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Daily Archives: January 22, 2020

Judgment: Imo People have emerged victorious, says President Buhari

Kindly Share This Story: President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Supreme Court for the `courage and perseverance’ to return Sen. Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

Imo governorship: APC lauds Supreme Court judgment

Kindly Share This Story: Ihedioha-Uzodinma The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is ecstatic over the Supreme Court’s declaration of Mr Hope Uzodinma as the rightful winner of the 2019 Imo state governorship election. The party said this in a [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

BREAKING: Five Shiite members shot in clash with police over El-Zakzaky

Kindly Share This Story: Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), By Luminous Jannamike – Abuja Five members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites were injured in a clash with security operative during a protest for the [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

Okorocha congratulates Uzodinma on Supreme Court ruling

Kindly Share This Story: Okorocha and Uzodinma The former governor of the State and Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has Congratulated Senator Hope Uzodinma over his Victory at the Supreme Court which declared him the new [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

FG declares Amotekun illegal: They’re joking ― Afenifere

Kindly Share This Story: Yinka Odumakin On its part, the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has described the Federal Government’s announcement of southwest security outfit, Amotekun, as a joke taken too far. This is just as it called on the South-West [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

Updated: Supreme Court sacks Ihedioha, declares Uzodinma winner

Kindly Share This Story: Ihedioha-Uzodinma By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, sacked governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State. The apex court, in a unanimous judgement by a seven-man panel of justices that was led by the Chief Justice [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

Police arrest suspected killers of Lagos worker, Moradeun Balogun

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos ordered that five men, who allegedly stabbed Ms Moradeun Balogun on her way from work at NCIE bus stop, Gbagada, be remanded in a correctional facility. The police charged David Obi, 24; [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

We’ll boost tourism in 2020 — Ibadan National Museum

Kindly Share This Story: The Curator, National Museum of Unity, Ibadan, Dr. Amos Olorunnipa, has reiterated the museum’s commitment to improving galleries and findings and the training more staffers in 2020 to boost tourism in Nigeria. Olorunnipa said this in [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

50 years after: Let’s revisit issues that caused Civil War— Gowon, Soyinka, Anya, Utomi, Akintoye

Kindly Share This Story: Say war is horrible; Nigerians must never fight each other again By Dapo Akinrefon, Olayinka Ajayi & Prince Okafor LAGOS — 50 years after the Nigerian Civil War, former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (retd); [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

Nigerian man, lover jailed for hacking into over 700 bank accounts in Britain

Kindly Share This Story: A man from Nigeria living in Britain, Oluwaseun Ajayi and a woman said to be his lover, Inga Irbe, were on Friday, January 10, jailed following an investigation by the Met’s Central Specialist Crime – Cyber [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

Amotekun: We rely on our ancestors’ power not guns ― Personnel

Kindly Share This Story: By Ola Ajayi – Ibadan As the newly launched security outfit tagged Western Nigeria Security Network begins operations, one of its personnel, Soludero Hunters’ Association has said the outfit doesn’t rely on guns to function well [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

Between Mayegun Aare Onakakanfo and Mayegun of Yorubaland

Kindly Share This Story: Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde, Mayedun of Yorubaland (Right) and Mr Kayode Ajulo, Mayegun of Aare Onakakanfo (Left) By Dapo Akinrefon The installation of fuji musician, Alhaji Wasiu Ayinde popularly known as KWAM 1 as the Mayegun of [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

NBA gets new Chairman in Kano

Kindly Share This Story: Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Logo By Abdulmumin Murtala – Kano The Kano branch of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has elected a new chairman and provost following a bye-election on Monday. The NBA branch’s publicity secretary, [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

Brother Davido: Nigerians react as singer’s sister takes him, BRed to church

Kindly Share This Story: Davido shared a video of himself, his cousin BRed and sister Sharon enroute church service and in service and Nigerians are making the most of it. Attending a church service is not something you see him [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

How sub-Saharan Africa lost $2.16 billion to Internet censorship

According to a report by Top10VPN, an estimated $ 2.16b was lost in 2019 due to sub-Saharan African governments’ use of Internet blackouts to manage civil protests. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 14, 2020 Technology Business & StartUps

What Nigeria must do to stay polio-free

Kindly Share This Story: By Sola Ogundipe Polio is a viral disease, transmitted from person to person, mainly through a faecal-oral route, contaminated water or food. The virus multiplies inside the intestines and causes paralysis in children. There is no [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

Nigerians to start paying 7.5% VAT as Buhari signs Finance Bill into law

Kindly Share This Story: President Muhammadu Buhari By Johnbosco Agbakwuru WITH the signing of the Finance Bill, 2020 into law by President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerians will begin to pay the new increment of 7.5 per cent as Value Added Tax [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

Plateau earmarks N6.6m for Nigerian, international students’ scholarship

Kindly Share This Story: Chairman, Northern Governors’ Forum and Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong By Marie-Therese Nanlong – Jos Plateau State government has earmarked the sum of six hundred and six million, seven hundred and seventy thousand naira (N606, [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

This house has fallen

Kindly Share This Story: By Eric Teniola THIS House Has Fallen-Nigeria In Crisis is a 327-page book written by Mr. Karl Maier who lived in Nigeria as a foreign correspondent for two years, from 1991-1993, and returned often on reporting [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

Despite current realities, TCN projects 20,000MW electricity transmission capacity by 2023

Kindly Share This Story: By Ediri Ejoh The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has said that Nigeria may achieve 20,000 MegaWatts, MW, in 2023. Excavation machine damages TCN’s 132kV Abuja underground line Although, Nigeria’s current capacity hovers around 8,100MW but [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

Nigeria is gearing up for growth in oil, gas sector – SHIN

Kindly Share This Story: By Ediri Ejoh THE Managing Director of Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria (SHIN) Limited, operator of Africa’s leading marine fabrication and integration yard in Lagos, Mr. Jeijin Jeon, has predicted robust economic growth for Nigeria. Oando champions [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

NITDA Fund: EFCC, DSS to investigate telecoms providers

Kindly Share This Story: Alhaji Lado Abdullahi, Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on ICT, says EFCC will join the committee to investigate telecom providers, over alleged non-remittance of the one per cent annual turnover to NITDA. Abdullahi told newsmen in [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

I was never arrested by police for fake miracle ― Akure-based CAC Pastor

Kindly Share This Story: A popular Akure-based pastor, Prophet Samuel Afolabi, of Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), New Jerusalem, has dismissed the rumours making the round on social media that he was arrested by the police, saying it was untrue. Speaking [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

Parma close in on European places with Lecce win

Kindly Share This Story: Parma players celebrate a goal against Lecce in a Serie A game Parma closed in on the Europa League berths with a 2-0 win over Lecce that lifted the former UEFA Cup winners to seventh in [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say

Begovic replaces Reina at AC Milan

Kindly Share This Story: AC Milan have signed Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic to replace Spaniard Pepe Reina who completed a six-month loan deal to Premier League club Aston Villa on Monday. The 32-year-old Bosnian international has just returned to the [...]

January 14, 2020 What the papers say