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Daily Archives: April 7, 2020

What African millennials will be ‘old fashioned’ about in 2030

African millennials will be parents to teenagers and young children by 2030. Here are some of the things we’d be amusing the young ones with in the next 12 years. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 7, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

National Assembly invasion: Security officials told me who sent them – Senator Rafiu Ibrahim

The Senator representing Kwara South and Senate Committee Chairman on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, Rafiu Ibrahim has stated that the heavily-armed security men who took over the National Assembly on Tuesday, claimed they were acting on orders from [...]

August 7, 2018 Government and politics

People of Daura, Buhari’s hometown are dying of hunger – Emir cries out

The Emir of Daura, Dr. Umar Faruq Umar has declared that the people from the hometown of President Muhammadu Buhari are hungry and not getting enough from the Federal Government. Umar stated this when he received the Minister of Agriculture [...]

August 7, 2018 Government and politics

BREAKING: Akpabio resigns as senate minority leader

Senator Godswill Akpabio has tendered his resignation as Minority Leader of the Senate. He disclosed this in a letter dated August 4, addressed to the Senate Deputy Minority Leader, Emmanuel Bwacha. He, however, did not state any reason for the [...]

August 7, 2018 Government and politics

Workers stranded as security officials take over Nigeria’s National Assembly [PHOTOS]

Workers at the Nigerian National Assembly are currently locked outside following the invasion of the complex by some stern-looking and heavily armed security men. Some of the security, who were masked, barricaded the entranced leading to both chambers of the [...]

August 7, 2018 Government and politics

Shoot all of us – Bayelsa Rep, Boma Goodhead dares DSS

A member of the House of Representatives, Boma Goodhead on Tuesday dared operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) to shoot her and others blocked from entering the National Assembly. The lawmaker represents Asalga/Akulga federal constituency of Bayelsa State. [...]

August 7, 2018 Government and politics

What we’ll do to Buhari, DSS, Police, others – Sen Bruce blows hot at NASS

Senator Ben Bruce on Tuesday condemned the invasion of the National Assembly by security agencies. Hope For Nigeria had reported the massive reinforcement at the entry, exit and within the premises. Speaking to newsmen, Bruce described what was happening as “a [...]

August 7, 2018 Government and politics

Saraki summons emergency meeting of NASS leaders

ABUJA—The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has convened an emergency meeting of the leadership of the two chambers of the National Assembly. Issues expected on the agenda of the meeting, Vanguard gathered, include the string of defections in [...]

August 7, 2018 Government and politics

Abuja-based startup, Mart.NG wants to deliver your groceries in 59 minutes

Mart.NG ships fresh fruits, vegetables, hot foods, beverages and other household items to Abuja residents, with a promise to deliver in 59 minutes. But there’s a catch. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 7, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

2019: Atiku, Turaki turn S-South, S-East to battle grounds

Atiku, Turaki turn S-South: Two of the leading presidential aspirants on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have between them shared the loyalties of principal stakeholders of the party in its major strongholds in the South-South and South-East geo-political [...]

August 7, 2018 Government and politics

Remain with APC, jailed Joshua Dariye tells supporters

The imprisoned former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, has denied asking his followers to dump the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The current occupant of Plateau Central in the Senate is serving a 14-year [...]

August 7, 2018 Government and politics

Masked DSS operatives lock out lawmakers from National Assembly

Tension rises as armed, operatives of the Department of State Services take over the gates of the National Assembly. No journalist is allowed to enter. Some lawmakers including Senator Rafiu Ibrahim (PDP, Kwara South) and others are stranded at the [...]

August 7, 2018 General