Thursday 18th October 2018,
Hope for Nigeria

Daily Archives: October 17, 2018

Social Media Roundup: For the love and hatred of Amala

This week on social media, Amala is trending on Twitter, Sarkodie's classy diss track and more stories. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 12, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Reps threaten to arrest MDs of Heritage Bank, Aso Savings over undeclared N21bn, $104m

The House of Representatives on Thursday announced that it had discovered N21 billion and $104.46 million undeclared revenue in two separate accounts outside the Treasury Single Account (TSA). The Managing Director of Heritage Bank, Ifie Sekibo, and his counterpart in [...]

October 12, 2018 Government and politics

2019: Why I will continue Obasanjo’s legacy when I defeat Buhari – Atiku

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, Atiku Abubakar has said he would continue from where Olusegun Obasanjo’s Presidency stopped in 2007 when he becomes president. Atiku stated this after his meeting with the former president who forgave and endorsed [...]

October 12, 2018 Government and politics

Halting age fraud in Nigerian football

FOOTBALL is widely acknowledged as the only thing that unites Nigerians. Whenever Nigeria is involved in major international football tournaments, every citizen, from the President to the common person, forgets the many divisive factors wracking our national unity and commits [...]

October 12, 2018 What the papers say

Airlines lose over N400 million to MMA2 closure

Local airlines yesterday recorded losses in excess of N400 million over the closure of Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2) and disruption of flight activities on Wednesday. The picketing by aviation workers, which enters day three this morning, has heightened fears [...]

October 12, 2018 Economy

Corruption trial in Nigeria may last several months, says Shell

Royal Dutch Shell has said the corruption trial over a Nigerian oil deal may last several months, warning staff of continued critical media coverage in the $1.3 billion case. An internal memo sighted by Reuters indicates that Shell’s Legal Director, [...]

October 12, 2018 Government and politics

Sponsoring pilgrims with government’s funds is criminal, says Sanusi

Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has said that it is criminal to sponsor people to Hajj and other pilgrimages with government’s funds. He made the assertion at the two-day Northern Nigeria Traditional Leaders Conference on Out-Of-School Children, which ended [...]

October 12, 2018 Religion

Osinbajo, Okowa task editors on ethics, professionalism, journalists’ welfare

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigeria media practitioners to remain focused on fair and objective reporting for credibility and as an unbiased umpires, especially as the 2019 general elections inch closer. He stated this yesterday at the ongoing All [...]

October 12, 2018 Government and politics

Obasanjo makes U-turn, says Atiku better than Buhari

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday made a surprising reversal of his stance by endorsing the political ambition of his former vice president, Atiku Abubakar. Following several allegations he made suggesting the aspirant is corrupt and selfish, Obasanjo struck a climax [...]

October 12, 2018 Government and politics
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