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Daily Archives: February 20, 2019

3 things we remember about Yahoo Messenger as it sets to shut down in July

Yahoo Messenger will no longer be supported after July 17, 2018 and we cannot help but reminisce on the good old days of using the app. Read more on [...]

June 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Weekly Tech Events #22: forLoop Abeokuta, Hardware Nigeria meetup 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, 11th June 2018 to Monday, 18th June 2018. forLoop Abeokuta [...]

June 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Ventures Platform Foundation and British Council take Office Hours to Enugu

As part of our goal to support Nigerian and African Entrepreneurs, Ventures Platform Foundation, will be hosting Office Hours in Enugu. This programme is in partnership with the British Council. The Ventures Platform Foundation Office hours is a thematic business [...]

June 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

This is Nigeria’s first ever Artificial Intelligence Hub

Mr Bayo Adekanmbi explains that the focus of the hub is to impact on the student, bringing the best of the industry knowledge that is available to support them. Read more on [...]

June 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

There is a renewable energy plant and academy in Kaduna State

On the 5th of April 2018, Nigeria’s first renewable energy academy and solar plant launched in Kaduna State. Blue Camel Renewable Energy Assembly Plant and Academy is located in Kakuri, a residential suburb in Kaduna South Local Government. On a [...]

June 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Innoson speaks first time after flooring GTB, explains Supreme Court ruling

The Chief Executive Officer, CEO, and Chairman of Innoson group of companies, Innocent Chukwuma, has spoken up for the first time after winning a court case with Guarantee Trust Bank, GTB. DAILY POST had reported on Thursday that the automobile [...]

June 11, 2018 Business

MKO Abiola’s daughter blasts Obasanjo for not honouring father, reveals how he became president

A daughter of the late MKO Abiola, Tundun, on Sunday said it was not by election that former president Olusegun Obasanjo got into office in 1999. She believes that Obasanjo was handpicked by the then military regime, to compensate the [...]

June 11, 2018 Government and politics

Ras Kimono sang for political awakening – Shehu Sani reacts to reggae icon’s death

The Senator representing Kaduna Central district, Shehu Sani has joined many Nigerians in mourning the death of legendary reggae artiste, Ras Kimono. The reggae legend passed away on Sunday morning in Lagos.  The Kaduna lawmaker, on his Twitter page, said Ras [...]

June 11, 2018 Government and politics

Idongesit Nkanga warns FG of impending anarchy

The Chairman of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, Air Commodore Idongesit Nkanga, a former military administrator of Akwa Ibom State, has criticised a statement credited to Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, over the anti-open grazing law in some states in [...]

June 11, 2018 Government and politics

What Tinubu told MKO Abiola’s family about Buhari

National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari as a democrat. Tinubu spoke when he received the wives and children of the late Abiola who were on a “thank you visit” to [...]

June 11, 2018 Government and politics

Africa News Roundup — June 11, 2018

Here are last weekend’s top headlines on startups, entrepreneurship, innovation and tech from around Africa. Social media regulations in Egypt It appear Egypt wants to follow in the footsteps of Uganda and Tanzania, as there are reports that a new [...]

June 11, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

2019: Goodluck Jonathan’s kinsmen dump ex-president, root for APC

The kinsmen of former president Goodluck Jonathan are now rooting for the All Progressives Congress, APC, come 2019. The people of Jonathan’s Bayelsa East senatorial district have thrown their weight behind the APC ahead of the 2019 National Assembly elections. [...]

June 11, 2018 Government and politics

Why troops are still deployed in Niger Delta, by DHQ

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said that troops in the oil-rich Niger Delta region remain deployed to take care of unforeseen developments. The military high command restated that the presence of troops gives confidence to investors and businesses to remain [...]

June 11, 2018 Military

FG wants to frame me for gunrunning using a Lebanese, Wike alleges

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, said he has uncovered a sinister scheme by the Federal Government to frame him up for gunrunning using a Lebanese businessman. Wike who had recently accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government of [...]

June 11, 2018 Government and politics

Restructure now if you’re sincere, elders tell Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day is a mere political stunt. To prove it isn’t, the leader must return the country to true federalism. This was the position of some elder statesmen, who bared their minds [...]

June 11, 2018 Government and politics