Tag Archives — Nigeria

Find Your PVC Pickup Location Online

According to INEC, the PVC (Permanent Voters Card) is smart card based voters’ identity with voter’s information such as bio-data, bio-metric and facial image. The card technology provides adequate security features to reduce vulnerability to counterfeiting and shall be used for identification and authentication of voters during elections in Nigeria. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is currently doing everything possible to ensure that every validly registered voter get his/her Permanent Voter Card (PVC) to be able to exercise their franchise in the 2015 General Election. To make it easier for voters to get their PVC, INEC has decentralized PVC pickups. Hence, you can now pickup your PVC at your ward. Continue reading

Humanity vs Ebola: The Winning Strategies in a Terrifying War

“Ebola threatens everything that makes us human,” says Bruce Aylward of the World Health Organization. With calm measure, he walks us through how the Ebola epidemic exploded — and how international alarm only fed the exponential growth of the problem. He shares four strategies critical to beating Ebola — and how they are succeeding, starting in Lofa County, Liberia, which was at the center of the outbreak but where no new case has been registered in weeks. The fight against Ebola is not won, he underscores, but if we do things right, we can look optimistically at our ability to fight back against epidemics. Continue reading

Muhammadu Buhari’s Covenant With Nigerians


It no news that General Muhammadu Buhari emerged the winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential ticket. Which means Buhari will be running for the president of Nigeria in 2015. Muhammadu Buhari is a Nigerian politician and a retired Major General in the Nigerian Army who was the military ruler of Nigeria from December 31, 1983 to August 27, 1985. Continue reading

Gombe State needs Intervention to Boost trade

Gombe State, located in the northeastern part of Nigeria, is one of Nigeria’s 36 states; its capital is Gombe. The boundaries of the state roughly correspond to those of the Tangale-Waja Chiefdom and Gombe Emirate, a traditional state. According to a comment I received by a reader living in Gombe, he stated that Gombe needs needs the government intervention to boost trade. Continue reading

List of Winners for 3rd YouWin Nigeria Business Competition

The list of Winners for 3rd YouWiN Nigeria competition is out. The provisional list was released on September 23, 2014 after careful screening. A total of 1,500 applicants were selected across the six geo-political zones out of the about 144,000 candidates that applied for it when it was launched on November 23rd, 2013. On February 14th, 2014, the 1st stage applications was closed and successful 1st stage winners notified on April 2nd, 2014. On April 10, 2014, training started for 1st stage winners. Continue reading

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