Science & Technology

A  Private Estate Developer and President Domak Group, Dr Kinsley Azonobi, has urged the incoming government to allow private investors’ full operation of the power sector in order to boost effectiveness and enhance economic growth. Azonobi made the call while addressing newsmen after his presentation at the ongoing Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES) in Abuja. Newsmen also […]

The federal government has approved an N495 million contract for the procurement and installation of scanners at some railway stations in the country to minimise the risk of attacks. Specifically, the baggage scanners are to be installed at the Kubwa, Idu, Jere, Rigassa, Kaduna and Kano railway stations. Minister of State for Transportation, Ademola Adegoroye, […]

Women in Technical Education and Employment (WITED) has been commended for its giant strides in the area of inclusivity and diversity. The wife of the Kaduna State Governor, Arc, Hadiza isma, Elrufai, represented by Mr Stephen joseph who stated this on Tuesday in Kaduna, said the state government has been deliberate in its policies and actions. On […]

North Korea has temporarily taken over as head of a top nuclear disarmament forum at the United Nations. This came as North Korea was earlier this year accused of testing intercontinental ballistic missiles, which are banned by the United Nations’ Security Council. However, North Korea assumed the presidency of the Conference on Disarmament as the […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission ran a mock exercise with the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) in Ekiti on Monday, ahead of the state’s governorship election. BVAS facilitates the accreditation of voters on election day. Speaking to reporters during the exercise, INEC’s Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu said the exercise had been a success. The INEC Chairman added that […]

 The Police Command in Kogi on Sunday confirmed another yet to be ascertained explosion in Kabba Town of Kabbah-Bunu Local Government Area of the state. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP William Ovye-Aya who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Lokoja, said there was no casualty. The police spokesperson explained that the explosion happened at […]

A Non-Governmental Organization, ActionAid Nigeria in continuation of its system and structure strengthening approach against radicalization to violent extremism(SARVE3) project, has selected 6 local governments towards building community peace through youth radio listener’s session. The Resilience Programme Coordinator, ActionAid Nigeria, Anicetus Atakpu, disclosed this during the third phase of the programme in Kaduna, on Friday. […]

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal filed by Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, seeking to stop his probe over an alleged ninety-six-billion-naira fraud. In a lead judgment prepared by Justice Emmanuel Augie but read by Justice Adamu Jairo, the Supreme Court dismissed the appeal of Mr. Ameachi on grounds that the issue of not […]

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ruled that the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) cannot regulate the practice of advertising in Nigeria contrary to the provisions of the extant Advertising Practitioners (Regulation) Act of 2004. The court also declared that the NBC lacks the power to prohibit exclusivity on privately acquired intellectual property rights […]

A man has died in a petrol tanker accident that occurred on the Otedola Bridge axis of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The Permanent Secretary of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed this in a statement on Friday. He, however, did not state when the accident occurred, although photos released by the […]

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