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Daily Archives: September 3, 2019

APCON wants to charge a ₦25,000 fee on all online advertising in Nigeria

The Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) just recently announced its plan to start vetting all online adverts in Nigeria Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 3, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Beyond tech and innovation: Scaling Nigeria’s online grocery market, a chat with Saudat Salami

Techpoint had a discussion with Saudat Salami, founder of Easyshop Easycook to understand the specific problem and potential of Nigeria’s online grocery sector. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 3, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
FG begins evacuation of Nigerians tomorrow

Supreme Court Warns Buhari: Stop! Using Public Funds To Defend Yourself In Court

Supreme Court Warns Buhari: Supreme Court has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari for using public funds to defend himself in personal litigations. The apex court criticised Buhari for using lawyers paid by the government during his election tribunal hearings. The Peoples [...]

September 3, 2019 Government and politics
Simon Bako Lalong,

Don’t Lobby, My Commissioners’ List Ready – Lalong Tells Politicians

The governor of Plateau State, Simon Bako Lalong, has warned politicians to stop invading his home or office to lobby for appointments. Lalong, who spoke yesterday in Jos, while swearing in the Secretary to the State Government, Prof Danladi Atu [...]

September 3, 2019 Government and politics

Xenophobia: Nigerians Vow To Boycott MTN, Shoprite, Other South African Business

Xenophobia: Angry Nigerians on Twitter in reaction to the killing of their fellow countrymen in xenophobic attacks launched by South Africans have vowed to boycott MTN, Shoprite, Stanbic, DSTV and other businesses in Nigeria owned by South Africans. Recall Hope [...]

September 3, 2019 Africa
PDP National Youth Leader kidnapped

PDP National Youth Leader kidnapped

PDP National Youth Leader kidnapped Udeh Okoye, the National Youth Leader of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, has been kidnapped, police said Monday. Mr Okoye went to his farm in his home Enugu State when he was abducted at gunpoint, [...]

September 3, 2019 Crime
Nigerian Breweries

INVESTIGATION: How Nigerian Breweries protected its Dutch CEO suspected of corruption

Heineken suddenly transferred the Managing Director of Nigerian Breweries, Nico Vervelde, to Singapore shortly after Nigerian police interrogated him for alleged corruption. This case would have been buried if journalists Olivier van Beemen and Femke van Zeijl had not picked it [...]

September 3, 2019 Business