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Daily Archives: September 17, 2019

Will helmets with navigation features be a game changer for Gokada?

ORide has been poaching key executives and riders of Gokada. Given this onslaught, what is the way forward for Gokada? Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 20, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Supreme Court Warns Buhari

5 things you need to know about Ayoba, MTN’s newly launched messaging app

MTN launched it’s own instant messaging app — Ayoba Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 20, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Fact Check: There is no new tax for online transactions in Nigeria

Earlier this month, reports suggesting that FIRS wants to impose a new 5% VAT on local online transactions in Nigeria were circulating the Internet. However, it’s not as bad as many people think it is. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 20, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

NITDA and TETFund to drive digital inclusion in Nigerian institutions

NITDA in partnership with TETFund has announced plans to improve the quality of education in Nigeria through ICT.  Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 20, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Introducing wifiCall by Tizeti: Unlimited calls to any phone number

Earlier in 2019, Tizeti launched its Wificall app, a VoIP service that enables unlimited calls to any phone Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 20, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigeria Air is ‘dead’ but still costing the nation almost ₦200 million in 2019

Nigeria Air was suspended last year but still gets budgetary allocations in the 2019 appropriation act. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 20, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Top Buhari Ministers And Their Postgraduate Qualifications

Top Buhari Ministers And Their Postgraduate Qualifications

Top Buhari Ministers And Their Postgraduate Qualifications President Muhammadu Buhari recently sent a list of 43 Ministers designate to the Senate for screening. It took President Buhari about two months to pick his team that would drive the Next level [...]

August 20, 2019 Government and politics
Lauretta Onochie

Lauretta Onochie: Ekweremadu’s Attack, Evidence Nigeria Safer Than Other Places

Following the attack on the deputy senate president, Dr Ike Ekweremadu, by the proscribed People of Biafra, IPOB, the social media aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mrs Lauretta Onochie on Monday said that Ekweremadu’s attack has shown how safe Nigeria [...]

August 20, 2019 Government and politics
2019 African Games

2019 African Games begins in Morocco

2019 African Games: What is generally regarded as Africa’s version of the Olympic Games is officially underway in Rabat, Morocco. The Opening Ceremony of the 12th African Games was held Monday night at the Prince Moulay Abdellah stadium. As expected, at the [...]

August 20, 2019 Sports
Diezani Alison-Madueke

Diezani Alison-Madueke defends ownership of $40 million jewellery

A former Nigerian minister of petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of violating her privacy by entering her apartment without a court order. Diezani Alison-Madueke, who is still at large, said in an application through her [...]

August 20, 2019 Government and politics
Fowler

Fowler replies Buhari, explains low tax revenue

The chief executive of Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, Tunde Fowler, has replied the query issued him by the presidency. While Mr Fowler agreed that actual tax collection since the beginning of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is lower than the 2012-2014 [...]

August 20, 2019 Government and politics
Herdsmen

SHOOT ANY FULANI TERRORIST HERDSMEN YOU SEE WITH A GUN ~ President of Chad

The Republic of Chad borders Northern Nigeria. In that region, two terrorist groups that operate like Boko Haram and Fulani Herdsmen, unleashing mayhem to locals. The terrorist groups are Boko Haram (They once appointed Buhari as their spokesman) and Fulani [...]

August 20, 2019 Africa