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Daily Archives: July 17, 2019

MTN Nigeria lists on the Nigerian Stock Exchange today, still has more hurdles to cross

As part resolution of its 3-year-long battle with the Nigerian Communications Commission, MTN Nigeria has eventually list on the local stock exchange. However, the telecoms giant still has ongoing battles to surmount Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 16, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

MTN gets super-agent license from CBN, in bid for a larger share of Nigeria’s financial services space

With its super-agent licence, MTN Nigeria is getting more channels to offer financial services to Nigerians. Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 16, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

How religious influencers are using social media to gain followers for their faith

Last week, the Catholic Church in Germany reportedly revealed plans to train 50 new priests to become social media influencers through a two-day “smart camp”. On the backdrop of this, we take a closer look into the phenomenon of religious [...]

May 16, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Eko Atlantic City

US To Relocate Consulate To Eko Atlantic City

The United States Consul-General in Lagos, Mr. John Bray, on Wednesday announced that the home government had secured about 1,000 hectares of land on the Eko Atlantic City in Lagos. Bray disclosed this at his residence shortly after signing the [...]

May 16, 2019 Government and politics
Nigerian Stock Exchange

Investors Lose N140.86 Billion As Nigerian Stock Exchange Continues Tanking

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) opens the week tradings' on a  bearish note. The All Share-Index (ASI) declined by 1.26% to close at 28,484.44 basis points. Year-to-Date the ASI was down by 9.37%.  The equity market capitalization closed at N10.701 [...]

May 16, 2019 Economy
Atiku: Buhari Planning To Jail Me In Phantom Coup Plot

Atiku: Buhari Planning To Jail Me In Phantom Coup Plot

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has alleged plan by President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to replay the phantom coup plot of late General Sani [...]

May 16, 2019 Government and politics
Victoria Obaze

Victoria Obaze Becomes Mayor In UK

Mrs Victoria Obaze, a Nigerian from Imo State made history on Wednesday after she was sworn into office as the first black female Civic Mayor of London Borough of Tower Hamlets, United Kingdom (UK). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) [...]

May 16, 2019 Government and politics
Oba Akiolu

Oba Akiolu: Obasanjo Is The Number One Troublemaker In This Country

Oba Akiolu who spoke on Wednesday when participants of the senior executive course (41) of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) visited him at his palace in Lagos, stated that former President Olusegun Obasanjo is the number [...]

May 16, 2019 Government and politics
Osinbajo

Osinbajo: FG can seize assets whether or not there’s corruption allegation

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the federal government can seize assets from citizens who cannot explain the source of their wealth. The vice president made this known on Tuesday while declaring the anti-corruption conference organised by the office of the [...]

May 16, 2019 Government and politics