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Daily Archives: February 23, 2019

Zinox acquires Konga

The Zinox Group has reportedly acquired Konga but the financial aspects of the deal are still not in the public domain. The acquisition encompasses all of Konga; it's ecommerce domain,, KOS Express which is its logistics arm, and  KongaPay, the [...]

February 3, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Fulani Herdsmen: Ango Abdullahi is a liar – Ezeife

A former Governor of Anambra State, Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife has taken a swipe at the spokesman of Northern Elders’ Forum, Ango Abdullahi over his claims that killings in the middle belt is a plot against the North. Ango Abdullahi had [...]

February 3, 2018 Societal issues

Ooni of Ife ordered his guard ‘to push me’ in public – Oluwo of Iwo

The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Adewale Akanbi, has alleged that the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, ordered his bodyguard to push him out of the way during the meeting of traditional rulers in the country held in Port Harcourt, [...]

February 3, 2018 Government and politics

Army to conduct Operation Crocodile Smile, Python Dance again

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says Nigerian Army will conduct more exercises in 2018 to assist civil authorities to deal with internal security challenges in parts of the country. Speaking with newsmen on Friday after leading troops on [...]

February 3, 2018 Military

Northern elders blast Obasanjo, reject El-Rufai committee’s report on restructuring

The Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) have blasted former President Olusegun Obasanjo for criticising President Muhammadu Buhari’s government despite his failures as president of Nigeria. The Spokesperson of the NEF, Prof Ango Abdullahi described Obasanjo’s statements to Buhari and his criticism [...]

February 3, 2018 Government and politics

2019: Why I can’t contest against Buhari – Babagana Kingibe

A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babagana Kingibe, has said that he will not stand against President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 election. Mr. Kingibe’s purported campaign posters for the presidency were recently circulated in Abuja [...]

February 3, 2018 Government and politics

‘Nigeria, foreign countries now share data on bank accounts, property of Nigerians’

THE Nigeria government and some foreign countries, including the United Kingdom (UK), have commenced the Automatic Exchange of Tax Information (AETI), particularly on overseas assets owned by Nigerians. Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, said this yesterday in Abuja during the [...]

February 3, 2018 Technology

Nigeria has no regrets fighting apartheid in South Africa, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja said Nigeria has no regrets fighting the scourge of apartheid in South Africa until a full democratic system was established in the country. Receiving the outgoing South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Lulu [...]

February 3, 2018 Government and politics

100 Nigerians to fly with Eagles to World Cup

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has provided a platform to fly 100 Nigerians with the Super Eagles to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The campaign to take the football fans to Russia is officially live, as the NFF aim to gather football fans to [...]

February 3, 2018 Sports

Is senate president about to dump APC?

There are growing insinuations in certain quarters that Senate President Bukola Saraki is warming up to dump the APC for the PDP. Rumours over Saraki’s possible defection have been swirling forever and he hasn’t done a good job of quelling them, it [...]

February 3, 2018 Government and politics

This week on Techpoint: Build it and they’ll come

Here are the most interesting things that happened on Techpoint this week.   Everything that happened at Techpoint Build 2018. The accidental tech CEO: From banking and finance to core IT. Rensource raises $ 3.5m to take affordable renewable energy to [...]

February 3, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps