Sequel to its launch only last week, the Edo Innovates tech cluster has concluded modalities for The Hack Edo Series, a multi-dimensional initiative to identify and incubate the best ideas that tackle problems of power generation and distribution faced by individuals, businesses and the digital ecosystem, with a N3.5 million prize money.
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On June 6, 2018, Nigerians woke up to news that President Muhammadu Buhari had done what many before him were unable to do by awarding the highest honour of the land, the Grand Commander of the Federal Republic, to late Chief Moshood Abiola. The move triggered a heated debate between pro and anti-Buhari elements in […]
Argentina defender Gabriel Mercado admitted his team’s World Cup hopes will be on the line in Thursday’s second group game against Croatia. Lionel Messi missed a penalty as Argentina were held to a surprise 1-1 draw by tournament debutants Iceland in their Group D opener at the weekend. Croatia lead the group after a 2-0 […]
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dayo Adeyeye, on Monday accused Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti of harassing traditional rulers and sacking civil servants and appointees supporting Kayode Fayemi. The former Minister of State for Works also said the governor should be held responsible for the destruction of the campaign materials of the […]
The chairman of the Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Jide Awe, has refuted claims in some quarters that the party was planning to rig its candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi into office in the forthcoming governorship election. Awe said the party has strong credentials of performance to win under a free […]
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The Aliko Dangote Foundation on Monday inaugurated 200 housing units and a school it constructed for widows and orphans among Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno. Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Executive Chairman of the foundation said at the inauguration in Maiduguri that it was in fulfilment of a pledge he made two years ago. He disclosed […]
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The Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, Stefanou Pontesilli, says no fewer than 1500 Nigerians are serving jail terms for various offences in Italy. Pontesilli who made the disclosure in an interview with newsmen in Abuja said the number was huge. “In Italy we have about 1500 Nigerians in jail for various offences. It is a big […]
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Providence People’s Congress (PPC), has threatened legal action against Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for allegedly disqualifying and expunging the name of its governorship candidate, Pastor Stephen Obasola from the July 14 election. Obasola, according to the party, emerged through a primary supervised by INEC at the party’s secretariat located at Okesa area in Ado Ekiti, alleging that the PPC flag bearer was technically disqualified from the race without reason.
England beat Tunisia 2-1 in their opening World Cup group game on Monday thanks to an injury-time header from Harry Kane. Kane had opened the scoring in the first half before Tunisia drew level through a contested Ferjani Sassi penalty and England struggled until Kane’s late header. Details later… AFP
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has led members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Council to Ekiti State and charged the All Progressives Congress (APC) to be ready to accept defeat in good faith [...]
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Former governors of Osun and Ondo states, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola and Dr Olusegun Mimiko, on Monday, held separate meetings with a former governor of Oyo State and leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator [...]
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Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Dr. Nsima Ekere, has stirred the hornet's nest as he accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of poor funding of the interventionist agency during his administration, which lasted six years.
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Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti Former Vice President Abubakar Atiku has called on the All Progressives Congress to prepare to accept defeat by the Peoples Democratic Party in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State. He advised the party to be ready to follow PDP’s footsteps as it also conceded defeat in the 2015 presidential […]
Croatia striker, Mario Mandzukic, has admitted that he was shocked that a penalty was awarded against Nigeria, in their 2-0 win last Saturday. Super Eagles’ defender, William Troost-Ekong, was adjuged to have fouled Manzukic inside the box. Luka Modric stepped up and sent Francis Uzoho the wrong way to make it 2-0, after Oghenekaro Etebo’s […]
Arsenal will announce the signing of Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno on Tuesday, according to reports in Germany. SportBILD claims that Leno will be presented as a Gunners player, having agreed terms on a five-year contract. New Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, has been keen to land the 26-year-old, as he was not too impressed by […]
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President Donald Trump vowed on Monday that the United States would not become a "migrant camp" as he faced mounting pressure to stop families being separated as a deterrent to illegal immigration.
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