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Clash on the Dunes: Anthony Joshua’s speech after reclaiming titles

Clash on the Dunes: Anthony Joshua’s speech after reclaiming titles

Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua (AJ) speech after he defeated Andy Ruiz to reclaim his titles. “I want to thank God. “I want to say that the first time was so nice, I just had to do it twice. “A man [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say
Clash on the Dunes: Anthony Joshua’s speech after reclaiming titles

Clash on the Dunes: Anthony Joshua’s speech after reclaiming titles

Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua (AJ) speech after he defeated Andy Ruiz to reclaim his titles. “I want to thank God. “I want to say that the first time was so nice, I just had to do it twice. “A man [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

Man City investigate reports of ‘racial gestures’ at the derby

Manchester City have said they are “aware of a video circulating on social media which appears to show a supporter making racial gestures” during their match against Manchester United. The club also said they are “working with Greater Manchester Police [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

Man City investigate reports of ‘racial gestures’ at the derby

Manchester City have said they are “aware of a video circulating on social media which appears to show a supporter making racial gestures” during their match against Manchester United. The club also said they are “working with Greater Manchester Police [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

Reinhard Bonnke’s death a big blow to christendom — Ortom

By Peter Duru – Makurdi Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has described the death of renown evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke as a big blow to christendom and the entire world. Governor Ortom described evangelist Bonnke as a true man of God [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

Reinhard Bonnke’s death a big blow to christendom — Ortom

By Peter Duru – Makurdi Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has described the death of renown evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke as a big blow to christendom and the entire world. Governor Ortom described evangelist Bonnke as a true man of God [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

Provost hails Buhari for support to Ebonyi Federal Agric College

Muhammadu Buhari Prof. Justina Mgbada, Provost, Federal College of Agriculture, Ishiagu, Ebonyi state, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the Federal Government’s numerous supports to the institution. Mgbada, who gave the commendation on Saturday in an interview with newsmen, stressed [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

SWOFON commends women farmers’ successes in spite of challenges

The Small Scale Women Farmers Organisation of Nigeria(SWOFON) has commended efforts made by women farmers in the country in contributing to food security in spite of the numerous challenges they are facing. The President of the organization, Mrs. Mary Afan, [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

We tracked 387 hate speech on social media in November ― CITAD

The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has said it tracked and documented a total of 387 Hate and dangerous speech instances on Facebook and Twitter handles across the country in November. Hamza Ibrahim, CITAD Coordinator, Countering Hate Speech [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

US cannot prevent China rooting out terrorism- Maoming

Chu-Maoming.jpg By Vera Anyagafu The US vicious attack on China will not prevent China from making progress as the education and training efforts in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region are a righteous and innovative measure taken by authorities to eradicate [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

Lack of synergy responsible for Nigeria’s loss at IMO council election — operators

Some maritime industry operators have attributed Nigeria’s loss at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Council Category C elections to lack of synergy among maritime stakeholders. They made the claim in interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

Ligue 1: Osimhen fires Chelsea warning with Brest goal

Victor Osimhen Victor Osimhen scored Lille’s only goal in Friday’s 1-0 triumph over Brest in the French Ligue 1. Having fired blanks in the Great Danes’ 1-0 away win at Olympique Lyon, the Nigeria rediscovered his scoring form to power [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

BREAKING: Popular evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke dies at 79

German Pentecostal evangelist, Reinhard Bonnke who is principally known for his gospel missions throughout Africa is dead aged 79. A post on his official Facebook page explained that his he passed away peacefully and was surrounded by his family. “It [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

NDDC: N’Delta Coalition asks Buhari, Senate to ignore ‘paid activists’

Niger Delta Development Commission By Perez Brisibe A coalition of Niger Delta activists have described the campaign to invalidate the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC and sack the Senate committee on Niger Delta as a calculated attempt [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

Clash on the Dunes: Andy Ruiz Jr. or Anthony Joshua?

The much anticipated day in the world of boxing is here! It is the rematch of Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua, following their first fight in June this year. Saturday’s much-anticipated bout is being staged in a bespoke 15,000-seater [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

Again, Fani-Kayode blows hot, condemns re-arrest of Sowore

By Nwafor Sunday The former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has condemned in its entirety the re-arrest of the convener of #RevolutionNow Protest, Mr Omoyele Sowore, describing the Department of the State Service, DSS, invasion of the High court [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

U.S. Supreme Court blocks plans to bring back federal death penalty

U.S. Supreme Court The highest court in the U.S. blocked plans to bring back the death penalty on a federal level on Friday, days before a planned execution. The U.S. Supreme Court denied an urgent application from the government to [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

Cardi B joins Lagos nightlife, visits strip club with Jidenna

Cardi B (middle) takes poses for selfie with fans Cardi B might have, earlier in the week, gone through some drama with her husband Offset, but the 27-year-old social media sensation is not letting that hold her down as she [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

Gov. Sule, Al-Makura deny friction over alleged inherited debts

Governor Abdullahi Sule Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State and his predecessor, Sen. Umaru Al-Makura, have denied rumours of a rift between them over alleged inherited debt. The duo made the clarification at a joint press briefing in  Abuja on [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

10 land grabbers arrested for unleashing terror on Ogun community

By Evelyn Usman The Ogun State Police Command has arrested 10 suspected members of a land grabbing syndicate who unleashed terror on innocent residents of Ewujomo village via igbosoro in ogijo area of the state. The suspects are : Ismaila [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

5 productive things to do with your phone while stuck in Lagos traffic

In Lagos, time spent in traffic can be the most unproductive part of a commuter’s day. Here are some productive things you can do with your phone when sitting in traffic Techpoint.Africa [...]

December 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Agric revolution will reposition African economies – Asenuga

Idowu Asenuga Idowu Asenuga is the Managing Director, Agri Supplies Limited, an agribusiness project company that is interested in the availability of foods for the Nigerian masses. The company is also into some core agricultural production activities. Following this passion [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

“Our car rescue-on-demand startup, AutoSave would have survived if we had funds for marketing” — co-founder, Ifeoluwa Popoola

AutoSave, a web-based platform connecting mechanics to car owners, thrived from 2014 until mid-2017 when the founders decided to halt operations. An interview with the co-founder reveals why Techpoint.Africa [...]

December 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Court remands policeman over alleged murder at Lagos night club

The Nigerian Police An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, on Thursday, remanded a 48-year-old policeman, Apalowo Ola, who allegedly murdered a 27-year-old-man in a Lagos night club. Chief Magistrate, Mr M.A. Ajiferuke, who did not take the [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

Social Media Roundup: The Nigerian artiste of the decade

This week on social media; who’s the Nigerian artiste of the decade?, Nairobi governor and others arrested for economic crimes and other stories. Techpoint.Africa [...]

December 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Trump calls for World Bank to stop loaning to China

Trump (left) United States President Donald Trump on Friday called for the World Bank to stop loaning money to China, his latest strike at Beijing as the two countries continue negotiating a trade deal. “Why is the World Bank loaning [...]

December 7, 2019 What the papers say

Why South Africa might be the major market for the impending stand-alone DStv Now

A look at how figures from MultiChoice and Netflix point to the fact that South Africa is likely going to be a major market for DStv Now that is going solo in March 2020. Techpoint.Africa [...]

December 5, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Techpoint Build alumnus, Foodlocker, and 15 other startups join the UM6P accelerator in Morocco

Nearly a year after finishing as runner-up in Techpoint Build’s Pitch Storm, Foodlocker has been selected to participate in a 12-week-long accelerator program in Morocco Techpoint.Africa [...]

December 5, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Red Cross brings blockchain-cash to rural Kenyans

Red Cross recently launched a mobile-based local currency system powered by blockchain to improve trade and economy in rural areas and slums in Kenya. Techpoint.Africa [...]

December 4, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

The race for data supremacy in Nigeria appears to be narrowing down to just MTN and Airtel

For the first time in five months, MTN gained more data subscribers than Airtel, but both telcos have pulled ahead of the pack as Glo seems to be losing its foothold in the race for data supremacy Techpoint.Africa [...]

December 4, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps