Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Thursday 11th July 2019

Nigeria Breaking News Today Headlines Thursday 11th July 2019

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‘Cheques to be obsolete in 5 years’

Ghana’s Vice-President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has predicted that the rapid evolution of Ghana’s payment system in the context of the digitisation agenda will soon render cheques obsolete in the payment for goods and services in Ghana. Speaking at the closing ceremony of the 2019 diaspora summit, he pointed out that with the introduction of mobile […]
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Fed boss expresses concern over Facebook’s digital currency plan

US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, has laid into Facebook’s plan to build a digital currency, saying that Libra “cannot go forward” until serious concerns are addressed. In his testimony to the US Congress yesterday, Powell said: “Libra raises many serious concerns regarding privacy, money laundering, consumer protection and financial stability,”  adding that any regulatory […]
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NAFDAC bans sniper importation, manufacture

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has banned the importation and manufacture of 100ml pack size of Agricultural formulations of Dichlorvos, popularly known as sniper. A statement by NAFDAC, signed by its Director General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, also banned the hawking of all similar formulations misused for agrochemical preservations. She […]
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Amnesty programme empowers 1,271, trains 1, 601

The Presidential Amnesty Programme has empowered 1,271 beneficiaries from March 2018 to June, this year. The beneficiaries, who had already been trained in various skills, were given empowerment packs in their respective trade areas to enable them start businesses to eke a living. Areas on which the beneficiaries were empowered included building materials, fish farming, […]
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Stakeholder tasks FG, others on broadband

The Federal Government, regulators, and industry stakeholders have been urged to examine the state of broadband in Nigeria and map out creative ways to ensure broadband penetration is accessible, available and affordable in all corners of the country. The coordinator of the Nigeria ICT Impact CEO Forum (NIICF) and Africa Digital Awards (ADA), who made […]
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The rate of crimes and scams in Nicaragua

Nicaragua is considered as one of the safer countries in Latin America. Tourism-related crime like petty theft and scam artists (and the occasional robbery and assault) sometimes occur, usually at night and involving alcohol. There have also been some problems with carjacking by criminals posing as police. For the moment, Elizabeth Perkins states that Nicaragua […]
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Ogun set up job portal for unemployed youths

As part of measures to combat unemployment in Ogun State, Governor Dapo Abiodun has set up a job portal for unemployed youths in the state to register on a continuous basis. The portal, with the site address http://www.iseya.ng/public/, was with a view to providing jobs suitable for trade and academic qualifications of the applicants. Abiodun, […]
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Ex-UI DVC cautions doctoral students against academic fraud

Immediate past Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) University of Ibadan, Professor Adeyinka Aderinto, yesterday warned doctoral students not to commit academic fraud as its effect could be unimagined in the future. Aderinto stated this at an interactive session for newly admitted doctoral students at the department of Sociology, University of Ibadan.  The professor of Criminology said that […]
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A revolution in Ebonyi State

Any abrupt change in accustomed way of governance or political process is often termed a revolution. What has been happening in the political culture of Ebonyi State since the governorship of Engr. Dave Umahi on May 29, 2015 to date may rightly be called a revolution. And this revolution or series of revolutions did not […]
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Fintrak boss honoured at Smart Cities forum

The Founder and Managing Director of Fintrak Nigeria Limited, Mr Bimbo Abioye, has been honoured with award for his strides in the Nigerian information technology space.  The award was presented to him at the just concluded Smart Cities forum in Abuja, according to a statement. Speaking after receiving the award, Abioye appreciated the organisers, noting […]
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