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Daily Archives: February 23, 2019

Social Media Roundup: Monkey business in the Northern Senators’ Forum

This week on Social media, monkey swallows ₦70 million as told by Senator Shehu Sani, Boko Haram attacks Yobe village and more stories. The post Social Media Roundup: Monkey business in the Northern Senators' Forum appeared first on [...]

February 23, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Laundry by Time Signature — outsource your laundry easily

As we go about our daily activities, juggling different things together such as professional, social and financial responsibilities, we still spend a significant proportion of our time on a routine chore like laundry. On average, a person spends approximately 12-18 [...]

February 23, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

‘You are making big mistakes, rejig your cabinet now’ – APC chieftain tells Buhari

A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia State, Ambassador Chibuike Ukauwa has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig his cabinet. According to him, the cabinet assembled by Buhari was being bogged down by deadwoods and saboteurs. Against that [...]

February 23, 2018 Government and politics

Woman escapes rape, death by throwing menstrual pad at herdsmen in Delta

A woman, identified as Patricia Okpako, has revealed how she escaped being raped by Fulani herdsmen by throwing her menstrual pad at them. The woman said the herdsmen, who had attacked her in her farm at the Abraka area of [...]

February 23, 2018 Societal issues

Customs intercepts, cartons of tramadol, 4,120 bags of rice

Personnel of the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, have impounded 4,120 bags of rice and nine containers loaded with pharmaceuticals. The Rivers State command of the Nigerian Customs disclosed that within the first quarters of 2018, the NCS made N11.4 billion [...]

February 23, 2018 Economy

Global LinkUP: How Kylie Jenner wiped $1.3 billion off Snapchat’s market value

This week, bitcoin has inspired crime all over the world, and Kylie Jenner nearly killed Snapchat. Read on. How Kylie Jenner nearly snapped Snapchat “Sooo does anyone else not open Snapchat anymore? Or is it just me… ugh this is [...]

February 23, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Daddy Freeze criticises ‘Black Panther’, says Nigerians being swindled

Daddy Freeze has criticised the popularity of high grossing movie, Black Panther despite all the positive reviews. Freeze on his Instagram page described the movie as being overhyped and as a money making venture on Blacks, especially Nigerians, by the [...]

February 23, 2018 entertainment

Reps halt $1.8bn maintenance of Nigeria’s oil refineries

The House of Representatives has ordered the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation ( NNPC) to suspend action on the plan to expend $1.8 billion on the Turn Around Maintenance (TAM) of the nation’s four refineries. The Chairman of the House adhoc [...]

February 23, 2018 Government and politics

Emir Umar Usman is dead

The Emir of Birnin Magaji in Birnin Magaji local government area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Ahmad Umar Usman has been reported dead. Late Alhaji Ahmad Umar Usman, addressed as Dan Alin Birnin Magaji, died last night at the Federal Medical [...]

February 23, 2018 Government and politics

Why we don’t know number of Yobe school missing students – FG

The Federal Government has said that it lacks the accurate figure of missing secondary school girls in Dapchi, Yobe State. It said the number had become a mystery due to the nature of the attack on the school. Speaking to [...]

February 23, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

EFCC ‘investigates APC’s National Working Committee’

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may have begun beaming its searchlight on how the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has been spending party funds.The move comes barely four days [...]

February 23, 2018 General

JAMB: Sophisticated glasses, wristwatches and other gadgets not allowed in exam halls this February

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has reportedly placed a ban on the use of 16 electronic devices at the UTME examination which is to hold on February 26, 2018, across different venues within the federation. The post JAMB: [...]

February 23, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Army reacts to allegations that it is shielding Fulani Herdsmen

The Nigerian Army has denied allegations that its men in Benue state are shielding Fulani Herdsmen. The Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, 707 Special Forces Brigade, Major Olabisi Olalekan Ayeni described the allegations as false. The President of the Mzough [...]

February 23, 2018 Military

The miraculous health benefits of Bitter Leaf

In the light of this, it is important to note that bitter leaves should always be taken fresh in other to enjoy its miraculous health benefits. Apart from using it for cooking, bitter leaf is rarely used for any other [...]

February 23, 2018 Health issues

How Transparency International exposed Buhari’s administration

Transparency International (TI) is obviously not impressed with President Buhari's credential as a corruption fighter. TI is a Berlin based non-governmental organisation which annually deploys metrics to rank countries on accountability processes and transparency measures. Going backwards are we? In [...]

February 23, 2018 Government and politics