April 19, 2024

[GIST] Tech4her Africa begins DataDiva to empower 5,000 female undergraduates with data science skills

[GIST] Tech4her Africa begins DataDiva to empower 5,000 female undergraduates with data science skills

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Tech4her Africa on Thursday launched its DataDiva Project, an ambitious initiative aimed at equipping 5,000 female university students across Lagos and three other Southwest states in Nigeria with essential data science skills by 2026. The DataDiva project is an independent program organised to support the annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) Datathon held at Stanford […]

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[GIST] AHF trains women on prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission

[GIST] AHF trains women on prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), an NGO, on Thursday, trained women living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in the FCT, Abuja, on prevention of transmission of the virus to infants. The organisation’s Country Director, Dr Echey Ijezie, said during a one-day workshop for participants across the six area councils of the FCT, that the initiative is […]

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[GIST] Liverpool knocked out of Europa League by Atalanta

[GIST] Liverpool knocked out of Europa League by Atalanta

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Liverpool were knocked out of the Europa League by Atalanta with the Italian side reaching the semi-finals 3-1 on aggregate on Thursday.

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April 18, 2024

April 17, 2024

[GIST] Stakeholders seek end to heightened insecurity, delays at terminals

[GIST] Stakeholders seek end to heightened insecurity, delays at terminals

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Importers and clearing agents have voiced serious concerns over ongoing security issues and operational inefficiencies at some terminals at Tin Can Port. Industry insiders report frequent incidents of vandalism and theft

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April 16, 2024

[GIST] Kano APC backs Ganduje, axe ward official for six months over his purported suspension

[GIST] Kano APC backs Ganduje, axe ward official for six months over his purported suspension

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The Kano state chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has faulted the purported suspension of the national chairman of the party, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje from the party.

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April 15, 2024

[GIST] Nobody cleared yet in Humanitarian Ministry probe, says EFCC

[GIST] Nobody cleared yet in Humanitarian Ministry probe, says EFCC

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday disclosed that it has discovered other fraudulent dealings involving COVID-19 funds, World Bank loan and Abacha recovered loot at the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs.

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[GIST] Anger among Israeli Bedouins after girl wounded in Iranian attack

[GIST] Anger among Israeli Bedouins after girl wounded in Iranian attack

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In his spartan home in Israel's Negev desert, Mohamed Hassouna points to the spot where his seven-year-old daughter Amina was seriously wounded by a fragment of a projectile during Iran's attack on Israel.

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April 14, 2024

[GIST] Bibani Books to hold virtual session

[GIST] Bibani Books to hold virtual session

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The Bibiani Books is set to hold a virtual session for the dedicatees of the Tragedy of Being Born Beautiful on Sunday, April 28,   a discourse aimed at sampling their opinion about the work.

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[GIST] The silence of the ministry of solid minerals

[GIST] The silence of the ministry of solid minerals

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It is quite pathetic that despite the fact that it has been some weeks since the issue of unregulated mining in OAU gained public attention, the Federal Ministry of Solid Minerals has not found it worthy to react not to talk of mandating security..

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[GIST] We’ll sustain military onslaught against bandits in Zamfara, Tinubu tells Governor Lawal

[GIST] We’ll sustain military onslaught against bandits in Zamfara, Tinubu tells Governor Lawal

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President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has reiterated his administration’s commitment to ending banditry in Zamfara State. The President told Governor Dauda Lawal in Lagos that he had ordered the deployment of additional troops to Zamfara to further check the menace of banditry in that area. A statement by Lawal's spokesperson, Sulaiman Bala Idris, explained that Tinubu […]

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April 13, 2024

[GIST] Climate Action Africa urges broader stakeholder collaboration to address Nigeria's climate crisis

[GIST] Climate Action Africa urges broader stakeholder collaboration to address Nigeria's climate crisis

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Leading advocate for climate resilience and sustainable development in Nigeria, Climate Action Africa (CAA), has called for a more impactful and inclusive approach to tackling the country's pressing climate challenges.

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April 12, 2024

[GIST] NNL chairman canvasses community ownership of clubs

[GIST] NNL chairman canvasses community ownership of clubs

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Chairman of Nigeria National League (NNL), George Aluo, has reiterated the need for communities to pool resources together and establish clubs, saying that is the only way the country’s club football will grow to the desired level.

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April 11, 2024

[GIST] NUT faults non-payment of primary school teachers

[GIST] NUT faults non-payment of primary school teachers

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National President of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Audu Amba, has berated states owing primary school teachers despite the current harsh economic situation in the country.

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April 10, 2024