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Daily Archives: April 22, 2019

Why an efficient national identification system is instrumental to Nigeria’s financial inclusion drive

PiggyVest co-founder, Joshua Chibueze highlights the need for an efficient identity system towards driving financial inclusion in Nigeriaa Techpoint.Africa [...]

April 2, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Meet Babatunde Fashola, a Nigerian software engineer that works at the Twitter HQ in Silicon Valley

Not to be mistaken with the Nigerian Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is one of the software engineers that build Twitter products used by millions of people all over the world. Techpoint.Africa [...]

April 2, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
life expectancy of Nigeria stands at 52.2 years

NPC Puts Nigeria’s Life Expectancy At 52 Years

The National Population Commission (NPC) has said that the current overall life expectancy of Nigeria stands at 52.2 years. The Acting Chairman of NPC, Alhaji Hassan Bashir, stated this in New York while delivering Nigeria’s statement at the 52nd Session [...]

April 2, 2019 Health issues
Now that Buhari has won

Buhari orders reversal of State House Medical Centre to clinic

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that the State House Medical Centre be reverted to a clinic so that it could function in the capacity it was originally established, the presidency said on Monday. The poor state of the centre has [...]

April 2, 2019 Health issues
Orji Kalu

‘Orji Kalu is not an Igbo leader

Some concerned people from the South-East have called on a former Governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu, to stop parading himself as a leader of the Ndigbo. They said the former governor must first clear himself in the N7.6bn trial [...]

April 2, 2019 Government and politics
Okorocha

PDP accuses Okorocha of plotting to frustrate Ihedioha

The Peoples Democratic Party in Imo State has accused Governor Rochas Okorocha of plotting to frustrate the state governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha. The PDP secretary in the state, Ray Emeana, said in a statement that less than two months to the [...]

April 2, 2019 Government and politics
Spiritualists force teenager to swallow metal cross for cleansing

Spiritualists force teenager to swallow metal cross for cleansing

Two spiritualists have been arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly forcing a 16-year-old housemaid to swallow a cross made of metal for spiritual cleansing. The defendants, Kehinde Salami, 25; and Yetunde Okonola, 42, whose residential address was given [...]

April 2, 2019 Religion
obasanjo

Atiku Far Better Than Buhari, Obasanjo Insists

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has defended his endorsement of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. He said despite the fact that Atiku lost to President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), he remains “far better” than [...]

April 2, 2019 Government and politics

Cows Take Over The Gate Of Presidential Villa – Reno Omokri Shares Photo

Moment second set of Nigeria citizens, Cow takes over the entrance of Aso Rock. Photo shared by Reno Omokri, he wrote: This photo of cows taking over the gate of @AsoRock @NgrPresident Villa is a summary of what @MBuhari has [...]

April 2, 2019 Incidents
crude oil rises

Crude Oil Price Climbs To $68 As Supplies Tighten

Crude oil price climbed more than one per cent with United States crude hitting a 2019 high yesterday after tight supply and positive signs for the global economy drove both benchmarks’ largest first-quarter gains in nearly a decade. The price [...]

April 2, 2019 Oil & Gas
British Airways

Super rich Nigerians are ordering pizza from London and having it delivered by British Airways, government minister says

Some wealthy Nigerians are ordering pizzas from London and having them delivered back home on British Airways flights, a government minister has claimed. “Do you know, sir, that there are Nigerians who use their cellphones to import pizza from London?” [...]

April 2, 2019 Government and politics
Osinbajo

FG feeds pupils with 594 cattle, 138,000 chickens, 6.8m eggs weekly – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said the federal government feeds public school pupils with 594 cattle, 138,000 chickens, 6.8million eggs and 83 metric tons of fish on a weekly basis. Professor Osinbajo disclosed this while delivering a lecture titled [...]

April 2, 2019 Government and politics