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Daily Archives: August 18, 2019

Google releases Nigeria’s political trends data for the first week of 2019

As the 2019 elections approach, Nigerians are searching the web for information on political activities. Google just released the top trends during the first week of the year. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 10, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

“PoS terminals are no longer the most efficient channel for financial services” — CBN

A review of the National Financial Inclusion Strategy revealed that PoS terminals are no longer the appropriate channel for financial services. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 10, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Fire razes IMSU faculty, destroys documents, equipment worth millions

The Imo State University, Owerri, experienced a fire outbreak in the early hours of Thursday. The fire razed the institution’s Faculty of Humanities. The outbreak our correspondent learnt destroyed documents and academic equipment worth millions of Naira. A student of [...]

January 10, 2019 Incidents
APC

We’re clean, as all our corrupt leaders are now in APC, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has said the party has transferred its corrupt leaders to the ruling All Progressives Congress, saying it is now free of corruption. The party spoke during a political stakeholders’ forum organised by the Pentecostal Fellowship of [...]

January 10, 2019 Government and politics

2019 elections: We didn’t endorse Atiku, says Ohanaeze Ndigbo

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has denied endorsing Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 presidential election. The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the organisation, Mr Chuks Ibegbu disclosed this on Thursday [...]

January 10, 2019 Government and politics

“Lack of ICT skills is a deterrent for people to access the Internet,” – United Nations

A report by the International Telecommunications Union revealed that the lack of ICT skills is an important impediment for people to access the Internet. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 10, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Instagram is testing a feature that will allow iOS users regram posts to multiple accounts

Instagram is adding the new feature that lets you publish a post to multiple accounts at the same time. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 10, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Teleology Holdings Limited owned a minority stake in 9mobile

It’s been revealed that Teleology Holdings Limited owned a minority stake in 9mobile. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 10, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Safaricom launches Fuliza, an overdraft facility for its M-Pesa customers

No more insufficient funds: Safaricom launches an overdraft facility on M-Pesa that would allow users to complete transactions even if they have insufficient funds. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 10, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Muhammadu Buhari

2019: Minister Buhari ‘Forced’ From House Of Reps To FEC Resigns, Rejoins Race To Return To NASS

THE MINISTER of State for Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Khadija Bukar-Ibrahim, on Wednesday confirmed her resignation from the Federal Executive Council ahead of the February 16 polls. Recall the female minister who is a wife to a former governor, now Senator, [...]

January 10, 2019 Government and politics

Salaries of workers above new minimum wage’ll be renegotiated —Buhari

ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari said, yesterday, that the salaries of workers earning above the new minimum wage will be renegotiated. He also appointed Bismarck Rewane as head of newly inaugurated Technical Advisory Committee on the implementation of a national minimum wage. [...]

January 10, 2019 General

Hoping for a united Igbo ethnic Nation

Nigeria, which is founded on the tripod of the Hausa-Fulani, Yoruba, and the Igbo ethnic nationalities, is still contending with the divisive problem of bitter ethnic hatred and rivalries. In fact, the January 1966 coup, which threw up Aguiyi Ironsi [...]

January 10, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari

I won’t allow use of govt funds for my re-election – Buhari

ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja vowed that he will not authorise the use of any money from the treasury for his re-election campaign. Speaking at the close of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, President Buhari directed [...]

January 10, 2019 Government and politics

Why I couldn’t help with payment of pensioners —Nwosu

OWERRI—The governorship flag bearer of Action Alliance, AA, Mr. Uche Nwosu, has explained that he could not do much to end the plight of Imo pensioners because “as a Chief of Staff, my role was advisory, while the buck stops [...]

January 10, 2019 Government and politics

Nnamdi Kanu to speak on elections boycott

ENUGU—The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, is to speak on a phone-in radio programme from Israel at about 6pm on Saturday. The programme is to enable him address issues relating to the threat to [...]

January 10, 2019 Nigerian-Biafran War