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Daily Archives: November 13, 2018

Naspers allegedly shuts down OLX offices in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya

Multinational media group and technology investors Naspers has allegedly shut down all OLX offices in Africa except the one in South Africa. The Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya are going to be affected by this announcement. OLX is a global classifieds [...]

February 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Jobs Weekly: Vacancy at Google Nigeria, openings for web developers in Lagos, Ibadan and more

Here's a list of some available tech job vacancies for you this week. Follow the instructions specified for each role to apply. Associate Product Marketing Manager, Google Play and Android Job type: Full-time Location: Lagos Application deadline: Not indicated Responsibilities [...]

February 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Opera News hits 1m downloads in 4 weeks, ranks #1 news app on PlayStore in Nigeria

Opera News, the stand alone news app developed by Opera, has broken the 1 million download milestone in less than four weeks since its release. The app, which provides users with easy access to their favorite news and entertainment content, [...]

February 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Fulani killing: PDP tells Buhari to come out clean on herdsmen activities

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to come clean on the killing of Nigerians by Fulani herdsmen. The party said Buhari’s cold attitude towards the activities of the herdsmen in Benue, Taraba and other parts [...]

February 6, 2018 Government and politics

Protest rocks Delta State as ex-militants tell Buhari to sack Boroh [PHOTOS]

Some group of ex-militants held a protest at East-West road, Delta State on Tuesday morning to push for the removal of Presidential Amnesty Adviser, Major Boroh (Rtd). The East-West Road was blocked by the ex-militants as some were seen holding [...]

February 6, 2018 Government and politics

Trailer crushes passengers at Abuja Bus Stop

There was a fatal accident this morning at Nicon Junction, Abuja as Trailer crushes passengers at Abuja Bus Stop. The accident occurred when a trailer lost its brake and crashed into a car, killing two passengers and also a passer-by. There [...]

February 6, 2018 Incidents

Buhari orders Tinubu to reconcile angry APC members

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, directed Bola Tinubu, National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to lead the reconciliation process of aggrieved party members across the country. The directive, according to the President is aimed at improving the cohesion [...]

February 6, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari writes Senate, rejects three bills

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, declining presidential assent to three bills recently passed by the National Assembly. The bills are the Police Procurement Fund establishment Bill 2017, the Chattered Institute of Public Management of Nigeria Bill 2017 [...]

February 6, 2018 Government and politics

Senator raises alarm over ‘ignored’ killings in Kaduna villages

A senator, Shehu Sani (APC, Kaduna Central), has decried alleged killings by armed herdsmen and bandits going on in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State. He said this on Tuesday when he came under Order 43 to explain [...]

February 6, 2018 Societal issues

Security beefed up as Buhari visits Nasarawa

Security measures have been beefed up in Lafia and environs as security personnel have been deployed in strategic locations ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Nasarawa on Tuesday. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), who went [...]

February 6, 2018 Government and politics

Cape Town hotel guest urged not to flush toilets

Cape Town residents are expected to flush the toilet no more than once a day and to shower for less than a minute. Luxury hotels have been forced to take drastic measures thanks to the pressures of drought in Cape [...]

February 6, 2018 Africa

Placements: The journey from FUTA to Washington DC

Placements journey to Washington evokes memories of a humble beginning, one that many “now established” startups in the tech industry can relate with. The post Placements: The journey from FUTA to Washington DC appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

February 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
Olisa Metu

5 politicians who developed health problems while in court for stealing

5 politicians who developed health problems while in court for stealing: Former National Publicity Secretary of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, made a dramatic entrance into an Abuja Federal High Court on Monday, February 5, 2018 when he [...]

February 6, 2018 Government and politics

Startup Profile: icare — get premium health services online

The Nigerian healthcare system is bugged with poor health service delivery as patients spend a substantial amount of time in clinics waiting for services to be delivered by healthcare professionals. According to a research conducted in Usmaru Danfodio University Teaching [...]

February 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Banking is a service, it’s time we started treating it that way

People need banking, but they don’t need banks. — Bill Gates. The words “bank” and “banking” elicit many negative sentiments/reactions from Nigerians. When we say “bank”, the first image that pops in your head will probably be long queues and [...]

February 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Former GoMyWay CEO, Damilola Teidi is now Director of Incubation at CcHub

Yesterday, the Co-creation Hub took to Twitter to announce Damilola Teidi as its new Director on Incubation. Damilola takes over from Tunji Elesho, who before now also doubled as Managing Partner/Director, Growth Capital by CcHub. Today is a great plus [...]

February 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
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