Ooni of Ife Oba Ogunwusi says Ifa oracle is precursor of Google and other Internet search engines

OONI of Ife Oba Enitan Ogunwusi has revealed the Internet search engine Google originated in Ile-Ife as the Ifa oracle starting off as a form divination was all about sourcing for information and knowledge through traditional consultation.

 

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How Nigeria can cash in on the UK’s Brexit madness

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) This week, President Buhari was in the Middle East seeking investment in Nigeria, while Professor Osinbajo was in Rwanda trying to boost our relations with our African brethren. In both instances, they are trying to cash in on the fact that Nigeria will always be the primary investment destination in Africa from where everyone can reach out to the rest of the continent

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Arewa Consultative Assembly calls emergency meeting in response to Zamfara and Kaduna killings

NORTHERN Nigeria's pan-cultural umbrella body the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has called an emergency for today to discuss the growing insecurity across the region following the upsurge in violence across several states.

 

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Inec reveals timetable for gubernatorial elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states due on November 2

NIGERIA'S Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) has released a timetable for the conduct of gubernatorial elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states showing that they will both go to the polls to elect their respective governors on November 2 this year.

 

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Ipob lambasts NJC for recommending that Onnoghen be retired saying it succumbed to pressure

SECESSIIONIST group the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) has lashed out at the Nigerian Judicial Council (NJC) for recommending that the chief judge of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen proceed on voluntary retirement claiming it did so under pressure.

 

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Rochas warns Ndigbo not to expect much during Buhari's second term as they voted against APC

GOVERNOR Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has warned that Ndigbo would get very little from the federal government during President Muhammadu Buhari's second term because the southeast geo-political zone did not vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC).

 

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Buhari returns to Nigeria a day earlier than scheduled in response to Zamfara and Kaduna killings

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has cut short his trip to the Middle East and returned to Nigeria a day ahead of schedule in response to the growing insecurity in the country after reports of killings in Zamfara and Kaduna states.

 

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Zamfara gold deposits offer us the opportunity to kill two birds with one stone

By Ayo Akinfe

[1] This week, two serious issues have been in the news bordering on insecurity in Nigeria. The first has been that some repentant members of Boko Haram have been recruited into the Nigerian Army and the other is that gold mining in Zamfara State has fuelled the ongoing banditry there. No doubt, both issues are very emotive as apart from the fact that they raise security concerns among ordinary Nigerians, they must scare potential foreign investors to death

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New World Bank report Africa's Pulse laments slip in Nigeria economy between 2015 and 2018

NIGERIA's economic growth slipped significantly between 2015 and 2018 according to a new report by the World Bank titled Africa’s Pulse which looked at the macroeconomic variables of 44 sub-Saharan African countries between 1995 and 2018.

 

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Akwa Ibom's Governor Emmanuel declines to approve bill forcing companies to employ local people

AKWA Ibom State's Governor Udom Emmanuel will not be assenting to a bill passed by the state house of assembly making it compulsory for companies hire indigenes and local people because the government sees such a law as unenforceable.

 

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