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Buhari hosts Africa Youth Congress Against Corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari has hosted the 2018 Africa Youth Congress Against Corruption Summit in Abuja yesterday, Sunday 9th December in commemoration of World Anti Corruption Day. The event, which held inside the old Banquet Hall, State House Presidential Villa, had in attendance members of the congress from across Africa. The event was also well attended by ministers and other top ...

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Importation: ‘Nigeria saves $21bn on food’

President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion. The President said the humongous savings will be deployed to other critical areas like infrastructure, education, health care, and many others. President Buhari was reacting to recent disclosures by the Central ...

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NUJ honours Premium Times journalist

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Akwa Ibom State Council, on Friday held an award night in Uyo where prizes were given out to journalists for their professional works for the year 2018. Cletus Ukpong, an assistant editor with PREMIUM TIMES, was among the journalists who received prizes. Cletus Ukpong, an assistant editor with PREMIUM TIMES Mr Ukpong, who covers ...

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NOUN Graduates To Participate In NYSC, Attend Law School

Students of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)can now heave a sigh of relief as President Muhammadu Buhari assents to theNational Open University Amendment Act 2018. The Special Adviser to the President on National AssemblyMatters, Senator Ita Enang, disclosed this to State House correspondents onFriday in Abuja. He said, “President Buhari has also assented to NationalOpen University Amendment Act, ...

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Google Station Launches Free WiFi in Wuse Market, Abuja!

Google has taken another leap in its quest to provide free internet to Nigerians. The Silicon Valley company launched Nigeria’s second Google Station center, Google’s public WiFi initiative, in Abuja over the weekend. This development was amongst major trending topics on twitter alongside the #Theexperience13 #TE13 #JesusourPeace throughout the last weekend This makes Abuja the second location after Lagos to ...

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Why Buhari declined assent to Electoral Act Amendment Bill – Presidency

FOR the third time, President Muhammadu Buhari has declined his assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018, alleging irregularities and draft issues. The rejection of the Electoral Amendment Bill according to the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang was communicated to the National Assembly on August 30. This is as the President ...

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NCDC, WHO SIMULATION EXERCISE PUTS GLOBAL PANDEMIC READINESS TO THE TEST

A simulation for a global pandemic response involving more than 40 countries takes place 4-6 December, 2018, coordinated by the World Health Organization’s Global Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and by the ‘EOC Network’, a global network of health emergency operations centres. This is the first global pandemic response training exercise, and the third in a series of simulations this year, ...

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African Startups Can Now Apply to Pitch at Africa Startup Summit in Kigali, Rwanda

The Africa Startup Summit in partnership with mediatech organisation, Disrupt Africa, has opened applications for startups from around the continent. Selected startups will get the opportunity to Pitch Live at the Africa Startup Summit in Kigali, Rwanda on February 14-15. Got an awesome African tech startup? Apply to pitch at the Africa Startup Summit in Kigali in February https://t.co/Q3RUYcE4ak— Tom Jackson ...

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Nigerian youth creates”Yorlang”that enables you code in Yoruba

O Do you have to know English to code? 4 days ago, I would have said, yes. But just this week, I stumbled upon Yorlang, an esoteric programming language designed to write small programs using Yoruba language constructs. That has transformed my view. Hi guys, so I created a programming language that allows you write code in Yoruba, it's called "Yorlang", it also comes ...

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Insecurity: Youth group wants military, civilian collaboration

Mr Prosper Okafor, President, National Youth Summit on Peace and Security (NYSPS), says that only synergy between the military and civilians, especially youths could guarantee lasting victory over insurgency and insecurity in the country. Engr. Prosper Okafor, President and Convener of National Youth Summit on Peace and Security  Okafor told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja ...

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