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Daily Archives: December 17, 2018

Sultan speaks on clerics living flamboyant lifestyles

Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, has cautioned Islamic clerics against flamboyant lifestyles. He said this in his speech at the 32nd National Qur’anic competition held in [...]

March 10, 2018 Religion

This week on Techpoint: Hidden Figures

“In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.” ― Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO. This week on Techpoint How to fix the low participation of women in tech. CBN’s manoeuvre and the role of telcos in Nigeria's [...]

March 10, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Security agents shoot as youths stone Gov Bello, chant ‘one term’ [VIDEO]

Security operatives attached to the Niger State Governor, Sani Bello, on Thursday, allegedly opened fire on angry youths chanting ‘Sau Daya’ (one-tenure) for the governor. Footage of the incident emerged on Friday. Bello had visited Bidda old market, popularly known [...]

March 10, 2018 Government and politics

Nnamdi Kanu’s brother, Emmanuel, reveals who allegedly kidnapped, sold IPOB leader to military

Prince Emmanuel Kanu, the younger brother of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has alleged that leader of the Biafra Movement, BIM, Ralph Uwazuruike kidnapped the IPOB founder and also sold him to the military. [...]

March 10, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War


According to Channels TV, Ayo Fayose, Ekiti State Governor while addressing hundreds of women at an event to commemorate the 2018 International Women’s Day yesterday, yet again said he will become Nigeria’s President in 2019. The Nigerian constitutions allows any Nigerian eligible [...]

March 10, 2018 Government and politics

350 Niger Delta’s ex-militants offered jobs

350 Niger Delta’s ex-militants offered jobs: Federal Government has offered employment to 350 ex-agitators from the Niger Delta region, who graduated from various tertiary institutions across the world. The Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), retired Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh, made this [...]

March 10, 2018 Employment

11 confirmed killed in fresh Plateau attack

11 confirmed killed in fresh Plateau attack: Some persons suspected to be herdsmen in the early hours of yesterday killed no fewer than five people at Miango, Bassa Council of Plateau State. People, also suspected to be herdsmen, killed six [...]

March 10, 2018 Societal issues

Buhari’s visit to Benue sign of hope for end of killings, says Ortom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state next Monday would assist to permanently solve the security challenges in the state. Ortom expressed the hope yesterday during the handover of the Abagana Internally Displaced Persons [...]

March 10, 2018 Government and politics

Coup: Publish names of dismissed senior military officers, HURIWA tells DHQ

A pro-democracy and non-governmental organisation, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has asked the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) to publish the names of those senior military officers who were quasi-political and honourably eased out from service. Speaking with The Guardian [...]

March 10, 2018 Government and politics

NLC sets July deadline for new minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has insisted that the new minimum wage must come into effect in July this year. President of Congress, Ayuba Wabba, who told The Guardian in an exclusive interview in Abuja, yesterday, added that Congress would [...]

March 10, 2018 Government and politics

Wike mocks Buhari over president’s planned visit to Rivers

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has said that the planned visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the state is meant to “revive” the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state. The president’s office said on Monday that Mr. Buhari will [...]

March 10, 2018 General