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Daily Archives: December 17, 2018

Truecaller now has over 100 million daily active users globally

Swedish call filtering service Truecaller announced in a blog post that it has more than 100-million active daily users Read more on Techpoint.ng Techpoint.ng [...]

April 20, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Social Media Roundup: The legend of the Mace Runner

This week on social media; National Assembly mace was stolen in broad daylight, ractions to President Buhari comments at the Commonwealth Business Forum and more stories Read more on Techpoint.ng Techpoint.ng [...]

April 20, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigerian govt’s anti-corruption fight insincere – Maduka

Former Director General, DG, of the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, Mr. Vincent Maduka has declared that the federal Government’s anti-corruption fight was an insincere effort. He equally decried the replacement of ‘Freedom’ with ‘Faith’ in the Coat of Arms, contending [...]

April 20, 2018 Government and politics

APC insists there will be no tenure elongation, to retain zoning formula

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has maintained that there will be elections into all offices during next month’s congresses and convention of the party. Speaking to The Nation, APC’s National Publicity Secretary, Bolaji Abdullahi, also disclosed that the party will [...]

April 20, 2018 Government and politics

Global LinkUP: You may soon pay for Facebook

The Global Linkup is a summary roundup of important tech news curated from around the world. On this week’s edition of the global news round up, Cambridge Analytica was planning an ICO, you may soon pay for Facebook and there [...]

April 20, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Buhari, APC a disappointment, I score them very low – Kwara Speaker, Ahmad

The Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr Ali Ahmad has blasted President Muhammadu Buhari over some current happenings in the country. The Associate Professor of Law, who spoke in Ilorin on some issues of state and national [...]

April 20, 2018 Government and politics

Why FG wants rail line between Nigeria, Niger – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has explained that the rail line from Kano in Nigeria to Maradi in Niger Republic was mainly to encourage business owners to use Nigerian seaports as against the use of those of neighbouring countries. [...]

April 20, 2018 Government and politics

Soyinka gives Buhari’s govt ultimatum to end killings, reveals what will happen if FG fails

Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka has given President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration till the end of July to stop killer herdsmen and return displaced persons to their homes. Soyinka warned that the federal government would be described as a total failure [...]

April 20, 2018 Government and politics

Again, court refuses Metuh medical treatment abroad

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has again, rejected an application filed by former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, to seek medical attention abroad. The judge had on May 25, 2016 [...]

April 20, 2018 Government and politics

Vice President decries delay in passage of 2018 budget

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed concerns that the national budget for 2018 is yet to be passed after seven months with the National Assembly.Osinbajo, during a visit of The Companion, an association of Muslim men in business and professions [...]

April 20, 2018 Government and politics

Chevron debunks alleged transfer of interest in OML 11

Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), Operator of the Joint Venture with the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has denied alleged transfer of its interest in Oil Mining Lease 11 (OML) in Yorla Field, eastern Niger Delta to an investor. Its General [...]

April 20, 2018 Economy

President Buhari under fire for tagging Nigerian youths lazy

A statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari to the effect that Nigerian youths are lazy has elicited angry reactions from eminent citizens and groups across the country.During a business conference in London, the United Kingdom on Wednesday, Buhari was quoted [...]

April 20, 2018 Government and politics

MEET NIGERIAN BOY WHO CREATES ROBOTS AND ELECTRIC APPLIANCES WITH SCRAP MATERIALS

Many people are conceived normally with abilities and thoughts, yet most circumstances they don't see anybody to support them, particularly in this part of the world Nigeria. Udeolisa Augustine chukwudalu falls under this category,  udeolisa who makes robots and electric [...]

April 20, 2018 Science and technology