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Daily Archives: June 22, 2018

Why removing Buhari won’t solve Nigeria’s problems – Bishop Kukah

Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Bishop Mathew Kukah, on Thursday asserted that the removal of President Muhammadu Buhari from office was not the solution to problems plaguing Nigeria’s democracy. He spoke at a public lecture which was organised by [...]

February 16, 2018 Religion

Social Media Roundup: Snake in the Eagle Shadow

This week on social media; snake swallows ₦36 million in JAMB office, Jacob Zuma resigns office following corruption allegations and more stories The post Social Media Roundup: Snake in the Eagle Shadow appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

February 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Controversy as Buhari commissions Air Force drone ‘earlier launched’ by Jonathan

President Muhammadu Buhari’s launch of surveillance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, UAV, produced locally by the Nigerian Air Force Institute of Technology is already generating controversy over the claim that it is the first indigenous UAV, whereas former president, Goodluck Jonathan was [...]

February 16, 2018 Government and politics

Startup Profile: ALOC — prepare for UTME and WASSCE with this game-CBT platform

Opeoluwa and Oluwasola Mesonrale found out that students in Nigeria don’t read to learn but to pass which sometimes lead to their failure in promotional examinations. In a bid to mitigate this problem, they created ALOC, an online practice platform [...]

February 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Global LinkUP: Milennials are reportedly leaving Facebook for Snapchat

On this week's news roundup, cryptocurrencies are still going through trials and tribulations, Snapchat is dominating in the social media wars, and Amazon is making beast moves. Read on. Snapchat stays winning Millennials are the current catchment group in contention [...]

February 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

IGP Idris reveals only solution to herdsmen/farmers’ clash in Nigeria

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has said that the only genuine solution to herdsmen/farmers crisis in some parts of the country is through dialogue. IGP Idris said this at the public launch of his book titled: ‘Security and [...]

February 16, 2018 Military

Nigerians blast El-Rufai for kneeling before Buhari [PHOTO]

The presidency and the Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai has come under attack over a picture of him kneeling to greet President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday. The picture was shared by Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Ahmad Bashir on [...]

February 16, 2018 Government and politics

Fuel Scarcity: Nigerian govt gives mixed signals on possible price increase

Two government officials on Thursday gave diverse indications on what government is considering to resolve the current petrol scarcity. While a state governor who briefed journalists after a meeting presided by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo hinted at a possible price [...]

February 16, 2018 Oil & Gas

FG abandons plan to create thousands of ICT jobs

FG abandons plan to create thousands of ICT jobs: The Federal Government appears to have discarded its plan to create thousands of jobs through the establishment of technology hubs. While representing President Muhammadu Buhari at an Information and Communications Technology [...]

February 16, 2018 Government and politics

Reps probe NEMA over alleged theft of N17 billion meant for disaster victims

The House of Representatives has resolved to probe into alleged theft of about N17 billion by top echelon of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). The House, adopting a motion sponsored by Mr. Benjamin Wayo at the plenary presided by [...]

February 16, 2018 Government and politics

Supreme court pending appeal delays trial of Dasuki, others

A federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has adjourned further trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Mohammed Sambo Dasuki (rtd), and five others, till March 22, 2018 pending the determination of an appeal filed by the former NSA [...]

February 16, 2018 Government and politics

Court threatens to order arrest of Railway MD

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Lagos Federal High Court has threatened to order the arrest of Managing Director of the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), Fidet Okhiria, if he fails to appear in court next Wednesday. The judge frowned at Okhiria’s [...]

February 16, 2018 Transportation

Government admits fraud in N1tr social investment fund

The Federal Government, yesterday, admitted there had been fraud in its Social Investments Programme (SIP), prompting an investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The revelation followed the release of just 15 per cent of the N1 trillion [...]

February 16, 2018 Government and politics

Zuma’s five biggest career scandals

South African President Jacob Zuma has resigned from office with immediate effect, ending a controversial and turbulent period in the country's political history. South African President Jacob Zuma has resigned from office with immediate effect, ending a controversial and turbulent [...]

February 16, 2018 Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa elected South African President after Zuma’s resignation

South African lawmakers on Thursday selected Cyril Ramaphosa as the country’s new president after scandal-tainted Jacob Zuma resigned under pressure from his own ANC ruling party. Ramaphosa was chosen without a vote after being the only candidate nominated, chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng told assembled [...]

February 16, 2018 Africa
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