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Daily Archives: January 22, 2019

Payment Service Banking will flop; 2019 financial prediction by an expert.

Adedeji Olowe predicted what will happen to payments in Nigeria in 2019, a couple of which are winnings for bank customers and fintech startups. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Google is planning to launch Google Assistant on more feature phones soon

In an interview with the Verge, Manuel Bronstein, Google's Vice President of Google Assistant revealed the company's plan to launch on feature phones soon Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Disquiet in APC over alleged Amaechi’s anti-Buhari comments

There was disquiet in the ruling All Progressives Congress in Abuja on Sunday over an audio, where a former governor of Rivers State, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, allegedly criticised President Muhammadu Buhari. Amaechi is the director-general of the Presidential Campaign Council [...]

January 7, 2019 General

Leaked tape: Amaechi’s confirmed voting Buhari means stagnation – Atiku

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said that the trending leaked audio recordings alleged to be the voice of the Minister of Transportation and Director General of President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organization, Rt. Hon [...]

January 7, 2019 General

Hoodlums set ablaze 30 shops, houses in Ibadan

Hoodlums suspected to be arsonists in the early hours of yesterday burnt down no fewer than 30 shops and houses located along the popular Beere-Molete road in Ibadan, Oyo State capital. The affected shops and houses included those located at [...]

January 7, 2019 General

Indigenous doctors perform Kano’s first brain surgery

Five Kano-based medical doctors at the weekend set a milestone record for successfully carrying out a 48 hours brain surgery, first of it kind in Kano State. The operation, which was conducted at the new Muhammadu Buhari Specialist Hospital, Giginyu, [...]

January 7, 2019 General

Militants ‘resume attacks’ on pipelines in Niger Delta

Suspected militants may have renewed hostilities against oil companies operating in the Niger Delta. For example, a group yesterday claimed it was behind the attack on an oil pipeline at Koluama community in the Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of [...]

January 7, 2019 General

Why we invaded Daily Trust offices – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army on Sunday night said it invaded the Daily Trust offices in Abuja and Maiduguri, Borno State, to invite workers of the media company over a story in its Sunday publication “which divulged classified military information, thus undermining [...]

January 7, 2019 General

It’s been barely a year, but here is why I already quit my music distribution startup, CakeTunes

Ability Elijah, CEO and founder of online music beats marketplace, CakeTunes, shares his journey to shutting down the startup barely a year after in launched in Nigera Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Vacate Daily Trust offices, FG orders military

The Federal Government on Sunday night directed the military authorities to vacate all premises of the Daily Trust Newspapers in Abuja, Maiduguri and Lagos. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, confirmed the [...]

January 7, 2019 General

Aisha Buhari must explain what has happened to cabal — Fayose

A former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on Sunday queried President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha, over what had happened to the cabal that she alleged had hijacked her husband and prevented him from performing in office. Fayose, who [...]

January 7, 2019 General

I hack into bank accounts using software –Suspect

The Niger State Police Command has arrested two suspected hackers of bank accounts in Minna. The suspects, whose names were given as Abdulmalik Usman and Najeeb Saidu, both of IBB Road, Hill Top, Minna, were apprehended by police operatives attached [...]

January 7, 2019 General

We’ll protest if IG remains in office after Jan 15 – Opposition parties

Opposition political parties on Sunday have resolved to begin nationwide protests from January 15 to force President Muhammadu Buhari to name a new Inspector-General of Police. The parties, on the platform of the Coalition of United Political Parties, hinged their [...]

January 7, 2019 General