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Daily Archives: April 18, 2019

Shehu Sani reacts to Transparency International report on corruption

Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central has reacted to the new report by Transparency International (TI), revealing that the perception of corruption in Nigeria worsened between 2016 and 2017 Nigeria ranked 148 out of 180 countries assessed in 2017 on [...]

February 24, 2018 Government and politics

Isoko nation rejects Delta 2018 Budget, passes no confidence vote on Okowa, lawmakers

The People of Isoko nation in Delta State have rejected the one per cent allocated to them in Delta State 2018 Budget which was recently passed into law, as they passed a “vote of no confidence” on Governor Arthur Ifeanyi [...]

February 24, 2018 Government and politics

PDP bans local chapters from holding unapproved meetings

Lagos chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has banned its local government chapters from holding meetings without the approval of the state secretariat. State chairman, Moshood Salvador, announced the ban on Friday in Lagos, while addressing party members after [...]

February 24, 2018 Government and politics

Why we won’t arrest herdsmen grazing cattle on airport runways – Police

The Nigeria Police Forcem NPF, has given reasons it cannot arrest herdsmen, who allow their cattle to stray onto and graze on airport runways. The Commissioner of Police, Airport Command, Mustapha Dandaura, said herdsmen could only be arrested in states [...]

February 24, 2018 Societal issues

Atiku speaks on snake swallowing N36m in JAMB office, Buhari’s corruption war

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to reports that a strange snake swallowed N36m from vaults in Makurdi office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, and corruption level in the country. Atiku, who spoke during the Silverbird [...]

February 24, 2018 Government and politics

Military blows hot over Amnesty International’s report on Boko Haram, IPOB, homosexuality

Nigeria’s Defence Headquarters has described the latest report released by Amnesty International (AI), alleging human rights violations by the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN), as a gross disservice to the nation’s high security command. It accused AI of working towards [...]

February 24, 2018 Government and politics

Okupe reveals what will happen to Tinubu if he fails in reconciling APC members

Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has warned a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, of the looming danger if he (Tinubu) fails in his new assignment to reconcile aggrieved members of the [...]

February 24, 2018 Government and politics

NDDC to partner with automaker to train Niger Delta youths

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has revealed plans to partner with Innoson Kiara Academy to train youths in the Niger Delta. Ndoma-Egba, while visiting the Nnewi centre of Innoson Kiara Academy on Friday, Feb 23, 2018, said that the [...]

February 24, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari says development of Niger Delta is FG’s top priority

Buhari says development of Niger Delta is FG’s top priority – This statement was made known to newsmen by Buhari’s  Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina. President Buhari has said that the development of the Niger Delta [...]

February 24, 2018 Government and politics

2019 is too soon for Fela Durotoye to run for President

Fela Durotoye wants to become Nigeria's president in 2019. That isn't going to happen. Motivational speaker Fela Durotoye threw his hat into the 2019 presidential ring on Thursday, February 22, 2018 in typical tech savvy fashion. “Therefore, to be clear, I [...]

February 24, 2018 Government and politics

This week on Techpoint: The future is now

Technology has been the bedrock of economic and infrastructural development in many nations of the world. Unfortunately, when it comes to technological innovation, Nigeria is lagging behind. This is why we created Techpoint Inspired, a platform to connect people to the [...]

February 24, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps