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Uche Okwukwu

Uche Okwukwu Backs Amaechi, Says Igbo Can’t Be President

The Secretary-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Uche Okwukwu, has said that the people of the South-East played themselves out of the 2023 Presidency by failing to vote for the All Progressives Congress in the 2019 general elections. Okwukwu said he was [...]

May 21, 2019 Government and politics
Nigeria Army Reacts To Gov. Wike's Oil Bunkering Allegation Against Gen. Sarham

Nigeria Army Reacts To Gov. Wike’s Oil Bunkering Allegation Against Gen. Sarham

The Nigerian Army has reacted to Governor Nyesom Wike’s oil bunkering allegations against the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 6 Division and Land Component Commander Operation DELTA SAFE, Major General Jamil Sarham. Wike had accused Sarham of promoting illegal bickering in [...]

May 21, 2019 Military

Why Microsoft is committing $100m to hiring 500 engineers in Africa by 2023

Microsoft has officially opened its Africa Development Centre through which it plans to invest $ 100 million, over the course of 4 years, into recruiting world-class African engineering talent. But what does this mean for Africa? Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 21, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Air Peace De-board Passenger For Asking Attendant To Translate Safety Instructions To Igbo Because 'He Does Not Speak English'

Air Peace De-board Passenger For Asking Attendant To Translate To Igbo Language

Air Peace De-board Passenger For Asking Attendant To Translate Safety Instructions To Igbo Because ‘He Does Not Speak English' passenger with Air Peace was today de-boarded by the airline over claims that he could not communicate in English during safety [...]

May 21, 2019 Transportation

Dr. Ibe Kachikwu Leads Nigerian Delegation To JMMC In Saudi Arabia

The Honorable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu led the Nigerian delegation to the 14th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) which took place yesterday, 19 May 2019, in Jeddah, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. [...]

May 21, 2019 Government and politics

PMB To Commission 1MW Solar Power Plant At FUNAI, Ebonyi State (Pictures)

President Muhammadu Buhari would soon be at Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (AE-FUNAI) in Ebonyi State to commission a 1MWsolar power plant built in the university by the Federal government. Also to be commissioned by the president is eight-kilometre [...]

May 21, 2019 Technology
"For Sale" Sign On Moving Vehicles Illegal

“For Sale” Sign On Moving Vehicles Illegal – FCT VIO

Federal Capital Territory Directorate of Road Traffic Services (VIO) says pasting “For Sale” sign sticker on moving vehicles as a way of marketing was illegal and a violation of the law. Mr Kalu Emetu, the directorate’s Public Relations Officer made [...]

May 21, 2019 Business
Microsoft Corporation Visits Abuja

Microsoft Corporation Visits Abuja, Launches Africa Development Centre In Lagos

Microsoft Corporation visited the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) on Friday, May 18, to discuss their plans for Nigeria. The Microsoft delegation was led by the Executive Vice-President of Gaming, Phil Spencer and was received by the Executive Secretary/CEO of [...]

May 21, 2019 Technology
Cisco

Cisco Reinforces Commitment To Nigeria Through New Partner Repair Centre

Cisco, global technology leader, has reinforced its commitment to support the digitization of Africa’s communities, businesses and governments through several initiatives for skills and talent development, innovation and job creation.   Cisco is set to launch a new Repair Centre, train [...]

May 21, 2019 Government and politics
The Sorry State of The Lagos-Badagry Expressway This Morning

The Sorry State of The Lagos-Badagry Expressway This Morning – Photos

For those who are in Lagos, today is a wet day in the city of Lagos especially in Badagry Expressway. The rain which started as early as 8am in some major parts of the state has its effects on some [...]

May 20, 2019 Environmental issues
Tinubu Should Forget 2023 - Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Tinubu Should Forget 2023 – Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has called on National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu not to run for the 2023 presidency as being touted in some quarters. Recall that Senate President Bukola Saraki had [...]

May 20, 2019 Government and politics
VGMA 2019

List Of Winners At VGMA 2019 As Burna Boy Wins African Artiste Of The Year

The full list of winners at VGMA 2019, Vodafone Ghana Music Awards has finally been announced as the show just rounded off in the West African country. The biggest names in the Ghanaian and African music gathered at the new [...]

May 19, 2019 entertainment
Governor Yahaya Bello has made a U-turn, saying he is not owing any worker a dime in his four-year tenure.

Salary Arrears: Gov Bello Makes U-turn, Insists He’s Not Owing Workers’ Salaries

After admitting owing civil servants in Kogi State 38 months salary arrears, Governor Yahaya Bello has made a U-turn, saying he is not owing any worker a dime in his four-year tenure. Governor Bello was however quick to add that [...]

May 19, 2019 Government and politics
Michael McIntyre

Michael McIntyre: Millionaire Who Hated God Gets Saved, Now Helping Christians

Michael McIntyre reached success most people only dream of achieving. A private jet. Multiple assistants. Tens of millions in revenue. Everything changed, however, when his little daughter became ill. Michael didn't know it, but he'd had an army of people [...]

May 19, 2019 Religion
Gambling, NaijaBet, NairaBet Banned By Bauchi State House of Assembly

Gambling, NaijaBet, NairaBet Banned By Bauchi State House of Assembly

The Bauchi State House of Assembly has passed a bill banning all forms of gambling, ownership and operations of gaming machines including NaijaBet and BetNaija, in the state. The member representing Lere/Bula constituency, Aminu Tukur, who spoke to journalists after [...]

May 19, 2019 General

EFCC Arrests 22 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Delta State

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Advance Fee Fraud Section, Abuja Headquarters in collaboration with men from the Benin Zonal Office in an operation on Friday 17, 2019 arrested 22 suspected internet fraudsters during an early morning [...]

May 18, 2019 Crime

President Muhammadu Buhari & Aisha In Harami Dress In Makkah

Buhari & Aisha In Harami Dress In Makkah Me President you have lived a purposeful life God Bless you sire Me President you have shown through you that sincerity pays God bless you  Your enemies are the corrupt people  God [...]

May 18, 2019 Religion
Lagos, Ogun, Oyo Govts To Create Joint Development Commission

Lagos, Ogun, Oyo Govts To Create Joint Development Commission

Despite their party and political differences, a ray of hope shone Friday that the Governors of Oyo, Ogun and Lagos will do the needful to ensure the collective economy of the three states is taken to the next level through [...]

May 18, 2019 Government and politics
Wash Bot Machine

This Wash Bot Machine Can Wash Dangote Trucks, BRT, Luxurious Buses, Trailers In 6mins

There comes a time when you either to plan the way you spend money on your cars, buses, and vans else you go bankrupt if care is not taken however, this Wash Bot Machine can do the magic. Cars, buses, [...]

May 18, 2019 Government and politics
Sanusi Saved By Dangote From Being Dethroned

Sanusi Saved By Dangote From Being Dethroned

Sir Muhammadu Sanusi I (1905-1990 ), the grandfather of the present Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II reigned for only five years as Emir of Kano before he was forced to resign. He was said not to be in the [...]

May 18, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari

ICYMI: I opposed Osinbajo’s idea of ‘Trader Money’ but he insisted — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has frowned at the inability of the Nigerian elites to address the welfare and educational needs of the less-privileged members of the society. The President made his feelings known when he hosted Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Ministers, Service [...]

May 18, 2019 Government and politics

MTN Nigeria breaks into top 5, less than 2 days on the Nigerian Stock Exchange

In less than 24 hours after listing on the market, MTN Nigeria is already making impact on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 17, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Winners can get up to £6,000 scholarship in the Techpoint Africa and University of Sussex “Inspired Technovation Challenge”

Techpoint Africa is partnering the University of Sussex in England on the “Inspired Technovation Challenge” Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 17, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Social Media Roundup: How Guccy Branch became a social media sensation

This week on social media, Naira Marley's fraud case and Guccy Branch's viral memes, Mount Zion was trending on Nigerian Twitter and more stories. Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 17, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
JAMB gives breakdown of released, withheld results

2019 UTME: JAMB gives breakdown of released, withheld results

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has officially released the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The Board Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, who announced the results in Abuja on Saturday, said about 1,792,719 candidates sat for the examination, while [...]

May 17, 2019 Government and politics
Akeredolu Returns From Thailand

Akeredolu Returns From Thailand, Frowns At Illegal Cultivation Of Cannabis

The Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has shed more light on his trip to Thailand for Medicinal Cannabis Extract Development in Ondo State. Akeredolu who spoke with Government House Reporters at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, shortly after his [...]

May 17, 2019 Government and politics
President Buhari Arrives The City Of Madina

President Buhari Arrives The City Of Madina, The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia

President Buhari arrives the City of Madina, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah (Lesser Hajj).  Recall that the Presidency on Wednesday announced that President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the invitation of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, the ruler of [...]

May 17, 2019 Government and politics
Kemi Olunloyo

Kemi Olunloyo Leaks Chat That Accused Pastor Ibiyiomie And Iyabo Ojo Of Dating

‘Pastor David Ibiyiomie is shamelessly frolicking with iyabo ojo” – Kemi Olunloyo leak chat Kemi Olunloyo took her instagram page torelease chats she received in her DM saying that Salvation Ministries Pastor, David Ibiyiomie is shamelessly frolicking with yoruba prostitute [...]

May 17, 2019 entertainment
States To Get N649bn Paris Club Fund

States To Get N649bn Paris Club Fund

State governments will soon smile to the banks as the federal government has concluded plans to commence the final phase of the Paris Club debt refunds. Addressing journalists in Abuja on Thursday on the state of the economy, Minister of [...]

May 17, 2019 Government and politics
Ramadan

Here’s How Long Muslims Have To Fast For Ramadan Across The World

Ramadan is the holiest month of the year for Muslims around the world and it began today, May 6, 2019. During this month, adult Muslims who are healthy get up before daybreak for an early morning meal, suhoor. Then they [...]

May 17, 2019 Religion