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Daily Archives: March 20, 2018

Jobs Weekly: Openings for Digital Marketer, Cloud Architect and more

Below is a compiled list of some available tech job vacancies for you this week. Follow the instructions specified for each role to apply. Digital Marketer/Social Media Associate at Kynox Technologies   Job type: Internship Location: Ibadan Application deadline: April [...]

March 13, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Video on Demand service providers available in Nigeria

Technology and the internet, no doubt, has changed how we consume content. The cost of data is getting relatively cheaper compared to the last decade, and this is driving the influx of Video on Demand (VoD) platforms. VoD is a [...]

March 13, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Buhari declines assent to Electoral Amendment Bill 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday declined assent to the Electoral Amendment Bill 2018 recently passed by the National Assembly. The bill provides for the Presidential election to come last after National Assembly and Governorship elections. Buhari notified the Senate about [...]

March 13, 2018 Government and politics

In Benue, Buhari finds IGP Idris defied relocation order

Two months after he directed Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris (IGP) to relocate to Benue State and stop killings by herdsmen, President Muhammadu Buhari discovered only yesterday that his order was not carried out. But the revelation that Idris [...]

March 13, 2018 Military

Court fines police N3m for violation of fundamental right

An FCT High Court, Maitama on Tuesday ordered the police to pay N3 million to one Kingsley Efobi, for violation of his fundamental right to personal liberty. Efobi had on May 10, 2017, filed a suit against the Nigeria Police [...]

March 13, 2018 Societal issues

Gov. Masari swears-in new Chief Judge

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State, on Tuesday sworn-in Justice Musa Danladi as the new Chief Judge of the state. Hope For Nigeria reports that this followed the retirement of Justice Abdullahi Yusuf from service after completing his tenure. Speaking [...]

March 13, 2018 Government and politics

Budget padding: Reps recall Jibrin from suspension

The House of Representatives on Tuesday recalled its former Chairman, Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumini Jibrin, from his suspension. Jibrin was recalled following a letter of apology he wrote to the House which was announced during plenary by Speaker, Yakubu Dogara. [...]

March 13, 2018 Government and politics

Stakeholders commend Gov Ayade over handling of Boki mayhem

A former member of the Cross River State House of Assembly, Dr Jake Otu Enyia, has urged Governor Ben Ayade to set up either an administrative or judicial panel of inquiry to determine the cause of the crisis in two [...]

March 13, 2018 Government and politics

Team UBA Leo; The human side to artificial intelligence

It is only in a Hollywood action flick that a good AI-powered system comes into being and becomes amazing all by its lonesome. In reality, AI is always built by humans who keep giving it extensive support. After a review [...]

March 13, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

How Lalong deceived Buhari into commissioning Jonathan’s project in Plateau – Sports Minister, Dalung

Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youths and Sports, has accused the Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong of misleading President Muhammadu Buhari into commissioning a bridge which was completed by ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan. He made the claim while criticizing the governor for [...]

March 13, 2018 Government and politics

Discontent and tussle over acquisition of 9mobile

After we thought 9mobile takeover was a done deal, it just might turn out to be the exact opposite, as Smile Communication Limited is unsatisfied with the ruling The post Discontent and tussle over acquisition of 9mobile appeared first on [...]

March 13, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Diamond Bank launches Artificial Intelligence — powered Chatbot for millions of Nigerian customers

Diamond Bank – Nigeria’s fastest growing retail bank – has launched an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Chatbot, leveraging pioneering technology to reach more customers with an enhanced service in Nigeria. The Chatbot named ‘Ada’ uses AI technology to provide a human-like [...]

March 13, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

PHOTONEWS: Peace Corps takes campaign to Buhari in Benue

Peace Corps takes campaign to Buhari in Benue: Some Peace Corps officials on Monday took their campaign to Benue State, where they appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his decision and assent to the bill establishing the institution. The [...]

March 13, 2018 Government and politics

Court adjourns suit as Ojukwu’s children fight Bianca, uncles, over late father’s property

An Awka High Court, presided over by Justice Dennis Mmaduechesi has adjourned till May 7, 2018 for pre-trial conference, the case involving the sharing of late Sir Louis Ojukwu’s property. There has been crisis in the family of Sir Louis [...]

March 13, 2018 General

‘Show Nigerians what you have done in past 3 years’ – Secondus carpets Buhari

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has challenged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to show Nigerians evidence of its developmental impact on the country within the last three years. He said this while [...]

March 13, 2018 Government and politics

In conversation with Theodora Isola, virtual assistant and founder of Tiva Creatives

Theodora Isola is the founder of Tiva Creatives, a platform that offers virtual assistant services and growth marketing automation for startups and small businesses. In this interview, she shares her story and plans to bring more women into tech. The [...]

March 13, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps