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Daily Archives: June 24, 2019

Techpoint Pitch Friday is back. Join us on February 8

Pitch Friday is back in 2019 and will henceforth hold at our new office, located on the first floor of 8 Adebayo Mokolu Street, Anthony village Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 4, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Atiku, Saraki, Fayose, others react as Osinbajo survives helicopter crash

Why Osinbajo flew chartered helicopter, by presidency

Presidency sources yesterday offered an insight into what led to the chartering of the ill-fated Caverton helicopter to fly Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and nine others at the weekend. Inquiries by The Guardian confirmed that the presidential fleet had been [...]

February 4, 2019 Government and politics
Hoodlums injure scores, cart away equipment at INEC training centre in Imo

Hoodlums injure scores, cart away equipment at INEC training centre in Imo

Hoodlums invaded Technical College in Ideato North Local Council of Imo State, injuring scores of trainees and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s workers at the weekend. They carted away electronic and other items belonging to the commission and intended ad-hoc [...]

February 4, 2019 Military
Atiku-Abubakar

If elected president, ASUU strike will end on my first day in office – Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has pledged to end the lingering strike by university lecturers in the country, from his first day at work, if elected the next president of the country.The presidential candidate made [...]

February 4, 2019 Government and politics
Obasanjo, Osinbajo, Osoba, Amosun in a test of strength

Ogun gov race: Obasanjo, Osinbajo, Osoba, Amosun in a test of strength

The 2019 governorship election in Ogun State, unlike previous polls, seems to be unpredictable. During 1979 and 1983 elections, the Unity Party of Nigeria held sway in the state. Then, the results of the polls did not surprise many because [...]

February 4, 2019 Government and politics
Nigeria loses out as operators shun local ship registry

Customs duty: Nigeria loses out as operators shun local ship registry

Prohibitive customs duty has been identified as the reason why Nigeria has not been able to benefit from earnings in vessel registration. Nigerian flagged ships are required to pay 15 per cent customs duty while the foreign flagged ones attract [...]

February 4, 2019 Oil & Gas
Buhari

FG to review Buhari’s change agenda

The Federal Government has put in motion a process to review the change agenda of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari about four years after its inauguration. The government also said when he assumed office in 2015, Buhari was confronted [...]

February 4, 2019 Government and politics

Helicopter crash: AIB sends investigators to site, Osinbajo says God, Adeboye’s prayers delivered him

The Accident Investigation Bureau has said it has deployed its investigators to the site of the helicopter crash involving the Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, in Kabba, Kogi State on Saturday. One of our correspondents gathered that the Nigerian Civil Aviation [...]

February 4, 2019 Government and politics
Chief Olusegun Obasanjo

Obasanjo rings alarm bell, declares Buhari, APC colluding with INEC to rig elections

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed serious doubt over the integrity, impartiality and competence of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct fair, free and credible elections in the days ahead. He stated this on Sunday at a world [...]

February 4, 2019 Government and politics