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Daily Archives: February 20, 2019

Social Media Roundup: The historic swap deal that broke the internet

This week on Social media: Sanchez and Mkhitaryan in a swap deal, Obasanjo's letter to President Muhammadu Buhari and more stories. The post Social Media Roundup: The historic swap deal that broke the internet appeared first on [...]

January 26, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Excellaid — outsource administrative tasks online

In recent times, a lot of organisations, and busy professionals have embraced outsourcing as a means to execute tasks. The reason isn’t far-fetched, asides the fact that it helps to free up productive time, outsourcing is usually a more affordable [...]

January 26, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Obasanjo’s statement: How Buhari insulted Nigerians with response – Junaid Muhammed

A Second Republic lawmaker, Dr Junaid Muhammed, has noted that the response provided by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s statement did not account for corruption in the current administration. Muhammed described the response as [...]

January 26, 2018 Government and politics

Aisha reacts to Obasanjo’s statement, calls Buhari a loser

Aisha Yesufu, the convener of Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) campaign, has reacted to former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s statement listing President Muhammadu Buhari’s failures. Obasanjo had in a statement advised the president against running in the next Presidential election. Reacting, Aisha [...]

January 26, 2018 Government and politics

2019: Osinbajo speaks on Buhari seeking re-election for second term

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has revealed why President Muhammadu Buhari is not talking about seeking reelection in 2019. The Vice President said his principal was more focused on delivering his campaign promises to Nigerians than talking about 2019 general election. [...]

January 26, 2018 Government and politics

Minister links killings to blockade of grazing routes

The Minister of Defence, Brig.-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd) has blamed the recent massacre in Benue and Taraba states on the people’s blockade of grazing routes reportedly encouraged by the laws passed by their houses of assembly. Briefing State House correspondents [...]

January 26, 2018 Government and politics

Protests trail Edo APC council primaries, Osun holds poll tomorrow

Protests have trailed the Edo State All Progressives Congress (APC) chairmanship and councillorship primaries for the March 3, 2018 council election, especially in Owan East and Esan Central councils over alleged imposition of candidates. Besides, a chairmanship aspirant in Egor [...]

January 26, 2018 Government and politics

Osinbajo: We are not talking about 2019

CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop caught up with Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the ongoing World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and he began their discussion by asking about Mr. Osinbajo’s thoughts on Nigeria’s economic recovery. I think we are [...]

January 26, 2018 Government and politics

APC panel okays devolution, resource control, state police

The committee set up by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to look into calls for restructuring presented its report to the Chief John Odigie-Oyegun led National Working Committee (NWC) of the party, yesterday. Led by Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, [...]

January 26, 2018 Transportation

Believe it or not,Saraki says the National Assembly is broke

Senate President Bukola Saraki has called for more funding of the National Assembly (NASS), which many believe its already being overfunded. Saraki dismissed the over-funding perception, claiming that the institution is actually grappling with funding constraints in exercising its statutory functions. The [...]

January 26, 2018 Government and politics

House of Reps move to ban importation of fish

On Wednesday, January 24, 2018, the House of Representatives sought to place a ban on all importation of fish in Nigeria in order to boost the local supply of fish. Also, the House of Representatives said the ban would also [...]

January 26, 2018 Economy

Oil output set to ramp up in Nigeria as Total introduces massive new ship

A gigantic oil tanker arrived in Nigeria as part of a multi-billion dollar project that should allow one of Africa's biggest crude producers to pump out an additional 200,000 barrels a day. The floating production storage and offloading vessel is [...]

January 26, 2018 Oil & Gas

Global LinkUP: How rapper 50 Cent made $8 million through bitcoin

In the news this week, there is a shocking trend of AI pornography, rapper 50 Cent netted big bucks from a long term bitcoin decision and Amazon has a new store that has no cashiers or attendants. Read on. Inside [...]

January 26, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps