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SCIENCE FAIR EVENT: OVER 1000 GIRLS CHALLENGED TO TAKE UP SCIENCE

Over 1000 Primary and Secondary school students have been challenged and motivated to change the world with the use of Science and Technology at the 2017 Science Fair event for female students which held on Thursday. The event, organised by the Science Ambassadors Foundation (SAF) in collaboration with the Faculty of Science, University of Lagos, sought to increase the desire ...

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CAN meets Osinbajo over Islamic studies, North threat, killings, lists demands [Full text]

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) yesterday met Acting President Yemi Osinbajo behind closed doors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The delegation was led on the courtesy visit by its President, Rev Dr Samson Olasupo Ayokunle. At the meeting, CAN made five demands in a letter delivered to Osinbajo. The demands bothered on the following: “Change of obnoxious curriculum that ...

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Communication Minister Holds Press Briefing on Proposed 2017 Smart Cities Summit

The Honorable Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu has called a Press Briefing on the proposed ‘Smart Cities Nigeria Summit’. The Press briefing which was held at the Honourable  Minister of Communication Conference Room was aimed at informing the general public on the implementation processes involved of this laudable project targeted at improving the Information Communication Technology in Nigeria. The read ...

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Press Release: Nigeria Internet Governance Forum 2017

1.   The Nigeria Internet Governance Forum Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group (NIGF-MAG) in collaboration with the Government of Kaduna State and other stakeholders in the country is organizing special edition of the annual Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (NIGF 2017) in Kaduna state, with the overarching theme ‘’CONNECTING, SHAPING & EMPOWERING THE PEOPLE’’ . Date: 13 July 2017; Venue: the Umaru Musa ...

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A must Read! Emir Sanusi Bares his mind on Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba…The Problem of Nigeria!

The former Central Bank Governor, and Emir of Kano His Royal Highness Muhammadu Sanusi the second , surprised guests present at the Muson Centre for the launching of the book of Sir Olaniwun Ajayi. Below is his unedited speech. “Let me start by saying that I am Fulani (laughter). My grandfather was an Emir also fulani my uncle and guardian ...

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Ministry of Justice and Paradigm Initiative Hosted Law Enforcement Agencies at a Digital Rights and Cybercrimes Workshop

Participants at a workshop on Digital Rights and Cybercrimes have called for increased capacity building for law enforcement agencies on handling issues related to cybercrimes in Nigeria. The workshop which was organized by Paradigm Initiative in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Justice on Wednesday, 31st May 2017 focused primarily on section 24 and 38 of the Nigeria’s Cybercrimes (Prohibition, ...

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The Quit Notice on the Igbos and Its Acceptance: Sectional, Unconstitutional and Parochial

The attention of the Nigerian Youth Parliament has been drawn to the recent publication of the youths from the Northern extraction under the aegis of the Northern Nigerian Youth Coalition on its purported issuance of the quit notice on indigenes of the South Eastern States of our dear Nation. More worrisome is the rash acceptance of this balkanizing position by ...

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ECOWAS partners ICEED on cookstoves testing and standards

In collaboration with the International Centre for Energy, Environment & Development (ICEED), the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREE) is training scientists and representatives of the clean cooking energy industry in West Africa on testing and standards. The training programme held at the ICEED Clean Energy Training Centre in Afikpo June 5 – 9, 2017 brings together ...

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Hospitals for Humanity unveils Efe Ejeba as its 1K1M Fundraising Ambassador for its Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Initiative (PCTSI)

Hospitals for Humanity unveils its Fundraising Ambassador- Efe Ejeba (Winner BBN 2017) for its 1K1M fundraising campaign. Launched earlier this year, the 1K1M fundraising campaign is an effort to get one million people donate at least 1,000 Naira (or its currency equivalent) to its Paediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery Initiative which brings (over 90%) free open heart surgeries to children born with ...

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Inaugural Address of Minister of Communication at the Inauguration of the Implementation Committee of the Proposed ICT University of Nigeria

As part of the Federal Government’s effort through the Ministry of Communication to move ICT in Nigeria to global competitive market Honourable Minister has delivered an explosive inaugural address on the implementation plan and its committee for the proposed ICT University of Nigeria yesterday in Abuja. READ THE INAUGURAL ADDRESS BELOW 1.   I am delighted to welcome distinguished members of ...

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