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Daily Archives: November 15, 2019

ORide is a Trojan Horse; Opera is not just after the motorcycle-hailing market in Lagos

What Opera’s entry into the motorcycle e-hailing market means for the Nigerian mobile payment market. Techpoint.Africa [...]

July 3, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Bolaji Sule: Herdsmen Are Threatening Our Lives And Stealing Our Food

Bolaji Sule: Herdsmen Are Threatening Our Lives And Stealing Our Food

Bolaji Sule, deputy vice-chancellor, management services of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), has accused herdsmen of raiding farms within the university while threatening staff and students with weapons. Speaking at a meeting with some security agencies in Kwara, Sule said [...]

July 3, 2019 Crime
Maritime Workers Begin Strike

Maritime Workers Begin Strike: Apapa Port, Others Shut

Maritime Workers Begin Strike: Maritime workers under the aegis of the Maritine Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) on Wednesday made good their threat of protesting over their unpaid entitlements by the International Oil Companies (IOC) by grounding port operations. As [...]

July 3, 2019 Business
Senator Elisha Abbo

Senator Elisha Abbo Breaks Silence On Alleged Assault Inside Abuja gadget Shop

Senator Elisha Abbo (Adamawa North District) has admitted that he is the man in a video that has gone viral, physically assaulting a woman in a intimacy gadget shop in Abuja. However, Abbo, speaking to the Daily Sun, claimed the [...]

July 3, 2019 Government and politics
Drama As APC Withdraws Election Petition Against Gov. Fintiri

Adamawa Guber: Drama As APC Withdraws Election Petition Against Gov. Fintiri

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa has filed a motion seeking the leave of the Adamawa State Election Petition Tribunal to withdraw the petition it filed contesting the declaration of Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri as the winner of the governorship [...]

July 3, 2019 Government and politics
Police IG Orders Arrest Of Senator Abbo, His Orderly Over Assault On Sales Girl

Police IG Orders Arrest Of Senator Abbo, His Orderly Over Assault On Sales Girl

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the arrest of Senator Abbo and his orderly by an investigative team set up by the Police Force headquarters in Abuja. Investigations are currently onoing at the Federal Capital Territory [...]

July 3, 2019 Government and politics
Senator Akpabio's Armed Thugs Abducted Us For 10 Hours

Senator Akpabio’s Armed Thugs Abducted Us For 10 Hours – INEC Officers

Senator Akpabio’s Armed Thugs Abducted Us For 10 Hours – INEC Officers Senator Godswill Akpabio today watched as an INEC returning officer for Ekpenyong Ward 1 in Essien Udim local government area, Ammba Ammba, revealed the harrowing experience of INEC [...]

July 3, 2019 Government and politics
Garba Shehu Contradicts Osinbajo On Ruga Settlements

Garba Shehu Contradicts Osinbajo On Ruga Settlements

Buhari’s aide Garba Shehu contradicts Osinbajo, says no difference between Ruga, livestock plan The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has contradicted Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s claim the Ruga programme. Osinbajo had while refuting a [...]

July 3, 2019 Government and politics
Foreign Investments Into Nigeria Rise By 34% In Q1’19

Foreign Investments Into Nigeria Rise By 34% In Q1’19

The value of total foreign investments into Nigeria rose by 34.6 percent year-on-year to $8.5 billion in the first quarter of 2019 (Q1’19). This is contained in the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) Capital Importation report for Q1’19 released yesterday. [...]

July 3, 2019 Economy
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

Tambuwal Urges Leaders To Moderate Utterances

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has expressed optimism that Nigeria will surmount its current security challenges. He, however, urged leaders to always moderate their utterances for the unity and peaceful coexistence in the country.  Tambuwal stated this Tuesday [...]

July 3, 2019 Government and politics
Alhaji Aminu Manya-Achida

Tribunal: PDP Withdraws Election Petition Against Sokoto Speaker

The Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto has dismissed a petition against the Sokoto Speaker State House of Assembly, Alhaji Aminu Manya-Achida. This follows the withdrawal of the petition by the petitioner, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s candidate, Alhaji Abubakar Kwargaba [...]

July 3, 2019 Government and politics