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Daily Archives: February 12, 2020

Owerri

Imo: EFCC under ‘fire’ for allegedly harassing, intimidating university students in Owerri

A civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has charged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to desist from its alleged ongoing harassment, intimidation, arbitrary arrest and humiliation of students of tertiary institutions staying in [...]

October 25, 2019 Government and politics
Duncan Mighty

My life under threat, let me return your money – Duncan Mighty begs Okorocha

Popular Nigerian musician, Duncan Mighty has raised the alarm over threat to his life after receiving money from former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha. The musician on Friday took to his Instagram page begging to return the alleged money [...]

October 25, 2019 Government and politics
Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire

Buhari’s Health Minister, Ehanire under fire over plan to import doctors from Europe, America

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, on Friday, lambasted the Minister of Health, Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire, over what it termed “primitive, backward, and retrogressive thinking” of importing foreign-trained doctors to be employed to work in public hospitals. HURIWA [...]

October 25, 2019 Government and politics

Jason Njoku is taking iROKOtv public

iROKOtv, one of the leading online movie streaming platforms in Africa has commenced its initial public offering process. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 25, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Lanre Gbajabiamila

Gbajabiamila breaks record as he presents one-page 2020 budget proposal

Director General of the National Lottery Commission, Lanre Gbajabiamila has broken record for presenting a one-page 2020 budget proposal for the Commission. His presentation on Thursday at the Senate Committee on Special duties irked members of the Committee headed by [...]

October 25, 2019 Government and politics
Rivers Guber

Rivers Guber: Supreme Court upholds Wike’s election

Rivers Guber: The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the election of Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State. It upheld two appeals filed by Wike against the decisions of the Court of Appeal which had upturned the dismissal of a petition [...]

October 25, 2019 Government and politics

Delta State still prioritises industrialisation over ICT development and it has good reasons to

There’s a battle of priorities in Delta state, Nigeria between maintaining an industrialised or an ICT-driven economy. But the state government chooses the former, and for good reasons. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 25, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

The ride for mobility and logistics to the centre stage of the Nigerian startup space

A look at how startups in the mobility and logistics sector in Nigeria have been getting all the attention with respect to funding as well as expansion moves. Techpoint.Africa [...]

October 25, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps