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CRIME

3 Lessons To Learn From The Death of Fahim Saleh Be You a Successful Entrepreneur or an Aspiring One

On 15th July, 2020 the world was shocked by the gruesome murder of a successful young and rich entrepreneur/Tech expert, Fahim Saleh, who before his death, was the CEO of Gokada, a motorcycle-sharing company platform he co-founded with a Nigerian called, Ayodeji Adewunmi in Lagos State some time in 2018.  Fahim was 33 years old. It was reported that his killer(s), dismembered him with an electric saw in his $2.5million condo he newly acquired last year in New York, United States of America. However, after reading

  2 years ago ago
3 Lessons To Learn From The Death of Fahim Saleh Be You a Successful Entrepreneur or an Aspiring One

EDUCATION

How you can make cool cash during this ASUU Strike

One of the unplanned disruption in the University Academic Calendar is the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strike. It leaves students idling away precious time, as academic activities are grounded at such time. One might think that the era of strike are the thing of the past, students with still have to stay extra semester or years as the case may be, this is an unfortunate situation as many students are prone to boredom. This might lead to increase in social vices that are common with the youth

  2 years ago ago
How you can make cool cash during this ASUU Strike

BUSINESS

Okada ban: Gokada sacks employees in Lagos

Techpoint can confirm that Lagos-based motorcycle-hailing startup, Gokada has laid off most of its workforce. Launched in January 2018, the startup was founded by Fahim Saleh to solve Nigeria’s largest city traffic problems. Since then, Gokada has gone on to raise a total of $5.6 million from two rounds and claims to have completed more than a million rides. However, amidst the fundraising and fanfare, there has always been a cloud of bad blood and uncertainty. A year and a few months later after launch,

  3 years ago ago
Okada ban: Gokada sacks employees in Lagos

TECHNOLOGY

Stripe Acquired Paystack For $200 Million, See Other Nigerian Startups Acquired by Foreign Companies

Just this week, an international company acquired a Nigerian startup for $200 million. However, the acquisition of Nigerian startups by international companies is not a new phenomenon. Here below are eight Nigerian Startups acquired by various international firms. 1. Yarnable — acquired by MobiQube and Le Proghrammeen Solutions. Yarnable was a micro-discussion site that allowed users to create and share short topics of interest in under 140 characters. It was developed by a young Nigerian, Ahmad Mukoshy in

  2 years ago ago
Stripe Acquired Paystack For $200 Million, See Other Nigerian Startups Acquired by Foreign Companies