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Daily Archives: July 19, 2019

Sierra Leone votes in delayed presidential run-off

Sierra Leone votes in delayed presidential run-off: Voting began Saturday in Sierra Leone in the final round of a delayed run-off presidential election after a campaign marked by verbal sparring, sporadic violence and a last-minute legal battle. A wafer-thin margin [...]

March 31, 2018 Government and politics

Borno blasts: NEMA reveals how bombers attacked Muna

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed the death of three suicide bombers at Muna area of Maiduguri in an attempt to infiltrate the town on Friday. Four powerful explosions occurred between 9:00 and 9:30 pm, sending terrifying echoes [...]

March 31, 2018 Government and politics

What CAN told Gov. Ugwuanyi in Enugu

In what could be described as the mother of all endorsements, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Enugu State Chapter, in a recent mega prayer rally tagged “Enugu State is in the Hands of God,” prayed for the re-election of [...]

March 31, 2018 Government and politics

Naomi Campbell: Buhari’s aide calls Nigerians animals

Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Digital/New Media, Tolu Ogunlesi, has described Nigerians as animals for ‘slandering Naomi Campbell’.  Campbell, a super model, had shared a tweet alongside several photos with Buhari at the Eko Atlantic City launch. The pictures of [...]

March 31, 2018 Government and politics

Osinbajo reveals what Amaechi ‘talks about all the time’

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has hailed Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, for the progress of work on the Lekki Sea Port at Ibeju Lekki in Lagos. He disclosed that Amaechi talks about the project “all the time”. In his speech [...]

March 31, 2018 Government and politics

INTERVIEW: Nigeria should decriminalise harmless drug use – Ex-Swiss President Dierfuss

In this interview with Owoseye Ayodamola and Lois Ugbede, the former President of Switzerland and current Chair, Global Commission on Drug Policy, Ruth Dierfuss, during her visit to Abuja, Nigeria, spoke on the Commission’s campaign on decriminalisation of drug users. [...]

March 31, 2018 Government and politics

‘Danjuma’s statement was a wake-up call to citizens and governments’

Security expert, Dr. Ona Ekhomu, speaks on the issues raised by Gen. Theophilus Danjuma and others security challenges in the country How can Nigeria be secured? The security challenges facing Nigeria are quite complex. There is a broad threat spectrum [...]

March 31, 2018 Government and politics

PDP dismisses list, challenges APC to name convicted members

In a swift reaction to the names released as looters by the federal government, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) dismissed the list as hollow and laughable, saying it was an extension of federal government’s media trial and challenged it to [...]

March 31, 2018 Government and politics

This week on Techpoint: Money, money, money

What is your relationship with money? Jason Njoku (iROKOtv) and Akin Alabi (NairaBET) seem to have differing views. In a recent Twitter conversation, Akin Alabi said: 10 years ago, I thought that if I had what I have today, I [...]

March 31, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps