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evoting

Electronic voting won’t stop rigging because some ranking politicians are desperate –UI VC, Olayinka

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, is the 12th substantive vice-chancellor of the premier university. He is also a member of Council of the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society and was Chairman of Awards Committee of the [...]

March 31, 2019 Government and politics
Pastor Yemi Davids

Don’t blame workers for stealing if they are owed six-month salaries — Pastor Yemi Davids

How did you start the church? While I was at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, studying Urban and Regional Planning, I started a campus fellowship called Living Word Fellowship. When I finished schooling, I felt the Holy Spirit [...]

March 31, 2019 Religion
Ohanaeze youths

Ohanaeze youths seek Buhari’s intervention in Kanu’s arrest order

The leadership of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council has pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the order for the arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. A Federal High Court in Abuja on [...]

March 31, 2019 Government and politics
Okorocha

No Plans To Dump APC — Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said pictorial image being circulated on the social media, depicting his discussions with some officials of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to join the party, is not true. Okorocha has been placed on suspension [...]

March 31, 2019 Government and politics
mothers day

Today Is Mother’s Day, Celebrate Your Mom!

If there’s one date in your 2019 diary that you don’t want to forget, it has to be Mother’s Day, as this is an opportunity to say thank you for a lifetime of love and support. Mother’s Day, also known [...]

March 31, 2019 entertainment
Clement Faboyede,

How Ondo PDP chair loaded N500m in Hilux vehicles – Banker

The money laundering trial of the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State, Clement Faboyede, began on Friday with the first prosecution witness narrating to the court how the politician allegedly took delivery of a cash sum of [...]

March 30, 2019 Government and politics
Omo-Agege

Appeal Court Sacks Omo-Agege, others.

The Court of Appeal, sitting in Benin, the Edo State capital, has struck out appeals by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege and Rev. Francis Waive, seeking to challenge the judgement of the Federal High Court, Asaba, which nullified their elections. Recalls that [...]

March 30, 2019 Government and politics
PDP victory

Photo News: Oyedepo, Enenche, Nathaniel Bassey, Ukpai and others at PDP Victory Thanksgiving Service in Uyo

See photos of dignitaris at the PDP Victory Thanksgiving Service for the successful 2019 elections held at the ultra modern Nest of Champions, Uyo. [...]

March 30, 2019 Government and politics
‘Next Level’

Buhari promises to leave Nigeria better than he met it

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he wants to leave the country better than he met it when he assumed office four years ago. The President recently won a second term in office which will take effect from May 29 [...]

March 30, 2019 Government and politics
All Progressives Congress

I Can’t Appoint Or Impose Anyone On The Senate – Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole has said that contrary to claims in some quarters, he does not possess the power to chose who becomes the Senate President of the 9th National Assembly (NASS). He said all that he has done with regards to [...]

March 30, 2019 Government and politics
Evans

“Evans Should Join APC And His Sins Will Be Forgiven” – Reno Omokri

Former presidential aide, Reno Omokri says popular kidnapper, Evans should join APC so for his sins to be forgiven. Gistvic Reports. Reno also said Evans should learn from Godswill Akpabio, Orji Kalu, Governor UmarGanduje and Maina. He wrote: “I don’t [...]

March 30, 2019 Government and politics
Nigerian Student Emerges Best Candidate In West Africa

Nigerian Student Emerges Best Candidate In West Africa

A student of Nigerian Air Force Secondary School, Ikeja, Lagos, Master Peter Seunara Arotiba, has been honoured with the West African Examination Council’s (WAEC) International Excellence Awards for his outstanding performance in the 2018 May/June West African Senior School Certificate [...]

March 30, 2019 Education
INEC

INEC To Delist Weak Parties, Review Campaign Funding

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has revealed its plan to delist weak parties and also review campaign funding. The Commission’s Chairman on Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye, who confirmed that INEC will delist weak parties and also [...]

March 30, 2019 Government and politics
Juma’at prayers

Why I Avoid Worshipping In National Mosque – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has given reasons why he observes Juma’at prayers at the Presidential Villa, and not the National Mosque in Abuja. He said he deliberately decided to be worshipping inside the villa to prevent the constraints and inconveniences presidential [...]

March 30, 2019 Religion
Tiwa Savage

Tiwa Savage Signs First Endorsement Deal For 2019

African music superstar and Marvin Record’s first lady, Tiwa Savage, has just scored her first major deal of 2019. The Nigerian singer is the new face of Star Lager’s citrus variant, Star Radler.  Tiwa Savage who has been off the [...]

March 30, 2019 entertainment
Willie Obiano

Willie Obiano Appoints Anambra State Youngest Local Government Chairman

Governor Willie Obiano had on the 19th of March 2019 appointed Engr Emeka Okonkwo as the Chairman Dunukofia Local Government in Anambra State. The 33 year young Haulage and Transport mogul turned politician set social media and the capital city [...]

March 30, 2019 Government and politics

Ghanaian-based health startup, mPharma to buy Kenya’s second largest pharmacy chain

Ghanaian-based startup, mPharma to buy Kenya’s second largest pharmacy chain, Haltons for an undisclosed fee Techpoint.Africa [...]

March 29, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigerian motorcycle on-demand company, Gokada loses CEO in apparent shake-up

Gokada CEO has stepped down from the company in what appears to be a shake-up amidst alleged bad blood Techpoint.Africa [...]

March 29, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
https://www.hopefornigeriaonline.com/daddy-freeze-slams-waconzy-calling-him-demon/

WOMAN WITH TWO WOMBS GIVES BIRTH TWICE, 26 DAYS AFTER THE FIRST CHILD

A 20-year-old Bangladeshi woman has given birth to twins, 26 days after giving birth to her first child. A gynecologist at Ad-Din hospital in Dhaka, Sheila Poddar, said Arifa Sultana gave birth to a boy in late February. According to [...]

March 29, 2019 International
Daddy Freeze has slammed US based Nigerian singer, Waconzy for calling him a demon following the troll campaign against Oge Okoye over her visit to Pastor Alph Lukau

Daddy Freeze Slams Waconzy For Calling Him A Demon

Daddy Freeze has slammed US based Nigerian singer, Waconzy for calling him a demon following the troll campaign against Oge Okoye over her visit to Pastor Alph Lukau.Waconzy who dropped an advice to Christians, told them that it is their [...]

March 29, 2019 entertainment
Delta Says Public Schools' Pupils Shouldn't Pay Fees - Education

Delta Says Public Schools’ Pupils Shouldn’t Pay Fees – Education

The Federal Government had in 1999 introduced the Universal Basic Education (UBE) programme to provide free primary and junior secondary education for all. Still, the cost of attending public schools varies by state such that while Ekiti and many other [...]

March 29, 2019 Education

Carrot is helping people protect their loved ones through simplified will and estate planning

The Lagos-based technology startup is working to make estate planning easy and seamless for individuals towards protecting their loved ones, in the event of the inevitable. Techpoint.Africa [...]

March 29, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
salat

Ruling On Wearing Shoes/Sandals When Performing Salat – Islam for Muslims

Question: I watched a video on Facebook seeing people praying with their shoes on. Please, I need an authentic Quran verse or Hadith that permit this. Answer: All praise be to Allah.Praying with shoes (sander, slippers) is allowed in Islam, [...]

March 29, 2019 Religion
Godswill Akpabio

Akpabio: I Was Called Killer Herdsman By Men Of God After I Dumped PDP For APC

The Senator representing Akwa Ibom north-west, Godswill Akpabio, has revealed that some clergymen in Akwa Ibom State called him a herdsman after he defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).Akpabio dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in August 2018, to [...]

March 29, 2019 Government and politics
Reno Omokri

Reno: APC Throws Away Okorocha Like Used Sanitary Pad. Amaechi, Oshiomhole Next

Ex-aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has reacted to Buhari and APC action for neglecting the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, who has been denied a certificate of return as a senator-elect. According to Punch, he was neglected [...]

March 29, 2019 Government and politics
‘Next Level’

FG unveils Micro pension plan for 80 million informal sector workers

President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled a Micro Pension Plan for people operating in the informal sector of the economy, even as he promised to halt the rot in the nation’s pension system. The President, while unveiling the pension plan on [...]

March 29, 2019 Economy
Gombe

Gombe councillor jailed for vote-buying

Justice Sa’ad Moh’d of the Gombe State High Court has convicted a councillor in Bolari East Local Government Area, Gombe, Ishiyaku Garba, of vote-buying. Garba was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on three counts  bordering on bribery. [...]

March 29, 2019 Government and politics
Man in EFCC net over N343.8m investment scam

Man in EFCC net over N343.8m investment scam

A 40-year-old man, Ayodele Olaniyi, is currently in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan zonal office, for allegedly duping some people of N343.8m investment scam. Olaniyi was arrested following a petition addressed to the acting Chairman [...]

March 29, 2019 Economy
Tinubu

Mixed reactions as Tinubu urges FG to revisit power sector privatisation

Stakeholders in the nation’s power sector have expressed divergent views on the call by the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, for the Federal Government to revisit the privatisation of the sector. The Federal Government handed over [...]

March 29, 2019 Government and politics

Mali is about to join the league of nations to enact a Startup Act

Malian Minister of Digital Economy, Arouna Modibo Toure announces that Mali would soon enact a Startup Act Techpoint.Africa [...]

March 28, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps