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Daily Archives: August 24, 2019

African eCommerce startup, Jumia rings NYSE opening bell as it finally IPOs

Africa’s largest eCommerece startup, Jumia has  eventually launched its IPO on the NYSE Techpoint.Africa [...]

April 12, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Jumia gets the final nod to list on the New York Stock Exchange

Jumia has gotten the final nod to sell its shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), as the registration statement filed by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been declared effective. Techpoint.Africa [...]

April 12, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
IMF

IMF Advises Nigeria to Remove Fuel Subsidy

The Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Mrs. Christine Lagarde, has advised the Nigerian government to jettison spending on fuel subsidy and expend the money on health, education and infrastructural development. Also reviewing the sub-Sahara African countries’ situation, the World [...]

April 12, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari Approves Appointment Of Liman Ibrahim, New Federal Fire Service Boss

Buhari Approves Appointment Of Liman Ibrahim, New Federal Fire Service Boss

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr Liman Ibrahim as the new Controller-General (CG) of the Federal Fire Service (FFS). A statement signed by Al-Hassan Yakmut, Secretary, Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) on Thursday [...]

April 12, 2019 Government and politics
Atiku

APC, Presidency In Fresh Plot To Set Up Atiku – PDP NWC

The National Working Committee, NWC, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Thursday said no amount of fabrications, attempt at set-up as well as veiled and open threats allegedly by the All Progressives Congress, APC-led federal government can stop its Presidential [...]

April 12, 2019 Government and politics
FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy: Pioneers of women’s football development in the country have been eulogized for their commitment to raising the standard of the game.

FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy Lands In Abuja (Photos)

FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy: Pioneers of women’s football development in the country have been eulogized for their commitment to raising the standard of the game. The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung praised the women’s football pioneers [...]

April 12, 2019 Sports

Pope Francis Kisses President Salva Kiir Mayardit’s Feet While Kneeling Down

Pope Francis was pictured kneeling down to kiss the feet of South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit (C) and South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar (R) at the Pope’s Santa Marta residence in the Vatican on April 11, 2019 VATICAN [...]

April 12, 2019 Religion
Marketers Ration Petrol, Lock Gates Against Motorists In Lagos, Ogun

Marketers Ration Petrol, Lock Gates Against Motorists In Lagos, Ogun

Some marketers of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, in parts of Lagos and Ogun states yesterday began to ration the product for motorists as high landing cost takes toll on their businesses. New Telegraph had reported that [...]

April 12, 2019 Transportation
senate

Nigerian Senate Proffers State Police, Proper Funding As Solutions To Banditry

Solutions To Banditry: The lawmakers berated the Nigerian government over its inability to tackle the alarming rate of insecurity in the country, stressing that introduction of state Police remained the only solution to the menace. The Nigerian Senate has said [...]

April 12, 2019 Government and politics
FACT CHECK: Did Atiku Hire US Lobbyists To Get Him Recognised As President?

FACT CHECK: Did Atiku Hire US Lobbyists To Get Him Recognised As President?

ON Tuesday, the Centre for Responsive Politics, a nonprofit research group based in Washington DC, reported that presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is lobbying the United States to recognise him as Nigeria’s “authentic president”. Basing [...]

April 12, 2019 Government and politics