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Social Media Roundup: We should all be feminists

This week on social media, presidential aspirant Eunice Atuejide riled Nigerians up with feminism tweets, Wizkid vs Duncan Mighty and more stories Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 3, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Saraki becomes National Leader of PDP

Saraki becomes National Leader of PDP: Thanks party for accepting returnees Attempt to impeach Saraki’ll be resisted— Tambuwal Saraki, Ortom, Kwankwaso, others attend PDP NEC meeting National Executive Committee, NEC, of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday, appointed Senate President, Dr [...]

August 3, 2018 Government and politics

Show of strength: Kashamu leads scores of PDP supporters in Ogun

ABEOKUTA—THE lawmaker representing Ogun East Senatorial district, Senator Buruji Kashamu, yesterday, led hundreds of members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in what could be described as a show of strength in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The PDP members, who were [...]

August 3, 2018 Government and politics

No peace in Senate until Saraki resigns – Senator Ibrahim

Senator Abu Ibrahim (APC-Katsina) on Thursday said peace will be elusive in the Senate until its President, Senator Bukola Saraki relinquishes his position. The Senator representing Katsina South, commended Saraki for honourably leaving the All Progressives Congress (APC). However, he [...]

August 3, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari replies PDP on plans to impeach Saraki while in London

The Presidency, Thursday night denied allegation by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, that President Muhammadu Buhari’s planned 10-days leave to London was a plot to impeach the Senate President, Bukola Saraki.   The presidency in a statement by the [...]

August 3, 2018 Government and politics

Ghanaians attack Nigerian traders at Kumasi market

Nigerian traders at the Suame Magazine in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region have allegedly been attacked by Ghanaians, who vowed to evict foreigners from the market. Leaders of the Nigerian retailers at the Suame Magazine say their members are living [...]

August 3, 2018 General

Wamakko vows showdown, insists APC controls Sokoto

The chairman of the Northern Senators’ Forum, Aliyu Wamakko, has declared that in the coming days, Nigerians would know who really is in charge of Sokoto State. He was reacting to Wednesday’s defection by Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal to the [...]

August 3, 2018 Government and politics

EXCLUSIVE: I moved to Nigeria from UK for tax reason – Indian Businessman

An Indian national and businessman has revealed that he left the United Kingdom to settle and do businesses in Nigeria because of tax reasons, a claim suggesting that Nigeria’s tax system is either more business friendly or easier to manipulate. [...]

August 3, 2018 General

Obasanjo not qualified to lead new movement for change, says Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has advised Nigerians not to be carried away by former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s movement to save the country from corrupt politicians. He also noted that though President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has not fared better, Obasanjo [...]

August 3, 2018 Government and politics

NYSC assures of upward review of corps’ members monthly allowance

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) yesterday said the Federal Government had commenced the process of reviewing corps members’ monthly allowance. Director-General of NYSC, Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, who disclosed this when he visited the FCT Orientation Camp in Kubwa as [...]

August 3, 2018 Military

Ekweremadu falls ill during interrogation by EFCC

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu fell ill on Tuesday during interrogation by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He was being grilled over his numerous assets in Nigeria, United Kingdom (UK), United States (U.S.) and United Arab [...]

August 3, 2018 Government and politics