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Inventor of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee is in Lagos, Nigeria

Computer scientist and inventor of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee is in Lagos, Nigeria as part of 30-hour tour to a few cities around to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the web. Techpoint.Africa [...]

March 13, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Don’t approve B737-Max in Nigeria, stakeholders caution NCAA

Don’t approve B737-Max in Nigeria, stakeholders caution NCAA

Following the suspension of the use of Boeing 737-Max by some countries, experts have asked the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority to prevent the aircraft from operating in the country until concerns about it are addressed. Aviation Analyst, Mr Olumide Ohunayo, [...]

March 13, 2019 Transportation
Nigerian seaports

‘Nigerian seaports may lose 40% of cargoes this year’

Barring any urgent intervention to tackle numerous challenges bedeviling Nigerian seaports, the country may lose over 40% of its cargoes before the end of the year. Clearing Agents under the argues of Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA), warned [...]

March 13, 2019 Economy
Ethiopian Airline crash: No plan to cancel order for 10 B737 MAX 800 —Air Peace

No controversial Boeing 737 Max in Nigeria, govt clarifies

The Minister of State (Aviation), Hadi Sirika, yesterday assured the flying public that the nation does not have any No controversial Boeing 737 Max in Nigeria, govt clarifies on its register to warrant alarm. He gave the assurance following the [...]

March 13, 2019 Transportation
Insurance claims from crashed Ethiopian airline may hit $60m

Ethiopian Air opens condolence registers in Lagos, Abuja, Kano, Enugu

ETHIOPIAN Airlines, owners of the ill-fated Boeing 737 Max – 8 that crashed on Sunday, have opened condolence registers in Abuja, Lagos, Kano and Enugu. There were 157 passengers aboard the plane which was flying from Addis Ababa to Nairobi, Kenya. [...]

March 13, 2019 Transportation
Ganduje:

Ganduje: PDP’ll be shocked

Kano State Governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Abdullahi Umar Ganduje said his PDP challenger and his supporters would receive the shocker of their lives in the scheduled election. The Commissioner for Information, Youth & Culture, Malam Muhammad Garba, [...]

March 13, 2019 Government and politics
Lagos impounds 22 ‘Gokada’, ‘Maxokada’ motorcycles, 93 others …to prosecute 10 riders

Lagos impounds 22 ‘Gokada’, ‘Maxokada’ motorcycles, 93 others …to prosecute 10 riders

THE Lagos State Task Force on Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences, on Tuesday, impounded 115 motorcycles, including 22 branded commercial motorcycles called ‘Gokada’ and ‘Maxokada’, for violating the state road traffic laws. The Chairman of the task force, Olayinka Egbeyemi, [...]

March 13, 2019 Transportation
atiku

Atiku’s appeal: Opposition parties ‘leak’ names of panel members

Atiku’s appeal: Opposition political parties under the aegis of the Coalition of United Political Parties on Tuesday released a list of five Justices of the Court of Appeal who it said had been approved to hear the petition of the [...]

March 13, 2019 Government and politics
PDP biggest beneficiary of 2019 elections, says BMO

PDP biggest beneficiary of 2019 elections, says BMO

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has said the Peoples Democratic Party is the biggest beneficiary of the 2019 elections and has no reason to incite the public against the presidency and the Independent National Electoral Commission. The pro-Buhari group said [...]

March 13, 2019 Government and politics
Nigerian investors lose N517bn in post-election trading

Nigerian investors lose N517bn in post-election trading

Nigerian investors in the stock market lost N517bn in 12 days. The Nigerian investors lost N289bn after the presidential and National Assembly elections, and N228bn in two days after the governorship and House of Assembly polls. Losses on the Nigerian [...]

March 13, 2019 Economy
Senate names new chair for minimum wage committee, begins budget debate

Senate names new chair for minimum wage committee, begins budget debate

The Senate will begin the second reading and debate on the general principles of the N8.83trn 2019 budget  on Wednesday. President Muhammadu Buhari submitted the document to the national legislature at a joint session three months ago but  the  lawmakers [...]

March 13, 2019 Government and politics
House of Representatives

Ninth House of Reps: APC has 211 members, PDP 111

The Peoples Democratic Party has won 111 seats in the House of Representatives, compared to a majority of 211  seats clinched by the All Progressives Congress. According to the list of the ninth House of Representatives  members-elect on the website [...]

March 13, 2019 Government and politics