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Daily Archives: May 26, 2019

How MaketAam, a new entrant in the online classifieds space, is working to provide value for both buyers and sellers

How MaketAam is taking a new route to provide value to every player (both sellers and buyers alike) in the online marketplace. Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Instagram and Twitter want to hide like and RT counts, what does this mean for Nigerian influencer marketers?

Instagram and Twitter may soon hide like and retweet counts in order to create a healthy environment for users. Find our how this may affect Nigerian influencer marketers. Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Meet ‘Iyaloja’ Abisola Azeez Raolat, the newly appointed leader of Computer Village, Nigeria’s foremost ICT market

Techpoint met face-to-face with newly installed Iyaloja of Computer Village, Ikeja, Abisola Azeez Raolat. You should read about it. Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Susan Ojukwu

17-Year-Old Nigerian Girl Receives Over $90k Dollars Fellowship Award

A Nigerian-American, Susan Ojukwu has recently received the received a USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship, awarded to outstanding individuals interested in careers in the foreign service of the U.S. Agency for International Development. Susan, 17 years of [...]

May 7, 2019 International
Ademola Adeleke

Police Arrest & Detain Ademola Adeleke Over “Certificate Forgery”

The police have detained Ademola Adeleke, lawmaker representing Osun west senatorial district. The senator was candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2018 governorship election in Osun state. In a statement on Monday, the campaign organisation said Adeleke [...]

May 7, 2019 Government and politics
British Airways Announces Abuja Terminal Move PIX

British Airways Announces Abuja Terminal Move PIX

In line with its drive to provide premium services to its passengers, British Airways, has announced the relocation of its terminal to the new Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The change took effect on 30th April 2019. The move comes [...]

May 7, 2019 Transportation
Agege LG Launches Free Shuttle Buses For School Pupils

Agege LG Launches Free Shuttle Buses For School Pupils

Agege Local Government Area of Lagos State on Monday morning launched free shuttle buses for pupils of public primary and secondary schools in the locality. Twenty six primary schools and nine secondary schools are in the area with a total [...]

May 7, 2019 Education
Senator Ali Ndume

APC Yet To Tell Me Not To Run, Says Ndume

A former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, yesterday stated that there was no time the All Progressives Congress (APC) officially asked him not to run for the position of Senate President, saying he joined the race to win as he [...]

May 7, 2019 Government and politics
Nigerian Senators Still Live In The Stone Age - Ben Bruce

Nigerian Senators Still Live In The Stone Age – Ben Bruce

Senator Ben Bruce has accused his colleagues in the Senate of rejecting technological advancements, which he considers as a confirmation they are still living in the Stone Age. The senator representing Bayelsa east, said Nigeria has become the laughing stock [...]

May 7, 2019 Government and politics
Dogara Plans To Shock APC, Femi Gbajabiamila

Dogara Plans To Shock APC, Femi Gbajabiamila

Abuja – Yakubu Dogara plans to shock the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and produce a speaker from the opposition in the coming 9th National Assembly appears to have been uncovered. There are also indications that the incumbent speaker, Yakubu [...]

May 7, 2019 Government and politics
Ogoni Clean–up

Ogoni Clean–up: Minister Leads Delegation To UK

Ogoni Clean–up: Committed to the restoration of oil polluted sites, the minister of environment, Suleiman Hassan Zarma, has led other senior government officials on a working visit to the United Kingdom for the successful clean-up of Ogoni oil spill. The [...]

May 7, 2019 International
Buhari Orders Import Waivers For 3 Modular Refineries

President Buhari Orders Import Waivers For 3 Modular Refineries

The projection by the Federal Government that Nigeria would begin fuel export by the end of 2019 is being threatened by imminent failure of 33 modular refinery licensees across the country. These modular refinery licenses, checks by New Telegraph shows, [...]

May 7, 2019 Oil & Gas
University Of Jos VC's Son Found Dead

University Of Jos VC’s Son Found Dead Same Day Another Student Was Found

In separate events, the son of the Vice Chancellor of the University of Jos, Professor Sebastine Maimako, has died while the body of a 200 Level student at the university has been found. Shitnaan Maimako, the VC's son, was a [...]

May 7, 2019 Crime