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Daily Archives: November 13, 2018

Opportunities Weekly: $1750 for Photographers, Free Animation training, $6,250 from Akure Tech Hub, others

Every Wednesday by 5 PM (WAT), we publish a list of opportunities across the globe for entrepreneurs, individuals, and startups. Don't miss out! The post Opportunities Weekly: $ 1750 for Photographers, Free Animation training, $ 6,250 from Akure Tech Hub, [...]

February 7, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

What is the viability and future of eCommerce in Nigeria?

The acquisition of Konga by the Zinox Group definitely raised a lot of questions about the viability of eCommerce Nigeria. Konga down Jumia and Payporte are struggling The unprofitability of the online market/E-commerce in Nigeria is a very interesting case [...]

February 7, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Spaceba —  access working and meeting spaces easily in Lagos

As working remotely gains more popularity in Lagos State, lots of people have risen to take up the challenge of making access to workspaces an easy search within the commercial city. Spaceba is one of such albeit with a different [...]

February 7, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

CCT Chairman speaks on corruption charges filed against him by EFCC

The chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Umar, said on Tuesday that he was prepared to fight off the corruption charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The EFCC brought the charges against Mr. [...]

February 7, 2018 Government and politics

Hijab saga: Muslim groups blow hot over postponement of Reps public hearing

Some Muslim groups have expressed disappointed over what they described as last minute postponement of the public hearing on the Hijab crisis involving a University of Ilorin Law graduate, Firdaus Amasa and Body of Benchers and Nigerian Law School by [...]

February 7, 2018 Religion

Allow Buhari govern for 8 years before writing letters – Eyube tells Obj, IBB

A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), in Delta State, Mr. Kennedy Eyube, has described the separate open letters written by former presidents, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and General Ibrahim Babangida (retd.), as a great opportunity for President Muhammadu Buhari to [...]

February 7, 2018 Government and politics

Nigerians blast Police Spokesman, Jimoh Moshood for calling Gov. Ortom ‘drowning man’

Nigerians blast Police Spokesman, Jimoh Moshood for calling Gov. Ortom ‘drowning man’: The sour relationship between the Benue State Government and the Nigeria Police Force took a dramatic twist on Tuesday. This was when the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr [...]

February 7, 2018 Military

Ex-NFF President, Sani Lulu defeats EFCC in Appeal court

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja, yesterday, set aside the judgment of the Federal High Court, Abuja delivered on February 22nd, 2016 by Justice E. S. Chukwu which dismissed a ‘no-case-submission’ filed by Sani Abdullahi Lulu, a former President [...]

February 7, 2018 Government and politics

Boko Haram: Shekau appears again, says “we’re in Sambisa, police wives with us” [VIDEO]

Boko Haram leader, Shekau has appeared in a new video, days after the military said the sect has been completely defeated. Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, had made the claim last weekend. He disclosed that hundreds [...]

February 7, 2018 Government and politics

Who your startup epp?

The Nigerian music industry has seen enormous growth in the country. It has evolved from the crude sound it was once known for to become a global genre popularly known as Afropop. The genre keeps growing exponentially and has become [...]

February 7, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

NCS seizes 31 exotic vehicles, 14 trailers of rice in Lagos

The Federal Operations Unit, Zone A of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has announced the seizure of 31 exotic vehicles. Also impounded were 14 trailers of foreign parboiled rice, containing 8,400 bags. The unit’s Area Controller, Mohammed Uba, paraded the [...]

February 7, 2018 Economy

NPA’s revenue hits N299.56billion, highest in five years

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has declares the sum of N299.56billion as generated revenue for 2017 fiscal year. The General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communications, Abdullahi Goje, who confirmed this in a statement, said the revenues exceeded the 2016 figure [...]

February 7, 2018 Economy

Buhari orders arrest, trial of herdsmen with illegal arms

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday ordered security operatives to arrest and prosecute anyone found with illegal arms in the country. Buhari, who lamented the spate of reckless killings of innocent citizens across the nation, said “all attacks by suspected herdsmen will [...]

February 7, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria to face Australia, Turkey and Argentina at FIBA World Cup

Nigeria's female basketball team D'Tigress are to face Australia, Turkey and Argentina at the 2018 FIBA Women's World Cup. D’Tigress who won the Women's African Basketball Championship, are one of Africa’s two representatives at the World Cup. The Women’s World [...]

February 7, 2018 Sports

IBB’s aide sues Police N1bn for declaring him wanted

Kassim Afegbua, spokesperson to former Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida, has sued the Nigeria Police Force to the tune of N1 billion in a fundamental rights enforcement lawsuit. Afegbua's decision to sue the force is as a result of the [...]

February 7, 2018 Government and politics

Kebbi Governor blames climate change for farmers, herdsmen clashes

The Governor of Kebbi state, Abubakar Bagudu has said that the cause of the clashes between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in the country, is as a result of climate change. Bagudu said this while speaking at an agricultural entrepreneurship forum [...]

February 7, 2018 Government and politics

5 subs senate president threw at Buhari, EFCC

Senate President Bukola Saraki threw plenty of shades the way of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Buhari-led federal government, on Tuesday. Saraki is still facing trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) for false declaration [...]

February 7, 2018 Government and politics
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