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Daily Archives: November 15, 2019

Elisabeth Moreno is the new VP, Managing Director for HP Africa

Elisabeth Moreno has been appointed as the new Vice President and Managing Director for HP Africa. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 21, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

You can now only forward a message to 5 individuals or groups on WhatsApp

WhatsApp has rolled out a global cap on message forwarding it first introduced in India after the spread of rumors led to killings and lynching attempts. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 21, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Advocacy groups head to court over Internet shutdown in Zimbabwe

Advocacy groups have dragged the Zimbabwean government to court over blocking access to social media. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 21, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Egypt’s second largest city just concluded a 3-month pilot of using electric buses for public transport

For three months, Alexandria’s electric buses went through an experiemental phase that was just recently concluded. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 21, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigeria’s unstructured credit system may be the biggest bane to its financial inclusion efforts

It is hardly news that securing loans from Nigerian banks can be a herculean task but can one really blame the banks? Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 21, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Senegalese startup, OniriQ is building IoT devices in a way you’ve never seen before

Read how OniriQ is using innovative ‘solar and digital home systems’ to create employment and reduce the carbon footprint in Senegal Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 21, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

LASTMA, driver accuse Fayose over damage to bus in accident

A LASTMA bus driver, Taiye Adams, and the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority have accused a former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, of refusing to repair a vehicle and a motorcycle he allegedly crushed in an accident on the [...]

January 21, 2019 Incidents
Grandfather of corruption Obasanjo needs doctor, says Presidency

Grandfather of corruption Obasanjo needs doctor, says Presidency

The Nigerian government Sunday said the verbal attacks on President Muhammadu Buhari and his ruling All Progressives Congress by the country’s former leader Olusegun Obasanjo was a sign of “corruption establishment” fighting back. A government spokesman said the “puerile attacks” [...]

January 21, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari Full Texct

Full text of Presidency’s reply to former President Obasanjo

The sixteen-page letter the former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari and released this afternoon is the last push by desperate politicians who can’t handle the President politically and have resorted to subterfuge. Our first message to [...]

January 21, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari

‘My government has performed creditably’

President Muhammadu Buhari has insisted that his administration has impacted positively on Nigerians. He promised to build on the momentum and do even more during his second term in office. Speaking at an event tagged “Testimonies of Change” yesterday in [...]

January 21, 2019 Government and politics
Atiku

An open letter to articulated Atiku

Dear Turaki, I congratulate you on your triumphal entry into the US after many years of blacklisting induced by plenty corruption allegations. I also wish you success in your fifth shot at the Presidency – having failed in 1993, 2007, [...]

January 21, 2019 Government and politics
Ezekwesili

Ezekwesili is best alternative to Buhari, Atiku, says Bakare

The Serving Overseer of Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has described the presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Mrs Oby Ezekwesili, as the best alternative to the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, who [...]

January 21, 2019 Government and politics
INEC

INEC: No possibility of election postponement

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commissioner (INEC), Prof Mahmod Yakubu, says there is no possibility that the 2019 general elections will be postponed. Yakubu said this in an interview on Osasu Show posted on the show’s You Tube [...]

January 21, 2019 Government and politics
Tradermoni

Obasanjo chides Osinbajo, says Tradermoni, an absurdity

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Sunday, faulted the Federal Government’s loan scheme, otherwise known as Tradermoni, describing it as a sinister move to buy votes of the people. Obasanjo stated this in his 16-page statement titled, “Points for concern and [...]

January 21, 2019 Government and politics
APC kicks as Obasanjo

APC kicks as Obasanjo says Buhari behaving like Abacha

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Sunday, took a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari, accusing him and “his hatchet men” of running an autocratic government similar to the administration of the late military dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha. Obasanjo stated this in [...]

January 21, 2019 Government and politics
Nigeria

We Will Arrest And Jail Any Nigerian Who Rig 2019 Elections, US Tells Nigeria Politicians

The chairman of the United States House Foreign Affairs Affairs Subcommittee on Africa congressman Christopher Smith, has pleaded with Donald Trump to sanction any Nigerian official who disrupt the 2019 electoral process. He issued a statement concerning the 2019 general [...]

January 21, 2019 International