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Firm donates boreholes, learning materials to Osun community

In line with its mission to attract development to communities nationwide, Beltij Limited, a gold-mining company, has donated three boreholes and learning materials to Igun Ijesa community in Osun State. During the inauguration recently, the firm’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. [...]

April 16, 2018 Technology

NNPC pledges to back local investors, tech development

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said it will encourage initiatives targeted at enhancing Nigerian investors in the oil and gas sector. Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru, said yesterday, that the national oil company would support engineering development to [...]

April 14, 2018 Technology

Aviation unions threaten strike over N45b Nigeria Airways pension arrears

Workers’ unions in the aviation industry have threatened to shut the airspace and ground all flight activities in protest against the Federal Government’s refusal to pay N45b pension and gratuities of Nigeria Airways ex-workers. The unions, comprised of National Association [...]

March 26, 2018 Technology

Minister unveils technology orientation centre in Abuja

Minister unveils technology orientation centre in Abuja: DR Ogbonnaya Onu, minister of Science and Technology, said science and technology is the key that will enable Nigerians to become the true masters of their own destinies. Onu said this during the [...]

March 23, 2018 Technology

Philanthropist builds 4.5km road in Enugu

A Philanthropist, Prince Lawrence Eze, has constructed a 4.5km road with streetlights for his Mburubu community, in Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State, to enhance the evacuation of farm produce from the area to Enugu and neighbouring states. [...]

March 14, 2018 Technology

Trailer park project in Apapa 95 % completed, says Supervisor

The trailer park currently under construction  in Apapa, Lagos State  is 95 per cent completed, and will soon serve as the holding bay to 340 trucks when it becomes operational . The engineer supervising the Project, Mrs Osarieme Osaka who [...]

March 1, 2018 Technology

PHEDC to begin installation of 12,000 prepaid metres by April

The Head of Consumer Services, PHEDC, Godwin Oroewiro disclosed this when he led other management staff of the company in a meeting with a coalition of civil society and youths’ groups in Yenagoa on Wednesday. The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution [...]

March 1, 2018 Technology

Community, others sue Cross River over superhighway project

Cross River over superhighway project: The Okuni community in Ikom Local Council of Cross River State, the Olulumo/Okuni clan head, Okim Anthony Ori Ndoma and three others have sued the state government and two other defendants for N2 billion, as [...]

February 20, 2018 Technology

‘Nigeria, foreign countries now share data on bank accounts, property of Nigerians’

THE Nigeria government and some foreign countries, including the United Kingdom (UK), have commenced the Automatic Exchange of Tax Information (AETI), particularly on overseas assets owned by Nigerians. Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, said this yesterday in Abuja during the [...]

February 3, 2018 Technology

I did not steal motorcycles – Innoson boss

The embattled Chairman of Innoson Group, Innocent Chukwuma, has faulted the fraud charge slammed on him and two others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He also denied stealing containers of motorcycle spare parts and raw materials. Chukwuma, [...]

December 28, 2017 Technology
Group decries Nigeria’s poor ranking on ICT development index

Group decries Nigeria’s poor ranking on ICT development index

Broadband 2018 Coalition has expressed deep concerns over Nigeria’s poor ranking on the latest Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Development Index (IDI) published in the annual “Measuring the Information Society Report (MISR)” by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) where the [...]

November 24, 2017 Technology
Fourteen countries have been ranked ahead of Nigeria in Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

Nigeria ranks behind Mauritius, Seychelles, 13 others in ICT development

Fourteen countries have been ranked ahead of Nigeria in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) development in Africa. The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) stated this yesterday in a report on the 2017 ICT Development Index (IDI), which measured the information society. [...]

November 16, 2017 Technology
Nigeria Biometrics

Insecurity: FG moves to harmonise biometric database of Nigerians

ABUJA— The Federal Government has intensified moves to harmonise the biometric database of Nigerians as part of measures to ensure greater security of the country.   Acting Secretary to Government of the Federation, SGF, Dr. Habiba Lawal, who disclosed this [...]

September 22, 2017 Technology
Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence: Why Nigerians Shouldn’t Fear Over Loss Jobs

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine to machine are what we will be expecting in  the future! As machines become increasingly capable to to do things without supervision and having the abilities to take on some functions just like humans, AI  [...]

August 2, 2017 Technology
Florence Seriki

Florence Seriki. Nigeria’s Pioneers In Information Technology Is Dead

One of Nigeria’s pioneers in Information Technology, Florence Seriki, is dead. She was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Omatek Plc, the the first indigenous IT company to be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange. She died  at the Lagos [...]

March 6, 2017 Technology
Nokia 3310


Nokia 3310 – Nokia has sold 126 million of its original 3310 phone since it was first introduced back in September, 2000. It was a time before the iPhone, and Nokia ruled with popular handsets that let you play simple [...]

February 27, 2017 Technology

Microsoft Warns Users Against The Use Of Windows 7

Microsoft yesterday encouraged business users to make the switch to a newer version of the operating system, claiming Windows 7 is no longer “fit” to be used in businesses. Th firm said Windows 7 “does not meet the requirements of [...]

January 18, 2017 Technology
Nigeria Turns To China For War Planes, Others

Nigeria Turns To China For War Planes, Others

Concerned about global politics surrounding procurement of sophisticated arms from western countries, Nigerian Air Force is expecting arrival of war-planes and helicopters from Pakistan and Russia to boost its fleets. The Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar, made the disclosure [...]

December 5, 2016 Technology
Presidential Aircraft Crashes in Makurdi

Presidential Aircraft Crashes in Makurdi

Presidential Aircraft Crashes in Makurdi According to unconfirmed reports, one of the aircraft handed to the Nigerian Air Force by the Presidency has crashed at the Nigerian Air Force base in Makurdi.     The Agusta AW 101, one of [...]

November 25, 2016 Technology
Facebook To Include More Nigerian Languages – Mark Zuckerberg Says In Lagos

Facebook To Include More Nigerian Languages – Mark Zuckerberg Says In Lagos

Facebook To Include More Nigerian Languages – Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg has said in order to be more accessible to Nigerians, Facebook would include more Nigerian languages.     At a meeting with software designers and ICT experts in Lagos, [...]

September 1, 2016 Technology
Buhari To Receive 18-Seater Bus Built By N-Delta Youths At Innoson Motors

Buhari To Receive 18-Seater Bus Built By N-Delta Youths At Innoson Motors

18-Seater Bus Built By N-Delta Youths – AN 18 –seater bus built from scratch by former Niger Delta militants trained at Innoson Kiara Academy, an arm of Innoson Motor Manufacturing Company, Nnewi, is to be delivered to President Muhammadu Buhari [...]

August 23, 2016 Technology

EXCLUSIVE: Jonathan Awards $40million Contract To Israeli Company To Monitor Computer, Internet Communication By Nigerians

Here is a very important information for the 47 million Nigerian Internet users. Big Brother, in the form of the Jonathan administration, is watching you, and your communication is no longer safe. t is one of the most far-reaching policies [...]

July 28, 2016 Technology
WhatsApp Gold

Don’t Download WhatsApp Gold, It’s A Dangerous Virus (WARNING)

  Credulous WhatsApp users are being tricked into downloading WhatsApp Gold, an apparently ‘exclusive’ version of the app which actually infects mobiles with malware.   A number of the app’s users have reported receiving messages urging them to sign up [...]

June 26, 2016 Technology
British Airways

British Airways Plans Leaving Nigeria Routes As Economy Dwindles.

British Airways is evaluating its routes to Nigeria, adding to aviation-industry pressure on the government as sister carrier Iberia and U.S. competitor United Airlines halt flights to the oil-based market as traffic stutters and currency controls delay access to revenue.   [...]

May 28, 2016 Technology, Transportation
Nigeria Jeep


NIGERIAN JEEP – One of the biggest names in the motorcycle and plastic industry world, the Innoson Group, Nnewi, is set for consolidation as the Auto Plant, a subsidiary of the Group, is on the verge of making history by becoming [...]

May 20, 2016 Technology
Nigeria's First Astronaut

Nigeria’s First Astronaut to Emerge 2015 BY EMMANUEL ELEBEKE

Nigeria's First Astronaut to Emerge 2015 BY EMMANUEL ELEBEKE {Nigeria's First Astronaut} Nigeria's First Astronaut  – The National Space Research and Development Agency, NASRDA, yesterday, said it will produce the first Nigerian astronaut in 2015. [covertplayersinglevideo trvideoid=”ZHyVzcx52ho” trdisplaytype=”2″ trnumbervideosdisplay=”” trvideoperpage=”36″ trthumbnailwidth=”155″ trthumbnailheight=”100″ trpopupwidth=”500″ [...]

February 3, 2016 Technology
Woman died while sleeping using her earphones while the device is charging

Woman died while sleeping using her earphones while the device is charging!

Cellular phones are one of the best innovations that are constantly being developed in this generation. It is a wonderful invention that allows us to send messages instantly, play games and even listen to music at times that we needed [...]

August 12, 2015 Technology

Etisalat Nigeria Chairman, Hakeem Belo-Osagie Covers Forbes Africa February 2013 Edition

Hakeem Belo-Osagie, a Harvard-trained petroleum economist who chairs the Nigerian operations of United Arab Emirates-based telecom provider Etisalat has been featured on the cover the February 2013 edition of Forbes Africa. In the special cover feature which goes on sale [...]

July 13, 2015 Technology
software nigeria

Challenge of venture capital in Nigeria’s software development

A report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development identified limited access to venture capital as the biggest challenge to the software sector of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry in African countries and the Middle East. [...]

June 4, 2015 Technology
Meet the robot chef that can cook dinner

Meet the robot chef that can cook dinner

Meet the robot chef that can cook dinner – A robot that can mimic a highly regarded chef at work was revealed – and ready for sale in just 2 years. When you fantasise about your dream kitchen, what do you [...]

April 14, 2015 Technology