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Daily Archives: March 18, 2019

INEC to conduct a nationwide pilot of electronic transmission of results in 2019

INEC has revealed that it will only do a nationwide pilot of electronic transmission of election result in 2019. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 9, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Android users will soon be able to authenticate WhatsApp using fingerprint

WhatsApp is reportedly working on a fingerprint authentication feature for Android users. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 9, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Challenges with cargo scanners are taking a toll on clearing operations

The hurdles of the customs services in its clearing operations. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 9, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Following Daser David’s government appointment, nHub appoints new CEO

Following the appointment of the David Daser as the Director General of Plateau State Information Technology Agency (PSITA), nHub has appointed Theodore Longji as its new CEO. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 9, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

NITDA automates projects clearing process to track government spending on IT

NITDA automates IT projects clearing process towards ensuring transparency, accountability, efficiency and effectiveness. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 9, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

No Deal; “DealDey officially died in 2015” — Ex employees

New reports show DealDey; Nigeria’s premier deals website, has been dysfunctional for four years now. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 9, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Suspended Deputy National Chairman of PDP, BOT member defect to APC

President Muhammadu Buhari has received another set of defectors from the Peoples Democratic Party including the suspended Deputy National Chairman of the party, Senator Babayo Gamawa and a member of the party’s Board of Trustees, Kaulaha Aliyu, who defected to [...]

January 9, 2019 Government and politics

Uganda-based SolarNow secures $9 million in credit to expand across the country

Ugandan solar energy company, SolarNow has raised a $ 9 million credit fund to expand depolyment of off-grid solar systems and appliances across Uganda Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 9, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Techpoint Pitch Storm class of 2018 in review

17 days to the second edition of Pitch Storm at Techpoint Build 2019, we reflect on the performance of the first cohort from 2018 Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 9, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Fake News may start third World War —Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says fake news has become a threat to mankind, adding that it may cause World War 3. Soyinka who is a panelist at BBC News‘ ‘Countering Fake News’ symposium said this in Abuja on Wednesday. [...]

January 9, 2019 Government and politics

GenCos accuse NERC of crippling power sector

Executive Secretary of the Association of Power Generation Companies (APGC), Dr. Joy Ogaji, yesterday in Abuja said the investment made by operators, especially power generation firms, was under threat. This, she, said was due to a regulation introduced by the [...]

January 9, 2019 Government and politics
INEC

INEC to deploy manual transmission of results in 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) National Commissioner in charge of Operations, Okechukwu Evans, yesterday announced that in line with the existing electoral act 2010 (as amended), there would be manual transmission of results in this year’s elections.He stated this [...]

January 9, 2019 Government and politics

President launches 2018-2022 National Strategic Health Development Plan

President Muhammadu Buhari has launched second National Strategic Health Development Plan from 2018-2022) to attain the Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria. He also unveiled the first phase of the N55 billion Basic Health Care Provision Fund in six states of [...]

January 9, 2019 Health issues

Telecom industry’s contribution to Nigeria’s GDP declined in Q3 2018

Major happenings in the telecommunications are having effect on its contribution to the nation's GDP. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 9, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Shagari

Buhari urges African soldiers with political ambition to resign

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday declared that the era of coup in Africa was gone, urging military officers with political ambition on the continent to resign or face their constitutional role.He called for respect for constitutional provisions in the constitution of [...]

January 9, 2019 Government and politics

Jonathan, kinsmen disagree over anti-party allegations

Kinsmen of former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday insisted that the ex-President and his wife, Patience, were working against candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party in the forthcoming elections in Bayelsa State. The kinsmen, under the aegis of the Ogbia [...]

January 9, 2019 Government and politics

Buhari not our owner –Keystone Bank

Keystone Bank Limited has denied allegations that President Muhammadu Buhari has a stake in the bank. The bank, on Tuesday, stated, “The fact of the ownership of Keystone Bank by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria was never in doubt. [...]

January 9, 2019 Business
Atiku-Tinubu

Tinubu attacks Atiku, says ex-VP not fit for President

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has said former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar does not deserve another shot at power because he blew his opportunity during his eight years reign under former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Tinubu said [...]

January 9, 2019 Government and politics