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Uche Secondus

PDP asks minister to resign over comments on Nigerian roads

“The roads (in the country) are not as bad as they are often portrayed. I know that this is going to be your headline, but the roads are not that bad,” he told journalists after the FEC meeting in Abuja [...]

November 9, 2019 Government and politics
Again, SSS refuses to release Sowore despite pledging to obey court order

Again, SSS refuses to release Sowore despite pledging to obey court order

The State Security Service (SSS) on Saturday morning again refused to release Omoyele Sowore from illegal custody. On Friday night, the SSS said in a statement that Mr Sowore was still held because no one had turned up to collect [...]

November 9, 2019 Government and politics

NBS signs MoU with UNICEF on 2030 data for sustainable development agenda

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) on sourcing of data for the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Dr Yemi Kale, the Statistician-General of NBS made this known [...]

November 9, 2019 International
Iraq News

Iraq forces retake key bridges from protesters

Iraqi security forces wrested back control on Saturday of three bridges in the heart of Baghdad that had been partially occupied by anti-government protesters in recent days, AFP correspondents said. They retook the Al-Sinek, Al-Shuhada and Al-Ahrar bridges over the [...]

November 9, 2019 International

Not enough Nigerians are on Twitter — Jack Dorsey, Twitter CEO

A lot of Nigerians use Twitter to start social movements, rant and share their thoughts. But Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey feels that there are not enough Nigerians on the platform. Here’s why Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 9, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Profiles: 4 Twitter executives that visited Nigeria with CEO, Jack Dorsey

When Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, visited Nigeria, he came with some executive members of the company, here are their profiles. Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 9, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

“Things went way better than I expected”, creator of Quoted Replies reacts to getting a job offer from Twitter

In an interview with Techpoint, Dara Oladosu, creator of Quoted Replies discusses his surprise at Twitter’s job offer and the fate of his viral Twitter bot. Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 9, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps