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Daily Archives: October 21, 2019

Interswitch launches innovation lab to help Makoko kids learn STEM skills

Interswitch launches innovation lab to help Makoko kids learn STEM skills

Digital payments giant, Interswitch has partnered with Slum2School, a Lagos-based NGO focused on providing educational opportunities for kids in disadvantaged communities, to build a STEM and innovation lab in the Makoko area of Lagos. Makoko is located on the coast [...]

May 18, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
Social Media Roundup: Otedola with the molue

Social Media Roundup: Otedola with the molue

This week on social media; Femi Otedola takes a molue ride in Lagos, Borno state Governor is addressing the dearth of shoe shiners in the state and more stories. Read more on Techpoint.ng Techpoint.ng [...]

May 18, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps
A glimpse into the future of Nigeria’s tech scene

A glimpse into the future of Nigeria’s tech scene

… MTN partners with tech savvy brands to promote young talent and future tech The maiden edition of TechFest, themed ‘Spark Your Curiosity’ brought together thousands of digerati (tech enthusiasts) and creative minds to explore, debate and proffer technological solutions to [...]

May 18, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

We’ve made Okorocha politically irrelevant, says Imo APC stakeholders

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Imo stakeholders have said that they have made Gov. Rochas Okorocha politically irrelevant in their determination to rescue the party from imminent collapse in the state. Dr Theo Ekechi, who spoke to newsmen after a [...]

May 18, 2018 Government and politics

National Housing Programme creating employment for youths, says Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, says the National Housing Programme initiated by the Federal Government has yielded its first expected result of creating employment for youths.Fashola said this on Friday in Owerri during an inspection [...]

May 18, 2018 Government and politics
Global LinkUP: PayPal is acquiring a startup for $2.2 billion

Global LinkUP: PayPal is acquiring a startup for $2.2 billion

The Global Linkup is a summary roundup of important tech news curated from around the world. On this week’s edition of the global news round-up, PayPal is acquiring a Swedish payments provider, babies are no longer named Alexa, Facebook stories [...]

May 18, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Why Northern governors will sack many teachers after 2019 elections – El Rufai

Governor Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna State has said that the recent mass sack of teachers in Kaduna will also be carried out in other northern states after the 2019 elections.   It would be recalled that the Kaduna State Government [...]

May 18, 2018 Government and politics

2019: Northern Elders urge Bafarawa to run for presidency

Some northern elders in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have urged former Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, to contest for the presidency in next year’s election. A PDP youth leader from the Northwest told The Guardian, that Bafarawa [...]

May 18, 2018 Government and politics

Court stops Ikoyi registry from conducting marriages

The Lagos State Government has secured a court injunction restraining the Federal Government’s owned Registry in Ikoyi from conducting marriages. It held that it was unconstitutional for the Federal Government to be usurping the power of the State Government and [...]

May 18, 2018 Law

Ekiti guber: Ex governorship candidate, Osekita dumps AD, roots for Fayemi

A former Ekiti governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy in 2014, Oluseyi Osekita, has dumped his party for the All Progressives Congress, APC. Osekita said he and his supporters were leaving the party for the APC because of “a [...]

May 18, 2018 Government and politics

Why I empowered youths with shoe police kits, oranges – Borno commissioner

The Borno State Commissioner for Higher Education and aspirant for the house of representatives in 2019, Usman Jaha (Babawo) has revealed why he distributed kits with shoe polish, bags of oranges and other items to youths in Gwoza as part [...]

May 18, 2018 Military

APC stakeholders move against Okorocha

The Imo stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), say they have made Governor Rochas Okorocha politically irrelevant. Dr Theo Ekechi, who spoke to newsmen after a closed-door meeting with the APC national leadership on Thursday in Abuja, said the [...]

May 18, 2018 Government and politics

What opposition needs to defeat Buhari – Olusegun Adeniyi

The former Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Olusegun Adeniyi, on Thursday said that Nigeria needs cohesion of opposition parties to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. According to him, the opposition parties [...]

May 18, 2018 Government and politics

Otedola denies rumours of governorship ambition

The chairman of Forte Oil, Femi Otedola, has denied claims that he is seeking to contest for Lagos State governorship seat in 2019. Reports started making the rounds that the oil mogul will join politics after posting a video of [...]

May 18, 2018 Government and politics