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Daily Archives: August 16, 2019

Opportunities Weekly: Women in Tech Africa Pitch Agrihack 2018, Alibaba eFounders Fellowship and more

Every Wednesday by 5 PM (WAT), we publish a list of opportunities across the globe for entrepreneurs, individuals, and startups. Don’t miss out! Read more on Techpoint.ng Techpoint.ng [...]

April 25, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Atiku speaks at Chatham House, reveals why Nigeria must stop depending on oil

Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, on Wednesday cautioned Nigeria against its over-dependence on oil. The Waziri of Adamawa said Nigeria should learn from Venezuela, a country with the largest oil reserve in the world that still faces so many challenges. [...]

April 25, 2018 Government and politics

VP Osinbajo’s recent tour of Lagos startup community could have been more productive

Last week, Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, visited Lagos on a personal tour of its tech community. But his visit his visit was disappointing as what follows is a list of matters that were surprisingly not addressed. Read [...]

April 25, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

NEMA probe: DG, Mustapha Maihaja makes shocking revelation

NEMA probe: The Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Engineer Mustapha Maihaja has admitted before the House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness of violating establishment law, which mandates it to liaise with its state [...]

April 25, 2018 Government and politics

Fayose reacts to Dino Melaye’s arrest

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has reacted to the arrest and manhandling of Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye on Tuesday. The Senator representing Kogi West was admitted in the hospital after he attempted to escape from police custody on [...]

April 25, 2018 Government and politics

Osinabjo reveals what will happen to those attackers in churches, mosques

The Federal Government has vowed to death with those attacking  worshipers in churches and mosques across the country. Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, those who are hell bent on making the nation ungovernable would soon face the wrath of law. [...]

April 25, 2018 Religion

About 128.5 million Nigerians will have a mobile subscription by 2025

According to the Mobile Economy 2018 report by GSMA Intelligence, 55% of Nigerians will have a mobile subscription by 2025. This equates to 128.5 million subscribers, going by Population Pyramid’s projection of 233.6 million for the same period. The global report, [...]

April 25, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Osinbajo reveals what Buhari government wants from Nigerians

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday appealed to Nigerian to pray for him and his boss, President Muhammadu Buhari. He said the prayers were needed to enable those in government overcome numerous challenges facing the nation. Osinbajo, who [...]

April 25, 2018 Government and politics

Okonjo-Iweala reveals those who planned to destroy her for fighting corruption

Erstwhile Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has revealed how oil importers and marketers wanted confine her to a wheelchair. She also alleged that the marketers wanted to force her out of office during the time she served under ex-President Goodluck [...]

April 25, 2018 Government and politics

Mixed reactions greet Araromi/Oke-Odo market demolition

Oke-Odo market demolition – Markets demolitions in Lagos state have become Siamese in recent years. Major markets in Lagos have witnessed demolition at the expense of both buyers and sellers in such markets to the profit of the state government. [...]

April 25, 2018 Business

Ambode: Getting feedback from Apapa

No doubt, one of the strategies that has helped the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode-led administration in meeting the needs of the larger populace in the state is the quarterly town hall meetings. The Governor, from inception of his administration, had assured [...]

April 25, 2018 Government and politics

Tier 2 banks brace for tougher business climate

Clearly, the Nigerian banking industry has been passing through a difficult period since the middle of 2014 when oil prices slumped, triggering a sharp rise in lenders’ Non-Performing Loans (NPLs). The situation got tougher when the country’s economy slipped into [...]

April 25, 2018 Economy