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Daily Archives: January 18, 2019

MasterCard’s new ‘hassle-free free trial cancellation policy’ is for physical products alone

The new Mastercard policy that lets users cancel free trials easily does not extend to online digital products and services Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 18, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Social Media Roundup: Falz, Moral Instruction and transactional sex

This week on social media, Nigerians react to Moral Instruction, Falz’s fourth album. Read this and other trending topics during the course of the week. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 18, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Gbagbo to stay detained until new hearing in February —ICC

Ivory Coast ex-president Laurent Gbagbo will stay behind bars at least until a fresh appeal hearing in February, despite his acquittal this week by the International Criminal Court, the tribunal said Friday. “The detention of Mr Laurent Gbagbo… shall be [...]

January 18, 2019 Africa
Kano State

Kano State Govt revokes N5bn road contracts

The Kano State Government has revoked over N5bn contract for the construction of four major roads in the state. The State Commissioner for Information, Mohammed Garba, disclosed this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in [...]

January 18, 2019 Environmental issues

A 5-year-old Twitter bug may have affected users on ‘Twitter for Android’

A 5-year-old Twitter bug may have affected tweets and accounts of users on ‘Twitter for Android’ Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 18, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

African Development Bank to invest $32.5 million in energy projects across Africa

African Development Bank has approved $ 32.5 million for energy project across Africa Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 18, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Wike: Behind Plot To Remove CJN Onnoghen

Nyesome Wike, Rivers State Governor, has alleged that Rotimi Amaechi, Transportation Minister, was behind plots to remove Walter Onnoghen, embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria. Mr Wike made the claim on Thursday at the campaign rally of the Peoples Democratic Party [...]

January 18, 2019 Government and politics

How Keiwa is including Cote d’Ivoire’s informal sector into the financial system

Keiwa is an application that allows traders in the informal sector of Cote d’ Ivoire to manage their accounting independently Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 18, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Ritualists' Shrine

Police Uncover Ritualists’ Shrine In Ekiti

Ekiti State Police Command has uncovered a ritualists shrine in Odo Ekiti a suburb of Ado Ekiti the State Capital. The state’s commissioner of Police, Asuquo Amba, who led a team of his officers and newsmen to the forest location [...]

January 18, 2019 Environmental issues

Don’t Renew BEDC License – Oba Of Benin Tells Buhari

The Benin Monarch, Oba Ewuare II, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to renew the license of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) for its inability to provide electricity. Oba Ewuare II appealed to Buhari to support Governor’s Godwin Obaseki’s [...]

January 18, 2019 Power

Okorocha set to be expelled from APC

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, be expelled from the party for engaging in anti-party activities recommended by nine-man Disciplinary Committee of the Imo State All Progressives Congress (APC), yesterday The letter from the disciplinary committee, signed by the chairman Matthew [...]

January 18, 2019 Government and politics

Buhari’s coup against Shagari, unfortunate – Senators

Senators on Thursday unanimously condemned the 1983 military coup against Shagari led by President Muhammadu Buhari and lamented that the change in government affected Nigeria’s development and unity negatively. They stated this while contributing to a motion sponsored by Senator [...]

January 18, 2019 Military

No cattle routes in Benue, Ortom insists

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Thursday stated that there were no cattle routes in his state. Ortom stated that even if there were such routes before, he had removed them from the gazette because the current population of [...]

January 18, 2019 Environmental issues

Oshiomhole: Once you join the APC, your sins are forgiven

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, urged members of the opposition party to join the APC so that their sins could be forgiven. He spoke at the APC rally in Benin, the Edo State capital, on [...]

January 18, 2019 Government and politics