Category: News

Nigerian Invents App To Beat Fuel Scarcity

Subomi Owo-Odusi has invented FueledUp, an app touted as a digital platform that would help consumers beat the stress associated with purchasing petrol or diesel in Nigeria, especially in situations of scarcity, price fluctuations and amticipated inconvenience to the user. FueledUP is due to launch at the end of May that will deliver fuel straight…

Institute Kicks Against Govt’s Nuclear Plans

he Nigerian Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (NIEEE) has condemned the Federal Government move to deploy nuclear technology to solve the country’s lingering electricity crisis. The association, in a statement signed by the National Chairman, Emmanuel Akinwole, said that the country lacks the critical factor of maintenance culture to engage itself in such a…

Germany frees Nigerian ‘IS attack suspects’ for lack of evidence

German police Friday released an Iraqi and a Nigerian man arrested a day earlier after finding no evidence for their initial suspicion that the two may have planned a jihadist attack. Prosecutors had said Thursday the 46-year-old Iraqi and the Nigerian, 29, were being held in the Munich area on suspicion they had links with…

Why there is renewed electoral violence in Nigeria- Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, has told the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu to first purge the electoral commission under him of partisanship and election manipulations before seeking the establishment of Electoral Offences Tribunal, saying, “INEC under the present dispensation is the number one electoral offender and that electoral reform without INEC…

EFCC arraigns NAMA MD, four others for alleged N6.9bn fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Thursday, arraigned five staff of Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) before Justice Kuewumi Babs of the Federal High Court Lagos on 21- count charge of conspiracy, forgery and money laundering. The accused persons are Ibrahim Abdulsalam, managing director of the agency; Nnamdi Udoh, former managing director (still at…