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Daily Archives: October 21, 2019

Social Media Roundup: President Buhari gets a shady award for excellent leadership

This week on social media, President Buhari gets an award from Martin Luther King’s family, Linda Ikeji is engaged and more stories. The post Social Media Roundup: President Buhari gets a shady award for excellent leadership appeared first on Techpoint.ng. [...]

March 30, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

OLX releases significant platform upgrade in Nigeria

The world’s leading trading platform, OLX, is launching a brand new, overhauled app, and replacing its website and mobile site with a progressive web app (PWA), which is part of a global move to solidify OLX’s number one position. The [...]

March 30, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Osinbajo lists N-Power, other SIP achievements under Buhari

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday stated that the Buhari government has committed N500billion to Social Investment Programme. He described this as the largest pro-poor programme in Nigeria’s history, and the largest social safety net in Sub-Saharan Africa. Osinbajo, in [...]

March 30, 2018 Government and politics

Two students found dead after heavy flood in Lagos

Two male students of a private secondary school were on Thursday found dead in the flood after a heavy rain in Alagbado area of Lagos. It was gathered that the boys were found floating at Casso Bus Stop on Lagos/Abeokuta [...]

March 30, 2018 Societal issues

3 miners dead in Kaduna, several others injured

About three persons have been reported dead following a clash at a mining site in Bakin Kogi village of Kaninkon Chiefdom in Jema’a local government area of Kaduna State. Alhaji Yusuf Usman, the administrator of the local government area, who [...]

March 30, 2018 Societal issues

PDP challenges Osinbajo to ‘Name corrupt members of our party, provide evidence against them’

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kola Ologbondiyan, has challenged Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to name corrupt members of the party and provide proof of his allegations against them. He spoke in reaction to the claim [...]

March 30, 2018 Government and politics

Global LinkUP: Bitcoin prices are still falling

The Global Linkup is a summary roundup of important tech news curated from around the world. On this week’s edition of the global news round up, there are indications that Cambridge Analytica is unrepentant. In Europe, Brexit has made the [...]

March 30, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

How Tinubu made me, Fashola, Fayemi, others – Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed on Thursday described former Lagos Governor, Bola Tinubu as “an exceptionally visionary politician who has invested in many people’’. The minister spoke at the 10th Bola Tinubu Colloquium and his 66th birthday celebration [...]

March 30, 2018 Government and politics

BREAKING: Reps member, Buba Jibril is dead

The member representing Lokoja/Kogi Federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Umar Baba Jibril is dead. Aged 58 years, Jibril, a three-time member of the house, died in the early hours of Friday in Abuja. One of his political associates, [...]

March 30, 2018 General

Terragon Group raises $5m from TLcom Capital

Terragon Group, a Lagos-based digital and marketing tech solutions provider, has just raised $ 5m from TLcom Capital. This is only TLcom Capital’s second investment in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) since it announced a $ 40m seed fund dedicated solely to startups on [...]

March 30, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Senate rejects $350 million Kaduna loan request

Senate rejects $350 million Kaduna loan request: Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s request to secure a $350 million World Bank loan for Kaduna State was yesterday rejected by the Senate. It said the state government already has an existing backlog of $231 [...]

March 30, 2018 Government and politics

Residents groan, businesses falter as Buhari visits Lagos

Buhari visits Lagos: Lagos residents yesterday groaned under gridlock caused at different locations in the city by President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state. The state government had announced on Tuesday that movement would be restricted to certain areas during [...]

March 30, 2018 Economy