Monthly Archives: September 2021

Nigeria Is Now The Technology Investment Destination In Sub-Saharan Africa, Says Osinbajo

It is the view of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, that Nigeria has now become the technology investment destination in Sub-Saharan Africa just as he asserted that the Buhari administration will continue to step up efforts in providing stable macroeconomic, conducive business environment, infrastructure and security nationwide. He also noted that Nigeria can reap more rewards from maximizing its immense ...

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How Lagos Is Leveraging Technology To Transform Businesses, By Sanwo-Olu

State Agency Organises Conference On Outdoor Advertising By 2030, the smart city ambition of Lagos State would have been fully realised, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said on Thursday. The Governor said his administration would continue to leverage technology to transform the State’s economy while easing impediments for businesses to flourish. Sanwo-Olu said his administration had begun the implementation of the smart ...

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Kanu: IPOB Threatens 30-Day Shutdown In South-East

The Indigenous People of Biafra has threatened to declare a month sit-at-home protest in ‘Biafraland’ if its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, is not brought to court on October 21. The Media and Publicity Secretary of the secessionist group, Emma Powerful, made this known on Wednesday in a statement made available to our correspondent in Awka, Anambra State. He said IPOB got ...

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Cooking Gas Price Hits N7,000 As NLNG Says Marketers Lack Facilities

The management of the Nigeria LNG Limited has said that marketers do not have enough infrastructure to take up its Liquefied Petroleum Gas supply. In an earlier PUNCH report, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association had said that the major cause of the rising cost of cooking gas was lack of adequate supply. The marketers claimed that foreign investors underestimated demand ...

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Herdsmen Abduct Pregnant Woman, Others Who Went Inside Forest For Special Prayer In Ogun

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have abducted three persons, including a pregnant woman, and demanded N10m ransom for each of them. The victims were reportedly kidnapped on Sunday along the Igbo-Ora-Sokoto Road while going to visit their friend in Rounda, in the Abeokuta-North Local Government Area of Ogun State. A source close to one of the victims told our correspondent that the ...

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Policeman Killed As Gunmen Invade Abuja Hotel

Armed men on Tuesday attacked Hilltop International Premium Hotel at Tunga-Maje in the Gwagwalada area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. They were said to have engaged policemen at the hotel in a gun battle and killed one of the cops. PUNCH Metro also gathered that three persons, who lodged in the hotel, were injured, while one of them was hit ...

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El-Rufai Exporting Banditry To South, Akeredolu Alleges

The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, has berated his counterpart in Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, over the latter’s comment on anti-open grazing law. El-Rufai had described the anti-open grazing laws being signed by some of the southern governors as unrealistic. But Akeredolu, in a statement issued by the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr Donald Ojogo, said ...

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Onemanocracy Is Government Of One Man, By One Man, For One Man

Uzor Maxim Uzoatu Let’s take a trip to a very strange country, a way-out country faraway from Nigeria, because I am sick and tired of being sick and tired about writing only of Nigeria. The country I’m writing about boasts of the magic of a messianic figure that initially ruled as General One Man (GOM) but has since changed his ...

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