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Daily Archives: November 14, 2019

Get constant internet coverage on the move with CloudCover

It can be frustrating when the speed of your internet connection suddenly drops – especially for business owners. The frustration escalates even more when employees complain they can’t complete tasks; sales can’t go through, information can’t be sourced for and [...]

March 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Social Media Roundup: How to lose your job at the White House

This week on social media; Rex Tillerson’s African trip was his last at the U.S Secretary of State, discussions about ₦100 notes and more stories. The post Social Media Roundup: How to lose your job at the White House appeared [...]

March 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Why Jumia Nigeria may not be killing pay on delivery anytime soon

“Cash is king”; not in the way it applies to inflow and outflow in businesses. Cash is king as even the most developed ‘cashless economies’ have not successfully phased out cash transactions.  In Nigeria, this king is a tyrant. Because [...]

March 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Global LinkUP: The powerful women of cryptocurrency

On this week’s global news roundup, cryptocurrencies are doing an uncertain dance, Australia is running scared of China and a Silicon Valley startup wants to backup your brain in the cloud. Also, there are women in crypto and they have [...]

March 16, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Osinbajo’s daughter’s traditional wedding holds in Aso Rock [PHOTOS]

The traditional wedding of Oluwadamilola, daughter of Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and Oluseun Bakare took place on Friday. The event held at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. In attendance were family members, friends, relatives and top government officials. Damilola [...]

March 16, 2018 entertainment

African airports’ managers rally behind open skies implementation

Association of airport managers in Africa are rallying behind the implementation of the open skies treaty, especially in lieu of the traffic boom the initiative will bring to signatory countries. The managers, under the aegis of Airports Council International (ACI) [...]

March 16, 2018 Africa

Fulani herdsmen kill 32 in Kogi State attack

Fulani herdsmen have killed 32 people in communities in Dekina and Omala Local Government Areas of Kogi State. The assailants arrived by boat on Wednesday, opened fire on the people and burnt down homes. An eyewitness said they wore military [...]

March 16, 2018 Societal issues

Argentina, Croatia, Iceland still ranked higher than Nigeria by FIFA

Nigeria’s opponents in this year’s World Cup in Russia, Argentina, Croatia and Iceland are still ranked higher than Nigeria by world football body, FIFA. In the latest FIFA ranking released yesterday, Nigeria maintained its 52nd position, which is one of [...]

March 16, 2018 Sports

‘Militant General’ killed in gun battle with police, weapon recovered

An alleged kidnapper and militant, Prosper David, popularly known as ‘Militant General’ was on Wednesday killed by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police’ (IGP) Intelligence Response Team (IRT). He was killed during a gun battle with the operatives at his [...]

March 16, 2018 Military

Buhari meets NASS leaders, PDP senators absent

Buhari meets NASS leaders: President Muhammadu Buhari last night met with the leadership of the National Assembly at the presidential villa, Abuja. However, most Principal officers elected on the platform People’s Democratic Party (PDP) were absent at the meeting. Those [...]

March 16, 2018 Government and politics

Supreme Court adjourns Saraki’s, Federal Government’s appeals indefinitely

The Supreme Court has adjourned indefinitely hearing in separate appeals filed by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the Federal Government, which are respectively challenging the decision of the Court of Appeal on Saraki’s trial. The apex court had to [...]

March 16, 2018 Government and politics

Ambode bows to pressure, slashes land use charge

Lagos State Government yesterday buckled under pressure, reducing all levies for its new Land Use Charge (LUC) that had attracted public outcry by 50, 25 and 15 per cent. The Commissioner for Finance, at a press briefing, said commercial property [...]

March 16, 2018 Government and politics

Resist hate speech bill, Soyinka tells Nigerians

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has urged Nigerians to resist the passage of the hate speech bill by the Senate into law saying it is an attempt to silence criticism. He maintained that the bill must not scale through. He [...]

March 16, 2018 Government and politics

We no longer consider you “honourable minister”, Reps tell Fayemi

The House of Representatives says having passed a vote of no confidence on the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, it no longer has any business with him and does not regard him as a ‘Honourable Minister’. The [...]

March 16, 2018 Government and politics