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Daily Archives: July 22, 2019

Social Media Roundup: The 800-meter fitness walk

This week on social media, President Buhari walks 800 meters, Kofi Annan, Ghanaian diplomat dies at 80 and other stories. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 24, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Police foil attempt by gangsters to burn down church in Jos

The Plateau State Police Command has foiled an attempt by a group of youths suspected to be members of Sara-Suka gangsters to set ablaze a Catholic Church located in Kongo Rosha community of Jos North local government area of the [...]

August 24, 2018 Military

Buhari to submit 2019 budget on NASS resumption

The federal government has hinted that President Muhammadu Buhari will present the 2019 budget to the National Assembly when the legislature reconvenes in September. Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, explained that this was to restore [...]

August 24, 2018 Government and politics

2019: Shehu Sani visits Buhari over Kaduna APC, others

A senator, Shehu Sani, on Thursday, paid Sallah homage to President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura, Katsina State, and thanked him for intervening in the crisis facing the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State. Mr Sani, representing Kaduna Central in [...]

August 24, 2018 Government and politics

Why SSS linked me to militants – Journalist Jones Abiri

A recently released journalist, Jones Abiri, has explained the circumstances that resulted in his arrest and detention for two years, without trial, by security operatives. Mr Abiri was arrested in July 2016 by operatives of the State Security Service, following [...]

August 24, 2018 Military

‘R.I.P. APC’ — Man Begins Trek From Lagos To Abuja To Protest Buhari’s Re-election Bid

Dressed in a black T-Shirt and carrying a box painted in what seemed like the colours of the All Progressives Congress flag — green, white, blue and red — he stated that the walk is also to protest against the [...]

August 24, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari’s Administration ‘Approved By God’, Says Okorocha

Okorocha, who led the delegation to Daura, commended the President for his efforts in uniting the country and for being focused and unshaken by situations, stating that “it shows that your administration is approved by God”. Rochas Okorocha, Governor of [...]

August 24, 2018 Government and politics

Keyamo To Nigerians: Buhari Has Fought For You, Why Can’t You Fight For Him?

“What Buhari has done was to take the bullet from the rich to protect the poor. You have a President who has fought for you, why can’t you fight for him?” Keyamo asked. Festus Keyamo (SAN), Director of Media, Buhari [...]

August 24, 2018 Government and politics

Don’t heat up polity, Arewa youths tell Miyetti Allah

Arewa Youth for Peace and Security (AYPS) has told Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) to focus on helping to stop the killings, rather than getting involved in partisan politics. National president of AYPS, Salisu Magaji, in a statement yesterday [...]

August 24, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria’s oil exports to hit four-month high in October

Nigeria’s oil exports are expected to rise to their highest in four months in October, thanks to supply of several larger grades coming back online following a series of pipeline outages in the last couple of months. Loading of Nigerian [...]

August 24, 2018 Oil & Gas

Ship ‘carrying weapons to Nigeria detained in South Africa’

South Africa yesterday detained a Russian ship laden with weapons and allegedly bound for Lagos, Nigeria. The vessel said to have left Madagascar was stopped near Port Elizabeth in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province. “We are aware that she has [...]

August 24, 2018 Military