Tuesday 15th October 2019,
Hope for Nigeria

Daily Archives: October 14, 2019

5 lessons from Andre Iguodala, NBA superstar and technology investor

In his capacity as a board member of Jumia Group, American basketball star and technology investor, Andre Iguodala, visited Techpoint for an interactive session with entrepreneurs, investors, and tech enthusiasts. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 17, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

South African court declares state surveillance unlawful and invalid

A recent court ruling in South Africa declared the country’s interception of communications illegal. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 17, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

NCC to block about 9.2 million improperly registered SIM cards

NCC wants to block SIM cards that are not properly registered. Here’s how to check if your SIM card is safe Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 17, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Founded by Ex-Andelans, Eden wants to make life better in African cities

Founded by former Andelans, Eden wants to automate chores and make life easier for Africans Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 17, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Ezekwesili

Ezekwesili reacts as Buhari dissolves Osinbajo-led economic team

Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of a new economic team. Buhari, on Monday, constituted an Economic Advisory Council (EAC), dissolving the previous led by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo. The Presidency had said that [...]

September 17, 2019 Government and politics
reps

Reps swears in replacement for recently appointed minister

The House of Representatives has sworn in Chike Okafor as the replacement to Emeka Nwajuba who is now a Minister following appeal court judgment. Mr. Chike who earlier was sacked by a lower court and replaced by Nwajuba was sworn [...]

September 17, 2019 Government and politics

Gafar Lawal returns to Microsoft to head African Development Centre in Nigeria

Four months after setting up its African Development Center (ADC) in Nigeria, Microsoft has appointed Gafar Lawal to head the local engineering centre. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 17, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Ibori

Delta 2023 guber: Ibori speaks on power rotation

Former Delta State Governor, James Ibori has said power rotation among the north, south and central senatorial districts remains ‘sacrosanct’ for future polls. Ibori spoke during a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stakeholders’ meeting in Oghara, Ethiope West Local Government, yesterday. [...]

September 17, 2019 Government and politics

2023: Jev speaks on fighting Gov. Ortom over Senate seat

Senator representing Benue Northwest District, Emmanuel Orker Jev has said the relationship between him and Governor Samuel Ortom will not become frosty over the National Assembly seat in 2023. Hope For Nigeria Online reports that the political arena in the [...]

September 17, 2019 General
Labour Party gives Gov. Wike ultimatum

Labour Party gives Gov. Wike ultimatum over failure to constitute cabinet

Rivers State chapter of Labour Party has urged Gov. Nyesom Wike to constitute his cabinet immediately to ensure effective governance. Mr. Prince Reuben, the state’s chairman of the party, made the call at a news conference in Port Harcourt, on [...]

September 17, 2019 Government and politics

Why it’s important that this Nigerian startup is teaching young Africans how to code with smartphones

Why it’s important that this Nigerian startup is teaching young Africans how to code with smartphones Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 17, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps