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Daily Archives: July 11, 2018

Beyond Uche from Taxify, meet the team behind Taxify Nigeria

We took a tour around the Taxify Nigeria office space and met with the dedicated team behind Taxify operations in Nigeria. Read more on Techpoint.ng Techpoint.ng [...]

July 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Former Konga boss, Sim Shagaya may be eyeing agriculture

For the founder and former CEO of Konga, Sim Shagaya, farming seems to be the next stop as evident in his tweets. Shagaya — who until earlier this year was the chairman of Konga — in a recent tweet pointed [...]

July 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Fayose raises alarm over alleged police invasion of govt house

Just few days to the governorship election in Ekiti State, security operatives have reportedly blocked the state government house.   Gunshots were equally heard in Ado-Ekiti, a situation that created tension among residents of the area who scampered for safety. [...]

July 11, 2018 Government and politics

How we can work harmoniously with herdsmen through data capturing – South West farmers

Chairman of the South West Farmers Association, Mr Segun Dasaolu has declared that the best solution to the crisis between farmers and herdsmen in the region is that, there must be a clear identity of all herdsmen in the region [...]

July 11, 2018 Societal issues

EFCC, ICPC, FIRS, others directed to witch-hunt political opponents – Obasanjo

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has alleged that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government was using the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission, ICPC, to “witch-hunt” political opponents. He said this while claiming [...]

July 11, 2018 Government and politics

Babangida loses houses, cars, cash to Nigerian govt

The Federal High Court in Minna, Niger State, has ordered the interim forfeiture of some assets belonging to ex-Niger governor, Babangida Aliyu. Justice Yellim Bogoro ordered that the assets would remain temporarily forfeited to the Federal Government pending the trial [...]

July 11, 2018 Government and politics

NFF ready for EFCC investigation, says board

The leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) headed by Amaju Pinnick yesterday said it was ready to face the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC) investigations, which has allegedly been bandied by some people allegedly working to install Plateau State-born [...]

July 11, 2018 Military

Nigeria Internet registrar targets 1m .ng domain registrations by 2023

Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) is targeting the registration of about one million .ng domains names in another five years. The President of NiRA, Rev. Sunday Folayan, at a post event interview in Lagos, at the weekend, said there has [...]

July 11, 2018 Technology

PDP, APC hold counter rallies in Ekiti State

The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday expressed confidence it would retain power in the 2019 elections, notwithstanding opposition by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and dozens of other political parties. The PDP on Monday had signed a Memorandum of Understanding [...]

July 11, 2018 Government and politics

We will rescue Nigeria, says ex-Vice President Atiku

A presidential aspirant and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday said corruption thrived more in the present government than any other since 1999. He said the coming together of 40 political parties was to rescue the country and return it [...]

July 11, 2018 Government and politics

Federal Government plans to close Third Mainland Bridge for repairs tomorrow

The Federal Government yesterday said consultations were ongoing for the closure of Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos for repairs. Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Adedamola Kuti, who disclosed this in Lagos, said the Ministry of Works would hold a [...]

July 11, 2018 Technology

Senate lists Buhari’s alleged human rights violations, assault on constitution

The Senate has scheduled for debate and investigation allegations of human rights and constitutional violations by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. The recent enactment of the controversial Executive Order No. 006 as a legislation, which permits security agencies to freeze [...]

July 11, 2018 Government and politics