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Daily Archives: March 26, 2019

Social Media Roundup: Winter is coming

This week on social media, winter is coming on April 14, Ghana at 62 and other stories. Techpoint.Africa [...]

March 8, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Court orders arrest of APC gov candidate in Akwa Ibom

Court orders arrest of APC gov candidate in Akwa Ibom

A Rivers State chief magistrates’ court in Port Harcourt has issued a warrant for the arrest of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Nsima Ekere. Sir S.D. Andrew-Jaja, a chief magistrate, said Ekere, [...]

March 8, 2019 Government and politics
Afenifere

Afenifere asks Yoruba to brace up for 2023 Presidency, endorses Gov Fayemi

Afenifere have been asked to start preparing for the position of President in 2023 when President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term will terminate. The call was made by a factional leader of the Pan Yoruba group, Afenifere, Senator Ayo Fasanmi and [...]

March 8, 2019 Government and politics
Abba Yusuf

KANO: Abba Yusuf of PDP gets Appeal Court clearance to run for gov

Reprieve has come the way of candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Saturday’s governorship poll in Kano State, Alhaji Abba Yusuf. He is now free to contest the election as the Court of Appeal presided over by Justice [...]

March 8, 2019 Government and politics
President Buhari

‘Buhari must make urgent economic policies to address inefficiencies’

With the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari for another term in office, rating agency, Augusto & Co, has asked the President to adopt a private sector growth approach, and improve efficiencies in the system, as there are limits to government’s [...]

March 8, 2019 Government and politics
Give women a chance in Nigeria

Give women a chance in Nigeria

Access today in many places in Nigeria to quality education is still a major problem for the girl-child. Women still cry of marginalization. Their cries can’t be ignored. Women sacrifice a lot for Nigeria despite offerings and promises to make [...]

March 8, 2019 Government and politics
NCC

NCC to clamp down on importers, traders without type-approval certificate

Worried by the high level of e-Waste being imported into the country, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), is set to clampdown on importers and sellers of handsets and other telecommunications devices brought into the country without type-approval certificate. To this [...]

March 8, 2019 Oil & Gas
buhari

‘Buhari must make urgent economic policies to address inefficiencies’

With the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari for another term in office, rating agency, Augusto & Co, has asked the President to adopt a private sector growth approach, and improve efficiencies in the system, as there are limits to government’s [...]

March 8, 2019 Government and politics

INEC replaces collation officers in Kwara

The  Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday said 373 candidates will participate in Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly elections in Kwara State. It also said it would change some collation officers in the state ahead of the elections. The [...]

March 8, 2019 Government and politics
Nigerian Air Force

Elections: Nigerian Air Force replaces helicopter with military jet in Kwara

The Nigerian Air Force has replaced the surveillance helicopter it used in Kwara State during the February 23 elections. NAF said a military jet had been deployed in the state for Saturday’s elections, stating that the jet had better surveillance [...]

March 8, 2019 Military
INEC

No certificate of return for candidates declared winner under duress – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said it will not issue Certificates of Return to candidates in places where its officials are held hostage or forced to declare winners under duress in the governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections [...]

March 8, 2019 Government and politics