Day: May 4, 2018

Suicide Bombers Kill Selves In Maiduguri

May 4, 2018

Four suicide bombers struck Mairanti, a village near Maiduguri in Nigeria’s Borno state on Thursday night. An explosion was heard at about 10:00 pm when most residents were indoors, but no casualties were recorded except the bombers. The northeast coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Bashir Garga, confirmed the incident on Friday. According […]

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Digital Skills Revolution for African Youths will Boost Entrepreneurship

May 4, 2018

Unemployment among the youths poses serious economic threat across Africa. Recently, African stakeholders met in Tunisia to discuss the way forward. The participants were the government officials, research institutions, youth organizations and development agencies. The forum aimed to deliberate ways of upgrading skills and job creation. The theme of the two days forum was ‘Digital Skills […]

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Apply for the Food Connection Challenge and Get funded up to $20,000

May 4, 2018

Are you an SME in Nigeria or Benin, active in the agri & food sector and struggling with issues related to storing, processing, cleaning, grading, handling or transporting of (processed) agricultural products? Join the Food Connection Challenge! In 2018, the Food Connection Challenge calls upon SMEs in Nigeria and Benin to submit their innovative ideas […]

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Apply for Pitch AgriHack 2018 and Win a Grant of 15,000 Euro

May 4, 2018

The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), with the support of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and in collaboration with the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRA), Women in Tech Africa, Wennovation Hub (Nigeria) and Suguba Africa, is launching Pitch AgriHack 2018. The theme for this year’s edition is Women entrepreneurs innovate for agricultural transformation in […]

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Insecurity-Restructuring,Senate will Revisit Devolution of Powers- The Senate President

May 4, 2018

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, yesterday, assured leaders and elders from four of the six geo-political zones of the country, under the aegis of Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum, that the upper chamber will revisit the rejected devolution of power items in its constitution amendment exercise. He also noted that the National Assembly was […]

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