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Daily Archives: July 18, 2018

MTN Nigeria may be violating customer privacy with its new solution

In the race towards relevance, firms continually devise ways to serve customers better. This appears to be the case with MTN Nigeria as it recently launched the Customer Experience Management (CEM) system. The CEM system, according to the General Manager, [...]

July 18, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

A tour of Workstation; the “co-everything” space located in Victoria Island

We took a tour of Workstation, a coworking space located in Victoria Island, Lagos. Join us as we look into the space through our camera lens. Read more on Techpoint.ng Techpoint.ng [...]

July 18, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Obasanjo’s ally, Olakojo speaks on nomination of consensus candidate against Buhari

Chief Olayiwola Olakojo, a close associate of former president Olusegun Obasanjo, has stated that there was no going back on the recent memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by 34 political parties to present a joint presidential candidate against the incumbent [...]

July 18, 2018 General

Oyo 2019: Suspected thugs attack ex-CBN Deputy Governor, Adebayo Adelabu, loyalists

Suspected political thugs, Tuesday, launched an attack on the convoy of former Deputy Governor (Operations) of Central Bank of Nigeria, Chief Adebayo Adelabu in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.   Adelabu, who recently resigned from the apex bank to join [...]

July 18, 2018 Government and politics

UN raises alarm over herdsmen, warns Nigeria

The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, says the conflicts between herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria are becoming more sophisticated and deadlier. Chambas, who is Head, UN Office for West African [...]

July 18, 2018 International

APC reports Gov. Dickson to Buhari

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bayelsa State has reported the state Governor, Seriake Dickson to President Muhammadu Buhari. The party called on the President to wade into the harassment and intimidation meted on its members by [...]

July 18, 2018 Government and politics

Reps can’t stop members from leaving APC – Spokesman, Namdas

Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Hon Abdulrazak Namdas has reacted to plans by his colleagues to defect en masse from the All Progressives Congress, APC. He said the Green Chamber was in no [...]

July 18, 2018 Government and politics

Nigerian govt to begin IPPIS enrollment of military personnel

The Federal Government has concluded arrangements to begin the enrollment of all military personnel on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS), scheme from July 30. Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), made the decision known in [...]

July 18, 2018 Military

FG pushes for lower cement price, adoption of concrete roads

FG pushes for lower cement price: The Federal Government has called on cement manufacturers to consider reducing the price of the commodity in order to improve local consumption for various infrastructural projects, even as they continue to build their export [...]

July 18, 2018 Economy

Fayose visits Ewi of Ado Ekiti over alleged harassment, withdrawal of security aides

Governor Ayodele Fayose yesterday made his first public appearance, seventy-two hours after the governorship election. Fayose visited the palace of the Ado Ekiti paramount ruler, the Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Rufus Adeyemo Adejugbe Aladesanmi 111. He narrated how he and [...]

July 18, 2018 Government and politics

Osinbajo visits as death toll in Katsina flood rises to 52

Flooding caused by torrential rains on Nigeria’s border with Niger has left more than 52 people dead and another 20 missing in Katsina State, the emergency services said yesterday. The Guardian gathered that the actual numbers of casualties may never [...]

July 18, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari demands N242b for 2019 elections

“The aggregate cost of the Nigeria 2019 elections is estimated at N242,445,322,600.00, but only N164,104,792,065.00 will be spent for urgent needs of the polls because of funds constraints,’’ President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed yesterday. In a letter read by Senate President [...]

July 18, 2018 Government and politics