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Daily Archives: July 21, 2018

SARS arrests notorious armed robbers in Cross River

The Special Anti Robbery Squads (SARS) in Cross River State has arrested over ten notorious armed robbers in various locations in Cross River State.   Disclosing this in an interview in Calabar on Friday, the Commander of SARS, Mr Victor [...]

July 21, 2018 Military

Hold Oshiomhole, Masari responsible if anything happens to me – R-APC chairman, Galadima

Chairman of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), Buba Galadima, has asked Nigerians to hold the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole and their National Welfare Officer, Ibrahim Masari, responsible if anything happens to him. In [...]

July 21, 2018 Government and politics

Gov. Bello alleges “attention-seeker” Melaye may have staged burning of school projects

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has alleged that Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi West, could have staged the burning of a block of four classrooms, which he donated to Government Girls’ Secondary School, Sarki Noma, Lokoja. Speaking in an interview with [...]

July 21, 2018 General

Arsenal ready to sell striker for £15million

Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, is ready to offload striker Danny Welbeck this summer, as he looks to trim his squad ahead of the 2018/2019 campaign.   According to the UK Sun, Everton are said to be considering a £15million move [...]

July 21, 2018 Sports

What US Congress said about Fr. Mbaka’s humanitarian services

The United States Congress has hailed the Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka over his excellence in humanitarian services. Mbaka received the commendation during his visit to the US. Hope For Nigeria gathered that during [...]

July 21, 2018 Religion

Osun Guber: Oshiomhole reveals why APC will win

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole has said the September 22 Osun State governorship election, will be a “walk-over” for the party.   Oshiohmole stated this while speaking to State House correspondents, after a closed-door [...]

July 21, 2018 Government and politics

INVESTIGATION: Inside Nigeria’s drivers’ licence fraud and how officials dupe applicants

Nigeria’s drivers’ licence fraud : “In Nigeria, with the right (amount of) money, anybody can drive,” the officer said in hushed tone, grinning, his hands in the pockets of his trouser as he led this reporter into the open space [...]

July 21, 2018 Military

Police deploy new strategy against financial fraud

Police deploy new strategy against financial fraud: The police have concluded plans to deploy forensic inputs and intelligence skills to combat fraud and other financial crimes. Dan Okoro, the new Commissioner of Police in charge of the Anti-Fraud, Force Criminal [...]

July 21, 2018 Military

Oyetola wins Osun APC governorship primary

Alhaji Isiaka Gboyega Oyetola has been declared the winner of the Osun All Progressives Congress governorship primary, ahead of the Sept. 22 election in the state. In the direct primary which held today, he polled 127,017 votes as against House [...]

July 21, 2018 Government and politics

11-Year-Old Kid From Nigeria Creates Hyperrealistic Drawings, And The Result Will Blow Your Mind

Meet Kareen Waris Olamilekan (also known as Waspa), an 11-year-old artist from Lagos, Nigeria, who is quickly gaining international recognition for his life-like drawings. This talented young man is currently studying at Ayowole Academy of Arts, calls himself a “bitty [...]

July 21, 2018 entertainment

6 new players taking on the online grocery retail market in Nigeria

Recently, the online grocery retail space has become flooded, with most new and emerging players coming on board within the last two years. These six caught our attention. Read more on [...]

July 21, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Uber could be launching a bike-sharing service in Lagos soon

Uber Bike, an electric bike sharing service by Uber, is currently only available in 6 US cities — San Francisco, Sacramento, Santa Cruz, Washington DC, Chicago, and Austin — but it could be coming to other cities, including Lagos soon. [...]

July 21, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Just in case you missed July’s edition of Techpoint Pitch Friday

On Friday last week, we hosted July’s edition of Techpoint Pitch Friday at our office in Yaba. Although there was an initial scare from the rain, that caused attendees to arrive late, the eventual turn out was impressive. Here’s how [...]

July 21, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Social Media Roundup: Introducing Nigeria Air

New national carrier, Nigeria Air unveiled, Banky W’s old model car and everything else Nigerians were talking about on Twitter this week. Read more on [...]

July 21, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

StartupSouth 4 is set host its biggest edition yet in Owerri

On November 2nd 2018, Owerri the capital of Imo State will play host to StartupSouth 4, a startup/entrepreneurship ecosystem development and intervention project focusing on the South-South and South-East. Read more on [...]

July 21, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Someone could become ₦48 million richer from the newly unveiled Nigeria Air

While dazzling Nigerians with the idea of a potentially successful National Carrier, the Nigerian government forgot to secure the Nigeria Air domain name. Some quick-thinking individual is looking to make a lot of money from this negligence. Read more on [...]

July 21, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Why you think the new Nigeria Air logo is ugly

The Federal Government recently announced its intention to resuscitate the moribund airline venture, Nigeria Airways, this time with a new name and a logo that has got everyone talking. Many design professionals have literally been calling for the head of [...]

July 21, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps