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Daily Archives: February 12, 2020

Confirmed: Zoto has shut down operations in Nigeria

Mobile payments platform, Zoto has been off the radar for quite a while now. We have reliable confirmation that the startup has shut down operations in Nigeria. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 20, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Here’s what we know about the ₦13,000 smartphone Google announced in 2017

During the Google for Nigeria event in 2017, Google announced the Freetel ICE 2, a ₦13,000 smartphone later launched in partnership with MTN and TD Mobile. It’s been one year, here’s what we know so far. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 20, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Yinka Ayefele reveals man behind Fresh FM demolition, cautions fans against violence

Popular Juju musician and owner of Fresh FM Ibadan, Yinka Ayefele, on Monday released an official statement following the demolition of his music house/radio station by the Oyo State government. Yinka Ayefele, who alleged that one Toyin Arulogun suggested the [...]

August 20, 2018 Government and politics

Eid-el-Kabir: Hate speeches in Nigeria must stop – Arewa Consultative Forum

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir, the Arewa Consultative Forum has called on Nigerians to avoid hate speeches. ACF, in a sallah message signed by its national publicity secretary, Muhammad Ibrahim Biu, extended [...]

August 20, 2018 Government and politics

Gov Bindow speaks on dumping APC for PDP

Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa State has reacted to reports that he is set to join the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Bindow said the reports making the rounds was ‘false and mischievous’. His reaction was contained in a statement on [...]

August 20, 2018 General

Religious crisis looms in Southwest – MURIC warns

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has cried out to the governments of Southwest states to avert what it termed looming religious crisis in the region. A statement on Sunday by its Director, Prof Ishaq Akintola said traditional worshippers are set [...]

August 20, 2018 Religion

NBA, Atiku, PDP condemn demolition of Yinka Ayefele’s Fresh FM

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ibadan branch, has condemned the demolition of the Music House situated at Challenge area of Ibadan, by the Oyo state government. Hope For Nigeria  reported the demolition of the Music House owned by the popular [...]

August 20, 2018 Government and politics

Troops nab alleged gunrunner, soldier over herders,farmers crisis

Troops nab alleged gunrunner: Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) has said a soldier and another suspect have been arrested in Jos, Plateau State, by a special force for criminal activities, including inciting recent herders/farmers clashes in the Middle [...]

August 20, 2018 Government and politics

Tinubu: Saraki, Tambuwal, others left APC because they wanted automatic tickets

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday gave an insight into the recent defections of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Sokoto State Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and others. In a statement yesterday, the former Lagos State governor [...]

August 20, 2018 Government and politics

Oyo government demolishes Ayefele’s N800m radio station

Oyo State government yesterday demolished the Music House, a building belonging to popular Juju musician, Yinka Ayefele, along Challenge-Toll Gate Express Way, which houses Fresh FM Station in Ibadan. Ayefele claimed that the property, which was pulled down about 4:30am, [...]

August 20, 2018 Telecomms

Northern youths warn South West against imposing Buhari in 2019

Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) has cautioned the South West geo-political zone against dictating to it who to present as presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections. In a statement yesterday, the national president of AYCF, Alhaji Yerima Shettima, vowed [...]

August 20, 2018 Government and politics

Nigerian Muslims, others climb Mount Arafat in Hajj climax

More than two million pilgrims from Nigeria and around the world will converge on Mount Arafat today to mark the highpoint of Hajj. The hill was where Prophet Muhammad is believed to have delivered his last sermon. It is also [...]

August 20, 2018 Religion