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Photos: Amina Mohammed departs Nigeria for New York as she assumes office as UN Deputy Secretary-General tomorrow

Former Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, last night departed Nigeria for New York where she will be assuming office as the New Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations. On her twitter handle, Amina wrote:  “Farewell Nigeria as my life journey takes another turn on the road. Thank you for your kind words of support. Allah swt ya saka da ...

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Real life Heroine of Hidden Figures, 98yr old Katherine Johnson was at the Oscars with Taraji last night

For those of you who have watched the amazing historical movie, Hidden Figures, then you should know who Katherine Goble Johnson is.Taraji P Henson portrayed Katherine in the movie. The 98 year old mathematician who made amazing contributions to the United States’ aeronautics and space programs with the early application of digital electronic computers at NASA, was brought on stage ...

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Sensitization summit held on MTN Animal Identification and Management Solution

A one-day sensitization summit was recently held in Kaduna on the benefits of the MTN Animal Identification and Management Solution (MTN AIMS). The solution helps farmers to identify their livestock, pets and other animals electronically. With the use of handheld RFID scanners and a short code, Law Enforcement Agents, Veterinary Inspectors, Cattle Market Operators, Transporters, Abattoirs and

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Fidelity Bank Reiterates Support For Agric Value-Chain Funding

BEVERLY HILLS, February 26, (THEWILL) – One of the country’s leading financial institutions, Fidelity Bank Plc has pledged support for ongoing efforts to strengthen Nigeria’s agricultural value-chain by providing innovative funding schemes and technical advisory services to Micro Small and Medium Scale Enterprises, MSMEs, and commercial agribusiness projects. The bank’s Head, Agric Division, Omobola Odubanjo disclosed this in Lagos recently ...

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Stop Crediting Osinbajo With Aviation Sector Reform – Minister Tells Journalists

BEVERLY HILLS, February 26, (THEWILL) – The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has stated that the ongoing reorganisation in the aviation agencies has no connection with the visit of the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos. Sirika said this in a statement issued in Abuja at the weekend by the Deputy Director, ...

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Obasanjo Reveals How He Consulted Mandela, Tutu Before Deciding To Be President

BEVERLY HILLS, February 26, (THEWILL) – Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has disclosed that when pressure was being mounted on him upon release from prison to contest as president in 1999, he cleared his confusion by seeking advice from the late South African president, Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. He spoke on Sunday at a thanksgiving service held at ...

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Xenophobia: Destroy Your MTN SIMs, DSTV Decoders And Collect Nigerian Substitutes – CASER Spurs Nigerians

BEVERLY HILLS, February 26, (THEWILL) – In what it termed a civilised response to the xenophobic killings of Nigerian immigrants in South Africa, the Citizens Advocacy for Social & Economic Rights, CASER, has called on Nigerians to destroy their MTN SIM cards, break their DSTV and GOTV decoders to pieces and burn stuffed Shoprite yellow bags. MTN, Shoprite and MultiChoice ...

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