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Daily Archives: September 17, 2019

Huawei allegedly helped government officials in Uganda and Zambia spy on their opponents

The Chinese-based technology company, Huawei has helped some government officials in Zambia and Uganda spy on their political opponents Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 16, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

NCC to criminalise vandalism of telecom infrastructure

NCC reveals legislative plans to criminalise vandals of telecom facilities and create fibre network access points in all LGAs in Nigeria Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 16, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Social Media Roundup: Maraji’s take on religion

This week on social media, Maraji’s take on religion, Huddah Monroe is trending in Kenya and more stories. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 16, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

5 insights on the current state of virtual reality in Africa

Brief highlights on the state of Virtual Reality in Africa as told by an expert. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 16, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Group urges Nigerian govt to reconsider nuclear energy plan after Russia accident

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has warned that Nigeria’s decision to build nuclear power plants to augment the poor power situation in the country will result in mishaps similar to the Arkhangelsk region explosion in Russia [...]

August 16, 2019 What Thee Papers Say
Nigeria Govt

Nigerian govt plans to integrate local govt marriage registries

The Nigerian government has said it is exploring the possibility of integrating marriage registries operated by local governments into its online platform so as to bring them in conformity with the Marriage Act This is coming barely three weeks after [...]

August 16, 2019 What The Papers Say
Buhari lawsuit

Lawyer files suit to stop Buhari from inaugurating ministers-designate

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court will, on Monday, deliver its ruling in a suit, seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from his cabinet list. [...]

August 16, 2019 Law
Nigeria University Strike

Workers in Nigerian universities begin warning strike

Nigerian university workers have announced a warning strike from Monday, to press the federal government to meet their demands. The one-week strike will last from August 19 to 23. Non-academic staff of universities had earlier planned for a nationwide protest on July [...]

August 16, 2019 General

Confusion over Buhari’s stance on food imports, CBN’s autonomy

• Nation short on rice, sugar, maize, wheat, others, say experts• Policy anti-people, ill-timed, PDP declares• Manufacturers, OPS urge caution, want codes for items• ‘Why the presidency might be compromising apex bank’ There is confusion over the state of food [...]

August 16, 2019 Business
Jonah and Dickson

Crossing the Jonah and Dickson’s hurdle ahead of Bayelsa poll

Politicking is about group interests, intrigues, surprises, and calculations. All these are at play in the politics of who takes over from ‘Country Boy’ governor, Seriake Dickson, of Bayelsa State. The riddle that is being solved in Bayelsa right now [...]

August 16, 2019 What Te Papers Say
Reps flay NCS

Reps flay NCS over failure to revive Warri, Port Harcourt, Onitsha ports

The House of Representatives yesterday decried the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) over its failure to support efforts at reviving the Warri, Port Harcourt, Calabar, Onne and Onitsha inland ports. The NCS drew the fury of the lawmakers for failing to [...]

August 16, 2019 Government and politics