FG Must Implement Local Content Act Properly To Boost The Economy – SystemSpecs CTO

Dr Emmanuel Eze, Chief Technology Officer and Executive Director of SystemSpecs, in this interview with JUSTUS ADEJUMOH, spoke on the significance of technological innovation in Nigeria, and how SystemSpecs is at the forefront of financial technology (FinTech) revolution with its array of solutions such as Remita payment, collection and payroll software, and its role as…

UAM Tillers Win HiFL League

University of Agriculture, Makurdi (UAM Tillers) won the maiden Higher Institution Football League (HiFL) on Saturday beating University of Calabar (Malabites) 5-4 on penalties after the final played at the Agege Stadium ended goalless. UAM Tillers started the game on the front foot, with their skipper Ebuka David at the thick of the action but…

Past Government Abandoned 800 Containers Of Power Equipment – Information Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed had disclosed that the past governments abandoned 800 containers of power equipment meant to help boost power generation in the country. The minister made this known when he featured on a national television on Saturday to discuss on the state of the nation. He said the containers…

Don’t Throw Away Colostrum, It Contains Antibodies Against Diseases- Paediatrician

A Consultant Paediatrician, Prof. Emmanuel Ekanem, on Saturday decried the practice of throwing away the colostrum after the delivery of newborns, saying it contains antibodies to protect newborns against disease. Ekanem of the Department of Paediatrics, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH), Calabar, Cross Rivers, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that it…

UNFPA Seeks Increased Investments In Health, Education, Good Governance

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Saturday called for increased investments in health, education and entrepreneurship development to unleash the potential of youths in the country. Dr Diene Keita, the Country Director, UNFPA Nigeria, made the call at the 25th Annual Teenage Festival of Life (TFL), organised by an NGO, Action Health Incorporated (AHI),…

2019: Getting Political Power Is Not By Killing, Violence – Dickson

Yenagoa – Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has cautioned that political activities before and during the forthcoming 2019 general elections may be characterised by bloodshed and violence if desperate politicians are allowed to have their way. He stated this during a special church service to mark the 7th edition of the state’s Annual Thanksgiving…

FRSC Debunks Extorting Motorists Over New Number Plate Enforcement

Lagos – The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has debunked the claims that its personnel ambush and extort motorists over the enforcement of the new number plates. Mr. Bisi Kazeem, Corps Public Education Officer, FRSC in a statement, insisted that its personnel never extort money from any motorists on the highway over the enforcement. Kazeem explained…