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Daily Archives: July 12, 2018

The Nigerian market may not be ready for an online-only VoD platform

Nigeria has had its fair share of players entering and exiting the video on demand (VoD) market space. Yet, the sector remains one of the most interesting and promising ones, considering that Nigerians are on the push for more broadband penetration. [...]

July 12, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Introducing Techpoint Base: A comprehensive database for startups

Over the years, has extensively covered Nigerian and African startups in their entirety and in this time, we have learnt a thing or two about them. We discovered a dearth of resource database for these startups; from essentials talent, [...]

July 12, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Ex-NYSC director claims Kemi Adeosun’s exemption certificate is fake

A retired Director of Mobilisation at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Anthony Ani, has given reasons the purported ‘Certificate of Exemption’ owned by Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, is not genuine and “wouldn’t have emanated from the NYSC”. [...]

July 12, 2018 Government and politics

Attack on Fayose: Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan cautions security agencies

FAttack on Fayose:  ormer President Goodluck Jonathan has called for caution over the activities of security agencies deployed to Ekiti State ahead of Saturday’s Governorship election. His appeal followed Wednesday’s alleged manhandling of some people, including the Governor of the [...]

July 12, 2018 Government and politics

Enugu residents laud Ugwuanyi on road rehabilitation

Residents of John Nwodo close, G.R.A, Enugu have expressed “immense gratitude” to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for the award of contract for the rehabilitation of their road during the recent meeting of the State Executive Council (EXCO). A statement signed on [...]

July 12, 2018 Government and politics

Attack on Fayose: PDP to embark on nationwide protest

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has directed its state executive committee members, leaders and stakeholders to march peacefully to the police commands in all states of the federation. The peaceful protest, according to the party, was [...]

July 12, 2018 Government and politics

$322m Abacha loot: Osinbajo reveals how beneficiaries would be selected

Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo has finally cleared the air on how the beneficiaries of the direct cash transfer from the $322m recovered Abacha loot would be paid. The money is part of the loot stashed in Switzerland by the late former [...]

July 12, 2018 Government and politics

Adeosun’s certificate saga: I’ve summoned NYSC DG – Minister

Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung has summoned the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Suleiman Kazaure, over the controversy trailing the authenticity of the Exemption Certificate tendered by the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun. Dalung [...]

July 12, 2018 Government and politics

Two military officers, three firms temporarily forfeit N200m to FG

A federal High Court in Lagos, yesterday ordered that two military officers and their firms temporarily forfeits N200 million to the Federal Government. The money was said to have been fraudulently warehoused in some commercial banks, and would remain seized [...]

July 12, 2018 Government and politics

NBC cautions radio station over alleged partisanship

National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) yesterday stated that the Ekiti Radio had become highly unprofessional and dangerously partisan in its reportage of the gubernatorial democratic process in the state. NCB’s Director General, Is’haq Modibbo Kawu, disclosed this in a statement yesterday. [...]

July 12, 2018 Technology

Nigerian ambassador to Sao Tome and Principe is dead

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has described the death of Nigerian ambassador to Sao Tome and Principe, Queen Imaria Worlu, as unfortunate. The Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Olukunle Bamgbose, stated this in a statement made available to Hope For Nigeria, in [...]

July 12, 2018 Government and politics

Jonathan, PDP, others condemn blockade of Ekiti government house

Armed policemen yesterday sealed off the Ekiti State Government House, preventing supporters of Governor Ayodele Fayose from gaining access. A rally scheduled to take place at Fajuyi Park, near Government House, was broken up, as policemen fired teargas canisters into [...]

July 12, 2018 Government and politics