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Governor Ikpeazu’s labour of love for MSMEs

Governor Ikpeazu’s labour of love for MSMEs

By Godwin Adindu Though he died unsung, Pa Ichiogu Ikpeazu,the great Umuobiakwa goldsmith, still lives on. Exceptional genes do not die. He produced a teacher, Nwaon¬o(nono) and the teacher produced another teacher, Okezie. If we could rewind the hand of the clock and call the dead back to life, Pa Ichiogu, today, would certainly take

Aduvie students shine in Microsoft competition

Students of Aduvie International School, Jahi, Abuja have emerged champions in various National categories at 10th edition of the Annual Microsoft Office Specialist Competition, Computer Fundamentals and Adobe Certification which was concluded recently. More than 500 students from 42 schools in the 36 states of Nigeria competed in the Competition. It was a record breaking

Ex-ICPC chair, Mustapha Akanbi, dies

A former President of the Court of Appeal, Mustapha Akanbi, is dead. Mr Akanbi died Sunday morning in Ilorin, Kwara State. A source told PREMIUM TIMES that the former chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) died around 1 a.m. His son, Kabir Akanbi, also confirmed the death to The Nation newspaper. He will

BREAKING: Ondo monarch, Oba Olanrewaju Lebi, passes on

A traditional ruler in Ondo State, Oba Olanrewaju Lebi of Ode-Irele, is dead The monarch, who held the title of Olofun of Irele, passed on in the early hours of Friday according to palace sources. Before he was crowned monarch in 1994, he had worked in the Federal civil service with secondment to the Presidency.

Okonjo-Iweala: Jonathan had vision for Nigeria but acknowledged he didn’t know economics

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance, says former president Goodluck Jonathan, acknowledged that he did not know economics but had a clear direction of where he wanted to take Nigeria to. In her recently-released book on her role in the Jonathan administration, Fighting Corruption is Dangerous, Okonjo-Iweala narrated how she came to join Jonathan’s team,

UNILORIN student develops app for patients to get quick access to healthcare

Adeshina Taiwo, a 400 Level student of computer science at the University of Ilorin, has developed a web application aimed at improving Nigeria’s healthcare system. The web app was exhibited on Monday at the first international conference organised by the faculty of communication and information sciences in Ilorin. Taiwo, who described the web application as

Libya Returnees: Obaseki approves verification exercise, payment of stipends

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved verification exercise and payment of three months stipends for new batch of Libya returnees of Edo State origin. Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Governor on Anti-Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration, Comrade Solomon Okoduwa, disclosed this during the verification exercise, noting, “The approval for the verification exercise

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