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Daily Archives: April 22, 2019

Lagos-based health startup, MDaaS secures $1.1 million in new funding round

According to the SEC filing, MDaaS has just raised about $ 1.1 million in a new funding round Techpoint.Africa [...]

April 3, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Jumia has been approved to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange

Jumia has gotten the approval to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange following an update on its Form F1 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Techpoint.Africa [...]

April 3, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
20 Nigerians on death row in Saudi Arabia

Drug trafficking: 20 Nigerians on death row in Saudi Arabia

The Presidency said on Tuesday the execution of a Nigerian woman over a drug-related offence in Saudi Arabia was “pathetic and tragic”.  The Nigerian was among four persons executed by  Saudi authorities on Monday, according to the Asian country’s Interior [...]

April 3, 2019 International
ADC asks Buhari to apologise to Onnoghen

ADC asks Buhari to apologise to Onnoghen

The African Democratic Congress has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to apologise to the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen. The ADC also said it would continue to support the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, [...]

April 3, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari, complete Lagos-Ibadan Expressway now

Buhari, complete Lagos-Ibadan Expressway now

Ten years after the Federal Government commenced the rehabilitation of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, the project is still a case of so near, yet so far. Nowadays, there is much hubbub on the highway, all in the name of reconstruction, but [...]

April 3, 2019 Government and politics
Olubadan attacks obas

Olubadan attacks obas, insists they’re wearing ‘illegal crowns’

The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has said he has no objection to the return of his embattled obas to his palace “once they remove their illegal crowns” and apologise for desecrating Yoruba culture. The obas had accused the monarch of denigrating the [...]

April 3, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari rejects Ajaokuta Completion Bill

Buhari rejects Ajaokuta Completion Bill, National Housing Fund, others

President  Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday declined assent to a bill seeking to fund the completion of Ajaokuta Steel Company, which was forwarded to him by the National Assembly in February this year. The President equally declined assent to seven other [...]

April 3, 2019 General, Technology

Nigeria’s online hotel booking company, Hotels.ng is expanding globally with Timbu

Find out why the website of Nigeria’s online hotel booking company, Hotels.ng has been redirecting to another website. Techpoint.Africa [...]

April 3, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Nigeria election: INEC reveals fresh decision on Zamfara APC saga Published on April 2, 2019 By John Owen Nwachukwu

Nigeria Election: INEC Reveals Fresh Decision On Zamfara APC Saga!

Nigeria election: INEC reveals fresh decision on Zamfara APC sagaPublished on April 2, 2019 By John Owen Nwachukwu  The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the decision of the Supreme Court will determine the fate of those elected [...]

April 3, 2019 Government and politics
Ali Ndume

Ndume Defies Buhari, Oshiomhole On Senate Presidency, Unfolds Nine-point Agenda

A former Senate Leader, Ali Ndume, on Tuesday dared the leaders of the All Progressives Congress, including President Muhammadu Buhari, and the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, by unfolding his agenda as a candidate for the Senate presidency in the ninth [...]

April 3, 2019 Government and politics
Flawed Bwari

Flawed Bwari Judgement Against Senator Adeleke Can Not Stand – Adeleke Campaign

2nd April, 2018 Press Statement Flawed Bwari Judgement Against Senator Adeleke Can Not Stand!!! We received with bewilderment the judgement of a Bwari High Court on allegation of forgery against Senator Ademola Adeleke and his qualification to contest in the [...]

April 3, 2019 Government and politics
77-year-old retired worker and grandma

Bridget Okonji: 77-Year-Old Grandma Graduates From UNILAG

A 77-year-old retired worker and grandma who, on Tuesday, bagged her first-degree certificate at the 50th convocation ceremony of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka, says she enrolled for the programme after her retirement to avoid boredom. The retiree, Mrs. [...]

April 3, 2019 Education
Victor Gyang Buba

Victor Gyang Buba Bows For Governor Lalong! Gbong Gwom Jos Blasted!

Mixed Reactions have trailed the viral image of a first class and top most King, as well as The head of the Plateau Traditional Council and former Comptroller General of the Nigerian Custom Service, the Gbom Gwom Jos, Da Victor [...]

April 3, 2019 Government and politics