TETFund, ICDL partner on tech skills for tertiary institutions

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) and a multinational ICT firm, International Computer Driving License (ICDL) are combining efforts to offer computer and digital skills to public tertiary institutions. 

 

The partnership, which is an initiative of ICDL, is aimed at bridging the digital skills gap among academics [...]

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Swiss govt donates funds for urban, climate dev’t in Africa

The Swiss government has agreed to make available the sum of 3.2million Swiss francs for funding of African initiatives through the African Development Bank.

The agreement which was signed by the continental bank and the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs of the Government of the Swiss Confederation, will help African cities plan and [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019

3 states to get NIRSAL’ N4.5bn loan for maize farming

Farmers in will Benue, Niger and Ekiti states will receive a N4.5billion loan to boost maize and soybean production in the 2019 wet season.

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending, NIRSAL, said the credit will be disbursed to 3,750 farmers in the pilot states under the Mapping for Markets, M2M, project.

Sun, 16 June 2019

Transportation: FG to partner foreign companies

The Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Transportation, Mallam Sabiu Zakari, has reiterated the federal government’s commitment to partner with stakeholders and investors in the transportation sector. 

The permanent secretary disclosed when he received a delegation led by Italy’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Stef [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019

EFCC raid internet fraudsters in Abuja, Edo, Enugu, others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have apprehended seven internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, a metropolis at the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

They are: Asuquo Happiness, Agboje Lucky, Emmanuel Ochuko Okume, Lucky Ijire, Karo Ijire, Chinaka Chijoke Promise and Ibrahim Adiat.

The suspects, who w [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019

FCT indigenes to Buhari:Show we are Nigerians, give us minister

As President Muhammadu Buhari prepares to appoint new ministers, the original inhabitants of Abuja have renewed calls for a ministerial slot to ensure equity and that they are Nigerians.

The indigenes centered their demand on a 2018 judgment of the Court of Appeal and an enrolled order compelling the president to expeditiously appoint an [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019

Appeal Court strikes out suit against Ihedioha

The Court of Appeal in Owerri, Imo State, on Sunday, struck out the suit challenging the emergence of Governor Emeka Ihedioha as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 election.

The suit, filed by Senator Samuel Anyanwu, who was also an aspirant, had earlier been stuck out by the Owerri Federal High Court.< [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019

June 12 not achievement, fix economy- Omini

The National Coordinator of PDP Youth Alliance, Dr. Charles Omini, has called on the federal government to as a matter of urgency fix the nation’s economy.

Speaking in Abuja, Omini said June 12 is not an achievement when all sectors of the economy has collapsed.

Omini stressed on the need for a vibrant approach to fixing the [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019

Benue assembly elect new leaders

The 9th Benue State House of Assembly has elected its leaders.

Among the leaders is the youngest in the House, 27-Year Old Cephas Dyaku of Konshisha state Constituency who emerged as the Minority Whip.

Our correspondent reports that Hon. Damian Tyoapine Cheme, representing Gwer West Constituency, emerged as the Majority Leader, wh [...]

Sun, 16 June 2019

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PhotoTETFund, ICDL partner on tech skills for tertiary institutions

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) and a multinational ICT firm, International Computer Driving License (ICDL) are combining efforts to of [...]

19 June 2019

PhotoTransportation: FG to partner foreign companies

The Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Transportation, Mallam Sabiu Zakari, has reiterated the federal government’s commitment to [...]

16 June 2019