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Daily Archives: March 27, 2020

Social Media Roundup: Father of the Year

This week on social media; Wizkid’s baby mama called him out for supposedly being an absentee father, South Africans can now legally grow weed for private consumption and other stories Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 21, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Pitch Friday September: A date with two sweethearts

Following the debut of Pitch Friday in Ghana, we immediately cast focus on the Nigeria edition. Here’s what went down come the day. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 21, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

5 tips for applying to a tech company, having browsed over 1000 CVs in the past month

Techpoint Talent and Project Manger, Oluwabunmi Akinyemi, shares some insightful advice for young job seekers, having recently filtered through 1000 job candidates who applied for only 2 openings. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 21, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigeria’s foreign debt rises by 17% H1’18 to $22.1bn

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), yesterday, said that Nigeria’s foreign debt at the end of the first half of 2018 (H1’18) stood at $22.08 billion. This represents a 17 percent rise over the $18.9 billion recorded at the end [...]

September 21, 2018 Economy

2019: Buhari appoints Amaechi to head campaign organisation

AHEAD of the 2019 Presidential election, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a campaign organisation for his re-election bid, with Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, as Secretary and Director General.   Recall that Amaechi, who was governor of [...]

September 21, 2018 Government and politics

Another minister in NYSC scandal

Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, did not answer call-up in the National Youth Service Scheme, NYSC. Mr. Shittu failed to participate in the NYSC scheme despite graduating from the then University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) at age [...]

September 21, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria needs a president that‘ll unite the country — Saraki

SENATE President and presidential aspirant of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Dr Bukola Saraki, has said the country was at a crossroads and needs a president that will unite the country and give everyone a sense of belonging. Saraki stated this, [...]

September 21, 2018 Government and politics

14-years blackout Electricity project resusciated in Ibadan communities

AKANRAN, the headquarters of Ona-Ara Local Government Area of Oyo State, was agog on Monday as the residents converged on the area to witness the flag-off ceremony of the resuscitation of the electrification project in the communities that make up [...]

September 21, 2018 Power
Dr Bukola Saraki

Saraki is a very dangerous person who can go any length to promote his personal interests – Presidency

ABUJA – THE Presidency on Thursday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari’s supporters to ignore the alleged crude speeches coming from the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. The presidency in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media [...]

September 21, 2018 Government and politics

EXCLUSIVE: Another Buhari’s minister busted for skipping NYSC, risks jail term

Another minister serving in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet has been found to have skipped the mandatory national youth service scheme, an offence that may see him lose his position and earn him jail term. The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, [...]

September 21, 2018 Government and politics

Buratai orders arrest of arms bearers in Plateau

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has given a marching order to officers and men of the Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) Sector 9 in Riyom Local Council of Plateau State to arrest anyone in possession of [...]

September 21, 2018 Government and politics