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Oyetola

I Felt Ridiculed Contesting Against Adeleke – Oyetola

The Osun State governor, Gboyega Oyetola has said he felt ridiculed contesting against Senator Ademola Adeleke in the 2018 gubernatorial election in the state. He made the statement when leadership of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), led by Professor Yemi [...]

July 18, 2019 Government and politics
Fulani Herdsmen

Buhari Sends Message To Fulani Herdsmen Over Northern Elders’ Directive

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a message to Fulani herdsmen urging them to ignore the recent call by the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) asking them to leave the Southern part of Nigeria. This was contained in a statement signed and [...]

July 18, 2019 Government and politics
Ministerial List May Trigger Another Round Of APC Crisis

Ministerial List May Trigger Another Round Of APC Crisis

Lagos / Abuja – The much-awaited ministerial list expected from President Muhammadu Buhari may further polarise the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) when it is released, Hope for Nigeria Online has gathered. This has been identified as one of the [...]

July 18, 2019 Government and politics

The Rise of Micro-influencers in Africa

For micro-influencers in Africa, the focus is less on their scale and more on building a hyper-engaged community. And this type of community is becoming increasingly valuable to advertisers of 2019. Techpoint.Africa [...]

July 17, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

The Rise of Micro-influencers in Africa

It's 2019 and everybody with a few hundred followers on social media calls themselves an influencer. But in reality, an influencer is a person who can, well, influence people's decisions. Somebody who can make their followers do something. Make them [...]

July 17, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
New National Minimum Wage

New National Minimum Wage: Labour tells workers to prepare for strike

The organised Labour has directed its members in all the 36 states and Abuja to get ready for a total showdown with government should the negotiation on the adjustment from the new national minimum wage break down. On its part, [...]

July 17, 2019 Economy
Telecom Mast

Man Cries Out After A Telecom Mast Smashed His Benz & 3 Others In Abuja

A man has cried out for help after a telecom mast destroyed his car and 3 others during a heavy downpour in Abuja. The incident which took place since June, is still causing unrest in the area after the Police [...]

July 17, 2019 Transportation
Northern Elders’ Forum

Northern Elders’ Forum Orders Fulani Herdsmen To Vacate Southern Nigeria

The Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) has asked all Fulani herdsmen residing in the southern part of the country to vacate immediately if their security was no longer guaranteed.  Addressing a joint press conference in Abuja on Tuesday, the chairman of [...]

July 17, 2019 Government and politics
Kukah

Kukah Warns Against ‘anti-fulani’ Campaign

The Catholic bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah, has warned against blanket demonisation of herdsmen, especially of the Fulani stock, warning that such actions could be preamble to a breakout of violent confrontation against the Fulani. The bishop said hate speech [...]

July 17, 2019 Religion
Buhari Plans To Register Illegal Migrants

Buhari Plans To Register Illegal Migrants, Under Fire

Buhari Plans To Register Illegal Migrants The move by the Federal Government to electronically register illegal migrants in the country has come under criticism, with some observers describing it as a backdoor to unleash an “army of occupation” on Nigerians. [...]

July 17, 2019 Government and politics
Obaseki

Obaseki To Ex-Governor: Edo State money is for Development, not for individuals

GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said leaders must be prudent and disciplined in the way they handle state treasury while in office.  According to Obaseki, leaders who have been saddled with the responsibility of leadership, especially at the [...]

July 17, 2019 Government and politics
Fani-kayode

Fani-kayode Reacts To Call For Relocation Of Herdsmen From Southern Nigeria

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, has commended the call for herdsmen to leave southern part of Nigeria. The area comprising of the South-West, South-East and South-South region are often under attacks by suspected armed herdsmen who kill, maim, rape and [...]

July 17, 2019 Government and politics
Adedeji Adeleke's house

Deji Adeleke’s House On Fire: Davido’s Father’s House Gutted By Fire

Davido's father, Adedeji Adeleke's house on Esther Adeleke street in Lekki, Lagos state was gutted by fire today July 16th. According to an eyewitness, the fire started this afternoon at about 1pm at the pent house of the building. The [...]

July 17, 2019 Incidents
All Progressive Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State

Akwa Ibom: APC Moves To File Petition To Compel Chairman To Step Aside

The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State has polished up plans and might move any moment from now to file an application at the Tribunal seeking to compel the Chairman of the Tribunal for National and State Assembly [...]

July 16, 2019 Government and politics
AREWA Youth

Arewa Youth Task FG To Beef Up Security, Commiserate With Fasoranti

LAGOS – Members of the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) have called on the Federal Government to ensure it steps up security in the country to guarantee safety of lives and property of citizens. The group also commiserated with Chief [...]

July 16, 2019 Government and politics
Your Video Evidence Is Empty

‘Your Video Evidence Is Empty’ – Buhari, INEC, Others Tell PDP

‘Your Video Evidence Is Empty' – Buhari, INEC, Others Tell PDP Today, the Independent National Electoral Commission described the 48-compact disc evidence tendered by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, as empty and lacking in probative [...]

July 16, 2019 Government and politics
Pat Utomi

Pat Utomi: Fulanis Made Me Rich, They Did More For Me Than My Own People

Pat Utomi: Never get yourself involved in *ethnic hatred or religious bias*.I'm a Christian from Niger Delta, but most of the things I've ever achieved occurred through the help of non-Christians and non-Niger Deltans. 1. I was actually looking for [...]

July 16, 2019 Government and politics
Presidential Tribunal: Drama As Atiku Denies Buhari Use Of Video Player

Presidential Tribunal: Drama As Atiku Denies Buhari Use Of Video Player

Hearing in the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal took a dramatic turn on Monday as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar’s lawyers denied lawyers to President Muhammadu Buhari access to a video player in the tribunal.  Atiku and [...]

July 16, 2019 Government and politics
ACF

We’re Still Studying Obasanjo’s Letter – ACF

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has reacted to the open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari by former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Obasanjo in the letter released by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, had expressed worry over high level of insecurity in [...]

July 16, 2019 Government and politics
Obasanjo’s Open Letter

PDP Reacts To Obasanjo’s Open Letter, Warns Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the insecurity has vindicated the party’s position. Obasanjo, on Monday in another open letter to President Buhari, lamented about the state of [...]

July 16, 2019 Government and politics
Polymer Institute of Nigeria

Don’t Ban Plastic Bags, Polymer Institute of Nigeria President Begs FG

National President, Polymer Institute of Nigeria, Prof. Paul Mamza, has appealed to the Federal Government to drop the proposal for the ban on plastic bags and materials in the country. Polymer Institute of Nigeria is an umbrella for all Polymer [...]

July 15, 2019 General
Osinbajo

Nigeria Yet To Attain Self-sufficiency In Rice Production, Says Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the country is yet to attain self-sufficiency in rice production. He was speaking at the 4th National Discourse organized in Lagos by The Companion, an association of Muslim Men in Business and the Professions [...]

July 15, 2019 Government and politics
Bulk Of Africa’s $90 Billion

Nigeria Accounts For Bulk Of Africa’s $90 Billion Stashed Assets

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has said Nigeria accounts for the bulk of Africa’s $90 billion assets stashed abroad yearly. It regretted that the continent never received the same amount in aid from development partners [...]

July 15, 2019 Economy
Kano Governorship Election Tribunal Strikes Out Contempt Charge Against INEC

Kano Governorship Election Tribunal Strikes Out Contempt Charge Against INEC

The Kano Governorship Election Tribunal, chaired by Justice Halima Shamaki, struck out the charge following the prayer by the counsel of the PDP, Barrister  Adegboyega Awomolo(SAN)  who reported that INEC had substantially complied with the order requesting them to grant [...]

July 14, 2019 Government and politics
Nnamdi Onunkwo Weds Obiageli Madubuko

Nnamdi Onunkwo Weds Obiageli Madubuko (Wedding Photos)

Nnamdi Onunkwo Weds Obiageli Madubuko : Few days back , Igbo billionaire Chief Johnbosco Onunkwo rolled out the drums to celebrate his younger brother, Engr. Nnamdi Onunkwo fondly called mayor by friends, as he tied the nuptial knots with his [...]

July 14, 2019 entertainment
Tope Alabi's Song

Young Street Hawker In Viral Video Found After Singing Tope Alabi’s Song

A talented young street hawker who won the heart of social media users with amazing voice after singing Tope Alabi's song for a customer who patronized him has been found The young boy who is gifted with a magical vocal [...]

July 14, 2019 entertainment
Special Presidential Investigation Panel

Presidential Panel Seals Senator Nwaoboshi’s Properties In Abuja, Delta & Lagos

The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property has sealed off suspicious assets and property belonging to Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, located in Warri, Asaba in Delta State, and Lagos State. The Presidential Panel carried out the action [...]

July 14, 2019 Government and politics
Atiku

Rising Poverty Greatest National Security Threat, Says Atiku

Former Vice-President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general elections, Atiku Abubakar, has said that the greatest threat to national security was the rising wave of poverty that has remained unchecked among Nigerians. In [...]

July 14, 2019 Government and politics
EFCC

EFCC admits receiving petition on Osinbajo’s firm

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said yesterday that investigation into an alleged N100bn Alpha Beta scam involving Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s firm is ongoing. EFCC in a statement by its acting Spokesperson, Tony Orilade reacted to a story [...]

July 14, 2019 Government and politics
Iwobi

We’re Confident To Go Far And Make Nigerians Proud – Iwobi

We’re Confident To Go Far And Make Nigerians Proud – Iwobi Nigeria is dreaming of a fourth title in the history of the continent’s flagship football competition. The Eagles are in the semifinal of the Egypt 2019 Total Africa Cup [...]

July 14, 2019 Sports