MonthFebruary 2017

Presidency reveals how it will fight fake news on social media

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Digital Media, Tolu Ogunlesi, has revealed that the government is working on a social media policy, which will be ready before the first half of this year is over. He stated this on the second day of the Social Media Week in Lagos, during an interactive session moderated by […] Presidency reveals how it will fight fake news on social media [hmp_player]

Buhari’s critic, Tunde Gbadamosi sues DSS over arrest, detention

A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain in Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Gbadamosi has sued the Department of State Services, DSS, over his arrest and continued detention by the agency. Gbadamosi was arrested by the DSS in Lagos on February 21, 2017 and was immediately taken to Abuja, where he has been in custody ever since, […] Buhari’s critic, Tunde Gbadamosi sues DSS over arrest, detention [hmp_player]

Nigeria must stop importation of petroleum products urgently – Kachikwu

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, has called for a stop to the importation of petroleum products into Nigeria. He said this in his ministerial address titled: ‘Reforming and repositioning the oil and gas industry in Nigeria’ at the ongoing Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference in Abuja on Tuesday. Kachikwu said it was […] Nigeria must stop importation of petroleum products urgently – Kachikwu [hmp_player]

Six hospitalised as Police, DSS barricade Peace Corps office

At least six officers of the Nigerian Peace Corps were seriously injured, with three lying unconscious at the National Hospital, Abuja, after the men of the Nigeria Police and the Department of State Services (DSS) raided the National Headquarters of the Peace Corps. The National Commandant of the Corps, Amb. (Dr.) Dickson Akoh and 45 […] Six hospitalised as Police, DSS barricade Peace Corps office [hmp_player]

It is normal for Barcelona to depend on Messi – Enrique

Barcelona manager, Luis Enrique has said his team’s reliance on Lionel Messi is perfectly normal, when you have “the best player in the world”. Messi has kept Barca’s title charge alive, with late winners against Leganes and Atletico Madrid in their last two fixtures. The five-time World Player of the Year, has over a year […] It is normal for Barcelona to depend on Messi – Enrique [hmp_player]

Egbuchulam joins BK Hacken from Enugu Rangers

Chisom Egbuchulam has joined Swedish club, BK Hacken, on a season-long loan from Enugu Rangers. The forward has the option of a three-year permanent deal with the 2016 Swedish Cup champions. Egbuchulam scored 16 goals and provided 11 assists, as Enugu won the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title last season. “Moving to Europe is […] Egbuchulam joins BK Hacken from Enugu Rangers [hmp_player]