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Daily Archives: February 22, 2019

Nigeria crashes food importation by 60%

Nigeria has succeeded in reducing the importation of food items by 60 per cent from 2015 to date, the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, reported. Emefiele said that the government, in the process, saved $800 [...]

November 13, 2018 Government and politics

Religious crisis looms in Ibadan varsity community over wearing of hijab

Religious crisis looms in Ibadan varsity community over wearing of hijab Unless some drastic actions are taken to stop some religious fanatics, the University of Ibadan (UI) community is in for serious crisis. A Muslim group was reportedly distributing hijab [...]

November 13, 2018 Religion

Techpoint Innovation Tour 2018 Days 7, 8 and 9: Exploring Ibadan, the Home of Many Firsts

On Days 7, 8 and 9 of Techpoint Tours 2018, we took on the city of Ibadan. Here are the highlights of our various visits and discoveries. Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 13, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Flooded Niger Delta communities get N90m relief materials from PAP

Inhabitants of some communities ravaged by flood recently in the Niger Delta region smiled at the weekend, as the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) began distribution of foodstuff and other household items to ameliorate their plight. The week-long exercise kicked off [...]

November 13, 2018 Government and politics

Okowa charges contractors on project delivery

Delta State governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has urged contractors in the state who have been mobilised to seize the opportunity offered by the dry season to deliver their projects. During the inspection of some road projects in Agbor, Ika South [...]

November 13, 2018 Government and politics
Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari signs extradition law, FCT budget, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented an extradition law consistent with extant protocols. His Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, stated yesterday in Abuja that his principal also signed into law the 2018 budget of the Federal [...]

November 13, 2018 Government and politics

Obasanjo tasks states on local councils’ autonomy bill

“The state governments that are either working against the passage of the Local Government Autonomy Bill are enemies of the people and must be treated as such,” former President Olusegun Obasanjo stated yesterday. Speaking in Abeokuta, Ogun State, the ex-leader [...]

November 13, 2018 Government and politics

EFCC gets ultimatum to probe Ganduje

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has issued a 14-day ultimatum to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to begin an investigation into bribery allegations against Kano State Governor Umar Ganduje. Videos online purport to show the governor [...]

November 13, 2018 Government and politics
I’ll continue as Baba Go Slow

How government borrowed N845b to pay salaries, debts

The nation’s fiscal crisis may not have been overstated after all, as government paid about N844.88 billion in salaries and offset debt-related obligations that were due in the course of implementing the 2017 budget from borrowed funds. The development, which [...]

November 13, 2018 Government and politics