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Daily Archives: October 15, 2019

How Kola Tubosun and his team gave Google a Nigerian accent

The introduction of a ‘Nigerian English’ voice to Google Maps has caught the attention of users. We talk to Kola Tubosun who led the team that brought it to life to find out how Techpoint.Africa [...]

July 26, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
President Buhari Jets Out Of Nigeria For Liberia's 172nd Independent Anniversary

President Buhari Jets Out Of Nigeria For Liberia’s 172nd Independent Anniversary

President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja on Friday for Monroavia to attend the activities marking Liberia’s 172nd independence anniversary. Besides being a special guest of honour, the Nigerian leader will receive the West African country’s highest national honour, “The Grand Cordon [...]

July 26, 2019 Government and politics
Zakzaky’s Release

Buhari Government, Shi’ites Negotiating In Secret Over El-Zakzaky

The Federal Government has commenced negotiations with the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, over their demand for the release of their detained leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky who has been held in security custody since 2015, a source has claimed. This [...]

July 26, 2019 Government and politics
House Of Representatives To Probe Obasanjo, Yar’Adua & Jonathan Power Contracts

House Of Representatives To Probe Obasanjo, Yar’Adua & Jonathan Power Contracts

House Of Representatives to probe Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan power contracts The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate the contracts awarded and payments made to contractors by the Federal Government towards reviving the power sector. According to a motion unanimously [...]

July 26, 2019 Government and politics
Nigeria needs homegrown solutions

Nigeria needs homegrown solutions to her problems – President Buhari

Nigeria needs homegrown solutions to her problems – President Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has said adopting homegrown solutions is the best way to tackle most of the challenges Nigeria is facing. He said this Thursday, the last day of the [...]

July 26, 2019 Government and politics
14 Ministerial nominees

UPDATED: Senate screens 14 Ministerial nominees Thursday, asks 10 to ‘take a bow’

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday screened 14 ministerial nominees. This brings to 24 the total number of nominees screened after 10 were screened on Wednesday. The 24 nominees are Uchechukwu Ogar, Godswill Akpabio, Sharon Ikeazor, Adamu Adamu, George Akume and [...]

July 26, 2019 Government and politics

The Nigerian startup helping Google bring public transit directions to Maps

At the third edition of the Google for Nigeria event, company also revealed plans to introduce a new directions experience for Lagosians by bringing public transit routes into Google Maps. Here is the Nigerian startup that will help make it [...]

July 26, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps