Tuesday Roundup: UberSleigh, Christmas Wishlist and #LindaGate

 

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The story of the former Nigerian National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, and his controversial arms deal continued today. This time, attentions turn to the popular Nigerian blogger, Linda Ikeji, on account of her supposed involvement in the scandal. Also, we told you about UberSleigh and asked what you thought about unlimited data for Christmas. What else happened today?

Kenya’s Central Bank Distances Itself From Bitcoin

The Central Bank of Kenya has warned that cryptocurrencies are not legal tender, and they expose users to potential losses due to lack of backing assets. The currencies could also be used to finance terrorism and money laundering.

Uber Lagos And Slum2School Want You To Do Something Nice For Kids This Christmas

Uber Lagos is teaming up with Slum2School and calling on you to show love to 10,000 disadvantaged kids by donating gift boxes this Christmas.

Obi Worldphone Is Launching In Nigeria

Obi Worldphone is launching a series of smartphones in Nigeria tomorrow.

Xiaomi Launches Redmi Note Prime

The Redmi Note Prime is exclusive to Amazon India, for now.

Check Out Pulse.Ng’s Mobile App

If you are a big Pulse.ng fan, a sucker for mobile apps, and hate typing in URLs, then your Christmas gift may be coming in early.

Facebook Is Testing A Feature That Tells You When A Friend Is Typing A Comment

It’s not enough that you can see when people have read your messages on Messenger, or that you can comment on Facebook posts offline, Facebook now lets you see when a friend is writing a comment.

We Asked If People Would Like Unlimited Data For Christmas. Here’s What They Said

That would be the best Christmas gift everrrrrr!

Google Updates Maps For IOS With Offline Navigation And Gas Price Listing

The latest update to Google Maps for iOS allows you to navigate saved areas offline, view gas prices at nearby filling stations, and see the busiest hours of local stores.

Twitter Reacts To Allegations Against Linda Ikeji #DasukiGate

Nigerians on Twitter reacted to the allegations that Linda Ikeji received N240M from the previous administration to kill a potentially damaging story.

This Robot Can Tell The Tinder Profiles You Find Attractive

Who knew robots could help people find love?

BitPesa Will Remain Disconnected From M-Pesa As Court Case Against Safaricom Continues

Bitpesa vs Safaricom: 0 – 1