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Daily Archives: October 17, 2018

A case for e-hailing services in Francophone West Africa

Francophone West Africa should be the hub for e-hailing services on the continent. Here are 3 reasons why. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 9, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Why you are seeing those annoying ads on your TECNO phone

There's been a recent explosion of annoying ads in TECNO phones, here's why. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 9, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

PDP’s journey to Aso Rock villa has begun – Secondus

The National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, said by success of the party’s presidential primaries in Port Harcourt, Rivers, the PDP’s journey to Aso Rock villa has begun in earnest. Mr Secondus said this in a statement issued [...]

October 9, 2018 Government and politics

Don’t start campaigns yet, INEC warns Buhari, Atiku, other candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned candidates and political parties not to start campaigns yet. The chairman of the commission, Mahmood Yakubu, made this known on Monday in his speech at the workshop for election professionals from the [...]

October 9, 2018 Government and politics

Residents of submerged Delta community sleep in ceiling

Residents of submerged Delta community sleep in ceiling WARRI—RESIDENTS of riverine Ogodobiri community, Bomadi Local Government Area, Delta State, overrun by the ravaging flood in parts of the state were said to be sleeping in the ceiling of their houses [...]

October 9, 2018 Environmental issues

Gully erosion cuts off A’Ibom community, FG wades in

RESIDENTS of Nduetong, Oku Clan, Uyo Local Government, Akwa Ibom State, say they have been cut off for over decades from neigbouring communities by gully erosion. The inhabitants decried the untold hardship they have experienced over the decades, but expressed [...]

October 9, 2018 Environmental issues

We can eradicate poverty by spending N1trn on poor Nigerians — Osinbajo

ABUJA—VICE President Yemi Osinbajo has said spending N1 trillion to bail out the poor in Nigerian annually is capable of making significant difference in the country’s economy. Osinbajo, who stated this yesterday at the 9th Presidential Quarterly Business Forum at [...]

October 9, 2018 Economy

2019 election will be tough, brutal, says Ezekwesili

Convener of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign, Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has cautioned that the forthcoming 2019 general election would be tough and brutal. Ezekwesili, who raised the fears yesterday in a television programme, Sunrise Daily, said Nigerians would give [...]

October 9, 2018 Government and politics

PDP senators warn APC, Lawan over plot to impeach Saraki

Senators from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have warned their colleagues in the All Progressives Congress (APC) against plot to impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki. Senate Minority leader,Biodun Olujimi, said in an interview yesterday that Nigerians should hold Senate Leader, [...]

October 9, 2018 Government and politics

2019 and promises of unprecedented presidential challenge

With the emergence in Port Harcourt, Rivers State last Sunday of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Abuja affirmation of incumbent, President Muhammadu Buhari as the standard bearer of the [...]

October 9, 2018 Government and politics

New modular 5,000bpd refinery, 300MW plant to boost Nigeria’s energy capacity

Nigeria is set to add at least 5,000 barrels of oil per day and 300MW to its energy capacity with the entrance of Waltersmith Refining and Petrochemical Company’s 5,000 barrels of oil per day modular refinery situated at the Ibigwe [...]

October 9, 2018 Oil & Gas
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