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Daily Archives: November 14, 2019

Jobs Weekly: Senior Java Engineer, Digital Marketer 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. Senior Java Engineer at Vanhack Technologies Inc Job type: Full-time Location: Vancouver, Canada Application deadline: March [...]

March 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

12 African startups have been selected for the Village Capital Fintech Africa Cohort 2018

Today, Village Capital, in partnership with PayPal announces the 12 African startups selected for their venture development program “Village Capital Fintech Africa 2018”. The post 12 African startups have been selected for the Village Capital Fintech Africa Cohort 2018 appeared [...]

March 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

How to innovate to keep your business afloat

Innovation, one of the most important things in any society, organisation or company that wants to move forward. It’s the reason why some businesses have survived for decades and the lack of it is why some others have died out. [...]

March 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Industrial Court Judge, Lawal is dead

Presiding Judge of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), Kaduna division, Justice Lawal Mani is dead. He died at the age of 63 after a protracted illness. A family source, who confirmed the death to Daily Trust, said the [...]

March 6, 2018 Government and politics

EFCC arrests woman who accused snake of swallowing N36m in JAMB office

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested and grilled a JAMB official based in Makurdi, Philomina Chieshe, who claimed that a snake swallowed N36m. The money was part of the proceeds of the sale of scratch cards. Detectives at [...]

March 6, 2018 Military

Buhari reveals why he doesn’t rush to troubled states

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he does not rush to visit violence-hit states, because he prefers to monitor developments first. Buhari stated this while speaking in Jalingo, the Taraba state capital, during his visit to assess the situation. No [...]

March 6, 2018 Government and politics

There will be a video referee at the 2018 World Cup

Fifty years after English referee Kenneth Aston introduced the red and yellow cards to football, refereeing still remains one of the controversial aspects of the game. Like the knight in shining armor, technology has come to save the day again [...]

March 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

How Buhari snubbed Obasanjo on his 81st birthday

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo clocked 81 yesterday with congratulatory messages coming from well-wishers and critics alike. Among those who sent their goodwill were former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Senate President Bukola Saraki, former Senate President, David Mark, Governor Ibikunle Amosun [...]

March 6, 2018 Government and politics

Open Technology Foundation launches free APIs to make banking easier

The Open Technology Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation, has launched Open Banking Nigeria open source APIs, in a bid to drive innovation and choice for all parties within the financial industry. The APIs, which are the first set of free banking [...]

March 6, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Burst pipe abandoned for weeks on Ladipo market road

Road users and traders at the Ladipo Spare-parts Market at Toyota bus-stop, on Oshodi-Apapa expressway in Mushin area of Lagos State have raised the alarm over burst pipe flooding the entry point into the market and causing a crater on [...]

March 6, 2018 Environmental issues

Abia NLC faults Imo Assembly for voting against council autonomy

The Abia state council of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has flayed the state House of Assembly for voting against Local government council autonomy in the on-going constitutional amendment. Speaking during the 40th anniversary celebration of NLC in Umuahia, Chairman of [...]

March 6, 2018 Economy

Kano Wedding: 4 things Fayose said about Buhari

Ayo Fayose also described Buhari as a selfish king who enjoys himself while his people are suffering and dying. President Buhari, on Saturday, March 3, 2018, attended the daughter of the Kano state Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. Ganduje’s daughter, Fatima tied [...]

March 6, 2018 Government and politics

We need Nigeria’s help – Liberia’s President says

Weah also sought the assistance of Nigeria to address the deficit of over 6,000 teachers. President George Weah of Liberia says his country needs Nigeria’s help to jump-start its economy as mere political change is meaningless without development, prosperity and [...]

March 6, 2018 Government and politics

President Buhari visits Taraba over herdsmen crisis (PHOTOS)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, March 5, 2018, visited Taraba over the clashes between farmers and herdsmen. The visit follows weeks of criticism by Nigerians, who slammed the President for failing to visit Benue, Taraba and other states affected by the herdsmen crisis. [...]

March 6, 2018 Societal issues

Here’s what Liberian president told Buhari at the Villa

Newly-elected Liberian President on Monday, March 5, 2018, visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Villa. This is the first time President Weah would be visiting Nigeria since his election. Weah met with President Buhari behind closed doors. Addressing journalists after [...]

March 6, 2018 Government and politics