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Daily Archives: October 14, 2019

Nigeria is planning a digital criminal registry; you should probably be worried

Nigeria is planning a digital criminal registry and here’s why you should be worried. It is called the Crime and Criminal Tracking System bill but it contains irregularities in data privacy among others. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 9, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Do #BBNaija’s voting numbers mean that Nigerians are ready for mobile voting?

Imagine a scenario where, in addition to the offline voters’ registration and voting proper, you have the option of going through this process online — on your mobile phone or tablet — from the comfort of your home. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 9, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Airtel and Glo slowly taking centre stage in Nigeria’s Internet market — NCC Report

In the month of August, the data grandmasters win, MTN is watching its weight, 9mobile is on a roll, and Airtel’s ‘gele’ is definitely getting bigger Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 9, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Instagram wants to help you keep out bad vibes from trolls and bullies

The Internet has made people interact freely on various social media platforms, however, some internet users use these platforms to bully others. Instagram is curbing this with its new feature — ‘Restrict’ Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 9, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Ethiopia is positioning itself for prominence in the African tech space

A deep dive into the state of technology startups in #Ethiopia and what stakeholders, including the government, are doing to gain relevance in Africa’s tech ecosystem. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 9, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

6 things Airtel’s IPO prospectus tells us about the African telecom market

Airtel’s IPO prospectus gives further perspective on the mobile market across Africa amongst other interesting facts Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 9, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Kaduna LG begins payment of N30,000 minimum wage

Kaduna LG begins payment of N30,000 minimum wage

Ikara local government council of Kaduna state has commenced payment of N30,000 minimum wage to his workers from 4th October, 2019. The chairman of the council, Hon. Ibrahim Salihu Sadiq, disclosed this in a statement signed by his Special Adviser [...]

October 9, 2019 Economy
150 gunmen attack Sokoto villages

Police intensify patrols as 150 gunmen attack Sokoto villages

150 gunmen attack Sokoto: Following attacks by unknown gunmen on some villages in Sokoto, the state Police Command yesterday said it has intensified patrols along the affected axis. About 150 gunmen attacked Tarana Mahuta and Bagurba villages of Tureta Local [...]

October 9, 2019 Government and politics
Ikpeazu Declares ‘Operation Zero Potholes’ In Abia State

Ikpeazu Declares ‘Operation Zero Potholes’ In Abia State

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has declared operation zero potholes in the state. The declaration is coming on the heels of media tour of the completed and ongoing sites in the state. The governor has directed contractors handling the [...]

October 9, 2019 Government and politics
Odilim Enwegbara

2020 Budget Is A Budget Of Bankruptcy ― Odilim Enwegbara

Economist and public affairs commentator, Mr Odilim Enwegbara has described the 2020 Budget Appropriation Bill as “a budget of bankruptcy”. Reacting to the Bill presented to a joint session of the National Assembly on Tuesday, Enwegbara wondered if Nigeria had [...]

October 9, 2019 Government and politics
Ohanaeze youths

Igbo Presidency gaining momentum across board – Ohanaeze youths

Ohanaeze youths, on Wednesday, said Nigerians preferred the 2023 Igbo Presidency more than the pursuit of the creation of the sovereign state of Biafra by IPOB. The group made this known through a press statement signed by its President-General and [...]

October 9, 2019 Nigerian-Biafran War
Customs seize N276 million goods in Bauchi

Customs seize N276 million goods in Bauchi

Customs seize N276 million goods in Bauchi Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit, Zone D, Bauchi, have seized contraband goods valued at N276, 698, 800 between January and September, 2019. The Comptroller, Federal Operations Unit, Zone D, [...]

October 9, 2019 Economy
IGP issues strong warning to police officers over asset declaration

IGP issues strong warning to police officers over asset declaration

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has directed officers and men of the force to henceforth declare their assets. Adamu gave the directive in Abuja when members of the board of Code of Conduct Bureau, led by its [...]

October 9, 2019 Military
Guru Maharaj Ji sends message to Atiku

Buhari: Guru Maharaj Ji sends message to Atiku

A Nigerian Spiritual Leader, Sheikh Guru Maharaj Ji, has advised the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last election, Atiku Abubakar to accept the outcome of the election as well as the ruling of the Presidential [...]

October 9, 2019 Government and politics
Max Chinnah

Max Chinnah: Nigerian man invents smokeless stove that cooks food and charges phones

A 26-year-old Nigerian Max Chinnah has made history as he has invented a smokeless stove that he patented with his partner, Attigah. According to Daily Times, the Nigerian inventor, hopes that his piece would help in the saving of lives [...]

October 9, 2019 Government and politics