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Daily Archives: February 22, 2019

Jonathan, PDP attack Osinbajo over debt profile, corruption claims

Former  and the Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday criticised Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo over his claim that the former President left Nigeria with debt and ruined the economy due to alleged corruption under his watch. The Vice-President had during a lecture [...]

November 14, 2018 Government and politics

Nnamdi Kanu: Defence team makes a U-turn on Orji Kalu’s summons

The defence team of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has dropped its push to have a former Governor of Abia State Orji Kalu appear before the Federal High Court in Abuja and testify about [...]

November 14, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

Muslim-Muslim ticket: I consulted Buhari – El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai on Tuesday said he settled for  Dr. Hadiza Balarabe, a fellow Muslim,  as his running mate in the 2019 governorship election in the state because she is the right person for the job. The governor, [...]

November 14, 2018 Government and politics

Techpoint Innovation Tour 2018 Day 10: An Amala Skye (Polaris) affair and a meetup

An Amala Skye (Polaris) affair, a meetup and other highlights on day 10 of Techpoint Innovation Tour 2018 Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 14, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Outrage as 13-year-old Thai boxer die in ring

Thais have reacted with shock and anger after a 13-year-old boxer died during a charity bout, reviving calls for a ban on fights between children in the brutal Muay Thai martial art. Thai boxing is hugely popular in the country [...]

November 14, 2018 Sports

It will be strange for APC to have ‘graveyard’ peace, says Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says it will be strange if the ruling party is experiencing “graveyard peace.” He also said it was only morally right for the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to resign [...]

November 14, 2018 Government and politics

Military attacks militants, pirates, destroys illegal oil facilities in Niger Delta

The military has attacked militants, pirates and destroyed illegal oil facilities in the Niger Delta. The ongoing Operation Crocodile Smile III in 6 Division Area of Responsibility (AOR) of the Nigerian Army achieved the mission. The Deputy Director, Army Public [...]

November 14, 2018 Military

APC alleges PDP, Atiku lack financial resources to campaign

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, lack the financial resources to prosecute the presidential campaigns. APC’s Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, made the allegation in a [...]

November 14, 2018 Government and politics

Osinbajo must answer for N5.8b fraud, Reps insist

N5.8b fraud: The House of Representatives ad-hoc committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness yesterday offered insight into why it indicted Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on the alleged diversion of N5.8 billion meant for emergency intervention in the north east. The [...]

November 14, 2018 Government and politics

Ezekwesili urges deregulation of oil sector

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has called for the deregulation of the oil sector to boost the country’s economy. She, however, alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to sign the Petroleum [...]

November 14, 2018 Government and politics