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Daily Archives: June 28, 2019

Why Nigerians do not need cheaper smartphones

Smartphones are getting cheaper, but penetration is still low in Nigeria. What is the solution to this? Techpoint.Africa [...]

June 28, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Social Media Roundup: How to respectfully ask someone to get off your seat

This week on social media; Wole Soyinka, Tonye cole and the window seat, Busola Dalolo accuses COZA pastor of raping her and other stories. Techpoint.Africa [...]

June 28, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Traffic Incident

Rising traffic robberies worsen Lagosians nightmare

It was a bitter pill to swallow for Ekene Okoro, a former media aide to former governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday night when at about 9:35p.m. he came face-to-face with some daredevil Lagos traffic robbers. Okoro had just dropped off [...]

June 28, 2019 Incidents
Gida Mustapha

Buhari to announce cabinet in July, says SGF

The long-awaited announcement of President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet ministers will become a reality in July after the National Assembly completes its leadership processes and lawmakers resume from recess. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, disclosed [...]

June 28, 2019 Government and politics
Roads Lagos

Making Lagos traffic rules fair to all

For all the positives the Akinwunmi Ambode-led administration may have left as legacies, it was a four-year tenure that returned the state to a familiar path of chaos and flagrant disregard for law and order. Indeed, never has the state [...]

June 28, 2019 Transportation
Rice Okada

Porous borders, unending smuggling threaten local rice production

Notwithstanding Federal Government’s efforts to promote the production of rice in Nigeria, the continuous smuggling of the commodity to the extent of dominating the local market, is making nonsense of an existing ban with attendant capital flight. Rice is the [...]

June 28, 2019 Agriculture, Economy

“No Governor in South West should allocate any portion of our land”- Gani Adams

“No Governor in South West should allocate any portion of our land for cattle ranching or colony. Our history will not forget and forgive anyone of them who does so. Our land is not available for Miyetti Allah, so they [...]

June 28, 2019 Demographics