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Daily Archives: February 22, 2019

Opportunities Weekly: Aba Hackathon, Linda Ayade Literary Competition, LearnFactory Internship and more

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: Aba Hackathon, Linda Ayade Literary Competition, LearnFactory Internship and more appeared first on [...]

February 21, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

How to make Influencer Marketing work for you in Nigeria

Influencer Marketing is the new rave in Nigeria. Once upon a time, celebrities were the only true influencers acknowledged. If you wanted a personal brand to promote a product or business to consumers you had to engage celebrities. Thankfully that’s [...]

February 21, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Interswitch introduces SPAK Initiative to groom interest in STEM subjects in Nigeria

The Quality of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Education in Nigeria is on a steady decline and the causes are not farfetched; poverty, minimal or no investments in the training of teachers, inadequate learning aids, it is a long [...]

February 21, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Startup Profile: Mobilecooks — hire cooks easily online

Mobilecooks is an online platform that provides skillful and vetted cooks to cooperate organisations and individuals. The platform is the brainchild of Alabuja Daniel, Audu Daniel, Audu Samuel and  Ismail Osunlana.The platform also does event planning and outdoor catering services. [...]

February 21, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Top 3 new inexpensive but decent cars, 2017 to 2018

When it comes to cars, “cheap” should not always mean low-quality or poorly equipped! Today, the market has a lot of new budget cars, among which anyone can choose the most suitable model for themselves. We have prepared for your [...]

February 21, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

North using cattle colony to Islamise Nigeria, Igbo wont accept it – Archbishop Chukwuma

Bishop of the Enugu Ecclesiastical Province of Anglican Communion, Archbishop Emmanuel Chukwuma, has said no South East governor will be allowed to give land to terrorists in any guise. He anchored his claim on the fact that herdsmen were worse [...]

February 21, 2018 General

Herdsmen take oath in Ekiti to stop killings

HERDSMEN in Ekiti State have taken a traditional oath binding on them to assure the host communities in Ekiti and the South West, that they would no longer behave unruly, kill or allow their cows to stray into farms. This [...]

February 21, 2018 Societal issues

Looters now posing as Nigeria’s messiahs, says Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday urged the media to contextualize their reporting so that those who destroyed Nigeria would not be made to look like its messiahs. The Minister made the call when the Chief Executive [...]

February 21, 2018 Government and politics

AITEO settles coaches’ 2018 emoluments, pledges more support to Nigerian football

Nigeria Football Federation’s (NFF) principal sponsor, AITEO Group has announced that it has settled all the national teams coaches’ 2018 salaries and other entitlements, which amounts to $600,000 and N320 million. The monies paid to the NFF, according to AITEO, [...]

February 21, 2018 Sports

Outrage as Governor El-Rufai demolishes APC faction’s office

The crisis within the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State turned messier, yesterday, as Governor Nasir El-Rufai ordered the demolition of APC faction’s office. The building at 11B, Sambo Road, G.R.A., Kaduna, belonged to Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi (Kaduna North) [...]

February 21, 2018 Government and politics

Okonjo-Iweala gets new appointment

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been appointed into a High Level Group on Governance of the Commonwealth Secretariat. Prof. Ben Maloney, Communications Officer, Commonwealth Secretariat, said in a statement that the High Level Group would make [...]

February 21, 2018 Government and politics

Two arrested for murder of ABU Zaria student

The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested two suspects in connection with the killing of a student at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria. The deceased, a 100-level student of veterinary medicine, was killed on Friday. Circumstances surrounding his death [...]

February 21, 2018 Societal issues

How Nigerian brands and startups are creatively using Chatbots to improve customer experience

Instant messaging is becoming more popular as an everyday means of communication and the use of voice search is on the increase as well. As at 2015, 39.5% of mobile phone internet users in the Middle East and Africa used [...]

February 21, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Dana explains why plane overshot runway in Port Harcourt

The management of Dana Air has explained why its aircraft, 9J0363 flying from Abuja to Port Harcourt airport overshot runway, skidding into the bush on Tuesday. Hope For Nigeria had reported that 49 passengers cheated death on Tuesday as Dana Air plane [...]

February 21, 2018 Transportation

Nigeria women’s bobsleigh team make breakthrough for Africa on ice

Seun Adigun and Akuoma Omeoga will not win a medal but reached a significant landmark as Africa’s first-ever Olympians in the event. Growing up in Nigeria, Kola Adigun never imagined he would be sitting on a freezing mountain in South [...]

February 21, 2018 Sports

Presidency speaks on reported death of Yusuf Buhari

The Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie has reacted to report claiming that President Muhammadu Buhari’s only son, Yusuf, is dead Recall that Yusuf suffered brain injury after he was involved in a bike accident on Tuesday [...]

February 21, 2018 Government and politics