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Daily Archives: June 25, 2019

When was the last time you used your DVD player?

Since the Internet has now become your sole source of entertainment, the DVD player in your living room is probably still there for aesthetics. Techpoint.Africa [...]

June 25, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Seemingly driven by fear, Nigerian banks have become everyone’s competition

Business concerns or a terrifying fad, why are Nigerian banks really playing in and trying to dominate non-banking sectors?  Techpoint.Africa [...]

June 25, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

China-Africa Startup connect: The secret to Chinese scaling

Techpoint and Hub One are partnering Transsion Future Hub to host a Chinese-African startup connect event. Techpoint.Africa [...]

June 25, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Ayo Adebanjo

The number of people killed under Buhari more than that during civil war – Adebanjo

Ayo Adebanjo, a leader of Afenifere, the Yoruba socio-political organisation, has said that ‘number of people that have been killed under him is more than the number killed during the civil war’ and that ‘if Buhari really loves the country [...]

June 25, 2019 Government and politics

CBN mulls fresh capital base for Nigeria’s banks

The disclosure yesterday of plans by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele to pursue, among other objectives, the recapitalisation of the banking sector, have triggered suspicions of distress in the industry. Pundits, who pursue this line of argument [...]

June 25, 2019 Finance
Miyeti Allah

South East governors kick against Miyetti Allah’s vigilance plan

The proposal by Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) to organise local vigilance groups in the Southeast may be as good as dead on arrival. On the heels of the proposal’s rejection by various groups in the region, [...]

June 25, 2019 Incidents, Societal issues
Mary UdoK Acting Director General SEC

Four years after, government inaugurates SEC board

After four years of abeyance, the Federal Government yesterday inaugurated the board of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). At the occasion in Abuja, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Mahmoud Isa-Dutse, who is also overseeing the office of [...]

June 25, 2019 Finance
Nigerian High Commission

High commissions as touch points for the Nigerian diaspora

Did you know that contrary to popular belief, an embassy or high commission is actually not sovereign foreign of the sending state, and also when you enter the premises of any Nigerian High Commission abroad, you are not standing on [...]

June 25, 2019 International
E passport

Immigration Service Begins Issuance Of 10-Year E-Passport In Lagos.

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has announced plans to start issuing the new enhanced 10-year e-Passport to eligible applicants at its Ikoyi office in Lagos. According to the NIS Comptroller-General, Muhammad Babandede, the roll-out has already commenced in Abuja, but issuance of [...]

June 25, 2019 Government and politics