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Daily Archives: November 14, 2019

Why we want social media licensed in Nigeria — telecom operators

Nigerian telecom providers give reasons for their demand to have social media licensed in the country. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 11, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Bamgbose

Presidency speaks on enforcing strict laws against sexual abuse

Presidency speaks on enforcing strict laws: President Muhammadu Buhari says that stricter laws are needed to prevent girls from being abused in schools across the country. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, in a [...]

October 11, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari presented ‘voodoo budget’ — Secondus

Buhari presented ‘voodoo budget’ — Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s proposed 2020 voodoo budget can’t tackle Nigeria’s economic woes. Speaking on Friday in Abuja, during the inauguration of the Bayelsa and Kogi states [...]

October 11, 2019 Government and politics
Floods On Agric-Ishawo Roads

Floods On Agric-Ishawo Roads, Residents Cry To Lagos Government

Floods On Agric-Ishawo Roads: Again, we are back to the Agric-Ishawo road in Ikorodu, Lagos State. The residents of Agric/Isawo area, Ikorodu, Lagos State, have drawn the attention of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to the bad state of the road. In [...]

October 11, 2019 Environmental issues
Another Kaduna school attacked

Another Kaduna school attacked, principal abducted

Kaduna school attacked: More people kidnapped in Abuja Police arrest 1,214 kidnappers in 9 months Family of civil defence officer asked to pay N30m ransom The principal of Kajuru Technical College in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State has [...]

October 11, 2019 Crime

Eyowo launches as digital banking platform, will serve businesses with its retail banking tool

On Thursday, Eyowo launched as a digital banking platform which makes use of mobile numbers to enable peer-to-peer transactions. It has also included businesses in its service offerings with Eyowo Retail. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 11, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Royal Air Maroc aircraft attacked at Lagos airport

BREAKING: Royal Air Maroc aircraft attacked at Lagos airport

Royal Air Maroc Aircraft was attacked on the runway of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos on Friday morning. Hope For Nigeria Online sources said the suspected attackers opened the baggage compartment of the aircraft on landing at [...]

October 11, 2019 Crime
Dino Melaye

Kogi West: Dino Melaye reacts as Appeal Court orders fresh election

The lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial District, Dino Melaye, has asked his supporters to be law abiding following his recent loss at the court of appeal. A Court of Appeal in Abuja had sacked Melaye in a judgement that affirmed [...]

October 11, 2019 Government and politics
Nigeria hands over seized mine-resistant vehicles to the United States

Nigeria hands over seized mine-resistant vehicles to the United States

The Nigeria Customs Services (NCS) has handed over the six mine-resistant multipurpose vehicles seized earlier to the American Government. The vehicles were seized in August by operatives of Nigerian security agencies who said they were unsure of the ownership and [...]

October 11, 2019 International
Ethiopian Abiy Ahmed

President Buhari sends message to Ethiopian Abiy Ahmed

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, who was declared the winner of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday in Oslo, Norway. Buhari said it portends a good sign for the peace processes within countries, and [...]

October 11, 2019 Africa
Apostle Suleman

How Buhari govt is frustrating freedom of speech – Apostle Suleman

Presiding Pastor, Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of an increase in fine relating to hate speeches. DAILY POST reports that Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed in Abuja while inaugurating the National Broadcasting Commission [...]

October 11, 2019 Religion

Social Media Roundup: #SexForGrades

This week on social media; #SexForGrades, Vector vs M.I and other stories. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 11, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Uber launches UberBOAT, its boat taxi service in Lagos

Four months after first announcing its plans to launch UberBOAT, a boat taxi business, in Lagos, Uber has kicked off a 2-week-long pilot test running from the Ikorodu area of Lagos to the Island. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 11, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps