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Daily Archives: November 14, 2019

How to invest in local and foreign stock markets from Nigeria

Nigerians who want to grow their money without worrying about Naira fluctuations and inflation should review these investment platforms and see which will work for them Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 14, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Interswitch is a unicorn but this London-based investor owns more than half of the company

Nigerian fintech giant, Interswitch is finally worth over $ 1bn. But one London-based, Africa-focused investment group continues to own more than half of the company. Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 14, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Founder of Alibaba Group, Jack Ma is in Nigeria

Co-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group, Jack Ma is in Nigeria to attend the Nigeria Digital Economy Summit (NDES) in the nation’s capital, Abuja.  Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 14, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
National Youth Service Corp

NYSC, expelled graduates and dress code controversy

Religion, modernity, and secularity often do not mix well at all in Nigeria -a multi-ethnic and religious overpopulated nation -as the latest case of two graduates refusing to wear prescribed uniform in the orientation camp of the National Youth Service [...]

November 14, 2019 Education
International news

‘Uncertain global economic outlook calls for renewed labour policies, institutions

Growing concerns about global economic and employment prospects must be met with robust policies to promote employment, social dialogue, labour standards and institutions, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said. ILO submitted that the prospects for strong employment growth and [...]

November 14, 2019 International
State Finance

Five Nigerian states in ‘quiet’ push for foreign funds in Johannesburg

At least five state governors are currently making quiet moves to secure funding for some of their capital projects as the African Development Bank (AfDB) assembled direct foreign investors in Johannesburg this week. The states are Kwara, Cross River, Abia, [...]

November 14, 2019 Government and politics
Yemi Osibanjo

Again, Osinbajo reacts to alleged “rift” with Buhari

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reacted to another claim by a journalist Festus Adebayo about a supposed rift between him and President Muhammadu Buhari. Adebayo, who was appointed by the Senate President Ahmed Lawan as a spokesman but was [...]

November 14, 2019 Government and politics
Sports Kalu Football

Kalu’s magic lifts Eagles over Squirrels of Benin Republic

Samuel Kalu was the hero yesterday at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo. When Nigeria needed a leader in a game that was going neither here nor there, the Bordeaux forward picked up the ball and waltzed through the Benin [...]

November 14, 2019 Sports

China’s economy shows further signs of weakness

China’s economy betrayed further signs of strain on Thursday with data showing a sharp slowdown in consumer spending and factory production while investment growth hit a record low as the trade US war takes its toll. The readings are the [...]

November 14, 2019 International

OBus, OPay’s public bus-hailing service, suspends operations in Lagos

Barely three months after its beta launch in Lagos, OBus — OPay’s public bus-hailing service — has reportedly suspended operations indefinitely. Techpoint.Africa [...]

November 14, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps