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US House to vote on preventing Trump from Iran war

Kindly Share This Story: The Democratic-led US House of Representatives will vote Thursday to prevent President Donald Trump from waging war with Iran after he ordered the killing of a top general, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said. Pelosi said that the [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

Stock market posts biggest daily gain in 1yr, rises N471bn

Kindly Share This Story: Nigerian Stock Exchange …Index rises 3.5% on asset re-allocation By Peter Egwuatu& Nkiruka Nnorom The  Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, yesterday recorded its biggest daily gain since December 2018, as the value of listed stocks (market capitalisation)  rose by [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

NUPENG suspends strike after Chevron recalls sacked staff

Kindly Share This Story: NUPENG Victor Young Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has suspended its nationwide strike slated to begin on Wednesday after Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) agreed to recall its members sacked on New Year [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

Al-Shabaab warns of more attacks against Kenya, US interests

Kindly Share This Story: Al-Shabaab fighters Somali Islamist group Al-Shabaab on Wednesday warned Kenya “will never be safe”, threatening tourists and calling for more attacks on US interests after they stormed an American base at the weekend. The Al-Qaeda linked [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

12 died, 26 injured in fatal motor accident in Kano

Kindly Share This Story: By Bashir Bello About 12 persons including children were on Wednesday confirmed dead in a ghastly motor accident along Wudil – Maiduguri road in Gaya local government area of Kano State. It was also gathered that [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

Police smash syndicate that supplies arms to kidnappers, robbers in S/W

Kindly Share This Story: By Evelyn Usman The Lagos State  Police Command has smashed a syndicate that specialised in selling arms and ammunitions to robbery and kidnapping gangs in the South West region of the country. Arrested was a suspected [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

How Safaricom helped Kenya attract foreign investors

With 79.8% market share on the Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE) to attract foreign investors, Kenya’s biggest telecom provider and its banks ensured that the NSE close 2019 ahead of other African stock exchanges. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 8, 2020 Technology Business & StartUps

Don’t be put off by fires, Australia tells tourists

Kindly Share This Story: Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks during a joint news conference with U.S. President Donald Trump in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., September 20, 2019. Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison Wednesday [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

How increased Right of Way charges could raise data and voice call tariffs

A recent decision by Lagos and 13 other state governments to increase Right of Way (RoW) charges on telecoms may signal a possible increase in voice call and Internet charges going forward in the year Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 8, 2020 Technology Business & StartUps

Plateau security outfit launches app to tackle crimes

Kindly Share This Story: By Marie-Therese Nanlong A Plateau State-based security outfit, Operation Rainbow has launched a free mobile early warning app to allow users communicate with intelligence officers of the outfit and give information which would assist in crime-fighting [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

APC National leadership vows to sustain Nasarawa Speaker leadership

Kindly Share This Story: All Progressive Congress By David Odama – Lafia The National leadership of the  All Progressives Congress (APC) has passed a vote of confidence on the speaker of Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi and [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

2023: Ndigbo must unite to make Igbo presidency possible ― Ezenagu

Kindly Share This Story: By Chinedu Adonu Acting President General, Ndi-Igbo United Forum, NUF, worldwide, Chief Dr Goddy Ezenagu has called on Ndigbo to come together to facilitate the possibility of becoming the Nigeria President in 2023. Chief Ezenagu, who [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

A quick update on Zzapo Mobile

You may remember Zzapo Mobile and its incredulous offer of a ₦7999 smartphone. It turned out to be too good to be true. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 8, 2020 Technology Business & StartUps

We will reject manipulation of Cross River LG poll result ― APC

Kindly Share This Story: …We expect cash refunds, apology from CROSIEC..Obun All Progressive Congress By Ike Uchechukwu, Calabar The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Cross River has said it will reject the “writing” (manipulation) of result for the forthcoming Local [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

Nigerian House of Reps to consider a bill to mandate the installation of CCTV cameras across the country

Nigeria may be joining other African countries in installing CCTV cameras across its country if the bill that is being considered by the House of Reps is taken in law Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 8, 2020 Technology Business & StartUps

‘Death to America’: We will take hard and definitive revenge ― Iranians chant

Kindly Share This Story: Iran is considering 13 scenarios to avenge the killing of a top Iranian military commander in Iraq by a U.S. drone attack, a senior Tehran official said on Tuesday as the general’s body was brought to [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

80 American terrorists killed in missile strike ― Iranian state television

Kindly Share This Story: Iranian state television said on Wednesday that at least 80 ‘American terrorists’ were killed in attacks involving 15 missiles launched by Tehran on U.S. targets in Iraq, adding that none of the missiles were intercepted. State [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

Osinbajo committed to betterment of Nigeria from grassroot ― NANS

Kindly Share This Story: The student union group made the statement on Tuesday when it paid the Vice President a courtesy visit at the State House in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. NANS praised the Vice President for his commitment to a [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

Nigeria is 4th most at risk country for humanitarian catastrophe in 2020 — IRC

Kindly Share This Story: By Sola Ogundipe New analysis by experts from the International Rescue Committee, IRC, has ranked Nigeria as the 4th most at risk country for humanitarian catastrophe in 2020 after Yemen ,the Democratic Republic of Congo and [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

EKSU reinstates 355 staff

Kindly Share This Story: Ekiti State University Ado Ekiti has reinstated 355 out of over one thousand staff sacked in December last year. The workers were reinstated based on recommendation by the appeal panel set up by the university. The [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

Youths should learn a skill — OKOYA

Kindly Share This Story: By Victor Arjiromanus Dr. Rasa k Akanni Okoya AT 80, Chief Dr. Rasa k Akanni Okoya has so much to be proud of, having lived an exemplary life, and being a source of inspiration to thousands [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

LASU Student’s killing: Osun police to commence enumeration of churches

….Parades 41 suspects for various crimes By Shina Abubakar OSOGBO—THE Osun State Police Command, yesterday, disclosed its readiness to embark on the enumeration of churches located in an obscured environment in the state. The new state Police Commissioner, Johnson Kokumo, [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

Stakeholders say Customs contribute to inflation

Kindly Share This Story: By Godfrey Bivbere ACTIVITIES of officers and men of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, to the nation’s port is contributing to the rising inflation in the country. Some stakeholders who spoke to  Vanguard Maritime Report  on [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

US insists no plans to pull out of Iraq

Kindly Share This Story: President Donald J. Trump of the U.S.A The United States has no plans to withdraw its troops from Iraq, the White House and Pentagon insisted Tuesday, as Iraq premier Adel Abdel Mahdi said he had received [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

Breaking: Iran threatens to attack Israel, other US allies

Kindly Share This Story: Iran’s Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has vowed ‘severe revenge’ for the US strike that killed one of the country’s top generals. PHOTO: AFP Iranian Revolutionary Guards has revealed the country may attack Israel and other [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

Iran-US: Oil prices spike over 4.5% after attacks

Kindly Share This Story: Oil prices spiked Wednesday morning, rising over 4.5 per cent at one point after Iran fired a barrage of ballistic missiles against two airbases in Iraq used by the United States and coalition forces. The benchmark [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

Breaking: Iran fires ‘more than dozen’ missiles against US forces in Iraq

Kindly Share This Story: Iran President, Rouhani (L) and United States President, Trump (R) Iran launched a missile attack on an Iraqi airbase in the country’s west early Wednesday where US and coalition forces are based, Iranian state media said. [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say

Alleged N92m fraud: Court grants N20m bail to ‘fake’ colonel

Kindly Share This Story: Justice Sherifat Solebo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court on Tuesday granted N20 million bail to a suspected fake colonel, Paulson Ogbonnah, standing trial over alleged N92 million fraud. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that, [...]

January 8, 2020 What the papers say