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Daily Archives: March 23, 2019

These passionate individuals are working to improve STEM education in the South-East and South-South

It is the dream of many secondary school students in Nigeria to gain admission into an institution of higher learning immediately after school, but not for Samson Goddy. After completing his secondary education at 16, he decided to take a [...]

January 17, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Pupils sit on bare floor to learn in community hosting six oil wells [PHOTOS]

With 6 oil wells, obtained photographs of pupils sitting on bare floor while taking lessons in a Delta Primary School. The photographs taken by DAILY POST on Wednesday, January 17, exposed the terrible situation of pupils of Otoro Primary School [...]

January 17, 2018 Education

Gambia President, Barrow speaks on Buhari’s role in country’s political crisis

President Adama Barrow of The Gambia on Tuesday praised President Muhammadu Buhari for his leadership role in the stabilisation of African countries. Barrow made the commendation at a news conference he jointly addressed with President Buhari after bilateral talks in [...]

January 17, 2018 Government and politics

Fulani herdsmen declare Jihad in letter to Bishop Oyedepo [VIDEO]

Founder and General overseer of Living Faith Church Worldwide, David Oyedepo, has revealed that he received a letter from a coalition of Fulani herdsmen identified as, Fulani Nationality Movement saying there will be no peace until cattle colonies are established [...]

January 17, 2018 Religion

Muslim group questions IGP over alleged killing of 732 Fulani herdsmen

Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, on Wednesday questioned the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim idris, and other security forces on why nobody was arrested when 732 Fulani people were killed in Mambila area of Plateau and Taraba States recently. MURIC lamented [...]

January 17, 2018 Societal issues

Rowdy session as PDP senators prevent colleague from defecting to APC

The Nigerian Senate, on Wednesday was thrown into a rowdy session as it was about recording the first official cross-carpeting for the year 2018. Senator Sonni Ogbuoji ( Ebonyi South) had come under order 43 of the rules of the [...]

January 17, 2018 Government and politics

We have compensated residents affected by Lagos, Ibadan rail line – Nigerian govt

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the federal government of Nigeria has paid compensation to all residents affected by the ongoing new Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge lines. Amaechi disclosed this on Tuesday at Papalanto in Ogun State, during his monthly [...]

January 17, 2018 Government and politics
Startup Profile: Co-Tenant — Share or lease your apartment for a short period

Startup Profile: Co-Tenant — Share or lease your apartment for a short period

Although having a roommate is often associated with students’ lifestyle, Co-Tenant intends to provide that option to everyone, especially when dealing with apartments that are beyond budget. Launched on December 11, 2017, by Kolawole Bilewu, the platform allows people who [...]

January 17, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigerians know I’m doing my best – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday stated that Nigerians are convinced that his administration is doing its best. The President said this when he met with the President of the Gambia, Adama Barrow, in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to his [...]

January 17, 2018 Government and politics

EFCC speaks on attempt to arrest Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has denied making attempt to arrest President Muhammdu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari. Reports emerged last week that some security agents stormed the home of the President’s Chief of Staff to get [...]

January 17, 2018 Government and politics

‘How blockchain will affect oil, gas sector in Nigeria’

As emerging frontiers, especially digital ledger system also called blockchain become a more globally recognised solution, experts have called for frameworks that will enable Nigeria’s oil and gas sector to benefit from the innovation. With a new $2.5million funding secured [...]

January 17, 2018 Oil & Gas

Robber who poses as mad man nabbed with POS machine

Detectives attached to the Lagos State police command have arrested a suspected armed robber, who disguised as a lunatic to maim innocent persons. It was gathered that the 27-year-old suspect, Olayinka Ogundimu, was arrested at Anifowoshe Street, Ikeja area of [...]

January 17, 2018 Incidents

Itanna looks to help African startups raise as much as $5m without going to Silicon Valley

Itanna wants to help African startups raise from as little as $ 20,000 to as much as $ 5million without having to go to the Silicon Valley. The post Itanna looks to help African startups raise as much as $ [...]

January 17, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Wake up, CAN tells Buhari over herdsmen’s killings

The President Buhari-led Federal Government has by its defective response to killings by herdsmen wasted the huge public approval on which it rode into power, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) noted yesterday. The body called for the immediate replacement [...]

January 17, 2018 Government and politics

Will Nigerians be forced to pick between the devil and the deep blue sea again in 2019?

When President Muhammadu Buhari defeated former President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 presidential election, ‘change' wasn't just a catchy party slogan anymore, it was a wave sweeping the country. President Buhari's victory was the first time an opposition candidate defeated [...]

January 17, 2018 Government and politics

Benue Attacks: Saraki leads senators to Aso Rock

At the meeting, the lawmakers discussed the issues of security across the country, especially in Benue, where 73 people were slaughtered by herdsmen. Senate President Bukola Saraki on Tuesday night, January 16, 2018, led other senators to the presidential villa [...]

January 17, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria being painted red with the blood of the innocent, says Speaker

Speaker Yakubu Dogara says says the country is being painted red with the blood of innocent Nigerians. Delivering his welcome address at the resumption of plenary on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Speaker Dogara noted that the solution to the mindless [...]

January 17, 2018 Government and politics

EFCC grills ex-Plateau governor for 10 hours over N10bn ‘fraud’

Ex-Plateau governor, Jonah Jang was reportedly questioned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for several hours on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Jang, who is now a senator and represents Plateau-North Senatorial District, is being investigated for alleged N10 billion fraud. [...]

January 17, 2018 Government and politics