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Daily Archives: August 20, 2018

Jobs Weekly: Data Assistant, Energy Research Analyst and more

Below is a compiled list of some available tech job vacancies for you this week. Follow the instructions specified for each role to apply. Data Assistant at  Save the Children Job type: Full time Location: Kaduna Application deadline: June 19, 2018 [...]

June 12, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Social media reactions to the Super Eagles’ official native attire for the world cup

With the 2018 FIFA World Cup just away, yesterday, Nigeria's Super Eagles left Nigeria for Russia in grand style. Here's how Nigerians reacted on social media. Read more on Techpoint.ng Techpoint.ng [...]

June 12, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Son ‘buries his father in a £66,000 BMW in Nigeria

A Nigerian man has buried his father in a brand new BMW instead of a coffin in order to see him off in style in the local village graveyard. The wealthy son, identified only as Azubuike, lost his father, to [...]

June 12, 2018 Societal issues

How the SARS menace is affecting workers in the Nigerian tech community

For a while now, many Nigerian youths have cried out on the injustice carried out by officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and workers in the tech community are not exempted. Read more on Techpoint.ng Techpoint.ng [...]

June 12, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

NASRDA unveils Automated Irrigation System to help water farms remotely

During a courtesy visit to the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, a delegation of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASDRA) unveiled its solar-powered Automated Irrigation System. The irrigation system will help young people and farmers [...]

June 12, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Tecno Spark 2: Unboxing and First Impressions

Tecno Mobility recently added an official member to the Spark family. The Tecno Spark 2 is the most recent in a long range of budget phones in the Spark line. There is a unit of the Spark 2 for your [...]

June 12, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Why National Assembly is at ‘war’ with Presidency – Senator Nwaoboshi

The Senator representing Delta North senatorial district, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, has provided the real reason for the face-off between the executive and the legislature. According to the lawmaker, the fight between the two arms was as a result of the [...]

June 12, 2018 Government and politics

Nigerians will accept ranching like June 12 – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom has stated that no matter how long it takes, ranching will eventually be accepted by the people of Nigeria. He spoke on Monday in Naka, Gwer West Local Government Area during the traditional marriage between his friend, [...]

June 12, 2018 Government and politics

Why GIGM can effectively take on Uber and Taxify in Nigeria’s ridesharing wars

At the 2018 edition of Techpoint Inspired, Chairman of the GIG Group, Chidi Ajaere hinted at GIGM — the group's subsidiary transportation company — coming into the ridesharing market. When asked if GIGM was considering intra-city transportation services, Chidi answered [...]

June 12, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Gov. Ugwuanyi a great leader, close to the people – Dogara

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara has extolled the leadership virtues of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State. He described Ugwuanyi as “an established leader” who is being celebrated widely because of his closeness to [...]

June 12, 2018 Government and politics

JAMB reveals who included Arabic questions in examination

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has explained why it included Arabic in examination question for police recruitment. The body said the questions were set by its workers who are Christians. The board, however, insisted that contrary to insinuation [...]

June 12, 2018 Military

Buhari has failed Nigeria – Donald Duke

Former Cross River State Governor, Donald Duke, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as a failed leader. He said the Buhari-led regime was a government of many failings, disconnected from reality. Duke, who has declared his intention to contest the Presidency, [...]

June 12, 2018 Government and politics

Plateau to fight cholera, monkey pox outbreaks

The Plateau government has alerted all health agencies to monitor all contacts in a bid to check the spread of monkey pox having made preparations to contain cholera outbreak in parts of the state. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Kuden Kanshak, [...]

June 12, 2018 Health issues

‘Lack of synergy among security agencies fuelling violence’

Action Aid Nigeria says the lack of synergy among security agencies is fuelling insecurity nationwide. It decried the seeming absence of neutrality, professionalism and sharing of intelligence among security apparatuses, saying the move was deteriorating security in the country. Addressing [...]

June 12, 2018 Oil & Gas

World Cup: Super Eagles land in Russia

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have arrived in Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The Nigeria National team departed from Austria earlier on Thursday with native attires as they chose to be different from the other 31 teams who [...]

June 12, 2018 Sports

Nigeria spends N190b on petrol subsidy in one year

With continued plummeting of crude oil prices, Nigeria now records a monthly average of N15.859 billion as under-recovery on importation of petrol or Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) into the country. Though the Federal Government claimed it had exited the era [...]

June 12, 2018 Oil & Gas
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