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Daily Archives: February 15, 2019

Inside Nigeria’s first pencil and toothpick factory

In the second quarter of 2017, Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Gabriel Emmanuel, commissioned the AKEES pencil and toothpick factory. It was going to be the first of its kind in Nigeria. Suggested read: Akwa Ibom starts pencil production 1 year [...]

January 10, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: ineedTUTORS — find professional tutors within your location

Education is now an important aspect of life and considering the impact it has on social, economic, and the political sectors of a nation, everyone seeks to get a quality one. However, quality education isn’t usually easy to come by, [...]

January 10, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Mediaworks: Home of creatives and incubation centre for young artistes in Port Harcourt

Although Port Harcourt lives and breathes oil, creativity isn’t lacking in the city. Mediaworks is positioning itself as the creative hub for many young talents (artistes, creatives, designers, just name it ) in the city. Mediaworks was founded by Isaac Utere, [...]

January 10, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Ajimobi appoints Governing Councils for six tertiary institutions

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Tuesday announced the constitution of the Governing Councils for the six state-owned tertiary institutions. Ajimobi in a statement made available to DAILY POST Tuesday evening by the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, [...]

January 10, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari having sleepless nights, Nigerians want him in 2019 – Oyegun

National chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John-Odigie Oyegun, says President Muhammadu Buhari is having sleepless nights. Oyegun said Buhari is always thinking about how he can improve the economy and the lives of Nigerians, adding that the people [...]

January 10, 2018 Government and politics

Why Buhari must probe Malami – Sagay

Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to order the immediate probe of Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, Abubakar Malami. Sagay said Malami’s role in the return of former Chairman [...]

January 10, 2018 Government and politics

No shift in dates for 2019 elections, says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has decided that henceforth, the presidential and National Assembly elections will hold on the third Saturday of February of each election year while those of governors and state assembly members will hold two weeks [...]

January 10, 2018 Government and politics

Ortom says ranching remains enduring solution, rejects FG’s proposal

Apparently faulting the Federal Government’s solution to the ceaseless killings by heardsmen nationwide, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has insisted that ranching rather than colonies was the sustainable solution to the menace. The governor, who dissociated himself from the [...]

January 10, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari clarifies stance on Benue’s anti-grazing law

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday explained why the Federal Government never challenged anti-open grazing bill signed into law by the Benue State government. According to a statement in Abuja by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, government [...]

January 10, 2018 Government and politics

DSS gets order to detain 400 Boko Haram suspects for 90 days

A Federal High Court, Abuja yesterday granted permission to the Department of State Services (DSS) to detain 400 Boko Haram suspects for another 90 days at the Kainji camp. The suspects, who have been in the custody for about five [...]

January 10, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Four soldiers, militants killed in Bayelsa community

Four more soldiers and unknown number of militants have been reportedly killed in a bloody clash between militants and soldiers in an ongoing military operation to rid the Toru-Ndoro community in Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, of militants. The [...]

January 10, 2018 Crime

Reps move against NNPC over fuel subsidy payment

Knocks await the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Tuesday, next week, when the House of Representatives reconvenes.   The Maikanti Baru-led agency will be pummelled for illegally subsidising the pump price of fuel at billions of naira. Speaker Yakubu [...]

January 10, 2018 Oil & Gas