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Daily Archives: August 24, 2019

Bola Tinubu

We must banish poverty from Nigeria – Tinubu

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has said Nigeria’s existential challenges of terrorism, banditry, kidnapping, armed robbery, and herdsmen-farmers clashes have worsened poverty across the country. Mr Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos State, made [...]

June 12, 2019 General
Goodluck Jonathan

Why Atiku is right to challenge Buhari’s reelection in court — Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said Atiku Abubakar was right to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection in February, saying it would be “unfair” to compare Mr Abubakar’s situation to the 2015 election in which he (Mr Jonathan) accepted defeat. Mr [...]

June 12, 2019 General
JUNE 12 DEMOCRACY DAY

ANALYSIS: Democracy Day: Why June 12 matters in Nigeria

Democracy Day in Nigeria is being celebrated on the 12th of June this year. This is the first time the day has been marked on this date. And the change carries heavy symbolism for a country that’s known more years [...]

June 12, 2019 General
Social Media DSS

SSS arrests social media users for posting ‘inciting materials’

The State Security Service on Wednesday announced a nationwide crackdown on individuals allegedly caught posting inciting materials on the Internet, in a move that could provoke fresh debates about the potency of Nigerian Constitution’s free speech safeguards. The SSS said [...]

June 12, 2019 General
Obasanjo

Senate President, Ag CJN, President are from core north, how can you have this kind of arrangement? — Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has decried that the present government arrangement in Nigeria saying ‘ …the Senate President is from North-East, the acting chief justice of Nigeria is from the north-east, The President of the country is from the north-west. [...]

June 12, 2019 General

We hosted the largest paid tech conference in West Africa; we couldn’t have done it without you

On the 1st of June 2019, over 3000 technology enthusiasts, innovators, entrepreneurs and experts convened at the Pistis Conference Centre Lagos, Nigeria to make history. This was no ordinary technology conference. This was the third edition of Techpoint Inspired, now [...]

June 12, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps