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Daily Archives: September 30, 2019

Nigerian aviation authority, NCAA bans MacBook Pro Retina 15 from all flights

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) released a statement banning volatile MacBook Pro laptops whose battery have been known to overheat and cause fires from being carried on aeroplanes in Nigeria. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 30, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Wike announces Rivers’ acquisition of Shell stakes in Ogoni, gives reasons

BREAKING: Wike announces Rivers’ acquisition of Shell stakes in Ogoni, gives reasons

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has announced that the Rivers State Government has fully acquired Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) 45% interest in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 11 situated in Ejama Ebubu community in Eleme Local Government Area [...]

September 30, 2019 Oil & Gas
Donald Trump sends strong message to Buhari

Donald Trump sends strong message to Buhari

US President, Donald Trump, on Monday wrote to President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari. Content of the letter was released to the media by the US Diplomatic Mission in Nigeria. It reads: “On behalf of the American people, I extend our [...]

September 30, 2019 International

Transsion Holdings lists in China with little room for foreign investors’ participation, soars 64% on its debut

Like Jumia’s listing on the New York Stock Exchange, Africa focused Transsion Holdings, has listed on the Chinese STAR market with a roaring debut but with little space, for foreign investors to participate. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 30, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Sowore makes shocking revelation

Sowore makes shocking revelation on how DSS favours arrested Boko Haram Commanders, treated him

The co-convener of the RevolutionNow Movement, Omoyele Sowore, has disclosed that the Department of State Services, DSS, refused him from making calls while granting arrested Boko Haram Boko Haram commanders access to telephone, while in custody. Sowore, who is the [...]

September 30, 2019 Government and politics
Sowore

Sowore: Details of court proceedings on Monday

An Abuja Federal High Court on Monday denied Omoleye Sowore bail after he pleaded not guilty to seven counts against him by the Federal Government. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Sowere, Sahara Reporters Publisher, has been in custody [...]

September 30, 2019 Government and politics

How I Work: Caleb Adoh, Softcom Digital and Communications Lead

This week we talk to Caleb Adoh, a digital strategist and marketing-technology enthusiast. In just five years since he graduated from university, Caleb has steadily climbed up the career ladder and now works as digital communications lead at Softcom Limited. [...]

September 30, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
El-Rufai

Islamic organization reacts as Gov. El-Rufai enrolls son in public school

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has reacted to the decision of the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai to enrol his six-year-old son in a public primary school. El-Rufai, it will be recalled, took his son, Abubakar Al-Siddique El-Rufai, to [...]

September 30, 2019 Government and politics

How digital foreign exchange platform, BitPesa is easing cross border payments across Africa

Sending money in and out of Africa is expensive and the transaction process is time-consuming. Sub-Saharan African B2B and foreign exchange company, BitPesa has innovated around this challenge and allow easy cross border payment. Find out how. Techpoint.Africa [...]

September 30, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
TASCE

Embattled TASCE staff plunges into river, body missing

Tajudeen Oropo, a senior member of the embattled staff of Tai Solarin College of Education (TASCE), Omu in Ogun State has been declared missing after his car plunged into a river. Hope For Nigeria Online had reported that staff of [...]

September 30, 2019 Incidents
Govt working to tackle herdsmen

Govt working to tackle herdsmen, farmers crisis in Nigeria – Obiano

The Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano has assured that recurring crisis being experienced between cattle herdsmen and indigenous farmers in Nigeria was being tackled by the federal government. Obiano who spoke during the celebration of a Eucharistic mass to [...]

September 30, 2019 Government and politics
Why we are yet to take final position on Sowore’s prosecution

Why we are yet to take final position on Sowore’s prosecution – Presidency

Sowore’s prosecution: The Presidency on Sunday said that it is too early for it to weigh in on the prosecution of the detained publisher of Sahara Reporter, Omoyele Sowore, by the Department of State Services, DSS. Special Adviser on Media [...]

September 30, 2019 Government and politics