PMB To Declare e-Nigeria Int’l Conference Open As Event Now Commences Nov 28

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has said President Muhammadu Buhari will declare the 12th Edition of e-Nigeria International Conference, Exhibitions and Awards has now been slated to commence on Thursday, 28th November, 2019. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Head of Corporate Affair and External Relations, Mrs Hadiza Umar and made available to journalists on Sunday. The three days event which was earlier scheduled to hold from 12th– 14th November, with the theme: ‘Leveraging Technology and Indigenous Innovation to Attain the Sustainable Development Goals’, will…

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Boko Haram: The Taming Of A Monster

By Dan Abakpa In September 2014, the Jonathan Presidency served a pyrrhic victory to Nigerians over claims that it has killed Boko Haram’s most vicious leader, Abubakar Shekau. The public statement excited Nigerians, but sadly turned out to be a ruse like previous such claims in July 2009 and another in late June 2013. The then Defence spokesman Chris Olukolade told reporters in Abuja that the man posing as Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau was his moniker adopted by the sect. He insisted that Shekau had been killed earlier during…

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Falana intoxicated with early wine, group chides Falana over accusation on PMB

Pro-democracy group, National Democratic Front (NDF), believes Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana’s recent attacks on President Muhammadu Buhari is a product of “intoxication with early wine”. In a recent scathing onslaught, among others, the self-acclaimed human rights lawyer had insinuated that President Buhari is contemplating a third-term agenda in 2023. However, in reaction, the NDF rubbished such notion, describing it as “unfounded, baseless and senseless”. In a press conference in Abuja on Saturday, Secretary-General, Dr Abdulakadir Bolaji, revealed that Mr Falana is nothing but a clout chaser, seeking…

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