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Daily Archives: July 17, 2019

What Buhari Has Achieved In Three Years – Presidency

As Nigeria celebrates Democracy Day on May 29, the presidency has reeled out what the Muhammadu Buhari administration has achieved in the last three years it has been in power. Mr. Buhari was elected into office under the platform of [...]

May 29, 2018 What the papers say

Jobs Weekly: Mobile App Developer, Senior Communications Manager and more

Below is a compiled list of some available tech job vacancies for you this week. Follow the instructions specified for each role to apply. Mobile App Developer (Hybrid) at  Imagine Concepts Job type: Full time Location: Ikoyi, Lagos Application deadline: June [...]

May 29, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

JAMB releases results of rescheduled 2018 UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Tuesday, announced the release of the results of the mop up examination conducted for candidates, who were rescheduled for the UTME on Saturday, May 26. The results can be assessed on JAMB [...]

May 29, 2018 Government and politics

SDP suspends National Deputy Chairman, Abdul Ahmed Ishaq

The Social Democratic Party, SDP, has suspended its National Deputy Chairman, Abdul Ahmed Isaq for 10 months from the party for anti-party activities and financial misappropriation. A statement from the SDP ward chairman of Badarawa/Malali, Kaduna, Yunusa Sani Mohammad, said, [...]

May 29, 2018 Government and politics

Whogohost clocks 11

Whogohost is 11! It is amazing how time flies. From an idea that started somewhere in Obafemi Awolowo University, Whogohost has grown to be one of the major players in web hosting industry in Nigeria.   With an exceptional and dedicated [...]

May 29, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

APC will lose 12 states, 4million votes if we leave – nPDP

Members of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), have claimed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will lose 12 states and about four million votes, if they leave the ruling party. According to ThisDay, they stated this when they met [...]

May 29, 2018 Government and politics

Guinness Nigeria’s ‘Smashed’ campaign impacts over 5,000 students

To further demonstrate its commitment towards responsible use of alcohol in society, Guinness Nigeria has launched its ‘Smashed’ campaign. It is a live drama performance delivered to 14–17-year olds (SS1 – SS3 students) in government and private schools across Lagos [...]

May 29, 2018 Government and politics

When democracy negates citizens’ expectations

This year’s Democracy Day anniversary is very spectacular. Being the last of such anniversary before a transition, it calls for close consideration. However, a cursory evaluation of the period leading to the next general election in the country reveals a [...]

May 29, 2018 Government and politics

Stakeholders, civil society groups decry ‘security vote’ allocation

Stakeholders in the public and private sector as well as the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have condemned the growing budget allocation to security vote, describing it as the highest channel of corruption in Nigeria. The stakeholders, including Senate President Bukola [...]

May 29, 2018 Government and politics

NAPTIP raises the alarm over illegal sale of children

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has raised the alarm over the illegal sale of children in the country. The Director General of the agency, Julie Okah-Donli revealed this yesterday in Abuja.She said the act [...]

May 29, 2018 Societal issues

Sale of codeine syrup thrives in Kano despite ban

Despite the Federal Government recent proscription of codeine containing syrup in the country, the sales and consumption of the abused drug still strive in Kano. Available record shows that about two million bottles of codeine is consumed daily in Kano, [...]

May 29, 2018 Health issues

12 oil dealers get six-year imprisonment for illicit deal in Lagos

A Federal High Court, Lagos, has convicted and jailed 12 men for six years for dealing in 600,000 litres of Automotive Gas Oil, also known as diesel, without lawful authority. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had arraigned the [...]

May 29, 2018 Oil & Gas

ACF, Ebonyi government urge restraint on IPOB’s sit-at-home order

The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has asked governors and elders of the Southeast region to prevail on pro-Biafra agitators in their domains to exercise restraint over the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)’s sit-at-home order on Wednesday, May 30. Reacting to IPOB’s statement [...]

May 29, 2018 Government and politics