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We’ll build a viable, prosperous state through SMEs: Kwara Governor

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, at the weekend, said his administration’s upcoming social investment programme has been designed to fund small businesses, artisans, and lift many people out of poverty. “This journey has begun with the passage of the Kwara State Social Investment Programme Bill by the State Assembly. We will make sure to redistribute

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Cash Transfers: FG alarmed over extortion of beneficiaries

The Federal Government has raised concerns over reports that some beneficiaries of its N5,000 monthly stipends under the Conditional Cash Transfer scheme are being shortchanged. The Senior Adviser to President Buhari on Social Investments, Mrs. Mariam Uwais, revealed this on Thursday, in Abuja, at the launch of the Third-Party Monitors for the National Social Safety

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Osinbajo on cutting-edge AI apps

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria needs an institution that will produce cutting edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications for education, business, medicine, security among others.  Osinbajo expressed this view in his keynote address at the First Board Meeting/Fund Raising dinner in aid of the establishment of the Nigerian University of Technology and Management (NUTM) on Wednesday

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Kwara to meet Nigeria’s sugar needs

Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has said the state alone has the potential and the fertile land to produce Nigeria’s sugar need.Speaking during a visit to the Dangote Refinery and Petrochemical Plant in Lagos, AbdulRazaq said his administration is keying into public-private partnerships to attract investments and create jobs and wealth for the people. With

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2019 Abuja International Trade Fair

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) says the forthcoming 2019 Abuja International Trade Fair will feature 45 foreign companies to strengthen businesses, trade and investment opportunities in the country. The ACCI Director-General, Chief Tonia Shoyele, while briefing newsmen on Monday in Abuja said that the foreign companies were expected from India, Bangladesh, Ghana,

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Nigeria and obsolete technologies — NACETEM

Nigeria has become recipient of obsolete and misfit technologies, a research carried out by the National Centre for Technology Management (NACETEM) reveals. NACETEM is an agency of Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Science and Technology that provides critical knowledge support in the area of Science, Technology, Innovation (STI) management for sustainable development. In a report made

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