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Daily Archives: November 14, 2019

CcHUB has launched an EdTech hub in TASUED to contribute to research in education, plans to support MSc and PhD students

In a move to further foster innovation in the Nigerian education technology ecosystem, CcHUB launches EdTech hub in TASUED to support the development of teachers-in-training Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 15, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

More than just a physical location: A tour of Hub One’s space in Yaba

We recently took a tour of Hub One, FCMB’s co-working space located in Yaba, Lagos. Here’s what it looks like. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 15, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Did Kenya really win the battle against SportPesa and Betin, 2 of its biggest betting companies?

The battle between sports betting companies SportPesa, Betin and the Kenyan government may have come to an end, for now. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 15, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Bomboclaat: Nigerian Twitter finds another trend after over flogging “Sco pa tu mana”

Nothing lasts forever. “O jewa ke eng?” and “Sco pa tu mana,” which trended for a while have been knocked out by the Jamaican word, “Bomboclaat” on Nigerian Twitter. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 15, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

“Tech companies should not wait for regulations to surmount challenges” – Jubril Adeojo, co-Founder, SMEFUNDS Capital Limited

Co-founder of venture capital firm, Jubril Adeojo reveals how companies can scale through hurdles within the limits of existing regulations. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 15, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

“Nigerian companies cannot wait for regulations to surmount challenges” – Jubril Adeojo, co-Founder of SMEFUNDS Capital Limited

Co-founder of venture capital firm, Jubril Adeojo reveals how companies can scale through hurdles within the limits of existing regulations. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 15, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

You might soon be able to send money to other African countries using Flutterwave’s Barter app

In what looks like a move to cement its pan-African payment status, Flutterwave is testing cross-border money transfers. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 15, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
FG bans imports

FG bans imports, exports through land borders

The Federal Government Monday announced a total ban on the importation and exportation of goods through the land borders nationwide. It was gathered that the decision was in furtherance of the on-going joint border operation, tagged, Exercise Swift Response. Hope [...]

October 15, 2019 Economy
Buhari govt insists on VAT increment

Reasons why Buhari govt insists on VAT increment

Buhari govt insists on VAT increment: Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, has insisted that Value Added Tax (VAT) has to increase. She said this while noting that the nation will not be able to [...]

October 15, 2019 Government and politics
Buhari’s minister confirms takeover of Social Investment Programmes from Osinbajo

Buhari’s minister confirms takeover of Social Investment Programmes from Osinbajo

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has confirmed taking control of the federal government’s Social Investment Programmes (SIP). The Minister, who made this known via Twitter on Monday, said she met with Maryam Uwais, [...]

October 15, 2019 Government and politics
Fatima, one of the daughters of Mamman Daura

How Aisha Buhari attacked me in Aso Villa – Says Mamman Daura’s daughter

Fatima, one of the daughters of Mamman Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, has accused the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari of attacking her inside the Presidential Villa in Abuja. She spoke on Monday in an interview with BBC Hausa [...]

October 15, 2019 Government and politics