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Daily Archives: November 17, 2019

DevCareer is on a mission to properly equip upcoming African developers

Everyday as tech becomes mainstream in Africa, there are hundreds of free nanodegree courses on offer for young Africans. Most of these courses, usually on sale from between $ 15 to $ 300, are sponsored by an organisation or individual [...]

September 12, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Your period-tracking app may be sharing your data with Facebook

Women using popular period-tracking apps may just be sharing a lot more with strangers than they may have bargained for. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 12, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

The OPaycalypse: 13 execs who left top tech companies for OPay Nigeria over the past year

With the help of LinkedIn, we found 13 people who joined OPay Nigeria after leaving their roles in top tech companies. Here they are.  Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 12, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Why Nigerian startups focusing on deep technology need to be taken seriously

According to an online report by DW.com, most deep tech companies are found in the US, followed by “Greater China” — China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan — Germany, the UK, and Japan. If you’re wondering why no African countries [...]

September 12, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigerian digital bank startup, Kuda, secures $1.6 million pre-seed funding

Online digital bank startup, Kuda, yesterday raised $ 1.6 million in a pre-seed round from angel investors Haresh Aswani and Ragnar Meitern, amongst other investors. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 12, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Fayose Speaks On Congratulatory Message To President Buhari Over Tribunal Victor

Fayose Speaks On Congratulatory Message To President Buhari Over Tribunal Victor

The immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has denied issuing any congratulatory message to President Buhari over his victory at the Presidential Election Tribunal. The petition filed by Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was yesterday [...]

September 12, 2019 Government and politics
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)

EFCC Reveals How ‘past Govts Spent N15b On Governors’ Security Aides’

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday said past administrations collected N15 billion as security votes between 2003 and 2018. The commission stressed that the funds were spent to settle the security men who used to mill around serving [...]

September 12, 2019 Government and politics
Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima: Nigerians Are Mourning Buhari’s Victory At Tribunal

Alhaji Buba Galadima, a spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections, on Wednesday said Nigerians have been thrown into a mourning mood following the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Tribunal. Galadima, who spoke [...]

September 12, 2019 Government and politics
Government increases VAT to fund national minimum wage

Government increases VAT to fund national minimum wage

Government increases VAT to fund national minimum wage The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved an increase in the nation’s Value Added Tax (VAT) from five per cent to 7.2 per cent effective next year. This comes as President Muhammadu [...]

September 12, 2019 Economy
Atiku’s turbulent journey from polls to presidential tribunal loss

Atiku’s turbulent journey from polls to presidential tribunal loss

Atiku’s turbulent journey from polls to presidential tribunal loss The presidential election petition tribunal has given its verdict in the petition brought by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar challenging the February 23 election won by President Muhammadu Buhari. Mr [...]

September 12, 2019 Government and politics

An insight into how venture capital firm, TLcom invest

In today’s edition of Angel and VC series, we put the spotlight on the VC to understand how it invests. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 12, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps