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Daily Archives: October 21, 2019

Social Media Roundup: This is Nigeria

This week on social media; This is Nigeria: Falz’s viral video we cannot stop talking about, Nigerian youths can finally become the leaders of tommorrow and more stories. Read more on [...]

June 1, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Global LinkUP: There’s a rehab for cryptocurrency trading addicts

The Global Linkup is a summary roundup of important tech news curated from all around the globe. On this week’s edition, crptocurrency trading addiction gets medical help, Reddit passed Facebook to become the 3rd most visited site in the US, [...]

June 1, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Not Too Young To Run Bill: Saraki reacts to presidential assent

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, reacted to the signing of the Not Too Young To Run Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari. He described it as a historic moment for the young people. In a statement [...]

June 1, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria’s debt not alarming – Kemi Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has said that the International Monetary Fund, IMF, is not worried in anyway about Nigeria’s debt. she stated this Thursday, May 31. Adeosun said that the country had enough and it’s capable of [...]

June 1, 2018 Economy

Weights department nabs 10 petrol stations in Jos, environs under-dispensing fuel to customers

The Department of Weights and Measures in the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, disclosed on Thursday that it has nabbed 10 fuel stations under-dispensing fuel in Plateau and parts of Nasarawa states. The Chief Legal Metrology Officer of [...]

June 1, 2018 Oil & Gas

Stop auto-renewal of data or pay N5m fine – NCC warns mobile network operators

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC has directed all service providers in the country to stop automatic or unwarranted renewal of data packages without the consent of the subscribers or risk N5million fine. It said the warning became imperative in view [...]

June 1, 2018 Technology

Buhari’s endorsement of Oshiomhole doesn’t stop others from contesting APC chairmanship – Gov. Ajimobi

The Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has insisted that the position of National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is still open despite the endorsement of former governor Adams Oshiomhole for the position by President Muhammadu Buhari. Ajimobi, [...]

June 1, 2018 Government and politics

Education in Nigeria: A state of emergency

It is no longer news that the Nigerian educational system, due to an unwholesome combination of neglect and mismanagement, has fallen over the years into a squalid state of disrepair. It is no longer news that while in saner societies [...]

June 1, 2018 Education

Fresh anomalies stall transmission of PIGB by National Assembly to Buhari

Three months after both chambers of the National Assembly passed the harmonised version of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), freshly observed anomalies have stalled its transmission to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent. At plenary yesterday in Abuja, Senate Leader, [...]

June 1, 2018 Government and politics

CBN levies banks N1b collateral to participate in OTC trade

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed the nation’s Deposit Money Banks to pledge N1 billion worth of government securities in their portfolio to participate in the Over-The-Counter (OTC) trade settlement. According to the apex bank, the move was [...]

June 1, 2018 Economy

Stakeholders fault FG’s stance on power supply

Stakeholders in the Nigeria’s power sector have faulted the Federal Government’s claims regarding regular power supply in the country. According to them, the increase in electricity supply has remained insignificant to have impact on consumers. Meanwhile, Nigeria’s electricity generation plummets [...]

June 1, 2018 Oil & Gas

Wait untill 2023, Buhari tells Nigerian youths

Nigerian’s youths eyeing the presidency will have to wait until 2023, President Muhammadu Buhari declared yesterday, as he signed into law the Not Too Young To Run bill.The act, signed in the presence of selected y¬ouths from the 36 states [...]

June 1, 2018 Government and politics