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Daily Archives: January 27, 2020

Opportunities Weekly: Google Impact Challenge Nigeria, Unilever Young Entrepreneurs Award and more

Every Wednesday by 5:00 PM (WAT), we publish a list of opportunities across the globe for African entrepreneurs, individuals, and startups. Don’t miss out on anyone. Read more on [...]

May 30, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Facebook Messenger (Beta) app comes with HD videos and images

The people dwelling in the realm of Facebook have yet another reason to rejoice. Facebook has released the official Facebook Messenger (Beta) app for Windows 10 and guess what? You will be able to send and receive high definition videos [...]

May 30, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

‘Minimum wage won’t be ready by Sept.’

WORKERS’ expectations of getting a new national minimum wage by the end of September would not materialise, Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige said yesterday. He explained that the September date is just for conclusion of negotiation on the [...]

May 30, 2018 Economy

Osinbajo’s daughter, Kiki shares her feelings about Tiwa Salvage, Wizkid ‘love’

kiki Osinbajo, daughter of Vice president Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has shared her feeling on the relationship between superstar singers, Wizkid and Tiwa Salvage. The Vice President’s daughter who shared pictures of the two singers on stage at the Afro Republik [...]

May 30, 2018 entertainment

We tried to stop Adeyeye from joining APC – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it did its best to keep in its fold the party’s immediate past National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye. Hope For Nigeria reports that Adeyeye, on Tuesday, defected to the All Progressives Congress(APC) with [...]

May 30, 2018 Government and politics

10 dead as Agatu boils again, David Mark reacts

No fewer than 10 persons have been dead and several others injured in a communal clash that broke out in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State. Agbaduma, Abugbe and Aila communities in Agatu have been on war path over [...]

May 30, 2018 Government and politics

Court stops Enugu Federal Neuropsychiatric hospital from sacking resident doctors

The National Industrial Court sitting in Enugu presided over by Hon I.J Essien has stopped moves by the management of the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital Enugu to sack resident doctors in the health institution. Hope For Nigeria  reports that the court [...]

May 30, 2018 Health issues

APC crisis: Details of nPDP, Osinbajo meeting emerge

APC crisis: Demands made by former new People’s Democratic Party (nPDP) chieftains within the All Progressives Congress (APC) during their meeting with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo have emerged. Members of the nPDP that attended the meeting included Senate President Bukola Saraki, [...]

May 30, 2018 Government and politics

TETFund explains refusal to support private varsities, teaching hospitals

The Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Dr. Abdullahi Baffa, has kicked against moves to compel it to support privately owned universities in the country. Baffa in a presentation to the comrade Aminu Sulaiman led House of Representatives [...]

May 30, 2018 Education

Imposition of one religion in Nigeria will lead to chaos, says Onaiyekan

The Metropolitan Archbishop of Abuja Ecclesiastical Province of the Catholic Church, His Eminence, Cardinal John Onaiyekan has warned that any attempt to impose one religion on others will lead to chaos in the country. Onaiyekan made the remarks while fielding [...]

May 30, 2018 Religion

South East governors, police, IPOB set for showdown over sit-at-home order

States in the southeast might experience a shutdown today, following a sit-at-home order by pro-Biafra agitators. The action is intended to honour persons killed in pursuit of the secessionists’ goal. Posters have already saturated major road junctions and streets, bidding [...]

May 30, 2018 Government and politics

Opposition, others pick holes in Buhari’s scorecard

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Democracy Day speech drew mixed reactions yesterday. The President reeled off the achievements recorded by his administration since its inception three years ago. Two days earlier, the-Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, had also stated: “President [...]

May 30, 2018 Government and politics