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Daily Archives: December 10, 2019

Hate Speech offenders to ‘die by hanging’ Bill resurfaces in Senate

Hate Speech offenders to ‘die by hanging’ Bill resurfaces in Senate

The Bill titled, “National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speeches (Est, etc) Bill, 2019(SB.154) and sponsored by the Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, All Progressives Congress, APC, Niger North was read the first time [...]

November 12, 2019 Law, What Te Papers Say
Ghana trade union shuts down more Nigerian-owned businesses

Ghana trade union shuts down more Nigerian-owned businesses

Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) has launched more attacks on businesses belonging to Nigerians in the country. The union on Monday closed down 15 more shops belonging to Nigerians at Opera Square in Accra, capital of Ghana. National president [...]

November 12, 2019 General
Hate speech bill passes first reading

Just in: Hate speech bill passes first reading

A bill, National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speeches has passed first reading on Tuesday in the Senate. The bill was sponsored by the senator representing Niger North, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, who is the Senate Deputy Chief Whip. [...]

November 12, 2019 What Te Papers Say
500 Science Teachers block governors office again in Cross River

Unpaid salaries: 500 Science Teachers block governors office again in Cross River

Again, 500 Science teachers in Cross River state on Tuesday blocked the governor’s office with mats, wrappers in protest of the alleged removal of their names from the payroll of the state. They also raised alarm over non-payment of their [...]

November 12, 2019 What Thee Papers Say
Raymond Dokpesi

Alleged fraud: Dokpesi gets court’s approval for foreign medical trip

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, granted the request by the Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi, to travel abroad for medical attention. Dokpesi Justice John Tsoho, who granted the application filed by the defence lawyer, Chief Kanu [...]

November 12, 2019 What Te Papers Say

Kogi Polls: PDP alleges APC plots to shift election by 2 weeks

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Council has alleged that the opposition party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Kogi state government are planning to move the weekend polls by two weeks from the scheduled date. The party reported [...]

November 12, 2019 Government and politics

How Nigeria’s future elections could change based on Twitter’s new rules

The visit of Jack Dorsey — Twitter’s CEO — to Nigeria and Twitter’s ban on political advertising make us ask what Nigerian Twitter would have looked like if the ban was in place before 2019 general elections in Nigeria. Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 12, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigerian fintech startup, Osemo Borealis is promoting financial inclusion for unbanked businesses

Accessing loans at an affordable interest rate without collateral can be quite a pain for unbanked businesses. Osemo Borealis, a blend of digital and traditional banking, brings relief to small business owners Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 12, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps