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How this Akure-based uni dropout stumbled onto becoming an internationally accomplished programmer

Ayomide Aregbede discovered software engineering by chance and it led him to dropping out of school and building a successful career. Read his inspiring story. Techpoint.Africa [...]

March 25, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
2019 Africa Cup of the Nations

2019 AFCON Qualifiers: South Africa qualify after beating hosts Libya

South Africa joined Group E leaders Nigeria to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of the Nations finals after defeating Libya 2-1 in their final qualification match on Sunday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the match, played at [...]

March 25, 2019 Sports
waec

WAEC accuses Prof. Akintola of disrupting exams registration, MURIC kicks

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has accused the Director of the Muslim Rights Concern, Prof. Ishaq Akinola, of disrupting the registration for its examinations in some schools. However, MURIC has said the accusation by a Deputy Registrar of WAEC, [...]

March 25, 2019 Education
Ganduje has thanked the people of the state for re-electing him for a second term.

Ganduje thanks supporters for re-electing him

Ganduje has thanked the people of the state for re-electing him for a second term. NAN reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday declared Ganduje, winner of the Kano State governorship supplementary election held Saturday. In the [...]

March 25, 2019 Government and politics
AAC

Nigeria election: Buhari still military dictator – Amaechi blows hot

A First Republic Aviation Minister, Chief Mbazulike Amaechi has said that the present administration committed treasonable offence by deploying the military during the general election. Amaechi maintained that the military should have no part to play in elections and internal [...]

March 25, 2019 Government and politics
Violence in Kano over Ganduje’s victory

APC vs PDP: Violence in Kano over Ganduje’s victory

Violence has erupted in the ancient city of Kano, following the declaration of winner in the supplementary governorship election held on Saturday in the state. The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), had on Sunday night announced the incumbent governor, Dr Abdullahi [...]

March 25, 2019 Government and politics
Chief Osita Chidoka, a former minister of aviation and spokesman of Atiku Abubakar presidential campaign council

Atiku’s spokesman, 2 others suspended

Chief Osita Chidoka, a former minister of aviation and spokesman of Atiku Abubakar presidential campaign council, from the council of chiefs has been suspended by traditional ruler of Obosi town in Anambra state, Igwe Chidubem Iweka II. Iweka said Chidoka [...]

March 25, 2019 Government and politics
‘Nigeria needs patriotic leaders like Idiagbon

‘Nigeria needs patriotic leaders like Idiagbon

To live up to its status as the giant of Africa, Nigeria needs patriotic leaders like Tunde Idiagbon, speakers at the 20th Tunde Idiagbon Memorial Lecture said on Sunday. Speakers at the lecture, which held in Ilorin, the Kwara State [...]

March 25, 2019 Government and politics

Thanks to Nigerian airport authorities, it is becoming unsafe to book a taxi online from a Nigerian airport

In an airport in Nigeria, a government agency is helping traditional cab drivers Techpoint.Africa [...]

March 25, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Nigeria’s restructuring

Igbo leaders insist on Nigeria’s restructuring

Igbo leaders on Sunday reiterated their commitment and determination to accomplish their desire for Nigeria’s restructuring to guarantee equity and justice. They disclosed this when a delegation of the leaders met with the President General of the Igbo apex socio-cultural [...]

March 25, 2019 Government and politics
AAC

Anxiety as Saraki’s group plans to influence 9th Senate leadership

There is anxiety in the All Progressives Congress caucus in the Senate over alleged moves by the outgoing President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, to influence the emergence of new leaders of the 9th Senate. It was learnt that Saraki [...]

March 25, 2019 Government and politics
APC’s Ganduje, Lalong win, PDP’s Tambuwal, Ortom re-elected

March 9 Poll: APC’s Ganduje, Lalong win, PDP’s Tambuwal, Ortom re-elected

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday released the results of the supplementary governorship election it conducted in some states after it declared the March 9 poll in the affected states inconclusive. The states where the governorship run-off poll was [...]

March 25, 2019 Government and politics