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Daily Archives: August 16, 2019

There is no ongoing criminal court case between Marek and ‘Nigerian investors’. Time to move on

Following confirmation that there is actually no ongoing criminal case, unlike we have been led to believe, perhaps the real lessons from the Marek vs Nigerian investor saga are about due diligence and corporate governance in the Nigerian startup space [...]

March 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Online video content is not king in Nigeria, yet

Regardless of Nigeria’s rising internet penetration and its massive youth population, online video content still receives very low patronage Techpoint.Africa [...]

March 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
EFCC

How Air Force ex-chief siphoned N12 billion, by EFCC

An investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Tosin Owobo, yesterday told a Federal High Court, Lagos how a former Chief of Accounts in the Nigerian Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Jacob Bola Adigun (rtd), used his companies [...]

March 7, 2019 Economy
GoFundMe

GoFundMe: From campaigns to tribunal, politicians turn to crowdfunds

GoFundMe: There has always been that benignness about humans, that kind disposition towards others that makes people donate to a cause. Crowdfunding has helped express our humanness better and easier. Easily you could help an immigrant kid from a war-torn [...]

March 7, 2019 Government and politics
soldiers

Fresh outrage at use of soldiers for election

The protest against military’s involvement in elections continued yesterday with a group in Abuja under the aegis of Save Democracy Women (SDW) cautioning against further deployment of soldiers for polls. On Tuesday, a pro-democracy group known as Impact Future Nigeria [...]

March 7, 2019 Military
INEC

INEC spends N226m to administer oath on corpers, others

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) spent N226.3m to administer oath of allegiance on members of the National Youth Service Corps and other ad hoc officials undertaking the general elections, The PUNCH has learnt. The details are contained in INEC’s [...]

March 7, 2019 Government and politics
south-south

South-South demands Senate presidency

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress in the South-South have demanded the position of the Senate President. They made the demand in a congratulatory message to President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory in the February 23 presidential election. In a [...]

March 7, 2019 Government and politics
Mr. Samuel Ortom

FG, APC plot to arrest PDP members in Benue – Ortom

The Benue State Governor, Mr. Samuel Ortom, has raised the alarm over alleged plot by the federal government and the All Progressives Congress to arrest prominent members of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state who are perceived to be [...]

March 7, 2019 Government and politics
AAC

Why we adopted AAC gov candidate in Rivers –Amaechi

The All Progressives Congress in Rivers has said that its decision to support the African Action Congress (AAC) governorship candidate, Biokpomabo Awara, is because the party (AAC) fits into the quest of the APC to give Rivers people justice. The [...]

March 7, 2019 Government and politics

MTN’s ₦8k smart feature phone, the MTN Smart T, is finally here

MTN Group has finally launched the MTN Smart T, an ₦8,000 smart feature phone that can use WhatsApp, Google Assistant and other apps, for the Nigerian market. Techpoint.Africa [...]

March 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps