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Daily Archives: October 12, 2019

Why you won’t be able to use Gokada for the next two weeks

Gokada, a popular motorbike hailing service in Lagos has shut down for the next two weeks Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 14, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Being an African woman in tech as told by 3 Andela engineers

Three female Andela software engineers share the stories of their journeys into tech. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 14, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigeria’s logistics startup, Kobo360 raises another $30 Million

This year, this $ 30 Million investment may turn out to be the largest funding round in Nigeria. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 14, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Bill

Buhari approves bills that change names of two major Nigerian institutions

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a change of name for the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi in Benue State. The new name for the institution is Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University, Makurdi. The approval follow’s the president’s decision to sign a [...]

August 14, 2019 What Te Papers Say
Zarzarky India

What El-Zakzaky said about situation at Indian hospital (FULL TRANSCRIPT)

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, has alleged that the condition at the Indian hospital he was taken to is worse than that of Nigeria. Mr El-Zakzaky stated this in an audio that has since gone viral on social [...]

August 14, 2019 What Te Papers Say

Verve customers to get new card for international transactions

Verve extends its reach to countries outside Africa in a new partnership, and users may need to get new cards. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 14, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Igbo governors ’ve secretly donated land for RUGA — IPOB

Nnewi—Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, alleged that Igbo governors have secretly donated lands in their respective states for RUGA, saying that IPOB will never allow that. herdsmen The group also alleged that all the antagonistic activities of Governor Dave [...]

August 14, 2019 What Te Papers Say

Army Captain had 191 phone chats with wanted kidnapper

The Nigerian Army Captain who allegedly ordered soldiers on security check-point along the Ibi-Jalingo Expressway in Taraba State, to attack and kill police operatives attached to the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, has been identified. It [...]

August 14, 2019 What Te Papers Say
Tinubu

National Unity: Northern Coalition accuses Tinubu of double standards

The Coalition of Northern Groups CNG has accused former Lagos state Governor and national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu of political double-speak regarding the unity of the country, saying his actions betray his [...]

August 14, 2019 Government and politics

This new Lagos-based ride-hailing service is making traditional taxis a core of its business

This new ride-hailing service in Lagos is making traditional taxi a core of its business Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 14, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigerian airline company Aero Contractors website hacked by alleged ISIS-tied group

Nigerian airline company Aero Contractors’ website was hacked on Tuesday by Moroccan Revolution Team (M.R.T) a hacker group with alleged ties with ISIS Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 14, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps