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Daily Archives: June 24, 2019

Investment in Francophone West African SMEs receives a €12.5m equity boost from African Development Bank

African Development Bank approves the sum of €12.5 million for Francophone West Africa on the back of the growing startup and SME activity in the region Techpoint.Africa [...]

April 1, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

The interesting symbiotic relationship between banks and fintechs in Nigeria

How the relationship between fintechs and banks is favouring both parties with the latter providing a support system to the former. Techpoint.Africa [...]

April 1, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
NCAA

NCAA cautions pilots, airlines over imminent adverse weather

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) yesterday warned pilots and airline operators to be wary of weather changes and their adverse effects on flight operations.The regulator, in an Advisory Circular issued to pilots and airlines, alerted the operators of imminent [...]

April 1, 2019 Transportation
‘Next Level’

Oppressive bank charges: Mr President, please stop this daylight robbery

Regrettably, banks seem to perceive customer deposits as a burden, which must be taxed, rather than the actual base on which their total lending and ultimate profitability is primarily predicated. For example, with the subsisting mandatory Cash Reserve Ratio of [...]

April 1, 2019 Crime

Gokada has a new CEO

Last week, Techpoint reported that Lagos-based motorcycle on-demand company, Gokada has lost its CEO. Suggested Read; Nigerian motorcycle on-demand company, Gokada loses CEO in apparent shake-up Though unconfirmed at the time, Techpoint had reached out to Gokada through multiple channels but [...]

April 1, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Gbajabiamila Outfit As He Contests For House Of Reps Speaker

See Gbajabiamila Outfit As He Contests For House Of Reps Speaker

House Leader and five time legislator, Femi Gbajabiamila, formally declares to vie for the Speakership seat of the House of Representatives. He is supported at this official declaration by returning and new members numbering over 100. His campaign is tagged [...]

April 1, 2019 Government and politics
Zainab Ahmed

Nigeria To Introduce New Taxes To Increase Revenue – Minister

The Minister of finance, Zainab Ahmed, told Lawmakers in Abuja that the federal government has concluded plans to increase revenue by introducing new taxes. Mrs Ahmed spoke at the public hearing on the 2019 budget organised by the Senate and [...]

April 1, 2019 Government and politics
PDP Will Win The Speakership Seat - Timothy Golu

PDP Will Win The Speakership Seat – Timothy Golu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will install Speaker of the incoming 9th Assembly, Timothy Golu (PDP plateau) has declared. He boasted that the party has all it takes to win the speakership slot having done it so well in the [...]

April 1, 2019 Government and politics
Femi Gbajabiamila

Femi Fani-kayode Endorses Femi Gbajabiamila For House Of Reps Speaker

The former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has endorsed the candidature of Femi Gbajabiamila for the position of House of Representative Speaker. The former minister his endorsement of Gbajabiamila through a statement obtained by The Blog Nigeria. “I have known [...]

April 1, 2019 Government and politics
Fayemi, says South West leaders must adopt new methods if their quest for restructuring of the country is to be realised.

Restructuring: Fayemi Urges S’west Leaders To Adopt New Strategies

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, says South West leaders must adopt new methods if their quest for restructuring of the country is to be realised. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor, who spoke in Ado [...]

April 1, 2019 Government and politics
Rivers On Knife’s Edge As INEC Resumes Collation Of Guber Poll Results

Rivers On Knife’s Edge As INEC Resumes Collation Of Guber Poll Results

Rivers is on knife’s edge as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) resumes the collation of suspended governorship and State House of Assembly elections results on tomorrow, Tuesday, amid fears that the exercise, which will conclude the most protracted elections, [...]

April 1, 2019 Government and politics
APC

APC Senators-elect Move Against Party’s Choice Of Senate President

The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the choice of the leadership of the 9th National Assembly deepened at the weekend as some of the lawmakers threatened to dare the party in the leadership tussle. Some senators-elect of [...]

April 1, 2019 Government and politics
SS3 Student

SS3 Student Falls From Mango Tree, Dies In Ondo

Tragedy stuck at the Ijo Mimo High School, Akure, Ondo State, on Saturday, as an SS3 student, Temitayo Oluwole, fell down from a mango tree and died on the premises of the school. It was gathered that the deceased was [...]

April 1, 2019 Incidents