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Daily Archives: June 22, 2018

Four Nigerian students emerge finalist in international innovation challenge

Four Nigerian students emerge finalist in international innovation challenge

A team of four junior school students from Whitesands School in Lagos Nigeria have won the 2018 Power Pitch of the Smoke- Free World category of the Conrad Foundation Spirit of Innovation Challenge Summit held at the Kennedy Space Center [...]

May 3, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
Your “London-used” phone could land you in jail outside Nigeria

Your “London-used” phone could land you in jail outside Nigeria

In a Twitter post, Tunji Disu, Commander, Rapid Response Squad (RRS) warns Nigerians to be wary of London-used phones. Here's why. Read more on Techpoint.ng Techpoint.ng [...]

May 3, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
Solar energy is about to get even more expensive in Nigeria

Solar energy is about to get even more expensive in Nigeria

In February and March this year, importers of solar panels suddenly discovered a new anomaly; the Nigerian Customs Services (NCS) was forcing them to pay between 5% and 10% import duty on solar panels. This was a new development contravening [...]

May 3, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
Autogenius launches FlexiCare : Pilots with Taxify Driver-Partners

Autogenius launches FlexiCare : Pilots with Taxify Driver-Partners

AutoGenius, Nigeria’s 1st Digital Insurance platform has launched FlexiCare, an affordable health insurance product in partnership with Reliance HMO. This bespoke insurance product offers quality healthcare to all Nigerians regardless of their social or economic status. The healthcare service has [...]

May 3, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Buhari has fulfilled his promises to Ndigbo – VON DG, Okechukwu

The Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON) and Head of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Project Monitoring Team for South-East, Mr. Osita Okechukwu has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari has kept faith with the major promises he made to [...]

May 3, 2018 Government and politics

5 things we can expect from the impending MTN Nigeria IPO

Following the fine imposed on MTN Nigeria by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the telecom company’s parent body, MTN Group lost its position as the most valued telecommunications company (telco) in Africa. The group also recorded its first loss in 20 [...]

May 3, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

APC crisis: Senator Abe walks-out of Rivers SEC meeting

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State on Wednesday held its first State Executive Council meeting after several months. Hope For Nigeria gathered that the APC SEC meeting was held ahead of the State Party Congress scheduled for this [...]

May 3, 2018 Government and politics

Reps C’ttee wants states to establish anti-graft agencies

By Levinus NwabughioguABUJA-To completely stamp out corruption from the polity, the House of Representatives on Financial Crimes has advocated for the establishment of anti-corruption agencies by the various state governments. corruption Chairman, of the committee, Hon. Kayode Oladele (APC, Ogun) [...]

May 3, 2018 What the papers say

SON arraigns Anambra couple for manufacturing substandard roofing sheet

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria,SON, Wednesday arraigned a businessman, Mr Emeka Nwankwo and his wife Mrs Adaobi Nwankwo before a Federal High Court sitting in Awka for allegedly manufacturing substandard aluminium roofing sheet. SON accused Nwankwo, who is the Managing [...]

May 3, 2018 Business

Ekiti guber: Fayose raises alarm over influx of N5bn for APC primary

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has raised the alarm over the influx of questionable funds into the State for the Saturday’s All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election. He said genuine lovers of democracy should be worried that over [...]

May 3, 2018 Government and politics

Why Buhari is giving herdsmen protection – Bishop Adeyemi

The Bishop of the Diocese of Badagry, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion ), Rt. Rev. Babatunde Adeyemi, has said that it is unfair for President Muhammadu Buhari to declare the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, a terrorist group, while the [...]

May 3, 2018 Societal issues

Seven million people die yearly from contaminated air, says WHO

New data from the World Health Organisation (WHO) have shown that 7million people die every year from breathing highly contaminated air. The report said nine, out of 10 people breathe air that contains high levels of pollutants. The updated estimations [...]

May 3, 2018 Health issues

Again, troops arrest, parade armed herder in Benue State

The troops of 72 Special Forces Battalion, Nigeria Army, Makurdi have again arrested and paraded an herdsman, Idi Gemu, in possession of an AK 47 rifle in Benue State. During the parading yesterday in Makurdi, the Commanding Officer, Lt.-Col. Suleiman [...]

May 3, 2018 Military

Justify your U.S. visit by respecting citizens rights, HURIWA tasks Buhari

A pro-democracy and non-governmental organisation, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to take concrete measures to ensure the respect for the fundamental human rights of the citizenry to justify his recent affirmations during his [...]

May 3, 2018 Government and politics

Dino Melaye’s custody uncertain after being granted N90 million bail

A Chief Magistrate’s Court in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja granted a bail of N90 million to Dino Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, yesterday. The embattled senator, who was arraigned by the police on allegations that he escaped [...]

May 3, 2018 Government and politics

Masked DSS operatives storm National Assembly

Masked operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) stormed the premises of the National Assembly yesterday, causing tension among lawmakers, journalists and other workers. There was a standing directive barring security men from entering the NASS premises with arms. [...]

May 3, 2018 Military
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