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Daily Archives: October 14, 2019

Nigerian lawmakers move to censor online distribution of child pornography

The lower lawmaking house of the National Assembly is working on a bill that will censor the online distribution of pornography featuring minors in Nigeria Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 3, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Valued at over $150m, Flutterwave is Y Combinator’s most valuable company from Africa

Y Combinator (YC) released a detailed list of its top 102 most valuable companies and Flutterwave made the cut. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 3, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Ozekhome

Obasanjo Didn’t Succeed With 3rd Term, Buhari Will Also Fail – Ozekhome

Obasanjo Didn’t Succeed With 3rd Term, Buhari Will Also Fail – Ozekhome Afenifere, pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, on Wednesday described the statement by President Muhammadu Buhari promising to take 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in the next 10 years as [...]

October 3, 2019 Government and politics
Border Closure: Hameed Ali Reveals How Customs Made N9.2bn In Just One Day

Border Closure: Hameed Ali Reveals How Customs Made N9.2bn In Just One Day

The comptroller general of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali, says the recent border closure is a blessing for the state – Ali says while the country made N9.2 billion in just one day, it has continued to rake [...]

October 3, 2019 Government and politics
Ezekwesili

Xenophobia: Ezekwesili tells Buhari what to do on visit to South Africa

Xenophobia: Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to South Africa. DAILY Post reports that Buhari on Wednesday arrived Pretoria, South Africa, for a state visit and 9th meeting of the Bi-National Commission. Buhari’s [...]

October 3, 2019 Government and politics
Repentant bandits invade Zamfara community

Repentant bandits invade Zamfara community, loot food items, give residents 20,000 as compensation

Repentant bandits invade Zamfara community There was serious tension in Kwanar Mayanci, Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara State, on Wednesday as a large number of gunmen who came on motorcycles invaded the community. According to eyewitness’ accounts, the villagers [...]

October 3, 2019 Crime
Minimum wage: NLC, TUC give Buhari govt ultimatum

Minimum wage: NLC, TUC give Buhari govt ultimatum

Minimum wage: Labour leaders have given President Muhammadu Buhari led government ultimatum to conclude negotiations on consequential adjustment of salaries of workers between grade 7 and 14. They also rejected the Presidential Committee set up to further deliberate on the [...]

October 3, 2019 Government and politics
Abaribe cries

Sen. Abaribe cries out, says soldiers now help kidnappers in Nigeria

Senate Minority Whip, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, has alleged that soldiers were helping kidnappers across Nigeria. Abaribe, who is representing Abia North in the Senate, claimed that rescued kidnapped victims can no longer be handed over to soldiers for safety. He [...]

October 3, 2019 Government and politics
Lagos government shuts down Costain Bridge

Lagos government shuts down Costain Bridge

The Lagos State government, on Wednesday, disclosed plans to shut down the Costain Roundabout, inwards Funso Williams Avenue for three months, beginning from Thursday, October 3. The closure, according to a statement, is to facilitate the completion of the ongoing [...]

October 3, 2019 Transportation
Osinbajo speaks on loyalty to Buhari

Crack in presidency: Osinbajo speaks on loyalty to Buhari

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has insisted that he will not compromise his loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari. The pledge came amid reports of a crack in the Presidency. Osinbajo’s promise was contained in a magazine entitled, ‘This is Nigeria’ circulated [...]

October 3, 2019 Government and politics

With $55,000 in seed funding, this Nigerian hardware startup is set to break glass ceilings

In trying to change the cooking fuel culture, this Nigerian hardware startup may also herald good things for the ecosystem Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 3, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Buhari arrives South Africa

Buhari arrives South Africa for State visit

Buhari arrives South Africa for State visit President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, arrived Pretoria, South Africa, for a state visit and 9th meeting of the Bi-National Commission. Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, who confirmed this development in a statement in Abuja [...]

October 3, 2019 Government and politics