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Daily Archives: February 22, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Handshake Across Nigeria – Nzuko Umunna Summit

Restructuring: Buhari, Atiku, Saraki, Soyinka, Nwodo Expected at “Handshake Across Nigeria” Summit   President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President Abubakar Atiku, Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka and President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo are among dignitaries billed to participate at [...]

October 11, 2018 What Te Papers Say

Getting small collateral-free loans in Nigeria may eventually become an unbearable experience

Unnecessarily complex registration procedures may soon make it difficult for Nigerians to access collateral-free loans from online money lenders. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Could fantasy football help improve the reality of Nigeria’s local football league?

Judging by the current state of the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL), fantasy football may be just what it needs to improve. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Airport workers’ strike bites harder

The strike at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2), Lagos, enters its second day and the bite has forced airline operators to make alternative arrangements to fly passengers. Aviation unions continued their picketing of the terminal on Thursday. The airlines [...]

October 11, 2018 Employment

Dogara vows to resist attempt to frustrate Electoral Act amendment

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has stated that the lower chamber would resist any further attempt to frustrate the enactment of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill.   According to him, failure to do so would be [...]

October 11, 2018 Government and politics

FACT-CHECK: Document shows Kachikwu lied about graduating with First Class in Law

A claim by a Nigerian minister that Kachikwu graduated from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, with a first class honours is false, a fact-check by DUBAWA. During the 17th anniversary celebrations of the Commonwealth Of Zion Assembly (COZA) held at the [...]

October 11, 2018 Government and politics

Pregnant woman, 10 others burnt, escape death in Abuja gas explosion

Eleven persons in Abuja yesterday suffered varying degrees of burns from a gas explosion that occurred at Rosy Restaurant Area 11. The victims who were immediately taken to Asokoro general hospital suffered some 40 to 50 degrees of burns. A [...]

October 11, 2018 Incidents

FG releases N460 billion for 2018 budget

Four hundred and sixty billion naira has been released for the implementation of the 2018 budget, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, has disclosed. A statement by Mr. Paul Ella Abechi, the Special Adviser on Media [...]

October 11, 2018 Government and politics

Airlines fear huge losses as unions shut MMA2 Terminal

At least five airlines are now counting their losses over workers’ unions’ shutdown of the Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2) Terminal in Lagos. The unions, under the aegis of the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), the [...]

October 11, 2018 Transportation

Anxiety as Nigeria’s fresh 25 oil cargoes await buyers

Nigeria’s fresh 25 oil cargoes await buyers: Nigeria’s economy faces significant risks in the days ahead, as the country is currently having difficulties getting buyers for its crude oil in the international market. Reuters yesterday confirmed that 25 cargoes in [...]

October 11, 2018 Government and politics

Oshiomhole alleges bias as INEC bars Zamfara APC

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole yesterday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of bias. This came after the electoral body yesterday barred the party in Zamfara State from fielding candidates in next year’s [...]

October 11, 2018 Government and politics