Breaking News in Nigeria Today : Friday 19th January 2024

Breaking News in Nigeria Today Friday 19th January 2024

Here are some of the Breaking News in Nigeria Today Friday 19th January 2024 on some of the nation newspapers .

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Tinubu and the Power of Creative Economy

Power of creativity While extolling Funke Akindele, the Nollywood filmmaker for her recent box office accomplishment, President Bola Tinubu lauded the growing contribution of the Nigerian creative industry to the economic growth of the country. He acknowledged its pivotal place as, not just a medium for artistic expression but also a source of enormous soft…
New Telegraph.

How Cultists Rape Girls, Loot, Attack Residents at Will in Lagos Community

Threat Residents of Ijegun Egba Community in Oriade Local Council Development Area of Lagos State have been under siege, following attacks by cultists who rape girls, loot, and attack them with guns, axes, and other dangerous weapons in broad daylight. The residents have decried the increasing rate of cult activities in the community, stating that…
New Telegraph.

Oil Spill: Amnesty International Urges Nigeria to Make Shell Accountable

An international human rights organisation, Amnesty International, has called on Nigeria to hold Shell accountable for oil spills in Niger Delta and other alleged infringements. It opined that oil spills for de- cades from Shell Plc’s operations had damaged the health and livelihoods of many inhabitants of the Niger Delta. Amnesty International’s Head of Business…
New Telegraph.

Dry Season Farming: Nigeria to Become Net Exporter of Wheat

As the Federal Government secures $134 million loan from African Development Bank (AfDB) to commence dry season farming and boost food security in the country, the National Chairman, Board of Trustees of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Arc. Kabiru Ibrahim, has disclosed that Nigeria is tactically bidding to join the league of wheat producing…
New Telegraph.

Value of Nigerian Telecoms Market Hits $9BN

The Nigerian telecoms market size has been estimated at $9.09 billion in 2024, and is expected to reach $11.43 billion by 2029, growing at a CAGR of 4.70 per cent between 2024 and 2029. This was revealed by market intelligence firm, Mordor Intelligence, in its recent report of Nigerian tele- coms sector. Noting that the…
New Telegraph.

UNILORIN Empowers Staff With Specialised ICT Skills

The University of Ilorin on Wednesday organised an intensive Information and Communication Technology (ICT) training session for the Information Technology (IT) officers of its various faculties. Speaking at the event, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Prof. Olubunmi Omotesho, said that the training was to familiarise the participants with the operations of the university’s recently launched enterprise…
New Telegraph.

FCT-CARES: Abuja Enterprise Agency Receives 10,000 Applications

The Abuja Enterprise Agency (AEA) said it received over 10,000 applications from Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMSEs) in the Federal Capital Territory, to access the World Bank-supported Nigeria CO- VID-19 Action Recovery Plan and Economic Stimulus (N- CARES) programme. Mr Chudi Ugwuada-Ezirigwe, acting Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the agency, disclosed this…
New Telegraph.

FERMA Pledges Support for JICA’s Data Collection Survey

The Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) has pledged to support Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on the project titled “Data Collection Survey on Transport and Logistics Sector in Nigeria.” This was revealed during the visit by delegation from JICA led by Mr. Yamauchi Kunihiro to the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency headquarters, Abuja.’ The JICA survey…
New Telegraph.

5 Artistes to Watch Out for in 2024

For the Nigerian entertainment sector, 2023 was a remarkable year. Incredibly, Tems, Burna Boy, and Tiwa Savage performed exceptionally well and broke records. Every year, a new generation of talented musicians competes in the extremely competitive Nigerian music scene, and they are all expected to give it their all. New Telegraph’s EDWIN USOBOH outlines five…
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Don: Genome Editing In University Curriculum‘Ll Equip Students

Prof. Olalekan Akinbo, Supervisor, Centre of Ex- cellence in Science, Tech- nology and Innovation(STI), African Union Development Agency(AUDA-NEPAD), has called for the introduction of Genome Editing as course of study in Nigerian universities. Akinbo, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, said that Genome Editing science as a course of study…
New Telegraph.

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