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Daily Archives: June 23, 2019

10 startups to feature at the 2019 ‘Pitch2Win’ competition

Here are the 10 startups participating in this year's edition of Pitch2Win Techpoint.Africa [...]

June 11, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Kabiru Gaya

Deputy Senate President: Kabiru Gaya Arrives National Assembly

Former governor of Kano State, Senator Kabiru Gaya, APC, South who is aspiring for the position of Deputy Senate President has arrived the Lobby. He arrived 7.45am. Lawmakers-elect of the 9th Assembly are arriving the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, which is [...]

June 11, 2019 Government and politics
Okorocha Arrives National Assembly, Denied Accreditation

Okorocha Arrives National Assembly, Denied Accreditation

Rochas Okorocha Immediate past governor of Imo State Rochas Okorocha has arrived National Assembly premises at 7:40.am ahead the inauguration. Okorocha who was declared winner of the Imo West Senatorial District was not issued certificate of return by INEC.  However, [...]

June 11, 2019 Government and politics
Olabode George

June 12: ‘don’t Declare MKO Abiola President’ – Olabode George Warns Buhari

Chief Olabode George, a former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticised those calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to declare the late Chief MKO Abiola as a President posthumously. According to him, the move may result [...]

June 11, 2019 Government and politics
Yahaya Bello Is An Unfortunate Governor, We Want Direct Primaries - Kogi APC

Yahaya Bello Is An Unfortunate Governor, We Want Direct Primaries – Kogi APC

Yahaya Bello Is An Unfortunate Governor: Concerned members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi have urged the party’s national leadership to ensure a level playing ground for all aspirants for the governorship election by organising direct primaries. Mr Jubril [...]

June 11, 2019 Government and politics
Lagos Warns Against Picking, Dropping Of Passengers

Lagos Warns Against Picking, Dropping Of Passengers In Unauthorised Places

Lagos Warns Against Picking, Dropping Of Passengers In Unauthorised Places The Permanent Secretary emphasised that the State Government has zero tolerance for avoidable gridlock and traffic congestion adding that garages modified to markets without authorisation should be reverted to the [...]

June 11, 2019 Government and politics
PDP Endorses Ali Ndume, Umar Bago "Senate President/ Speaker"

PDP Endorses Ali Ndume, Umar Bago “Senate President/ Speaker”

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the party has, after extensive consultations with critical stakeholders, adopted Senator Ali Ndume and Hon. Umar Mohammed Bago for Senate President and Speaker of House of Representatives of [...]

June 11, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari's cabinet

Presidential Election Tribunal Dismisses Petition Against Buhari’s Victory

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Monday dismissed the petition of the Coalition for Change (C4C) against the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 presidential election. This followed an application for withdrawal of the petition filed by [...]

June 11, 2019 Government and politics
Kalu

Deputy Senate President: Kalu Drops Ambition, Backs Omo-agege

A top contender for the position of Deputy Senate President in the Ninth National Assembly and former Governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has dropped his ambition to support the party’s candidate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, Igbere TV reports. [...]

June 11, 2019 Government and politics
Governor Ihedioha Reverses Imo University Status, Appoints New Rector

Governor Ihedioha Reverses Imo University Status, Appoints New Rector

Governor Emeka Ihedioha has reversed the status of the newly converted Imo State University of Agriculture and Technology, Umuagwo, to its earlier polytechnic status.  The immediate past governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha, at the end of his administration elevated [...]

June 11, 2019 Education
Akeredolu

Akeredolu: My Orderly Was Shaking When Kidnappers Confronted Us

My Orderly Was Shaking When Kidnappers Confronted Us -Akeredolu-Says kidnapping now fashionable Rotimi Akeredolu, Governor of Ondo State, says his orderly became jittery when his convoy encountered a gang of kidnappers, boasting that he cannot be whisked away by the [...]

June 11, 2019 Government and politics