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    Garki Market: AMML Denies Extortion, Alleged Demolition

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    Abuja Markets Management Limited (AMML) has denied allegation of extortion and planned demolition of shops in Garki Model Market by some petty traders in the market. There was a peaceful protest by some traders in the market numbering about 20 who alleged that the market managers were extorting them and going ahead with the demolition…

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    Yahoo To Be Renamed Altaba After $4.8bn Acquisition

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    Yahoo will be renamed Altaba after the sale of its web assets to Verizon for $4.83 billion, the company said in a SEC regulatory filing, adding that its chief executive officer, Marissa Mayer, and five other directors will step down. Altaba will be a holding company with as primary assets, a 15 per cent stake…

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    Experts Give Divergent Views On ICT Development In 2017

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    The telecommunications industry in Nigeria is one that can currently be described as self-aware and steadily adapting to the stark realities of business – changing trends, intense rivalry, regulatory uncertainties etc. There is a general understanding that to remain sustainable in the current industry, there was the  need to recreate existing products, diversify into new…

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    FG To Establish ICT University In 2017

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    The Federal Government has disclosed that it will establish an Information Communication Technology, ICT, University in the first quarter of 2017. The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, disclosed this yesterday in Abuja when he featured at the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Forum. “By the grace of God, in the next three to six months,…

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    Why We’re Biofortifying Staple Foods – Howarth Bouis

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    Howarth Bouis is the founding director of HarvestPlus. He was recently recognised as one of the winners of the 2016 World Food Prize Laureates for his contributions to the development, research and promotion of biofortification as a strategy to alleviate micronutrient malnutrition in developing countries. In this interview with Nkechi Isaac, he talks about his…

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    Nigeria, Israel Cooperate On Technology Transfer, Rapid Industrialisation

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    Scientific advances and technological change are important drivers of a nation’s economic performance. The ability to create, distribute and exploit knowledge has become a major source of competitive advantage, wealth creation and improvements in the quality of life. Some of the main features of this transformation are the growing impact of science and technology on…

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    Expanding Scope Of ICT Programming To Youths: Examples From TZE Foundation

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    The Zariah Elizabeth (TZE) Foundation is partnering Nigeria Information Technology Development Agency in providing information and technology skills to youths. In this report, Nkechi Isaac x-rays the recent training by the Foundation. The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) leaders of tomorrow are theyoung men of today. As technology is the next ecosystem, the public and…

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