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Daily Archives: July 6, 2018

Social Media Roundup: Emmanuel Macron in Nigeria

This week on social media; Fresh President Emmanuel Macron visits Nigeria, Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly joining Juventus and more stories. Read more on [...]

July 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

How I processed my Nigerian Driver’s License renewal in less than 30 minutes

Every three to five years, the average driver in Nigeria experiences the all too familiar anxiety that is associated with renewing their driver’s license. This was my state of mind a few weeks back when I realised I would soon [...]

July 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

We are spicing up Techpoint Pitch Friday, beginning with July’s edition

Join us at our office in Yaba every second Friday of every month for the Techpoint Pitch Friday. Five selected individuals will get the opportunity to talk about their startup, what they hope to grow it to become in the [...]

July 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Ekiti 2018: Fayemi slams Fayose for declaring public holiday

Kayode Fayemi, the All Progressives Congress candidate for the Ekiti State governorship election has criticised Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, for declaring Thursday a public holiday owing to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, campaign rally. Fayemi in a statement by [...]

July 6, 2018 Government and politics

Offa robbery: Court refuses to free Gov Ahmed’s Chief of Staff

Offa robbery: A Federal High Court in Abuja has declined the application for bail filed by the Chief of Staff to Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara, Yusuf Abdulwahab. Abdulawahab is among the suspects being held in connection with the April 5, [...]

July 6, 2018 Societal issues

Again, Catholic priest kidnapped, released in Delta

A Catholic priest, Fr. Andrew Anah, who was abducted on Wednesday in Delta State, has regained his freedom. Anah, the parish priest of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church Obomkpa, was abducted by gunmen along the Obomkpa/Issele-Uku Road. It was the [...]

July 6, 2018 Crime

Ranching: There’ll be war – Nasarawa youths warn Gov Al-Makura

Nasarawa youths warn Gov Al-Makura: The youth wing of Alago Development Association ADA, has warmed the Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State, not to invite an unimaginable war in the state. The warning followed the Governor’s recent approval for the [...]

July 6, 2018 Societal issues

Land or Nigerians’ lives: Fani-Kayode attacks Femi Adesina

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has launched a direct verbal attack on President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina. Fani-Kayode described the presidential aide as betrayer of his people. He said the Buhari’s [...]

July 6, 2018 Government and politics

Air Namibia debuts Lagos operation to deepen intra-African trade

Namibian national carrier, Air Namibia has marked its inaugural entry into Nigeria with connecting flights from Windhoek to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. The airline, which starts with four times a week flights said successful opening of the [...]

July 6, 2018 General

No one is sure about cryptocurrencies, but Microtraction is banking on Bitkoin Africa to deliver

Microtraction recently announced its second investment yet, in Bitkoin Africa. Amid uncertainties and strict regulations, the cryptocurrency trading startup could face some challenges as a relatively new prospect in the African cryptocurrency space. Read more on [...]

July 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Cat Who Predicted Nigeria’s Loss Against Argentina Dies

Cat Who Predicted Nigeria’s Loss Against Argentina Dies: A stray cat living at Beijing’s Palace Museum died on Monday (July 2) after becoming an online sensation for making six successful predictions for this year’s World Cup. The cat, named Baidianr, [...]

July 6, 2018 Sports

Again, three feared dead by suspected herders in Benue

Three persons were yesterday feared dead in an early morning attack on Tiza Village, in Tombo Ward of Logo council area of Benue State by suspected herdsmen. It was gathered from local sources that the attackers stormed the settlement at [...]

July 6, 2018 Societal issues

Trial of Dasuki adjourned over list of exhibits

Trial of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), for alleged misappropriation of funds has been adjourned following the failure of the prosecutor to file the list of exhibits to be tendered against the accused person as required [...]

July 6, 2018 Government and politics

APC vows to punish breakaway group

The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday denied the existence of the breakaway Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), warning members of the group could face punitive measures. “While we shall continue to monitor developments in this respect, we will not hesitate [...]

July 6, 2018 Government and politics