Pin It
Monday 21st October 2019,
Hope for Nigeria
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
Toll gates

Toll gates: Nigerian employers send message to Buhari govt

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has called on the Federal Government to put in place an efficient policy before returning toll gates on federal roads. The Director-General of NECA, Mr Timothy Olawale, made the call in an interview with News [...]

October 6, 2019 Government and politics
Senator Wabara

2023: Why Igbo can’t produce President in Nigeria – Senator Wabara

Former President of the Senate, Adolphus Wabara has dismissed any chances of an Igbo Presidency come 2023. According to the former Senate President, the Igbo nation had been systematically confined to certain political limits in Nigeria and for this reason, [...]

October 6, 2019 Government and politics
Saraki’s properties were seized

Kwara Assembly give reasons Saraki’s properties were seized

Saraki’s properties were seized The Kwara State House of Assembly has disclosed why it directed the seizure of the Alimi Chalet and a landed property popularly called Ile Arugbo which was allegedly acquired by the former Senate President, Bukola Saraki. [...]

October 6, 2019 Government and politics
Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage: Ngige Says FG Has Commenced Payment

Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, has said that the N30,000 new Minimum Wage is “a reality”, asserting that the Federal Government has commenced payment of the new wage to workers at the lower cadres of the [...]

October 6, 2019 Economy
Aisha Buhari

“Aisha Buhari, Better Return Before Someone Else Takes Over The Other Room”

If Aisha Buhari was banking on the saying that absence makes the heart grow fonder, she may need to hear another which goes, out of sight is out of mind. The First Lady has not only been conspicuously silent from [...]

October 6, 2019 Government and politics
Dangote's Multi-billion Naira Greenhouse Farm

Dangote’s Multi-billion Naira Greenhouse Farm Commences Operations

Dangote’s Multi-billion Naira Greenhouse Farm The multi-billion High–Tech Greenhouse Farm established by Dangote Farms Limited, geared at boosting the cultivation of high-quality tomatoes in the country, has commenced full production in the commercial city of Kano. The farm which is [...]

October 6, 2019 Business
first all-electric X-plane

NASA To Test Its First All-electric X-plane (photos)

NASA has officially announce about the future involves flying taxis, NASA is set to test its first all-electric X-plane to encourage and develop certification standards for an electric aircraft. NASA’s X-57 Maxwell is now at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research [...]

October 6, 2019 Technology
Ig’s Fight With Police Commission Gets Messier

Recruitment Crisis: Ig’s Fight With Police Commission Gets Messier

Ig’s Fight With Police Commission Gets Messier The battle between the Nigeria Police Force leadership and the Police Service Commission is becoming messier as the Inspector – General of Police , Mohammed Adamu, has told the PSC that it has [...]

October 6, 2019 Military
Man whose wife had quadruplets after 15 years’ delay

People teased me, said I was impotent – Man whose wife had quadruplets after 15 years’ delay

Mr Luka Bot Balewa and his wife, Nyarum, recently had quadruplets in Bauchi State after 15 years of marriage without a child. Balewa tells ARMSTRONG BAKAM about the ridicules he faced during their long wait for children Your wife recently gave birth to [...]

October 6, 2019 entertainment
Chibok girls: APC sends message to Jonathan

Chibok girls: APC sends message to Jonathan

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has lambasted former President Goodluck Jonathan for refuting comments by former British Prime Minister, David Cameron that his administration rejected the help of the British Government in rescuing the 276 Chibok girls, who were kidnapped on [...]

October 6, 2019 Boko Haram And Terror
Nigerian scientist develops cancer drugs from African plants

Nigerian scientist develops cancer drugs from African plants

Nigerian scientist develops cancer drugs from African plants Mansurah Abdulazeez discusses how her visionary plant research could help in fight against tumours Mansurah Abdulazeez is a molecular biologist at the Center for Biotechnology Research, Bayero University Kano, Nigeria. Her research [...]

October 5, 2019 Health issues
El-Rufai

Why I won’t withdraw my child from public school because of kidnappers – El-Rufai

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has said that his child will remain in public school in spite of the ‘invasion’ of the state by kidnappers and Boko Haram elements. El-Rufa’i gave the assurance in a chat with newsmen on Friday [...]

October 5, 2019 Government and politics
Iyorwuese Hagher

2023: Ex-presidential candidate, Hagher reveals region perfectly suited to take over from Buhari

A former presidential aspirant of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Prof. Iyorwuese Hagher, has said that the Middle Belt is best suited to take over from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. He also said the Igbo deserve to be President [...]

October 5, 2019 Government and politics
toll gates scrapped by Obasanjo

Buhari govt under fire over plans to reintroduce toll gates scrapped by Obasanjo

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, who made the disclosure while addressing State House correspondents at the end of the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday said there is no law against toll gates. He added that some of [...]

October 5, 2019 Transportation

A review of Tecno’s Camon 12 Pro

I delve into Tecno’s latest Camon mobile device. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 4, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Social Media Roundup: Fighting insurgency with spiritual warfare?

This week on social media; the Nigerian army is enlisting the help of religious organisations to fight terrorism, Tiwa Savage vs Charles Anazodo and other stories. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 4, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

President Buhari’s Independence Day speech may suggest his stance on Internet censorship in Nigeria

Steps taken by African nations like Egypt, South Africa and Tanzania on censorship have highlighted a trend on the continent. Nigeria may be on the same path as well. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 4, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

How to set up emergency contacts on your phone

In case of an emergency, first responders don’t need to unlock your phone to reach your to relatives and friends. Here’s how to list your family and friends as your emergency contacts on your phone. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 4, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
IPOB Protesters Shot & Tear Gassed As Buhari Visits South Africa

IPOB Protesters Shot & Tear Gassed As Buhari Visits South Africa

Buhari Visits South Africa: As police clashed with protesters outside the Union Buildings in Pretoria, Nigerian President Buhari faced a raft of strange accusations on Thursday. Granted, things get a little crazy with politics in South Africa. But it seems [...]

October 4, 2019 Africa
Selling Akube/okirika Clothes

Islamic Rulings On Buying And Selling Akube/okirika Clothes

Selling Akube/okirika Clothes: Ruling on buying and selling used clothing from the west Question What is the Islamic ruling on buying and selling used clothing that comes from Western countries, which includes all types of clothing and shoes that come [...]

October 4, 2019 Business
Jigawa sets mobile court to punish food, drinks adulterators

Jigawa sets mobile court to punish food, drinks adulterators

Jigawa State government has constituted a mobile court to try those involved in adulteration of food and drink in the state. This was contained in a press statement issued to DAILY POST by the Public Relations Officer of the state [...]

October 4, 2019 Government and politics
Mr Sunday Dare

Youths Minister, Dare relocates to Abuja stadium

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare has relocated his office to the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja. Dare stated that the move was in line with his promise to ensure that the nation’s sports facilities were [...]

October 4, 2019 Government and politics