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FG Pledges To Partner Guild Of Professional Bloggers Of Nigeria Towards Eradicating Fake News

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has advised Nigerians not to share any news they cannot vouch for. He stated this on Saturday at the inaugural lecture of the Guild of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria (GPBN), which held at Radission Blu, Ikeja, Lagos. The lecture which was titled: ‘Combating Fake News in the Cyberspace’, saw in attendance ...

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Total affirms commitment to sustainable economic agenda

To actively support nation-building efforts in line with the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Total E&P Nigeria has reiterated its commitment to providing employment opportunities through capacity building, and ensuring sustainable economic growth. Total explained that such capacity-building is one of the ways to transform the society through human, social and economic development; and as such is determined ...

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#WorldMentalHealthDay: Experts raise alarm on rising global mental health disorders

‘We treat 36, 000 cases yearly, says Ogun Psychiatric Hospital’ – Experts Experts have raised fresh alarm over rise in mental health disorders in every country on the planet, which they said are expected to cost the global economy £12 trillion yearly by 2030. Authors of a new report published yesterday in The Lancet to mark the World Mental Health ...

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Meet Nnamdi Nwobike, the Newly Appointed Public Affairs Director of the NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commision (NCC) has appointed Nnamdi Nwobike as its new Director Public Affairs following the retirement of Tony Ojobo on age grounds. Ojobo made a tweet about this development on his twitter handle: A phenomenal journey of 18 years at @NgComCommission comes to an end today. I give glory to God and pay tribute to Dr Ernest Ndukwe, my Boss, who ...

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20 Killed in Upstate New York Limo AutoCrash!

Twenty people have been killed after a limousine careened out of control in what investigators described Sunday as the most deadly transportation accident in the United States for nearly a decade. All 18 occupants of the SUV-style stretch limo died along with two pedestrians on Saturday afternoon in upstate New York, police deputy superintendent Christopher Fiore told a news conference. ...

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FCT Minister, Musa Bello, Nasir El-Rufai officially declare Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham in Abuja open!

The Honourable Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammed Musa Bello alongside the incumbent Governor of Kaduna State and Erstwhile Minister of FCT, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai have officially declared Hawthorn Suite by Wyndham in Abuja opened for full and maximum operations in delivering excellent hospitality services for its esteemed and valued customers which include Nigerians and Non-Nigerians. Speaking at the ...

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Ahmed Baruwa emerges winner at the Microsoft and Bluechip Data Science Bootcamps

Ahmed Baruwa, a 500-level student of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife, has emerged winner of the Inter-Campus Machine Learningcompetition. Mr Baruwa and other successful students will go on to participate in a 5-day Bootcamp organised by one of the competition’s sponsor, Bluechip Technologies. We congratulate @barux96 the winner of the Kaggle phase of the @BluechipTechNG InterCampus ML competition. He is Ahmed Baruwa, 500-level Electrical/ Electronic ...

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NYSC Approves Enrolment of Corps Members into NHIS

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has approved the enrolment of corps members into the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). The Director-General of the NYSC, Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, disclosed the approval of the health services scheme to journalists at the opening ceremony of the 2018 edition of the NYSC Annual Management Conference which coincides with the 45th anniversary of the ...

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Kemi Adeosun, Osun Elections Top the List of Most-Searched Words by Nigerians on Google Last Month!

Google, being the world’s biggest search engine, is just an essential tool in figuring out what Nigerians are interested in and curious about at any given point in time, after all, we frequently say “Google it”. So to bring you up with the major moments and top trends based on searches conducted by Nigerians. Here are the most-searched items by Nigerians ...

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GPBN WISHES NIGERIANS HAPPY 58th INDEPENDENCE DAY ANNIVERSARY AS GROUP HOLDS INAUGURAL LECTURE ON FAKE NEWS ON OCT 13

The Guild Of Professional Bloggers Of Nigeria (GPBN) wishes all Nigerians a Happy Independence as it is now set to host the first of its series of annual Lectures. The GPBN is a group of diverse bloggers founded in 2016, to exemplify professionalism in the business of news blogging in Nigeria. The 2018 Inaugural Lecture of the GPBN is themed: ...

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