Open Topic • Flutterwave completes Series A extension round, welcomes Visa CEO to its Board and a new CEO

The fintech company which was co-founded in May 2016 by Iyinoluwa Aboyeji to enable pan-African payments has now raised over $20 million according to the company.Although the actual value of this round remains undisclosed, our computation shows that they raised another $10 million since their first Series A round of $10 million.We arrive at this figure by subtracting their two $50,000 seed rounds (one of which was non-equity assistance) from the total rounded value of $20 million.Continue reading: https://www.benjamindada.com/flutterwave-fund-ceo-visa/Statistics: Posted by remeni — Tue Oct 16, ...

Teachers’ Day: What Nigerian teachers need –Stakeholders

As teachers across the world celebrate World Teachers Day, some stakeholders in the education sector have advised the Nigerian government to take practical steps to improve the welfare of teachers for optimum performance. They spoke in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Lagos State. Mr Anslem Izuagie, Principal of Saint Johns Boys Secondary School, Edo State, urged government at all levels to take welfare of teachers as a priority. He suggested a specialised salary structure for teachers as well as increasing their retirement age to 70 years. READ ALSO: Dissolve m ...

Dissolve my marriage, as I’m sex-starved, man pleads with judge

A man has pleaded with a customary court sitting in Ibadan to dissolve his marriage because his wife has starved him of sex for two years of their seven-year marriage. The petitioner, Mr. Wahab Olabamiji, had approached the court seeking the dissolution of his marriage because his wife, Tawakalitu, denied him of sex.   Wahab, who lives at Olopo-Meta Estate, Ibadan, had petitioned the court that his wife was endangering his life with her extramarital relationships. “Tawakalitu has remained a source of frustration to me for two-and-a half years now, denying me of sex. “All my efforts at changing ...

Osun election protest: PDP chiefs ‘mentally unstable’ –Aregbesola

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, on Friday described leaders of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party who protested to the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission over the conduct of the state governorship election as “mentally unstable.” Aregbesola said this in an interview with State House correspondents shortly after he formally presented the Osun State governor-elect, Gboyega Oyetola, to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu ...

Violent confrontations, gunshots greet Benue PDP senatorial primaries

John Charles Makurdi Violent confrontations and gunshots have marred the senatorial primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party in Makurdi, during which at least 10 persons were reportedly injured. Several people on Thursday night sustained severe injuries, with over 20 vehicles badly damaged during the party’s Benue South senatorial district primary elections, held at Aper Aku Stadium in Makurdi, the Benue State capital. Our reporter who monitored the situation observed that thugs barricaded the entrance to the venue of the primary for the state and national assemblies in Benue South senatorial ...