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Daily Archives: July 24, 2018

Huawei’s Academic partnerships aid development of digital economy

The fruits of the research we fund are a public good not a threat to America Eric Xu Jul 19, 2018 Recently my company Huawei was strongly criticized by several members of the US Congress. They asked the US secretary [...]

July 24, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Here is why Twitter definitely needs Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on its board

Twitter co-founder and CEO, Jack Dorsey recently announced the addition of the immediate former Minister of Finance in Nigeria, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Chairman of Alliance Bernstein Holding, Robert Zoellick as independent directors to its board. The two new members are [...]

July 24, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Osun Government reveals cause of fire in Governor Aregbesola’s office

The Osun State Government has revealed the cause of the fire that gutted the main room of Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s office on Monday. Sola Fasure, the Media Adviser to the Governor, offered the explanation in a statement Monday night. “At about [...]

July 24, 2018 Government and politics

Gov. Ortom speaks on joining PDP

The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has dismissed some Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship aspirants in the state who declared yesterday that he (Ortom) was not welcomed in the party. Reports emerged yesterday that about 13 governorship aspirants had [...]

July 24, 2018 Government and politics

Nigerian coach Salisu Yusuf caught on camera taking bribe

The coach of the Nigerian national Salisu Yusuf team has been caught on camera collecting bribe from undercover journalists who pretended to be football agents. The bribe was offered and was collected after a discussion on player selection, BBC said. [...]

July 24, 2018 Sports

Bats invade Delta community healthcare centre

Bats invade Delta community healthcare centre: THE people of Uwheru community, Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State have cried out over alleged abandonment of the town, citing the wretched condition of state- owned primary schools and community healthcare centre [...]

July 24, 2018 Health issues

My discussion with APC isn’t for personal benefit —Saraki

Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has dismissed reports of “juicy offers” made to him to remain in All Progressives Congress, APC, saying they are mere speculations. He specifically denied being offered oil bloc and nomination tickets by the APC to [...]

July 24, 2018 Government and politics

Ogunbiyi supporters say they don’t want ‘Dancing Senator’

Hundreds of placard carrying supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, stormed the secretariat of the party located along Osogbo/Ikirun Road, Osogbo to protest the alleged manipulation of last Saturday’s governorship primary of the party won by Senator Ademola [...]

July 24, 2018 Government and politics

Oshiomhole vows to suspend Ngige from APC

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress­ (APC) Adams Oshiomhole has vowed to expel Minister of Labour and Producti­vity Chris Ngige and Minister of State for Aviation Hadi Sirika from the party for failing to inaugurate the boa­rds of agencies under [...]

July 24, 2018 Government and politics

PDP charges IGP to probe chairman’s death in Lagos

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) to order the Assistant Inspector-General (AIG) Zone 2 to probe the death of its Apapa Local Government chairman, Adeniyi Aborishade. Aborishade was reported death after suspected hoodlums [...]

July 24, 2018 Government and politics

Police nab naval officer, two others for looting from Tompolo’s seized property

A team of policemen from the ‘A’ Division in Warri on Sunday night arrested a naval personnel, Lance Corporal Usman Shaibu and two others for allegedly stealing and attempting to remove an electric transformer from the property of ex-militant leader, [...]

July 24, 2018 Military

AAAN holds 45th AGM/Congress in Abeokuta

AAAN holds 45th AGM/Congress in Abeokuta: Advertising practitioners have been tasked on ways to grow the nation’s economy for their benefit and that of the country in general. The advice was given by Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State in [...]

July 24, 2018 Government and politics