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Daily Archives: April 6, 2020

How driverless cars will reshape government policy, lifestyle and business in Africa

Guest contributor, Chinedu Okoro share his views on how driverless cars will impact almost every sphere of life in much the same way the internet served as the substructure for social media. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Wamakko’s supporters destroyed Sokoto airport facility – FAAN

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, on Sunday decried invasion of the runway of Sultan Abubakar III International Airport, Sokoto, by crowd of Senator Aliyu Wamakko’s supporters. FAAN General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Henrietta Yakubu, made the condemnation in a [...]

August 6, 2018 Transportation

Igbo need restructuring, not presidency – Nwabueze

Igbo need restructuring, not presidency: Awka- FOREMOST constitutional lawyer, Professor Ben Nwabueze Sunday brokered peace between Ohaneze Ndigbo and the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, at his Atani, Ogbaru local government area country home, arguing that the two bodies needed [...]

August 6, 2018 Government and politics

EFCC to grill Ekweremadu again, goes after wife

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) are set to quiz the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu’s wife. The anti-graft agency also disclosed that it was aware Ekweremadu had been discharged from hospital on Saturday, adding that his [...]

August 6, 2018 Government and politics

PDP blows hot over alleged plot by APC to reconvene Senate, impeach Saraki

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on Nigerians to resist any attempt by the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Nigerian Government to forcefully reconvene the Senate, impeach Saraki. The party also asked the international community to hold the [...]

August 6, 2018 Government and politics

Akwa Ibom Speaker speaks on dumping PDP for APC with Akpabio

The Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Onofiok Luke, has denied speculations of him and other members dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress, APC. He said speculations in Akwa Ibom that he [...]

August 6, 2018 Government and politics

Ganduje spits fire, reveals why his deputy resigned

The Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has reacted to the resignation of his deputy, Hafiz Abubakar. He claimed that the former deputy governor spent over N150million on foreign and local trips. The governor said this to counter Abubakar’s claims before [...]

August 6, 2018 General

How Nigerian agency mismanaged N1.3 billion on ghost contracts, poorly executed projects, others – Audit Report

A Nigerian agency mismanaged N1.3 billion by making payments without evidence of such, overpaying for some (abandoned) projects, and not getting value for money on many others, an audit report shows. About N1.33 billion was mismanaged by the Ogun Osun [...]

August 6, 2018 Government and politics

Lagos task force nabs 210 miscreants, impounds 125 motorcycles

Operatives of the Lagos State task force at the weekend apprehend 210 miscreants and street urchins and impounded 125 motorcycles around Iludun Town, New Oko-Oba area of Agege. The enforcement operation was carried out based on complaints by different communities [...]

August 6, 2018 General

Communities benefit from N7m environmental grant

About 17 communities in Eti-Osa local government area of Lagos State have benefitted from a N7 million grant for promoting proper waste separation, management and disposal. The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) carried out the project. NCF received Aspire Coronation Trust [...]

August 6, 2018 Government and politics

Nine corps members drown during picnic in Taraba State

Nine members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) who are currently serving in Taraba State on Saturday drowned in River Mayo-Selbe in Gashaka Local government Area of the state. Taraba State Police Police Public Relations Officer, ASP David Missal, [...]

August 6, 2018 Military