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Artificial Intelligence Enhances Access to Information- NITDA

Senatoe Iroegbu As Artificial Intelligence transforms lives at breakneck speed, it also presents countless avenues for access to information, intelligence gathering, sharing, security and privacy. The Director-General of National Information Technological Agency (NITDA), Mallam Kashifu Inuwa made the disclosure at a Workshop in  Commemoration of International Day for Universal Access to

UNESCO restates commitment to eradicate Gender based violence in Nigeria

Maureen Okpe The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has reiterated its commitment to ensure the eradication of Gender-Based Violence(GBV) in the country through the education of women, girls and boys. As plans are in motion with Civil Societies collaboration to implement initiatives that will enhance the possibility of the

Perm. Sec. harps on skills development as panacea for unemployment

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono has called on all stakeholders in the sector to prioritise the development of creativity in youths. Echono stressed that the key to curbing unemployment lies in nudging the youths towards creativity and skills acquisition.

NPS Enrols 465 Prison Inmates for Degree Programmes

The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) has enrolled 465 inmates for academic programmes just as it won multiple international awards for promoting education and campaigns on prison decongestion this year. The Comptroller General of Prison, Jaafaru Ahmed who made the disclosure while handing over the awards to the Minister of Interior, General

US withdraws from UNESCO, citing anti-Israel bias

France expresses regret Jude Johnson  The United States plans to withdraw from UNESCO, citing financial reasons, as well as what it said was anti-Israel bias at the U.N.’s educational, cultural and science organization. UNESCO was notified Thursday morning of the U.S. intention to withdraw at the end of 2018. The State Department