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Daily Archives: April 22, 2019

Social Media Roundup: “EFCC, I’m here!”

This week on social media; Ayo Fayose surrenders to the EFCC in style, Ighalo is making Nigerians proud again and other stories Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 19, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

2019 is Nigeria’s last window to save itself, says Adebanjo

Mr. Rex Adebanjo is the presidential candidate of Youth Party of Nigeria (YPN). In this interview with LEO SOBECHI, he insists that youths have the biggest potential to transform Nigeria at this time, stressing that the 2019 election provides an [...]

October 19, 2018 Government and politics

Osibanjo, NYSC partner to mentor the girlchild

Wife of the vice president, Mrs. Oludolapo Osibanjo is partnering with the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) ENGINE CDS to mentor the girlchild in secondary schools in Lagos. The campaign is to guide girls on the path to follow for [...]

October 19, 2018 Education

Atiku/Obi Ticket: S-East town unions laud Obi’s nomination

THE National President of the Association of South East Town Unions, ASETU, Emeka Diwe, yesterday said the association was in support of the nomination of the former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, as running mate to the Peoples Democratic [...]

October 19, 2018 Government and politics

2019: Group begs Igbo Muslims to join politics

As the 2019 general elections approach, Muslims of Igbo extraction have been urged to join political parties and contest positions of choice but warned against pitching tent with politicians who have not taken their welfare and wellbeing as a paramount [...]

October 19, 2018 General

Kwesé, Kalakoda Boxing Promotions bring Salam versus Gondarenda rematch to Lagos

Salam versus Gondarenda: Kwese in partnership with Kalakoda Boxing Promotions is bringing the Friday Fight Nights series dubbed, Chaos in Lagos, to Nigeria on October 26. Scheduled to take place at the Federal Palace Hotel in Victoria Island, Chaos in [...]

October 19, 2018 Sports

Compel FG to probe $12.7bn stolen oil, Falana tells oil workers

Human rights activist  and Lagos lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, yesterday, eclared that $12.7 billion worth of crude oil was  allegedly stolen from Nigeria between 2011 and 2014, even as he called on the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff [...]

October 19, 2018 Oil & Gas

Court strikes out Omo-Agege’s contempt suit against Saraki

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, struck out the suit seeking to commit Senate President Bukola Saraki to prison for allegedly refusing to pay salaries and allowances of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege. The action followed the confirmation [...]

October 19, 2018 Government and politics

Divided opinion trails Buhari’s travel ban on 50 high-profile Nigerians

The recent travel ban on 50 high profile citizens by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari through an executive order to firm up his campaign against graft, has generated mixed reactions from Nigerians. “A number of enforcement procedures are currently in place [...]

October 19, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria extends crude-for-product swaps until June 2019

Nigeria’s state oil firm NNPC has extended its crude-for-product swap contracts, the country’s main avenue to meet the bulk of its fuel needs, until June 2019, sources familiar with the matter said. Despite having a refining capacity of about 445,000 [...]

October 19, 2018 Oil & Gas