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Navy nabs 21 suspected oil thieves
The navy, NNS Delta, has arrested 21 suspected illegal oil bunkerers. They have already been handed over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Benin City office in Edo State, for investigation and possible prosecution. Also, vessels reportedly used for the operation were impounded. The suspects are: George Nwafor, John Obukene, Elijah Ibitoye, Lawal…
How CoinCola OTC Bitcoin aim to satisfy Nigerians with exclusive bonuses
Bitcoin has been in the news lately thanks to the recent Bull Run the number one cryptocurrency is experiencing in various markets worldwide. For a lot of people who aren’t tech inclined, the name Bitcoin is just another technology to avoid thanks to the news of various scams making the rounds in the media. The…
Messaging app flaim generates over 100, 000 downloads in first week
Messaging app flaim has launched in Nigeria, generating over 100, 000 downloads in its first week. It is designed as a new messaging solution to replace the outdated and insecure apps on the market. Launching with four leading carriers in Nigeria, flaim’s owners say it is set to become one of the fastest growing apps…
Nigeria to join Africa Free Trade Zone, Enelamah says
Nigeria will sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement as soon as President Muhammadu Buhari approves an impact-assessment report he asked for, the country’s trade minister said. Nigeria is one of 29 countries yet to sign the agreement seeking to boost intra-African trade, stimulate investment and innovation. The trade deal comes into effect May 30…
Young Muslim women urged to leverage on technology
It was a mind-blowing experience at the 3rd edition of Dare to Inspire (DTI) Mentoring Session where young Muslim women gathered to learn from leading business women and industry experts on how technology and digitization is shaping our future. The event which took place at the Laroche Leadership Foundation, Gbagada had in attendance very accomplished…
GEEP and financial inclusion: an inside look at the impact of GEEP loans on beneficiaries
The Government Enterprise and Empowerment Program (GEEP) grants interest-free loans of between N10,000 to N300,000 in a graduating scale of N10,000; N20,000; N50,000; N100,000; and N300,000. Traders either start at N10,000 (TraderMoni), or N50,000 (MarketMoni), or N300,000 (FarmerMoni) depending on the scale of their current trade, and preparedness to meet the criteria at each level. When beneficiaries take a loan and pay back, they automatically qualify for the next higher amount. One of the primary goals of GEEP is to increase financial inclusion and support for citizens at the lowest base of the economic pyramid.
NFF allays fears over terrorist attacks in Egypt
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) believes the forthcoming African Nations Cup in Egypt will be safe for the participants despite the recent terrorist attacks in the host country.
Ooni of Ife endorses The Guardian’s Nigeria Royal Summit
The Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, has endorsed the Nigeria Royal Summit holding on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. The Guardian is packaging it in collaboration with an event management outfit, Ontogeny.
Cheprot, Korio, others arrive today as Okpekpe Race screening begins
Kenya’s Alex Korio (2015 men’s champion), Simon Cheprot (2016 men’s champion) and Polline Wanjiku (2016 women’s champion) will lead over 35 international elite athletes to Nigeria today ahead of Saturday’s IAAF silver label Okpekpe international ...
Nigerian football mourns Solomon Ogbeide
Stakeholders in Nigerian football yesterday described the late Coach Solomon Ogbeide as one of the last remaining custodians of the country’s football culture, saying his demise has taken a lot out of the game.
Kano Pillars, Niger United continue winning streak as Seasiders draw again
Kano Pillars Handball Club maintained their 100 per cent record in the on-going Prudent Energy Handball League by recording their seventh win in the competition, which resumed yesterday in Abuja.