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Daily Archives: March 27, 2020

Fact Check: Nigeria did not move up the Ease of Doing Business Index

News has been circulating around social media that Nigeria moved 80 places up the global Ease of Doing Business Index. How true is this? Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 4, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

2019: Popular politician dies few days after picking nomination forms

Hon. Egwuatu Egbulefu, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State is dead. Hope For Nigeria gathered that the late Egbulefu, before his sudden death on Monday, had last week picked nomination forms of the PDP in [...]

September 4, 2018 Government and politics

What Buhari has done to Nigerians by refusing to sign Electoral Bill into law– Secondus

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Prince Uche Secondus, has berated President Muhammadu Buhari over his refusal to sign the amended Electoral Bill into law. President Buhari had declined assent to the amendment Bill transmitted to him by the National [...]

September 4, 2018 Government and politics

2019: David Mark to declare for presidency

Baring any last minute change in plan, a former Senate President, David Mark, will on Tuesday officially declare to vie for the seat of the president of Nigeria under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Mr Mark, a [...]

September 4, 2018 Government and politics

Kano 2019: Shekarau dumps PDP – Spokesperson

A new twist has developed in the politics of Kano State as a former governor of the state, Ibrahim Shekarau, has dumped the opposition Peoples Democratic Party. Mr Shekarau’s spokesperson, Ya’u Sule, disclosed the defection in an interview with the [...]

September 4, 2018 Government and politics

APC chieftain Abayomi Mumuni to contest against Tinubu

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, Ambassador Abayomi Mumuni is under pressure to declare his intention to contest the Lagos Central Senatorial District against Senator Oluremi Tinubu. Though Senator Tinubu has not formally declared her [...]

September 4, 2018 Government and politics

Secondus alleges ‘corrupt’ people are plotting to re-instal APC in 2019

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has alleged that corrupt persons are mobilising and ganging up to use their illicit wealth to re-instal President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) come 2019. The [...]

September 4, 2018 Government and politics

TStv’s supposed comeback does not evoke much optimism among Nigerians

About a year ago in September 2017, Nigerians were introduced to the indigenous pay-TV service, TStv. Up until now, its decoders are still unavailable and even though the company just recently announced a comeback, there’s little reason to be optimistic [...]

September 4, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Customs intercepts N1.5bn petrol set for Benin Republic through Ogun creek

The Nigerian Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, (FOU), Zone ‘A’ Ikeja at the weekend intercepted N1.5 billion worth of petroleum products on the verge of being smuggled to Benin Republic. The petroleum products, loaded in about 12 wooden speedboats, had [...]

September 4, 2018 Government and politics

N1.6bn linked to me is church money, says Dudafa

Dr. Waripamo-Owei Dudafa yesterday told a Federal High Court in Lagos State that the N1.6 billion linked to him was meant for a church project. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is prosecuting Dudafa, who served under former President [...]

September 4, 2018 Government and politics

Flood kills 14 persons, affects 17 councils in Niger, NISEMA reveals

No fewer than 14 persons have been killed in flood disasters that ravaged 17 of the 25 local councils of Niger State during this year’s rainy season. Director General of the Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NISEMA), Ibrahim Inga, made [...]

September 4, 2018 General

How MTN, four banks perpetrated $8.13 illegal deal, by CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), yesterday, gave details of how MTN Nigeria Limited and four banks perpetrated the $8.13 billion illegal transactions, using false information and deliberate disregard for the rules. The details, which were contained in a CBN’s [...]

September 4, 2018 Government and politics