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Daily Archives: March 27, 2020

2019: I have the capacity to turn Nigeria’s fortune around – Saraki

…I’ll Unbundle NNPC Politically-TambuwaBy Festus AhonASABA-PRESIDENT of the Nigeria Senate and presidential aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dr Bukola Saraki, Tuesday said he has the capacity to turn the fortune of the country around, urging [...]

September 25, 2018 What the papers say

Assessing the Facebook Nigeria Initiative, 4 months after NG_HUB launch

Months after unveiling the Facebook Nigeria Initiative, a product of which is the NG_HUB in Yaba, Lagos the outline for the initiative remains unclear Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 25, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Village Capital and Techpoint to co-host panel discussion on accelerator models in Africa

Village Capital, in partnership with Techpoint, is hosting a panel during the Lagos Startup Week, to discuss the value proposition of accelerators, both African and international. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 25, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Looters’ List: Court adjourns Dokpesi’s N5bn suit against Buhari’s ministers

Dokpesi’s N5bn suit against Buhari’s ministers: The FCT High Court, Abuja, yesterday adjourned until October 23, the N5bn defamation suit, instituted by Chief Raymond Dokpesi against the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, and Attorney-General of the Federation and [...]

September 25, 2018 Government and politics

Osun Decides: PDP calls for arrest of REC Officer, Prof. Fuwape

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has asked the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, to do the needful by declaring its candidate in the Osun State governorship election, Ademola Adeleke winner of the poll.   PDP [...]

September 25, 2018 Government and politics

Despite owing BOI ₦5.9b, troubled Omatek recently got a lifeline that could help it bounce back

In 2017, shortly after the passing on of founder, Florence Seriki, Omatek Ventures had its factory shut down by court order. It turns out it defaulted on a billion-naira loan in took from the Bank of Industry in 2012. But [...]

September 25, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Osun rerun: We will resist any form of conspiracy against Adeleke – Kwankwaso warns INEC

The lawmaker representing Kano Central Senatorial District and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic, PDP, Senator Rabi’u Kwankwaso, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to be fair in the conduct of the Thursday’s rerun [...]

September 25, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari lauds Mandela’s virtues, condemns xenophobia, discrimination

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended former South African President Nelson Mandela for his rare virtues, especially in the promotion of peace, unity and reconciliation. Mr Buhari spoke on Monday evening at the declaration of Nelson Mandela Decade of Peace at [...]

September 25, 2018 Government and politics

Govt dithers as Abuja community residents suffer from quarry activities

Abuja community residents suffer from quarry activities: Livingstone Akanni lives in Kubwa Extension II Residential Area, a suburb some kilometres from the Abuja city centre. The serenity cast by the shadow of an imposing rock was an attraction for many [...]

September 25, 2018 Environmental issues

APC aspirant accuses anti-Buhari cabals of overheating polity

A governorship aspirant in Abia State, Ambassador Chidike Ukauwa, has alleged that anti-Buhari reelection cabals in the party are overheating the polity and not President Muhammadu Buhari. Ukauwa, who lamented, “Exorbitant fees have restrained many patriotic youths from contesting various [...]

September 25, 2018 Government and politics

Labour urges Nigerians to stockpile necessities as nationwide strike looms

With twenty-four to the deadline given by organised labour to the Federal Government to announce a new national minimum of N65,000, the movement has urged Nigerians to stockpile food and other necessities given what it described as government’s “known intransigence [...]

September 25, 2018 Economy

Man dies in family house collapse

A man at the weekend lost his life in Kwara State when his family house collapsed on him. The sad incident occurred in Omoni village, one of the communities in the Ilorin emirate, Moro Local Government Area of the state. [...]

September 25, 2018 Incidents

APC mulls automatic tickets for National Assembly members

There are strong indications that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) could grant automatic tickets to its National Assembly members during the primaries billed for October 2. The national chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, who dropped the hint while addressing members [...]

September 25, 2018 Government and politics

PDP goes to court over Osun election

PDP goes to court over Osun election: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday declared it would seek legal redress following Sunday’s declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that the Osun State governorship election was inconclusive. The party has [...]

September 25, 2018 Government and politics