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Daily Archives: November 14, 2019

Opportunities Weekly: $1million up for grab at Seedstars World 2018, ITU Telecom World 2018 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 [...]

June 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

SPONSORED : Reasons you should get a smartphone with great battery life

Smartphones are unarguably one of the most useful devices of the 21st century but one critical area smartphone makers haven’t given top priority is- battery life. You know the feeling when you don’t have the luxury of constant power supply [...]

June 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Abia Assembly passes anti-grazing bill into law

The Abia State House of Assembly has passed into law the bill to control nomadic cattle rearing and prohibition of grazing routes in the state, sponsored by Rt. Honorable Martins Azubuike, member representing Isiala Ngwa North state constituency. Speaking to [...]

June 6, 2018 Societal issues

Nigerian govt bars employers from sacking women over marital, maternity status

The federal government of Nigeria yesterday, in Geneva, Switzerland, told delegates at the ongoing International Labour Conference, ILC, that employers of labour in public and private sectors have been barred from sacking women from work due to their marital or [...]

June 6, 2018 Government and politics

Wike stashed Rivers’ federal allocation in Abuja residence for three years – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers has accused the state governor, Nyesom Wike of using local government allocations to run affairs of the state. Chairman of APC in the state, Ojukaye Flag-Amachree, also claimed that Wike stashed the federal [...]

June 6, 2018 Government and politics

Ekiti guber: Akeredolu fires back at Fayose over Fayemi, APC campaign

The Ondo state government on Tuesday lambasted the Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose for warning Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to stay away from the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaigns for its candidate in the forthcoming election, Kayode Fayemi. A statement by the Ondo [...]

June 6, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari’s minister wants Benue, Ekiti, others to suspend anti-grazing law

The Minister of Defense, Mansur Dan-Ali, has called for the suspension of the implementation of the anti-open grazing law in Benue, Ekiti and other parts of the country. The minister said that the suspension will reduce the tension in troubled [...]

June 6, 2018 Government and politics

Soon to become a tech hub, the Sabo Industrial Estate is yet another “victim” of Lagos’ megacity ambition

Considering the current state of the Sabo Industrial Estate, it could sure give way for the overall gentrification of Yaba to be complete. Read more on [...]

June 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Buhari will be impeached if he doesn’t meet National Assembly conditions – Idahosa

A former member of the House of Representatives, West Idahosa, has noted that the National Assembly’s message to the Executive and specifically, President Muhammadu Buhari, with its resolutions yesterday is clear. According to him, the lawmakers have the power to [...]

June 6, 2018 Government and politics

PDP reacts to National Assembly’s threat to impeach Buhari

The People Democratic Party, PDP, has commended the National Assembly over its threat to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari. The National Assembly on Tuesday, reaffirmed its resolution of vote of no confidence on the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris. [...]

June 6, 2018 Government and politics

Hon. Jibrin blasts Saraki over National Assembly’s threat to impeach Buhari

The House of Representatives former Chairman, Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumini Jibrin, has aimed a dig at Senate President, Bukola Saraki, for dragging the National Assembly into his personal issue with the Nigeria Police. In a series of tweets on Tuesday [...]

June 6, 2018 Government and politics

Saraki vs IGP: Kwara women go spiritual over Senate President’s travail

No fewer than 300 women in Kwara state, yesterday, organised a special prayer, asking God to grant the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki victory in his present travails at the hands of the Nigeria Police Force. The woman recited verses [...]

June 6, 2018 General

Firm to partner Nigerian companies on global best practices

The new Country Director for Great Place To Work Nigeria, an affiliate of Peoples Productivity Solutions (PPS) Africa, the parent company of Great Place to Work UK, Dr. Gonzalo Shoobridge, has pledged the company’s commitment to partnering with Nigerian companies [...]

June 6, 2018 Economy