Daily Updates 

Obasanjo: Nigerian Legislators Are A Bunch Of Unarmed Robbers

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has again attacked lawmakers in the National Assembly describing them as “a bunch of unarmed robbers” because of their bogus earnings. Newbuster.com recalls that in the past, Obasanjo has criticised the lawmakers for their large pay and the controversial ‘constituency projects’ which they often include in the budget against the wishes of the Executive. Speaking as the chief host at a public presentation of a book, entitled: I am Kagara, I Weave the Sands of Sahara, held at University of Ibadan, Obasanjo urged the federal government and the…

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Biafra Daily Updates 

Nnamdi Kanu: FG Demands IPOB Leader’s Immediate Return To Prison

  The Federal Government has urged the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to revoke the bail it granted Nnamdi Kanu and return him to prison. FG argued that the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) who was granted bail on April 25, 2017 on health grounds had not only breached the conditions attached to his bail but had conducted himself in manners that threaten public peace. In a counter-motion, filed by Magaji Labaran of the Federal Ministry of Justice, FG urged the court to dismiss an application by Kanu,…

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Scholarship 

UBA Essay Competition 2017: International Essay Competition for Nigeria, Ghana and Senegal

  UBA Essay Competition 2017: International Essay Competition for Nigeria, Ghana and Senegal UBA Essay Competition 2017… United Bank for Africa Foundation, UBA Foundation is offering the 2017 edition of its National Essay Competition for Secondary School Students to be awarded scholarship to study in African Universities. See more details below; UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has announced the opening of entries for the 2015 edition of its annual National Essay Competition. The competition is part of the Foundation’s initiative to promote creative and analytical thinking in senior…

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Technology 

Igbo Presidency 2019: The Only Way For Nigeria To Appease Ndigbo – Igbo Groups

  Igbo presidency project – Prior to the 2019 general election, three groups in the South-East have released the outcome of their screening of possible presidential candidates, maintaining that the zone would not withdraw from the race. The groups, World Igbo Youth Movement, the Igbo Students’ Forum and the Igbo Diaspora Women Professionals had earlier shortlisted more than 20 Igbo indigenes for the 2019 presidency. They are resolute that there is no backing out on the Igbo presidency project in 2019. Speaking after their meeting in Enugu on Wednesday, August 16, the groups announced…

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Technology 

Globacom: Glo Nigeria Declares Tomorrow First Free Data Day

  Globacom has declared Friday, 11th August 2017, as the first Free Data Day on its network. This was announced on Wednesday by the telecommunication company which said it is keeping its earlier promise of launching Free Data Day package. A statement released by Glo said eligible subscribers will get 200 MB free data to enjoy a free day of FREE browsing, chatting, streaming, downloading, uploading and lots more. The company also said in order for customers to qualify for the data largesse, they should use 100MB plus N150 on voice calls OR…

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Daily Updates 

The Best And Worst Liveable Cities In The World

  The annual list of the ten most and least liveable cities in the world has been released with Melbourne in Australia topping the list for the seventh year running. According to the Economist Intelligence Unit-endorsed index, Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos was ranked second on the World’s Least Liveable Cities, while Damascus in Syria was ranked at the bottom of the list. The rating, part of the Worldwide Cost of Living Survey, quantifies the challenges that might be presented to an individual’s lifestyle in 140 destinations, across five broad categories of stability,…

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Crime 

Kidnapper Evans Wins First Case In Court Against Police, Trial To Continue

  The Federal High Court in Lagos has dismissed the objection of the police to the hearing of the N300m fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans. Justice Abdulaziz Anka, in a ruling on Wednesday, August 16, dismissed the argument by the police that the case was not ripe for hearing because the Inspector-General of Police and the Nigeria Police Force were served with court papers in Lagos rather than in Abuja. Justice Anka upheld the argument by Evans’ lawyer, Mr. Olukoya Ogungbeje, that…

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