Tuesday, January 28 2020

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United States House of Representatives has condemned the decision of President Donald Trump to extend his administration’s travel ban that will affect Nigeria and some other countries. Trump signed the original travel ban on January 27, 2017, just a week into his tenure. The ban was upheld by the US Supreme Court on June 26, 2018. It affected …

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has ruled out the possibility of changing its name, ahead of the 2023 general election. Recall that Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan had started a campaign on social media calling for the change of name for the PDP. Other supporters of the party had also made a …

The Guinea-Bissau is seeking assistance from Nigeria in rice production to enable the foreign nation to meet its food sufficiency, food security, and nutrition targets. According to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, this was made public at the ministry’s headquarters in Abuja when the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, …

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The publisher of Sahara Reporters and presidential candidate of the in 2019 general elections Omoyele Sowore Monday said he was open to teaching Government or Geography in a Government-owned secondary school “while sitting idle in Abuja.” He said he looked for a public school where he could teach on Monday. But the principal had “disappeared” …

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday, reviewed the current security architecture of the country and demanded an urgent restructuring to make a way for intervention from other tiers of government. Lawan, in an interview with journalists in Abuja, also welcomed the recent regional and states initiatives to tackle the unfortunate security challenges …

WhatsApp, a giant chatting application that recently bade farewell to Windows Phone is now ready to do the same with some Android and iOS devices. This is, however, not surprising as there have been talks about it for quite a while. Starting from February 1, 2020, WhatsApp will no longer work on phones running Android …

Crucial knowledge about economic trends, government policies and other issues that can affect businesses in Africa’s rapidly evolving market are some of the insights to be gained at Vantage Forum, an upcoming high-profile business and economic outlook event organised by The Elevation Church (TEC), a dynamic non-denominational Christian Ministry. The event will feature industry experts …

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