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Daily Archives: July 17, 2019

Weekly Tech Events #19: Techpoint Inspired, Augmented Lagos and others

Weekly Tech Events #19: Techpoint Inspired, Augmented Lagos 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, 21st May 2018 to Monday, 28th May 2018. Techpoint [...]

May 21, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
Techpoint Pitch Friday: May edition in summary

Techpoint Pitch Friday: May edition in summary

The second edition of Techpoint Pitch Friday took place on the 11th day this month. On this glorious occasion, five new pitchers took the centre stage to pitch products they've been working. Read more on Techpoint.ng Techpoint.ng [...]

May 21, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
Is financial technology really a threat to the banking industry?

Is financial technology really a threat to the banking industry?

As strange as it may sound, the apex monetary authority in Nigeria — the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) — is considering financial technology (fintech) as a threat to the banking industry. In a report by Punch, the CBN Governor, Godwin [...]

May 21, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Amaechi’s ally, Ojukaye Flag Amachree emerges new Rivers APC chairman

A former Chairman of Asari-Toru local government area, Ojukaye Flag-Amachree, has emerged the new State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State. The emergence of Ojukaye as the new Rivers State Chairman of APC came by way [...]

May 21, 2018 Government and politics

Anglican Bishop, Godwin Robinson tackles Buhari over killings in Nigeria

Bishop Godwin Robinson, Bishop of Lafia (Anglican Communion), has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to help stop the incessant killings in some parts of the country. Robinson made the appeal while speaking with NAN on the sideline of [...]

May 21, 2018 Religion

Over 100 Edo students trafficked to Libya

100 Edo students trafficked to Libya: Over 100 students of Idogbo Secondary School, Benin, have been trafficked to Libya in the last four months. This was disclosed in Benin by the senior special assistant to Governor Godwin Obaseki on human [...]

May 21, 2018 International

‘I want to love Daddy Freeze’ – Apostle Suleman speaks on OAP’s videos

Founder of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman has said controversial On-Air media personality, Daddy Freeze is not his enemy. Suleman, speaking during Sunday sermon in his church, said contrary to reports, he had never watched Freeze’s videos because he [...]

May 21, 2018 Religion

Atletico Madrid to arrive Nigeria today ahead of friendly with Super Eagles

Atletico Madrid manager, Diego Simeone, is expected to arrive Nigeria with his squad today, Monday, ahead of Tuesday’s friendly match with the Super Eagles. Simeone will land at the Abuja International Airport with a 23-man squad. Felipe Luiz, Torres Belen [...]

May 21, 2018 Sports

No parallel congress in Abia – Committee chairman, Senator Zwingina

Senator Jonathan Zwingina, the chairman of the state congress committee of the All Progressives Congress for Abia state, on Sunday, said there was no parallel congress held in the state on Saturday. This follows media report that a factional group [...]

May 21, 2018 Government and politics

Road projects: Nsukka communities applaud Gov. Ugwuanyi, Enugu lawmaker

Residents of Lejja and Eha-Alumona communities in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, weekend, hailed Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi over the government’s plans to commence work on the Lejja Road as well as the Eha-Alumona-Eha-Ndiagu-Mbu Road. The commendation came during [...]

May 21, 2018 Technology
Africa News Roundup: It is now a crime to publish fake news in Kenya

Africa News Roundup: It is now a crime to publish fake news in Kenya

Here are last weekend’s top news headlines about startups, entrepreneurship, innovation and tech around Africa. Before you hit ‘publish'. It is now a criminal offence to publish fake news online in Kenya. While many argue that this could stifle press [...]

May 21, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Banire speaks on overthrowing Tinubu in APC

The National Legal Adviser of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Muiz Banire, has reacted to reports claiming he is plotting to displace the National leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, as the defacto leader in Lagos. In [...]

May 21, 2018 Government and politics

Alleged fraud: Atiku, Gana, others visit Jang in prison

Former Vice president, Atiku Abubakar, former Minister of Information and Orientation Jerry Gana and some other key politicians on Sunday paid solidarity visits to the embattled Senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Jonah Jang, in prison. Their visits [...]

May 21, 2018 Government and politics