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Daily Archives: September 22, 2018

World Wide Web Foundation names Nigeria’s former ICT Minister, Omobola Johnson to its board

Nigeria's former ICT Minister, Dr. Omobola Johnson is joining the Web Wide Web Foundation as a member of its board of directors. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 3, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Getting ready to raise capital

Investors consider different criteria before investing in startups. This article, by Techpoint Publishing Partner, Babalakin and Co highlights some of these and goes further to discuss legal and regulatory risks that can prevent investments. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 3, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Dele Momodu blasts Buhari’s supporters, says Jonathan’s loyalists smarter

Ovation Publisher, Dele Momodu, has criticized supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari. He claimed that those who defended former president Goodluck Jonathan, were smarter. Writing on his verified Twitter page, Momodu said that “everybody is a thief except them”. He tweeted: [...]

September 3, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria, Germany, Norway, UN hold Conference on ‘Boko Haram’

UN hold Conference on ‘Boko Haram’: Nigeria, Germany, Norway, and the United Nations have converged on Berlin Monday for a “pledging conference on Boko Haram”. The Berlin Conference, holding from September 3 to 4, is jointly organised by the three [...]

September 3, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

FG urges dismissal of suit seeking non-convening of Senate

The Federal Government has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja to dismiss a suit filed by two former All Progressives Congress (APC) senators, Rabiu Ibrahim Adebayo and Isa Hamma Misau, to stop the Senate from reconvening without the notice of [...]

September 3, 2018 Government and politics

Amaechi reiterates December completion date for Lagos-Ibadan railway

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has again assured Nigerians that the Lagos-Ibadan railway will be delivered December this year. The minister, who confirmed 60 per cent status of the project during his monthly tour, said 12 kilometres of the [...]

September 3, 2018 Government and politics

Konga was unlikely to have been acquired for less than $230m

Former major stakeholder in Konga, Naspers recently stated losing $ 38 million for selling its 50.9% stake in the eCommerce company earlier in the year. This gives us a reasonable idea what the acquisition was worth. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 3, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

15 die from suspected gastroenteritis outbreak in Katsina

Fifteen people have been confirmed dead from suspected gastroenteritis in Charanchi Local Government Area of Katsina State. The Chairman, Transition Committee of the council, Alhaji Yusuf Radda, disclosed the deaths to newsmen through his Information Officer, Mannir Idris in Charanchi. [...]

September 3, 2018 Health issues

PFN tasks FG, global christian community on Leah Sharibu’s rescue

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has urged the Federal Government and the global Christian community to ensure the rescue of the abducted Dapchi school girl, Leah Sharibu, from the captivity of Boko Haram terrorists. The President of PFN, Rev [...]

September 3, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

HURIWA seeks probe of NASS invasion

A pro-democracy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has urged the Federal Government to constitute an independent judicial commission of inquiry to probe the invasion of the National Assembly. HURIWA said the panel to be headed by a [...]

September 3, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari accuses media of biased reports on conflicts

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday accused media organisations of bias in reporting conflicts in the country. He made the accusation during an interactive meeting with the Nigerian community in China yesterday. He said while security agencies were doing their best to [...]

September 3, 2018 Government and politics
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