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Daily Archives: June 24, 2019

Techpoint is offering free office spaces

We are throwing our office door open for you to come and work for some hours. Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 12, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Tanzania and Kenya joint power project fully kicks off

Tanzania and Kenya are working at a joint power project. Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 12, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigeria’s Bank of Industry and All On to finance ₦1 billion Niger Delta Off-Grid Energy Fund

Nigeria's Bank of Industry (BoI) and All On to finance Niger Delta Off Grid Energy Fund with ₦1 billion Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 12, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Un re-elects Nigeria as Peacekeeping Committee chair

The Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has been re-elected Chair of the United Nations Special Committee on Peacekeeping known as C-34. Muhammad-Bande was re-elected by acclamation at the United Nations Headquarters in New York [...]

February 12, 2019 Government and politics
Atiku

2019: I will begin restructuring Nigeria after May 29 – Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on February 16. Hope For Nigeria reports that Atiku gave the assurance while addressing thousands of [...]

February 12, 2019 Government and politics

Online sports betting company, Bet9ja apparently paid ₦1.08bn to sponsor Big Brother Naija 2019

Following nationwide auditions, Big Brother Naija now has a new sponsor for the 2019 edition and it's online sports betting company, Bet9ja Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 12, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Atiku

Buhari campaign team accuses US, other envoys of supporting Atiku

The Spokesman for the Buhari Campaign Organisation, Mr Festus Keyamo (SAN), has accused the United States Ambassador, Stuart Symington, and other western ambassadors of partiality and tacit support for the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar. Keyamo [...]

February 12, 2019 Government and politics
Ogun rally: Please don’t disgrace me before Buhari, Amosun begs angry party members

Ogun rally: Please don’t disgrace me before Buhari, Amosun begs angry party members

The Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, on Monday, begged angry party members not to disgrace him before President Muhammadu Buhari Amosun made the appeal during the Ogun State All Progressives Congress presidential rally in Abeokuta. The rally, which started immediately [...]

February 12, 2019 Government and politics
ogun violence

Violence forces Ogun State APC presidential rally to abrupt end

A dress rehearsal of what is likely to happen during the general elections in Ogun State played out yesterday, forcing the presidential rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abeokuta to be hurriedly brought to an end by the [...]

February 12, 2019 Government and politics
nigeria's small businesses

Nigeria’s small businesses suffer N48 trillion funding gap

The numerous intervention schemes notwithstanding, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has put the existing financing gap in the small business segment of the economy at $158 billion (N48 trillion).According to the apex bank, the quest for inclusive economic growth [...]

February 12, 2019 Business
Codeine

Man docked for allegedly importing Codeine worth N167m

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFADC) has arraigned a businessman, Luke Mbah, before a Federal High Court, Lagos, for allegedly importing codeine-made drugs valued N167 million. Mbah was arraigned before Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo on a four [...]

February 12, 2019 Crime
Clinton

Clinton cancels visit to Nigeria

A former President of the United States of America, Bill Clinton, has cancelled his visit to Nigeria on the invitation of the National Peace Committee. He was billed to deliver a goodwill message during the signing ceremony of the National [...]

February 12, 2019 International
Violence mars Buhari’s Ogun rally, crowd throws missiles at Oshiomhole, boos Tinubu

Violence mars Buhari’s Ogun rally, crowd throws missiles at Oshiomhole, boos Tinubu

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday at the Ogun State All Progressives Congress presidential rally in Abeokuta, narrowly escaped being stoned as suspected thugs pelted the National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, with stones and water sachets. The crowd also [...]

February 12, 2019 Government and politics