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NITDA partners Uniccon group to achieve FG’s 2030 digital literacy goals

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is set to partner with Uniccon Group on the Federal Government’s Digital Literacy Goals of attaining 95 per cent digital literacy in the country by 2030.   The Company’s innovation; Omeife humanoid robot has software features known as Omeife as a Service (OaaS) that strongly impacts and aids […]

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Court remands man for allegedly disobeying court supremacy

An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osun , on Monday , ordered the remand of Alawode Ridwan , 22, popularly called “Rado” in Ilesa Correctional center over alleged disobedient to court supremacy .   Ridwan pleaded not guilty to a count charge of contempt against him.   The Magistrate, Dr Olusegun Ayilara, had ordered the […]

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Bauchi govt inaugurates snake bite treatment center

The Bauchi State Government said it would soon commence treatment for victims of snake bite at Duguri treatment center in Alkaleri Local Government Area of the state.   The Executive Secretary,  Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BASPHCDA), Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, stated this while briefing newsmen on the 2023 World Neglected Tropical Disease (NTDs), on […]

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Asset declaration, panacea for eradicating corruption in public service-FG

The Federal Government has reiterated the need to apply individual and collective actions to reduce corruption and corrupt practices in the country to the barest minimum.   Minister of Transportation, Mua’zu Sambo said this on Tuesday in Abuja during a workshop organised by the ministry’s Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU).   The News Agency of […]

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PENGASSAN urges FG to revoke licence of oil marketers selling above approved price

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), has urged the Federal Government to revoke licences of oil marketers selling above approved pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS).   PENGASSAN said the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) should immediately mobilise its staff in various locations nationwide to monitor […]

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No basis for current petrol scarcity – PENGASSAN

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has said that there was no basis for the current scarcity and price increase of Premium Motor Spirits (PMS) across the country.   The PENGASSAN President, Mr Festus Osifo and its Secretary General, Mr Lumumba Okugbawa, in a statement on Monday, regretted the hardship […]

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US group tasks media on professionalism in 2023 polls reportage

The US Institute of Peace (USIP) on Tuesday in Abuja, urged the media to ensure thoroughness and due diligence in their reportage of the 2023 general elections.   USIP’S Interim Country Manager, Dr Chris Kwaja, said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the public relied largely on the media for […]

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Opposition deploying fake news to destabilise polls– FG

The Federal Government has again raised the alarm over increase in the use of fake news and disinformation to destabilise the electoral process and plunge the nation into crisis. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the worrisome trend was being perpetrated by destabilising agents, some of them linked to the opposition. […]

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MACBAN, other pastoralists want FG to take responsibility for airstrikes

Following the recent airstrike and killing of some herdsmen by the Nigeria Air Force, a coalition of pastoralists associations wants the Federal Government to take responsibility for the killings and compensate the victims.   The group, Coalition of Pastoralists Associations (CPAN), led by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), made this demand […]

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Stakeholders brainstorm on improving Nigeria’s energy transition plan

Stakeholders in the nation’s energy sector gathered in Abuja on Tuesday to brainstorm on ways of improving the energy transition plan, using green hydrogen to boost power supply. It was organised by German Government, African Network for Solar Energy and Renewable Energy and Energy Sufficiency Association (REEEA) with a workshop on Nigerian Perspective of a […]