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Daily Archives: March 27, 2020

Social Media Roundup: Nigeria as a major exporter of marijuana

This week on social media, presidential aspirant Omoyele Sowore promises to export marijuana if he wins in 2019, Abuja residents are experiencing earth tremors and more stories. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 7, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Collapsed Catholic church victims recount ordeal, seek help from Delta govt

A 106-year-old retired teacher, who narrowly survived the collapse of St. Paul’s Catholic Church at Adagbrassa-Ugolo Ugolo Community in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State, Pa Michael Ikube, on Friday appealed to the Delta State Government not to abandon [...]

September 7, 2018 Religion

Buhari returns to Abuja from China

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja from China where he attended the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit. The president departed Nigeria on August 31 alongside nine ministers and four state governors. He was also accompanied by Aisha, his wife and [...]

September 7, 2018 Government and politics

Some steps, decisions by Buhari govt are wrong, but Nigerians should ignore – Keyamo

The Director of Media for the Buhari Campaign Organisation, Festus Keyamo, on Friday admitted that not all “steps and decisions” taken by President Muhammadu Buhari government that are right. Keyamo said despite some of the errors,Buhari’s personal integrity stands tall [...]

September 7, 2018 Government and politics

Seven petrol stations sealed for under-dispensing products

The Department of Weights and Measures, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, has sealed seven petrol stations in Warri and Asaba in Delta, for under-dispensing petroleum products. Ibrahim Isah, the head of the surveillance team in the ministry, disclosed [...]

September 7, 2018 Oil & Gas

#AdeosunGate: Atiku knocks Buhari on minister’s forged certificate

A former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has knocked President Muhammadu Buhari for not taking action on the certificate forgery scandal involving finance minister, Kemi Adeosun. Mr Abubakar also flayed the president for not punishing officials involved in the controversial recall [...]

September 7, 2018 Government and politics

Army slays 14 terrorists, rescue 21 hostages

The Nigerian Army said it had nutrialised 14 Boko Haram insurgents and rescued 21 hostages in Pulka village in Gwoza Local Government area of Borno. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the insurgents had on Tuesday, ambushed military [...]

September 7, 2018 Military

I will rather lose than win through violence – Ortom

Governor of Benue, Samuel Ortom has declared that he would prefer to lose the next February governorship election than win it through violence. The governor urged politicians in the state to eschew violence in the run-up to the 2019 general [...]

September 7, 2018 Government and politics

‘Lagos generates 0.17 million metric tons of global marine plastic wastes’

Lagos State generates 0.17 million metric tons of global plastic wastes, according to a 2010 data captured in a Wall Street Journal publication of February 12, 2015. The report showed that Nigeria ranked ninth among countries that pollute oceans and [...]

September 7, 2018 Health issues

APC in Katsina, Kaduna, Rivers adopt indirect primaries for 2019 polls

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Katsina State yesterday adopted indirect primaries for the 2019 general elections. Governor Aminu Bello Masari stated this in an interview with journalists shortly after a meeting with stakeholders at Government House, Katsina. The party [...]

September 7, 2018 Government and politics

Clash at PDP secretariat as Atiku submits form

There was pandemonium at the headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday as former Vice President Atiku Abubakar submitted his presidential nomination form. The event, which should have been a simple ceremony cheered by supporters, was marred by a [...]

September 7, 2018 Government and politics