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Daily Archives: June 20, 2019

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Breaking: FG appoints Mele Kyari, new chief executive of NNPC

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, appointed Mr. Mele Kyari, the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, with effect from July 8, 2019. Mele Kyari Mele Kyari In a statement in Abuja, Group General Manager, Group Public [...]

June 20, 2019 General

Nigerian Prof. arrested in Ghana for incitement

A Nigerian Professor, Austin Nwagbara has been arrested according to by the Ghana Police Service for incitement following the contents of a leaked tape in which he was making damming remarks about Ghana’s educational sector and alleged harsh treatment [...]

June 20, 2019 General

Nigerian senate president’s spokesperson appointment sparks controversy

A controversy is brewing over the appointment by the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, on Tuesday, of Festus Adedayo as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity. Mr Lawan had also appointed Mohammed Aji as his Chief of Staff. Betty Okoroh, [...]

June 20, 2019 General

Kidnapped ex-minister’s son freed

The son of former Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has been freed. Hope for Nigeria Online reported how Dayo Adewole was kidnapped on Tuesday in Oyo State. He was freed Wednesday evening, sources at the police commissioner’s office in Oyo [...]

June 20, 2019 General

Court frees Nigerian blogger accused of publishing defamatory claims against Akpabio

A Federal High Court in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Wednesday dismissed a case of criminal defamation filed against a Nigerian blogger, Morgan Ukpong. Mr Ukpong publishes a popular blog, Sitippe Ke Akwa Ibom, which focuses on the happenings around [...]

June 20, 2019 General

Presidency tackles Obasanjo, asks ex-president to explain absence at Democracy Day celebration

The presidency has said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo was officially invited to attend the June 12 commemoration and the presidential inauguration in Abuja, contrary to claims circulated in the media. A statement from the Senior Special Assistant to the [...]

June 20, 2019 General

This online Lagos-based matchmaker is helping people find love the old-school way

In an era where matchmakers are synonymous to dating sites and apps, Didi Warmate is using a more traditional approach to help people find their perfect matches online through Lagos Matchmaker. Techpoint.Africa [...]

June 20, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps