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Daily Archives: April 18, 2019

Techpoint will host the biggest tech conference in Nigeria this May — Techpoint Inspired 2.0

Technology has been the bedrock of economic and infrastructural development in many nations of the world. Unfortunately, when it comes to technological innovation, Nigeria is lagging behind. However, over the course of the past 3 years chronicling the impact of [...]

February 20, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Jobs Weekly: Vacancy for Social Media Personnel, Front End Developer, Digital Marketer and more

Below is a compiled list of some available tech job vacancies for you this week. Follow the instructions specified for each role to apply. Social Media Personnel at Miceu Technology Job type: Full-time Location: Ikeja, Lagos Application deadline: March 5, 2018 [...]

February 20, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

The Nigerian government spent ₦65 million on an already existing website

The Nigerian government reportedly spent ₦65 million on an already existing website in 2017. The website belongs to the Office of the Secretary General of the Federation(OSGF) and was already functional before the money was budgeted for it.  According to [...]

February 20, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Offline or online, why you should follow your customer everywhere

At the just concluded Techpoint Build, Marketing Head at HMD Global, Olumide Balogun, said businesses have to be effectively represented offline and online simultaneously. In examining his point, there’s the rush to go online for businesses irrespective of size and [...]

February 20, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Mobile Medics  — access healthcare professionals easily

Mobile Medics is an online platform that allows users get easy access to healthcare professionals. Launched on September 11, 2017, by Oni Oluwaseyi, Orisayomi Samuel, Ola Aderakinyo, Foluke oladayo and Victory Alibor, the platform delivers primary healthcare as a preventive [...]

February 20, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Tinubu, Buhari will never let APC die – Akande

Former interim national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande, has described those leaving the party ahead of the 2019 general elections as opportunists. He said that the party will never die. Akande insisted that despite the [...]

February 20, 2018 General

Nigerians are angry with you, admit your government has failed – Cardinal Okogie tells Buhari

A former President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi-Okogie, has told the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration that Nigerians are angry over poverty and insecurity in the country. Okogie, a former Lagos Archbishop of the Catholic Church, also [...]

February 20, 2018 Religion

15 great books many successful Nigerian tech founders and CEOs live by

Over the past 3 years, I have interviewed more than 50 successful founders and CEOs within the internet and tech startup space through my Founder's Table series. A recurring theme that I have observed in interviewing them is that they [...]

February 20, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

If you give Nigerians good roads, railway, stable power they will be happy – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Daura, Katsina State said that all mismanaged and misappropriated national assets recovered will be sold off and proceeds paid to the treasury for the benefit of the country. President Buhari who gave the assurance when [...]

February 20, 2018 Government and politics

Kanu’s wife says she lacks knowledge of his whereabouts

Meanwhile, Uchechi Kanu, wife of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has said she is not aware of the whereabouts of her husband, adding that she is not sure if he is alive or dead. She [...]

February 20, 2018 Nigerian-Biafran War

Community, others sue Cross River over superhighway project

Cross River over superhighway project: The Okuni community in Ikom Local Council of Cross River State, the Olulumo/Okuni clan head, Okim Anthony Ori Ndoma and three others have sued the state government and two other defendants for N2 billion, as [...]

February 20, 2018 Technology

Suspected soldier, three others killed in Akwa Ibom attacks

There was pandemonium in Etim Ekpo Local Council of Akwa Ibom State yesterday as gunmen killed a suspected soldier and three civilians in a gun battle. The gunmen, suspected to be militants, engaged a combined team of soldiers, Department of [...]

February 20, 2018 Societal issues

Nigerian businesses risk €20 million fine over non-compliance with new EU data policy

Nigerian businesses that collect, store and process personal data for European Union (EU) citizens for the provision of goods and services risk €20 million fine if they failed to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The National [...]

February 20, 2018 Government and politics

FG queries Magu, Keyamo over graft charges against CCT boss

The Federal Government has queried the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, and an Abuja-based lawyer, Mr. Festus Keyamo. The reprimand followed corruption charges they filed against the Chairman, Code of Conduct Tribunal [...]

February 20, 2018 Government and politics

FIFA President arrives in Lagos for CAF Football Awards

Infantino's first visit upon arrival was to the Lagos State Government House where he met with Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. FIFA President Gianni Infantino is in Nigeria for the inaugural edition of the AITEO/CAF Football Awards. Infantino, who arrived in Lagos on Monday, [...]

February 20, 2018 Sports

Goat thieves paraded in Enugu

Following their arrest, the two goat thieves paraded and branded thieves for their crime. During an unsuccessful attempt to steal goats, two suspects were apprehended and paraded with their loot. The two young men were reportedly arrested while trying to steal [...]

February 20, 2018 Societal issues