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Daily Archives: January 23, 2020

House of Representatives wants cryptocurrency regulated in Nigeria

The lower chamber of the Nigerian National Assembly — the House of Representatives — has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Commission (NDIC) to come up with a regulatory framework for blockchain technology [...]

April 26, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

ICT projects in Nigeria got $50 million boost from development banks in 5 years

According to a recent report by the World Wide Web Foundation and Alliance for Affordable Internet, global and regional Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) invested about $ 50 million in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) projects in Nigeria between 2012 and [...]

April 26, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Android users can now share multiple photos and videos all at once on Instagram Stories

Instagram has announced new updates that will help its users share photos and videos on Instagram Stories with ease and it is only available to Android users, for now. Read more on [...]

April 26, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Wilder gives Anthony Joshua 24hours to accept $50million offer

Anthony Joshua has received an offer from Deontay Wilder, confirmed as a 50-50 split with a guarantee of $50m and has been given until midnight on Friday to respond. Joshua’s trainer Rob McCracken and promoter Eddie Hearn, received emails sent [...]

April 26, 2018 Sports

What Catholic priests, worshipers were doing before herdsmen struck

The two priests and worshipers died at St. Ignatius’ Catholic Church, Ayar in Benue state, were praying for a solution to the killings in the state, when suspected herdsmen struck on Tuesday. This was revealed by Jude Ortese, a reverend [...]

April 26, 2018 Government and politics

Dino Melaye finally speaks from hospital bed

The Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye has claimed he is being denied access to his family, lawyers and food. Melaye is currently on admission at the National Hospital in Abuja  after sustaining injuries while trying to escape from the police. The [...]

April 26, 2018 Government and politics

Africa News Roundup — April 26, 2018

Here are this week’s top news headlines about startups, entrepreneurship, innovation and tech around Africa. Swvl raises $ 8m Series A. In what will be the largest funding round ever for an Egyptian startup, public transport customisation platform, Swvl recently [...]

April 26, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Amaechi, Okorocha, others errand boys in APC, Buhari will handover to Islamic Yoruba – MASSOB

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, yesterday, said that Rochas Okorocha, Rotimi Amaechi, Dr. Chris Ngige and others from Igboland are just errand boys to the real ‘Islamic’ owners of the All Progressives Congress, [...]

April 26, 2018 Government and politics

Nigerian hackers steal thousands of dollars from shipping firms

Nigerian hackers, grouped as Gold Galleon, are menacing shipping firms and bleeding them of thousands of dollars. Network security firm Secureworks has red-flagged the group, whose focus appears solely to be the maritime industry. The group, according to a report [...]

April 26, 2018 Technology

Ugwuanyi visits rainstorm disaster victims

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has paid an on-the-spot assessment visit to scenes of the rainstorm that led to the destruction of about 100 homes, schools, a poultry farm and other public amenities at Agbogugu, Awgu Local Government Area [...]

April 26, 2018 Government and politics

El-Rufai signs law on child welfare, protection

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has signed into law a bill on Child Welfare and Protection, weeks after its passage by the Kaduna State House of Assembly. The Commissioner, Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajiya Hafsat Mohammad Baba, hinted that [...]

April 26, 2018 Government and politics

Club gets recognition from Rotary for N4.7 million donation against polio

The Rotary Club of Lekki Phase 1 has awarded 10 members of the Cycology Riding Club Lagos the honorary award of Paul Harris Fellows of the Rotary International for their tremendous support and donation of N4.7 million to the club [...]

April 26, 2018 Government and politics

Pharmacists seek end to health workers’ strike, deaths in hospitals

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to end the ongoing nationwide strike by the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and the Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations (AHPA). This followed concerns over the large number of [...]

April 26, 2018 Government and politics