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Daily Archives: January 19, 2018

Social Media Roundup: Dead men working

On social media this week; President Buhari's dead appointees, Indisciminate killings in Kaduna, Benue and Rivers states and more stories. The post Social Media Roundup: Dead men working appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

January 5, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Benue killing : Police arraign six Fulani herdsmen

Six Fulani herdsmen are currently been arraigned at the Chief Magistrate Court 1 sitting in Makurdi for their alleged involvement in the killing of 19 farmers in Akor village of Guma Local Government Area of Benue State. The incident occurred [...]

January 5, 2018 Military

2018 prophecy: Prophet Aderigigbe reveals political leaders that will die this year

The General Overseer of the Christ Apostolic Deliverance Evangelic Ministry, CADEM, Mowe, Ogun State, Apostle S. S. Aderigigbe, has revealed what God told him concerning 2018. The prophet said one senator each from the South East, South West and North [...]

January 5, 2018 Government and politics

Passion Incubator: The journey so far

Exactly 4 years ago, I returned to Nigeria from India where I had spent some time at the Kathari Institute (a Social Enterprise Incubator) doing extensive research on how the Indian government supports entrepreneurs, incubators, accelerators and training centres through [...]

January 5, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Global LinkUP: Apple sued for $999 billion payout

It's the first week of a new year and Mark Zuckerberg is making resolutions like everyone. In the news this week, there's a new deadly computer bug that isn't exactly a bug and iPhone user have dragged Apple to court. [...]

January 5, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Traffickers drug 17-yr-old girl, sell her 3-month-old boy for N910,000

A 17-year-old teenage girl was allegedly drugged by traffickers, labbelled mentally ill and her three-month-old boy sold for N910,000. Meanwhile, the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, in collaboration with the Police, has arrested membbers of [...]

January 5, 2018 Government and politics

KIllings in Benue, Rivers show APC’s height of insensitivity – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described the recent massacre in Benue, Rivers, Kaduna and other states as wicked and height of insensitivity on the part of the All Progressive Congress Presidency, APC, presidency to Nigerians. The opposition party asked [...]

January 5, 2018 Government and politics

WAIPEC 2018 to focus on driving oil, gas through innovative strategies

The second edition of the West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (WAIPEC) 2018 will focus on new ventures in West Africa by driving oil and gas production through innovative strategies. The organisers of the conference have unveiled an overview [...]

January 5, 2018 Oil & Gas

Akwa Ibom contributes much to FG, gets nothing in return’

Akwa Ibom State government has lamented the absence of Federal Government infrastructure in the state. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Charles Udoh, disclosed this position yesterday in Uyo, the state capital.   LP is being repositioned to [...]

January 5, 2018 Government and politics

LP is being repositioned to win 2019 general elections, says Omotoso

Mike Omotosho’s recent election as the National Chairman of Labour Party (LP) caused some ripples within the party hierarchy. But in this interview with ABIODUN FAGBEMI in Ilorin, he said the election has opened a new chapter of progress and development [...]

January 5, 2018 Government and politics

Killer herdsmen deserve maximum punishment, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has described herdsmen who murdered over 50 persons in Benue communities a few days ago as criminals. Buhari spoke yesterday through his representative and Minister of Interior, Lt. General Abdulrahman Dambazzau (rtd), during a condolence visit to [...]

January 5, 2018 Crime

President Buhari visits Kaduna, silent on killings

It was one of the states hit recently by killings. Many believed President Muhammadu Buhari would seize the opportunity offered by the visit to voice government’s concern and allay people’s fears. They were disappointed. Buhari yesterday commissioned 10 coaches and [...]

January 5, 2018 Government and politics

FG targets tech-based economy by 2030- Minister

The Federal Government says it is fully committed to revamping the nation’s economy from a resource-base to a science and technology- based economy by 2030. Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, gave the assurance at the South-South Sensitisation [...]

January 5, 2018 Government and politics

Petrol price stays at N145, says Kachikwu

Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, has denied news reports that the Federal Government was planning to jack up the pump price of petrol, at present fixed at N145 per litre. Idang Alibi, the Director of Press [...]

January 5, 2018 Government and politics
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