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Startup Profile: Shugaban — stream Nollywood movies online

Shugaban is poised to revolutionise the way Nigerians access movies online by providing videos to viewers at the best convenience at affordable rates. The post Startup Profile: Shugaban — stream Nollywood movies online appeared first on Techpoint.ng. Techpoint.ng [...]

December 13, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

How an inventor from Aba is working to transform Nigeria’s hardware culture

In a classroom at the Electronic Engineering Department of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), a lecturer teaching the theories and principles of engineering mentioned an equation and its constituent constant. A curious student wanted to know the value of [...]

December 13, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Commissions.ng is simplifying the process of becoming an eCommerce entrepreneur

Commissions.ng, a new startup based in Nigeria has a singular objective. Enable anyone and everyone to make money from selling goods and services online, without having to incur a significant upfront expense. The company does this by aggregating multiple goods [...]

December 13, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Jobs Weekly: Vacancies for Android developer, Security manager, Brand ambassador and more

Discover some interesting tech vacancies this week. Follow the instructions specified for each role to apply. Andriod Developer at Mula Job type: Full Time Location: Lagos Application deadline: December 25, 2017 Job Summary Mula is looking for an Android developer to [...]

December 13, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Comedy skits and music videos kept Nigerians on YouTube in 2017

Google recently released its YouTube Rewind lists for 2017 and it shows that Nigerians have been busy. Here are the top most viewed videos by Nigerians. The post Comedy skits and music videos kept Nigerians on YouTube in 2017 appeared [...]

December 13, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Opportunities Weekly: global accelerator programme in London, New Ventures closing in 2 days, others

Every Wednesday by 5 PM (WAT), we publish a list of opportunities across the globe for entrepreneurs, individuals, and startups. Don't miss out! The post Opportunities Weekly: global accelerator programme in London, New Ventures closing in 2 days, others appeared [...]

December 13, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

GenesysIGNITE — Startups announced and judges converge in Enugu city

Nigeria is gearing up for one of the biggest technology conferences tagged GenesysIGNITE brought to you by Genesys Tech Hub in collaboration with CFAtech.ng It is important to state that close to 1,000 participants have already registered to participate in [...]

December 13, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

NiTA – Vatebra wins tech company of the year 2nd year running

Leading Pan-African Tech Solutions provider, Vatebra Limited has won the award for the Technology Company of the year for 2017. The announcement was made at the Nigerian Technology Awards Ceremony held in Lagos on the 25th of November 2017. In [...]

December 13, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Northern Senators take stand on implementation of Jonathan’s confab report

Northern Senators have kicked against the implementation of the 2014 confab report. According to them, it is unfair to ask President Muhammadu Buhari to implement the report of the conference convoked by a former President, Goodluck Jonathan. The senators said [...]

December 13, 2017 Government and politics

African millennials can help strengthen the continent’s eCommerce industry

In mid-November, the news of Nigerian eCommerce giant, Konga laying off over 60% of its workforce sent shock waves across the eCommerce industry in Africa. The eCommerce industry in Africa is still developing; in fact, it is becoming the fastest [...]

December 13, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps
Startup Profile: Thec Prints — get on-demand and hassle-free printing serivce

Startup Profile: Thec Prints — get on-demand and hassle-free printing serivce

Thec Prints and Publishing Limited is a tech-enabled digital printing firm providing multiple on-demand printing products whether it be offset, digital or large format printing. Based in Nasarrawa, Thec Prints claims its clientele base isn't restricted to the region. According [...]

December 13, 2017 Technology Business & StartUps

Cristiano Ronaldo wants Madrid president to sign Silva

Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo wants his club to sign Milan forward André Silva, Diario Gol reports. According to the report, The Los Blancos want to sign a striker in January transfer window and have been consistently linked with Inter’s [...]

December 13, 2017 Sports

Gowon reveals his biggest mistake while in power

Yakubu Gowon, former Head of State, has said his biggest regret was not allocating lands to himself while in power. Gowon made the disclosure on Tuesday in Abuja at the 26th anniversary exhibition and commemoration of the movement of the [...]

December 13, 2017 Government and politics

Wike championing campaign against SARS – Peterside

Dakuku Peterside, Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has alleged that the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike was behind the current campaign for the scrap of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, of the Nigeria Police Force. Speaking [...]

December 13, 2017 Transportation

I cannot be threatened – Governor Obaseki tells pensioners

Godwin Obaseki, Governor of Edo State, has declared that he cannot be intimidated by pensioners in the state over the non-payment of their 42-months arrears. The governor made the statemnet while expressing his dismay over the interruption of his speech [...]

December 13, 2017 Government and politics

Fuel scarcity: NNPC threatens to shut stations hoarding fuel

Fuel scarcity: The Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, Tuesday said the Federal Government would adopt what he termed “aggressive measure” to tackle the ongoing artificial scarcity of petroleum products across the country. According [...]

December 13, 2017 Oil & Gas

Fuel consumers flay NNPC as queues persist in Abuja

While fuel scarcity seems to have eased in some cities across the country, fuel consumers in Abuja have decried the persistent long queues in the Federal Capital Territory, accusing the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) of irrational distribution of products. [...]

December 13, 2017 Oil & Gas

El-Rufai signs N216bn 2018 Budget

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has signed the N216.55 billion, 2018 budget passed by the State House of Assembly into law. The budget is made up of N131.1 billion capital expenditure and N85.44 billion recurrent expenditure. El-Rufai signed the [...]

December 13, 2017 Government and politics

Dlamini-Zuma battling for ex-husband’s seat

Mrs Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, estranged wife of South African President, has assumed one of the two front runners for the presidency. The 68-year-old is vying to succeed her ex-husband, President Jacob Zuma, as leader of the ruling African National Congress at [...]

December 13, 2017 Government and politics

How dogs feed on dead bodies in North Korea prison

A North Korean defector Ji Hyeon-A, has given a horrifying account how dogs ate dead bodies in her prison camp after she was repatriated to North Korea from China. Ji Hyeon-A spoke at a meeting with United States Ambassador to [...]

December 13, 2017 International

Appeal court upturns Saraki’s acquittal by Conduct Tribunal

The Appeal Court sitting in Abuja has upturned Senate President Bukola Saraki’s acquittal by the Code of Conduct Tribunal. The three-man panel led by Justice Tinuade Akomolafe-Wilson unanimously ruled that the Senate President return to the CCT to face trial [...]

December 13, 2017 Government and politics
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