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Daily Archives: February 19, 2018

3 possible reasons Leo-Stan Ekeh bought Konga

A peaceful weekend was rattled by news that the Zinox Group had acquired Konga, one of Nigeria’s biggest eCommerce giants in a sudden swoop. The Zinox Group is a technology company that built Nigeria’s first internationally certified computer systems and [...]

February 5, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Weekly Tech Events #5: New Media conference, Startup Weekend Women Abia, more

From the New Media conference to youth empowerment mentorship program, here a couple of events going down this week that might interest you. The post Weekly Tech Events #5: New Media conference, Startup Weekend Women Abia, more appeared first on Techpoint.ng. [...]

February 5, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
Olisa Metu

BREAKING: Igbo Group Angered By Justice Abang Forcing Olisa Metuh To Appear in Court On A Stretcher.

A CURIOUS CASE OF OPEN BIAS BY JUSTICE ABANG AGAINST OLISA METUH: AN APPEAL FOR INTERVENTION BY THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF NIGERIA A curious observer of the ongoing trial of those charged in connection with alleged embezzlement of arms fund [...]

February 5, 2018 Law

Startup Profile: boardX — get affordable business and ad deals in Nigerian Universities

boardX is a classified ads site where students buy and sell goods and services, search for accommodation and also advertise for free on campuses. Alao Joel (Founder) and Iyoha Brian (CTO) launched BoardX on October 1, 2017, specifically for Nigerian [...]

February 5, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Take your startup to the next level with $5,000 funding

As part of the federal government’s drive to boost job creation, youth employment and enterprise in Nigeria, the job creation team in the office of the vice president, working with relevant government ministries and agencies, is supporting the establishment of [...]

February 5, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: boardX — get affordable business and ads deals  in Nigerian Universities

BoardX is a classified ads site where students buy and sell goods and services, search for accommodation and also advertise for free on campuses. Alao Joel (Founder) and Iyoha Brian (CTO) launched BoardX on October 1, 2017, specifically for Nigerian [...]

February 5, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

JUST IN: Olisa Metuh arrives court in ambulance

A former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, arrived the Federal High Court, Abuja, venue of his ongoing corruption trial on a stretcher after being taken down from an ambulance. Mr. Metuh’s lawyer had, at the last adjourned [...]

February 5, 2018 Government and politics

Escroue is here to stop scams and fraudulent online merchants

“Scams!!!!!!!! They occur in different forms and the tales are never ending. Thanks to the increased penetration of  internet access and the meteoric rise of Nigerian e-commerce, Nigerian consumers now more than ever can get all that they desire delivered [...]

February 5, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

‘You cannot force President out of power on newspaper pages’ – Buhari’s ally, Lawal

A close ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mohammed Lawal, who served as Deputy Director, Coordination/Implementation of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in 2015, has said it would be difficult to oust a sitting president on the pages of newspapers. He [...]

February 5, 2018 Government and politics

Farmers, herdsmen clash : Miyatti Allah blames politicians in Jigawa

Jigawa State Miyatti Allah Chairman, Sa’idu Musa Gagarawa has said that politicians are causative agent of most of the clashes taking place between farmers and herdsmen in the country. The Chairman of Miyetti-Allah Jigawa, disclosed this through Miyetti-Allah chairman Kiri-Kasamma [...]

February 5, 2018 Societal issues

Buhari’s should listen to IBB, Aisha, Obasanjo – Ben Bruce

The Senator representing Bayelsa East, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to yield to calls for his stepping aside after 2019. Ben Bruce on Sunday stated that the call for Buhari’s resignation had been made louder following [...]

February 5, 2018 Government and politics

Clarke speaks on IBB statement, blames Nigeria’s constitution for Buhari’s failures

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Robert Clarke, has reacted to the statement issued on behalf of former President Ibrahim Babangida asking President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek for re-election in 2019. Babangida’s spokesman, Kassim Afegbua in a statement [...]

February 5, 2018 Government and politics

Ohakim threatens to protest naked against non-payment of Imo judges

Ex-governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, has threatened to protest naked against the non-payment of judges in the state.He said the high court judges had not been paid for about 16 months, describing the situation as ‘scandalous.’ Ohakim alleged that [...]

February 5, 2018 Government and politics

Obasanjo Ex-President’s group is not a threat – PDP

The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus has said that the group that was recently launched by former President Olusegun Obasanjo is not a threat to the party. The former President, on Thursday, February 1, 2018, officially launched a [...]

February 5, 2018 Government and politics

Super Eagles lose another Final by four goals

The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Sunday, February 4 lost in the African Nations Championship Final (CHAN) by four goals to host country Morocco. The Eagles played in their second final in less than six months, but conceded four goals again in another final. [...]

February 5, 2018 Sports

Denial statement was issued by friends – IBB says

Former military Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida has said that the statement denying his comments, was written by friends. Babangida had earlier issued a statement on Sunday, February 4, 2018, calling for a new generation leaders to assume the mantle of leadership [...]

February 5, 2018 Government and politics

Konga acquisition: It appears Kinnevik and Naspers lost a combined 184% return on investment

Swedish investment company, Kinnevik and South African media group, Naspers have been longtime public investors in Konga, which was recently acquired by the Zinox Group. If the rumours flying around are true, the value of the acquisition was a meagre [...]

February 5, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Israel has started action on its controversial plan to deport 40,000 African as international outrage grows

Israel on Sunday started distributing notices to African immigrants it calls “infiltrators” as it seeks to deport over 36,000 of them mainly from Eritrea and Sudan. According to reports in the Israeli media ,first notices will be issued to single [...]

February 5, 2018 International

BREAKING NEWS: Police IG orders arrest of IBB’s media aide

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has ordered the arrest of Kassim Afegbua, the media aide to former President Ibrahim Babangida. Afegbua had earlier issued a statement on Sunday, February 4, 2018, purportedly signed by the former President, reportedly advising President Buhari [...]

February 5, 2018 Government and politics
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