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Daily Archives: October 21, 2019

Akin Alabi to resign as NairaBet CEO

Akin Alabi has announced via Twitter that in the coming weeks, he will be stepping down as CEO of Nairabet. In a few weeks, I will be resigning as CEO of @NairaBET so I can fully concentrate on my campaign [...]

June 22, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Social Media Roundup: Is this your GOAT?

This week on social media; is Lionel Messi the greatest of all time, President Buhari is not happy with the National Assembly and more stories. Read more on [...]

June 22, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Global LinkUP: Akon has a cryptocurrency and wants to build a real-life Wakanda

The Global Linkup is a summary roundup of important tech news curated from all around the globe. In this week’s edition, Akon wants to build Wakanda, Facebook is testing a paid model, Instagram is coming for YouTube, and Intel CEO [...]

June 22, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

NIM reveals what it did before merging with ANN, speaks on working with Obasanjo

The Nigeria Intervention Movement, NIM, led by Olisa Agbakoba, has revealed that it held marathon meetings with 17 political parties in the country before settling for the Alliance for New Nigeria, as a platform to use in the 2019 general elections. It [...]

June 22, 2018 Government and politics

2018 budget: Senator Okurounmu says NASS members blackmailers, fraudulent

Senator Femi Okurounmu, a chieftain of Yoruba social-political organization, Afenifere, has reacted to the reduction of budgetary allocations for development of the country by the National Assembly. Okurounmu described the action of the National Assembly as fraudulent. The former lawmaker [...]

June 22, 2018 Government and politics

Photo Of A Catholic Priest And His Muslim Mother Goes Viral

This quite interesting photo of a Catholic priest wit his mother is currently trending on social media – the photo was shared by a Facebook user during the Ramadan celebration in Freetown, Sierra Leone. According to the user, the priest [...]

June 22, 2018 Religion

Lai Mohammed reveals cause of incessant herdsmen, farmers clash

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has blamed the incessant herdsmen/farmers conflict on the scarcity of resources for grazing. He stated this during the 2018 World Congress of the International Press Institute (IPI) in Abuja, the nation’s capital on [...]

June 22, 2018 Government and politics

National Assembly under fire over budget alterations

Some Nigerians have criticised the National Assembly for changes made to the 2018 budget, signed by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday. The president during the event said the legislators “made cuts amounting to N347 billion in the allocations to 4,700 [...]

June 22, 2018 Government and politics

Benue groups kick over N170 billion vote for cattle ranches

Three major socio-cultural organisations in Benue State have rejected the move by the Federal Government to spent N170 billion of public funds to construct ranches for what they term ‘a private business of cattle rearing. ’The groups equally spurned the [...]

June 22, 2018 Societal issues

NNPC extends crude-for-refined oil contracts, settles $5b cash-call arrears

Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, said the corporation would continue to swap crude oil for refined petroleum products for the next six months in the face of obsolete refineries in the country. [...]

June 22, 2018 Oil & Gas

Nigeria, Germany explore new opportunities to strengthen economic ties

As part of efforts to grow stronger economic ties between Nigeria and Germany, the delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria in collaboration with Nigeria-German Business Association and the German-African Business Association (Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft) hopes to explore [...]

June 22, 2018 Economy

Two female bombers die in Borno military market blasts

The Borno State Police Commissioner, Damian Chukwu, yesterday said two female suicide bombers died while attempting to infiltrate the military Mammy Market of 333 Artillery on Wednesday night in Maiduguri. According to him, the first suspect was shot by soldiers [...]

June 22, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Super Eagles, bring home the cup!

Super Eagles, bring home the cup!: “CAPACITY, audacity and tenacity will take you to your mountaintop” – Robin Sharma  The World Cup is here again. All eyes are on Russia as they host the 2018 FIFA World Cup. And our [...]

June 22, 2018 Sports