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Daily Archives: March 22, 2019

Oshiomhole’s tango with DSS worsens APC crisis

APC crisis: The Department of State Services, DSS, has reportedly been dragged into the crisis in the All Progressives Congress, APC, leading to a stand-off between chairman of the party,Adams Oshiomhole, and the security agency. The development has also worsened [...]

November 8, 2018 Government and politics

Passenger slumps, dies at Lagos airport

Passenger slumps, dies at Lagos airport A  passenger scheduled to travel out of the country on Wednesday morning slumped and died at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. Eyewitnesses said the deceased, identified as Ademola Adeleke, had yet to check in [...]

November 8, 2018 Incidents

Techpoint and Techstars to host African developers in Berlin for a meet and greet

Techpoint Africa, in partnership with Techstars, will be hosting a meet and greet evening for African developers, designers, engineers, and entrepreneurs, who work and reside in Berlin or any nearby city Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 8, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Minimum wage: Labour reacts as FG denies approving N30,000

The Federal Government said on Wednesday the N30,000 minimum wage proposal contained in the report of the tripartite committee set up by the Federal Government was still a recommendation and had not been approved. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji [...]

November 8, 2018 Government and politics

Atiku charges Buhari to implement N30, 000 minimum wage

Standard-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to be faithful to Nigerian workers by paying the agreed N30, 000 new minimum wage. Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation made the call in a statement in [...]

November 8, 2018 Economy

APC silent on bribery allegation against Oshiomhole

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday kept sealed lips on the claim that operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) quizzed its chairman, Adams Oshiomhole for allegedly collecting bribe from chieftains of the party during the recently held [...]

November 8, 2018 Government and politics

South East governors, Senate reject police claim on Ekweremadu

Governors of the South east states have condemned the “attempted assassination” of the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and rejected what they described as the hasty conclusion by the police that it was a case of burglary. They demanded a [...]

November 8, 2018 Government and politics

Gunmen attack Catholic priests, kidnap four in Delta

Unidentified gunmen yesterday kidnapped four Catholic priests, wounding others in a brazen broad day attack that has sent shivers down the spine of the survivors who were lucky to escape. The abducted priests include Rev. Fr. Victor Adigboluja of Ijebu [...]

November 8, 2018 Military

Senate probes alleged fund diversion for Buhari’s re-election

The Senate yesterday ordered an investigation into an alleged use of the Federal Government’s special intervention project funds for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election. In a motion yesterday, Senate Minority Leader Biodun Olujimi claimed that the funds had become “politicised” as [...]

November 8, 2018 Government and politics