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Daily Archives: October 12, 2019

Cheque is witnessing a decline usage in Nigeria

Figures from NIBSS reveal that the usage of cheque in Nigeria has been on the decline for three years in a row. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 11, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Google Chrome to roll out its ad blocking feature globally in July

Google has announced that the Chrome ad-blocking feature will be available to users worldwide starting July 9. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 11, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Illegal account sharing on Netflix could get a lot more difficult

At CES 2019 — a British company Synamedia unveiled a new software that uses machine learning to help streaming services like Neflix spot shared passwords. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 11, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

14 soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambush buried in Kaduna

The Nigerian Army on Friday buried 14 soldiers killed in an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists on December 24. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 14 soldiers who were on escort duty were ambushed on their way [...]

January 11, 2019 General
Dino Melaye

BREAKING: Masked officers whisk Dino Melaye from hospital bed

Masked police operatives have stormed the hospital where Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi West, was receiving treatment. The officers forced the lawmaker, who was on the hospital bed, into an unmarked vehicle and drove him to an undisclosed location. [...]

January 11, 2019 General

Social Media Roundup: The Gold Wedding

On Wednesday this week, we got news that two of Nigeria’s most popular artistes Simi and Adekunle Gold tied the knot in a secret ceremony with “only” 300 people in attendance. We didn’t even know they were engaged. Its Official! [...]

January 11, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Uber Kenya launches uberASSIST, a specialised service for riders with special needs

On January 3rd, Uber announced the launch of UberASSIST in Nairobi Kenya, a specialized cab service that caters for riders with special access needs Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 11, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Yinka-Badmus

Journalist arrested, remanded in Ikoyi Prison over hairstyle

A 24-year-old photojournalist, Yinka Badmus, who works with Talk Village International, is currently cooling off at Ikoyi Prisons because of his hairstyle He was reportedly arrested by policemen attached to the Lagos State Anti-Cultism unit for wearing dreadlocks, which the officers [...]

January 11, 2019 General

UNICEF is looking for startups with data science, machine learning, AI solutions

UNICEF wants to give equity-free investment to startups in data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 11, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Stakeholders give reasons for Nigeria to keep increasing broadband penetration

Concerned stakeholders in the telecommunications industry call for the need to keep increasing broadband penetration in Nigeria. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 11, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Here is the agenda for Techpoint Build West Africa 2019

In exactly 15 days from today, on the 26th of January, 2019, over 5000 people (startups and small businesses) will gather at the Landmark Event Centre for Techpoint Build West Africa 2019. If you are yet to get on board, you can [...]

January 11, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps