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Daily Archives: July 31, 2018

Online savings platforms that offer higher interest rates than your bank in Nigeria

If you are looking for high interest savings that better what commercial banks offer, here are some of the online savings platforms that are currently encouraging the saving culture in Nigeria, in no particular order. Read more on [...]

July 31, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Safeguarding your idea before the pitch

Techpreneurs, startups and idea owners need to insulate themselves, their ideas, products and offerings from sharks and the vagaries of a harsh business. Techpoint Publishing Partner, Babalakin and Co details how they can go about this. Read more on [...]

July 31, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigerian startup founders need to embrace failure much more than they realise

A look into the concept of ‘failing fast’ and why it is important for Nigerian startup founders to realise that failure isn’t the end but part of the process. Read more on [...]

July 31, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Alumni row over union leadership

The Nnamdi Azikiwe University Alumni Association, NAUAA, is currently on war path with the University authority over the choice of the union’s new leadership. This is following the reported election of new executive members of the body nearly one month [...]

July 31, 2018 Education

Police arrest 43 kidnap, armed robbery suspects in Abia

The Abia State Police Command has arrested 43 suspects for various criminal offences including kidnapping, armed robbery, murder and defilement, within 40 days. The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Anthony Ogbizi, disclosed this on Monday while briefing journalists in Umuahia on [...]

July 31, 2018 Crime

Buhari invites Imam who saved 300 Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State to bring 83-year-old Imam of Nghar village, Gashish district in Barkin Ladi local government area of the state, Abdullahi Abubakar, for “a handshake and national honour.” Governor Lalong revealed [...]

July 31, 2018 Government and politics

Ekweremadu reveals why he’s yet to be impeached as Deputy Senate President

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has said that there have been plots to remove him from the office. He, however, noted that God had prevented his enemies from carrying out their plans. Ekweremadu stated this when the [...]

July 31, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari’s aide, Sagay rubbishes attempt to remove Governor Ortom

Professor Itse Sagay, Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), has described attempt by eight APC lawmakers to remove Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom on Monday as a joke. DAILY POST reports that the ongoing crisis in the [...]

July 31, 2018 Government and politics

APC goes after Saraki, dissolves Kwara party executive

The National Working Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has dissolved the Kwara State Executive of the party loyal to Senate President Bukola Saraki. The dissolution was announced in a resolution signed by the party’s National Chairman, Adams [...]

July 31, 2018 Government and politics

Police arrest woman for throwing baby into septic tank in Lagos

Police in Lagos State have arrested a woman for allegedly throwing her seven-month old premature baby into a septic tank over the weekend at Amukoko, Ajegunle area of the state. It was gathered that the 28-year-old suspect, identified as Arabe [...]

July 31, 2018 Societal issues

Atiku pledges fresh initiatives to tackle unemployment

There will be a deliberate policy to encourage companies and sectors that can readily make use of the existing skills Nigerian youths have to create massive jobs if former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is elected next year, his spokesperson, Segun [...]

July 31, 2018 Government and politics

Government, deans of agric to establish incubator centres in varsities

The Association of Deans of Agriculture in Nigeria (ADAN) is partnering with the Federal ministry of Agriculture to establish incubation centers across faculties of agriculture in Nigeria. Chairperson of the Association, Professor Folusho David Abraham disclosed the plan while speaking [...]

July 31, 2018 General

Impeachment haunts political bigwigs ahead of 2019 polls

More political stalwarts may catch a cold if the Nigeria 2019 elections continue to blow a gale of impeachments across the landscape. While some are already sniffing hard, others have simply succumbed to the weather’s intrigues. Yesterday, 19 of 27 [...]

July 31, 2018 Government and politics