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Daily Archives: December 11, 2018

Weekly Tech Events #13: Mest Africa Session, Coinfest Nigeria 2018 and others

This is a new month, and this week is loaded with events you don’t want to miss. We have curated a list of tech events that will interest you. They are coming up on or between Monday, 2nd April 2018 [...]

April 2, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

A team of Unilorin students is trying to make your computer speak African languages

Annually, the World Mother Tongue Day is on the 21st of February. This year, the United Nations revealed that; “Out of 7,000 languages spoken in the world, 96% are spoken by 4% of the world's population. Only a few hundred [...]

April 2, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Election rigging: Mantu should name accomplices, be punished – CACOL

Executive Chairman of the Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, Debo Adeniran, has called on former senate president, Senator Ibrahim Mantu to list his accomplices that helped the Peoples Democratic Party rig elections in the past. Adeniran said this [...]

April 2, 2018 Government and politics

Military expresses readiness to permanently make Boko Haram go extinct

Following various deterrent options put in place by the Federal Government to dissuade Boko Haram terrorists from their course of insurgency; the Nigerian military have spearheaded efforts to finding lasting solution to the menace of the terrorists. A statement issued [...]

April 2, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

I’m still a member of PDP – Donald Duke

A former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, has declared that he is still a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The ex-Governor maintained that the Coalition for Nigeria Movement, CNM, being championed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo [...]

April 2, 2018 Government and politics

‘You are gutless, treacherous bastard’ – Fani-Kayode attacks Oluwo for converting to Emir

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has lashed out at the Oluwo of Iwoland in Osun State, Abdulrasheed Akanbi, for insisting to be called an ‘Emir of Yorubaland’. The monarch had reportedly said he adopted the Emir title , which is peculiar [...]

April 2, 2018 Government and politics

750 kidnappers, cattle rustlers, others renounce violence in Kaduna

About 750 criminals, including cattle rustlers, bandits and kidnappers have sworn an oath to abandon their illegal activities in Anchau village, Kubau local government area of Kaduna State. Reports have it that 400 of the repentant criminals swore by the [...]

April 2, 2018 Government and politics

Nigerian Senate initiates 2 bills to fight drug abuse

Nigerian Senate initiates 2 bills to fight drug abuse: As an outcome of the roundtable convened by the President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, in December last year in Kano on the rising drug abuse in the country, [...]

April 2, 2018 Government and politics

Fasehun’s OPC demands freedom for Leah, rejects amnesty deal for B’ Haram

The Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) has called for the immediate and unconditional release of Leah Sharibu, the only girl left in Boko Haram captivity from the 110 students of the Government Girls’ Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, recently abducted by [...]

April 2, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Quality child upbringing, key to a better Nigeria, says Islamic group

The Islamic Education Trust (IET) has described quality child upbringing as key to having a better Nigeria.It said poor leadership and corrupt practices are the menace ravaging the country on bad child-raising. A top member of the organisation, Hajia Maryam [...]

April 2, 2018 Government and politics

Gov. Emmanuel warns Akwa Ibom youths against allocating political offices

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has warned Akwa Ibom youths against allocating political offices when the governor has not done so yet. Speaking at the funeral ceremony of the late Elder Isong Ntuen, the father of Bishop Emma [...]

April 2, 2018 Government and politics

‘Those using arms to seek government attention are criminals’

The Amanyanabo of Okochiri community, King Ateke Tom, has declared that those using arms to attract government attention are criminals.He spoke yesterday in Okochiri, in Okrika Local Council Area of Rivers State, in reaction to a trending video clip. A [...]

April 2, 2018 Government and politics

National Assembly may reject Buhari’s fresh N4.2tr loan request

The National Assembly may reject the approval of another N4.2 trillion loan requested by President Muhammadu Buhari last month.It was learnt that the current request might face outright rejection owing to the failure of the presidency to render account of [...]

April 2, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria loses N63.778tr to oil production halt in Ogoni

Nigeria loses N63.778tr to oil production halt in Ogoni: Over $177.136 billion (N63.778 trillion) has been lost to the halt in crude oil production from 96 oil wells in Ogoni land in the last 25 years. The Shell Petroleum Development [...]

April 2, 2018 General

FG names 23 more alleged treasury looters

FG names 23 more alleged treasury looters: The Federal Government yesterday released another batch of 23 individuals who allegedly looted the nation’s treasury most of whose cases are still in court.   The development comes in the wake of an [...]

April 2, 2018 Government and politics

Only PVC will be used in Kaduna State council poll, says electoral commission

The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM) has said only those with Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC) would be allowed to vote on May 12 in the local council election.Head, Voters Education, John Bulus, who stated this shortly after a dialogue [...]

April 2, 2018 Government and politics

Bishop Okeke administers sacrament of confirmation on 11 Onitsha prison inmates

The Metropolitan Archbishop of Onitsha Archdiocese, His Grace, Most Revd. Valerian Okeke, has administered sacrament of confirmation on 11 inmates of Onitsha Prisons and two other faithful who worship in the prison church. In his homily during the Easter service for the [...]

April 2, 2018 Religion
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