Tuesday 18th December 2018,
Hope for Nigeria

Daily Archives: December 17, 2018

Social Media Roundup: President Buhari allegedly commits to fighting corruption in Ghana

This week on social media, President Buhari's commitment to fighting corruption in Ghana, celebrating women all over the world and more stories The post Social Media Roundup: President Buhari allegedly commits to fighting corruption in Ghana appeared first on Techpoint.ng. [...]

March 9, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Stanbic IBTC Bank launches innovation hub in Yaba

On Thursday, the Stanbic IBTC Bank launched the Blue Lab — its own innovation hub — in Yaba. According to a report on TechEconomy, Chief Executive of the bank Demola Shogunle said the hub was inspired by changes and trends [...]

March 9, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Global LinkUP: BlackBerry is suing Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp

This week, while BlackBerry was suing Facebook and it's subsidiaries, Amazon's smart speakers were laughing at their users and a major crypto exchange made boss moves. Read on. BlackBerry sues Facebook and Instagram This week, BlackBerry Limited sued Facebook and [...]

March 9, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Buhari condoles with Ted Mukoro’s family

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family of the late Ted Mukoro. Mukoro, who was the first actor to play the role of Village Headmaster, died on Wednesday at the age of 89. His Special Adviser on Media and [...]

March 9, 2018 Government and politics

Akwa Ibom state faces scarcity of oil palm seedlings

Hard times await oil palm farmers in Akwa Ibom State this farming season as the state government has no seedlings for farmers. The farmers said the situation had persisted for over three years, and a visit to the state’s nursery [...]

March 9, 2018 Government and politics

Aisha Buhari, UN scribe, others demand rescue of Dapchi girls

Calls for the immediate rescue of the 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in Dapchi, Yobe State, featured prominently as Nigeria celebrated International Women’s Day yesterday. The President’s wife, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, summed up the pleas with the charge: “Leave [...]

March 9, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Court grants substituted service in Ateke’s suit against APC chieftains

A Rivers State High Court in Port Harcourt yesterday granted request for substituted service on respondents in a N1 billion defamation suit filed by King Ateke Tom against eight chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The development followed an alleged evasion [...]

March 9, 2018 Government and politics

Afenifere asks Akeredolu to hold dialogue on clashes

The Pan Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, yesterday urged Ondo governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, to convoke a colloquium where stakeholders could dialogue on the recurrent herdsmen’s attacks in the state. The chapter chairman of the group, Basorun Seinde Arogbofa, in a communiqué [...]

March 9, 2018 Government and politics

FG donates relief materials to Edo IDPs

FG donates relief materials to Edo IDPs: The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) has donated relief materials worth millions of naira to the Uhogua camp of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Edo State. According to [...]

March 9, 2018 Government and politics

The life of Lagos street sweepers

On this International Women’s Day, Hope For Nigeria celebrates these Nigerian women sweeping against global odds. Every morning, Sherifat wakes up early. Her work as a highway cleaner in Lagos State demands that she hits the road at dawn. As [...]

March 9, 2018 Societal issues

Buhari in Jos, pledges to tackle unemployment

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will soon address unemployment among Nigerian youth and tackle hunger in the country using agriculture. Mr. Buhari stated this on Thursday at a town hall meeting in Jos on the first day of his [...]

March 9, 2018 Government and politics

Finally, Police speak on Boko Haram attack; disclose death toll

The Borno state commissioner of police, Damian Chukwu, said on Thursday that six soldiers and four policemen were killed in Rann, a remote local government headquarters where Boko Haram attacked last week. The figure quoted by the commissioner of police [...]

March 9, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror