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Daily Archives: May 26, 2020

Remittance into Nigeria increased by 14% to reach $25 billion in 2018 — PwC

Remittance into Nigeria in 2018 was valued at $ 25 billion, which is multiple of what came in to the country as foreign direct investment in the same period Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 19, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

OyaPay shutdown: A sad case of family investment gone wrong

Fintech startup, OyaPay has shut down its operations. The founder shares what led to the demise and how they managed to move on to a happy ending. Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 19, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigeria is seemingly playing catch up technologically with the rest of Africa

Recent activities in other African countries suggest that Nigeria may have to play catch up with respect to technology on the continent. Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 19, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Ekiti State University

Ekiti varsity insists on school fees before exams

The management of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti,  has called on its students to resume for the second semester examinations, while insisting that its ‘no-school-fees-no examination’ policy is still in force. The EKSU Director of Information, Mr Olubunmi Ajibade, said [...]

February 19, 2019 Education
poll delay

Poll delay: Stock investors suffer N196bn losses amid sell-off

Investors in the nation’s stock market lost N196bn on Monday as equities listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange declined following poll delay. Financial experts and capital market operators had on Sunday predicted that the stock market would react negatively to [...]

February 19, 2019 Economy
Election postponement

Election postponement: PDP calls emergency NEC meeting

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has summoned an emergency National Executive Committee meeting of the party over election postponement. The meeting, which holds in Abuja on Tuesday, is expected to be presided over by the National Chairman [...]

February 19, 2019 Government and politics
Nigeria's elections

How postponement created doubts over Nigeria’s elections

There was something unsettling, destabilising and embarrassing about the announcement by the Independent National Electoral Commission that the long-awaited 2019 Nigeria’s elections were postponed by one week. The first reason was that the postponement came just a few hours to [...]

February 19, 2019 Government and politics
National Assembly

Outrage as Buhari says death awaits ballot box snatchers

Politicians, human rights activists, lawyers and prominent Nigerians on Monday attacked President Muhammadu Buhari for declaring that death awaited ballot box snatchers during the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections. Buhari had early on Monday while speaking at a [...]

February 19, 2019 Government and politics