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Daily Archives: February 22, 2019

Islamic group kicks against ordering female Muslims to take off hijab publicly

The Islamic women organisation in Al Muminaat, has said that telling a female Muslim to take off her hijab in the public is not only an insult to the Muslim but a war on the religion. The leader of Al [...]

February 1, 2018 Religion

Saraki charges Nigerian youths to engage in parliament

President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has charged Nigerian youths to be actively involved in the day to day activities of the parliament. Saraki said it is through active engagement that the youths would understand the workings of the [...]

February 1, 2018 Government and politics

Obasanjo registers, declares membership of Coalition for Nigeria Movement

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday officially registered as a member of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement. Mr. Obasanjo completed the membership form of the movement and handed it over to former Governor of Osun State, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, who is [...]

February 1, 2018 Government and politics

Corrupt elements opposing Buhari’s second term bid – CACOL

The Centre for Anti -Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) said on Thursday that Nigerians asking President Muhammadu Buhari not to contest in 2019 are those feeling the heat of his anti-graft fight. The chairman of the centre, Debo Adeniran, made [...]

February 1, 2018 Government and politics

Senate summons Police IG over Benue ultimatum, vows matter won’t be overlooked

The Senate had on Wednesday resolved to summon the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, for failing to apprehend perpetrators of the Benue killings. The Senate had upon resumption of plenary this year, given the IGP a 14-day ultimatum to [...]

February 1, 2018 Military

NSCDC bans staff from indiscriminate use of social media

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has banned its personnel from the use of social media, especially to discredit the activities of the leadership of the corps. NSCDC threatened that any of its officers caught using indiscriminately any [...]

February 1, 2018 Government and politics

Startup Profile: SimbiBot — prepare for UTME with ease online

Benjamin Franklin once said, if you fail to plan, you’re planning to fail. The University Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is the most “dreaded” examination in Nigeria secondary school and failing it is a nightmare many students don't wish to have. [...]

February 1, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

FG not paying subsidy, Nigerians bearing burden of revenue loss from NNPC – Adeosun

The minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has revealed that the federal government is not paying subsidy to keep fuel price at N145, adding that there is under recovery on the part of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Adeosun disclosed [...]

February 1, 2018 Power

Why Buhari can’t succeed in keeping Nigeria together – Adebanjo

Afenifere Chieftain of Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Ayo Adebanjo, has warned that President Muhammadu Buhari’s plans to keep Nigeria together by force won’t work. The elder statesman noted that Buhari’s planned move won’t work because he has refused to implement [...]

February 1, 2018 Government and politics

Boko Haram: Borno SEMA reveals how IDPs camp was bombed, confirms deaths

Borno State government has said that five people were killed in the suicide bomb attack at Dalori Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp, Maiduguri on Wednesday. The Chairman of the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Satomi Ahmad, made the confirmation to [...]

February 1, 2018 Government and politics

What cabal have done in Buhari’s government – Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay, has told President Muhammadu Buhari to sack those he described as “the cabal” in his cabinet. According to him, they had hindered the progress of the administration. Sagay [...]

February 1, 2018 Government and politics
Reno Omikri

Open Letter to Linda Ikeji by Reno – February 2018

Dear Linda, I have seen your reactions to my various nuggets advocating for chastity on the part of men and women until they are married. One of your reactions is that the idea of maintaining your virginity until marriage is [...]

February 1, 2018 Religion

Africa News Roundup: China has allegedly been spying on Africa

Here are this week’s top headlines on startups, entrepreneurship, innovation and tech around Africa A Chinese-Trojan horse?: In 2012, the African Union inaugurated its new headquarters in Addis Ababa. Worth over $ 200m, the project was fully funded by China, which also [...]

February 1, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps