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Daily Archives: April 22, 2019

“Tough regulations are necessary to keep businesses accountable” — Michael Kent, Azimo CEO

Azimo founder and CEO, Michael Kent talks about the company's partnership with Interswitch as well as his thoughts on the role of regulation for businesses. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 18, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Gunmen abduct police officer, two others in Delta

Rampaging kidnap gang in Delta State on Wednesday abducted a senior police officer, SP Mike Ndikwe attached to the “B Division” Police Station Asaba. They also abducted two businessmen around Okwe Quarters of Asaba before they zoomed into unknown destination [...]

October 18, 2018 Government and politics

2019 presidency: Catholic Church attacks Buhari, BMO

Catholic Church in Nigeria has reacted to the call for the sack of Bishop Matthew Kukah from the National Peace Committee by the Buhari Media Organisation, BMO. The Church also noted that Buhari, who met with Muslim clerics in Aso [...]

October 18, 2018 Religion

2019: Eight political parties submit list of candidates – INEC

The Independent National Electorate Commission (INEC) said on Wednesday that only eight of the 91 registered political parties have submitted lists of their candidates for 2019 general elections as at the end of Tuesday. The chairman of the commission Mahmood [...]

October 18, 2018 Government and politics

Nigerian govt goes tough on labour unions; vows no work, no pay

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the implementation of the no-work, no pay principle when workers go on strike in the federal public service. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, disclosed this on Wednesday at the Presidential [...]

October 18, 2018 Government and politics

Atiku campaign group donates N10m to Abia pipeline explosion victims

Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation has donated N10 million to the victims of last week’s pipeline explosion that led to loss of human lives and property at Umuaduru and Umuimo communities in Osisioma Ngwa Council of Abia State. The former [...]

October 18, 2018 Government and politics

FEC okays policy to check alleged trade unions’ excesses

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a draft white paper on the Technical Committee on Industrial Relations Matters in Public Service which seeks to check what government considers excessive trade unionism, abuses by employers and illegal private practice by [...]

October 18, 2018 Government and politics

Senate warns on debt trap, okays $2.9b foreign loan

The Senate yesterday warned the Federal Government to stop taking external loans, urging it to find other means of generating revenue internally, rather than throw the country into a debt trap. It gave the charge as it approved a fresh [...]

October 18, 2018 General