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Daily Archives: October 21, 2019

Social Media Roundup: Bill Gates in Nigeria

This week on social media; Bill Gates visits Nigeria and promises to off some of the country’s debts, Abducted Dapchi school girls have been released and more stories. The post Social Media Roundup: Bill Gates in Nigeria appeared first on [...]

March 23, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

How to stop third-party apps from accessing your Facebook data

With the recent Cambridge Analytics scandal involving Facebook on breach of data protection, it’s pertinent to be mindful of what information apps and organisations have access to going forward. The damage has already been done but you surely can make [...]

March 23, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Passion Incubator partners Swedish Embassy to launch a corporate and startup collaboration platform

Passion Incubator partners with the Swedish Embassy in Nigeria to launch Collaborate; a platform that proffers solutions for corporates through startups that are building disruptive technologies The post Passion Incubator partners Swedish Embassy to launch a corporate and startup collaboration [...]

March 23, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Tinubu hosts Buhari in Lagos

President Muhammadu Buhari will chair the 10th Colloquium to commemorate the 66th birthday of the All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, Bola Tinubu. The event holds Thursday March 29 at the Eko Convention Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos. This is contained [...]

March 23, 2018 Government and politics

Dapchi: Rebecca, mother of Christian schoolgirl reveals message from daughter

Dapchi: Mrs Rebecca Sheribu, the mother of Leah, the Christian schoolgirl held back by Boko Haram for refusing to renounce Christianity has revealed the message her daughter sent her from captivity. Rebecca said her daughter sent a message to her [...]

March 23, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Wike reveals what will happen to corrupt appointees

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday swore-in four new commissioners. He also swore-in Boma Dappa as the Caretaker Committee Chairman of Degema Local Government Area. Performing the swearing-in ceremony at the Government House Port Harcourt, Mr. Wike said there [...]

March 23, 2018 Government and politics

Osinbajo’s responds to Bill Gates’ speech on Nigeria’s economy

Osinbajo’s responds to Bill Gates’ speech on Nigeria’s economy: Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday responded to call made by billionaire Bill Gates, asking the Federal Government to resolve challenges surrounding human capital development. According to Osinbajo, investing in people was [...]

March 23, 2018 Economy

Global LinkUP: Facebook is in a lot of hot water

The Global Linkup is a summary roundup of important tech news curated from all around the globe. On this week’s edition, Facebook is in some serious trouble over wrongdoing, there’s an interesting mix of stuff happening with cryptocurrencies. Read on. [...]

March 23, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

WAEC bans private school teachers from supervising examinations

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has banned teachers from private schools from supervising its examinations. The ban has, however, angered Christian faith-based schools who say they are being targeted. The President, Association of Christian schools in Nigeria Ekaete Ettang, [...]

March 23, 2018 Education

LOOK: Wale Music Video “Staying Power” Has Phyno And Chief Obi Star On It

American rapper who prides in his Nigerian roots, Wale,  has released visuals for his song, Staying Power (which we predict to be a hit). In the video we see Phyno the Indigenous fire rapper and comedian Chief Obi. Something that might just be cooking. Enjoy! [...]

March 23, 2018 entertainment

Bus allegedly chased by NSCDC officials fell into ditch

Bus allegedly chased by NSCDC officials fell into ditch: No fewer than eight persons, including the bus driver, allegedly lost their lives as the commuter bus they were travelling in yesterday fell into a ditch at the Miliken Hills valley, [...]

March 23, 2018 Societal issues

NneNne Iwuji-Eme is first black female UK diplomat appointed high commissioner

The Foreign Office has appointed its first black female career diplomat as a high commissioner as it steps up efforts to change the overwhelmingly white, male face of the diplomatic service. NneNne Iwuji-Eme, who has spent 16 years in the [...]

March 23, 2018 International

Lagos auto show to attract more exhibitors

Organisers of the Lagos Motor show, BKG Exhibitions Nigeria Limited has concluded plans to hold its 2018 edition of the auto fair, poised to provide avenue for all auto-linked businesses to promote their products. The Managing Director, BKG Exhibitions, Ifeanyi [...]

March 23, 2018 Transportation

Minister unveils technology orientation centre in Abuja

Minister unveils technology orientation centre in Abuja: DR Ogbonnaya Onu, minister of Science and Technology, said science and technology is the key that will enable Nigerians to become the true masters of their own destinies. Onu said this during the [...]

March 23, 2018 Technology