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Daily Archives: March 27, 2020

Estate Intel is helping the commercial property industry in Africa make data-driven decisions

Estate Intel is a Nigerian-based startup that provides data on commercial properties across Africa, to enable market participants make data-driven decisions. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 5, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Tizeti raises $3m to expand its unlimited internet service across Africa

A year after raising seed funding of $ 2.1 million from international investors, Tizeti has announced raising $ 3 million in a new series A funding round. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 5, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

NIBSS figures question Paga’s 9 million unique user base

There is a discrepancy between mobile money platform, Paga’s 9 million unique users claim and industry figures from the Central Bank of Nigeria, as quoted by the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 5, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

PANDEF, NLEF flay police raid of Clark’s Abuja residence

Officers of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) yesterday raided the Abuja residence of former Federal Commissioner for Information and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark. The policemen, who arrived the residence between 12:30 and 1pm, searched the house for over two [...]

September 5, 2018 Military

Osinbajo got it wrong on restructuring

Osinbajo got it wrong on restructuring In arguing for good governance, I made the point that our greatest problem was corruption. I pointed out that grand corruption, namely the unbelievable looting of the treasury by simply making huge cash withdrawals [...]

September 5, 2018 Government and politics

Ambrose Alli varsity ASUU threatens strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma Chapter, yesterday gave the Edo State Government a 30-day ultimatum, effective September 3, 2018 to address the issue of under-funding and reconstitute the Governing Council of the university. [...]

September 5, 2018 Education

Nigeria, Egypt clash as Africa battles for 2019 World Team Cup spots

Nigeria and Egypt will battle for bragging rights and places in the 2019 ITTF World Team Cup in Tokyo today in the finals of men and women team events of the 2018 ITTF African Championships holding in Mauritius. As it [...]

September 5, 2018 Sports

Laloko challenges Rohr to pit Eagles against Enyimba

Former Nigeria Football Federation’s (NFF) Technical Director, Kashimawo Laloko has challenged Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr to pit his team against Enyimba FC of Aba if he was sure he had the best players in the senior national team. Irked [...]

September 5, 2018 Sports

‘No rift between Ambode and Tinubu’

Despite reports that national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, and Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State are on a war path, a source close to the governor said he still has a chummy relationship with his [...]

September 5, 2018 Government and politics

N1.6 billion church donation claim untrue, EFCC insists

N1.6 billion church donation claim untrue: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday challenged the claim that the N1.6 billion linked to a former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan was a donation to the Anglican Communion in Bayelsa State. [...]

September 5, 2018 Religion

NNPC, Chinese consortia sign pacts on biofuel development

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has signed memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with Chinese consortia to develop sustainable biofuels in the country. At a ceremony yesterday in Beijing on the sidelines of the Forum for China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) Summit, the [...]

September 5, 2018 Oil & Gas

ECOWAS, NAE partner on quality of education for member states

The Nigerian Academy of Education (NAE) has expressed readiness to partner with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to lift the quality of education at all levels in the sub-region. President of NAE, Professor Elizabeth Eke, who disclosed [...]

September 5, 2018 Education

Debate: Osinbajo versus Atiku

Osinbajo versus Atiku: The debate on the need to restructure the polity gained unusual prominence yesterday as Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar disagreed strongly on what the concept actually means. Atiku, a presidential aspirant, has [...]

September 5, 2018 Government and politics