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    Enhancing Nigeria’s Cyber Space Security

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    The growth and penetration of mobile telephony, and the increasing access to the internet and broadband services coupled with the rise in the adoption of the social media have resulted in the unprecedented mass adoption of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and the growth in digital content creation and consumption. It is now common…

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    Why Africa Must Invest In Low Technology Innovations – Onu

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    The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has said the utilization of local technology developed by Africans holds the key for the rapid technological development of the continent. He stated this when he received the executive secretary of the African Union Scientific and Research Commission, Dr Ahmad Handy, in his office in Abuja,…

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    Why FG Should Promote Ginger Production

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    Ginger, Zingiber Officinale Rosc, is an important spice known worldwide for its culinary and medicinal qualities. Its pungency and aroma are due to the presence of oleoresin and essential oils. In nearly a century of ginger production, Nigerian farmers have relied mostly on two cultivars namely yellow ginger and black ginger. Ginger production, processing and…

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    Expert Urges FG To Liberalise Power Sector

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    Experts in the power sector have called on the Federal Government to liberalise the sector to attract the type of investment required to upscale the energy production in the country. Speaking at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Global Environment Facility (GEF)-sponsored project document validation workshop on promoting low carbon energy solutions in Nigeria’s energy/power…

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    Regent School Abuja Clinches National History Competition

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    Regent School, Abuja, has clinched the first position in a national history competition organised by a nongovernmental organisation (NGO), Buharian Culture Organisation in collaboration with another NGO, Know Your History. The school competed against two other schools, Primere Academy, Lugbe and Government Day Secondary School (GDSS), Gauraka Tafa LGA, Niger State, coming out tops in…

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    FG Moves To Ensure Food Security Through NEWEST Rice

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    The Federal Government has taken steps to stop the humongous capital flight associated with rice importation and ensure food security for the populace through the introduction of a nitrogen-use efficient and salt tolerant (NEWEST) rice. The NEWEST rice project, being coordinated by the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) in collaboration with Arcadia Biosciences, CIAT, the…

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    NCC Tennis League: Players Want More Tournaments

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    Players at the ongoing Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Tennis Tournament have urged the commission to organise more tourneys to enable Nigerian players develop professionally. Speaking to journalists during the closing ceremony of the 2nd semi-final championship in Abuja over the weekend, lead player of Abuja-based Team Tombim, Moses Michael, said such tournaments will prime players…

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    FCTA To Relocate 500 IDPs

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    The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has said that plans are underway to relocate 500 internally displaced persons (IDPs) who have indicated interest in returning back to their respective states. This was disclosed by the director-general of the FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Alhaji Abbas Idriss, during a media interaction with journalists at the agency’s…

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