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PDP condemns freezing of Peter Obi’s accounts

Peter Obi’s accounts: The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned what it called “the stoppage of transactions on all accounts belonging to its Vice presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi, wife, his family members and their businesses by agencies of President [...]

December 9, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari hails Ribadu: Your fearless fight against corruption has been recognised

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nuhu Ribadu, former chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for winning the anti-corruption lifetime achievement award. Ribadu was conferred with the honour at an event organised by Sheikh Tamin Bin Hamad Al Thani [...]

December 9, 2018 Government and politics

SHOCKING: ‘13.5m Nigerians’ voted manually in 2015 presidential poll — and APC got most of those votes

At least 13.5 million Nigerians voted manually — without biometric accreditation — in the 2015 presidential election, according to data from the Independent and National Electoral Commission (INEC). The data, obtained by DeepDive Intelligence, shows that President Muhammadu Buhari, then candidate [...]

December 9, 2018 Government and politics

2019: Forget the past, vote for Sanwo-Olu’s – Ambode urges Epe Division

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday urged voters in Epe Division to vote en masse for candidates of All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019 to ensure continuation of the good works of the party at the state and federal levels. [...]

December 9, 2018 Government and politics

Electoral Act: National Assembly plans to override Buhari this week

There were strong indications on Saturday evening that the Senate would, this week, begin the process to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to withhold his assent to the 2018 Electoral Act amendment bill. Senate spokesperson, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, had told [...]

December 9, 2018 Government and politics

Social Media Roundup: Are you a true Outsider?

This week on social media; regular ticket for Burna Boy's Lagos concert costs 15k, police arrest Small Doctor and other stories. Techpoint.Africa [...]

December 7, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Why Paga hired founding engineers of a startup its CEO invested in

Paga recently hired the co-founders and a top engineer of ChopUp, a Nigerian gaming company which Paga CEo, Tayo Oviosu is an open investor in. Here's how it went down. Techpoint.Africa [...]

December 7, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Google expands free Wi-Fi service, Google Station to Abuja

As part-fulfilment of plans to spread the free WiFi service to 200 locations across 5 cities in Nigeria, Google Station is now live at 3 locations in Abuja. Techpoint.Africa [...]

December 7, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Igbo in north banned from travelling over 2019 polls

People of Igbo extraction in the 19 northern states have been banned from travelling to their states of origin to vote in next year’s general elections. Any person who flouts the directive would be fined an undisclosed amount of money. [...]

December 7, 2018 Government and politics

Fight the ‘two men hindering this government’ – Aisha Buhari asks Nigerians [VIDEO]

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has challenged Nigerian men to stand up to the two people who are allegedly hindering the progress of her husband’s administration. The president’s wife said this at a national women leadership summit organised [...]

December 7, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria third most terrorised nation, says Global Terrorism Index 2018

Nigeria emerged the third most terrorised nation worldwide in the newly released 2018 Global Terrorism Index. In the report, which was released, on Wednesday, the index placed Nigeria after war-torn countries like Iraq, Afghanistan and ahead of Syria and Pakistan. The report [...]

December 6, 2018 Government and politics

Ganduje $5m bribery scandal: Kano court restrains Assembly probe panel

A Kano High Court presided over by Justice A.T. Badamasi on Thursday in Kano granted an Order of Injunction restraining Kano State House of Assembly Investigative Committee from further investigating the $5m bribery allegations involving Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. It [...]

December 6, 2018 Government and politics

BREAKING: Reps approve June 12 as Democracy Day

The House of Representatives has approved that June 12 be marked as Democracy Day in Nigeria. The approval followed the adoption of a report on a bill seeking to amend the Public Holidays Act 2004. Considering the report at the [...]

December 6, 2018 Government and politics

Every step APC took failed, says Atiku at North Central rally

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday berated the All Progressives Congress, saying steps taken by the APC since 2015 had ended in failure. He declared that the party was [...]

December 6, 2018 Government and politics

9 months after, still no external investment, TeamApt reveals impressive milestones

After only 3 years of operating in the financial tech space, TeamApt claims to record impressive milestones while still shunning institutional investment. Techpoint.Africa [...]

December 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Fayose hospitalized after auto accident on Third Mainland Bridge

Former Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose was injured yesterday when his G-Wagon Benz with registration number (Lagos) AAA 777 TM was involved in a multiple car crash in Lagos. The accident occurred on the popular Third Mainland Bridge inward Iyana [...]

December 6, 2018 Incidents

Buhari has finally made himself a symbol of mockery around the world !!

Buhari has finally made himself a symbol of mockery around the world Instead of Buhari to debunk the matter here in Nigeria, he Buhari decided to defend himself in far away Poland, about the cloning allegation by Nnamdi Kanu. now [...]

December 5, 2018 Government and politics

How Ibadan-based Crop2Cash is digitising the agric value chain, one crop at a time

Crop2Cash is an Ibadan-based startup which officially launched in May this year. Its major product, Supply Base helps agro-processors to completely manage the end-to-end of their supply chain Techpoint.Africa [...]

December 5, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Buhari is dead and this impostor Jubrin will be exposd – Bishop Oyedepo

The General overseer of the Living faith Church aka Winners Chapel, David Oyedepo is heard probing claims that President Muhammadu Buhari may have died in London 2017, and that Nigeria is being ruled by his double. The clergy while quoting [...]

December 5, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari says, I”m not a clone, watch my video here

Buhari says, I”m not a clone, watch my video here  [...]

December 4, 2018 Government and politics

Terragon’s tech hub in Ife is bridging the skills gap between school and the data science industry

By working with students and fresh graduates, Terragon wants to fix the unemployability problem in Nigeria Techpoint.Africa [...]

December 4, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Reverend Father Mbaka Predicts The Winner Of The 2019 Election, After Collecting A N2 Million Cash

Jubilation!!! Reverend Father Mbaka Predicts The Winner Of The 2019 Election, After Collecting A N2 Million Cash Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu, has predicted the winner of the Governorship election in Imo State, ahead of 2019. [...]

December 4, 2018 Religion

YORUBA LEADERS ADOPT ATIKU FOR PRESIDENCY

Some prominent Yoruba leaders under the aegis of South-West Forum has adopted the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar for the 2019 election. At the end of the colloquium tagged, “2019: South-West Speaks”, the Yoruba leaders [...]

December 4, 2018 Government and politics

2019: AGAIN, OKOROCHA-IN-LAW DUMPS DPP FOR AA

Uche Nwosu, son-in-law to Governor Rochas Okorocha has reportedly decamped from the Democratic Peoples Party(DPP) to the Action Alliance party (AA).     Nwosu, who was formerly in the All Progressives Congress,APC, is still contesting to become the next governor [...]

December 4, 2018 Government and politics

BREAKING: ALL OGUN ASSEMBLY MEMBERS, COMMISSIONERS DUMP APC

No fewer than 26 lawmakers from the Ogun State House of Assembly have defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Allied Peoples Movement (APM). Reports gathered that the aggrieved aspirants backed by Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, had [...]

December 4, 2018 Government and politics
Kim Jong Un has described Nigeria and Ghana as the backbone of Africa

GIVE ME NIGERIA AND GHANA TO RECOLONIZE AND IN ONE YEAR THEY BECOME FIRST CLASS COUNTRIES – KIM JONG UN

North Korean President, Kim Jong Un has described Nigeria and Ghana as the backbone of Africa , because according to him, “they have all the natural resources in abundance to make them the most important and sought after countries in [...]

December 3, 2018 International

23 million Nigerian girls married off in childhood – UN

The United Nations Women Africa has said Nigeria has the highest child brides in the world with 23 million girls married off in childhood. This is coming ahead of a conference holding in Lagos on Tuesday to address cultural practices [...]

December 3, 2018 International

IGP Deploys 2,000 More Police Personnel To Fight Boko Haram

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has deployed 2,000 more police personnel to the North East to fight Boko Haram terrorists under the Operation Lafiya Dole of the Nigerian Army. Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Jimoh Moshood, revealed [...]

December 3, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

BVN appears to be just another fruitless identification exercise

The Bank Verification Number (BVN) exercise that appears not to be living to its full potential after 4 years since launch. Techpoint.Africa [...]

December 3, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

N11tn stolen under Buhari’s watch – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday said over N11trn had been stolen under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, particularly, in the petroleum sector, where he sits as minister. It also challenged Buhari to respond to the alleged diversion of [...]

December 3, 2018 General
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