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Daily Archives: February 20, 2019

Jobs weekly: Openings for Developers, Graphics designer, Technological officer and more

Discover some interesting tech job vacancies this week. Be sure to apply for roles you are interested in as soon as you can. Web/Mobile Developer at Jostpay Job type: Full Time Location: New Oko-Oba, Lagos. Application deadline: January 22, 2018 Responsibilities [...]

January 9, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Here are the 9 startups pitching at Techpoint Build

After an intensive screening exercise, we present you 9 startups that will be pitching at Pitch Storm Techpoint Build 2018 The post Here are the 9 startups pitching at Techpoint Build appeared first on [...]

January 9, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigerian entrepreneurs are missing out on the $2 trillion global Islamic economy

Photo Credit: Jeff Attaway Flickr via Compfight cc According to the Thomson Reuters “State of the Global Islamic Economy” report for 2016/2017, in 2015, Muslim women spent over $ 243 billion on fashion items that represent their Islamic principles, generating $ 44 [...]

January 9, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Composir — create beautiful websites for business or personal use

About two decades ago, creating a website leaves you with two options; either to join a hosting site (which, gives a limited control over your online presence) or create one from scratch using html (which is quite difficult). But there’s [...]

January 9, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Ribadu was poisoned; Nigeria politics dominated by thieves – Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Onbasanjo yesterday said the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua dismantled structures he had put in place to check and curtail corruption. He stated that the removal of pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), [...]

January 9, 2018 Government and politics

Muslims vs Lagos: Hijab case lead counsel is dead

The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) has announced the death of the lead counsel on the long-running hijab case against Lagos State, Chief Gani Adetola-Kaseem (SAN). Adetola-Kaseem, 69, died early Monday morning at AB Specialist Hospital, Surulere after a [...]

January 9, 2018 Religion

2019 election: Yul Edochie hints at running for president

Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, has said he may seek election as Nigeria’s president in 2019. Edochie contested the November 2017 Anambra governorship election on the platform of the Democratic Peoples Congress (DPC). He ran against 36 other governorship aspirants, including [...]

January 9, 2018 Government and politics

Minimum wage: NLC faults Ngige, reveals when new pay will commence

The President of the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, has said that the new minimum wage will be announced earlier than the third quarter as stated by Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment. Ngige had said that a new [...]

January 9, 2018 Government and politics

Fulani Herdsmen: Buhari orders IGP Idris to relocate to Benue

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to move immediately to Benue State to restore law and order. Buhari gave the order on Monday night, according to a statement by police spokesman, Jimoh Moshood. The [...]

January 9, 2018 Military

“I discovered coding while skipping classes in sec. school” — Neo Ighodaro, CTO

For someone who used to evade school as a young secondary school student to spend time at cybercafés, Neo Ighodaro, a programmer, graphic designer, the CEO of Creativity Kills, CTO of and co-founder Laravel Nigeria, sure did grow into [...]

January 9, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Court rejects Malami’s bid to halt Senate probe over Maina

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, declined to grant an order of interim injunction restraining the National Assembly from probing the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) over the reinstatement [...]

January 9, 2018 Government and politics

16,387 Nigerians repatriated from abroad, says FG

A total of 16,387 Nigerians were repatriated from different parts of the world in 2017. Comptroller General of immigration, Mr. Muhammed Babandede, who gave the figure yesterday as the Federal Government delegation to Libya disclosed their findings, however expressed worries [...]

January 9, 2018 International

Nigeria moves to establish cattle colonies

The Federal Government is to establish cattle colonies to mitigate the frequent clashes between farmers and herdsmen nationwide. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, disclosed this yesterday at a security meeting convoked by the Minister of Interior, [...]

January 9, 2018 Government and politics

Atiku demands N200b damages, retraction from Unongo

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has threatened to take legal action against a chieftain of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Paul Unongo, for alleging that he (Atiku) is a financier of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria. The Miyetti [...]

January 9, 2018 Government and politics

‘How Nigerian ladies were sold to Arab men for N200,000 in Libya’

Nigerian ladies were sold to Arab men for N200,000 in Libya’: Nigeria migrants evacuated from Libya by the Federal Government on Sunday have described their experiences as “hellish.” On arrival at the Port Harcourt International Airport on Sunday, one of [...]

January 9, 2018 International