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Daily Archives: March 27, 2020

I’m not under any pressure to resign, says Obono-Obla

Mr Okoi Obono-Obla, Chairman, Special Presidential Investigation Panel on the Recovery of Public Property, has denied reports that he was under pressure to resign, saying the “purported report is false, baseless and wicked”. Obono-Obla said on Thursday in Lagos said [...]

September 20, 2018 Government and politics

Italian court convicts two in Nigeria oil corruption case

A Milan judge on Thursday sentenced two men to four years in prison in the first ruling of a corruption case involving oil giants Eni and Shell in Nigeria, a judicial source said. The judge also ordered the seizure of [...]

September 20, 2018 General

The state of e-hailing services in Ghana

The e-hailing market in Ghana is a two-horse race between Uber and Taxify. Here’s a review of their present state in Accra. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 20, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

APC vs PDP: Gov Ishaku’s supporters issue ultimatum to Oshiomhole over ‘reckless comments’

Supporters of Governor Darius Ishaku on Wednesday asked the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, to retract his comment against the Taraba helmsman or face court action. Chairman of Taraba Network for Peace and Development, Alhaji [...]

September 20, 2018 Government and politics

New minimum wage: University workers warn Nigerian govt ahead of nationwide strike

The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, has asked the federal government to implement the new minimum wage or face workers’ wrath. The warning followed the declaration by the Nigeria Labour Congress ((NLC) that nationwide strike will commence September 26. [...]

September 20, 2018 Employment

Two dead, four wounded as another Nigerian soldier commits suicide

Another Nigerian Army soldier has committed suicide in Borno State. Adegor Okpako, a staff sergeant attached to 192 Battalion in Gwoza, killed himself at about 2:50 p.m. Wednesday, according to military sources. Mr Okpako also killed another sergeant colleague who [...]

September 20, 2018 Military

I have been begging Tinubu, Fashola – Daddy Showkey speaks of going into politics

Popular Singer, John Asiemo, famously known as Daddy Showkey, has disclosed his intention to join politics soon. The ‘Ghetto Soldier’, while speaking on Rubbin Minds, a programme on Channels TV, said he would join politics to help Nigerians in Ajegunle, [...]

September 20, 2018 Government and politics

Osun: PDP reacts as police summon Ademola Adeleke

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday reacted to the invitation of it’s governorship candidate in the Saturday’s election, Ademola Adeleke by the Nigeria Police Force. Adeleke was asked to appear before the police for questioning over alleged examination malpractice [...]

September 20, 2018 Government and politics

New minimum wage: Nationwide strike begins September 26 – NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said its members will commence nationwide strike alongside civil society organisations on September 26 unless the tripartite committee completes its assignment on the new minimum wage. NLC President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, made the declaration [...]

September 20, 2018 Government and politics

Nigerians React To Suspension Of Nigeria Air

When the government announced that it had decided to revive the glory days of the Nigerian Airways by venturing into the aviation industry with its national carrier, Nigeria Air, Nigerians were excited because it showed government’s dedication towards becoming a [...]

September 20, 2018 Transportation

Delta group rejects zoning of assembly seat, tasks Okowa on free primary

Chairman of Concerned Ughelli South Youths for Good Governance (CUSYGG), Mr. Akpokiboro Ediyere, has called on the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State to provide a level-playing ground for all aspirants to the House of Assembly [...]

September 20, 2018 Government and politics

TMG alleges inducement of voters with money, others

The Transmission Monitoring Group (TMG) has alleged inducement of voters ahead of the governorship election scheduled to hold on September 22. According to the group, there are reports of distribution of money, food items and other gifts by politicians at [...]

September 20, 2018 Government and politics

Hope rises for Ambode as Tinubu mulls pardon

Fortune may smile on Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode as the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) steps up pressure on National Leader Bola Tinubu to back the incumbent’s re-election. The duo has been at loggerheads, with Tinubu supporting [...]

September 20, 2018 Government and politics