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Daily Archives: January 23, 2020

Social Media Roundup: By “popular demand”, President Buhari will run for second term

This week on social media; President Buhari to run for second term come 2019, Genevieve Nnaji’s shaku shaku moves and more stories. Read more on [...]

April 13, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

SPONSORED : The Federal Government fulfills its promise to support innovation and entrepreneurship

The APC-led government of Nigeria has made great strides in fulfilling its promise to support innovation and entrepreneurship in the nation by partnering with existing enterprise development organizations across the country. As proof of this, Saturday the 7th of May [...]

April 13, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Join Ventures Platform Foundation’s Investor Tweetchat today at 3:00 pm

In anticipation of the launch of the google commissioned research paper focused on Nigeria`s tech entrepreneurship ecosystem that will be holding on the 24th of April, Ventures Platform Foundation on the 10th of April held the first of three tweet [...]

April 13, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Global LinkUP: Cryptocurrencies are having a hard time around the world

The Global Linkup is a summary roundup of important tech news curated from around the world. On this week’s edition of the global news round up, the Cambridge Analytica and Facebook data breach saga continues while cryptocurrencies are having bouts [...]

April 13, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Ekiti 2018: Fayose’s ex-deputy, Aluko formally declares for governor on MPN platform

A former deputy governor of Ekiti State and chieftain of Mega Party of Nigeria (MPN), Chief Abiodun Aluko, has formally joined the July 14 governorship race in the state. The aspirant promised to hit the ground running when elected. Aluko [...]

April 13, 2018 Government and politics

Ajimobi issues relocation order to Ibadan butchers

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Thursday directed butchers in the eleven Local Government Areas in Ibadan to relocate to the central abattoir located in Amosun village, Akinyele Local Government, Ibadan, latest by the end of April. Ajimobi issued [...]

April 13, 2018 Government and politics

Ooni of Ife speaks on ‘fight’ with Oluwo of Iwo

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi (Ojaja II), on Thursday addressed speculations of a rift between him and Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi. The monarch, speaking at the meeting of Osun State Traditional Rulers’ Council inside [...]

April 13, 2018 Government and politics

Dangote, others boost wheat production with threshing machines

Dangote Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc and other key stakeholders in the flour milling industry have donated 50 units AMAR multi-crop threshers to wheat farmers in the country, as part of their commitment to aid self sufficiency in wheat production. [...]

April 13, 2018 Agriculture

Facebook to offer reward for reporting data abuse

Social media platform, Facebook, will reward people who report any misuse of data by app developers. The platform announced this, Tuesday, after launching the Data Abuse Bounty, targeted at rewarding any misuse. Facebook said is committed to launching this programme [...]

April 13, 2018 International

Imo government sacks, retires 1, 215 workers

Imo State government yesterday sacked and retired over 1, 215 civil servants. The Guardian leant that most of the affected workers were largely from the local government service. The state Head of Service, Mr. Calistus Ekenze, reportedly directed the Local [...]

April 13, 2018 Government and politics

Community stops $1b Calabar Virgin City project over land dispute

A community in Cross River State has threatened to stop work on the proposed $1 billion Calabar Virgin City project. This followed its dispute with the state government over the acquisition of the land meant for the venture. The Clan [...]

April 13, 2018 Government and politics

Stakeholders in Niger Delta urge Buhari not to sign petroleum industry governance bill

Stakeholders in Niger Delta have urged President Muhammad Buhari not to sign the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) because its intent is the privatisation of the country’s oil and gas resources by vested interest. They also warned that if the [...]

April 13, 2018 Government and politics

Senate suspends Ovie Omo-Agege for 90 legislative days

The Senate has suspended Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (APC, Delta Central) for 90 legislative days. Omo-Agege was suspended yesterday during plenary over his remarks that the amendment of the 2010 Electoral Act, which changes the sequence of elections set by the [...]

April 13, 2018 Government and politics

Supreme court fixes July 6 for ruling on false assets declaration charges against Saraki

The Supreme Court will on July 6, 2018 give its ruling on the false assets declaration charge brought against Senate President Bukola Saraki by the Federal Government. Justice Musa Mohammed Dattijo, who presided over the matter yesterday, fixed the date [...]

April 13, 2018 Government and politics