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    Biotech: How Bias Fuels Anti-GMO Controversies

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    A growing body of evidence and experiences from 20 years of commercial cultivation reveals that modern biotechnology has the potential to significantly increase productivity per unit area of land, reduce the use of pesticides and offer safer and more nutritious food, and consequently contribute to environmental sustainability. However, controversies on ethical concerns emerging from the…

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    Nigeria Market Is Riddled With Junk IT Products – Saied

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    Aasim Saied is the chairman of a mobile technology company which makes technology for the future, Akyumen Technologies. In this interview with Nkechi Isaac, he points out that Nigeria is well advanced in Information and Communication Technology development, but notes that the sector is riddled with substandard products which have negative consequences. Tell as about…

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    Telecoms Sector Records 0.95% Decline In Q3 2016

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    Nigeria’s telecommunications sector has recorded a 0.95 per cent decline in the third quarter (Q3) of 2016 from its previous 1.49 per cent in the second quarter (Q2). According to statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on November 21, 2016, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for telecommunication as at Q3 of 2016…

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    Are Telcos Short-changing Nigerian Government?

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    The Nigerian telecoms sector has indeed witnessed astronomical growth over the years in telephony access and data penetration. Today, active telephone lines are well over 150 million with close to 100 million Nigerians having access to the internet. The country’s teledensity is put at 108 percent while investment in the sector is put at over…

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    Experts Advocate Diversification Of Energy Sources

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    Experts under the auspices of Institute of Appraisers and Cost Engineers, a division of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), have maintained that diversification of the nation’s energy sources is key to sustainable energy. The experts unanimously adopted this at its 2016 national technical conference with the theme “Cost engineering, engineering economy and engineering valuation…

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    FEMA Donates Relief Items To 3 IDPs Camps

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    The Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has donated relief items to three internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps in Sunshine Estate, Bwari and Gongola. Addressing journalists during the presentation, the agency’s public relations officer, Mrs Josie Mudasiru, said the relief items, food and non-food, is meant to meet some of the basic needs of…

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    Kebbi, NASENI To Collaborate On Rural Electrification, Agric Technologies

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    The Kebbi State government has said the state will partner the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) in the promotion of rural electrification and agricultural development in order to create wealth and job opportunities in the state. Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu who disclosed this during a facility tour of the agency in Abuja,…

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