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Daily Archives: December 7, 2019

Big Brother Naija: Mercy didn’t just win in the house, she ‘peppered dem’ on Twitter

The most popular reality TV show in Nigeria — Big Brother Naija ‘Pepper Dem’ edition — came to an end yesterday. According to a report by TFW, Mercy Eke who carted away ₦30 million didn’t just win in the house [...]

October 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

How I Work: Kagure Wamunyu, Kobo360 Africa Region Chief Executive Officer

On this week How I Work, Kagure Wamunyu shares her career journey, what her job entails on a daily basis and how she handles it all. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Fela’s cake baked with Indian hemp

Buhari’s aide reveals how he ate Fela’s cake baked with Indian hemp

Fela’s cake baked with Indian hemp: Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari, Babafemi Ojudu has revealed how he once ate cake allegedly baked for late activist musician, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. Ojudu, who was once a Senator representing Ekiti Central in the [...]

October 7, 2019 Government and politics
Drinking Tea Improves Brain Health

Drinking Tea Improves Brain Health, Study Suggests

Drinking Tea Improves Brain Health: A recent study led by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) revealed that regular tea drinkers have better organised brain regions — and this is associated with healthy cognitive function — compared to [...]

October 7, 2019 Health issues
Nigerian Army Begins Nationwide Operation Today

Nigerian Army Begins Nationwide Operation Today

Worried by incidents of kidnapping, banditry and other violent crimes threatening national security, the Nigerian Army will today commence operations across the thirty-six states of the federation, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). According to the army, the exercises, which [...]

October 7, 2019 Military
SIM Registration

SIM Registration: NCC Makes NIN Compulsory

SIM Registration: The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said that registration of new Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards will now require the presentation of the National Identity Number (NIN).NCC, which said the enforcement of the new rule takes effect soon, [...]

October 7, 2019 Telecomms
FG To Launch New Culture Policy

FG To Launch New Culture Policy, Establish Endowment Fund For Arts

FG To Launch New Culture Policy The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has revealed the Federal Government’s plan to launch a National Policy on Culture as well as National Policy on Tourism. Speaking in Lagos yesterday at [...]

October 7, 2019 Government and politics
FG Yet To Reconstitute Minimum Wage Team

FG Yet To Reconstitute Minimum Wage Team

Despite the threat by the organised labour that it could not guarantee industrial peace if the Federal Government failed to meet its demand on the implementation of the new minimum wage by the close of work on October 16, 2019, [...]

October 7, 2019 Employment
Nigerian banks give only 4% of their loans to agriculture

Nigerian banks give only 4% of their loans to agriculture

Despite efforts by the Nigerian government to focus on agriculture and make it a mainstay of the Nigerian economy, Nigerian banks gave only 4.20 per cent of their total loans to the sector in the second quarter (Q2) of this [...]

October 7, 2019 Agriculture
Gov. Buni

Gov. Buni condemns attack on Babangida

Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni has registered his displeasure over the vulnerability of communities in the state despite the government’s effort in providing logistics to security personnel. The governor made his feelings known when he visited the Emir of [...]

October 7, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari nominates Adesina for re-election

Buhari nominates Adesina for re-election

Buhari nominates Adesina: President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina for re-election as the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Hope For Nigeria Online reports. Akinwunmi, while speaking at an event in Lagos on Sunday, appreciated Buhari [...]

October 7, 2019 Government and politics
ASUU

ASUU splits as faction applies to form rival union

The Ministry of labour and Employment, has confirmed receipt of application for the registration of a new University Union, Congress of University Academics (CONUA), to be formed out of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Dr Chris Ngige, the [...]

October 7, 2019 Education