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Daily Archives: February 22, 2019

Protecting your startup from shark investors

When pitching to potential investors, startup founders seek out favourable terms. This article by Techpoint Publishing Partner, Babalakin and Co highlights some precautions they can take to achieve this. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 2, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Why Payporte recently switched to a fashion-only model

Payporte CEO, Eyo Bassey talks about the company's new business model while also commenting on the Nigerian eCommerce space Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 2, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Why I was absent at Independence Day parade — Saraki

THE rift between the executive and the legislative arms of government, once again, manifested at the 58th Independence Day anniversary as the leadership of the National Assembly was conspicuously absent. But two former Heads of State, Generals Yakubu Gowon and [...]

October 2, 2018 Government and politics

NCC raids Lagos in fight against sale of pre-registered SIMs

NCC raids Lagos: The Nigerian communications Commission (NCC), has warned Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) against hiring agents that will put them into trouble through the peddling of pre-registered Subscriber Identification Modules (SIM) cards. NCC gave this warning in Lagos, at [...]

October 2, 2018 Technology

Kogi lecturer slumps, dies over non-payment of salary

Tragedy struck yesterday when a lecturer with the Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, Mr. Yakubu Nataala, reportedly slumped and died at his Kogi Poly quarters’ residence in Lokoja, the state capital. It was gathered that the deceased might have died due [...]

October 2, 2018 Employment

Nigerians will shock Buhari in 2019, says Fayose

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has said that the 2019 presidential election will be “a straight fight between President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians who are tired of his misrule. ”In a statement yesterday by his Special Assistant on Public Communications [...]

October 2, 2018 Government and politics

Unending struggle for new minimum wage

The contestation that has characterised the 2018 negotiation of a new national new minimum wage for the country is unprecedented. From the initial contact between labour and government in 2016, when the present wage floor was due for renegotiation to [...]

October 2, 2018 Economy

Atiku alleges elite conspiracy against his presidential ambition

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has alleged political elite conspiracy against his presidential ambition. He disclosed to journalists in Abuja on Sunday night that he had failed to become president since 2007 because the political elite were scared of his [...]

October 2, 2018 Government and politics

Kumuyi’s visit morale booster, says president

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the visit to Aso Rock by the General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor William Folorunso Kumuyi, was a morale booster. “My morale is raised by your visit. I very much appreciate it,’’ [...]

October 2, 2018 Government and politics

Battle for Lagos deepens, Buhari meets with Tinubu, Akande

There are strong indications the Lagos State gubernatorial primary billed for today would be canceled a fourth time, as the election monitoring committee and party bigwigs in the state failed to agree on the mode of the exercise. The delegates [...]

October 2, 2018 Government and politics

President under fire over independence day speech

President Muhammadu Buhari’s independence anniversary speech was a litany of false claims and promises, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) declared yesterday. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP said that “while the president was fictitiously [...]

October 2, 2018 Government and politics