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Daily Archives: July 25, 2018

2 Nigerian and 1 Kenyan startup emerge winners of Visa Everywhere Initiative

Nigerian startups CredPal and Growsel and Kenya’s Mookh Africa fended off competition from the nine other contestants to come out victorious at the Visa Everywhere Initiative Read more on Techpoint.ng Techpoint.ng [...]

July 25, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

2018 is the year of the Nigerian fintech startup

The possible reasons that fintech startups are getting attraction and funding as evident in the Nigeria Startup Funding Report for Q2 2018. Read more on Techpoint.ng Techpoint.ng [...]

July 25, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Police parade 20 suspected criminals, kidnappers in Rivers

The Rivers State Police Command has paraded suspected criminals arrested in different parts of the State within the last one month. State Commissioner of Police, CP Zaki Ahmed while briefing newsmen at the Police Headquarters in Port Harcourt said most [...]

July 25, 2018 Government and politics

2019: Okupe speaks on Saraki, Moghalu becoming Nigeria’s next President, Vice

Doyin Okupe, former Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has revealed why the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Kingsley Moghalu, former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, should become President and Vice, respectively, in [...]

July 25, 2018 Government and politics

How IG of Police visited Aso Rock thrice after siege against Saraki, others

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris was at the presidential villa in Abuja three times on Tuesday. Idris was summoned by the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari to meet President Muhammadu Buhari. He also met with Vice [...]

July 25, 2018 Government and politics

Benue Assembly: Impeached Speaker insists he’s in office, APC reacts

Ikyange was impeached by 21 members. The House has 30 members. Other principal officers sacked were the Deputy Speaker, James Okefe (APC, Okpokwu) Majority Leader, Benjamin Adanyi (APC,Makurdi South) and Deputy Majority Leader, Nick Eworo (APC/Oju). Titus Uba (APC/Kyan) was [...]

July 25, 2018 Government and politics

How Oshiomhole’s ‘agbero political mentality’ caused mass defection – PDP

The Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has revealed how the All Progressives Congress, APC, National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole caused lawmakers’ defection from the party to the PDP. State Chairman of the party, Dan Osi Orbih said [...]

July 25, 2018 Government and politics

Buhari’s minister in N993,000 hotel accommodation double payment mess – Report

The Minister of Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, is enmeshed in a N993,000 accommodation allowance double payment mess, according to details of the annual report by the Auditor-General of the Federation for 2016. The controversial payment, the report revealed, was [...]

July 25, 2018 Government and politics

Police urge Saraki to honour its invitation or face forcible arrest

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has vowed to forcibly arrest Senate President, Bukola Saraki, if he fails to honour its invitation over his alleged complicity in the Offa bank robbery. The Police had invited Saraki for further questioning on the [...]

July 25, 2018 Government and politics

Otedola fire disaster victims demand DNA result

Families of the Otedola tanker fire accidents that occurred on June 28, 2018 have urged the Lagos State government to release the report of the DNA test carried out. This is just as the state government has begun moves to [...]

July 25, 2018 Incidents

EFCC invites Ekweremadu over money laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has invited the Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu over alleged money laundering. The Commission is investigating a “conspiracy, abuse of office and money laundering” case in which Ekweremadu’s featured prominently. “You are kindly [...]

July 25, 2018 Military

APC ‘unmoved’ as PDP ‘takes control’ of Senate

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has downplayed its loss of majority seats at the Senate, following yesterday’s defection by 15 lawmakers to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The drama was also replicated at the House of Representatives where 37 [...]

July 25, 2018 Government and politics