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Monday 21st October 2019,
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Coscharis and Stallion Group Industries Limited

Dangote, Coscharis, Stallion Group To Partner With Ekiti To Set Up Rice Mill

Hope For Nigeria Online reports that the governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, said that his administration was in partnership talk with Dangote, Coscharis and Stallion Group Industries Limited to set up a rice mill in the state. The [...]

October 20, 2019 Business
EFCC Arrests 26 Adulterated Palm Oil Producers

EFCC Arrests 26 Adulterated Palm Oil Producers In Gombe (Photos)

The EFCC in Gombe state has arrested 26 suspects for allegedly producing adulterated palm oil by mixing some quantity of palm oil with unknown substances and selling the same to the public as genuine palm oil in the Gombe main [...]

October 20, 2019 Health issues
Nnamdi Kanu's Mother Dies

BREAKING!!! Biafra : Nnamdi Kanu’s Mother Dies In Germany (Video)

Nnamdi Kanu’s Mother Dies: The mother of the leader of Indigenous People Of Biafra, Ugoeze Sally Nmeme Kanu has died in Germany, Igbere TV reports. This was made known by his son, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, via a video he posted [...]

October 20, 2019 Nigerian-Biafran War
Jehovah’s Witnesses

How The Jehovah’s Witnesses Are Better Christians Than The Rest Of Us

Taking Nigeria as a case study, if you are not a Jehovah’s Witness, you must have heard from some pastors or some other Christians like you about how the Jehovah’s Witnesses teach the wrong gospel. You must have heard them [...]

October 20, 2019 Religion
Over Exposure To Phones, Computers & TV Screens Could Blind One

Over Exposure To Phones, Computers & TV Screens Could Blind One

Over Exposure To Phones, Computers & TV Screens Could Blind One Chioma Uchendu, a consultant ophthalmologist with the Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia, has advised regular break from smartphones and other devices like computer and television screens to avoid damage to [...]

October 19, 2019 Health issues
Segalink

Segalink To EFCC: ‘To Probe Tinubu, You Don’t Need Petition’

Social media activist, Segun Awosanya, popularly known as Segalink, has rejected the advice of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to write a petition against All Progressives Congress leader, Bola Tinubu. Segalink, who is the leader of the #EndSARS movement, [...]

October 19, 2019 Government and politics
Nigeria To Enrol 10.2 Million Out-Of-School Children

Nigeria To Enrol 10.2 Million Out-Of-School Children

Nigeria To Enrol 10.2 Million Out-Of-School Children The Nigerian government says it has committed N10 billion to remove 10.2 million out-of-school children from streets in the next five years. The governments said it hopes to achieve the target by enrolling [...]

October 19, 2019 Education
Ajaokuta Steel Company

FG Says It Is Partnering The Russian Government To Revive Ajaokuta Steel Company

The Federal Government says it is partnering the Russian government to revive Ajaokuta Steel Company. Minister of Mines and Solid Minerals Development, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, disclosed this at an interactive session with Senate Committee on Solid Minerals, Mines, Steel Development [...]

October 19, 2019 Business
Gen. Yakubu Gowon

Gowon, a living legend, symbol of unity at 85– Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on his 85th birthday, today. Buhari, in a release issued yesterday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina, described Gowon as a living legend [...]

October 19, 2019 Government and politics
Dr. Chris Ngige

Minimum wage payment takes immediate effect – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has said that payment of the new minimum wage would take effect immediately, adding that it cuts across both the public and private sectors. He disclosed this early yesterday in Abuja [...]

October 19, 2019 Government and politics
Nurses abandon Cross River hospitals

Nurses abandon Cross River hospitals over poor renumeration, 93 in 1,011 health facilities

Nurses abandon Cross River hospitals: Exodus of nurses has hit Cross River State Government as the State has 93 nurses working in 1, 016 health facilities across the eighteen local government areas of the State. Hope For Nigeria Online findings [...]

October 19, 2019 Health issues
Gov. Ortom

Benue: Gov. Ortom reacts to allegation of ‘using and dumping’ ex-appointees

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has declared that he won’t abandon his former appointees. Ortom made the declaration while reacting to comments credited to the opposition in the State that he has “used and dumped” his former appointees. He [...]

October 19, 2019 Government and politics
Nigeria

Nigeria, seven others ‘yet to make progress on TB eradication’- Report

A new global report on Tuberculosis released by the World Health Organisation on Thursday has shown that Nigeria and seven other countries are yet to make considerable progress in their efforts to reduce the incidence of TB. The report showed that despite [...]

October 19, 2019 Health issues
Tinubu

Tinubu, Bamanga Tukur, state governors hail Gowon as he turns 85

A former governor of Lagos State and leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has congratulated former Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, as he turns 85 on Saturday. Mr Tinubu, in a statement on Friday night, made available by [...]

October 19, 2019 General
Meet Reston Tedheke Ex-M: ilitant, Who Is Ga'ate Farmer In Nasarawa

Meet Reston Tedheke Ex-M: ilitant, Who Is Ga’ate Farmer In Nasarawa

Reston Tedheke: In 2017, when President Muhammadu Buhari sent Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to the Niger Delta to quell the rising tension in the region he didn’t know that he was not only creating the bedrock to a stable economy [...]

October 18, 2019 Agriculture
Another petrol tanker falls

Another petrol tanker falls in Anambra

Another Fire incident has been averted on Friday morning at Agulu, Anaocha local government area of Anambra state as another petrol tanker falls. Hope For Nigeria Online gathered that the truck fell at about 7 am on Friday after it [...]

October 18, 2019 Incidents
Buhari

Buhari reveals one critical element of his administration’s Next Level mandate

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said that winning the war against drug abuse remains one of the critical elements of the Next Level mandate of this administration. A statement to Hope For Nigeria Online by his Spokesperson, Femi Adesina, said [...]

October 18, 2019 Government and politics
Reps reacts as Labour, FG reach agreement on new minimum wage

Reps reacts as Labour, FG reach agreement on new minimum wage

The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Legislative Compliance, Mr Dennis Idahosa, has commended the Federal Government and organised labour over the peaceful resolution on the full implementation of the new minimum wage. NAN reports that Idahosa, who gave the [...]

October 18, 2019 Economy

Social Media Roundup: Fire in Onitsha

This week on social media; fire in Onitsha market, Ycee and Kizz Daniel vs their former record labels and other stories. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 18, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
700 million people still live in extreme poverty – World Bank

700 million people still live in extreme poverty – World Bank

The World Bank has called on countries to ensure well-designed structural reforms in order to unlock growth and build the foundations for future prosperity. World Bank Group President, David Malpass gave the advice in Washington on Thursday in his opening [...]

October 18, 2019 Environmental issues
Gunmen abduct teacher, 2 others in Brinin Gwari

Kaduna: Gunmen abduct teacher, 2 others in Brinin Gwari

Gunmen abduct teacher: Unknown gunmen have abducted, the Head teacher, Abdul Hafiz Abdullahi, of Dangamji, Primary School and two others at Doka filling station, Birnin Gwari, Kaduna State. Two others were shot at and seriously wounded. A statement issued and [...]

October 18, 2019 Incidents
Another fuel tanker catches fire in Onitsha

Another fuel tanker catches fire in Onitsha

Another fuel tanker catches fire in Onitsha Tragedy was averted Friday morning after another petrol tanker fell, spilling fuel into a canal in Onitsha, Anambra State. Hope For Nigeria Online gathered from residents of Omagba Phase two in Onitsha that [...]

October 18, 2019 Incidents
Onitsha fire outbreak

Onitsha fire outbreak: Buhari reacts, charges Transport Ministry, FRSC on road safety

Onitsha fire outbreak: President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday expressed sadness over the death of a mother and her child in the tanker accident at Onitsha, Anambra State. Buhari called on the Ministry of Transport under the leadership of Rotimi Amaechi, [...]

October 17, 2019 Incidents
New Minumum wage

New Minumum wage: Labour gives details of meeting with FG Dr. Ayuba Wabba, has described as mere speculation, reports of agreement to a 20 per cent and 13.5 per cent consequential adjustments for workers on Grade Levels 7-14 and 15-17 respectively.

New Minumum wage: The President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Dr. Ayuba Wabba, has described as mere speculation, reports of agreement to a 20 per cent and 13.5 per cent consequential adjustments for workers on Grade Levels 7-14 and 15-17 respectively. [...]

October 17, 2019 Employment
Pastor Benny Hinn

VIDEO: Pastor Benny Hinn labels Nigerian leadership as evil, reveals when God will shatter Islamic power

Pastor Benny Hinn has labeled Nigerian leadership as evil and also declared Ghana a Christian nation. Hinn spoke at a Christian event dubbed the ‘Experience Conference’, at The Maker’s House Chapel International in Accra, Ghana. According to him, “The Lord [...]

October 17, 2019 Religion

CBN wants you to go cashless but still spends billions annually printing cash

In 2018, ₦64 billion was spent by CBN printing cash despite series of initiatives towards a cashless society and the increasing adoption of e-payment channels Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 17, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Agritech startup, Farm Fresh connects farmers with Gambian nationals home and abroad

Farm Fresh, a Gambian agritech startup is bridging the gap between farmers and consumers, while also delivering food to relatives of Gambians abroad Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 17, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Where is YC-backed Envyl delivering packages to now? Ghana, Nigeria, or nowhere?

Defunct or on a hiatus? We take a look at Envyl, the startup that helped people move packages from the US to Nigeria and Ghana. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 17, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

How Nigerian sex toy vendors are navigating strict social media policies

Various businesses are leveraging social media advertising to make sales, however, the terrain is much trickier for sex-related businesses due to the strict policies of the platforms. Here’s how Nigerian sex toy vendors are navigating this challenge. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 17, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Chaka launches to allow Nigerians invest in over 4,000 local and foreign assets

Chaka is giving Nigerian access to invest in assets listed on both local and foreign exchanges. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 16, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps