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Daily Archives: February 12, 2020

Crop2cash emerge winners of FCMB-Wennovation Agritech Demo Day

A summary of what went down at the First City Monument Bank (FCMB) and Wennovation Hub  Agritech Demo Day. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 31, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Social Media Roundup: Everybody’s favourite youth corper

This week on social media; popular Nigerian artist Davido is now a youth corper, British Prime Minister Theresa May visits Africa and more stories. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 31, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Why the 5G rush in Africa is an insincere telco gimmick

Over the last months, telcos all around are buzzing with the 5G fever. Africa is not left out of this craze, but as shallow as the whole affair is, here is why it is particularly unacceptable in the continent. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 31, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

UPDATED: 2019: Saraki declares for president, discloses plans for Nigeria

The President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Thursday declared to run for the office of the President of Nigeria. This came about 24 hours after his Senate colleague, Rabiu Kwankwaso, also declared to run for the same office [...]

August 31, 2018 Government and politics

BREAKING: Hajj 2018: Three Nigerian pilgrims die in road accident

An accident involving pilgrims to this year’s Hajj has claimed the lives of three Nigerian pilgrims. The head of Nigeria’s medical team, Ibrahim Kana, who confirmed the development said the accident occurred Friday morning along Madinah to Makkah highway. “We [...]

August 31, 2018 Religion

Oyo declares today work-free day for PVCs’ collection

Oyo declares today work-free day for PVCs’ collection: Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has declared today public holiday to enable people to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), or make fresh registration. He gave the directive yesterday in a statement [...]

August 31, 2018 Government and politics

Akwa Ibom government denies alleged N184m marine terminal fraud

Akwa Ibom State government has described as untrue and unfounded report by Managing Director, Rock Marine Services Limited, Mr. Essien Elijah, that officials of the state government obtained N184,235,450.89 under false pretence of concessioning the marine terminal at Oron. In [...]

August 31, 2018 Government and politics

U.S. reaffirms faith in free, credible election in Osun

The United States of America (U.S.A) has reaffirmed its belief in the success of upcoming governorship election, and the democratic project in Nigeria especially election in Osun. The country’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Syningto, spoke yesterday when he visited the [...]

August 31, 2018 General

IGP, political stakeholders promise peaceful poll in Osun

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, and political stakeholders in the state have promised a conducive atmosphere for peaceful poll. Idris spoke yesterday in Osogbo, the state capital, at a one-day seminar he organised for stakeholders in the [...]

August 31, 2018 Government and politics

SDP ‘ll check challenges in health sector, says Omisore

Standard-bearer of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Senator Iyiola Omisore, has pledged to revive the health sector, if elected. He gave the promise in a chat with journalists in Osogbo, shortly after a debate organised by the national body of [...]

August 31, 2018 Health issues

Prevailing insecurity worse than civil war, Atiku declares

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said the prevailing insecurity is worse than the three-year civil war the country experienced between 1967 and 1970. Addressing newsmen yesterday in Minna during his endorsement tour of Niger State, he maintained that Nigerian [...]

August 31, 2018 Government and politics

Oyo declares today work-free day for PVCs’ collection

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has declared today public holiday to enable people to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), or make fresh registration. He gave the directive yesterday in a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. [...]

August 31, 2018 General

Saraki declares bid for Aso Rock as Buhari mocks defectors

Senate President Bukola Saraki yesterday formally declared his decision to contest the 2019 presidential election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He made the declaration during a dialogue with youths and young aspirants convened by the Not [...]

August 31, 2018 Government and politics