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13 Reasons Why You Should Never Miss Jumuah Prayer

13 Reasons Why You Should Never Miss Jumuah Prayer

Friday is a special day in Islam; a whole Surah of the Qur’an is named after it. A Muslim who knows the purpose of Jumuah would never miss the prayer.  Below are 13 reasons why you should never miss Jumu'ah [...]

May 10, 2019 Religion
Attention Required! | Cloudflare

Attention Required! | Cloudflare

What can I do to prevent this in the future? If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware. If you [...]

May 10, 2019 What the papers say

African game developers can now apply for Google’s Indie Games Accelerator

Indie game developers can now apply for Google's Indie Games Accelerator Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 9, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Banker Lands In EFCC Net Over N74,760,000 Fraud In Abuja

Banker Lands In EFCC Net Over N74,760,000 Fraud In Abuja

EFCC, on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, arraigned a banker, one Ogunleye Bamidele Ayodele before Justice Hussaini Baba Yusuf of Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Maitama Abuja, for allegedly obtaining the sum of N74, 760,000 fraud, under false pretence from [...]

May 9, 2019 Crime
Agip

FG Drags Agip And Brasoil To The Court Of Appeals For Undeclared Crude Oil Shipment

The Federal Government, on Wednesday, documented a Notice of Appeal, testing the choice of a Federal High Court Lagos, which expelled an obligation recuperation suit it recorded against Nigeria Agip Oil Company Ltd, and Brasoil Services Company Nigeria Ltd over [...]

May 9, 2019 Oil & Gas
Ramadan: Buhari Suspends FEC To Break Fast

Ramadan: Buhari Suspends FEC To Break Fast

Ramadan: President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, suspended the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting to enable Muslim members of the cabinet break their fast. The meeting, which started few minutes after 11:00am, had one break at 3.30pm, during which only three memoranda [...]

May 9, 2019 Religion

How Tingo Mobile is connecting African farmers to the world with Nwassa

Tingo Mobile is connecting African farmers to international markets by bringing together every player in the agriculture value chain with its Nwassa platform. Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 9, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
APC Favours Fresh Faces In Buhari’s New Cabinet

NASS Leadership: Buhari’s Silence Worries APC Lawmakers-elect

NASS Leadership: Ahead of the inauguration of the 9th National Assembly in June, the All Progressives Congress (APC) members-elect of the Senate and House of Representatives are worried by President Muhammadu Buhari’s apparent silence on the ongoing struggle for the [...]

May 9, 2019 Government and politics

Passengers and drivers can now safely use ride-hailing platforms in Abuja airport, for now

Peace has come for riders and passengers on ridehailing platforms in Nigeria's Abuja airport, but it may be temporary. Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 8, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Ten Highest-paid Footballers In Europe

Ten Highest-paid Footballers In Europe

Ten Highest-paid Footballers In Europe: Some staggering sums of money are being paid out to footballers and the figures are only getting bigger. Football clubs are being forced to offer contracts promising eye-watering sums of money in order to keep [...]

May 8, 2019 Sports

This team of young Nigerians is building a global IoT-based hardware company

This team of Nigerian students is building a global IoT based hardware company Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 8, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
BRT Buses

New Lagos BRT Buses Begin Operations At The New Oshodi Bus Terminus

The Lagos State Government seems to have kicked start the using of the new 820 BRT buses at the new Oshodi Terminus. The edifice which was commissioned in April by Pres. Buhari seems to be in use for conveying passengers [...]

May 8, 2019 Transportation
Barcelona Team Bus Leaves Lionel Messi At Anfield After Liverpool Defeat

Barcelona Team Bus Leaves Lionel Messi At Anfield After Liverpool Defeat

Barcelona team bus left Lionel Messi at Anfield, following the Spanish Giants' defeat by Liverpool even with a first leg advantage. Recall that Barcelona appeared to have a commanding advantage after securing a 3-0 win in the first leg at [...]

May 8, 2019 Sports
Okorocha Receives 3 Licenses From NUC

Okorocha Receives 3 Licenses From NUC For New Universities Established

The Governor of Imo state, His Excellency, Governor Rochas Okorocha and Senator-elect in the just concluded 2019 elections, has received three Licenses from the National University Commision-NUC for three universities which he established in the state. This was made known [...]

May 8, 2019 Government and politics
Buratai Reacts To The Blockade Of The Convoy Of Osinbajo For The Protest

Buratai Reacts To The Blockade Of The Convoy Of Osinbajo For The Protest

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.- Gen. Tukur Buratai expressed this on Tuesday in response to challenge by certain indigenes, who blockaded the Airport street, asserting the military snatched their territory. Buratai talked at the establishment laying function for development [...]

May 8, 2019 Government and politics
President Buhari

Sack Service Chiefs To End Insecurity, ADP Tells Buhari

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) on Tuesday said the ideal approach to deal with the uncertainty right now being seen in the nation was for President Muhammadu Buhari to sack all administration boss. It said there was no chance the [...]

May 8, 2019 Government and politics
Kaduna Port

I’ll Tell Niger To Use Kaduna Port, Not Lagos – El-rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has revealed his plans of sending a delegation to tell the Republic of Niger to start using the Kaduna Inland Dry Port instead of using the seaports in Lagos State. El-Rufai who revealed that he will tell [...]

May 8, 2019 Transportation
Mr Peter Obi Didnt Suffer Heart Attack - Aide

Mr Peter Obi Didnt Suffer Heart Attack – Aide

Valentine Obienyem, media aide to Peter Obi, says the news making the rounds that his principal suffered heart attack is false. The vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was reportedly admitted in a hospital in Anambra state and [...]

May 8, 2019 Health issues
Miyetti Allah - Fani-kayode Disagrees With Presidency

Miyetti Allah: Fani-kayode Disagrees With Presidency

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, has disagreed with the presidency on the recent claim of the latter that Miyetti Allah, a cattle-breeding group, is likened to other socio-cultural groups in the country. Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, had on Tuesday said [...]

May 8, 2019 Government and politics

How MaketAam, a new entrant in the online classifieds space, is working to provide value for both buyers and sellers

How MaketAam is taking a new route to provide value to every player (both sellers and buyers alike) in the online marketplace. Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Instagram and Twitter want to hide like and RT counts, what does this mean for Nigerian influencer marketers?

Instagram and Twitter may soon hide like and retweet counts in order to create a healthy environment for users. Find our how this may affect Nigerian influencer marketers. Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps

Meet ‘Iyaloja’ Abisola Azeez Raolat, the newly appointed leader of Computer Village, Nigeria’s foremost ICT market

Techpoint met face-to-face with newly installed Iyaloja of Computer Village, Ikeja, Abisola Azeez Raolat. You should read about it. Techpoint.Africa [...]

May 7, 2019 Technology Business & StartUps
Susan Ojukwu

17-Year-Old Nigerian Girl Receives Over $90k Dollars Fellowship Award

A Nigerian-American, Susan Ojukwu has recently received the received a USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship, awarded to outstanding individuals interested in careers in the foreign service of the U.S. Agency for International Development. Susan, 17 years of [...]

May 7, 2019 International
Ademola Adeleke

Police Arrest & Detain Ademola Adeleke Over “Certificate Forgery”

The police have detained Ademola Adeleke, lawmaker representing Osun west senatorial district. The senator was candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2018 governorship election in Osun state. In a statement on Monday, the campaign organisation said Adeleke [...]

May 7, 2019 Government and politics
British Airways Announces Abuja Terminal Move PIX

British Airways Announces Abuja Terminal Move PIX

In line with its drive to provide premium services to its passengers, British Airways, has announced the relocation of its terminal to the new Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The change took effect on 30th April 2019. The move comes [...]

May 7, 2019 Transportation
Agege LG Launches Free Shuttle Buses For School Pupils

Agege LG Launches Free Shuttle Buses For School Pupils

Agege Local Government Area of Lagos State on Monday morning launched free shuttle buses for pupils of public primary and secondary schools in the locality. Twenty six primary schools and nine secondary schools are in the area with a total [...]

May 7, 2019 Education
Senator Ali Ndume

APC Yet To Tell Me Not To Run, Says Ndume

A former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, yesterday stated that there was no time the All Progressives Congress (APC) officially asked him not to run for the position of Senate President, saying he joined the race to win as he [...]

May 7, 2019 Government and politics
Nigerian Senators Still Live In The Stone Age - Ben Bruce

Nigerian Senators Still Live In The Stone Age – Ben Bruce

Senator Ben Bruce has accused his colleagues in the Senate of rejecting technological advancements, which he considers as a confirmation they are still living in the Stone Age. The senator representing Bayelsa east, said Nigeria has become the laughing stock [...]

May 7, 2019 Government and politics
Dogara Plans To Shock APC, Femi Gbajabiamila

Dogara Plans To Shock APC, Femi Gbajabiamila

Abuja – Yakubu Dogara plans to shock the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and produce a speaker from the opposition in the coming 9th National Assembly appears to have been uncovered. There are also indications that the incumbent speaker, Yakubu [...]

May 7, 2019 Government and politics
Ogoni Clean–up

Ogoni Clean–up: Minister Leads Delegation To UK

Ogoni Clean–up: Committed to the restoration of oil polluted sites, the minister of environment, Suleiman Hassan Zarma, has led other senior government officials on a working visit to the United Kingdom for the successful clean-up of Ogoni oil spill. The [...]

May 7, 2019 International