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Daily Archives: May 21, 2019

2018: Nigerian banking system did ₦80.4 trillion in inter-bank transfers

Figures from NIBSS shows that interbank transfers had the highest transaction value in the Nigerian banking system in 2018. Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 18, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Abia

Abia police arrest three INEC officials with 10,000 PVCs

POLICE operatives in Abia State have arrested three officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission for allegedly being in possession of over 10,000 Permanent Voter Cards. It was gathered that one of the suspects, simply identified as Stella, was arrested [...]

February 18, 2019 Government and politics
NAMA

NAMA: Airspace will remain open during rescheduled elections

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) on Sunday said the airspace would remain open during the general elections. The agency said in line with the directive of the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, it had earlier ensured [...]

February 18, 2019 Government and politics

Techpoint will host the largest technology conference in Africa this June — Techpoint Inspired

At Techpoint Inspired 2019, we will explore tech talent development, the impact of technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Machine Learning, Gaming, Virtual Reality, Cloud Computing, etc. and how they can solve our societal problems as a continent. Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 18, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
election postponement

Election Postponement: IPMAN directs members’ filling stations to reduce fuel price

Due to election postponement, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has directed its members nationwide to reduce petroleum pump price from N145 per litre to N140. This was announced in a statement signed by the National President of [...]

February 18, 2019 Government and politics
INEC

INEC retrieves already distributed sensitive materials across Nigeria

To ensure the integrity of the rescheduled presidential and parliamentary elections, the electoral commission, INEC, has retrieved sensitive materials already distributed in most states of the federation. The materials were distributed last week in preparation for the February 16 election. [...]

February 18, 2019 Government and politics

Marek Zmyslowski’s viral post indicts Nigeria of corruption, bribery and godfatherism. What else is to come?

Polish citizen and former Jovago (now Jumia Travels) MD, Marek Zmyslowski published a now viral post claiming he was placed on Interpol's most wanted list, at the behest of an unnamed powerful Nigerian businessman. Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 18, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Voters, Candidates

Voters, candidates stranded as airlines cancel flights

Many voters and candidates alike in the eastern and northern parts of the country were yesterday stranded as airlines cancelled flights over poor visibility occasioned by an intensive harmattan haze.The passengers who wanted to return to Lagos and Abuja after [...]

February 18, 2019 General
Ohanaeze

Quit if you lose, Ohanaeze youths advise Buhari

The apex socio-cultural youth body in Igbo land, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to hand over peacefully to whoever emerges winner of the forthcoming presidential polls rescheduled for February 23, 2019, that is if he [...]

February 18, 2019 Government and politics
CAN

Pray or elections may not hold, CAN warns Nigerians

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called on Nigerians to pray this week if they want the general elections to hold. President of the association, Rev Samson Ayokunle, made the call during a service at the Trinity Baptist Church, [...]

February 18, 2019 Government and politics

Okupe: Saraki contributed more than Tinubu, Amaechi to make Buhari President

The Special Adviser (Media) to the Director-General of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council, Dr. Doyin Okupe, has revealed how his principal, who is also the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, contributed the highest donation towards the realisation of President [...]

February 18, 2019 Government and politics
Galadima

Buhari’s body language, pronouncements scared investors away – Galadima

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Buba Galadima, has claimed that Nigeria recently experienced economic recession because President Muhammadu Buhari’s body language and pronouncements scared foreign investors away, He also said the presidential candidate of the PDP, Alhaji [...]

February 18, 2019 Government and politics
Ikeja

Ogun resident attacks Ikeja Electric technicians with machete

Some yet-to-be-identified members of staff of Ikeja Electric have been assaulted by a resident of Itele area of the Iju-Atan Ilogbo Local Council Development Area of Ogun State while trying to disconnect power supply to his residence. In a viral [...]

February 18, 2019 Incidents