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Daily Archives: February 20, 2019

Weekly Tech Events #6: Conversation for Change, FYB Conference and Code4Impact Developers meetup

In a new week tinged with numerous events, it appears there are a few that are related to technology and entrepreneurship. Here are a few curated tech events that might interest you. The post Weekly Tech Events #6: Conversation for [...]

February 12, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Developed by Africans for Africans: KureCoinHub set to launch the first African CryptoBank

A brand new cryptocurrency coin is launching with the mainstream African user in mind. KureCoinHub, a self-service banking platform built into a decentralised system based on smart-contracts on the Ethereum blockchain. It has been described as the largest cryptocurrency project [...]

February 12, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Identity — manage customers’ logs and get realtime updates online

Identity is a cloud-based customers/visitors management software which aims to eradicate the use of  paper logs in offices and promote electronic means. Launched on December 4, 2017, by Saheed Ajibulu (Team Lead)  and Olagoke Okebukola (Chief Technical Officer), the web [...]

February 12, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

You won’t be Minister without Abe – Saraki taunts Amaechi

President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki has called on leaders of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Rivers state to respect Senator Magnus Abe. Senator Abe is in a running battle with the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi [...]

February 12, 2018 Government and politics

Dangote graduate trainees promise to end fuel scarcity in Nigeria

Newly trained Dangote Refinery graduate engineers have promised an end to the ongoing fuel scarcity in the country when the Refinery takes off. The engineers just returned from a training programme at Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. in India, the company [...]

February 12, 2018 Business

Mass trials of Boko Haram suspects to resume in Nigeria

Hundreds of Boko Haram suspects were due back in court Monday to hear if they will be prosecuted, sentenced or released, as proceedings resumed at a military base in central Nigeria. The first major prosecutions of people arrested during the [...]

February 12, 2018 General

Airlines to save N11.6b yearly from removal of VAT, others

Airlines to save N11.6b yearly from removal of VAT: The planned review and removal of the mandatory Value Added Tax (VAT) on all air travel tickets issued in the aviation sector will save local airlines at least N11.55 billion in [...]

February 12, 2018 Transportation

Nigerians react to ‘money swallowing’ mystery snake

By now, you already heard or read about the mysterious snake that allegedly swallowed N36 million from the Makurdi, Benue JAMB office. Hours after the news broke online, the mysterious snake has become one of the most trending topics on [...]

February 12, 2018 Government and politics

How to turn off ‘Last Seen’ on Instagram

Instagram started the year with exciting updates to the photo-sharing app. First, it was introduction of GIF stickers, then in a post on Facebook it announced that publishers could now schedule posts. There has also been rumors of a video calling [...]

February 12, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps