Justify rape, get arrested – NAPTIP tells Nigerians

Mrs Julie Okah-Donli, Director-General (DG), National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), has cautioned Nigerians to desist from justifying rape or get arrested as suspects. Okah-Donli said this while answering questions from newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday. She queried parents for not doing enough to take care of their wards and children,

By |2020-06-11T15:36:42+01:00June 11th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

How to fight cybercrime effectively – Expert

A compliance solutions expert and Managing Director of DataPro Limited, Abimbola Adeseyoju, has said Nigeria can harness data to fight cybercrime. Speaking on Monday ahead of today’s celebration of National Privacy Day, Adeyanju said the day is meant to remind operators and players within the digitalised world about their obligations on data privacy and protection

By |2020-01-28T09:01:30+01:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Social Media Regulation: Our Only Hope Under Threat- By Akinrinlola Olumide

The Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed recently informed Nigerians that President Muhammadu led administration has concluded plans to sanitise the social media through regulations; which of course, could be achieved through a proposed social media bill likely to be sent to the National Assembly soon. The Minister said that the social media space is

By |2019-11-13T13:25:37+01:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , |0 Comments

Nigerians attack Buhari for signing bill in UK

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday received some barbs from Nigerians for signing the Amended Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Bill while he is on a private visit to the United Kingdom. The President had jetted out of the country on October 28 in the first leg of the trip to Saudi Arabia, while

By |2019-11-06T06:59:36+01:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Buhari’s second tenure will be better for Nigerians- Oshiomhole

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole is confident that Nigerians will reap better economic fortunes during President Muhammadu Buhari’s second tenure. Oshiomhole gave the assurance when he hosted a delegation from the Vietnamese government yesterday in his Abuja office. The APC national chairman assured that the Buhari administration was doing necessary things to

By |2019-10-23T07:55:03+01:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |0 Comments

MTN introduces USSD Charges on customers over banking services

Nigerians react, blame APC over direct charges on subscribers  Mobile Telephone Network operator in Nigeria, popularly known as MTN, on Sunday, messaged all their customers, notifying them of the introduction of direct charges on all customers accessing banking services through the use of USSD, Starnews has learnt. The message reads: “Yello, as requested by your

By |2019-10-23T07:07:41+01:00October 20th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Hate Speech: ‘We Will Take Firm And Decisive Action’, Buhari Warns

The President has cautioned promoters of hate speech in the country to desist from such actions or get ready to face the consequences. President Muhammadu Buhari gave the warning on Tuesday in his Independence Day speech to the nation. Noting that his administration recognises the freedom of expression of the citizens, he insisted that they

By |2019-10-01T08:15:43+01:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Trump Congratulates Nigeria on 59th Independence Anniversary

The President of the United States, Donald Trump, has congratulated Nigeria on its 59th independence anniversary on October 1. He also welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari’s drive to diversify opportunities for talented, creative, and hardworking Nigerians to the benefit of both countries, Africa, and the world.  In a message personally signed by the US president Monday,

By |2019-09-30T16:19:40+01:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Xenophobia: The man who ignited the fire

This is the man whose campaign ignited the latest xenophobic attacks on foreigners in South Africa. Zweli Ndaba leads a group called the Sisonke People’s Forum. Ndaba, according to the Mail and Guardian of South Africa, mobilized hostel residents in Johannesburg and the All Truck Drivers Foundation to organize a national shutdown. His resort to

By |2019-09-16T13:53:14+01:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Buhari will take 10m Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years —Osinbajo

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that 10 million Nigerian would be out of poverty in the next 10 years. Osimbajo made this promise on Thursday at Abdullahi Fodio Palace in Birnin Kebbi when he paid a courtesy visit to the Emir of Gwandu, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashar. “President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to take

By |2019-09-13T06:18:31+01:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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