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Daily Archives: April 6, 2020

Gokada is looking to be more than a motorcycle on-demand company

Gokada, the newest entrant into Nigeria’s motorcycle hailing space is looking to be more than just an Uber for motorcycles. With an expansive value proposition and vision, hear the company’s story. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 15, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Bread shortages hit Sudan

Bread shortages have hit Sudan, with wheat traders blaming a foreign currency crisis for shortages of the staple that have left people queuing for hours outside bakeries. Sudan’s economy has been struggling since the south seceded in 2011, taking with [...]

August 15, 2018 Health issues

SDP issues quit notice to Okorocha, vows to end his reign in Imo

The Social Democratic Party,(SDP), has issued a quit notice to the All Progressives Congress-led administration in Imo State vowing to unseat the governing party, in the coming 2019 general elections. The party claimed that Governor Rochas Okorocha-led government had impoverished [...]

August 15, 2018 Government and politics

Shiites raise alarm over El-Zakzaky, react to Daura’s sack

Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shiites, have alleged fresh plot to eliminate its leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. The movement lamented that the Department of State Services (DSS) under the sacked Director General, Lawal Daura, denied the Shiites’ [...]

August 15, 2018 Government and politics

How governors spent N2trn on Nigeria police – NGF

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) Secretariat on Tuesday said governors of the 36 states have collectively spent more than N2 trillion in augmenting police operations nationwide in the last decade alone. Mr Abdulrazaque Barkindo, Head, Media and Public Affairs, who [...]

August 15, 2018 Military

Presidency speaks on Buhari extending 10-day vacation in London

The Presidency has debunked the rumoured extension of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 10-day vacation in London. On Tuesday night, stories emerged on social media that Buhari was planning to stay beyond his scheduled time. But in reaction, the presidency via its [...]

August 15, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria Police speak on arrest of Premium Times journalist

The Nigerian Police have made a first public statement on the arrest and detention of PREMIUM TIMES journalist, Samuel Ogundipe. Rather than explain the unjust detention of the journalist amidst global calls for his release, however, the police spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, [...]

August 15, 2018 Government and politics

Ethiopian Airlines moves to manage proposed Nigeria Air

Ethiopian Airlines (ET) has officially submitted a bid to partner Nigeria in setting up its national carrier. Its Chief Executive Officer, Tewolde Gebremariam, said yesterday that it was in the forefront to manage the proposed Nigeria Air billed to commence [...]

August 15, 2018 Transportation

Where is the APC driving Nigeria?

Where is the APC driving Nigeria? Sir: Saraki dynasty is doing as usual in Kwara State. As the elections are approaching, local government workers are receiving better attention and some traditional rulers are bribed one way or another. As usual, [...]

August 15, 2018 Government and politics

Global survey ranks Lagos third least liveable city

Lagos has been ranked third among the ten least liveable cities in the world. This was contained in the 2018 Global Liveability Index released by The Economist Intelligence Unit and World Bank. The report, which rated Lagos 138th of the [...]

August 15, 2018 Environmental issues

Here’s an opportunity to learn digital marketing the right way

Techpoint and @RabbingtonMedia are conducting a FREE digital marketing training session for startups with support from Facebook. Find out how to participate. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 15, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

‘No bribe will make 22 Benue lawmakers to work against the state’

Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Titus Uba, has vowed that no financial inducement will make 22 lawmakers in the House to work against the state. He disclosed this in an interview in Makurdi, the state capital. The [...]

August 15, 2018 Government and politics