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Instagram users are losing followers by the millions

There is likely a bug on Instagram that is causing users to lose followers in the millions Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 13, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Likes, Retweets, and notifications are glitching for some Twitter users

Some Twitter users are experiencing issues with notifications, likes and retweets Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 13, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Up to $10,000 for grab at the oncoming Africa Fintech Foundry conference

Up to $ 10,000 for grab at the oncoming Africa Fintech Foundry conference Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 13, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Afro students biz challenge announces funding opportunity for African enterprising students

Afro students biz challenge announces opportunity for African students Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 13, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

NCC fines telecoms operators ₦74 million in latest regulatory infraction

Following a string of fines for various regulatory infractions, leading telecoms operators in the country receive yet another to the tune of ₦74 million Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 13, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
14 die, eight injured at APC rally in Rivers

14 die, eight injured at APC rally in Rivers

Fourteen persons on Tuesday lost their lives at the end of the presidential campaign rally of the All Progressives Congress at the Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The persons died in a stampede around the gate of the [...]

February 13, 2019 Government and politics
Flying Eagles

Flying Eagles to wear black armbands as Nigeria, Mali clash in semi-final

Flying Eagles Nigeria will battle Mali for a ticket to the final of the on-going African U-20 African Nations Cup in Niamey, Niger Republic. The Flying Eagles topped Group A of the competition, while Mali came second in Group B [...]

February 13, 2019 Sports

Why hyperlocal delivery might be the best model for eCommerce in Nigeria now

Recent activities in the eCommerce sector in Nigeria beg the question of the right model for the country. Thriving players give us a look into what might be working for them Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 13, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
PDP campaign house burnt in Kano, 20 injured in Ekiti clash

PDP campaign house burnt in Kano, 20 injured in Ekiti clash

Suspected hoodlums have invaded the house of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate in Kano, Abba Kabiru Yusuf, and set it ablaze. This came barely 24 hours after violence forced the presidential rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) [...]

February 13, 2019 Government and politics
Babachir Lawal

Babachir Lawal, others plead not guilty to fraud charges

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday arraigned the immediate-past Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir Lawal, and four others on fraud charges. The five defendants, including Lawal, pleaded not guilty to all the 10 counts [...]

February 13, 2019 Economy
Investors

Investors gain N253.7bn as market capitalisation hits N12tn

Investors in the nation’s stock market gained N253.7bn on Tuesday as the market capitalisation of equities listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange rose above the N12tn mark. Equities listed on the NSE extended their gaining streak to the eighth consecutive [...]

February 13, 2019 Economy
Our region’s survival depends on Atiku’s victory– MBF

Our region’s survival depends on Atiku’s victory– MBF

The Middle Belt Forum on Tuesday asked the electorate in the region to vote en masse for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday. It said the region’s survival depended on Atiku’s victory. The forum’s [...]

February 13, 2019 Government and politics
Economy grew by 1.93% in 2018 – NBS

Economy grew by 1.93% in 2018 – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday released the Gross Domestic Product report for the fourth quarter of 2018, with the economy recording a growth rate of 2.38 per cent year-on-year. The 2.38 per cent growth rate in the GDP [...]

February 13, 2019 Economy
Ignore Amosun, vote APC candidates in all elections, Osinbajo tells voters

Ignore Amosun, vote APC candidates in all elections, Osinbajo tells voters

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has called on electorate in the state to ignore Amosun’s comment that they should not vote for All Progressives Congress’ candidates except President Buhari. Osinbajo, who did not mention Amosun’s name, described those who promote [...]

February 13, 2019 Government and politics
Amosun

Ogun violence: Amosun kicks as APC threatens to punish him after polls

The All Progressives Congress has vowed to punish the Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, for allegedly instigating thugs that attacked the leaders of the party, including the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, at the presidential rally in Abeokuta on Monday. The [...]

February 13, 2019 Government and politics