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Easter

Easter: Leaders Hope for a Better Future

Sharing the same platform to offer felicitations to Nigerian Christians as they join the faithful the world over to mark Easter today, politicians from across party lines have called for peaceful coexistence among Nigerians of all political and religious persuasions. [...]

April 21, 2019 Religion
Repair Of Potholes Across The State

Lagos State Govt Begins Immediate Repair Of Potholes Across The State

The Lagos State Government has begun immediate repairs of potholes across the State, with over 87 major roads enlisted for intervention. Special Adviser, Lagos State Public Works Corporation and Drainage, Engr. Temidayo Erinle, in a statement on Friday, said the [...]

April 21, 2019 Transportation
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Man Dies Two Hours After His Wedding In Plateau State

A man's sudden passing just a few hours after his wedding his caused serious grief amongs his family and community members.  A 45-year-old man identified as Felix Rwang Danjuma, a native of Rim district in Riyom Local Government Area of [...]

April 21, 2019 Health issues
Festus Keyamo

Keyamo Mocks PDP, Galadima “Where Is Atiku That Is Coming To Reclaim His Mandat

The spokesman of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari's campaign team Festus Keyamo Mocks PDP, Buba Galadima “Where Is Atiku That Is Coming To Reclaim His Mandate” Sir, before the President swears on the Qur’an, just a quick reminder of the result [...]

April 21, 2019 Government and politics
Leke Adeboye

Leke Adeboye Places IG Account On Private After Attempting To Resurrect Member

Leke Adeboye who got into the list of topics for discussion on social media after he attempted to resurrect a church member, has placed his account Instagram account on private after the controversy the act generated.  In a message, the [...]

April 21, 2019 Religion

Landmark University Builds Silos As It Expands Rice Production (photos)

Landmark university, Africa's first agrarian private university has stated her desire to expand investment Portfolio in agriculture by increasing its production of rice, investment in Hydroponics(soilless agriculture )etc. The university recently constructed inert atmospheric silos as the need arises to [...]

April 21, 2019 Agriculture
Soldier Rescues Man In Benin, As SARS Tried Extorting Him For Having Dreadlocks

Soldier Rescues Man In Benin, As SARS Tried Extorting Him For Having Dreadlocks

A young man ought to thank his stars, after a soldier saved him from the claws of SARS operatives at ring road, in Benin, Edo state. According to reports, the SARS operatives during a patrol, sighted a young man who [...]

April 20, 2019 Africa
IGP Adamu

IGP Adamu plots to move Police PR School from Kwara to his home state

There is palpable anxiety over a plan to relocate the Nigerian Police School of Public Relations in Ilorin, capital of Kwara State, to Nasarawa, the home state of the Acting Inspector General Police, Mohammed Adamu. The construction works going on [...]

April 20, 2019 Military
Enugu Govt Approves Recruitment Of Additional 1,500 Teachers

Enugu Govt Approves Recruitment Of Additional 1,500 Teachers

The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved and directed the Enugu State Universal Basic Education Board (ENSUBEB) to recruit additional 1,500 primary school teachers to enhance basic education in the state. The administration also approved the [...]

April 20, 2019 Employment
Buba Galadima

Why PDP, R-APC Couldn’t Withstand Buhari During 2019 Election – Galadima

Buba Galadima, estranged ally of President Muhammadu Buhari has stated why the president could not be defeated during the 2019 general election. Mr Galadima who heads a faction of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) had led his group to [...]

April 20, 2019 Government and politics
Simon Lalong of Plateau State, yesterday, said he was desirous to rebuild burnt Jos market to generate enough revenue to pay the new N30,000 minimum wage.

I want to rebuild Jos market to generate money for new wage — Lalong

GOVERNOR Simon Lalong of Plateau State, yesterday, said he was desirous to rebuild burnt Jos market to generate enough revenue to pay the new N30,000 minimum wage. Lalong also said the report that his administration budgeted N1.1 billion to demolish [...]

April 20, 2019 Business
Akeredolu

APC NWC Suspends Akeredolu For Anti-party Activities

The National Working Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress has suspended the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, for anti-party activities,Saturday PUNCH has learnt. The party’s NWC had on March 1 resolved to issue a query to the governor over [...]

April 20, 2019 Government and politics
Ugwuanyi Preaches Peace, Love, Unity, Progress

Easter: Ugwuanyi Preaches Peace, Love, Unity, Progress

Enugu State Governor and Governor-elect, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has urged Christians and indeed all Nigerians, to take advantage of Christ’s resurrection, which Easter symbolizes, to sustain their abiding faith in God and promote peace, love, unity and virtues that [...]

April 20, 2019 Government and politics
Army's Bridge Construction Promise Will Unite Kuta, Ede Communities

Army’s Bridge Construction Promise Will Unite Kuta, Ede Communities

Aside the economic prosperity that the completion of the age-long bridge that bounded Ede and Kuta communities in Osun state would midwife, this territorial connection would deepen the unity that has existed between the indigenes of these communities, Amiloaded has [...]

April 20, 2019 Economy
Nigeria’s Buhari praised for increasing minimum wage by two-thirds

Nigeria’s Buhari praised for increasing minimum wage by two-thirds

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for signing into law a bill that raised the country’s minimum wage from 18,000 Naira to 30,000 Naira (Around 83 USD). The union lauded the decision in a statement attributed [...]

April 20, 2019 General
China to take over Kenya’s main port over unpaid huge Chinese Loan

China to take over Kenya’s main port over unpaid huge Chinese Loan

Kenyan government risks losing the lucrative Mombasa port to China should the country fail to repay huge loans advanced by Chinese lenders. In November, African Stand reported on how Kenya is at high risk of Losing strategic assets over huge Chinese debt and just [...]

April 20, 2019 Economy

Social Media Roundup: Winter is finally here!

This week on social media; Game of Thrones final season premieres, famous Nollywood actress Omotola was trending on Nigerian Twitter and other stories. Techpoint.Africa [...]

April 19, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Walter Onnoghen

Onnoghen Deserves Punishment Given To Him By Tribunal –Sagay

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), has hailed the judgment handed over to Walter Onnoghen, former Chief Justice of Nigeria, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, describing it as well-deserved. In a chat [...]

April 19, 2019 Government and politics
Eight Nigerian men have been sentenced to death in United Arab Emirates

8 Nigerian Robbers Sentenced To Death In UAE

Eight Nigerian men have been sentenced to death in United Arab Emirates (UAE) for robbery, Igbere TV can report. They were convicted for robbing money exchanges and cash machines (ATMs) across the country in December 2016. A ninth Nigerian was [...]

April 19, 2019 International
Gani Adams

Gani Adams To Femi Adesina: Tell Buhari Nigerians Are Hungry

Gani Adams, the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land who spoke at the 2nd annual lecture of Freedom Online, which held in Ikeja, Lagos on Thursday, told Femi Adesina to tell President Buhari that Nigerians are hungry. The event had Ekiti [...]

April 19, 2019 Government and politics

Jiji’s bold attempt to win Africa, the state of online classifieds on the continent

How the acquisition of OLX by Jiji positions the latter to become the major player in the classifieds sector in Africa. Techpoint.Africa [...]

April 18, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Lagos Supplementary Election: Date Announced By INEC

Lagos Supplementary Election: Date Announced By INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State, on Wednesday said the supplementary poll in Ajeromi-Ifelodun Federal Constituency would hold on April 27. The commission fixed the date after complying with a court order directing it to announce results [...]

April 18, 2019 Government and politics
PMB To Atiku

Provide Evidence That You Defeated Me In Presidential Election – PMB To Atiku

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and winner of the February 2019 election, Muhammadu Buhari, has faulted claim by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar that they won the election. President Buhari [...]

April 18, 2019 Government and politics
Rochas Okorochas

Ihedioha Kicks As Okorocha Sets Up Committee On Six Tertiary Schools

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has inaugurated a six-man committee to see to the implementation of six new universities, colleges of education and polytechnics. Prof. Chima Iwuchukwu will lead commissioners and other members of the committee. But the move [...]

April 18, 2019 Government and politics

How Google is driving artificial intelligence for Africa by Africans

The Google AI Accra Centre has launched and it is run by Africans for Africa Techpoint.Africa [...]

April 18, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Nigerian Man In Italy Attacks Police Officers As The 2 Land In Hospital

Nigerian Man In Italy Attacks Police Officers As The 2 Land In Hospital

According to reports, a Nigerian assylum seeker has been arrested in Italy after allegedly attacking and injuring two policemen in Vicenza, Italy.  It was gathered that the Nigerian man was stopped by officials during a simple identification check and he [...]

April 18, 2019 International
NCC Uncovers Eight Million Forceful Subscriptions To Telecoms Services

NCC Uncovers Eight Million Forceful Subscriptions To Telecoms Services

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC has uncovered eight million forceful subscriptions to telecoms services, and this was revealed in  full audit carried out on 45 VAS providers that had over 65 per cent forceful subscriptions. NCC who is Nigeria's telecoms [...]

April 18, 2019 Telecomms
2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup

Nigeria First To Book 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup Ticket

Nigeria has become the first to book the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup ticket, after defeating Angola 1-0 in a match played in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday. Olakunle Olusegun's goal through a penalty kick in the 21st minute, made Nigeria [...]

April 18, 2019 Sports
US And Greek Citizens Among 9 Suspected Pirates Arrested In Nigeria

US And Greek Citizens Among 9 Suspected Pirates Arrested In Nigeria

Nine suspected pirates comprising three Greece citizens, an American and five blacks have been arrested during a joint operation by the Nigerian Navy and United States Coast Guard. The suspects were nabbed when their vessel was stopped within the Nigerian [...]

April 18, 2019 Crime
91,000 Apply For Customs Jobs Within 24 Hours

91,000 Apply For Customs Jobs Within 24 Hours

The portal of the Nigeria Customs Service opened yesterday for the recruitment of 3,200 officers, however it has been gathered that 91,000 applied for Customs jobs within 24 hours. One of the officers in charge of the recruitment portal at [...]

April 18, 2019 Employment