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Daily Archives: June 22, 2018

Unboxing the Nokia 7 Plus

Unboxing the Nokia 7 Plus

The Nokia 7 Plus, launched this year, is a successor to the earlier Nokia 7 that came in October 2017. The Nokia 7 Plus is an upgrade to its predecessor and is now available in Nigeria. Here is a pictorial [...]

May 7, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
Weeky Tech Events #17: Techpoint Pitch Friday, Imo Startup Weekend and others

Weeky Tech Events #17: Techpoint Pitch Friday, Imo Startup Weekend 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, 7th May 2018 to Monday, 14th May 2018. Techpoint Pitch [...]

May 7, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
Do telephone masts in Nigeria pose any health risks?

Do telephone masts in Nigeria pose any health risks?

During a consumer outreach programme on Thursday in Bauchi, Mr. Phillip Eretan, a Deputy Director in Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) said radiation from telecommunication mast do not have any harmful effect on human health. According to a report by the News [...]

May 7, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
MTN Group invests ₦885.2billion in Nigeria within a year

MTN Group invests ₦885.2billion in Nigeria within a year

According to the Investor Day Presentation by MTN Nigeria, 28% of MTN Group's capital expenditure for last year was invested in Nigeria. Based on the exchange rate as at December 2017, this amounts to ₦885.15 billion which is enough justification [...]

May 7, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
Africa News Roundup — May 7, 2018

Africa News Roundup — May 7, 2018

Here are last weekend’s top news headlines about startups, entrepreneurship, innovation and tech around Africa. Read more on Techpoint.ng Techpoint.ng [...]

May 7, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Ex-U.S. diplomat to Nigeria slated for top State Department position

A career diplomat who was U.S. ambassador to Guinea and Ethiopia under Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush has been chosen for the top Africa policy post in the State Department, it is understood. Although no White House announcement [...]

May 7, 2018 Government and politics

Kwankwaso, Kano deputy governor boycott APC congress

Two top leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State boycotted the party’s ward congress held on Saturday. The former governor of Kano State and senator representing Kano central, Rabiu Kwankwaso, and the deputy governor of Kano [...]

May 7, 2018 Government and politics

What Buhari should do about snatching of ballot boxes at APC congresses – Okorocha

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has warned that the “funny politics” witnessed during Saturday’s ward congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) across the country must stop. Okorocha, who gave the warning while addressing journalists after meeting with President [...]

May 7, 2018 Government and politics

El-Rufai speaks on fresh Kaduna attacks

The Kaduna State Government has confirmed the attack on Gwaska village in Brinin Gwari Local Government Area of the state. Hope For Nigeria reports that 27 persons were during the weekend reportedly killed and several houses set ablaze after suspected bandits attacked [...]

May 7, 2018 Societal issues

Ajimobi, APC express satisfaction over conduct of ward congress in Oyo

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has expressed satisfaction with what he described as peaceful conduct of the rescheduled ward congress of the ruling All Progressives Congress held across the state, on Sunday. Ajimobi, in a statement by his Special [...]

May 7, 2018 Government and politics

Lawyers to undergo compulsory drug test in Kano

The Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, in Kano State has announced that practitioners intending to join the association would henceforth undergo drug tests to ascertain their mental well-being. Mohammed Inuwa Musa, the state chairman of the NBA, said this on Saturday [...]

May 7, 2018 Government and politics

Emerging trends, innovations in diaspora remittances

Remittances represent household income from foreign economies, mainly from the temporary or permanent residents in other countries, popularly called the Diaspora. But the remittance of this disposable income back home has emerged a novel fallout of the 21st Century, given the [...]

May 7, 2018 Economy

Ortom warns Benue youths against taking illicit drugs

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has warned the youths against taking illicit drugs. He gave the warning at the weekend, at the J.S. Tarka Stadium in Gboko, during thanks giving prayers to mark the one-year anniversary of the Tor Tiv, [...]

May 7, 2018 Government and politics

How I stole 1,200 phones from commuters, suspect confesses

A phone bandit arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State police command has confessed that he has stolen over 1,200 phones from commuters since he joined a pickpocket gang. The suspect, Femi Solomon, from [...]

May 7, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari inaugurates two copters to win insurgency war

President Muhammadu Buhari has retooled the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) with two new Mi35 combat helicopters to boost the anti-terrorism fight in the North East. The Guardian learnt that the aircraft, capable of night battles, were procured from Russia and [...]

May 7, 2018 Government and politics
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