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Reviving Nigeria’s Ailing Textiles Industry For Economic Growth

Reviving Nigeria’s Ailing Textiles Industry For Economic Growth

Reviving Nigeria’s Ailing Textiles Industry For Economic Growth Nigeria’s quest for sustainable economic development and diversification would not take place if concerted attention was not paid to catalyse and revitalise a critical labour intensive and revenue yielding industry like CTG [...]

August 31, 2019 General
Wonder Bank

EFCC Arrests 19 Operators Of Wonder Bank Over 2 Billion Naira Fraud

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office have arrested 19 staff of a fake investment Wonder Bank company floating an alleged Ponzi Scheme that has defrauded members of the public to the tune of [...]

August 31, 2019 Crime
Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode Arrives Anambra With Wife, Visits Bar. Ejiofor (IPOB Lawyer)

Femi Fani-Kayode has arrived Southeastern Nigeria, Nnewi, Anambra state, where he is slated to be a keynote speaker at an Event. The former aviation minister is slated to speak at the anniversary lecture of Anaedoonline Fani Kayode announced on his [...]

August 31, 2019 Government and politics
Fayose As He Storms Ekiti House

People Hailing Fayose As He Storms Ekiti House Of Assembly

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose stormed the Ekiti State House of Assembly today stormed Ekiti House of Assembly and expressed his readiness to answer any question bordering on his tenure as governor of the State.  The House [...]

August 31, 2019 Government and politics
2019 African Games

2019 African Games: Nigeria fail to break 46-year jinx, lose football gold

The hope of Nigeria ending a 46-year wait for a gold medal in the men’s football event at the 2019 African Games was dashed on Friday by Burkina Faso. Nigeria’s U-20 men’s team, the Flying Eagles, were beaten 2-0 by their Burkinabe [...]

August 31, 2019 Sports
Nnamdi Kanu

Nnamdi Kanu: Buhari Encircled And Trapped In His Yokohama Hotel Hideout

Nnamdi Kanu: How come all of their so-called Elites, Intellectuals, Professors, Academics, Opinion Leaders, Politicians, Royal Fathers, Pundits, Pastors, Native Doctors, are silent as their government keeps on dishing out lies upon lies, deceit upon deceit, fake picture after fake [...]

August 30, 2019 Nigerian-Biafran War
Flood Sacks Ugwueke

Flood Sacks Ugwueke, Abia Community, 500 People Displaced (Photos)

Flood Sacks Ugwueke, Abia Community, 500 People Displaced No fewer than 500 people were on Thursday displaced in Etiti, Ndielu and Amaokai areas of Ugwueke in Bende local government area of Abia state following a persistent downpour. Hope For Nigeria [...]

August 30, 2019 Environmental issues
Fayose

Fayose: “I Won’t Dignify An Assembly Of Clowns With My Presence”

Former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said he would not dignify the state house of assembly with his presence to answer for alleged misappropriation of local government funds. Mr Fayose said this in a statement late Thursday by [...]

August 30, 2019 Government and politics

4 things we discovered about Gokada 2.0

Gokada relaunches operations with upgraded bikes and helmets, and these are what we noticed about the new Gokada. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 30, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Diezani’s $40m Jewellery

Diezani’s $40m Jewellery: Court Adjourns Till Sept. 2

Diezani’s $40m Jewellery: Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday, adjourned hearing in the case between the EFCC and Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke, Hope For Nigeria Online reports. Hope For Nigeria Online reports that Justice Oweibo fixed [...]

August 30, 2019 Government and politics

OBus is now allowing third party buses on its platform

OPay is outsourcing its bus-hailing service, OBus, to third party bus owners and vendors Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 30, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigerian fintech startup, Carbon, is expanding to Kenya

It appears Carbon (formerly Paylater), a Nigerian-based fintech startup that started as a loan offering platforms, is launching in Kenya soon. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 30, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Babatunde Fashola

FG Will Complete Ongoing, Abandoned Projects, Says Fashola

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday, said the Federal Government would complete all ongoing and abandoned projects across the country. He disclosed this when the management team of Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria paid him a [...]

August 30, 2019 Government and politics

How long will the ceasefire between Uganda and Rwanda last?

Despite signing a peace pact to resolve ongoing tensions, diplomatic sparks ignite after Uganda and Rwanda block news sites. Will the peace hold? Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 29, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Security or privacy invasion: Huawei installs more CCTV cameras in Cameroon

In spite of privacy concerns, Huawei recently installed 2000 CCTV cameras in Cameroon to help fight insecurity. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 29, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Afenifere

Buhari Not Behaving Like Father Of The Nation — Afenifere

The Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, said on Wednesday that President Muhammadu Buhari was failing in his duties as father of the nation. The group expressed this view while noting that the president’s utterances were capable of compounding the already tensed [...]

August 29, 2019 Government and politics
Ahmad Lawan

Ahmad Lawan Reveals Why Opposition Senators Support Him

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has expressed confidence that the 9th Senate will work for the progress of Nigeria and its citizens because he has “full cooperation” of senators of the opposition political parties, Hope For Nigeria Online reports. Hope For [...]

August 29, 2019 General
bandits sacked Katsina town

How bandits sacked Katsina town, kidnapped 49 people, stole ‘everything’

How bandits sacked Katsina town, kidnapped 49 people, stole ‘everything’ Shocking details have emerged of how a town in Katsina State was ransacked overnight and dozens of inhabitants and property carted away in an attack by bandits. Wurma, a border [...]

August 29, 2019 Crime
2019 African Games

2019 African Games: Nigeria overtakes host Morocco on medals table

2019 African Games: Team Nigeria has moved up to the third spot on the overall medals’ table at the ongoing African Games in Morocco after adding more medals to its total haul on Wednesday. In all, Team Nigeria raked in 15 medals [...]

August 29, 2019 Sports
Nigeria’s law on financial disclosure

EXCLUSIVE: APC, PDP, others violate Nigeria’s law on financial disclosure

Most political parties in Nigeria, including the front-running APC and PDP, as well as reforms-touting parties of Omoyele Sowore and Kingsley Moghalu, among others, breached Nigeria’s law on financial disclosure to the electoral commission, INEC, findings by Hope For Nigeria [...]

August 29, 2019 Government and politics

Airtel-Telkom merger in Kenya stalls on allegations of corruption

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has suspended the proposed merger between Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 28, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Jumia and Techpoint to host Andre Iguodala, Jumia board member, investor in Facebook, Tesla and Twitter

Techpoint in conjunction with Jumia would be hosting an interactive session with Andre Iguodala and some techpreneurs in Nigeria Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 28, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Kenya: Uber bows to pressure as fare hike takes effect

Uber effects fare hike and some new regulations for drivers that could surely be a gamechanger in the Kenyan ride-hailing market. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 28, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Top Buhari Ministers And Their Postgraduate Qualifications

Buhari: Live Within Your Means & Damn The Consequences – President To Supporters

“To those who supported me, I say live within your means and damn the consequences” – President Buhari. watch the interesting video below. [...]

August 28, 2019 Government and politics
Queen Of Aso Nigeria 2019

Ozioma Peace Nnamani Wins Queen Of Aso Nigeria 2019 Pageant (photos)

The Grand Crowning and Award Event of the 2019 Queen Of Aso Nigeria pageant was quite glamorous, entertaining, honourary, prestigious and interestingly meritorious. The event was held at NAF Conference Center on Friday, 23rd, August 2019. As most anticipated, Queen [...]

August 28, 2019 entertainment
5G Trial In Nigeria

NCC Approves Spectrum For 5G Trial In Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has approved spectrum for the 5G trial services in Nigeria. The Commission has also concluded negotiations on the counterpart funding to the Infrastructure Companies.  This will support the deployment of the broadband infrastructure on which [...]

August 28, 2019 Technology
Wike

Mosque Demolition: Wike Is A Pathological Liar – MURIC

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), an Islamic human rights organisation has again attacked Governor Nyesom Wike and his administration over the alleged demolition of the Trans-Amadi mosque in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital. In a statement released by its [...]

August 28, 2019 Government and politics
Kogi Governorship

INTERVIEW: What I’ll do after disqualification by APC for Kogi Governorship – Audu’s son

Mustapha Audu is one of the aspirants in the Kogi State governorship election. He is contesting under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) whose primary election comes up on Thursday. He was disqualified, alongside his brother and 10 other [...]

August 28, 2019 Government and politics
Kogi Governorship

Kogi Governorship: APC clears five more aspirants

Kogi Governorship: The All Progressives Congress (APC) has cleared five more governorship aspirants seeking to fly its flag in Kogi. A total of eight candidates have now been cleared to challenge incumbent governor, Yahaya Bello, for the APC ticket. A statement from [...]

August 28, 2019 Government and politics

Flutterwave might be starting operations in Asia soon

San-Francisco and Lagos-based startup, Flutterwave, might be looking to start operations in Asia. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 27, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps