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Daily Archives: June 27, 2019

These are the present players in Nigeria’s motorcycling hailing industry

Techpoint takes a look at the profile of players presently in the Nigerian motorcycling hailing industry. Techpoint.Africa [...]

June 27, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Social media as the first feasible point of contact for financial services in Africa

The level of social media and instant messaging penetration in Africa has the potential of deepening financial inclusion in the continent. Techpoint.Africa [...]

June 27, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Likely hurdles before takeoff of state police

With the rising spate of insecurity spreading across the country, particularly with banditry and kidnapping taking frightening dimensions, even late convert President Muhammadu Buhari has seen reason to pursue the agenda of instituting state police. Apprehension about its possible abuse [...]

June 27, 2019 Law
Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed fails to appear in court over N2.5 billion DSO project

Former Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, yesterday failed to appear before Justice Folashade Ogunbanjo-Giwa of the Federal High Court, Abuja, to explain his role in the approval of N2.5 billion to Pinnacle Communications Ltd for the Digital Switch [...]

June 27, 2019 Law
Nigerians Commodities

Nigerians may pay more for commodities, as new duty regime bites

Nigerians may be bracing for higher prices of commodities as the spiral effect of the sudden increase in import duty by over 6.1 per cent by the Federal Government, takes toll on prices.Already, importers and manufacturers are groaning under the [...]

June 27, 2019 Business, Economy

Outrage trails Buhari’s plan to settle Fulani herdsmen

• Benue, Edo, Delta, Igbo stakeholders caution against move • ‘Only fairness, equity can guarantee peace in Nigeria’ A policy by President Muhammadu Buhari to use public funds to set up Ruga farming settlements for herdsmen in 12 states has [...]

June 27, 2019 Government and politics
Femi Fani Kayode

Brexiting from Nigeria – Femi Fani-Kayode

BREXITING FROM NIGERIA “Every bird flies with its own kind. Crows fly with crows and eagles fly with eagles”- Muyhideen Ibn Arabi. Muyhideen Ibn Arabi (1165 AD -1240 AD) was one of the greatest clerics, philosophers, teachers, poets, intellectuals, spiritual [...]

June 27, 2019 Government and politics

Compressed Video’ Tendered At Tribunal Fails To Prove Akpabio’s Claim

Compressed video’ tendered at tribunal fails to prove Akpabio’s claim… Akpabio contradicts his 65,000 votes claim during cross-examination A ‘compressed video’ shown as evidence at the election petitions tribunal fails to show that the former senate minority leader, Senator Godswill [...]

June 27, 2019 Government and politics

Icpc’s Trial Of NBC DG And Two Others Might Have Not Been A Real Trial After All

The ongoing trial of the DG National Broadcasting Commission, Mallam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu and 2 others is one of the current judicial cases making the waves in Nigeria. It all started in 2018 when the ICPC said it uncovered some [...]

June 27, 2019 Government and politics