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Daily Archives: July 21, 2019

Weekly Tech Events #12: Startup Grind, Startup Parapo and others

This week is loaded with events you don’t want to miss. We have curated a list of tech events that will interest you. They are coming up on or between Monday, 26th March 2018 to Monday, 2nd April 2018. Startup [...]

March 26, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Welcome to Camp Wonderland: Tour of Imaginarium HQ

Office spaces are fast becoming not just a fad but a necessity for creativity and optimal productivity. The Last edition of Office Tours revealed the space the humans of a digital agricultural platform work out of. This week, our journey takes us [...]

March 26, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

23 feared dead as vehicle ploughs into Mozambique party

Mozambique police stated on Monday that a pick-up truck ploughed into a crowd of party-goers over the weekend. Unfortunately 23 people lost their lives a majority whom were teenagers. The speeding vehicle ignored orders from traffic police, hit an obstacle [...]

March 26, 2018 Incidents

Aviation unions threaten strike over N45b Nigeria Airways pension arrears

Workers’ unions in the aviation industry have threatened to shut the airspace and ground all flight activities in protest against the Federal Government’s refusal to pay N45b pension and gratuities of Nigeria Airways ex-workers. The unions, comprised of National Association [...]

March 26, 2018 Technology

APC vows to form parallel security outfit

As preparations for the 2019 general elections begin, Rivers state may be heading for another round of uprising. The state may witness new wave of violence if the chieftains of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers make bold their [...]

March 26, 2018 Government and politics

Infinix S3: Unboxing and First Impressions

Infinix Mobility has launched the Infinix  S3 as its first smartphone for the year 2018. The S3 is a continuation of the HOT S series which had the Infinix S2 and Infinix S2 Pro as its last additions. The Infinix [...]

March 26, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Osinbajo now attack Jonathan through paid ‘sources’ – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri, a former presidential assistant on new media, has accused Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo of engaging paid “sources” to attack ex-President Gooduck Jonathan. He said this in a statement he issued on Monday. Omokri said stories making the [...]

March 26, 2018 Government and politics

President mourns former works minister, Lawal

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the government and people of Nasarawa State on the death of Dr Hassan Lawal, a former Minister and Member, Board of Trustees of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Lawal, who was born in 1954, [...]

March 26, 2018 Government and politics

Artificial Intelligence in healthcare: Where does Africa lie?

It is not news that AI is shaking up the world, unlocking new frontiers in addressing business and societal challenges. The AI progress metrics maintained by the Electronic Frontier Foundation show that in several applications, including tasks previously thought to be doable [...]

March 26, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Abia government launches healthcare prepaid cards for residents

Abia State Government said it had developed healthcare prepaid cards to meet the health needs of citizens irrespective of status and location in the state. Called “Tele-Health Initiative’’ the state governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, announced while featuring on News Agency [...]

March 26, 2018 Government and politics

Bauchi polytechnic offers free tuition to persons living with disabilities

Bauchi polytechnic offers free tuition to persons living with disabilities: The Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic (ATAP) Bauchi, says it will waive tuition fees to persons with disabilities willing to study in the institution. The Rector of the Polytechnic, Dr Suleiman [...]

March 26, 2018 Education

Dapchi schoolboy freed by Boko Haram a ‘Pure water’ vendor

Here is the face of the Dapchi schoolboy, a pure water vendor captured by Boko Haram on 19 February, along with 111 schoolgirls. The boy came to the Dapchi Girls Secondary Science and Tech College to sell pure water, when [...]

March 26, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Senators insist on overriding Buhari’s veto over electoral act amendment bill

Senators pushing for the override of President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018 rose from a meeting in Lagos at the weekend dashing hopes of resolving the face off between the Senate and the President on [...]

March 26, 2018 Government and politics