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3 apps you can report incidents with during the general elections

Here's a list of the mobile apps that allow you report any incident during the general elections today and next month. Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 22, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Over 11m registered persons won’t vote

Over 11m registered persons won’t vote

As Nigerians go to the polls tomorrow, about 11, 228,582 out of the 84 million registered voters nationwide will not be able to vote due to their failure to collect Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVC). This emerged yesterday as the Independent [...]

February 22, 2019 Government and politics

Social Media Roundup: Drama in tech Twitter

This week on social media; Drama in the Nigerian tech community, Kano court grants Deji Adeyanju bail and more stories. Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 22, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Buba Galadima

Despite being Atiku’s spokesperson, I’m APC member – Buba Galadima

Although he is a spokesperson of the Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, Buba Galadima says he remains a member of the All Progressive Congress (APC). Mr Abubakar is the presidential candidate of the main opposition party, PDP, and is considered the [...]

February 22, 2019 Government and politics
NLC urges peaceful elections

NLC urges peaceful elections

Ahead of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged all Nigerians to note that they are going to the poll and not to war, and should accordingly tone down their rhetoric. The organized labour [...]

February 22, 2019 Government and politics
INEC completes distribution of election materials in Borno

INEC completes distribution of election materials in Borno

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has completed the distribution of election materials to facilitate smooth conduct of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly election in Borno. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Alhaji Mohammed Ibrahim, told the News Agency [...]

February 22, 2019 Government and politics
We’re well prepared for Saturday’s elections – Osun CP

We’re well prepared for Saturday’s elections – Osun CP

The Osun State Commissioner of Police, Ms Abiodun Ige, says the police are ready to provide adequate security for Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections. Ige said in a statement by the command’s spokesperson, Folasade Odoro, that under her watch, [...]

February 22, 2019 Government and politics
Be impartial during elections, UK urges INEC

Be impartial during elections, UK urges INEC

Few hours to Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections, the United Kingdom has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to be impartial in the elections. In a broadcast aired on Friday on the verified Twitter handle of the British High [...]

February 22, 2019 Government and politics
NDLEA arrests man with 244 PVCs in Akwa Ibom

Election: NDLEA arrests man with 244 PVCs in Akwa Ibom

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has announced the arrest of one Okon Bassey in possession of 244 Permanent Voter Cards in Akwa Ibom State and dislodged 35 drug joints and hotspots in Kano State ahead of the elections. A [...]

February 22, 2019 Government and politics
National Assembly

Broadcast: Buhari’s speech above party sentiments, says Human rights lawyer

Dr Kayode Ajulo, a Human Rights lawyer, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s broadcast on the eve of 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections, was above party sentiments and personal biases. Ajulo, in a statement on Friday in Ilorin also [...]

February 22, 2019 General, Government and politics

This African nonprofit may have cracked the code for effectively bringing world-class AI knowledge to Africans

Data Science Nigeria wants to democratise artificial intelligence knowledge for Africans Techpoint.Africa [...]

February 22, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps