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Daily Archives: July 17, 2019

4 key things to know on your startup’s way to a US IPO

Following Jumia's impending IPO listing on the New York Stock Exchange, we explore 4 key things to note for African startups which plan to IPO in the US too. Techpoint.Africa [...]

March 19, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Lagos collapsed building

Trader accuses LASG officials of extortion during demolition of distressed building

A trader, Mr Onyekwere Nnaji, has accused officials of the Lagos State Government of being responsible for the collapse of another building on those responsible for its demolition at No. 57 Egerton Street, Oke Arin, Lagos Island, on Monday. Nnaji, [...]

March 19, 2019 Government and politics
Internet speed in Nigeria has remained slow despite recording increasing subscriptions to third generation of wireless technology

Nigeria’s Internet speed ranks low amid rising 3G, 4G subscriptions

The Internet speed in Nigeria has remained slow despite recording increasing subscriptions to third generation of wireless technology, 3G and fourth generation of wireless technology, 4G in the past one year. Nigeria ranked 107th in mobile Internet download speed as [...]

March 19, 2019 Telecomms

Alleged withdrawals: Imo doesn’t have N17bn, Okorocha tells Ihedioha

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has challenged  Chief Emeka Ihedioha to probe him over the state chapter of the Peoples  Democratic Party’s allegation that he withdrew N17bn from bank accounts belonging to the state government within four days. Ihedioha, who won the [...]

March 19, 2019 Government and politics

Tension, as APC, PDP trade tackles ahead of make-up polls in 5 states

By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Umar Yusuf, Peter Duru,Marie-Therese Nanlong and Abdulmumin Murtala Ahead of Saturday’s make or mar supplementary governorship elections in five states, tension has gripped political actors in the affected states as they work towards getting the [...]

March 19, 2019 What the papers say

Run-offs: APC, PDP woo voters with money, gifts, lobby other parties

The All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party in states where the supplementary elections will hold on Saturday, March 23, are wooing voters with money, gift items and lobbying other political parties for support. The states where the run-offs [...]

March 19, 2019 Government and politics
Ovie Omo-Agege

No court has nullified my candidature, says Omo-Agege

The All Progressives Congress member representing Delta Central Senatorial District, Ovie Omo-Agege, has said that the Federal High Court in Asaba did not nullify his emergence as the party’s candidate for the National Assembly elections held recently. The senator told [...]

March 19, 2019 Government and politics

CBN Considers Single-digit Funding Support for Oil Palm Sector

In furtherance of its intervention programmes in the agricultural sector of the economy, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday reeled out measures currently being considered to address the challenges that had stifled the growth of the palm oil industry.The [...]

March 19, 2019 Economy

Declare Me Winner, Atiku Tells Election Petition Tribunal

Exactly 19 days after President Muhammadu Buhari was declared winner of the February 23 presidential election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has filed a petition challenging the [...]

March 19, 2019 General
Olumuyiwa Olowokure

Senior Bar Man, Olumuyiwa Olowokure Passes Away

Senior Olumuyiwa Olowokure, Esq., has just passed on TNL had learnt. According to the information disclosed to TNL, Senior Olumuyiwa Olowokure, Esq died this afternoon after a brief illness. Before his death, Mr. Olowokure was the Principal Partner at O.O.Olowokure [...]

March 19, 2019 Government and politics


“Insha Allah, by the time I am done with my second term, I must have retired 90% of these old politicians. They are the problem with Nigeria… How can someone devote his entire life to politics as his occupation. Take [...]

March 19, 2019 Government and politics