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Monthly Archives: November 2019

US already exposed you – Jonathan’s camp rubbishes Oshiomhole

The camp of former President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday replied comments made by Adams Oshiomhole. The former Edo Governor had on Friday described the Jonathan government as corrupt. Reacting, Reno Omokri, in a statement on Saturday called Oshiomhole “a confirmed liar [...]

May 27, 2018 Government and politics

Islamization Plan Thickens As Arabic Language Is Introduced Into Police Recruitment Exercise

Arabic Language Is Introduced Into Police Recruitment Exercise: ABUJA – Since the present administration under the platform of All Progressive Congress (APC) led by President Buhari came onboard, there have been wide spread suspicion by well meaning Nigerians over the [...]

May 27, 2018 Religion

Adams Oshiomhole is a Proven Liar So Nigerians Should Not Be Surprised at His Most Recent Lie

That Adams Oshiomhole is a confirmed liar has already been proven by no less an institution than the State Department of the United States Government. It will be recalled that on July 27, 2015, Adams Oshiomhole alleged that the State [...]

May 27, 2018 Government and politics

EFCC To Conduct Forensic Probe Of Obasanjo’s ‘$16bn Power Projects’

Probe Of Obasanjo’s ‘$16bn Power Projects’: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will conduct a “comprehensive and forensic” probe” of the $16 billion allegedly spent on power projects when Olusegun Obasanjo was President. President Muhammadu Buhari sparked renewed interest [...]

May 27, 2018 Government and politics

I won’t let those who called me Boko Haram, Hausa man take APC from me – Okorocha

The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has vowed that he would not let those who called him Boko Haram and Hausa man hijack the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the State. He claimed he was called those names when [...]

May 26, 2018 Government and politics

APC crisis: They’re now having sleepless night, fighting themselves – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has mocked the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state. The Governor told Vanguard that the politicians planning to make the state ungovernable for him ahead of the 2019 elections were already [...]

May 26, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria has lost respect – Jonathan advises Buhari against rigging election

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed disappointment on how Nigeria is currently being used as a negative example in the international community. Jonathan citing recent instances when the Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo, mocked the poor state of security in Nigeria [...]

May 26, 2018 Government and politics

Osinbajo inaugurates youths programme in Kano

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, flagged off the empowerment scheme of 1,000 youths in Kano State, an initiative of the state government, which include training of 560 vulcanisers and 440 tricycles mechanics. Osibanjo, who was on a working visit to [...]

May 26, 2018 Government and politics

JOHESU summons emergency meeting over court order

Following an order of interim injunction compelling the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) to immediately resume duties and ostensibly considering the intervention of Senate President Bukola Saraki, the union has summoned an emergency consultation meeting of all state and zonal [...]

May 26, 2018 Government and politics

Rohr warns girls not to visit Super Eagles’ camp in Russia

Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, has said that only wives and children of the players would be allowed into the team’s camp during the World Cup in Russia. He gave the order yesterday while addressing a press conference in Uyo, [...]

May 26, 2018 Sports

We want to be vice president in 2019, say female lawmakers

Female Parliamentarians yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to concede the number-two position in the country to women during the 2019 general elections. The female state lawmakers also sought the President’s veto pronouncing that of every three senatorial positions in the [...]

May 26, 2018 Government and politics

May 29: Delta Police warns IPOB, others

The Delta State Police Command has warned the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) against disturbing the peace and stability of the state during the forthcoming May 29 Democracy day. In a statement in Asaba, yesterday, its spokesman, Andrew Aniamaka, said [...]

May 26, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

Oil marketers decry rising robbery attacks on filling stations

Oil marketers, under the aegis of Licensed Petroleum Products Station Owners Association of Nigeria, Rivers State chapter, has expressed worry over rising armed robbery attacks in filling stations almost on a daily basis in various filling station across the state. [...]

May 26, 2018 Oil & Gas

Don’t leave Lagos alone to tackle developmental challenges, say Ambode, Duke

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke have raised alarm over the danger of abandoning Lagos State to shoulder the developmental challenges posed by incessant migration from all parts of the country. Warning [...]

May 26, 2018 Government and politics
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
Win an all expense paid trip to Omu resort and get FREE shopping voucher

Win an all expense paid trip to Omu resort and get FREE shopping voucher

Win a FREE shopping voucher and an All-Expense paid trip to Omu Resort with a special person when you purchase selected Samsung mobile phones from Pointek. Don’t miss this chance of being one of our five lucky winners who will [...]

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
NERC approves Huawei and 21 other companies to supply prepaid meters

NERC approves Huawei and 21 other companies to supply prepaid meters

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has approved 22 companies to become meter providers. This number was chosen from a pool of interested applicants for the Meter Asset Provider (MAP). According to a ThisDay report, NERC Head of Public Affairs, [...]

May 24, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Ekiti Assembly Deputy Speaker Impeached

Crisis Rocks the Ekiti State House of Assembly As Deputy Speaker Impeached.   Ekiti State House of Assembly Deputy Speaker, Hon. Segun Adewumi has been Impeached.   Shortly after the impeachment which took place during plenary on Thursday, a new [...]

May 24, 2018 Government and politics
Facebook wants to prevent the sharing of non-consensual photos

Facebook wants to prevent the sharing of non-consensual photos

Two days ago, Facebook’s Global Head of Safety announced that Facebook wants to help prevent people from sharing intimate pictures of you without your permission. Read more on [...]

May 24, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps