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Dickson

Governor Dickson: I Will Sign Death Warrant Of Convicted Kidnappers

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson, is mulling the signing of death sentences of convicted kidnappers to send a signal that there is no place to hide for felons in the state. Among the convicted kidnappers are those found guilty and sentenced [...]

June 24, 2019 Law
Tribunal Rejects Atiku, Pdp’s Request To Access Inec’s Server

Tribunal Rejects Atiku, Pdp’s Request To Access Inec’s Server

Tribunal Rejects Atiku, PDP’s Request To Access INEC’s Server.The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has rejected the request of the Peoples Democratic (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to have access to the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission. A [...]

June 24, 2019 Government and politics
Oshiomhole

APC Crisis: Oshiomhole Engaging In Anti-party Activities – Oyegun

John Odigie-Oyegun, former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused his successor, Adams Oshiomhole of distracting the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki from governance. He alleged that Oshiomhole was engaging in anti-party activities to create distractions for [...]

June 24, 2019 Government and politics
Osinbajo

Insecurity: Osinbajo Urges Nigerians To Be Wary Of Social Media Reports

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians in the Diaspora not to rely entirely on social media reports on the security challenges facing the country. Speaking at a townhall meeting in New York on Sunday evening, Osinbajo said the social [...]

June 24, 2019 Government and politics

Nigerian fintech startups are democratising investment opportunities

Financial technology startups in Nigeria are breaking down investment opportunities for everyone, irrespective of their disposable income. Techpoint.Africa [...]

June 24, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Intels Nigeria Limited: NPA Explains Sack Of Atiku’s Company

Intels Nigeria Limited: NPA Explains Sack Of Atiku’s Company

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has explained why it terminated the services of Intels Nigeria Limited from the eastern ports of Calabar, Delta and Port Harcourt. The company, co-owned by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, provides comprehensive integrated logistics services for [...]

June 23, 2019 Government and politics
Lake Chad Basin

Battle For Control Of Lake Chad Basin Hots Up

Troops under the control of Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) are currently fighting the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) for the control of border communities in the Lake Chad basin. The latest of the faceoff has seen the [...]

June 23, 2019 Economy
Femi Fani Kayode

Jan 1966 Coup And Biafra: A morning of horror and the slaughter of a people

May 30th, 2019 represents the 52nd anniversary of the declaration of the Republic of Biafra. Fani-Kayode I have written the following contribution to help mark that day. I hope it goes a long way to show where and when the [...]

June 23, 2019 Early History of Nigeria, General

JIHAD THROUGH PEACE by Azzaman Azzaman

“Since we can not conquer you through war , we will conquer you through Peace. You would not unite round a leader and their would be high immorality among you”- Othman Danfodio, 1804 JIHAD. After 1 month of Incantations using [...]

June 23, 2019 Early History of Nigeria

TARABA KILLINGS: We can’t take this anymore!

It was a week of tears and agony for residents of Tudiri and Janibanibu communities in Ardo Kola local government area of Taraba State after suspected herdsmen unleashed terror on them. The attacks, which claimed about10 lives in two days, [...]

June 23, 2019 Incidents

Army launches drones against kidnapping in Ondo, Ekiti

The Nigeria Army, 32 Artillery Brigade, Owena Barracks, Akure, Ondo state has deployed the use drones that will help comb the vast forests in Ondo and Ekiti states. Drones The Brigade Commander, Brig. General Zakari Logan Abubakar during the launch [...]

June 23, 2019 Military

2023 presidency : Is Tinubu not qualified to contest? – Ogunlewe

A former Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), big wig and former Minister of Works, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe has said that if the All Progressives Congress, (APC) National Leader, Senator Bola Tinubu wants to contest for the presidency in 2023 he should [...]

June 23, 2019 Government and politics

Is there Injustice In God’s Redemptive Justice?, By Femi Aribisala

Jesus says: “Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends [...]

June 23, 2019 Religion
Mr Jollof

Mr Jollof Calls Out Ifeanyi Okowa Over Bad Airport: “2023 Carry Your Bag And Go”

Popular Nigerian Comedian Mr Jollof calls out Dr Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa over Bad airport. Gistvic Reports. Mr Jollof said the airport deficiency has hinder Naira Marley from coming to warri . He wrote: “@nairamarley no come again !!! Special Thanks [...]

June 22, 2019 Government and politics
Army Bans Sale Of Petroleum Products In Jerry Cans

Army Bans Sale Of Petroleum Products In Jerry Cans

The Nigerian Army has placed a total ban on the sale of petroleum products in jerrycans in three states affected by the Boko Haram insurgency. The states are Borno, Yobe and Adamawa. An army spokesman, Ado Isa, said in a [...]

June 22, 2019 Oil & Gas
Oshiomhole Asks IGP To Seal Bauchi House Of Assembly, Ashamed To Talk About Edo

Oshiomhole Asks IGP To Seal Bauchi House Of Assembly, Ashamed To Talk About Edo

National chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has asked the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to seal off the Bauchi State House of Assembly. On Wednesday, two factional Speakers emerged on the floor of the [...]

June 22, 2019 Government and politics
ACCA Pledges To Assist FG In Tackling Public Sector Accounting Gaps

ACCA Pledges To Assist FG In Tackling Public Sector Accounting Gaps

An accounting body, The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, ACCA, on Thursday said it would collaborate with the Federal Government of Nigeria so as to tackle some gaps in the public sector accounting. The body also called on professional accountants [...]

June 22, 2019 Government and politics
Paul Usoro: Buhari Government Has Made Judges Afraid Of Performing Their Duties

Paul Usoro: Buhari Government Has Made Judges Afraid Of Performing Their Duties

The President of Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Paul Usoro, has declared that judges are afraid of performing their duties as expected due to fear and intimidation from the executive arm of government. Usoro lamented over the “intimidation of judges by [...]

June 22, 2019 Government and politics
EU

West Africa: EU Supports Nigeria, Beninoise Customs With N8.1 Billion Scanner

The effort to facilitate trade and speedy clearance of cargo in Nigeria's busiest land border will be revved up soon as the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and its Beninoise counterpart have taken delivery of a new cargo scanning machine donated [...]

June 22, 2019 International
Akeredolu

Akeredolu Refurbishes Old Government Vehicles Instead Of Buying New Ones (pics)

Ondo State governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Friday received the first set of refurbished Government Vehicles which were were put in good shape by Logistical ideas Limited. Governor Akeredolu decided to renew numerous broken down and unserviceable vehicles at [...]

June 22, 2019 Government and politics
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Bill, 2019 into law.

Buhari Signs Mutual Assistance Bill To Prosecute Offenders Within, Outside Niger

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Bill, 2019 into law. It is to ensure the prosecution of offenders in criminal cases whether they are within the country or outside the country. Such offenders will be [...]

June 22, 2019 Government and politics
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu's birthday celebration

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu’s Birthday Celebration: Obaseki, Peter Obi Attend

Governor Obaseki attended Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu's birthday celebration, party and church service today. And in the company of Mr. Peter Obi, the PDP Vice Presidential Candidate and running mate to PDP Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in the erstwhile 2019 [...]

June 22, 2019 Government and politics
Don't Appoint Mohammed Abubakar As Minister - CFCI To Buhari

Don’t Appoint Mohammed Abubakar As Minister – CFCI To Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged not to consider former Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar for any ministerial or political appointment. A civil society group, Coalition against Financial Crimes and Injustice (CFCI), gave the advice yesterday at a press briefing [...]

June 21, 2019 Government and politics

Social Media Roundup: On to the round of 16!

This week on social media; Super Falcons qualifies for the next stage of the Women's World Cup for the first time in 20 years, and other stories. Techpoint.Africa [...]

June 21, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
LASG Begins Massive Road Rehabilitation

LASG Begins Massive Road Rehabilitation, Covering Of Manholes Across The State

LASG Begins Massive Road Rehabilitation, Covering Of Manholes Across The State The Lagos State Government has begun massive highway reconstruction across the state now that the rainy season is here even though there still needs lot to be done in [...]

June 21, 2019 Environmental issues
Femi Fani-Kayode: Why Festus Adebayo Should Do Thanksgiving In Church

Femi Fani-Kayode: Why Festus Adebayo Should Do Thanksgiving In Church

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Minister of Aviation has hailed the removal of Festus Adebayo as the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Senate President Ahmad Lawan. Lawan took the decision, barely 48 hours after appointing Adedayo as Special Adviser on [...]

June 21, 2019 Government and politics
Benefits Of India Hemp

Governor Akeredolu Speaks On Benefits Of India Hemp

Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has again advocated for the importance and benefits of Indian hemp or cannabis sativa. Akeredolu made the call during a courtesy visit to his office in Alagbaka, Akure, the Ondo State capital by the [...]

June 21, 2019 Health issues
Jonathan, Not Dasuki Gave Me N400m – Olisa Metuh Tells Court

Jonathan, Not Dasuki Gave Me N400m – Olisa Metuh Tells Court

A former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, Thursday told the Federal High Court in Abuja that the N400m alleged money laundering was paid to him by former President, Goodluck Jonathan. He, therefore, denied that [...]

June 21, 2019 Government and politics
Inside Cristiano Ronaldo's N3.6 Million Per Night Holiday Villa In Greece

Inside Cristiano Ronaldo’s N3.6 Million Per Night Holiday Villa In Greece

Inside Cristiano Ronaldo's N3.6 Million Per Night Holiday Villa In Greece Earlier this week, Cristiano Ronaldo was seen enjoying a well-deserved holiday. In his debut season in Italy, Ronaldo helped Juventus to the Serie A title scoring 21 goals in [...]

June 21, 2019 Sports
Miyetti Allah Endorses Dave Umahi For 2023 Presidency

Miyetti Allah Endorses Dave Umahi For 2023 Presidency

Enugu – Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has endorsed Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State for president in 2023. Speaking at the South East Security Summit in Enugu, Alhaji Muhammadu Kirowa, the national president of the group, [...]

June 21, 2019 Government and politics