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Daily Archives: February 12, 2020

Canada says black boxes from Iran crash should be sent to France

Kindly Share This Story: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday urged Iran to send the flight and cockpit data recorders from a crashed jet to France for analysis and said the first remains of victims should soon arrive back [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

Afenifere chieftain apologises for unknowingly obstructing Osinbajo’s convoy

Kindly Share This Story: Osinbajo By David O Royal A chieftain of pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere has apologised for unknowingly obstructing the convoy of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo earlier today in Ikoyi, Lagos state, police sources have said. The National Organising [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

I will bequeath free, fair elections as a beneficiary of one ― Buhari

Kindly Share This Story: President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that as a beneficiary of a free and fair election in the country, he would bequeath the same to his successor and the nation in 2023. The president, [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

CP parades 2 child traffickers, recovers 9 children in Enugu

Kindly Share This Story: Police Command in Enugu State on Friday paraded two suspected child traffickers who specialize in moving children from Plateau State in North Central zone to River State in South-South zone. Parading the suspects in Enugu, the [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

Sack from Senate: I was denied fair hearing, Ifeanyi Ubah tells Court

….files 4-ground of appeal, applies for stay of execution By Ikechukwu Nnochiri In a swift reaction, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young Peoples Party, YPP, on Friday, lodged an appeal to challenge the judgement of an Abuja High Court that [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

Why you’ve been experiencing unusually poor network service on MTN

If you’ve been having challenges connecting to the internet via MTN since Thursday evening, you are not alone. It’s the same for many across West Africa. Here’s what we know so far about the root cause. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 17, 2020 Technology Business & StartUps

NDDC board was dissolved to stem corruption, give room for right people to work, says Minister

Kindly Share This Story: As Niger Delta Ministry, Edo govt partner to revive housing scheme Niger Delta Development Commission The Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Tayo Alasoadura, has said the dissolution of the recently screened board of [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

Imo: PDP reckless, trying to incite violence ― Oshiomhole

Kindly Share This Story: …Says Returning Officer should be arrested, Judges questioned By Omeiza Ajayi National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has lashed out at the Peoples Democratic Party PDP over what he described [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

Guardiola relaxed over Man City party with ‘Instagram models’

Kindly Share This Story: Pep Guardiola Pep Guardiola defended his Manchester City stars on Friday following reports they flew in 22 Italian Instagram models for their delayed Christmas party after last weekend’s 6-1 Premier League win at Aston Villa. The [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

Facebook stops plans to put ads on WhatsApp

Social media giant, Facebook has revealed plans to back off from putting ads on WhatsApp as it part ways with the team in charge Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 17, 2020 Technology Business & StartUps

NIMET to present 2020 SRP on Tuesday

Kindly Share This Story: Announces improved conditions of service for staff By Dirisu Yakubu – Abuja The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NIMET, will present the Seasonal Rainfall Prediction, SRP for 2020 on Tuesday, the Director-General, Professor Sani Abubakar Mashi has announced. [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

Nigeria public debt stands at N26.2 trillion – DMO

Kindly Share This Story: DMO-debt management office The Debt Management Office (DMO) says the total public debt as at September 2019 stood at N26.215 trillion. The Director-General of DMO, Ms Patience Oniha, made this known during a presentation of Public [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

Ukraine PM offers to resign after leaked recording

Kindly Share This Story: Oleksiy Goncharuk Ukraine’s prime minister offered his resignation on Friday after audio was leaked of him questioning President Volodymyr Zelensky’s grasp of economics, in the first major political test for the inexperienced leader. It was unclear [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

Lagos state plans to observe its waterways with over 5,000 drones

In a bid to curb boat mishaps, the Lagos state government says it has acquired drones to monitor its waterways, which appear to be the fastest means of transport Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 17, 2020 Technology Business & StartUps

Breaking: Military allegedly invades Bayelsa community, as indigenes flee

Kindly Share This Story: By Emem Idio – Yenagoa Indigenes of Bilabiri communities in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State have fled the community following the alleged military invasion of the community on Friday morning. The alleged invasion of [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

Highlights of Techpoint town-hall meeting with Peter Salovey, President of Yale University

On Thursday afternoon, Yale University President, Peter Salovey visited the Techpoint Africa HQ in Lagos, Nigeria for an interactive discussion with the technology entrepreneurship ecosystem. Here are highlights of the meeting Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 17, 2020 Technology Business & StartUps

2019 elections: Judgments by Judiciary, very disturbing – CTA

Kindly Share This Story: File: Judges …Urges Buhari to Take Electoral Reforms as a priority to stop  desperate politicians from writing their own results …Warns that the Level of Desperation by the Political Class should not be rewarded by the [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

Buhari, Security Chiefs in closed-door meeting

Kindly Share This Story: President Muhammadu Buhari By Johnbosco Agbakwuru – Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed doors with Security Chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting is holding a few hours to the take-off time [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

Oyo ALGON wants Amotekun subject to democratic control

Kindly Share This Story: By Adeola Badru – Ibadan The sacked local government chairmen in Oyo State by Governor Seyi Makinde under the umbrella of Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) have urged the South-West governors to subject the [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

Do Nigerians really care about using genuine and up-to-date operating systems?

As Microsoft stops support for Windows 7 and recommends an upgrade to Windows 10 to prevent vulnerability to security risks, Techpoint finds out what users plan to do about it Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 17, 2020 Technology Business & StartUps

Mrs Obiano and the wiles of hatchet writers

Kindly Share This Story: By Chuks Iloegbunam Mrs Obiano MRS. Ebelechukwu Obiano, the wife of the Anambra State Governor, has in recent weeks been subjected to trenchant criticism by the forces of sectional press and political blackmail. The objective of [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

Accelerate your business with Technology, register for SME Clinic 2020

Come and learn how to automate your business with technology at SME Clinic 2020. You also stand a chance of winning a grant of ₦100,000 (CFA 160,000) for your business. Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 17, 2020 Technology Business & StartUps

FG to site specialised agricultural market in Osun

Kindly Share This Story: Minister of Trade and Investment, Dr Okechukwu Enyinna Enelamah The Federal Government is to site a specialised agricultural produce and international fish market in Ijebu –Jesa in Oriade Local Government Area of Osun. Mr Adedayo Adewole, [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

Muslim World League to launch “Islamic Jurispudence Award”

Kindly Share This Story: Condemns Turkish intervention in Libya The Supreme Council of the Muslim World League (MWL) has announced the launching of the MWL’s “Islamic Jurisprudence Award,” and the “Holy Makkah Document” prize, with a total value of SR1 [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

LagosForQuran: Thrills, frills of 34th National Quranic recitation competition

Kindly Share This Story: Quran The rendition of the Qur’an in melodious voice anytime anywhere will touch the heart. The just concluded national Qur’an recitation competition, held in Lagos tagged LagosForQur’ an was no different. Right from the beginning, the [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

Tolerance, unity hallmark of LagosForQur’an 2020 — Prof Gbadamosi

Kindly Share This Story: Quran The President of Lagos Muslim Community, Professor Tajudeen Gbadamosi has said that just concluded LagoForQuran demonstrated the unity and tolerance among Lagosians irrespective of religious background. Prof Gbadamosi who stated this while giving his closing [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

English-speaking West African countries condemn rename of CFA franc

Kindly Share This Story: West Africa map English-speaking West African countries on Thursday criticised a move to rename the CFA franc used by former French colonies, saying the move jarred with plans to introduce a region-wide currency of the same [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

Strike suspended at Mandela’s prison museum in South Africa

Kindly Share This Story: Robben Island Museum Workers at South Africa’s Robben Island Museum, where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for nearly two decades, decided Thursday to suspend their strike over low pay, management said. The decision comes ahead of a meeting [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

Trump’s impeachment trial begins, US senators pledge ‘impartial justice’

Kindly Share This Story: In this image from video, presiding officer Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts swears in members of the Senate for the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 16, [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say

Trump predicts Senate trial ‘should go very quickly’

Kindly Share This Story: United States President, Donald Trump United States President, Donald Trump predicted Thursday that his impeachment trial in the US Senate will be over quickly and again dismissed the abuse of power charges against him as “a [...]

January 17, 2020 What the papers say