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Daily Archives: July 17, 2019

Social Media Roundup: Face-off

Social Media Roundup: Face-off

This week on social media; President Buhari throws shades at Obasanjo and others, we cannot get over the royal wedding and more stories. Read more on [...]

May 25, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
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May 25, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
Global LinkUP: HMD Global raises $100 million to expand Nokia range

Global LinkUP: HMD Global raises $100 million to expand Nokia range

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, HMD Global makers of Nokia have gotten $ 100 million in funding, it's Donald Trump [...]

May 25, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

N500m fraud: Shagari, Wali, others get bail

The Federal High Court in Sokoto on Thursday granted N25m bail to a former deputy governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Mukhtar Shagari, who was charged with an alleged fraud of N500m. A Federal High Court sitting in Sokoto had on [...]

May 25, 2018 Government and politics

Highlights Of Africanism Today’s “African Millennial” Event

The third edition of Africanism Today tagged the African millennial held on Saturday the 19th of May 2018 at Cafe Neo, Victoria Island, Lagos. The event that featured a panel discussion with Fisayo Fosudo, Chef Princewill Okpala, Wumi Tuase and Joseph Akinde-Peters [...]

May 25, 2018 Africa

Oil majors delay investment on $23.5b offshore projects

The Hope For Nigeria learnt the IOCs have deliberately put on hold the Final Investment Decision (FID) on five offshore oil and gas projects to make government alter fiscal terms in the new bill deemed unfavourable to deepwater projects. Already, [...]

May 25, 2018 Oil & Gas

With Ohanaeze’s Awka declaration, calls for restructuring get louder

Ohanaeze’s Awka declaration: If there is a project that has consumed time, energy and resources of Ndigbo, it is the search for equitable governance structure that should be acceptable by Nigerians from all walks of life. This is based on [...]

May 25, 2018 Government and politics

Nigerian businesses on spot as EU data protection law begins today

The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) implementation and enforcement begins today, May 25, with advice from experts to Nigerian businesses to ensure compliance. The EU GDPR law is one of the most wide-ranging and comprehensive pieces of [...]

May 25, 2018 Business

Reps okay Buhari’s veto against Peace Corps

The House of Representatives yesterday aligned itself with President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to assent to the Peace Corps establishment bill. Effort by the Chairman of the House Committee on rules and business, Mr. Emmanuel Orker-Jev to rally the lawmakers to [...]

May 25, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari distances self from APC convention crisis

APC convention crisis: President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday refuted allegations that he interfered in the affairs of the All Progressives Congress (APC) or matters before the law courts. Buhari said it is not in his nature to go against the provisions [...]

May 25, 2018 Government and politics

‘We’ll declare Biafra’s independence on May 30’

 Biafra’s independence on May 30: The Biafra Zionists Federation (BZF) has said the Federal Government was trying to intimidate its members from carrying out their plans to declare Biafra Republic on May 30 by deploying fighter jets in the zone. [...]

May 25, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

Hoodlums feast on ‘Toyota’ pothole

As Lagosians await the delivery of the gigantic Oshodi interchange project expected to change the landscape of the mega-city and transform it into a smart city, motorists are having a rough ride to the Murtala Mohammed International from the Toyota [...]

May 25, 2018 Transportation

Water resources control bill splits Senate along ethnic, regional lines

Heated debate on an executive bill, which sought to give ownership and control of the water resources sector to the Federal Government, practically split the senate along ethnic and regional lines yesterday. The contentious bill titled: “A Bill for an [...]

May 25, 2018 Economy