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Daily Archives: May 18, 2019

Kenyans lose hundreds of millions of shillings in bitcoin pyramid scheme

Velox 10 Global, a bitcoin pyramid scheme operating in Kenya has reportedly vanished with money from its customers Techpoint.Africa [...]

March 5, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Why Nigerian NBA superstar, Andre Iguodala is joining Jumia’s board of directors

Nigerian NBA star, Andre Iguodala joins the board of directors of African eCommerce giant, Jumia Techpoint.Africa [...]

March 5, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Small business owner? Register to attend Techpoint’s first in-depth SME Clinic session

Are you a small business owner? If yes, then you'll benefit from our first in-depth SME Clinic session themed, ‘The right way to take your business online'. Register now. Techpoint.Africa [...]

March 5, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
National Assembly

INEC Robbed APC, Akpabio Of Victory – Buhari Alleges

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday alleged that the votes of the people of Akwa Ibom State were stolen during the recent presidential and National Assembly elections, vowing that they would be reclaimed through proper channel. Speaking yesterday through the Vice President, [...]

March 5, 2019 Government and politics
Nigeria overtakes Egypt as largest rice producer in Africa

Nigeria overtakes Egypt as largest rice producer in Africa

The director general of Africa Rice Centre, Harold Roy-Macauley, on Monday, February 4, said that Nigeria has overtaken Egypt as largest producer of rice in Africa. The Nation reports that Roy-Macauley said Nigeria has become the largest rice producer at [...]

March 5, 2019 Agriculture
NAWO

Buhari’s victory a big political lesson for southeast – NAWOJ’s VP

The southeast vice president of National Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Comrade Chibota Edozie, has said that the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari was a big political lesson for the people of the southeast. The Ndigbo should learn how not [...]

March 5, 2019 Government and politics

Yet another Internet shutdown in Algeria, as African governments continue to threaten citizen’s digital rights

The recent shutdown of the Internet in Algeria, in retaliation to protests against the reelection bid of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, brings to mind a growing trend of digital rights violation by African governments. Techpoint.Africa [...]

March 5, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Governor Seriake Dickson

Dickson deplores military’s role in presidential poll

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has again accused military operatives of using brute force in the February 23 general elections in the state. The governor, while presenting flags to the party’s House of Assembly candidates in Yenagoa, described the [...]

March 5, 2019 Government and politics
protest

Protests in Abuja over issuance of certificate of return to Buhari

Members of a group known as Occupy Nigeria yesterday protested at the Unity Fountain, Abuja. They demanded that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) reverse the issuance of a certificate of return to President Muhammadu Buhari who was declared the [...]

March 5, 2019 Government and politics
ARF

National Assembly slowed down development under Buhari —ARG

The Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG)alleged on Monday that the National Assembly under the leadership of Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara slowed down the pace of developmental programmes of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. The ARG Publicity Secretary, Ekiti State chapter, [...]

March 5, 2019 Government and politics
Oba Elegushi

Buhari mustn’t take Nigerians for granted —Oba Elegushi

A Lagos monarch, the Elegushi of Ikate Kingdom, Oba Saheed Elegushi, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election for a second term. In a statement by his Public Affairs Assistant, Tope Oyefeso, the monarch said Buhari had received the [...]

March 5, 2019 Government and politics
pdp

PDP to petition UN, others over military role, killings during Feb 23 polls

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday said it would petition the United Nations and other global democratic institutions on the role of the military and the killings of Nigerians during the Presidential and National Assembly elections on February 23. [...]

March 5, 2019 Government and politics
Secondus

There may be no elections in 2023, says Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, during his speech at the opening session of the caucus meeting of the party in Abuja, raised the alarm that there might be no election in 2023 if the military [...]

March 5, 2019 Government and politics
EFCC

EFCC quizzes Atiku’s son-in-law for allegedly laundering €150m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is questioning Atiku Abubakar’s son-in-law, Abdullahi Babalele, for alleged laundering of €150m, our correspondent has learnt. It was learnt that Babalele, who was arrested by the EFCC at his Abuja home on  Saturday, had [...]

March 5, 2019 Government and politics