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Daily Archives: January 19, 2018

Nigerian returnees from Libya are Buhari’s children – Nigerian government

Isaac Adewole, Minister of Health, has described Nigerian returnees from Libya as “President Muhammadu Buhari’s children.” The Minister made the remark while warning Nigerians against stigmatizing the returnees who are arriving Nigeria from Libya to reunite with their families in [...]

January 11, 2018 Government and politics

Shettima, UN DSG tour Bama as Borno rebuilds 11,000 homes, 170 classrooms in LG

Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, Hajiya Amina Mohammed, on Wednesday visited Bama in company of Governor Kashim Shettima. The DSG arrived Maiduguri in company of Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, and Nigerian [...]

January 11, 2018 Government and politics
Recap of ConsenSys first Ethereum meetup in Lagos

Recap of ConsenSys first Ethereum meetup in Lagos

On Thursday, 14th December, 2017, ConsenSys, the leading Blockchain venture production studio building decentralized applications primarily on Ethereum, organised the first of its kind Ethereum Blockchain meetup in Nigeria. The event, the first of many events being planned by ConsenSys, [...]

January 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Vote out lawmakers unconcerned about plights of Southern Kaduna people – Bishop Bagobiri

The Catholic Bishop of Kafanchan, Rev. Dr. Joseph Danlami Bagobiri, has frowned at the position of the Southern Kaduna representatives who are not protesting the injustices allegedly been foisted on the innocent people of the area by the state government. [...]

January 11, 2018 Government and politics

Labour party raises alarm over alleged impersonation of party chairman by Omotosho

Labour Party has alleged the impersonation of its National Chairman, Alhaji Abdulkadir Abdulsalam by ex-governorship candidate in Kwara State, Mr. Mike Omotosho. The party made the clarification in a statement signed by Alhaji Abdul‎salam obtained by DAILY POST on Wednesday [...]

January 11, 2018 Government and politics

Startup Profile: Easy Auto Reg — process your vehicle documents fast

Launched on August 22, 2017, EASY AUTO REG is an online platform that helps people register their vehicles and get necessary documents in Nigeria. The post Startup Profile: Easy Auto Reg — process your vehicle documents fast appeared first on [...]

January 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Why Buhari want just power, not development – Jonathan’s ex-aide, Omokri

Reno Omokri, former Presidential aide has berated President Muhammadu Buhari over his inability to declare Fulani herdsmen terrorist group in spite of all the attacks they are perpetrating across the country, saying the president was interest in just power and [...]

January 11, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria’s Rohr delighted with England friendly

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr believes England will give his players the ideal test of their readiness for the World Cup when they meet in a friendly in June. The Super Eagles take on the Three Lions at Wembley Stadium on [...]

January 11, 2018 Sports
Recap of ConsenSys first Bitcoin meetup in Lagos

Recap of ConsenSys first Bitcoin meetup in Lagos

On Thursday, 14th December, 2017, ConsenSys, the leading Blockchain venture production studio building decentralized applications primarily on Ethereum, organised the first of its kind Ethereum Blockchain meetup in Nigeria. The event, the first of many events being planned by ConsenSys, [...]

January 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Union confirms attack on Nigerians in South Africa

The Nigerian Community in South Africa, say, four members are in critical condition in the hospital while some shops have been burnt in renewed attacks by South Africans. Mr Paul Nwanedo, chairman, Nigerian Union, North West Province chapter told the [...]

January 11, 2018 Africa

Buhari appoints Ahmed Abubakar as new DG for NIA

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as the Director General for the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). Until his new appointment, Abubakar, a retired career foreign service officer, served as senior special assistant to the president [...]

January 11, 2018 Government and politics

PDP assures of free, fair governorship primaries

The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has allayed the fear of its aspirants in the upcoming primaries to choose candidate for the July 14 governorship poll. The party said all aspirants would participate in the primaries, [...]

January 11, 2018 Government and politics

Biking community wants strict regulations for superbike riders

The Nigerian Biking Community has said strict regulations on superbike riding is not the only solution to curb super bike accidents, but proper licensing procedures for riders from accredited institutions. The body has also wished the president’s son, Yusuf Buhari, [...]

January 11, 2018 Government and politics

Africa News Roundup: Glo reportedly acquires 9mobile

Here are this week’s top headlines on startups, entrepreneurship, innovation and tech around Africa Gl9mobile?: Following a $ 1.72 billion debt default and the exit of its parent UAE-based body, Etisalat Nigeria was taken over by creditors in July 2017 [...]

January 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
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