Empower youth to grow the African continent

Young people should be provided with information that will arm them for their future, says Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Bulelani Magwanishe. “Realising the full potential of the youth is when critical information is availed to arm the youth for future battles and opportunities,” said Magwanishe. The Deputy Minister was speaking at a Youth Opportunities and Career Expo that was hosted by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti), in partnership with the Department of Communications and the Ekurhuleni Metro Municipality in Germiston on Friday. “We are gathered here during…

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PRESS RELEASE: AFRICA EDTECH FAIR 2019 INVADING LAGOS

The Lagos edition of Africa Education Technology Fair (AFRICA EDTECH) is set to hold on the 28th and 29th of June 2019 at Muson Center, Onikan Lagos. The theme of the event is “Application of Technology to Enhance Human Capacity Development and Innovation in Africa”. Africa Education Technology Fair is a flagship initiative of Brainiacs STEM & Robotics (a leading education technology company with operations across Nigeria), and her partners to nurture the next generation of technology entrepreneurs in Africa. The Fair aims at bringing key players, policy makers, and…

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DBE Second Chance programme hits Pimville, Soweto

Soweto residents have been given a second chance to obtain their matric certificate as part of the Basic Education Department’s Second Chance Matric Programme. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga took the campaign blitz to Pimville, Soweto, in Gauteng on Tuesday. The programme aims to provide support to learners who have not been able to meet the requirements of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) or the extended Senior Certificate (SC). Through the programme, learners are a given an opportunity to rewrite their matric exams and or write supplementary exams for selected…

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Nigeria’s 2019 General Elections in Perspective

As Nigeria prepares for the 2019 general elections, our team of analysts and reporters have provided a detailed intelligence assessment projecting the outcomes of the elections. The report disaggregated data in profiling several issues and stakeholders, supported by evidences, motives appraisals, distress factors and other critical indicators. Our Editorial Board has directed a redaction of the original report for a white paper, given the security and sensitivity of the facts well documented in the initial report. It is instructive to note that Southwest Nigeria will pose the greatest challenge for…

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APM Unveils Ogun State 2019 Elections Campaign Council

Ogun State Chapter of the Allied People’s Movement (Political) Party has unveiled its Campaign Council for the 2019 general elections in the State. This was performed by its Governorship Flag-bearer, Hon. Abdulkabir Adekunle Akinlade, while addressing the Campaign Council Inaugural Press Conference held in Abeokuta earlier today. The Leaders of the Campaign Council are: Chief Sarafa Tunji Isola (Director General), Dr. Babatunde Ipaye (Deputy Director General), Hon. Toyin Ayebusiwa (Ogun East Senatorial Director), Chief Wole Adesiji (Ogun Central Senatorial Director) and Chief Jide Ojuko (Ogun West Senatorial Director). In his…

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President Buhari Imposes 35% On Nigerians Foreign Assets in New Executive Order

President Muhammadu Buhari has issued an Executive Order 008, titled “Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme, VOARS”. The new Executive Order (008) took effect from Monday, October 8, 2018, the day it was signed by the Nigerian President. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu, made this known in a Facebook post on yesterday. No other statement has been made available by Government as at press time. The Executive Order requires all Nigerians to declare all offshore assets and incomes within the next 12 months, and…

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