Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag "Nigerians"

    Mbaka: We can’t reach Buhari because of the people around him

Mbaka: We can’t reach Buhari because of the people around him

Ejike Mbaka, spiritual director of the Adoration Ministry Enugu (AMEN), has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to reach out to clerics in order to know the truth about the economy.He said this at the church's auditorium during the cross over service to 2017.“We cannot reach him for advice because of the kind of people around him,” he said.Mbaka also asked the [...]

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    MMM founder writes Buhari, says ‘you know nothing about our system’

MMM founder writes Buhari, says ‘you know nothing about our system’

Sergey Mavrodi, founder of MMM, has written an open letter to the Nigerian government to justify the importance of the popular Ponzi scheme.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the letter was displayed on the page of all participants of the scheme.Mavrodi warned the federal government that if the Ponzi scheme collapses, millions of Nigerians will suffer, noting that [...]

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    Nigerians ‘spend 193 minutes’ on their smartphones every day

Nigerians ‘spend 193 minutes’ on their smartphones every day

Elo Umeh, Twinpine Founder, a digital marketing firm, says  Nigerians spend 193 minutes on their smartphones daily, adding that businesses must understand this to stay atop.Umeh said leveraging the digital revolution by tapping into the power of ‘Big Data’ will help businesses stay close and understand their market better, especially in 2017.He disclosed this while speaking on ‘The Future of Mobile [...]

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    Nigeria has ‘3rd highest’ number of migrants crossing Mediterranean

Nigeria has ‘3rd highest’ number of migrants crossing Mediterranean

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says Nigeria ranks third among countries with the highest number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean sea.Sani disclosed this in Abuja on Wednesday when Michel Arron, the ambassador of the European Union (EU) to Nigeria, paid him a courtesy visit in his office.He highlighted the risks involved in the journey, and urged the government to [...]

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    3 Cameroonians arrested for ‘stealing’ petroleum products

3 Cameroonians arrested for ‘stealing’ petroleum products

Men of the Nigerian Navy in Akwa Ibom, have arrested three Cameroonians and a Nigerian with 66 drums of suspected stolen petroleum products.Siyanbade Adedokun, commanding officer of the Nigerian Naval Ship, (NNS) forward operation base in Akwa Ibom, paraded the suspects before journalists in Ibaka.Adedokun said a wooden boat equipped with two 40 horsepower outboard engines had also been seized from the [...]

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    Ndume: We’re not pretending… there’s no solution to suffering of Nigerians

Ndume: We’re not pretending… there’s no solution to suffering of Nigerians

Ali Ndume, senate leader, has asserted that there is no solution on ground to alleviate the hardship being experienced by a large percentage of Nigerians.The senator also said restructuring of the country can only be achieved by means of negotiation, while "no one should claim the monopoly over the interests of the people".Addressing journalist in Abuja on Tuesday, Ndume said: [...]

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    Obasanjo: So far, Buhari has not disappointed us

Obasanjo: So far, Buhari has not disappointed us

Olusegun Obasanjo, former president, has expressed confidence in President Muhammadu Buhari's ability to "overcome" Nigeria's challenges.Speaking with journalists  in Taraba state on Friday, Obasanjo said he was certain that Buhari would not disappoint Nigerians.“So far, Buhari has not disappointed us," he said. "I trust him; he will not fail Nigerians. I know he will overcome the challenges the country is [...]

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    Divine Oduduru crashes out of 200m semis ‘when we never expected it’

Divine Oduduru crashes out of 200m semis ‘when we never expected it’

Divine Oduduru failed to qualify for the Rio Olympic 200 metres final, crashing out of the race after finishing seventh in the semi-final heat.Oduduru showed enormous potential in the heats, with a personal best of 20: 34 seconds in the semi-final, coming second behind world's fastest man, Usain Bolt.The performance of the I-never-expected-it runner at the heat raised the expectations of Nigerians for at least [...]

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    Three Nigerians executed in Indonesia

Three Nigerians executed in Indonesia

Three Nigerians and an Indonesian were on Thursday executed for drug trafficking offences.The Indonesian government was meant to execute 14 alleged drug traffickers, but a reprieve of uncertain duration was granted to 10 out of the lot.Among those on death row include six Nigerians, four Indonesians, two Zimbabweans, one Indian and one Pakistani.Noor Rachmad, deputy attorney-general, said the four individuals [...]

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    2 Nigerians named among 10 wanted fraudsters in the UK

2 Nigerians named among 10 wanted fraudsters in the UK

Two Nigerians are among 10 wanted fraudsters in the United Kingdom, according to a list published on Tuesday by City of London Police and the National Crime Agency.The 10 wanted fraudsters were linked to over £20 million worth of fraudulent acts in the UK and abroad.Forty-one-year-old Bayo Lawrence Anoworin is wanted by Lincolnshire Police in connection with fraud offences and money laundering.Anoworin [...]

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    Buhari promises Nigerians better days ahead

Buhari promises Nigerians better days ahead

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to be patient with his administration while noting that he is aware of the millions who are living from hand to mouth.In a statement released on Tuesday to commemorate Eid-el Fitr, which marks the completion of the Muslim Ramadan fast, President Buhari promised Nigerians better days ahead."I felicitate with all Nigerians, especially the Muslim [...]

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    Utomi: Nigerians may soon queue to buy salt

Utomi: Nigerians may soon queue to buy salt

Pat Utomi, professor of political economy and management expert, says Nigerians may start queuing to buy salt if the government fails to deal with the fundamentals of the economy.Speaking on Sunrise Daily, a breakfast programme on Channels Television, on Thursday, Utomi said the government needs to deal with the fundamentals of a producing economy.He said Nigeria should “learn from history” to fix the [...]

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