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Daily Archives: January 23, 2020

NITDA’s e-Governance crusade shouldn’t end with heads of MDAs

The Nigerian government is still not close to full exploitation of the potentials of e-governance to deliver its activities and programmes. Recently, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) organised a workshop for Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of government Ministries, [...]

April 19, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Kenya’s mSurvey Secures $3.5m Series A Investment

mSurvey today announced a Series A round of $ 3.5million, led by Africa focused venture firm TLcom Capital with investment from Social Capital, Kapor Capital, Golden Palm, and Richard Owen; founding team of Net Promoter Score (NPS). Read more on [...]

April 19, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Why you need to invest in this CC1 Mi-Fi by CloudCover

Constant connectivity to the internet has become a mode of survival for billions of people around the world and Nigeria is no exception. According to a 2017 digital report, Nigeria’s internet penetration has reached 51% making it the 2nd highest [...]

April 19, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

The grand opening — Tek Experts Nigeria

Every day, we hear stories of Nigerians in the diaspora who outperform in their various career endeavors. Last week Tuesday we heard the story of Tek Experts; a global IT support company that officially opened operations in Nigeria as a [...]

April 19, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Gunmen kidnap Benue Speaker’s adopted father

Jethro Ikyange, adopted father of the Speaker of Benue State House of Assembly, Mr. Terkimbi Ikyange, has been abducted by gunmen. It was gathered that Jethro was whisked away in the early hours of Wednesday from his ancestral home at [...]

April 19, 2018 Government and politics, Military

Buhari not responsible for marginalization of Ndigbo – Ebonyi APC guber aspirant, Adolawam

Chris Adolawam, an All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship aspirant in Ebonyi State, has said President Muhammadu Buhari is not responsible for the marginalization of the South-East region. Adolawam said some governors of the region who were only interested in personal [...]

April 19, 2018 Government and politics

What Secondus, David Mark told aspirants about Fayose’s choice

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Uche Secondus and a former Senate President, David Mark, have told governorship aspirants in Ekiti State, that Governor Ayodele Fayose’s choice will not influence the party’s position. They assured aspirants [...]

April 19, 2018 Government and politics

Again El-Rufai sacks 4,562 newly-recruited teachers

The Kaduna State Government has sacked 4,562 newly-recruited teachers a few weeks after they were issued with employment letters to replace those sacked for failing a competency test. This development was announced by the state Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Ja’afaru [...]

April 19, 2018 Government and politics

Stolen Senate mace recovered at Abuja City Gate

The Police Thursday said they have recovered the mace of the Nigerian Senate which was taken away from the National Assembly on Wednesday morning by hoodlums. Deputy Force Public Relations Officer Force Headquarters, Aremu Adeniran, said in a statement that [...]

April 19, 2018 Government and politics

Why you are probably missing out on the goodness of audiobooks

Techpoint conducted a social media poll on the most popular book formats among Nigerians and discovered that only a few people listen to audiobooks. Read more on [...]

April 19, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Chimamanda Adichie Wins Shorty Awards Literature Prize

Celebrated Nigerian author Chimamanda Adichie has been named the winner of the ‘Best in Literature’ category at the 10th edition of the Shorty Awards held in New York. The Shorty Awards celebrate the best content creators and producers and brands that have [...]

April 19, 2018 Government and politics

IMF douses fears on Nigeria’s rising debts profile

Contrary to increasing fears of negative outcome from Nigeria’s rising external and domestic debts, which many believe are back to pre-2015 levels to fund infrastructure development and budgets, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), yesterday said there is merit in this [...]

April 19, 2018 Economy

Nigerians denounce seizure of Senate mace

Prominent Nigerians and opposition political parties have expressed displeasure over the snatching of the Senate mace by some hoodlums. In a telephone chat with The Guardian, former senators, Prof. Seth Akintoye and a Third Republic senator, Anthony Adefuye, condemned the [...]

April 19, 2018 Government and politics

Yobe disburses N300m furniture loan to workers

The Yobe state government has disbursed N300 million furniture loan to workers with a maximum of a million naira each. Announcing the step recently in Damaturu, the Head of Service, Saleh Abubakar disclosed that the furniture loan is a revolving [...]

April 19, 2018 Government and politics