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Daily Archives: March 20, 2018

Social Media Roundup: How to own an oil bloc in Nigeria

This week on social media; Folorunso Alakija's journey to success, Yusuf Buhari is back from his medical trip abroad and more stories. The post Social Media Roundup: How to own an oil bloc in Nigeria appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

March 2, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

How drug syndicate package Indian hemp as Bibles, Qurans to fool security operatives

A drug syndicate, which specialises in packaging Indian hemp in boxes that are branded Holy Bible and Holy Quran to fool security officers has been smashed in Lagos. This was made known by the state Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, [...]

March 2, 2018 Societal issues

Lack of commitment by Nigerians to collect PVCs worrisome – CAN

The Kogi State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has decried the apparent lack of commitment by Nigerians to collect about eight million permanent voters cards (PVCs) in centres across the country. Bishop John Ibenu, who is the [...]

March 2, 2018 Government and politics

Boko Haram terrorists release video of execution of ‘drug dealers’

The Abubakar Shekau-led faction of the Boko Haram sect has released a video of the execution of drug dealers. The video showed some men bounded by the sect while being whipped mercilessly amid cheers from a local crowd. Before their [...]

March 2, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

D’Tigers Ranked Africa’s Best

Nigeria’s male basketball team remained Africa’s highest ranked team on the FIBA ranking released on March 1, 2018. The team which won all their three 2019 World Cup qualifying games in Mali last week, also retained their number 32 ranking [...]

March 2, 2018 Government and politics

Senator Sani speaks on reordering election timetable, governorship ambition

The Senator representing Kaduna Central in the national assembly, Shehu Sani has given reasons the National Assembly decided to reorder the election process ahead of the 2019 general elections. He also spoke on his reported ambition to replace Gov. Nasir [...]

March 2, 2018 Government and politics

Aisha attacks Buhari’s govt, says economy getting worse

Aisha Yesufu, co-converner of BringBackOurGirls, BBOG, advocacy group has lamented that Nigeria’s economy is “getting progressively worse.” Yesufu made the remark while faulting claims of those saying the economy is working. In a tweet, she wrote: “All those who say [...]

March 2, 2018 Government and politics

Many feared killed as Boko Haram attacks Rann

Many persons were feared killed Thursday night after Boko Haram sect launched a late evening attack on Rann, the headquarters of Kala Balge local government area of Borno State, sources said. It was gathered that a village, where hundreds of [...]

March 2, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

4 pregnant women, 140 other Nigerians return from Libya, get free phones

A  batch of 144 Nigerians, which included four pregnant women, on Thursday voluntary returned from Libya with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European Union (EU). The Hope For Nigeria reports that the returnees arrived [...]

March 2, 2018 Environmental issues

Global LinkUP; Apple confirms iCloud actually uses Google Cloud

This week, Amazon paid $ 1 billion dollars for a startup, Apple iCloud has some amazing revelation and LinkedIn has major competition from the big boys. Read on. The startup Amazon paid $ 1 billion for On Tuesday Reuters reported [...]

March 2, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

How Oba of Lagos’ threatened’ Vice President Osinbajo

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, had ‘stern' words for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on the first day of the Lagos-Kano economic investment summit which kicked off on February 28, 2018. The Oba of Lagos was the star of the show on [...]

March 2, 2018 Government and politics

This is why the APC extended the tenure of Oyegun

On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) extended the tenure of the Chief John Odigie-Oyegun led National Working Committee (NWC). It was a decision that sent a few tongues wagging, given [...]

March 2, 2018 Government and politics