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Daily Archives: October 19, 2019

9mobile secures over ₦83 billion AFC loan for infrastructure upgrade

9mobile receives a loan from the African Financial Corporation to keep up with the stern competition in the Nigerian telecom market. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 26, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

To obtain their e-Passports, Kenyans are now required to book online for biometrics

With a new online appointment system to book biometrics for Kenyans, the Department of Immigration hopes to make the process of obtaining an e-Passport more efficient and fraud-free for applicants. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 26, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigerian startup, EZFarming secures $150,000 investment from 500 Startups

The Nigerian agritech startup, EZFarming has received $ 150,000 from San Francisco-based accelerator, 500 Startups having participated in its four-month-long programme Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 26, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Econet Media is selling off its shares in Kwese and 27 other businesses across Africa

Barely after two weeks of shutting down its entertainment division, Econet Media is putting up its shares up for sale in Kwese and other businesses across Africa and Dubia Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 26, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

OPay, ORide and the effects of a $50 million war chest

An examination of Opay’s market strategy, expansion and effects on the Niherian tech ecosystem. Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 26, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigerian logistics giant, GIG Logistics officially launches in Ghana today

Following its drive to be the number one logistics company in Africa, GIG Group’s logistics arm, GIGL officially makes its first African expansion to Ghana Techpoint.Africa [...]

August 26, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

How I Work: Evans Akanno, Cregital Chief Executive Officer

Evans Akanno is a serial entrepreneur. Between 2013 and 2015, Evans co-founded three startups including Cregital — a digital agency where he is currently the CEO. On this week’s How I Work, he tells us how he achieved these feats and [...]

August 26, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Ishaku

Governor Ishaku Dissociates Self From Claims By Kidnap Kingpin, Wadume

The Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku has debunked a statement by the rearrested kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Wadume, alleging that the suspect duped him of Six Million Naira during his inglorious reign as a kidnapper in the state. The Governor in [...]

August 26, 2019 Government and politics
FG Seeks $5bn Chinese Loan For Mambilla Power Project

FG Seeks $5bn Chinese Loan For Mambilla Power Project

FG Seeks $5bn Chinese Loan for Mambilla Power Project Nigeria has formally requested for loan from China Exim Bank to build the 3,050 megawatts (MW) Mambilla hydropower generation plant, whose construction was billed to gulp $5.8 billion, Hope For Nigeria [...]

August 26, 2019 Government and politics
Gernot Rohr

It Will Be Hard To Leave Nigeria – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr says he feels loved by Nigerians, a major reason he’s attached to the country and the national team..But the German, who holds a French passport, admits that there’s a section of Nigerians from whom he [...]

August 26, 2019 Sports
Nigerians Involved In Fraud

What Buhari Will Do To Nigerians Involved In Fraud

Nigerians Involved In Fraud: The Nigerian Presidency has finally reacted to the viral report of 80 Nigerians indicted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI in the US for Fraud. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and [...]

August 26, 2019 Government and politics
Plane Crash Landed In Cornfield

Plane Crash Landed In Cornfield After Engine SUCK In Birds (PHOTOS)

Plane Crash Landed In Cornfield After Engine SUCK In Birds A Russian pilot has been hailed as a hero after he successfully crash-landed a passenger plane without power in a cornfield after birds were sucked into both engines, causing them [...]

August 26, 2019 Incidents
OBASANJO

TROUBLE LOOMS AS EFCC TRACES ATIKU’S LAUNDERED MONEY TO OBASANJO LIBRARY

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has extended to Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, its investigation of the laundered 150 million euros cash-for-poll by associates of former vice-president Atiku Abubakar. It was learnt that the investigators went to the Library [...]

August 26, 2019 Government and politics