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The Rise of Micro-influencers in Africa

For micro-influencers in Africa, the focus is less on their scale and more on building a hyper-engaged community. And this type of community is becoming increasingly valuable to advertisers of 2019. Techpoint.Africa [...]

July 17, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

The Rise of Micro-influencers in Africa

It’s 2019 and everybody with a few hundred followers on social media calls themselves an influencer. But in reality, an influencer is a person who can, well, influence people’s decisions. Somebody who can make their followers do something. Make them [...]

July 17, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
New National Minimum Wage

New National Minimum Wage: Labour tells workers to prepare for strike

The organised Labour has directed its members in all the 36 states and Abuja to get ready for a total showdown with government should the negotiation on the adjustment from the new national minimum wage break down. On its part, [...]

July 17, 2019 Economy
Telecom Mast

Man Cries Out After A Telecom Mast Smashed His Benz & 3 Others In Abuja

A man has cried out for help after a telecom mast destroyed his car and 3 others during a heavy downpour in Abuja. The incident which took place since June, is still causing unrest in the area after the Police [...]

July 17, 2019 Transportation
Northern Elders’ Forum

Northern Elders’ Forum Orders Fulani Herdsmen To Vacate Southern Nigeria

The Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) has asked all Fulani herdsmen residing in the southern part of the country to vacate immediately if their security was no longer guaranteed.  Addressing a joint press conference in Abuja on Tuesday, the chairman of [...]

July 17, 2019 Government and politics

Kukah Warns Against ‘anti-fulani’ Campaign

The Catholic bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah, has warned against blanket demonisation of herdsmen, especially of the Fulani stock, warning that such actions could be preamble to a breakout of violent confrontation against the Fulani. The bishop said hate speech [...]

July 17, 2019 Religion
secret cemetery by Buhari's administration'

Buhari Plans To Register Illegal Migrants, Under Fire

Buhari Plans To Register Illegal Migrants The move by the Federal Government to electronically register illegal migrants in the country has come under criticism, with some observers describing it as a backdoor to unleash an “army of occupation” on Nigerians. [...]

July 17, 2019 Government and politics

Obaseki To Ex-Governor: Edo State money is for Development, not for individuals

GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said leaders must be prudent and disciplined in the way they handle state treasury while in office.  According to Obaseki, leaders who have been saddled with the responsibility of leadership, especially at the [...]

July 17, 2019 Government and politics

Fani-kayode Reacts To Call For Relocation Of Herdsmen From Southern Nigeria

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, has commended the call for herdsmen to leave southern part of Nigeria. The area comprising of the South-West, South-East and South-South region are often under attacks by suspected armed herdsmen who kill, maim, rape and [...]

July 17, 2019 Government and politics
Adedeji Adeleke's house

Deji Adeleke’s House On Fire: Davido’s Father’s House Gutted By Fire

Davido’s father, Adedeji Adeleke’s house on Esther Adeleke street in Lekki, Lagos state was gutted by fire today July 16th. According to an eyewitness, the fire started this afternoon at about 1pm at the pent house of the building. The [...]

July 17, 2019 Incidents