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Daily Archives: September 15, 2019

MTN gives Dangote Cement a good run on the NSE

Just three months after listing, MTN Nigeria briefly overtook Dangote Cement for a day as the most valuable company by market capitalisation on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). The telecom giant closed Monday’s trading with market capitalisation peaking at ₦2.82 [...]

August 22, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

MAX may have launched MAX Keke, a tricycle-hailing service in Lagos

MAX.ng released a tweet on its official account hinting at what might be the launch of a tricycle hailing service called MAX keke, in Lagos State. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 22, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

CBN is offering software developers who are university graduates loans of up to ₦3 million

The Central Bank of Nigeria has collaborated with the Bankers’ Committee to develop a Creative Industry Financing Initiative (CIFI) that is offering university graduates loans Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 22, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

MEST Africa invests $1.1 million in its 2019 cohort

Yesterday, Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology, MEST celebrated 11 years of being in existence by investing $ 1.1 million in its 2019 cohort. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 22, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
More Powers For Kyari

Buhari: More Powers For Kyari, Barrier For Ministers

Mixed reactions have continued to trail President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to the newly sworn-in ministers that all submissions for his attention or meeting requests be channeled through the Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari. Twice the President has reechoed the directive. [...]

August 22, 2019 Government and politics
The Amount Nigerian Senators Will Spend On Cars

The Amount Nigerian Senators Will Spend On Cars

The Amount Nigerian Senators Will Spend On Cars According to reports, the current Nigerian senators are going to spend N5.5billion to acquire cars for themselves. By estimation, each senator will get N50 million for their cars. Traditionally, Toyota Land Cruiser [...]

August 22, 2019 Government and politics

A new ride hailing service has launched in Lagos to take on Uber and Bolt

inDriver, a new ride hailing service recently launched in Lagos and it is already gaining popularity among commuters. However, drivers are not so comfortable with its model. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 22, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Buhari Reappoints Lauretta Onochie

Buhari Reappoints Lauretta Onochie, Bashir Ahmad As Special Assistants

Buhari Reappoints Lauretta Onochie, Bashir Ahmad As Special Assistants President Buhari approves the re-appointment of Mr Fem Adesina as Special Adviser, Media and Publicity and Malam Garba Shehu as Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity. [...]

August 22, 2019 Government and politics

OBus beta testing continues in Lagos with two buses

Still at beta phase, OBus gets on Lagos roads with two buses Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 22, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Amaechi

See How Rotimi Amaechi & Gbemi Saraki Were Received In Office After Their Swearing-In

Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi received a rousing welcome from staff members of the Ministry during his assumption of duty in Abuja on Wednesday.  Pic: Chibuike Amaechi and Minister of State for Transportation, Gbemisola Saraki; and the Permanent Secretary in [...]

August 22, 2019 Government and politics
Shehu Sani

Buhari Will Be APC Last President – Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani said the ruling “APC begins with President Buhari and it will end with Buhari,” adding that there is no ideological relationship between the masses and the ruling party. His words: “APC is not a party that is founded on [...]

August 22, 2019 Government and politics