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Daily Archives: March 27, 2020

Social Media Roundup: A Covenant University scandal

This week on social media; scandal in Covenant University, Kofi Annan laid to rest and more stories. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 14, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Kenyatta defies parliament, rejects bill delaying unpopular fuel tax

President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya defied parliament by rejecting a finance bill that sought to postpone a widely unpopular tax on fuel that has triggered strikes and public anger. Parliament will hold a special sitting on the bill on Tuesday [...]

September 14, 2018 Africa

Police commence investigation 3 weeks after murder of student in Sokoto

Three weeks after the alleged murder of a student, Abdullahi Abbati, the Police Command in Sokoto State said it would fully investigate the case and bring those responsible to justice. The family of the deceased had complained that the police [...]

September 14, 2018 Military

ABUAD’s 43 pioneer doctors inducted

The Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD) yesterday inducted its 43 pioneer medical graduates. The university’s Best Graduating Student, Azom Esther Adaobi, was the cynosure of all eyes as she received a brand new MG3 automobile valued at N5.7 million, courtesy [...]

September 14, 2018 Health issues

Air Peace orders 10 737 MAX planes from Boeing

Air Peace has signed an agreement with  Boeing Corporation for the acquisition of 10 brand new 737 MAX 8 aircraft, making history as the first airline in West Africa to add the equipment to its fleet. Air Peace operates Boeing [...]

September 14, 2018 Transportation

Government reads riot act over electoral violence

The Federal Government has warned against violence and thuggery before, during and after the 2019 general elections. Minister of interior  Abdulrahman Dambazau, said the government would not accept any untoward activities capable of causing chaos in the land from politicians and [...]

September 14, 2018 Government and politics

Yusuf Magaji Bichi: Duke, Omokri attack Buhari over appointment of new DSS DG

Former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke and Reno Omokri, an erstwhile aide to immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to the appointment of Yusuf Magaji Bichi as substantive Director-General of the Department of State Security, DSS by [...]

September 14, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari appoints new DSS boss

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday appointed Yusuf Magaji Bichi as the new Director-General of the Department of State Services. The appointment will take effect on Friday, September 14, 2018. The appointee is a core Secret Service operative. This came [...]

September 14, 2018 Government and politics