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Daily Archives: April 22, 2019

Are Lagos-based motorcycle on-demand companies really illegal?

Motorcycle on demand has gotten popular in Lagos, Nigeria. But are they legal? Techpoint.Africa [...]

March 18, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Jonathan Denies Quitting PDP, Politics

Jonathan Denies Quitting PDP, Politics

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that he has no reason to quit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), or retire from politics for now. He made the statement yesterday, through his Media Adviser, Mr. Ikechukwu Eze, in reaction to a [...]

March 18, 2019 Government and politics
Nigerians support Falana’s call for de-registration of political parties

Nigerians support Falana’s call for de-registration of political parties

Nigerians have shown support for the call by Human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reduce the number of registered political parties in the country from 91 to 10. Falana, in an article [...]

March 18, 2019 Government and politics
APC's House of Representative-elect dies in Kano

APC’s House of Representative-elect dies in Kano

The Late Garba, who contested on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was said to have died after a protracted illness at the Prime Clinic, Lamido Crescent on Saturday, March 16 at around 2:30pm. His death was confirmed [...]

March 18, 2019 Government and politics
Nigerian Army announces new redeployment, appointments of senior officers

Nigerian Army announces new redeployment, appointments of senior officers

The Nigerian Army has announced the redeployment and appointment of some senior officers Daily Trust reports that this was contained in a statement from the army spokesperson, Colonel Sagir Musa on Sunday, March 18. He said Major General HO Otiki [...]

March 18, 2019 Military
Oluwadolarz

Nigerian comedian Oluwadolarz calls out Oniru prince for allegedly assaulting him

Top Nigerian comedian, Ogunleye Olamide Babatunde, popularly known as Oluwadolarz has called out a certain Prince Shola of Oniru for allegedly assaulting him at a birthday party. According to Dolarz, he was given slaps and punches for parking his car [...]

March 18, 2019 entertainment
Baby missing due to flood reunited with dad

Baby missing due to flood reunited with dad

A baby trapped under rubble after flash flooding destroyed his home in Indonesia has been reunited with his father after the disaster killed the rest of their family, officials said on Monday, as the death toll hit 77. The five-month-old [...]

March 18, 2019 International
Investors lose N291.5bn on sustained profit-taking

Investors lose N291.5bn on sustained profit-taking

Investors in the Nigerian Stock Exchange lost a total of N291.5bn last week as the equities market witnessed sustained profit-taking and selling pressure. Bearish sentiments dragged the stock market lower, despite positive earnings releases of some companies. Analysts at Afrinvest [...]

March 18, 2019 Economy

Feature phones and the renewed drive for internet penetration in Africa

The increasing efforts to connect more Africans to the Internet through the launching of ‘smart ‘feature phones for the continent. Techpoint.Africa [...]

March 18, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Gbenga Daniel

Supporters ask Daniel to lead them to APC

Barely 24 hours after a former governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel resigned from partisan politics, hundreds of his political supporters on Sunday prevailed on him to rescind the decision. The supporters who cut across all the local government areas [...]

March 18, 2019 Government and politics
Edo traditional ruler

Gunmen abduct Edo traditional ruler

Unknown gunmen have reportedly abducted Edo traditional ruler, the Enogie of Ukhiri, in the Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of Edo State, Godwin Aigbe. Our correspondent gathered that the heavily armed men, numbering about five, stormed the palace of the monarch [...]

March 18, 2019 Crime
National Assembly

Run-offs: Buhari won’t change results to favour you, Presidency warns APC candidates

The Presidency on Sunday warned the All Progressives Congress candidates in states where supplementary elections would hold on Saturday that President Muhammadu Buhari would not manipulate the Independent National Electoral Commission in their favour. It also warned political leaders making [...]

March 18, 2019 Government and politics