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VC4A Startup Academy: Learning Resource For Africa’s Rockstar Entrepreneurs

The VC4A Startup Academy (https://VC4A.com/academy) is offering direct access to expertise proven to work for successful entrepreneurs and investors operating across Africa. Founders can take their business to the next level by learning about the latest insights, download tools and listen to advice from 35 experts active in the emerging African startup ecosystem. The VC4A Startup Academy, launched today and ...

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SSSANU, Others To Join University’s Strike

Joint Action Committee (JAC) of National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), Non-Academic Staff of Universities (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Universities (SSANU) have issued notice of resumption of their suspended nationwide strike. Addressing a press conference, in Abuja, on Wednesday afternoon,  the the JAC of the unions said the action would take effect from Monday, September 11. This was ...

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EFCC Probes Okonjo-Iweala, Fayemi, Fayose

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen; Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State; his predecessor and the current Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr.  Kayode Fayemi; and the immediate past Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, are among high-profile personalities currently under its investigation. The names are contained in the list of ...

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Court Stops Kanu From Anambra Election

Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday granted the request seeking to serve court processes on Nnamdi Kanu and the Indigenous People of Biafra through substituted service; ahead of the November election in Anambra State. The court, however, ordered that other respondents in the matter, namely the Inspector-General of Police, the Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and the ...

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Lai Opens BUK’s Communications Faculty

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Wednesday inaugurated the new Faculty of Communication complex in Bayero University, Kano (BUK). In his speech at the inauguration which took place at the permanent site of the institution, the minister commended BUK for blazing the trail in elevating Mass Communication to a full Faculty. “BUK wants to be the foremost ...

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Osinbajo Says FG Will Dredge River Benue

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that the Federal Government was seriously considering dredging River Benue and constructing drainages along the banks to mitigate the effect of flooding in Benue State. Osinbajo stated this, on Wednesday, in Makurdi, while in the state for an on-the-spot assessment of the recent flood which affected 21 out of the 23 local government areas ...

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Nigeria Out Of Recession – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday received the Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou in Daura, Katsina State, where he confirmed that Nigeria is out of recession. “Nigeria is finally out of economic recession,” said Buhari, who also told newsmen after a closed door meeting with the visiting Nigerien leader, Issoufou that he was “very happy’’ to hear that the country was finally ...

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Man Dies During Marriage Ritual

A young man, Yari Inusa, has died while competing with another suitor for a lady’s hand in marriage at Durmin Biri village, in the Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State. Police sources said the man died following injuries he sustained on the head when he engaged in a Fulani traditional game of Sharo with another man, Ahmed Saidu, to ...

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5 Down With Diarrhoea in IDP Camp

No fewer than five cases of diarrhoea have been reported at the camp holding internally displaced persons in Makurdi, health officials said Tuesday. The camp was opened on August 31, after heavy downpour left about 110,000 people homeless, WHILE About 46,000 homes were reportedly affected by the flood, which occurred on August 27, according to locals. The state government, in ...

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Edoho Dropped From TV Quiz Show

Amiable broadcaster and presenter, Frank Edoho will not be on air when popular family game show, Who Wants To Be A Million would be back on air with a new sponsor, Airopay. After 13 years of hosting the show, Edoho has been dropped and replaced by someone yet to be unveiled, but an organiser disclosed that they did not have ...

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