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Daily Archives: August 16, 2019

Techpoint Pitch Friday: Fostering collaboration and information sharing

The next edition will be taking place on 11th of May 2018. We urge startup founders to take advantage of this forum and simply register to be a part of it. Read more on [...]

April 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Weekly Tech Events #15: Global Azure Bootcamp, Lagos Blockchain Hackathon and others

This week is loaded with events you don’t want to miss. We have curated a list of tech events that will interest you. They are coming up on or between Monday, 16th April 2018 to Monday, 23rd April 2018. Meet [...]

April 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

What we can expect from Konga-Yudala marriage

Now that Konga and Yudala have officially merged, we look into the possibility of the new Konga conquering the Nigerian eCommerce sector by combining the strengths of both parties. Read more on [...]

April 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigeria leads AU Peace and Security Council mission to South-Sudan

The Federal Government says it is leading the African Union Union Peace and Security Council (PSC) Field mission to South Sudan. Mr Bankole Adeoye, Ambassador/Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the African Union, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) the [...]

April 16, 2018 Government and politics

There’s a growing trend of foreign investors leaving the Nigerian startup scene

A look at the recent trend of foreign investors exiting the Nigerian Internet space both as players as well as actors. Read more on [...]

April 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

SPONSORED :Two-day battery flagship hero Nokia 7 plus arrives in Nigeria

Made for creators to deliver stunning content, the Nokia 7 plus is now available to buy through accredited dealers nationwide HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today announces that the Nokia 7 plus is now available to buy from [...]

April 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Why Igbos must produce Nigeria’s president in 2023 – Uzodimma

The Senator representing Imo West, Hope Uzodimma, has declared that the Igbos must produce president in 2023. Uzodimma said it was the only way to reintegrate South-East into the country. The Senator made the declaration during his address as the [...]

April 16, 2018 Government and politics

Why Tinubu must be crucified for supporting Buhari in 2015 – Fani-Kayode

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has said that the National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, deserves to be ‘crucified’, for supporting President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 presidential election. Fani-Kayode stated this in a tweet [...]

April 16, 2018 Government and politics

Wike speaks on Federal Character Commission shortchanging Rivers

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has faulted the non-representation of the state in the Federal Character Commission, FCC. He charged the body to address the widespread cries of marginalisation in Nigeria. Wike expressed the displeasure in Port Harcourt while [...]

April 16, 2018 Government and politics

Africa News Roundup: Internet versus African leaders edition

Here are last weekend’s top headlines on startups, entrepreneurship, innovation and tech from around Africa. Tanzanian Bloggers are an endangered species. The Tanzanian government has finalised plans to regulate social media and blogging, through its newly issued ‘Electronic and Postal Communications [...]

April 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Buhari brought disaster to Nigeria – Junaid Mohammed

Elder statesman and Second Republic lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed has described the president Muhammadu Buhari-led government as a complete disaster. Mohammed said the Buhari government had thrown Nigeria into turmoil, thereby making the nation ungovernable. He made these observations in an [...]

April 16, 2018 Government and politics

SEC: Buhari’s minister under fire for reassigning portfolios

Three shareholders’ groups have called for the immediate removal of Kemi Adeosun as Minister of Finance, for her unwholesome interference on the affairs of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Adeosun had on Friday approved the reassignment of portfolios in [...]

April 16, 2018 Government and politics


I find it appropriate to ask pertinent questions about our labour unions this first working day of the week. What happened to our labour unions that made them lose their voices even in the face of tyranny? Has their solidarity [...]

April 16, 2018 Government and politics

Stop blaming past leaders: You are also a past leader, take responsibility – CDHR, CD tell Buhari

The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, CDHR, and the Campaign for Democracy, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to stop blaming past leaders for the state of the nation and take responsibility. This was in reaction to the [...]

April 16, 2018 Government and politics

President Trump to host Buhari

President Donald Trump will host his Nigerian counterpart, Muhammadu Buhari in Washington on April 30. The meeting will focus on “fighting terrorism” and “promoting economic growth”. This was part of a statement from the White House on Sunday. The statement [...]

April 16, 2018 Government and politics

Firm donates boreholes, learning materials to Osun community

In line with its mission to attract development to communities nationwide, Beltij Limited, a gold-mining company, has donated three boreholes and learning materials to Igun Ijesa community in Osun State. During the inauguration recently, the firm’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. [...]

April 16, 2018 Technology