Breaking: Another earthquake hits Turkey 24 hours after, death toll rises

February 7, 2023 Mail Online 0

Another earthquake hit Turkey early Tuesday morning after two others devastated the country and its neighbour Syria a day earlier, killed at least 4,800 people and trapped scores more under the rubble of collapsed buildings. The 5.8-magnitude quake struck at a depth of 1.2 miles in central Turkey, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said, as rescue efforts continued and as the death toll in Read More

February 10 deadline on naira swap: Judge orders CBN on compliance, El-Rufai, Bello, Matawalle drag FG to Supreme Court

As the scarcity of old and new Naira notes lingers, Kaduna, Kogi and Zamfara state governments have jointly dragged the federal government before the Supreme Court over the February 10 deadline for the expiration of the old naira notes. The three states are controlled by the  All Progressives Congress(APC) governors namely, Nasir el-Rufai, Yahaya Bello and Mohammed Mutawallen respectively.    Read More

Senegal down Algeria, lift 2023 CHAN title

February 5, 2023 Sportstar 0

Senegal completed a double when it beat host Algeria 5-4 on penalties after a 0-0 draw to win the African Nations Championship (CHAN) final on Saturday. Golden Boot winner Aymen Mahious had a chance to win a competition reserved for footballers playing in their country of birth when he stepped forward to take the 10th spot-kick. But his attempt was Read More

How content creators are ruling entertainment space, others – Alimat

February 4, 2023 Editor 0

Model and Content Creator, Suleman Alimat Sadia also known as pride_evy, has shared her experience in the entertainment industry. According to Alimat, content creators are ruling the entertainment space in Nigeria and beyond, “as we are witnessing daily “From skit productions, to stand up comedies, to other sectors in the entertainment industry, we’re making waves in the industry. “If you Read More

Breaking: Kenyan, Ethiopian win 8th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

February 4, 2023 Editor 0

A Kenyan Elkanah Kibet has won the 8th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon staged on Saturday February 4, 2023. Kibet who is also an American clinched the diadem with a time of 2:14:00 and has grabbed $50,000 prize tag for the Marathon. He overtook meet record holder and former race leader David Bamasai at the 26km mark to clinch the 2023 Lagos City Marathon. Alemenseh Guta of Read More

Pointek harps on improving service delivery

February 1, 2023 Editor 0

A service-based technology, Pointek, has stressed the need for improved service delivery in Nigeria and beyond. While speaking more on the need to guarantee quality service beyond financial pricing, a client, Wisdom Ebuka, said, “For some persons, service delivery is the most prized asset, when it comes to making a choice on who to rely on. “While others seek cheap Read More

Emeka Oguchi: Meet Nigeria’s most sought after tech expert

February 1, 2023 Editor 0

Philanthropist, Entrepreneur, and Tech Expert, Emeka Oguchi, has been seen to be Nigeria’s most sought after Tech Expert. Emeka Oguchi who holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the Enugu State University of Science and Technology, is a genius in technology. Oguchi, an Alumnus of the Lagos Business School, has solved tech problems for organizations and multinationals Read More

Poolee gadgets and challenges confronting business development

January 30, 2023 Editor 0

In a time like this, many businesses in Nigeria are facing different challenges, ranging from inconsistency in government and policies, poor and inadequate infrastructure; lack of skills; economic downturn, forex instability, among others. In venturing into business development, one must be disciplined, resilience, and dedicated to the business. The story of poolee_gadgets is by the grace of God, a story Read More

Not January 31… CBN reveals new deadline for use of old naira notes

January 29, 2023 Editor 0

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced a 10-day extension of the deadline for the use of old naira notes, after pressure from Nigerians and scarcity of the new naira notes. The CBN governor, revealed this when he spoke on Sunday morning in Daura, Katsina State, after a meeting with the President Muhammadu Buhari, who is in his home Read More

Nigerian footballer slumps, confirmed dead

January 28, 2023 Editor 0

A Nigerian footballer, Segun Idowu, has been confirmed dead after he earlier slumped while featuring for his club Barnet FC in the ongoing FA Cup inside Confluence stadium Lokoja, Kogi state. The shocking incident was confirmed in a statement from the Chairman, Kogi State Football Association, Alhaji Suleiman Umar, on Saturday. Part of the statement reads, “Who are we to Read More

Casemiro rings brace as Manchester United muscle Reading in FA Cup clash

January 28, 2023 BBC 0

Casemiro scored twice as Manchester United cruised past Reading to reach the fifth round of the FA Cup at Old Trafford. After a frustrating first period for the hosts the Brazil midfielder broke the Royals’ resistance early in the second half, scooping in the first of his two goals after racing on to Antony’s incisive pass. He doubled United’s lead Read More

Imo: Agulanna bounces back as PDP Reps candidate

January 28, 2023 Chidiebere Iwuoha, Owerri 0

Following a fresh primary election conducted by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for Aboh Mbaise/ Ngor Okpala Federal Constituency in Imo State, Friday January 27, 2023, Engr. Albert Agulanna has re-emerged as the party’s candidate, beating his rival, Dr Ugochukwu Uzoma, with 50 votes to 2. The Court of Appeal Owerri Division, presided over by Justice Rita Nosakhare Pemu, had Read More

[Breaking] 2023 general elections: Again, INEC extends period for PVC collection

January 28, 2023 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday January 28, 2023 announced that the period Nigerians have to collect their Permanent Voter Cards has been extended to February 5. A statement by the INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Festus Okoye said, “It will be recalled that at the meeting with RECs on Friday, 28th January 2023, the Read More

Oyetola wins as Tribunal passes judgement on Osun governorship election

January 27, 2023 Editor 0

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Osogbo has annulled the result of the July 16, 2022 Osun governorship poll and declared Adegboyega Oyetola of All Progressives Congress (APC) winner. Oyetola and APC had petitioned against the victory of the PDP’s Ademola Adeleke who is the incumbent governor of the state. In delivering the judgement, Justice Tertsea Aorga Kume-led Osun State Read More

Breaking: Nasarawa governor loses son

January 27, 2023 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

Nasarawa state Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has lost his son, Alhaji Hassan Sule, at the early hours of Friday January 27, 2023 This was disclosed in a statement by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary (CPS) Ibrahim Addra and made available to Blueprint, in Lafia. “His Excellency Engr. Abdullahi A. Sule, Executive Governor of Nasarawa state on behalf of his family announces Read More

Breaking: Ex-football star Kolo Toure sacked as Wigan coach, 2 months after

January 26, 2023 BBC 0

Wigan Athletic have sacked boss Kolo Toure after he failed to win any of his nine games in charge. The former Arsenal and Manchester City defender was only appointed as Leam Richardson’s successor in November. However, the Latics took just two points from his seven Championship matches at the helm and are bottom of the table, four points from safety. Read More

Again, gunmen kill Police operative, civilian in Imo

January 26, 2023 Editor 0

There seems to be no end in sight on the story of  unexpected killings in Imo State as a police seargent by name Chinyere was Thursday afternoon allegedly murdered by unknown gunmen. The incident took place along the ever busy Owerri-Aba road in Owerri North local government area of Imo State. Also reportedly gunned down along side the police officer was Read More

[Breaking] Naira swap deadline: House of Representatives threaten arrest warrant on Emefiele, others if…

January 26, 2023 Joshua Egbodo, Abuja 0

Controversies surrounding the January 31 deadline fixed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for citizens to swap old currency with new naira notes has taken a new dimension, with Speaker of the House of Reprsentatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, threatening to issue a warrant of arrest against stakeholders, if they fail to honour invitation. The House had on Tuesday, constituted an Read More

Breaking: Scores feared dead as gunmen attack herdsmen

January 25, 2023 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

At least, 27 dead bodies of Fulani pastoralists have been recovered after an attacked allegedly by Tiv gunmen at Nasarawa, Benue boarder in Rukubi community of Doma local government area of Nasarawa state. But a source said those killed were up to 50 he4 The community was said to have come under attack by suspected Tiv gunmen on Tuesday night between Read More

Breaking: PDP governorship candidate is dead

January 25, 2023 Editor 0

About two months to the governorship election in Nigeria, a gubernatorial candidate Prof. Uchenna Ikonne has passed on. Blueprint reports that Prof. Ikonne is the People’s Democratic Party governorship candidate in Abia state. His first son Chikezie Uche-Ikonne confirmed his demise on Wednesday January 25, 2023, His message reads, “I regret to announce the death of my dear father, Prof Read More

Lending rate increase: Coalition commends Emefiele, backs CBN

January 25, 2023 Editor 0

A coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) under the auspices of Coalition of Civil Society on Good Governance, CCSGG, Tuesday, hailed the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Governor, Godwin Emefiele, over lending rate of 17.5 per cent to contain current inflationary trend. This was contained in a statement signed by the President, CCSGG, Bassey Etuk, and Secretary, CCSGG, Abubakar Ibrahim, Read More