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Star Wars Aircraft Designer Dies at 90

The Artist who designed many of the spacecraft in the Star Wars films, Colin Cantwell, has died at the age of 90. Cantwell's first credit came on Stanley Kubrick's sci-fi movie ‘A Space Odyssey’. Star Wars creator, George Lucas asked him to design and make prototypes for the Death Star, X-Wing, TIE fighter and Imperial Star Destroyer.  

today05/23/2022 1

Business

Nigerian Paper Mills Collapses

National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has said Nigerian paper mills have collapsed years after privatization. According to BNS, Nigeria imported paper and its allied products worth N296.696billion between July and December 2021. While paper valued at N188.137billion was imported in the third quarter of 2021, import in the last quarter of the year was estimated at N108.559billion.

today05/11/2022 2

News

Federal government urges states to hasten implementation rural electrification

The federal government has urged state governments to fast track implementation of off-grid rural electrification projects to boost supply. Minister of state for power, Goddy Jedy-Agba stressed that it was impossible for the federal government to do much without the support of state governments. Jedy-Agba maintained that to have nationwide access to electricity the country will have to focus on both enhancing the national grid and the off-grid solutions. The […]

today05/10/2022 4

News

Niegeria’s Electricity Supply Crashes

Nigeria’s electricity supply crashed following a significant downturn in power generated by the Nigerian generating companies. According to the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, a total of 86,450.66MWh of energy was supplied on Sunday. Energy supplied on the day under review represents a 9.4% decline compared to the 95,398.71MWh, which was supplied in the previous day and also represents the lowest electricity supply in six days. Nigeria’s electricity supply has […]

today04/25/2022 3

Local News

Lagos Government to Transform State with Technology

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assured citizens that his administration would utilize education and technology to transform the state. Sanwo-Olu gave the assurance during the inauguration of a $250m hyperscale data centre in Lekki Peninsula. The Governor disclosed that the data centre will create jobs and attract additional investment to the state

today04/20/2022 2

Business

Nigeria’s Power Supply Drops

Nigeria’s power supply dropped for the third consecutive day on Monday starting the week with a total supply of 83,723.87MWh. This represents the lowest power supply since 10th April 2022, while the grid was still recovering from the disruption. Similarly, the total energy generated also dipped to 84,764.67MWh on Monday, which is 3.19% lower than the 87,553.76MWh recorded the previous day.

today04/19/2022 3

News

NCC to partner Google on actualization of broadband access

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, and Google Global Services Nigeria have expressed determination to work together towards advancing the actualization of broadband access. Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Umar Danbatta, who was represented by the Executive Commissioner, Technical Services, NCC, Ubale Maska, said the two organizations made the commitment when a delegation from Google Global Services Nigeria paid a courtesy visit to the Commission’s Head Office in Abuja. Danbatta noted […]

today04/14/2022 2

News

FG Introduces System for Tracking and Monitoring of Passport Applications

The Federal Government will in May introduce a system online for the tracking and monitoring of passport applications. The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, said this at the opening of a two-day workshop for Passport Control Officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service in Abuja. Aregbesola revealed that the Federal Government had concluded plans to launch a system that would lead to minimal interaction between passport applicants and immigration officers. The […]

today04/13/2022 1

News

Federal Government Launches Electric Powered Motorcycles

The Federal Ministry of Power has unveiled 10 electric-powered motorcycles. The project which was funded by the European Union and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development was launched by the Director, Renewable and Rural Power Access Department, Federal Ministry of Power, Abubakar Ali-Dapshima, on Thursday in Lagos state. Ali-Dapshima stressed that electric mobility was very important to the socio-economic development of rural and peri-urban communities. The motorcycles […]

today04/07/2022 2

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