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Daily Archives: June 24, 2019

CcHub launches Africa’s first design hub in Rwanda

CcHub launches Africas first design lab in Rwanda Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 14, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Instagram is bringing Direct Messaging to web

Instagram is bringing direct messaging to web Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 14, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

NCC suspends Do Not Disturb directive as general elections approach

As the general election approaches, telecom regulators, NCC suspend directives on Do Not Disturb code Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 14, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

How Jumia’s planned listing on New York Stock Exchange is strategic for MTN, Rocket Internet

The possible reasons why the owners of Jumia are considering the New York Stock Exchange for its IPO instead of an African alternative. Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 14, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Buhari arrives in Lagos for campaign

Buhari vows to probe $16 billion power sector expenditure

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday vowed to probe the $16 billion invested in the power sector by his predecessor in office, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. He pledged that every kobo would be recovered and anyone found wanting exposed. Speaking during an All [...]

February 14, 2019 Power
Fire guts Anambra INEC office, destroys sensitive materials

Fire guts Anambra INEC office, destroys sensitive materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Anambra State has been razed by fire, which destroyed two containers of sensitive electoral materials. Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr. Nkwachukwu Orji, who left a stakeholders meeting at the Women Development Centre, [...]

February 14, 2019 Incidents
Buhari vows to probe $16 billion power sector expenditure

Buhari vows to probe $16 billion power sector expenditure

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday vowed to probe the $16 billion invested in the power sector by his predecessor in office, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. He pledged that every kobo would be recovered and anyone found wanting exposed. Speaking during an All [...]

February 14, 2019 Government and politics
PDP’s US lobbyist denies predicting Buhari’s victory

PDP’s US lobbyist denies predicting Buhari’s victory

A United States lobbying firm, Ballard Partners, has disowned a letter purportedly written by the firm, predicting the loss for Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, in the presidential election holding on Saturday. “My signature has been [...]

February 14, 2019 Government and politics
Neither Buhari nor Atiku is greater than Nigeria

Neither Buhari nor Atiku is greater than Nigeria

The obscene incident at the presidential campaign of the All Progressives Congress in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, on Monday, tells more of the Nigerian polity than it does of the ruling party. Quite alright, the APC had it coming. [...]

February 14, 2019 Government and politics
2019 elections: Umahi declares Friday public holiday

2019 elections: Umahi declares Friday public holiday

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has declared Friday, Feb. 15 a public holiday to enable citizens travel to areas where they registered for the elections and vote. Umahi made the declaration while addressing newsmen in Abakaliki, noting that the [...]

February 14, 2019 Government and politics
Police block INEC office in Rivers

BREAKING: Police block INEC office in Rivers

A team of policemen on Thursday morning blocked the entrance to the Rivers State headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Port Harcourt. The policemen had apart from cordoning off INEC office, mounted a roadblock on the lane close [...]

February 14, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari to Nigerians: Vote for me, you won’t regret

Buhari to Nigerians: Vote for me, you won’t regret

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday promised that he would not disappoint Nigerians if he won Saturday’s presidential poll. He promised to consolidate his first term achievements by tackling poverty, ensuring food security and providing key infrastructure. Buhari spoke at the [...]

February 14, 2019 Government and politics

With just a few days to the presidential elections, Nigerians are vulnerable to digital rights infringement

Nigeria does not have a law that protects its citizens online. With just two days to the presidential elections, Nigerians are exposed to the threat of digital rights violations. Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 14, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Nigerians march to vote in a choiceless poll

Nigerians march to vote in a choiceless poll

On Saturday, February 16, 84,004,084 registered voters, the highest in Nigeria’s political history, are expected to march to the 119,973 polling units across the country (in 2015, there were 68,833,476 voters) to either renew the mandate of President Muhammadu Buhari [...]

February 14, 2019 Government and politics
Malami

AGF Malami writes INEC, asks for postponement of polls in Zamfara

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN) has written to the Independent National Electoral Commission asking the commission to postpone the National Assembly elections and the governorship and state House of Assembly polls in [...]

February 14, 2019 Government and politics