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Daily Archives: August 24, 2019

Social Media Roundup: Justice for Kolade Johnson

On Sunday, March 31, a young man was accidentally shot dead by two officers of the Nigerian Police Force’s Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS). Apparently, the young man, identified as Kolade Johnson was trying to help another man being harrassed [...]

April 5, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

15 startups built by Jumia’s first 50 employees

Ever wondered about the team that started the Jumia dream and what they’ve been up to? Here’s your answer. Techpoint.Africa [...]

April 5, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Tickets officially available for Africa’s largest tech conference; Techpoint Inspired

Because we love and cherish our readers, we are giving a 15% discount on all the ticket categories for Techpoint Inspired, which is coming up on the 1st of June, 2019. Techpoint.Africa [...]

April 5, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigeria has a National Research and Innovation Council that oversees matters of innovation in the country

Following a meeting presided by Vice President Prof. Yomi Osinbajo on March 25th 2019, it turns out Nigeria has a National Research and Innovation Council. Find out what it is about Techpoint.Africa [...]

April 5, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Accra Regional Police Command

Respect Our Laws Or Be Dealt With – Ghanaian Police To Foreigners

The Accra Regional Police Command has issued a stern warning to foreigners living in Ghana urging them to abide by the laws of the country and eschew all forms of criminal acts.  The Command said it will however not accord [...]

April 5, 2019 Africa
Shehu Sani, vice-chairman of the senate committee on foreign affairs, has accused the federal government of treating the embassies abroad with lack of seriousness.

Nigeria’s Embassy In Russia Lacks Functional Toilet, Says Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, vice-chairman of the senate committee on foreign affairs, has accused the federal government of treating the embassies abroad with lack of seriousness. Sani said this when the ministry of foreign affairs appeared before the committee to defend its [...]

April 5, 2019 International
Abba Kyari And team storm Abuja-Kaduna expressway

Abba Kyari And team storm Abuja-Kaduna expressway to hunt kidnappers (PHOTOS)

Days after Governor of Kaduna, El-Rufai’s convoy foils kidnapping along Abuja-Kaduna expressway, Super Cop, Abba Kyari and his team storms the area to hunt the kidnappers, bandits and other criminals hiding in the bushes. Photos shared by President aide, Bashir [...]

April 5, 2019 Military
CBN

CBN, Banks To Disburse N200bn Single-digit Loans To Creative Industry, Others

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and banks, under the aegis of the Bankers’ Committee, Thursday said they have resolved to commence the disbursement of single-digit loans to the creative industry, some targeted cash crops, as well as to intensify [...]

April 5, 2019 Economy
Lawan

Struggle For Senate Presidency Intensifies, Lawan Meets APC Govs

As part of his ongoing consultations with stakeholders in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over his interest in the Senate presidency, the Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has met with four APC governors in Abuja, Akelicious has learnt. This [...]

April 5, 2019 Government and politics
Police operatives have apprehended the suspected kidnappers of a famous Kano Qur’anic reciter, Sheikh Ahmad Sulaiman, Buhari's Prayer Warrior

Kidnappers Of Sheikh Ahmad Sulaiman, Buhari’s Prayer Warrior Arrested By Police

Police operatives have apprehended the suspected kidnappers of a famous Kano Qur’anic reciter, Sheikh Ahmad Sulaiman, Buhari’s Prayer Warrior who was abducted by gunmen along Sheme-Kankara road in Katsina State. Sheikh Sulaiman, who regularly offered supplications for President Muhammadu Buhari [...]

April 5, 2019 Religion
The Maize Farmers Association of Nigeria says production of the commodity increased from eight million tonnes to 20 million tonnes

Nigerian Maize Production Increases More Than Twofold Between 2015 And 2018

The Maize Farmers Association of Nigeria says production of the commodity increased from eight million tonnes to 20 million tonnes in Nigeria between 2015 and 2018. The president of the association, Bello Abubakar, said this at the Nigeria Maize Conference [...]

April 5, 2019 Agriculture
Omotola

We Need To Fight For Our Rights – Omotola

Nollywood star, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde complained about the level of danger and insecurity in the country and has appealed to the government to a declare state of emergency in places which are affected. She also said she believes Nigeria needs some [...]

April 5, 2019 entertainment
Reps Panel Summons Emefiele

Reps Panel Summons Emefiele, Others Over N33 Billion Missing Pension Fund

The House of Representatives has summoned Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele and others over missing N33 billion pensions fund. The Emmanuel Agbonayinma-led Ad-hoc Committee probing activities of the National Pension Commission (PenCom) and violation of PenCom Act [...]

April 5, 2019 Government and politics
federal government will ensure free access internet in public places across Nigeria.

Free Internet Access For Nigerians Coming, Says FG

Adebayo Shittu, minister of Communications, has said that the federal government will ensure free access internet in public places across Nigeria. Mr Shittu said this in Abuja at a one-day stakeholders workshop on the role of the Public Internet Access [...]

April 5, 2019 Technology