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Daily Archives: February 23, 2019

Cross River 2018 budget is fake – APC blasts Ayade not releasing ​copies

The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Cross River State has lambasted the state government for not releasing the copies of Cross Rivers 2018 budget to the public. It would be recalled that Governor Ben Ayade on November 30th presented a [...]

January 20, 2018 Government and politics

ACF counsels FG on how to end killings in Nigeria

The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has stated that recent attacks by herdsmen on some communities across the country demand urgent attention from those vested with power to secure lives and properties. The ACF Secretary-General, Anthony Sani, said the situation was [...]

January 20, 2018 Societal issues

Buhari dragged to court over appointment of Ahmed Rufa’i Abubakar as NIA boss

A civil society group, Concerned Nigerians, has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari to the Federal High Court in Abuja over the appointment of Ahmed Rufa’i Abubakar as the substantive Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). The appointment is being criticised [...]

January 20, 2018 Government and politics

Dele Momodu writes open letter to Aisha Buhari over cabal in government

Former presidential candidate and publisher of Ovation Magazine, Dele Momodu, has written an open letter to Aisha Buhari. This followed her tactic support for Senator Isah Misau’s suggestion that her husband’s government has been taken over by cabal. She reposted [...]

January 20, 2018 Government and politics

Nigerian govt reacts to Avengers’ threat to blow installations

Nigerian government through coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh (rtd), has pleaded with the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) and youths in the region to maintain the prevailing peace area. The NDA, had in a post on [...]

January 20, 2018 Government and politics

This week on Techpoint: Mother tongues and native things

“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.” – Nelson Mandela. This week on Techpoint This passionate mathematician teaches underprivileged [...]

January 20, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Perm Sec reveals why there are rats in Aso Rock

The Permanent Secretary in the State House, Jalal Arabi, on Friday claimed that there were rodents and other pests in the Presidential Villa, because of its location and the availability of “eatables”. Arabi stated this when he appeared before the [...]

January 20, 2018 Government and politics

Benue Killings: ‘Stop justifying Fulani herdsmen, act quickly’ – Nigerians blast Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has come under attack by Nigerians, particularly social media users over his statement that he is not in a hurry to act concerning the herdsmen attacks in Benue and other parts of the country. Buhari had on [...]

January 20, 2018 Government and politics

Herdsmen killings: Former ambassador, Prof. Hagher makes shocking revelations

Former Nigeria’s envoy to Canada and Mexico, Prof Iyorwuese Hagher, has made shocking revelation about the rampaging killer herdsmen. Hagher said that the arms being used by the Fulani fighters were coming from the Nigerian armoury. In a interview with [...]

January 20, 2018 Government and politics

2019 election: What APC governors discussed about Buhari, Amaechi – Okorocha

The Imo State Governor and Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Governors’ Forum, Rochas Okorocha, has said that the governors elected on the platform of the party, have unanimously agreed that President Muhammadu Buhari should run for a second term [...]

January 20, 2018 Government and politics

Herdsmen hack farmer to death in Ogun community

Once again, suspected herdsmen have struck again, hacking a farmer identified as Adetona Owolabi in Ogun state. According to a report by TheCable, the incident happened on Thursday afternoon, January 18, 2018 in the deceased’s farmland located at Afon in [...]

January 20, 2018 Crime

Aisha Buhari is seriously campaigning against her husband right now

First Lady Aisha Buhari doesn’t speak out so often. However, when she does, she sets the whole place on fire. Like today. In a subtle rant delivered for maximum impact on Friday, January 19, 2018, Mrs. Buhari reposted video links [...]

January 20, 2018 Government and politics

Dogara: Bauchi gov and speaker are fighting, here’s why

The Governor of Bauchi State, Mohammed Abubakar and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, aren’t the best of friends. The pair have endured a frosty relationship since Dogara was elected speaker in contravention of the zoning principle of [...]

January 20, 2018 Government and politics

Southern Kaduna people seek support to rebuild houses destroyed by herdsmen

The people of Southern Kaduna in Bakin Kogi Kaninkon community of Jema’a Local Council have said the community would need N218 million to rehabilitate over 109 houses destroyed by herdsmen during the bloody attack and killings in the area. Mr. [...]

January 20, 2018 Societal issues

Ali Modu Sherif group in Edo dumps PDP for APC

Thousands of members of the Alli Modu Sherif faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State yesterday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) and claimed that Edo state is now a one party state. Led by its [...]

January 20, 2018 Government and politics

Nurses blast FG over resurgence of Lassa Fever

Nurses under the auspices of University Graduates of Nursing Science Association (UGONSA), have lambasted the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government over the fresh outbreak of Lassa fever in Ebonyi State. At least two doctors and a nurse have died, while [...]

January 20, 2018 Health issues