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Daily Archives: August 20, 2019

Social Media Roundup: You smell nice

This week on social media; should you compliment your interviewer during a job interview?, unrest at the University of Nairobi and other stories. Techpoint.Africa [...]

March 15, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Omo-Agege

I’m Qualified To Be The Senate President, Says Omo-Agege

Senator Omo-Agege has said that he was qualified to become the Senate President. He, however, said that he would wait for the decision of the leaders of the APC. He stated, “I have not told anybody that I am interested [...]

March 15, 2019 Government and politics
Pius Adesanmi

SYNW Set To Create A Blog Archive To Immortalize Pius Adesanmi

The Society of Young Nigerian Writers (SYNW) has concluded plans to setup a blog archive aimed at documenting thought provoking, scholarly and literary works of the late great scholar, Professor Pius Adesanmi who died in a plane crash recently. Society [...]

March 15, 2019 entertainment
National Assembly

Buhari condoles with victims of Onitsha tanker accident

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in Wednesday’s tanker accident in Onitsha, Anambra State, in which over 15 persons perished. The president in a statement signed by his special adviser on [...]

March 15, 2019 Government and politics
Nigeria, India explore new investment areas to improve $12b yearly ties

Nigeria, India explore new investment areas to improve $12b yearly ties

Nigeria and India are working on ways to enhance the $12 billion yearly bilateral trade between both countries in a way that would focus on investment. Receiving the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Shri Abhav Thakur, in his office, Minister [...]

March 15, 2019 Economy
Bauchi

Buhari shuns meeting with Bauchi, Adamawa governors

President Muhammadu Buhari failed to see Bauchi State Governor Mohammed Abubakar and his Adamawa State counterpart, Jibrilla Bindow, when the duo visited the Presidential Villa yesterday. Both men face an electoral battle in about a week, following a declaration by [...]

March 15, 2019 Government and politics
Timipre Sylva

Violence: Bayelsa PDP attacks Sylva over anti-Clark comments

The Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has knocked a former governor of the state, Timipre Sylva, for allegedly disrespecting an Ijaw elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clarke. In a statement by its secretary, Chief Godspower Keku, the Bayelsa [...]

March 15, 2019 Government and politics
Lagos collapsed building

Lagos collapsed building: Mother loses child, another critically injured

Lagos collapsed building: A day after the fatal collapse of a three-storey building on No. 63 Massey Street, Ita Faaji, Lagos Island, a woman, Mrs Adedayo Adedoyin, who lost one of her twin daughters in the incident, has begged the [...]

March 15, 2019 Incidents