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Daily Archives: February 22, 2019

All corps members must serve as electoral officers – INEC

Against the backdrop of the suspicion by politicians in Ekiti State that the July 14 governorship election may not be credible, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reassured Nigerians that no individual or group will be allowed to truncate [...]

June 7, 2018 Government and politics

Burundi president surprises with vow to step down in 2020

President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi on Thursday enacted a new constitution adopted by a referendum, despite opposition concern that the charter will enable him to keep his grip on power until 2034. “History is being written in the centre of [...]

June 7, 2018 Government and politics

Why we’re accepting Buhari’s honour of our father, after rejecting Yar’Adua’s Jonathan’s – Fawehinmi’s family

The family of the late human rights activist, Gani Fawehinmi has finally accepted the posthumous award to be bestowed on him by a Nigerian government. President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday announced that the late ‘senior advocate of the masses’ will be [...]

June 7, 2018 Government and politics

June 12 as Democracy Day will create constitutional crisis – Ekweremadu

Nigeria’s Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari’s proclamation of June 12 as the new date for the celebration of Democracy Day would create constitutional crisis, pointing out that there should be an amendment of the [...]

June 7, 2018 Government and politics

Fake soldier nabbed in Lagos

Fake soldier nabbed in Lagos: A panel beater, Victor Nyaku, was on Thursday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for impersonation and assault. Nyaku, 47, is also accused of parading himself as an Army officer, wearing Army camouflaged [...]

June 7, 2018 Military

Nigeria vs Croatia: Rohr unhappy with Ighalo, Abdullahi, might drop players from World Cup opener

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, is considering dropping some players from his starting XI, when they face Croatia in their first game of the 2018 World Cup. Rohr has been taking notes from their recent friendly games [...]

June 7, 2018 Sports

PDP defeats APC in rescheduled LG election in Kaduna

Mr Philip Gwada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the rescheduled chairmanship election in Jaba Local Government Area of Kaduna state. Hope For Nigeria reports that the Returning Officer, Grace Doyaro, who announced the result in Kwoi on [...]

June 7, 2018 Government and politics

Ogun government commends Buhari for recognising its illustrious son

The Ogun state government has expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari for bestowing the late Chief M. K. O. Abiola, who hailed from the state, with the highest national honours of the country, the Grand Commander of the Federal Republic, GCFR. [...]

June 7, 2018 Government and politics

Senate gives Buhari 3 conditions to validate GCFR honour on late politician

Senate Thursday gave President Muhammadu Buhari three conditions for which the posthumous award he recently accorded late MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of June 12, 1993 presidential election would not be considered a Greek gift. It would be recalled that [...]

June 7, 2018 Government and politics

Nigerian government recovers ₦30 billion from VAIDS, to issue declaration certificates

From all indications, the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) is proving to be effective as the Nigerian government has so far recovered ₦30 billion. VAIDS was designed by the Federal Government to allow taxpayers in the country regularise [...]

June 7, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Ambode lauds declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day

Lagos state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode Wednesday lauded the declaration of June 12 as the New Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Habib Aruna, Ambode said the development was a historic and [...]

June 7, 2018 Government and politics

The future of VoD in Nigeria is more promising now more than ever

ere has been a gradual shift from Satellite TV in Nigeria to video on demand (VoD); proof that the online video streaming market in Nigeria has a very promising future Read more on [...]

June 7, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Huawei rises to second place in global enterprise network equipment Market

According to Gartner Report, the global enterprise network equipment market revenue grew approximately 10% from 2016 to 2017. Huawei Technologies Company Limited stood out from leading vendors, with the highest year-over-year growth rate among the top three vendors. Huawei saw [...]

June 7, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

The potential impact of NIPOST in the financial, eCommerce sectors

The possible ways that NIPOST can revolutionise the eCommerce and logistics industry while making impact on financial service delivery. Read more on [...]

June 7, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Africa News Roundup: Little raises $10m at $100m valuation

Here are this week’s top news headlines about startups, entrepreneurship, innovation and tech around Africa. Little raises $ 10m Nairobi, Kenya-based indigenous ride-hailing service, Little recently raised $ 10m, at $ 100m post-money valuation, to accelerate its expansion in Africa [...]

June 7, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps