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A Must Share! Girls4Tech Programme: Mastercard Moves to Close Skills Gap

MaterCard Girls4Tech Programme

Through Girls4Tech Programme, We’re Extending Our Commitment to Nigeria’s Next Generation of Women Leaders – Ifeoma Dozie Mastercard has launched the rollout of its first 2020 Girls4Tech programme in Nigeria. A total of 60 girls between the ages of nine and 12, currently attending the Holy Child College in Lagos, were encouraged to consider careers in science and technology. The ...

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Activist Makes Case For Nigerian Journalists Protection

A rights activist and Executive Chairman of Centre for Human Rights and social Justice (CHRSJ), Comrade Adeniyi Sulaiman has advocated for the protection of media practitioners’ right in Nigeria. While speaking at the two-day training programme for NGO workers on the usage of Social Media Platform, held at the Ekiti Hall of Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos State which was organized ...

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365 Days in Office: Buhari’s Aide Assures Youths of Better Deals Ahead

The Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Youth and Students Affairs, Nasir Adhama has said the next three years of the Buhari administration promises to be more eventful for the Nigerian youths with innovative programmes and activities. In a message of felicitation to Nigerians on the occasion of the first anniversary of the administration, Mr Adhama however expressed gratitude ...

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Nigerian Government’s Agreement With Niger Delta Militants

The Federal Government and ex-militants have resolved to end the ongoing pipeline vandalism in the Niger Delta region, an official has said. Paul Boroh, the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Niger-Delta Matters and Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, said this at the end of a meeting he convened in Benin. Mr. Boro, a retired Brigadier General, told journalists ...

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Buhari’s Unfulfilled Promise At Democracy Day

Nigerians’ expectation that President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday, during his Democracy Day speech, keep his promise of giving specific details of recovered loot as part of his anti-graft crusade were disappointed. The President had earlier this month in London promised to provide specific details of all recovered stolen public funds. He had said: “So far, what has come out, ...

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Labour To Buhari: Why You Must Resign As Petroleum Minister Now

Trade Union Congress (TUC) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to quit the position of Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources. The labour explained that its advise was based on the fact that the office is too critical to the economy to be combined with the office of the President and Commander-In -Chief of Nigerian Armed Forces. According to TUC President, ...

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UBA Teller Officer Docked Over N1.1m Theft

A teller officer with United Bank of Africa, UBA, Plc, Toheeb Adelabu, was on Tuesday, charged before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate’s Court, Lagos, on the alleged theft of N1.1 million. The 30 years old accused person, attached to the Iponrin Branch of UBA, is facing a count charge bordering on stealing. The charge against the accused reads: “that you ...

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Insurgency: Teenage Boko Haram Bride Recounts Ordeal In Capativity

A 17-year-old escapee from Boko Haram captivity, who was simply identified as Zara, has shared her painful experience in the hands of her abductors before her rescue. According to Vanguard reports, Zara, who also had a child for her terrorist husband, was rescued from the Sambisa forest following an aerial bombardment of the forest where Boko Haram insurgents have their ...

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Saving Nigerians From Activities of Electricity Distribution Companies, Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission By Chima Ugwuanyi

After grappling over the decades. with the reform of the power sector by successive governments, committing trillions of Naira into it, with the genuine intention of making electricity available in abundance to Nigerians for both industrial and domestic uses, efficient electricity generation, transmission and supply to end users had continued to elude government, hence the decision by government to privatize ...

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EFCC Witness Narrates How NIMASA Transfered N1.5bn Into Many Accounts

A prosecution witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes ‎Commission (EFCC), Teslim Ajuwon, on Thursday, told an Old Igbosere High Court of Lagos State, on how the sum of N1.5 billion was transferred from Nigerian Maritime Administration Safety Agency (NIMASA) into various companies account. The witness who was testifying before Justice Raliat Adebiyi led-court said that ‎the money was transferred ...

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