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Daily Archives: October 17, 2018

Seven suspected cultists arraigned in Ogun

Seven suspected secret cult members were on Monday arraigned in an Ota Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ogun State. The accused are: Olaogun Azeez, 18, Tijani Azeez, 22, Jelili Adeniyi, 20, Sulaiman Owolabi, 24, Murainan Shakiru, 25, Tunde Olanisa, 22, and Abinuwaye [...]

October 8, 2018 Incidents

Ohanaeze reacts to killing of Nigerians in South Africa, warns Igbo

Chief Nnia Nwodo, President-General, Ohaneze Ndigbo worldwide, a pan Igbo socio-cultural organisation, has condemned the violent killing of some Igbo and other Nigerians in South Africa. He declared that the apex body was not happy with the trend. Nwodo also [...]

October 8, 2018 Africa

For attacking Buhari, you are not for Jesus Christ – Onochie tells CAN

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie has lambasted the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Reverend Samson Ayokunle. Onochie said Ayokunle was not for Jesus Christ for attacking Buhari over his appointments. In an [...]

October 8, 2018 Government and politics

2019: APGA gets presidential candidate; Mimiko clinches ZLP ticket

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on Sunday elected a retired general, John Ogbor, as its presidential candidate for the 2019 elections. APGA is arguably Nigeria’s third largest political party with a state governor (Anambra State) and some federal and [...]

October 8, 2018 Government and politics

PDP convention: Jang reacts to Atiku’s victory, accepts defeat

A presidential aspirant at the just concluded People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primaries, Jonah Jang, has congratulated former vice president Atiku Abubakar over his victory on Sunday. Mr Jang promised to work and support Mr Abubakar’s victory in the upcoming [...]

October 8, 2018 Government and politics

Staff of Atiku’s media outfit cry over unpaid entitlements

The staff of the multimedia organisation, Gotel Communications, owned by former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, are currently in distress over owed severance benefits and delays in payment of salaries. The Yola, Adamawa State based media organisation, which has a television [...]

October 8, 2018 Government and politics

Ace comedian, Baba Sala, is dead

Veteran Nigerian comedian, Moses Olaiya, popularly known as Baba Sala, is dead. He was 81 years old. One of his sons, Emmanuel Adejumo, aka Boisala ,announced his demise in the early hours of Monday. “My Daddy is gone. Finally gone [...]

October 8, 2018 entertainment

Ex-minister who supervised 2014 fatal, corrupt immigration recruitment emerges senatorial candidate

The former minister who supervised the deadly immigration recruitment exercise that led to the death of at least 15 young Nigerians is now a senatorial candidate. Mr Moro, an ally of ex-Senate President David Mark, was the interior minister in [...]

October 8, 2018 Government and politics

NSE suspends trading in shares of six Nigerian companies

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Monday suspended trading in the shares of six listed companies. The companies were suspended after they failed to file details of their accounts to the Exchange as stipulated by market regulations. The six companies [...]

October 8, 2018 Government and politics

Saraki may get PDP’s Kwara Central senatorial ticket

The Kwara State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kola Shittu, has said there is a possibility of Senate President, Bukola Saraki to emerge as the Kwara Central senatorial candidate of the party. Saraki contested the PDP presidential ticket [...]

October 8, 2018 Government and politics

Hello South-West Nigeria, #TechpointTours is coming to you

Our mission at Techpoint.africa has always been to take tech mainstream. In the last two years, we have set out to search for innovations all over the country through the Techpoint Innovation Tour initiative. The purpose is to scout for [...]

October 8, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
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