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Daily Archives: September 25, 2018

Opportunities Weekly: She Leads Africa Accelerator, Google Travel and Conference Grants and more

Opportunities Weekly: She Leads Africa Accelerator, Google Travel and Conference Grants and more

Every Wednesday by 5:00 PM (WAT), we publish a list of opportunities across the globe for African entrepreneurs, individuals, and startups. Don't miss out on anyone. Read more on Techpoint.ng Techpoint.ng [...]

May 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
NIPC to provide up-to-date information to investors through online portal

NIPC to provide up-to-date information to investors through online portal

The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) is set to formally launch the iGuide Nigeria — an online guide to doing business in Nigeria. The purpose of the portal which was put together with the support of United Nations Economic Commission [...]

May 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
4 reasons Nigeria is not yet ready for an electronic voting election

4 reasons Nigeria is not yet ready for an electronic voting election

Globally, 26 countries conduct elections with one form of electronic voting or the other with some even allowing internet ballots for general elections. In 2014, Namibia joined the list becoming the first African country to conduct an e-voting election. Nigeria [...]

May 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
Unilag as a missing piece in Nigeria’s tech ecosystem

Unilag as a missing piece in Nigeria’s tech ecosystem

Why Unilag must take advantage of the Yaba tech cluster and how a deliberate collaboration between will benefit both parties. Read more on Techpoint.ng Techpoint.ng [...]

May 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Germany to deport over 30,000 Nigerians

Germany to deport over 30,000 Nigerians: Germany has proposed a new process that will facilitate the smooth repatriation of over 30,000 illegal Nigerian migrants back to the country. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama said this when he received the [...]

May 16, 2018 International

Ramadan fasting begins tomorrow – Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia said that the Ramadan fasting will begin on Thursday across the globe, the official Saudi news agency SPA reported on Tuesday. The new moon of Ramadan was not spotted on Tuesday evening and Wednesday will mark the last [...]

May 16, 2018 Religion

Only truth and sincerity can save Nigeria says Gen. Tarfa

Major General Chabri Tarfa has urged the leadership of the country to abide by the truth and be sincere with the Nations affairs to attain a robust growth and development nationwide. Tarfa who said this yesterday in Abuja at his [...]

May 16, 2018 Government and politics

Senate panel raises 2018 budget from N8.612tr to N9.120tr

The Senate Committee on Appropriation has increased the 2018 budget from N8.612 trillion to N9.120 trillion. The Chairman of the committee, Danjuma Goje, laid the report before the Senate, yesterday, amid expectations that the budget bill might be considered and [...]

May 16, 2018 Government and politics

No hiding place for treasury looters in Nigeria, Buhari vows

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his government will not rest until it hunts down conscienceless looters of the nation’s treasury. He stated this while commissioning the new headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja yesterday. He [...]

May 16, 2018 Government and politics

Cadbury Nigeria, HKI build stakeholders’ capacity for lifestyle project

Cadbury Nigeria Plc has commenced training of stakeholders that will drive its ongoing community partnership project, which seeks to promote healthy lifestyle among Nigerian children and adults, in collaboration with Helen Keller International (HKI). In a statement, the Director, Corporate [...]

May 16, 2018 Economy

CCT discharges Ngwuta over false assets declaration

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has discharged Supreme Court Justice, Sylvester Ngwuta over false assets declaration charges brought against him by the Federal Government. Ngwuta had been arraigned in April last year on an eight-count charge bordering on alleged [...]

May 16, 2018 Government and politics

Cross River inaugurates LOC on Flying Eagles, Super Falcons’ matches

The Cross River State government has constituted a Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the hosting of the 2018 Women’s AFCON qualifier between the Super Falcons of Nigeria and their Gambian foes, as well as that of the Flying Eagles against [...]

May 16, 2018 Sports

Zakzaky makes rare appearance in court

A pro-Iranian cleric who has been in Nigerian custody since 2015 after clashes between troops and his followers made a rare public appearance in court on Tuesday to face criminal charges. Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife were brought from Nigeria’s [...]

May 16, 2018 Government and politics

Oyo speaker’s death: INEC holds bye-election on June 2

Oyo speaker’s death: The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will conduct a by-election for the vacant seat of Ibarapa East State Constituency of Oyo State on June 2. Mr Mutiu Agboke, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Oyo [...]

May 16, 2018 Government and politics
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