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Daily Archives: July 17, 2019

Jiji’s bold attempt to win Africa, the state of online classifieds on the continent

How the acquisition of OLX by Jiji positions the latter to become the major player in the classifieds sector in Africa. Techpoint.Africa [...]

April 18, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Lagos Supplementary Election: Date Announced By INEC

Lagos Supplementary Election: Date Announced By INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State, on Wednesday said the supplementary poll in Ajeromi-Ifelodun Federal Constituency would hold on April 27. The commission fixed the date after complying with a court order directing it to announce results [...]

April 18, 2019 Government and politics
PMB To Atiku

Provide Evidence That You Defeated Me In Presidential Election – PMB To Atiku

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and winner of the February 2019 election, Muhammadu Buhari, has faulted claim by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar that they won the election. President Buhari [...]

April 18, 2019 Government and politics
Rochas Okorochas

Ihedioha Kicks As Okorocha Sets Up Committee On Six Tertiary Schools

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has inaugurated a six-man committee to see to the implementation of six new universities, colleges of education and polytechnics. Prof. Chima Iwuchukwu will lead commissioners and other members of the committee. But the move [...]

April 18, 2019 Government and politics

How Google is driving artificial intelligence for Africa by Africans

The Google AI Accra Centre has launched and it is run by Africans for Africa Techpoint.Africa [...]

April 18, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Nigerian Man In Italy Attacks Police Officers As The 2 Land In Hospital

Nigerian Man In Italy Attacks Police Officers As The 2 Land In Hospital

According to reports, a Nigerian assylum seeker has been arrested in Italy after allegedly attacking and injuring two policemen in Vicenza, Italy.  It was gathered that the Nigerian man was stopped by officials during a simple identification check and he [...]

April 18, 2019 International
NCC Uncovers Eight Million Forceful Subscriptions To Telecoms Services

NCC Uncovers Eight Million Forceful Subscriptions To Telecoms Services

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC has uncovered eight million forceful subscriptions to telecoms services, and this was revealed in  full audit carried out on 45 VAS providers that had over 65 per cent forceful subscriptions. NCC who is Nigeria's telecoms [...]

April 18, 2019 Telecomms
2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup

Nigeria First To Book 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup Ticket

Nigeria has become the first to book the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup ticket, after defeating Angola 1-0 in a match played in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday. Olakunle Olusegun's goal through a penalty kick in the 21st minute, made Nigeria [...]

April 18, 2019 Sports
US And Greek Citizens Among 9 Suspected Pirates Arrested In Nigeria

US And Greek Citizens Among 9 Suspected Pirates Arrested In Nigeria

Nine suspected pirates comprising three Greece citizens, an American and five blacks have been arrested during a joint operation by the Nigerian Navy and United States Coast Guard. The suspects were nabbed when their vessel was stopped within the Nigerian [...]

April 18, 2019 Crime
91,000 Apply For Customs Jobs Within 24 Hours

91,000 Apply For Customs Jobs Within 24 Hours

The portal of the Nigeria Customs Service opened yesterday for the recruitment of 3,200 officers, however it has been gathered that 91,000 applied for Customs jobs within 24 hours. One of the officers in charge of the recruitment portal at [...]

April 18, 2019 Employment
‘Next Level’

President Buhari Targets Over 12 Million Nigerians With ‘Next Level’ Initiative

Over 12 million Nigerians are to benefit from the ‘Next Level’ of the federal government’s National Social Investment Programme (N-SIP). This is even as the Home-grown School Feeding Programme has now extended to 30 states with 9.5 million children now [...]

April 18, 2019 Government and politics