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Daily Archives: October 17, 2018

NCC and a seeming two-faced stance on broadband infrastructure in Nigeria

NCC and a seeming two-faced stance on broadband infrastructure in Nigeria

It appears the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is not on the same path with the Nigerian National Broadband Plan towards driving Internet penetration in the country. Earlier in the year, NCC licensed two additional Infrastructure Companies (InfraCos) towards deepening broadband penetration. [...]

April 30, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
Weekly Tech Events #16: SHE CAN, Figma MeetUp and others

Weekly Tech Events #16: SHE CAN, Figma MeetUp and others

This week is loaded with events you don’t want to miss. We have curated a list of tech events that will interest you. They are coming up on or between Monday, 30th April 2018 to Monday, 7th May 2018. Lunch [...]

April 30, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

3 recommendations for policy makers as Nigeria moves to regulate blockchain technology

Technology law and policy consultant, Timi Olagunju provides a few recommendations for policy makers following the desire of the Nigerian House of Representatives to put in place a legal framework for the regulation of the blockchain technology in the country [...]

April 30, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
Easyshop Easycook secures seed financing to help drive food safety in Nigeria

Easyshop Easycook secures seed financing to help drive food safety in Nigeria

The fund, which is estimated between $ 500,000 and $ 1 million, will further enable Easyshop Easycook to optimize its online platform and existing farm-to-last-mile supply chain Read more on Techpoint.ng Techpoint.ng [...]

April 30, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
Africa News Roundup — April 30, 2018

Africa News Roundup — April 30, 2018

Here are last weekend’s top news headlines about startups, entrepreneurship, innovation and tech around Africa. Africa's Talking raises $ 8.6m. Nairobi, Kenya based mobile solutions and technology startup, Africa's Talking last Thursday announced securing an $ 8.6m Series A round led [...]

April 30, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Gunmen kidnap Ekiti PDP chieftain, demand N30m ransom

The State Financial Secretary of Ekiti State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Kayode Oni, has been kidnapped by unknown abductors. Oni was said to have been kidnapped between Efon- Erio Ekiti highway while returning to Aramoko Ekiti [...]

April 30, 2018 Military

Carrying of arms indiscriminately will spell doom for Nigeria – Clergy

The Archbishop of Anglican Communion, Most Reverend Nicholas Okoh, on Sunday urged both the federal and state governments to stop people from carrying arms as such act would spell doom for the country Okoh made this known while addressing journalists [...]

April 30, 2018 Government and politics

Enugu Govt awards contract for erosion control measures on Umuabi-Obinagu road

The Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi administration in Enugu State, in line with its rural development agenda, has awarded contract for erosion control measures on Umuabi- Obinagu road in Udi Local Government Area of the state. Briefing newsmen after the meeting of [...]

April 30, 2018 Environmental issues

Work begins at Cross River 8000 trucks haulage city

In its resolve to decongest Calabar metropolis while ensuring that the roads remain safe for users, the Cross River Government has commenced the building of a haulage city. Designed to accommodate 8000 trucks daily, the city will also have a [...]

April 30, 2018 Environmental issues

Dino Melaye’s recall: Kogi APC reacts to result of outcome

Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi, Alhaji Haddy Ametuo, has reacted to the outcome of the recall process against Senator Dino Melaye of Kogi West Senatorial District. Recall that the Independent National Electoral Commission had on Sunday [...]

April 30, 2018 Government and politics
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