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Daily Archives: June 22, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges UBA Leo at Facebook F8

UBA Leo was in Silicon Valley on Tuesday the 1st of May 2018 and shared the stage with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the Facebook F8 Conference. Every year since 2007 — with a few exceptions — Facebook has hosted [...]

May 2, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Opportunities Weekly: Young money business pitch competition, DEMO Africa 2018, GE garage Lagos and more

This week we’ve curated a list of opportunities flying across the globe for Africa entrepreneurs, businesses and startups. Dig into them and be sure to apply for opportunities that suit you most. As part of the Student Entrepreneurship Week Ghana [...]

May 2, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
Mobile money operators transact ₦329.12 billion deals in Q1 2018

Mobile money operators transact ₦329.12 billion deals in Q1 2018

According to the Electronic Payment Fact Sheet (PDF) by the Enterprise Intelligence Unit of the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc (NIBSS), the total value of transactions via mobile money operators in Nigeria for Q1 2018 is ₦329.12 billion. Figures from the fact sheet [...]

May 2, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
Tecno Camon X Review: A new Camon chapter

Tecno Camon X Review: A new Camon chapter

In its design, branding and marketing strategies, it is apparent that even though not a flagship, the Camon X is the beginning of a new Camon chapter. After the unboxing and a 3-week long user-based review, I have seen most [...]

May 2, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
Join us for the May edition of Techpoint Pitch Friday

Join us for the May edition of Techpoint Pitch Friday

The 11th day of May 2018 is the date for this month’s impactful event and once again we urge startup founders to come light the moment up with their stories. Read more on Techpoint.ng Techpoint.ng [...]

May 2, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
Apply for the $5 million global venture challenge

Apply for the $5 million global venture challenge

A tremendous opportunity for African entrepreneurs was announced today. Connecticut Innovations, a U.S. organization whose mission is to provide strategic investment for early-stage technology companies has identified Nigeria as a promising hub of innovative, high-growth-potential businesses and has chosen Lagos [...]

May 2, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Donald Trump now supports Buhari – Presidency

The Presidency has declared that the United States, US, President, Donald Trump is the latest supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie stated this in a Facebook post. She recalled the meeting between Buhari [...]

May 2, 2018 International

Osinbajo reveals three people stole $3billion under Jonathan

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday, claimed that three people allegedly stole $3billion under the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan. Osinbajo revealed this while speaking at The Platform, a programme organised by the Covenant Christian Centre with the theme: [...]

May 2, 2018 Government and politics

How Buhari represented herdsmen at the White House – Afenifere

Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement on herdsmen killings during his visit to the White house. Buhari had told Trump that herdsmen do not carry guns but only wielded sticks and occasionally machetes. He also blamed the death [...]

May 2, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari reacts to Adamawa bomb blast

The Presidency has reacted to the attack on Mubi town which left 27 people dead. Hope For Nigeria recalls that many were feared dead as bomb exploded in a Mosque at Mubi town, Adamawa. The state Commissioner of Information and Strategy, [...]

May 2, 2018 Societal issues

Glo, Barde salute Nigerian workers

Globacom has saluted Nigerian workers for their uncommon industry, abiding resilience and unimpeachable patriotism. Also, a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Muhammad Jibrin Barde, has commended Gombe State workers and the entire Nigerian workforce as they [...]

May 2, 2018 Employment

Workers to protest against concession of railways

Workers have threatened not to allow the privatisation of the Nigeria railway system, unless existing labour issues are settled.The President of the Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC), Mohammed Yunusa has disclosed. Yunusa, who stated [...]

May 2, 2018 Societal issues

Fulani group volunteers to end carnage in Benue, Kogi, others

The Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria (GAFDAN) has pledged to partner concerned authorities in ending the killings in Benue, Nasarawa and other states. Rising from a national emergency meeting in Jos yesterday, the group decried the raging war [...]

May 2, 2018 Societal issues

Nigeria’s GDP growth is over two per cent, says World Bank

The World Bank has said that since Nigeria emerged from recession, its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in 2018 is expected to be a little over two per cent, and largely oil sector driven. According to its bi-annual economic update [...]

May 2, 2018 Economy

FG targets September for new minimum wage takeoff

The Federal Government will expedite action to ensure that a new minimum wage is ready by the second quarter of the year, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has promised.At the 2018 May Day celebration in Abuja, yesterday, he also assured stakeholders [...]

May 2, 2018 Government and politics
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