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Daily Archives: January 20, 2018

Abia State holds a lot of promise, Ariaria market is one, its emerging tech scene in Aba is another

Abia State holds a lot of promise, the globally renowned Ariaria International market is one, its emerging tech scene in Aba is another. The post Abia State holds a lot of promise, Ariaria market is one, its emerging tech scene [...]

December 14, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Iniesta speaks on Neymar’s move to Real Madrid

Barcelona captain, Andres Iniesta, has said he would be annoyed if former team-mate, Neymar, joins bitter rivals Real Madrid from Paris Saint-Germain. Neymar left Barca in the summer for a world record transfer fee of €222million. However, he has been [...]

December 14, 2017 Sports

Security man dragged to court for stealing church equipment worth N760,000

A 42-year-old security man in Lagos, identified as Ifeanyi Ileka, was yesterday dragged to an Apapa Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing equipment worth N760,000. Ileka allegedly stole a mixer, 3 amplifiers and a piano totaling N760, 000 from Winner’s Life [...]

December 14, 2017 Government and politics

Muslim group blows hot over attack on EFCC boss, Magu

A Muslim group, the Muslim Rights Concern has revealed those attempting to eliminate the Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu. The group, while threatening that heads would roll if anything happened to Magu, accused powerful corrupt [...]

December 14, 2017 Government and politics
APC will be buried in 2019 – Fani-Kayode

Squandered $65bn: Fani-Kayode reacts to Amaechi’s allegation against Jonathan

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Minister of Aviation, has reacted to a statement credited to Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi that ex-President Goodluck Jonathan squandered $65bn saved by ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo. Dismissing the claim of the former Rivers State Governor, Fani-Kayode said Amaechi should [...]

December 14, 2017 Government and politics

2019 election: Alao-akala, Folarin, Adigun, Arapaja, Officially Join APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, will welcome to its fold, former governor of Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala; former Senate leader, Senator Teslim Folarin and former Secretary to the State Government, Chief Ayodele Adigun, on Saturday. Also expected to join [...]

December 14, 2017 Government and politics

Startup Profile: Freeciti — connect to Nigerian freelancers at cheap rates

Freeciti is an online community and marketplace for professional freelance in Nigeria that connects business services to skilled freelancers online. The post Startup Profile: Freeciti — connect to Nigerian freelancers at cheap rates appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

December 14, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Ibori declares support for Okowa’s second term bid

Former Delta State governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, on Wednesday called on the people of the state, to continue to support Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s administration. He made it clear that he and other political leaders were backing him to continue [...]

December 14, 2017 Government and politics

Peace Corps wants IGP, Idris jailed

The Peace Corps of Nigeria has filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Abuja, asking for the Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris, to be sent to prison for alleged disregard of court orders. The corps in Form 48 [...]

December 14, 2017 Military

Ikoyi cash: Whistle-blower receives commission, jets out of Nigeria

The Ikoyi cash whistle-blower has finally received his commission from the Ministry of Finance and has left the shores of the country. The whistle-blower helped the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, recover the $43m, N23 .2 m and £ [...]

December 14, 2017 Government and politics

Restructuring debate: IPOB attacks Ohaneze over Yoruba venue

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has attacked the leadership of Ohaneze Ndigbo for making Lagos State the venue of Thursday’s crucial meeting to discuss restructuring of Nigeria. The group also said majority of Igbo people were firmly behind the [...]

December 14, 2017 Nigerian-Biafran War

Reno Omokri blasts Amaechi for saying Jonathan squandered $65billion

Ex-media aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has described Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, as ignorant. Omokri said this in reaction to Amaechi’s statement that former President Olusegun Obasanjo left $65billion in the excess crude account (ECA), but [...]

December 14, 2017 Government and politics

Plateau Utd gets Eding Sport, MFM draws Real Bamako

Nigerian champion, Plateau United will meet Cameroun’s Eding Sport in the first round of the CAF Champions League, according to the draws held yesterday. Its compatriots, MFM FC, which came second in the 2016/2017 Nigerian League, will battle with Mali’s [...]

December 14, 2017 Sports

Herdsmen strike in Ogun, police arrest three with arms

Ogun State yesterday became the latest in the country to record another attack by herdsmen. Three herders, who attempted to graze their cattle on a farm in Oke Odo, Ketu Local Council Development Area, were confronted by the owner, Ige [...]

December 14, 2017 Incidents

Rail tracks knock off Costain, Jibowu bridges in Lagos

Governor  Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State says the Federal Government has concluded plans to demolish Jibowu and Costain bridges in Lagos. Ambode disclosed this while addressing participants of the Town Hall Meeting on Security Trust Fund in Alausa, Lagos, on [...]

December 14, 2017 Incidents

Africa News Roundup: Forming Voltron for the internet

Here are this week’s top headlines on startups, entrepreneurship, innovation and tech around Africa. Improving internet connectivity in Lagos. Nigeria's MainOne and Tizeti have announced a joint project with Facebook that is expected to improve internet connectivity in several parts of Lagos. The partnership [...]

December 14, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Fayemi awarded N600m contract to ghost company: Fayose Panel

The Kayode  Fayemi administration in Ekiti state awarded a N600m contract to a company with no fixed address, the Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by the Fayose administration  said. The commission headed by Justice Silas Oyewole to look into the financial [...]

December 14, 2017 Government and politics

Dangote refinery to create 4,000 jobs, crash prices

Dangote Refinery currently under construction would save Nigeria $12 billion annual import substitution, create 4,000 direct jobs and crash prices of petroleum products. Mr Babajide Soyode, the Technical Consultant to Alhaji Aliko Dangote, said the project would add value to [...]

December 14, 2017 Employment
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