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Daily Archives: February 20, 2019

Jobs Weekly: Openings for Data analyst, UI/UX designer, Social media manager and more

We have curated a list of some available tech job vacancies for you this week. Follow the instructions specified for each role to apply. IT Support Executive at DM holdings Limited Job type: Full Time Location: Ogba, Lagos Application: January [...]

January 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Calling on innovators to showcase at Techpoint Build

With Techpoint Build less than 2 weeks away, preparations are on in earnest to host you and 5,000 other esteemed guests at one of the biggest events of the year. Here's an opportunity for innovators. If you have built something [...]

January 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Aba: The long, painful journey to restoring an entrepreneurial city to its former glory

Aba, a city once on track to become the commercial hub of Africa, is now a shadow of its old self. Could this retrogression have been self inflicted? The post Aba: The long, painful journey to restoring an entrepreneurial city [...]

January 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Boko Haram: Many feared killed in Adamawa fresh attack

Many people were reportedly feared dead and others abducted on Monday night in a fresh attack by Boko Haram insurgents on Pallam community in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa. Fleeing residents in the community said the attack by suspected [...]

January 16, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Police grills Ganduje’s commissioner for allegedly ordering supporters to attack Kwankwaso

Police Command in Kano State, on Monday, quizzed Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s Commissioner for Special Duties, Alhaji Abdullahi Abbas Sunusi. His invitation followed Sunday’s bloody clash between members of the Kwankwasiyya (supporters of former Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso) and Gandujiyya (Ganduje’s supporters). [...]

January 16, 2018 Government and politics

Fulani herdsmen struck again, kill Taraba traditional ruler

Suspected Fulani armed men on Monday attacked Karmen community, Taraba State, killing a local traditional ruler. The chairman of Ibi local government council, Hon. Bala Bako, confirmed the attack to newsmen in Jalingo. Bako said the Fulani gunmen struck during [...]

January 16, 2018 Societal issues

Benue Killings: Peace meeting led by IG adjourned

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Monday convened a peace meeting with governors and stakeholders from Benue and Nasarawa to address the disputes between the two states. The meeting, which was meant to find a lasting solution to the [...]

January 16, 2018 Military

Startup Profile: LandHive — get reliable properties within Lagos

Every now and then, people fall prey to dubious property sellers. It has gotten to a point where buyers are now becoming extremely cautious when acquiring properties. But that’s not the only headache that comes with property acquisitions. Searching for [...]

January 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

NDLEA arrests 211 drug suspects, seizes 3,717.6 kg of hard drugs

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kebbi State Command, has confirmed the arrest of 211 suspects and seizure of 3,717.6 kg of hard drugs from January to December 2017. The state Commandant, Suleiman Jadi, made the disclosure on Monday [...]

January 16, 2018 Societal issues

Oyo receives 11 Libya returnees, approves 10,000 for each returnee

Oyo State government on Monday promised N10,000 each for the eleven citizens of the state who were repatriated from Libya to settle down. The 11 returnees include six females and five males. Deputy Governor of the state, Chief Moses Alake [...]

January 16, 2018 International

Governor Ayade signs anti-kidnapping bill into law

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has signed the State’s anti-kidnapping bill into law. The law prescribes death penalty for kidnappers. This was contained in a communique issued this morning (Tuesday) by the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) signed by [...]

January 16, 2018 Government and politics

2019: Abia State is for Buhari, he will win again — APC chieftain, Adiaso

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia State, Prince Chamberlain Adiaso, has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari will run and win the 2019 presidential election. Prince Adiaso, who revealed this during a press conference he addressed in [...]

January 16, 2018 Government and politics

Benue killings: Buhari protecting Fulani herdsmen – Igede people

The Igede people of Benue State in Anambra and Delta states have berated the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari for allegedly shielding Fulani herdsmen from facing the wrath of the law over obvious terrorist activities. The ethnic group also faulted [...]

January 16, 2018 General

Benue killings: Fulani herdsmen have sponsors – Apostle Suleman [VIDEO]

The General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has claimed that Fulani herdsmen have sponsors. This was contained in his sermon preached on Sunday, 14th January 2018. In the video, an evidently angry Suleman spoke about the killings [...]

January 16, 2018 Religion

Ekiti bars Fayemi, ex-commissioner from public office for 10 years

Former governor of Ekiti State and Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, and his finance commissioner, Mr. Dapo Kolawole, have been barred from holding any public office in the state and Nigeria for 10 years. The sanction [...]

January 16, 2018 Government and politics

Femi Oyedipe’s LoshesChocolate is making Made-in-Nigeria chocolates a thing

Based in Lagos, LoshesChocolate produces made in Nigeria chocolates. Founder, Femi Oyedipe shares her entrepreneurial journey and passion for chocolates. The post Femi Oyedipe's LoshesChocolate is making Made-in-Nigeria chocolates a thing appeared first on [...]

January 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Financial Exclusion is limiting government’s efforts to reduce poverty

To comprehend the magnitude of the challenge we face in our quest to reduce poverty in Nigeria, we need to first acknowledge government’s efforts so far. You will recall the establishment of social investment programs (SIP) initiatives which were aimed [...]

January 16, 2018 Government and politics

We’ll increase tempo of anti-graft fight this year, says Ibrahim Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has said that his agency would increase the tempo in the fight against corruption in the country this year, urging the media to support the crusade. Magu [...]

January 16, 2018 Government and politics

FG mulls cheaper solution to recharge drying Lake Chad

The Federal Government may be considering cheaper options to recharge Lake Chad Basin other than the initial plan of transferring water from River Congo to the Basin. Initial report has it that the country may require $15 million to recharge [...]

January 16, 2018 Environmental issues

Woman arrested for impersonating Aisha Buhari

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command on Monday paraded one Aisha Bello for allegedly impersonating President Buhari’s wife, Aisha Buhari. The police said the woman used the president wife’s name to solicit contracts from members of the public who [...]

January 16, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria’s crude oil production hit 2.057mbpd in December

Nigeria’s crude oil production, including condensate hit 2.057 million barrels per day (bpd) in the month of December 2017. This is higher than the 1.93 million bpd including condensate recorded at the end of the third quarter in September. The [...]

January 16, 2018 Business

Seven die, many injured in Lagos gas explosions

No fewer than seven persons were killed and many others injured yesterday following gas explosions in Magodo and Badagry areas of Lagos. While the first explosion occurred at a gas company, Second Coming Nigeria Limited, located on CMD Road, Magodo, [...]

January 16, 2018 Incidents

We’ve no land for cattle colony, Benue leaders tell Buhari

Benue leaders led by Governor Samuel Ortom yesterday declared that their state had no empty land to be designated as a cattle colony as being proposed by the Federal Government. They made the declaration at a meeting with President Muhammadu [...]

January 16, 2018 Agriculture