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Daily Archives: March 27, 2020

One child at a time, digital inclusion will save this Nigerian slum

How digital inclusion can bridge the poverty divide in Ajegunle Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 27, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

From Ethiopia to the world, Apposit is equipping businesses with world-class technology systems

Apposit is an Ethiopian-based software development company responsible for building technology systems for Nigeria’s Paga and many other businesses in Ethiopia. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 27, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Fear as two petrol tankers go aflame in Ibadan community

Reports reaching Hope For Nigeria from Ibadan, the Oyo state capital have it that two petrol tankers Wednesday evening caught fire in the Akobo area of the ancient city.   The incident, it was gathered occurred around General Gas axis [...]

September 27, 2018 Incidents

Osun rerun: APC now paying voters N100,000 per vote – PDP alleges

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has alleged that the All Progressives Congress, APC, has started the payment of N100, 000 per vote to electorates in Osun State ahead of the rerun governorship election billed for today. The party also accused [...]

September 27, 2018 Government and politics

Osun rerun: TMG cautions INEC, security agencies

Ahead of Thursday’s supplementary election in Osun State, the Trans Monitoring Group, TMG, has stressed the need for peace. The group also called on all stakeholders to maintain peace and avoid any form of violence that could mar the process. [...]

September 27, 2018 Government and politics

ASUU rejects FG’s N20b fund, says it’s mere ‘tokenism

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has described the N20b released by the Federal Government for the revitalisation of public universities as “too little, too late.” The union insisted that what the government has done was to merely scratch [...]

September 27, 2018 Government and politics

INEC moves to improve women’s participation in politics

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is adopting measures to expand women’s participation in the electoral process. At a workshop it organised in Abuja yesterday, the commission sought to identify and reflect on practical, effective and implementable ways females could [...]

September 27, 2018 Government and politics

Nine persons die, one injured in Ekiti road accident

Ekiti road accident: No fewer than nine persons have been killed on the Awo-Igede road in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Council of Ekiti State yesterday as a bus they were travelling in collided with a truck. An eyewitness in Awo community said [...]

September 27, 2018 Incidents

FG allays fear over floods

Relief may have come the way of Nigerians living in flood prone areas across the country, as the Federal Government yesterday declared that decreasing water levels means “the worst is over.” Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, who briefed the [...]

September 27, 2018 Environmental issues

Ohanaeze, Afenifere, PANDEF flay Buhari on terrorism

The Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Ohanaeze Ndigbo and Southern Leaders Forum yesterday took a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari for blaming terrorism and insurgency Nigeria and Lake Chad Basin on fighters from Iraq and Syria. Buhari has at separate times [...]

September 27, 2018 Government and politics

Imo appeals judgment quashing Madumere’s impeachment

The Imo State government, House of Assembly and other affected parties have appealed a judgment of an Owerri High Court quashing the impeachment of Prince Eze Madumere as deputy governor. Justice Benjamin Iheka had on Tuesday nullified the July 21, [...]

September 27, 2018 Government and politics

SDP, APC form alliance to win Osun rerun poll

The candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Senator Iyiola Omisore, whose support is considered crucial in winning today’s rerun election has announced his party’s alliance with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Omisore who made the announcement yesterday evening [...]

September 27, 2018 Government and politics