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Daily Archives: January 23, 2020

Before you invest in online farm crowdfunding platforms in Nigeria

Farming is becoming more lucrative as a result of technology. So here is a complete reference book for all that concerns online agro-crowdfunding platforms in Nigeria. Read more on [...]

April 12, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Google Go launches in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa to make search faster

Today, Google announced the launch of Google Go in Nigeria and across 26 other Sub-Saharan African countries. Google Go is a search app built specifically for the African market to address the issue of slow internet connectivity. As smartphone penetration [...]

April 12, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

VAIDS deadline extended by 3 months

The presidency has approved the extension of the deadline for the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) to June 30, 2018. Read more on [...]

April 12, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Interswitch names Cherry Eromosele as Group Chief Product & Marketing Officer

Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion! The extraordinary determination to see opportunities rather than difficulties is a quality so rare. To passionate dreamers and leaders, more will [...]

April 12, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Is the new FarePay card a safe way to pay for BRT transport?

The Lagos state government announced a partnership with Primero Transport Limited and Sterling Bank to enable BRT commuters pay for bus fares via FarePay. But is the contactless card payment system safe? Read more on [...]

April 12, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

‘Reduce your charges’ – Aisha Buhari begs private health institutions

The Wife of Nigeria President, Aisha Buhari has appealed to owners of private health institutions in Nigeria to reduce the high cost of their services. She made the appeal on Wednesday during a courtesy visit by officials of the Association [...]

April 12, 2018 Health issues

INEC announces position on e-voting in 2019

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, says electronic voting will not be used in 2019. Prof. Yakubu said this in Abuja on Wednesday at the end opening of a three-day International Conference of Election Management [...]

April 12, 2018 Government and politics

Nigerians paid N163 per litre of fuel in March – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed that the average price paid by consumers for Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) in the month of March, dropped to N163 from N173 recorded in February. The drop represented an increase of 9.4 [...]

April 12, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari’s declaration: El-Rufai’s son fires back at New York Times

Bashir El-Rufai, son of Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has taken a swipe at New York Times over its announcement of President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration to contest in 2019. NY Times via its Twitter account, had tweeted: “Muhammadu Bahari, Nigerian [...]

April 12, 2018 Government and politics

Archbishop of Canterbury reveals what he told Buhari in London

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has revealed that “the complex security situation in Nigeria” was on the agenda, when he was hosted by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in London, UK . Welby took to his Facebook page to provide [...]

April 12, 2018 Government and politics

Malabu scandal: Court papers expose Nigerian officials who authorised controversial payments

Court documents filed by U.S. banking giant, JP Morgan Chase Bank, have revealed the Nigerian officials who authorised payments of $875 million to accounts linked to a former Nigerian oil minister in the fraudulent Malabu deal, Dan Etete. The details [...]

April 12, 2018 Government and politics

Ogun 3rd African drum festival begins April 19, Soyinka, 91-year-old drummer to feature

Drummers from 20 African countries and 20 states of the federation will gather between Thursday, April 19 and Saturday, April 21, 2018 to participate in the third edition of the African drum festival in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. The [...]

April 12, 2018 Sports

Re-electing Buhari will perpetuate suffering, says Bishop Chukwuma

The Archbishop, Enugu Ecclesiastical Province (Anglican Communion), Most Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma, has said that re-electing President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 would perpetuate suffering and evil in the country. He, therefore, called on those fanning the embers of continuity to rethink [...]

April 12, 2018 Religion

Buhari is pushing Nigeria to the brink, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday accused the President Muhammadu Buhari administration of pushing the country to the brink by breaching the constitution, the law and all known democratic processes. It also alleged that the All Progressive Congress (APC) and its [...]

April 12, 2018 Government and politics

How Nigerians hastened my declaration – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has clarified his Monday’s declaration of intention to run for another term in office on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). While receiving the Archbishop of Canterbury, His Grace Justin Welby, in London, the United [...]

April 12, 2018 Government and politics