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Daily Archives: March 27, 2020

Where is Nigeria’s science and technology museum?

Despite budgetary allocations totalling ₦415,390,255 over 3 years for a science and technology museum in Nigeria, there seems to be no progress so far. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 24, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Harnessing AI to foster knowledge societies: The case of access to information and knowledge

Guest Contributor, Victor Akinwande, helps us take a step back to highlight the current state of the digital divide and how we can use Artificial Intelligence to influence the future of access to information and knowledge. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 24, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Osun decides: Adeleke finally breaks silence on inconclusive election

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the inconclusive governorship election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has thanked electorate in the state for their kind support in Saturday’s governorship poll.     Adeleke led the race with 254,698 votes, [...]

September 24, 2018 Government and politics

2019: Why Nigerians must vote out Buhari – Adebanjo

Chief Ayo Adebanjo, a chieftain of the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, at the weekend urged Nigerians to vote out the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) government in the 2019 general elections. Adebanjo stated this in Akure, Ondo State [...]

September 24, 2018 Government and politics

Osun decides: Junaid Mohammed reacts to election results, predicts APC position in 2019

Second Republic lawmaker and northern elder statesman, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, has reacted to the Saturday’s Osun State election, which was declared inconclusive by independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.   Juniad in a terse statement said the Osun election showed that [...]

September 24, 2018 Government and politics

2019: Again APC reschedules presidential primary

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rescheduled its presidential primary from September 25 to September 27. The party made this known in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, Sunday night. “The presidential direct primary election earlier scheduled [...]

September 24, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari is patron of corruption in Nigeria

Buhari is patron of corruption in Nigeria – Sir: In 2015, Nigeria’s President, General Muhammadu Buhari (GMB) said he had no money to pay the twenty-seven and half millions, charged for nomination form by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and [...]

September 24, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria rebounds as D’Tigress beat Turkey 74 to 68

After the disappointing loss to Australia in their opening game of the on-going FIBA Women World Cup in Tenerife, Spain, Nigeria’s national women basketball team, D’Tigress yesterday defeated Turkey 74 to 68 points to resuscitate their hope of a second [...]

September 24, 2018 Sports

Rescue team vows to find body of missing General Alkali

The Search and Rescue Team of the Nigeria Army has vowed to find the body of missing Major-General Muhammad Idris Alkali, who was declared missing on September 3, 2018. This was revealed after Commander of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), Major [...]

September 24, 2018 Incidents

FIRS gets N13 billion from defaulting taxpayers

Less than a month into the unveiling of its account substitution policy of defaulting taxpayers, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has announced the collection of N12.66 billion revenue. The Executive Chairman, Tunde Fowler, disclosed this at the weekend when [...]

September 24, 2018 Economy

Group alleges plot to undermine anti-terrorism war

The Coalition on Conflict Resolution and Human Rights in Nigeria yesterday alleged plot by foreign agents to undermine the country’s anti-insurgency war through unhealthy reports. It accused notable foreign media outfits of projecting the activities of Boko Haram terrorists with [...]

September 24, 2018 Military

Investors commit $46b to 42 projects in nine states, FCT

The national economy got $45.7 billion investments in 12 sectors from January to June this year, the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has stated. In its latest report released at the weekend in Abuja, the agency noted that the sum [...]

September 24, 2018 Economy