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Daily Archives: November 12, 2018

The Tunisian Startup Act: Showing us how to support Nigerian startups

Guest contributor, Enyioma Madubuike takes a close look at the Tunisian Startup Act, the promise it holds for startups and what Nigerian legislators can learn from it. Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Buhari sends 2019-2021 MTEF to Senate, seeks approval

Buhari sends 2019-2021 MTEF to Senate, seeks approval   President Muhammadu Buhari has transmitted the 2019-2021 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper to the Senate for consideration and approval. President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, read Buhari’s cover [...]

November 6, 2018 Government and politics

#StartupSouth4 couldn’t have been more intentional about attracting tech development to Southern Nigeria

Set in the heartland city of Owerri, Imo State, the latest in the series of the Startup South events, #StartupSouth4, came lining with days of engaging activities. Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Attendant, supervisor lead bandits to rob Lagos petrol station

The supervisor of Skeptar Petrol Station, Daniel Freedom, 20, and a fuel attendant, Mike Charles, 20, have been arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly robbing the petrol filling station where they both work in the [...]

November 6, 2018 Oil & Gas

Techpoint Innovation Tour 2018 Days 1 and 2: Hello Akure

After touring the North, South-East and South-South in previous editions, it was finally time for the Techpoint Innovation Tour to come closer to base — South-West Nigeria. Here are highlights from the first 2 days. Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

NLC Calls Off Planned Strike, Reaches Deal On Minimum Wage

NLC President. Ayuba Wabba has said the minimum wage negotiating committee has concluded its assignment and agreement has been reached and also documents have been signed. Labour leaders, who have called off a planned nationwide strike, have agreed a new [...]

November 6, 2018 What the papers say
Dupe Olatunbosun: Why I Endorse Olusegun Mimiko For President [MUST READ]

Dupe Olatunbosun: Why I Endorse Olusegun Mimiko For President [MUST READ]

I am delighted to be in this magnificent hall among all you who are gathered here because you care about the progress and future of our country, Nigeria. I thank the organizers of this event for the honour and the [...]

November 6, 2018 What the papers say

Labour suspends strike, tripartite panel submits report to Buhari today

Labour suspends strike: Organised labour has called off the nationwide industrial action scheduled to commence on Tuesday (today) to press home workers’ demand for a new national minimum wage. The National Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, announced [...]

November 6, 2018 Government and politics

Ogoniland clean-up a grand fraud, says Rivers governor, Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said that the protracted implementation of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report on Ogoni is a grand fraud and deception. Wike, who made this assertion yesterday while addressing the 108 and 109 general [...]

November 6, 2018 Government and politics

Osinbajo takes TraderMoni to Ketu, Bariga, Oshodi markets

Vice president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday in Lagos State inaugurated the TraderMoni scheme at Ketu, Bariga and Oshodi markets, where he revealed that more than 809,000 petty traders have so far benefitted from the initiative, with an assurance that the [...]

November 6, 2018 Government and politics

Panic buying as Nigerians prepare for labour strike

Nigerians yesterday were caught up in panic buying as they anticipated the industrial action by the organised labour.A visit to some filling stations in the Abuja metropolis showed many motorists trooping in to buy fuel. Banking halls were also filled [...]

November 6, 2018 Economy

‘Buhari’s projects unmatched in Niger Delta’

President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to the development of infrastructure is clearly visible in the Niger Delta, says the executive director of projects, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Samuel Adjogbe. The assertion followed recent criticism in some quarters that the Buhari [...]

November 6, 2018 Government and politics

Dockworkers action to shut 34 vessels out of Lagos ports

About 34 vessels expected at seaports across the country, particularly in Lagos, may be impeded by dockworkers’ strike. This was contained in the Shipping Position issued yesterday by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). It revealed that many of the vessels [...]

November 6, 2018 Oil & Gas
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