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AFCON

AFCON: Buhari Congratulates Super Eagles For Defeating South Africa 2-1

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria for defeating the Bafana Bafana of South Africa at the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON), Hope for Nigeria Online reports. Igbere TV reports that the Super Eagles had on [...]

July 11, 2019 Sports
AFCON

AFCON: Arsenal Celebrates Nigeria As They Beat South Africa (Photos)

Arsenal FC yet again celebrates Alex Iwobi and Super Eagles victory as they beat South Africa to qualify for semi final phase of African Cup Of Nation. [...]

July 11, 2019 Sports
Atiku’s Witness Can’t Remember Date Of Presidential Election

Atiku’s Witness Can’t Remember Date Of Presidential Election

Atiku’s Witness Can’t Remember Date Of Presidential Election The 13th petitioners’ witness, Audu Sani, told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, on Tuesday that he could not remember the date of the last presidential election. Sani, who was the Peoples Democratic [...]

July 10, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari’s Ability To Speak English

Buhari’s Ability To Speak English Dominate Tribunal’s Proceedings

Buhari’s Ability To Speak English Dominate Tribunal’s Proceedings Questions of whether or not President Muhammadu Buhari can speak the English language have dominated the Tuesday’s proceedings of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja, where the Peoples Democratic Party, and [...]

July 10, 2019 Government and politics
Trump Calls Kim Darroch, UK Ambassador A Very Stupid Guy

Trump Calls Kim Darroch, UK Ambassador ‘A Very Stupid Guy’

The UK's “wacky” ambassador to the US is “a very stupid guy” who is understood to be a “pompous fool”, Donald Trump has said. The latest tweets from the President came after Downing Street reaffirmed its “full support” for Sir [...]

July 10, 2019 International
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde Bans Collection Of Illegal Fees In Oyo Schools

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has placed a ban on illegal fee collections in all primary and secondary schools owned by the state government, Hope for Nigeria Online reports. The governor’s directive was the subject of a circular released on [...]

July 10, 2019 Education
Buhari has approved the promotion of the Nigerian Army Chief of Training and Operations, Maj Gen Lamidi Adeosun, to the rank of a Lieutenant General

Buhari Promotes Lamidi Adeosun To Lieutenant General

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the promotion of the Nigerian Army Chief of Training and Operations, Maj Gen Lamidi Adeosun, to the rank of a Lieutenant General, the same rank as the Chief of the Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur [...]

July 10, 2019 Government and politics
Shiite Attack

Shiite Attack: Gbajabiamila Visits Wounded Officer In The Hospital (photos)

Shiite Attack: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, on Tuesday visited one of the wounded officers in the National Assembly attack. Igbere TV reports that members of the Islamic Shiite group, had on Tuesday, attacked some [...]

July 10, 2019 Incidents
Tinubu

Tinubu Reconciles APC In Ondo, Solicits Support For Akeredolu’s 2nd Term (Pics)

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, former Lagos state governor and national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Tuesday, visited Ondo state to reconcile aggrieved members of the party. Tinubu was accompanied by the former interim national chairman of the APC, [...]

July 10, 2019 Government and politics
Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium

Excitement As Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium In Benin Takes Shape

Excitement as Samuel Ogbemudia stadium takes shape As construction at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium reaches advanced stage with the laying of the canopy cover, residents in Edo State have lauded the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led government for its commitment to sports [...]

July 10, 2019 Government and politics
Most Dangerous Roads In Lagos

Most Dangerous Roads In Lagos

Last week we lost a young chap to one chance in one of the most dangerous roads in Lagos, this roads are the places you would see high rate of high way robbers, one chance, Kidnappers and Ritusliast in Lagos [...]

July 10, 2019 Crime
Amigos Supermarket

Fire Guts Amigos Supermarket In Abuja

The popular and well sought after ‘Amigos Supermarket’ also known as ‘4U Supermarket’, in Wuse 2, Abuja, was gutted by fire on Tuesday. Mr Jerry Timvh, Public Relations Officer (PRO), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Fire Service, confirmed this in an [...]

July 10, 2019 Incidents
Senator Elisha Abbo

Senate Rejects Senator Abbo’s Apology, Reveals Next Move

Senate Rejects Senator Abbo’s Apology: The Senate on Monday said that despite the public apology tendered by Senator Elisha Abbo, it would proceed with the Senator’s probe, Igbere TV reports. Igbere TV reports that Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, had constituted [...]

July 9, 2019 Government and politics
2019 National Peace Awards

2019 National Peace Awards Holds In Style In Abuja (Photos)

It was indeed a magnificent and glamorous occasion at the award ceremony of the prestigious 2019 National Peace Awards which recognized and honored the outstanding impacts of distinguished personalities, across various sectors in Nigeria.  The 2019 National Peace Awards was [...]

July 9, 2019 Government and politics
Goje

Group Gives Buhari 14-day Ultimatum To Prosecute Goje

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), has given the President Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government a 14-day ultimatum to prosecute Senator Danjuma Goje. The group said it will drag President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Government to court if [...]

July 9, 2019 Government and politics
Mr. Gboyega Oyetola, on Monday in Osogbo said he would pay all the salary arrears owed workers by the immediate past administration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola

Workers To Get Arrears Of Unpaid Salaries Owed By Aregbesola’s Govt ― Oyetola

Osun State governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola, on Monday in Osogbo said he would pay all the salary arrears owed workers by the immediate past administration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola, Igbere TV reports. He made this disclosure when civil servants hosted [...]

July 9, 2019 Employment
130 houses washed away by flood in Gombe

130 houses washed away by flood in Gombe

Gombe State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA has confirmed that windstorm and flooding caused by heavy downpour has wrecked havoc on Gombe community, washing away a total of 130 houses. The incident which occurred in Bojude, Kwami Local Government Area three [...]

July 9, 2019 Environmental issues
Four Refineries To Work By 2023, Says NNPC Boss

Four Refineries To Work By 2023, Says NNPC Boss

With a promise to reactivate all four refineries before the expiration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in 2023, Mele Kyari yesterday took the baton from Dr. Makanti Baru as the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation [...]

July 9, 2019 Oil & Gas
Boy Stealing In Fidelity Bank, Lekki Caught On CCTV

Boy Stealing In Fidelity Bank, Lekki Caught On CCTV

A boy was caught on surveillance videos stealing a bag inside Fidelity Bank, Lekki. Gistvic Reports. The owner of the bag said he dropped his bag inside a locker, padlocked and entered the bank but was surprised when he came [...]

July 9, 2019 Crime

Ethiopia is opening its doors to foreign investors in its budding internet startup space

The Ethiopian government is working on bringing in more foreign investors to power its budding internet startup space. Techpoint.Africa [...]

July 9, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Why Nigerian online freelance marketplaces fail to scale

When you need the help of a professional for a project, do you ask that people you know recommend someone, post it on social media or visit freelance platforms? Your answer to this question is what this article looks to [...]

July 8, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Oyetola Muyiwa Atoyebi Is Youngest SAN In Nigeria At 34 Years

Oyetola Muyiwa Atoyebi Is Youngest SAN In Nigeria At 34 Years

Youngest SAN In Nigeria: 34-year-old Oyetola Muyiwa Atoyebi, a Law graduate of the University of Ilorin, has become the youngest senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN)...He was among the 38 lawyers recently elevated to that height. The new SANs would be [...]

July 8, 2019 Education
Goje

African Union (AU) Summit – Free Trade Must Be Fair Trade, Says Buhari

Nigeria officially joined the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) as President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Agreement Sunday in Niamey at the opening of the African Union (AU) Summit. He told the Summit that Nigeria will build on the event [...]

July 8, 2019 Government and politics
Senator Dino Melaye Raises Alarm Over Fake Facebook Account

Senator Dino Melaye Raises Alarm Over Fake Facebook Account

Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West at the National Assembly, has identified a fake Facebook account, Igbere TV reports. The lawmaker raised alarm on the fake account which bears the name ‘Hon Dino Melaye’ on Sunday. Operators of the account [...]

July 8, 2019 Government and politics
Soyinka, Falana, Others Lay Wreath On Abiola’s Grave

Soyinka, Falana, Others Lay Wreath On Abiola’s Grave

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says closure over the death of Chief MKO Abiola will be achieved when some of the challenges faced in the country are confronted and eliminated. Soyinka said this at a Wreath Laying Ceremony to commemorate [...]

July 8, 2019 Government and politics
1st Black African Set To Travel To Space

1st Black African Set To Travel To Space, Dies In Bike Accident

Mandla Maseko who is schedule to travel on a sub-orbital trip that could have seen him become the 1st black African to travel in space has been killed in a motorcycle accident. Maseko, popularly known as Spaceboy and Afronaut, was [...]

July 8, 2019 Transportation
Muhammadu Buhari, has begun putting in place institutional structures to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in the next 10 years.

Buhari Committed To Lifting 100 Million Nigerians Out Of Poverty-sgf

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha has said the administration of president Muhammadu Buhari, has begun putting in place institutional structures to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in the next 10 years. Mustapha who [...]

July 8, 2019 Government and politics
PDP Blasts Buhari’s Appointments

PDP Blasts Buhari’s Appointments, President Only Interested In Personal Comfort

PDP Blasts Buhari’s Appointments: Following recent appointments announced by the presidency, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday berated President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, for alleged insensitivity to the welfare of the people of the country. [...]

July 8, 2019 Government and politics
Lawan

Senate President, Lawan, Visits Tinubu (photos)

President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, was on Sunday at the residence of National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu on a courtesy visit, Igbere TV reports.  Yesterday's visit is the first official visitation to [...]

July 8, 2019 Government and politics
Peter Nwaoboshi

Senator Nwaoboshi, Disowns 11 Houses, Bank Accounts Seized By Court

The Senator representing Delta North Senatorial District, Peter Nwaoboshi, on Sunday denied ownership of the 11 houses and 12 out of the 22 bank accounts frozen by the Federal High Court in Abuja. The court, presided over by Justice Taiwo [...]

July 8, 2019 Government and politics