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Daily Archives: April 22, 2019

Social Media Roundup: From Ikorodu to Camp Nou

This week in social media; Asisat Oshoala is on loan from her Chinese club to FC Bacelona's women team, “Please Call Me” is trending in South Africa and more stories. Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 1, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Union Bank launches ‘Tech Ventures’ to support tech businesses at various stages of their life cycle

Union Bank has launched Tech Ventures, an initiative designed to support emerging technology companies and help them nurture their ideas to fruition Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 1, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Tanzania’s ex-president leads Commonwealth group to observe Nigeria’s presidential election

Tanzania’s ex-president leads Commonwealth group to observe Nigeria’s presidential election

The Commonwealth has deployed a 20-member observer group, led by former President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania, for the February 16 Nigerian presidential election. The Commonwealth secretary-general, Patricia Scotland, constituted the observer group following an invitation from Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral [...]

February 1, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari

Buhari Borrows Slogan From US: Promises to make Nigeria great if given second mandate

President Muhammadu Buhari says that if he is given a second mandate, he will continue to work assiduously to make Nigeria great and peaceful. The president made the comment during the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s presidential rally in Kano state [...]

February 1, 2019 Government and politics
Irate constituents in Ondo beat federal lawmakers during Osinbajo's visit

Irate constituents in Ondo beat federal lawmakers during Osinbajo’s visit

Some residents of Okitipupa, the headquarters of Okitipupa local government area of Ondo state, allegedly assaulted the senator representing the Ondo south senatorial district, Yele Omogunwa, on Thursday, January 31. Punch reports that the lawmaker was assaulted during a visit [...]

February 1, 2019 Government and politics
30 fuel vessels, others stuck on Lagos high sea

30 fuel vessels, others stuck on Lagos high sea

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) cumbersome documentation process may have delayed about 25 vessels currently stuck on the Lagos high sea, laden with petroleum products, and other goods waiting to berth and discharge the products for domestic consumption. The latest [...]

February 1, 2019 Oil & Gas
INEC’s final list excludes APC candidates in Zamfara, Rivers

Governorship/State assembly elections: INEC’s final list excludes APC candidates in Zamfara, Rivers

Candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara and Rivers states are not on the final list released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the governorship and House of Assembly elections, Daily Trust reports. INEC had on [...]

February 1, 2019 Government and politics
Scores injured as APC, APM supporters clash in Ogun

Scores injured as APC, APM supporters clash in Ogun

There was pandemonium in Abeokuta on Thursday as supporters of the All Progressives Congress and Allied Peoples Movement in Ogun State clashed during campaign tour of Abeokuta North Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that trouble started [...]

February 1, 2019 Incidents
Buhari Visits Kano

Watch as Kano inner Streets Reject and Protest Muhammadu Buhari visit to Kano

Security, in Kano State, has been beefed up ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit today. President Buhari is expected to be in Kano today for his 2nd term bid’s presidential campaign. The president’s visit was earlier scheduled to take place [...]

February 1, 2019 Government and politics