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Daily Archives: April 6, 2020

2019: Ojukwu joins senatorial race

Ojukwu joins senatorial race: Bianca, former Nigerian Ambassador to Spain and widow of late Igbo leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, yesterday formally declared her interest to contest for the Anambra South Senatorial seat. She made the declaration in Ekwulobia in [...]

August 29, 2018 Government and politics

German Chancellor Merkel to visit Nigeria Thursday, reveals agenda

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel will visit Nigeria on Thursday and Ghana on Friday. She left her country for Senegal on Wednesday on a first leg of a three-day trip to Africa for talks on containing illegal migration. According to DPA, [...]

August 29, 2018 Government and politics

How I washed dead bodies for 10 years – Gov. Ajimobi

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has said that he washed dead bodies as a youth to pay his tuition fees while schooling abroad. Ajimobi said this yesterday at a South-West Youths Regional Summit in Osogbo. The Governor, while urging [...]

August 29, 2018 Government and politics

US Government speaks on calling Buhari “lifeless”, what it expects in 2019 election

The United States Government has refused to comment or deny a statement credited to President Donald Trump, that Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari was “lifeless”, following a visit to the White House earlier this year.   Aruba Amirthanayagam, who is Counselor [...]

August 29, 2018 International

Slap any comedian that cracks jokes against Jesus – Suleman tells pastors

General Overseer of the Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleiman has taken a swipe at Nigerian comedians who take delight in using Jesus Christ to crack jokes. Apostle Suleman queried why no Comedian uses Mohammed to crack jokes. According to [...]

August 29, 2018 Religion

Intrigues, falsehood characterise refusal to allow Kwankwaso use Eagle Square

A week before Rabiu Kwankwaso was denied the use of the Eagle Square in Abuja for his presidential declaration, the same venue had been approved for him. Mr Kwankwaso, who recently defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to [...]

August 29, 2018 Government and politics

World Water Week: How two-third of Nigerians survive without potable water

Nigerians survive without potable water: Lola Owoade spends about N1,500 monthly on sachet water. This is because she is not sure if the water in her residence is safe for drinking. Mrs Owoade’s house has a borehole. On Arab Road [...]

August 29, 2018 Health issues

Kora wants to become the first $5 billion tech startup in Africa

Read how blockchain startup, Kora is working to address remittance challenge in Africa and become the first $ 5 billion tech startup in the continent while at it. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 29, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

INEC reviews polls budget to N143b

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has adjusted its budget for the 2019 general elections from N189 billion to N143 billion in deference to the National Assembly. Briefing newsmen at the end of a closed-door meeting, the Chairman, National Assembly [...]

August 29, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria’s air transport services horrible, says minister

The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has decried the nation’s air transport industry, describing it as horrible. The minister expressed his disenchantment while fielding questions from newsmen on the sidelines of the ICAO-AFI Regional Workshop on Improvement of [...]

August 29, 2018 Transportation

Uduaghan, Sherif, Akpabio attend APC caucus meeting

Former Governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan and ex-National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu-Sheriff, yesterday attended a caucus meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Also in attendance was the former Governor of Akwa Ibom State and [...]

August 29, 2018 General