The Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Shri G. Balasubramanian, and the European Union Ambassador to Nigeria and the ECOWAS, Ms. Samuela Isopi, have pledged their support to drive Foreign Direct Investment to the Lagos Free Zone (LFZ). They both made this know during an official visit to Lagos Free Zone in Lagos on Friday, January 20, 2023. About Lagos Free ZonePromoted by Singapore-based Tolaram, Lagos Free Zone is Nigeria’s first private free trade Zone. Lagos Free Zone is Nigeria’s only free Zone integrated with the Lekki deep sea port, allowing access to regional and international markets. With a focus on the ease of doing business, Lagos Free Zone is at the forefront of serving your business in Nigeria.
No African country has ever won the World Cup, and we will all be overjoyed if they did in the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Nigerians are rallying behind their brothers that are competing for the World Cup trophy. This will be Tunisia’s sixth appearance at the World Cup and they have never made it to the knockout stage. Whereas for Ghana, they have now qualified for the World Cup three times prior to their recent qualification for the 2022 World Cup, and had advanced from the group stages on two occasions. Let’s support our brothers and make history in the FIFA World Cup 2022 taking place in Qatar.3 months ago Daily Post Nigeria
The organisation made the observation in Enugu during a press conference where it said 12 States have been placed on watchlist ahead of the polls. It accused the INEC of plots to disenfranchise many eligible voters while preparing foreigners and underage voters to participate in the forthcoming polls. According to him, “we identified 20 million ineligible identities, estimated 2 million illegal immigrants and 8 million underage children,” he claimed. The organisation also alleged that out of expected 32 million votes, 14 million will be living votes, while 18 million will be dead votes, describing underage and alien votes as dead votes. The 12 States host the largest concentration of registered underage and illegal migrants, as well as imported criminal thumb-printers of ballot papers.1 month ago Daily Post Nigeria
Internet disruption is a weapon by the government to silence citizens’ unrest which remains worryingly high, DAILY POST reports. Research co-created by Surfshark and NetBlocks shows that Asia is the most censorship-intensive region worldwide, while Africa follows. According to the research, there were 66 internet blackouts in six countries — Internet was shut down locally in three countries and territories (India, the Jammu and Kashmir region, and Pakistan) while in Burkina Faso, Kazakhstan, and Sudan — internet connections were cut down nationwide. In Nigeria, in 2021, five States across Nigeria shut down the Internet at different points. “In addition, when the internet is disrupted, journalists are unable to use encrypted messaging services that rely on the internet.3 months ago Daily Post Nigeria
The former Senate minority leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has said Nigeria is on the brink of collapse. The senator said only a revolution or total overhaul of the country can save her from collapsing. Handling the theme: Nigeria at crossroads – which way forward, Abaribe said: “The way Nigeria is at the moment unless there is a revolution or a total overhaul of every aspect of the system, not even Angels descending from heaven can salvage the situation. “In discussing the way forward for Nigeria, we first must deal with the big elephant in the room about Ndigbo and Nigeria. “What Ndigbo want in Nigeria is a nation that works for all where everyone is treated equally.3 months ago Daily Post Nigeria
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 11, 2023, for the conduct of Bayelsa, Imo and Kogi governorship elections. National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, of INEC, Festus Okoye, disclosed this on Tuesday evening. A security source disclosed this yesterday while reacting to the security advisory by the US Mission in Nigeria. The 42-year-old of Indian ancestry was on Tuesday appointed PM by King Charles III after their meeting at Buckingham Palace. Tinubu was reacting to comments by Obaseki that Nigeria would break up should the APC win the next presidential election.3 months ago Daily Post Nigeria
Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, several music, movie and comedy stars are working to ensure that their preferred presidential candidates clinched the top position in the country. Some of the celebrities were conspicuously seen during recent rallies for Obi and Tinubu in Lagos State. Recall that Nollywood actors, John Ikechukwu Okafor, popularly known as Mr. Ibu, Harry B Anyanwu and others had prior to primary elections, endorsed the former Lagos State governor. Similarly, veteran Nollywood actors Kanayo O. Kanayo, Keneth Okonkwo amongst other top celebrities had declared their support for the Labour Party’s candidate Peter Obi. “Davido is a PDP supporter and we don’t expect him to be working for a candidate of another party.3 months ago Daily Post Nigeria
Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), on Tuesday, said the Nigerian Navy has failed in its constitutional role of protecting the nation’s maritime borders and bringing oil thieves to book and therefore should be restructured and unbundled. HURIWA’s comments followed the Nigerian Navy’s recent defence of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited over “insincere and exaggerated oil theft figures”. “But the Navy has failed woefully to nab oil thieves. It is a known fact that there is a complicity between security agents, especially naval officers, government officials and oil thieves. “Buhari should be more interested in finding and punishing these oil thieves or else in the near future, he will face justice for failing to deploy state powers to catch the crude oil thieves.”1 month ago Daily Post Nigeria