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Daily Archives: September 22, 2018

From Kampala to Nairobi, SafeBoda is taking on East Africa’s public transport challenges

While Boda Bodas are creating alternative avenues for youth employment, the impact of accidents is placing huge strains on the Uganda health budget. SafeBoda is taking on the responsibility to solve this problem. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Luno wants to be Nigeria’s bitcoin and digital currencies bank

Luno, a digital currencies and exchange platform is consolidating its operations in Nigeria. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

We may never get an ICT University of Nigeria after all

Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu revealed that the ICT University of Nigeria would commence operations by September 2017. Almost one year after, we have reasons to believe that it may never happen. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

What we learnt at MTN Nigeria’s new ₦200b loan facility signing

Here's what you should know about the new ₦200 billion loan facility that was provided for MTN Nigeria by local financial institutions. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Jonathan govt secured release of Chibok girls but didn’t publicise it – Reuben Abati

Reuben Abati, former special adviser on media and publicity to then President Goodluck Jonathan, on Wednesday disclosed that former National Security Adviser, NSA, Sambo Dasuki prevented the immediate past government from publishing the release of some Chibok girls abducted by [...]

August 16, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Abacha’s CSO, Al-Mustapha speaks on running for President

Hamza Al-Mustapha, former Chief Security Officer to the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, says he will join the presidential race if called upon by Nigerians to do so. Al-Mustapha, a retired Major, said this on Wednesday in Kaduna [...]

August 16, 2018 Government and politics

UN reveals what makes Buko Haram sect stronger

The United Nations (UN) has revealed that cash economy is a major factor fuelling the nefarious activities of the Boko Haram and other terrorist groups in the Lake Chad Basin region. This was contained in the 22nd Report of the [...]

August 16, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Microtraction makes third investment in edtech startup, Allpro

The investment announcement is coming less than 24 hours after Allpro was unveiled as one of the pioneering startups to participate in female-focused tech accelerator, GreenHouse Lab. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

We are tired of incompetent leaders in Nigeria – Ezekwesili cries out

Former minister of education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili has accused political leaders of denying Nigeria the opportunity to grow its socio-economic and political systems. According to her, political elite have failed to implement policies and programmes that ought to have heralded [...]

August 16, 2018 Government and politics

Why Buhari is under pressure to run for second term – Presidency

The Presidency, yesterday, explained why there is pressure from within and outside the country on President Muhammadu Buhari to seek a second term in office. According to the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, [...]

August 16, 2018 Government and politics

How Pastor Iginla’s prophesies on Buhari came to pass

The prophesies of popular Abuja-based Prophet, Bro. Joshua Iginla, of the Champions Royal Assembly, on the gale of defection that rocked the All Progressives Congress, APC, has been confirmed. On April 2, 2017 during a live service in Abuja, the [...]

August 16, 2018 General

Femi Aribisala: Why The PDP Is 10 Times Better Than The APC [MUST READ]

  Femi Aribisala: I have said time and again that I am not a member of the PDP. I am saying it again. I have never been and will never be a member of any political party in Nigeria. I [...]

August 16, 2018 Government and politics

Kaduna assembly declares ex- deputy speaker’s seat, another vacant

Speaker, Kaduna State House of Assembly, Aminu Shagali, yesterday announced that the seat of former Deputy Speaker, John Audu Kwaturu, has been declared vacant. He disclosed that the seat of the member representing Kudan Constituency, Junaid Yakubu was also declared [...]

August 16, 2018 Government and politics

I know nothing about Abacha loot, says Al-Mustapha

The Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the late former Head of State, General Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, has denied knowledge of what is being described as “Abacha loot.” Al-Mustapha spoke in Kaduna yesterday at a retreat with the Christian [...]

August 16, 2018 Government and politics

Geographers lament government’s failure to tackle flood disasters

The Association of Nigerian Geographers (ANG) has expressed deep concerns over alleged failure by the federal and state governments to reduce flood disasters in the country. According to the group, the recent climate change challenges and the impacts all over [...]

August 16, 2018 Environmental issues
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