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Daily Archives: October 21, 2019

New evidence suggests Nigerian investors may have no strong legal case against Marek Zmyslowski

From all the evidence that Techpoint has been able to gather so far, it is difficult to classify Marek Zmyslowski’s possible outwitting of his Nigerian investors as ‘criminal’ . Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 20, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Uganda: Social media tax draws its first blood

The social media tax introduced in Uganda last year is already having negative effects on Internet subscriptions in the country. Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 20, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Atiku alleges plans to postpone elections in three northern states

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has reported plans by President Muhammadu Buhari to ‘use’ the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the forthcoming elections in Borno, Adamawa and Kaduna states. Mr Abubakar in [...]

February 20, 2019 Government and politics
Yomi Fabiyi

Yomi Fabiyi: Millions Raised For Baba Suwe’s Treatment

Fellow actor, Yomi Fabiyi in an update to the situation has revealed that millions have been raised for Baba Suwe’s treatment. According to Fabiyi, some other colleagues who have raised cash for Baba Suwe include actresses, Iyabo Ojo and Liz Anjorin. [...]

February 20, 2019 Sports
Maryam Awaisu

Maryam Awaisu released hours after arrest

#ArewaMetoo campaigner and writer Maryam Awaisu has been released hours after she was arrested by the men of Nigerian police’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in her office in Kaduna on Tuesday. Amnesty International confirmed her release. “Maryam Awaisu has been [...]

February 20, 2019 Military
dead voters

PDP alleges ‘dead voters’ will vote on Saturday

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has alleged that over 1,050,051 dead voters will vote during Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections. According to him,  the voter register contains the data of dead people. Secondus [...]

February 20, 2019 Government and politics
African Democratic Congress (ADC)

ADC tells APC, stop intimidating Nigerians with death threat

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) has accused the All Progressives Congress of intimidating the opposition and Nigerians with a death threat. It stated that the ruling party must protect lives during the forthcoming general elections, and not take lives. The [...]

February 20, 2019 Government and politics
Nigeria's population,

Nigeria’s population growing faster than economy – Report

The Nigerian economy is growing slower than the Nigeria’s population, the FSDH research has revealed. According to the research by the FSDH Merchant Bank on ‘Final judgment on performance of the Nigerian economy: Implications’, it said this was an indication [...]

February 20, 2019 Economy
Opposition Parties Blame FG, Others For Postponement Of Polls

Nigerians fought more ruthless dictators than Buhari – Atiku

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday asked Nigerians not to despair, saying they had fought leaders, who he described as more ruthless and more dictatorial than President Buhari, in the past. The former Vice-President [...]

February 20, 2019 Government and politics
Bird flu

Bird flu hits Plateau, kills 3,900 birds

An outbreak of bird flu, also known as avian influenza, has hit Plateau State, killing at least 3,900 birds. The Chief Veterinary Officer of the state, Dr Spak Shaset, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Jos, that [...]

February 20, 2019 Health issues

Atiku was a principal player in the destruction of Nigeria –Ekiti APC chairman

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman in  Ekiti State, Paul Omotosho,  tells ABIODUN NEJO that the party is not responsible for the postponement of elections The PDP has said the postponement of  elections was a ploy by your party to [...]

February 20, 2019 Government and politics

INEC differs with Buhari over death for ballot box snatchers

The Independent National Electoral Commission has disagreed with President Muhammadu Buhari over his order to security agents to kill ballot box snatchers during the February 23 presidential and National Assembly elections. Buhari, who is the Presidential candidate of the All [...]

February 20, 2019 Government and politics