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Daily Archives: July 17, 2019

Planet NEST is an emerging tech talent accelerator based in Akure

Planet NEST: The eventual goal for all students after secondary school is to gain admission into a tertiary institution. But this did not play well for Aboluwarin Kitan-David and Banjo Mofesola Paul who failed unified tertiary matriculation examination (UTME) several [...]

May 15, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

What your phone home screen says about you

Our phone home screens are easily customisable, and how we choose to organise them tells a lot about who we are. Like our work desks, our phone layouts reflect certain parts of our personalities. Many psychological studies have been carried [...]

May 15, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Lagos state government to convert Sabo Industrial Estate to an ICT Hub

The Lagos State Government, during a recent ministerial press briefing held in commemoration of the third year of the administration of Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode, revealed plans to transform the Sabo Industrial Estate, Yaba, into a technology hub. The framework, according to [...]

May 15, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Russia 2018: Plateau United goalie, Ajiboye vows to make Super Eagles final squad

Plateau United goalkeeper, Dele Ajiboye, has insisted he will give his all to make Nigeria’s final squad to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. He said this while reacting to his inclusion in the Gernot Rohr’s 30-man preliminary squad released [...]

May 15, 2018 Sports

Imo APC congress: What Okorocha told supporters

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has insisted on a fresh date for the All Progressives Congress (APC) ward congress. The governor, while addressing his loyalists, announced that there would be no LG congress in the state until the crisis of [...]

May 15, 2018 Government and politics

IGP Idris: Muslim group lambasts Senate

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has criticized the Nigerian Senate for declaring the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris Kpotum, ‘an enemy of democracy’ over the latter’s refusal to honour its invitation. Its Director, Prof Ishaq Akintola, in a statement [...]

May 15, 2018 Government and politics

Nigeria, others on alert as Ebola death toll rises to 19 in DRC

Nigeria and other sub-Saharan African countries are on high alert over risk of the ongoing Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) spreading to their territories. The World Health Organisation (WHO), in a statement yesterday, said [...]

May 15, 2018 Health issues

Rivers Assembly to petition UN, EU over invasion of judiciary

The Rivers State House of Assembly has resolved to write to the United Nations (UN) and the European Union (EU) over the recent attack on the state’s judiciary and what it described as ill treatment by the Federal Government. Hoodlums, [...]

May 15, 2018 Government and politics

FG promises early completion of N22.3b Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta expressway

The Federal Government has pledged early completion of Lagos-Ota-Abeokuta expressway to fasten socio-economic growth and international trade within Ogun and Lagos corridors. The rehabilitation and reconstruction of the about 80 kilometres road was last week awarded by the Federal Government [...]

May 15, 2018 Government and politics

Again Shiites members, police clash in Abuja

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) who were demanding the release of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, who has been in detention, yesterday clashed with the police in Abuja. The youths who were armed with stones , chased away [...]

May 15, 2018 Military

Judiciary needs men of honour to deal with executive recklessness, says CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen has said that the judiciary needs knowledgeable men of honour and integrity to deal with executive recklessness, adding that it is one of the available recourse against the abuse of executive [...]

May 15, 2018 Government and politics