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Daily Archives: November 15, 2019

Weekly Tech Events #21: Techpoint Pitch Friday, Eastern Tech Expo 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, 4th June 2018 to Monday, 11th June 2018. Techpoint [...]

June 4, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

The MTN Group is looking to sell more shares in Ghana than Nigeria

With no definite date yet, MTN Nigeria is looking forward to raising the sum of $ 500 million, disposing of about 30% stake in the business by getting listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). And just recently, MTN Ghana [...]

June 4, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

This is a movement – The largest tech conference in West Africa

Our primary goal at Techpoint.ng is to take tech mainstream in Africa. Everything we’ve done since our launch in 2015 has been a little step geared towards achieving this goal. We believe the gospel of technology must be preached to [...]

June 4, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Celebrate the game with Jumia Nigeria

Featuring Jumia world cup promotion, Official 2018 Nigerian Jersey & 20% Cash back As if the burning anticipation and excitement surrounding the World Cup 2018 is not incredible enough, Jumia.com Nigeria’s largest online retail store is adding more heat to [...]

June 4, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Our victory at Oyo bye-election indicates what will happen to APC – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said its victory in the Oyo State Assembly bye-election was an indication of the “inescapable fate” that will befall the All Progressives Congress, APC, in 2019. PDP stated this while reacting to the victory [...]

June 4, 2018 Government and politics

Police speak on Otukpo cult war, give details of bloody clash

The Benue State Police Command has confirmed the cult clash in Otukpo area of Benue State where several persons were killed on Sunday. Hope For Nigeria reports that no fewer than 10 were killed and several persons injured in a clash that [...]

June 4, 2018 Military

Ekiti guber: Bamidele’s aide gives update on injured APC chieftain

Ahmed Salami, Special Assistant on Media to All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Opeyemi Bamidele, has disclosed that his principal has been moved to Lagos for further treatment. The former House of Representatives member underwent surgery Friday night. Bamidele was one of the [...]

June 4, 2018 Government and politics

Officer died, inmates escape as gunmen storm Minna Prison

The Medium Security Prison located at Tunga area of Minna metropolis was attacked by gunmen on Sunday night. DSP Rabiu M. Shuaibu, PRO, Nigerian Prison Service, Niger command, confirmed this in a statement made available to DAILY POST on Monday [...]

June 4, 2018 Military

Why I made Justice Akanbi ICPC chairman – Obasanjo

Nigeria’s former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has stated that he picked the late Mustapha Akanbi as chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, because of his honesty. Akanbi, the pioneer chairman of the anti-graft agency [...]

June 4, 2018 Government and politics

Why Saraki is ‘being victimised’ by Buhari govt – Omokri

Former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has reacted to the news of the invitation of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki by the Nigerian Police in connection with the recent Offa bank robbery. Omokri, in a series of tweets, [...]

June 4, 2018 Government and politics

Africa News Roundup — June 4, 2018

Here are last weekend’s top headlines on startups, entrepreneurship, innovation and tech from around Africa. RE: Social media tax in Uganda Just 6 weeks ago, we told you about the Ugandan government’s intention to impose taxes on social media usage [...]

June 4, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

NNPC speaks on N36bn royalty claim linked to Kachikwu

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has dismissed insinuation of an approved N36 billion compensation said to be due to Alesa-Eleme community in Rivers state as royalty for playing host to the Port Harcourt Refining Company (PHRC). NNPC, in a [...]

June 4, 2018 Government and politics

Boko Haram fight commercialized, sack military officers in charge – Fasehun tells Buhari

The founder of Oodua People’s Congress, OPC, Dr. Frederick Fasehun, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to remove top military officers in charge of the fight against Boko Haram. Fasehun urged Buhari to mandate the military commanders to end the [...]

June 4, 2018 Government and politics

‘Multivitamins provide no health benefits’

The most popular vitamin and mineral supplements do not make people healthier, a new study has found.Researchers say that common pills, including vitamin C capsules and calcium tablets have not been proven to provide health benefits. Others could even increase [...]

June 4, 2018 Health issues

Fayose alleges plot to implicate him, PDP leaders in murder

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has alleged plot by the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kayode Fayemi, to implicate him with murder. He said the plot, which is also targeted at some leaders of the party, was [...]

June 4, 2018 Government and politics