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Daily Archives: November 15, 2018

The mobile industry will contribute more than $50 billion annually to West Africa’s economy by 2022 — GSMA

Today, GSMA released the 2018 edition of its annual Mobile Economy: West Africa Report which looks at the state the mobile industry in the West Africa region. Read more on Techpoint.ng Techpoint.ng [...]

April 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Opportunities Weekly: ₦3 million from Secure Lagos Hackathon, Innovating Justice Challenge, and more

Every Wednesday by 5 PM (WAT), we publish a list of opportunities across the globe for entrepreneurs, individuals, and startups. Don't miss out! Read more on Techpoint.ng Techpoint.ng [...]

April 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

NCC confirms receiving down payment for 9mobile

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has confirmed receiving a payment of $ 50 million, being the 10% non-refundable fee for the acquisition of 9mobile by Teleology Holdings Limited The down payment, according to the telecommunications industry regulator, is to seal the acquisition [...]

April 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Moat Academy holds coding demo day set to raise more software developers

On March 23, 2018, the last day of the coding boot camp at Moat Academy ( www.moatacademy.com ); the atmosphere was electrifying with the excited participants that had built some amazing web applications during the 10-week long programme to demonstrate [...]

April 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Tecno Camon X: Unboxing and First Impressions

On the 5th of April 2018. Tecno Mobile officially announced the Tecno Camon X and 4 other smartphones in a global launch held in Lagos Nigeria. Even though not a continuation of the Camon CX, the Tecno Camon X is [...]

April 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

CBN okays telecom operators for payment system in new MoU

The Central Bank of Nigeria has reconsidered telecommunications operators (telcos) in its financial inclusion drive, courtesy of a Memorandum of Understanding agreement signed by the apex bank and Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The MoU, according to Tech Economy, was signed [...]

April 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

2 inspectors, 3 sergeants arrested over alleged robbery in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested five serving policemen over alleged robbery attempt on one Mr Immanuel James, at Ago-Palace way, Okota, a Lagos suburb. The suspects, two Inspectors and three Sergeants were identified to be operatives attached to [...]

April 11, 2018 Military

Student drowns to death in Yankari Games resort

A 400-Level student of the Department of Electrical Electronics at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Gabriel Chinonso, has drowned to death. The student reportedly died while swimming at the pool of Yankari Games Resort, Bauchi. The state Police Public [...]

April 11, 2018 Societal issues

Herdsmen: Go home, defend yourselves with stones – Ortom tasks residents

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Tuesday told the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, to go home and use stones to defend themselves from herdsmen. Ortom explained that he was tired of keeping IDPs in camps over the uncontrollable killings in [...]

April 11, 2018 Societal issues

How Buhari will help Igbos become President of Nigeria – SGF, Mustapha

Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), has revealed why people of the South-East should support President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid. The SGF said supporting Buhari’s second term bid was the “shortest way” to Igbo presidency. Mustapha [...]

April 11, 2018 Government and politics

The crackdown on cryptocurrency: Why Nigeria should switch sides

In spite of the global crackdown on cryptocurrency, Nigeria needs to find a way to make it work for the growth of its economy. Read more on Techpoint.ng Techpoint.ng [...]

April 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Space Hotel To Launch In 2022 Costs Almost N285,000,000 A Night

Space Hotel To Launch In 2022: Are you willing to take an adventure to space? Orion Span, a US based company has announced that its luxury space hotel Aurora Station will be open in 2022. This hotel will accommodate four guests and [...]

April 11, 2018 Business

Tuface Indicates Interest In Nigerian Politics

One of Nigeria’s best musical export Mr Innocent Idibia, also known as Tuface, has stated his interest in joining the Nigerian political scene. This act is coming in the spate of the #NotTooYoungToRun campaign. He told the News Agency of [...]

April 11, 2018 Government and politics

The iLand Genesys 3 LiTE is built by Nigerians for Nigerians. But can it deliver?

The iLand Genesys 3 LiTE is a new entry device from a line of smartphones by iLand Technologies. Nigerian by origin, iLand Technologies is a Texas, US-based OEM on a mission to provide “high quality and affordable Android OS mobile phones [...]

April 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Senate moves to approve 2018 budget estimates

The Senate yesterday directed its appropriations committee to submit all reports on the 2018 budget estimates before next week for consideration and approval. President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki who gave the directive also ordered all other relevant committees in [...]

April 11, 2018 Government and politics

Ekweremadu moves to stop temporary forfeiture of property to FG

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, yesterday, moved to stop hearing on a motion ex parte filed by the Federal Government to temporarily seize some of his landed property. The Federal Government on March 21, approached the Federal High Court, Abuja, [...]

April 11, 2018 Government and politics

Firm seeks U.S partnership to develop national economy

An indigenous oil firm in the Niger Delta Region, Belemaoil Producing Limited, has requested the partnership of the United States to develop the national economy. Founder and President of Belemaoil, Jack-Rich Tein, made the appeal yesterday when the United States [...]

April 11, 2018 Business

Buhari’s one-term stance now invalid, says presidency

From the presidency came yesterday a declaration that Muhammadu Buhari’s statement in 2011 that he would only be president for one term was not applicable anymore. The renouncement came barely 24 hours after the president, at the All Progressives Congress [...]

April 11, 2018 Government and politics
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