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APWEN AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP TO 6 GIRLS TO COMMEMORATE IWD

The Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria has awarded scholarships to 6 girls from three geo-political zones who participated in practical science, technology engineering, and mathematics competition, (Stem). This will help to encourage them in their pursuits of knowledge. The competition was organized by the association to commemorate the …

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Multichoice Nigeria Expresses Willingness To Partner with Abuja Broadcasting Corporation

  Multichoice Nigeria has expressed a willingness to partner with Abuja Broadcasting Corporation with a view to creating a mutually beneficial relationship. Managing Director, Multichoice Nigeria, Mr. John Ugbe , disclosed this when he led other management staff of the content carrier on a courtesy visit to the Management of …

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POLICY MAKERS CALL ON MEDIA PRACTITIONERS TO SHUN FAKE NEWS

Media practitioners in the country have been cautioned against patronizing fake news, which if left unchecked is capable of threatening the foundations of the country’s democracy. This call was made by a cross-section of journalists and policymakers at the 4th Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology Media Awards held in Abuja. …

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INEC TO DEPLOY ELECTRONIC VOTING MACHINES FOR ANAMBRA 2021 GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has hinted that the Anambra gubernatorial election in 2021 will be done through electronic voting. Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu said this in an interview after the budget defence of the commission at the national assembly. Prof Yakubu said the cost of the …

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WAEC RESULTS TO BE RELEASED NEXT WEEK

The West African Examinations Council has said the results of the 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination would be released next week. The results were supposed to be out today but the examination body said the postponement was due to the violence and arson in the country which affected some …

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NERC RESTATES COMMITMENT TO CUSTOMERS DESPITE TARIFFS HIKE

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), has restated its commitment to protecting its customers. The agency was responding to media reports on an increase in electricity tariffs. In a statement signed by the Chairman, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Mr, James A. Momoh who explained that tariff reviews will only follow …

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ALL IS NOW SET FOR THE LAUNCH OF MADE IN NIGERIA SPACE SATELLITE- ACTING DG NASRDA

The acting Director-General, National Space Research Development Agency NASRDA, Doctor Francis Chizea has confirmed that Nigeria is set to launch a made in Nigeria Space Satellite. The Director-General Doctor Francis Chizea stated this in an interview with Aso Radio and Television at the Obasanjo Space Centre in Abuja. Doctor Francis …

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UNITED KINGDOM ASSURES OF NEW COVID-19 TEST TO PROVIDE RESULTS IN 90 MINUTES

Department of Health in the United Kingdom has announced a deal with two companies based in Oxford and London to roll out COVID-19 test kits that will provide results in 90 minutes including other seasonal illnesses. Professor Tom Solomon of the University of Liverpool said the new technology will make …

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MINISTER OF TRANSPORTATION INSPECTS LAGOS-IBADAN RAIL LINE

By Ekaette Ibuot Barely two days after being sworn in as Minister of Transportation, Hon. Chibuike Amaechi has embarked on an inspection tour of the Lagos-Ibadan rail line. The 157km Lagos-Ibadan rail project was awarded in 2017 to a Chinese Civil Engineering Construction Company -CCECC, at $1.6billion, with a  three …

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