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Daily Archives: August 20, 2018

Lagos, Port-Harcourt airports ranked among world’s worst

Lagos, Port-Harcourt airports ranked among world’s worst [See list]

Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa and Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos have been rated among the worst 20 airports. This is outcome of a survey by renowned aviation organization, Sleep in Airport (sleepinairports.net). The website ranked Lagos the fifth [...]

November 13, 2017 Government and politics
Wike Vs Amaechi: Fani-Kayode reacts to clash

Biafra: Fani-Kayode speaks on Nnamdi Kanu’s whereabouts

Femi Fani-Kayode, on Sunday insisted that the Nigerian Army kidnapped the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu from his home. However, Fani-Kayode, who took to his Twitter handle described the actions of soldiers, who allegedly “abducted” [...]

November 13, 2017 Government and politics
Yul Edochie speaks on being left out of Anambra governorship debate

Yul Edochie speaks on being left out of Anambra governorship debate

Nollywood actor and flagbearer of Democratic People’s Congress (DPC) in the forthcoming Anambra State 2017 gubernatorial election, Yul Edochie, has reacted to being left out of governorship debate organized by Channels TV for the candidates. The debate featured Tony Nwoye [...]

November 13, 2017 Government and politics
You’re morally bankrupt to be Nigeria’s President – Presidency attacks Sule Lamido

You’re morally bankrupt to be Nigeria’s President – Presidency attacks Sule Lamido

The Presidency has described a former Jigawa State governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, as intellectually and morally bankrupt. The presidency was responding to Lamido’s criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari’s ongoing anti-corruption war in recent media interviews.       The Senior [...]

November 13, 2017 Government and politics
Anambra guber: ‘You should be distributing relief materials in Syria’ – Obiano to Obaze

Anambra guber: ‘You should be distributing relief materials in Syria’ – Obiano to Obaze

Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, could not resist the urge to take shots at his opponents during the governorship debate organised on Sunday by Channels Television. The Peoples Democratic candidate in the forthcoming gubernatorial election, Oseloka Obaze, and his [...]

November 13, 2017 Government and politics
HURIWA decries alleged plots to engender monopoly in Nigeria’s digital broadcasting sub-sector

HURIWA decries alleged plots to engender monopoly in Nigeria’s digital broadcasting sub-sector

A pro-democracy and non-governmental organization, the Human Rights Writers Association (HURIWA) has raised alarm over an alleged grand conspiracy by National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and the House of Representative Ad-hoc Committee on Digital Switchover (DSO) to engender monopoly in the [...]

November 13, 2017 Government and politics
‘You are a hungry, attention-seeking court jester – Group blasts Fani-Kayode

‘You are a hungry, attention-seeking court jester – Group blasts Fani-Kayode

A civil society organization, under the aegis of Forum for Good Governance and Probity (FGGP), has described the former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, as one of the court jesters of the ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. According to the group, Fani-Kayode [...]

November 13, 2017 Government and politics

Chinese shoppers spend record $25.3b in one day

Chinese shoppers spent a record $25 billion online on this year’s “Singles Day” promotion run by e-commerce giant Alibaba, up nearly 40 percent from last year, figures showed on Sunday. At the peak, 256,000 payments were being processed per second [...]

November 13, 2017 Business
BBC unveils contenders for African footballer of 2017

BBC unveils contenders for African footballer of 2017

The five-man shortlist for the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2017, including Nigerian Victor Moses, has been revealed. Other contenders are Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Naby Keita, Sadio Mane, and Mohamed Salah were unveiled during a special live launch broadcast in [...]

November 13, 2017 Sports
Lagos State government

Lagos targets third largest economy by 2020, Africa’s mega city in 2025

With a target to become Africa’s third largest economy by 2020 and Africa’s model mega city in 2025, the Lagos State government has reiterated its commitment to sustain the existing partnership with the private sector. This it aims to do [...]

November 13, 2017 Economy
Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met yesterday in Enugu

2019 in focus as PDP leaders, governors meet in Enugu

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met yesterday in Enugu to deliberate on the Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra State, the 2019 polls and election of national officers. The Guardian gathered that the meeting became necessary following alleged divisions [...]

November 13, 2017 Government and politics
Troops kill dozens of terrorists, lose three soldiers in Borno

Troops kill dozens of terrorists, lose three soldiers in Borno

Troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole in a co-ordinated ground and aerial bombardments with Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Operation Deep Punch have cleared remnants of Boko Haram terrorists from 13 villages of Sambisa Forest at the weekend in Borno State. [...]

November 13, 2017 Boko Haram And Terror
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