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Daily Archives: September 15, 2019

MultiChoice Africa will be slashing DStv subscription prices across East Africa

MultiChoice Africa has announced plans to slash DStv subscription fees across East Africa Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 23, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Dino Melaye Reacts As Tribunal Sacks

Dino Melaye Reacts As Tribunal Sacks Him As Senator

The Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal has quashed the victory of Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West Senatorial district. Melaye (PDP) was declared a winner in the February election by INEC but Senator Smart Adeyemi (APC) approached [...]

August 23, 2019 Government and politics

Social Media Roundup: FBI arrests about 80 Nigerians for Internet fraud

This week on social media; about 80 Nigerians indicted in the US for internet scam, Opay was trending on Twitter and more stories Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 23, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Huge Number Of APC Aspirants Is Due To My Efforts - Gov Bello

Kogi Guber: Huge Number Of APC Aspirants Is Due To My Efforts – Gov Bello

Kogi governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, says he has created a thriving political environment in the state chapter of the APC – The governor said this was evident in the huge number of gubernatorial aspirants in the party – He, however, [...]

August 23, 2019 Government and politics
77 Nigerians charged by FBI for massive fraud in America

Full List of 77 Nigerians charged by FBI for massive fraud in America

77 Nigerians charged by FBI for massive fraud in America A 252-count federal grand jury indictment unsealed Thursday charged 77 Nigerian nationals with participating in a massive conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through a variety of fraud schemes and launder the [...]

August 23, 2019 Government and politics
Dino Melaye

Tribunal nullifies Dino Melaye’s election

An election tribunal sitting in Lokoja, Kogi State, has nullified the election of Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi West. The tribunal ordered a fresh election to be conducted in the senatorial district. Mr. Melaye’s closest rival, Smart Adeyemi of the APC, [...]

August 23, 2019 Government and politics

Taxes on digital platforms could lead to international trade war — Google

Following the recent move by Kenyan Revenue Authority to tax tech companies in the country, Google warns that the Kenyan Government risk a trade war if they carry on with their proposed tax Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 23, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
$9bn Judgement Debt

$9bn Judgement Debt: Nigeria seeks to punish officials involved in P&ID negotiation

$9bn Judgement Debt: The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, on Thursday said the federal government would punish any government official whose action or inaction led to the award of $9 billion against Nigeria by a British court for contract violation. [...]

August 23, 2019 Government and politics

5 things we learnt at Jumia’s Q2 2019 results presentation

We learnt that Jumia Pay and Jumia Logistics are going solo among other things at the company’s Q2 2019 results presentation. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 23, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

How 17 died in Kwara auto-crash

An auto-crash on Thursday at Bacita junction, on Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa expressway in Kwara, has killed 17 people. Wreckage of the bus after the accident with an articulated DAF truck at Bacita junction, on Ilorin-Jebba-Mokwa highway on Thursday 22/08/2019 (NAN) The News [...]

August 23, 2019 What the papers say