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Daily Archives: July 23, 2018

Registration of and was not a crime

Cyberspace law and policy expert, Timi Olagunju, tells us why he believes Section 25, subsection 2 of the Cybercrime Act does not outrightly criminalise the controversial registration of Nigeria Air country code top level domains. Read more on [...]

July 23, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

CowryWise joins the ranks of Nigerian companies accepted into Y Combinator

CowryWise last week announced it has been accepted into YCombinator Summer 2018 Batch, where it will hope to get their company into the best possible shape. Read more on [...]

July 23, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

Nigerian startups still thrive almost exclusively on foreign investment

Based on funding activities in the first and second quarter of 2018, the survival of the Nigerian internet startup space is still at the mercy of foreign investment. Could this be attributed to a lack of financial muscle on the [...]

July 23, 2018 Technology Business & StartUps

People living above eighth floor less likely to die early

A new research has revealed that living in a high-rise flat could be the secret to a long and healthy life. New research shows the higher the floor you live on, the greater your life expectancy. Experts at the University [...]

July 23, 2018 Government and politics

Lagos PDP chieftain shot dead by suspected thugs

The police in Lagos State have arrested five suspects after a shooting incident that claimed the life of a leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Aborishade Adeniyi, during the party’s meeting in the state. According to police sources, Adeniyi, [...]

July 23, 2018 Incidents

Islamic clerics, monarchs worship in Kaduna ECWA church

Over 50 Islamic clerics and traditional leaders yesterday worshipped with their Christian counterparts at the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) gospel church in Kaduna to promote religious tolerance and peaceful co-existence. The Muslim clerics and the monarchs were in the [...]

July 23, 2018 Religion

Ambode extends ‘operation restore sanity to Lagos roads’

The order by the Lagos State government to remove all containerised trucks and tankers parked along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway has been extended by 48 hours. Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson, disclosed this after monitoring the progress of the exercise. [...]

July 23, 2018 Technology

PDP executive council meets over coalition with other parties

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Executive Committee (NEC) will today meet in Abuja to review issues arising from the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) it signed with 38 other political parties two weeks ago. The Guardian gathered from the party’s [...]

July 23, 2018 Government and politics

Osinbajo, Kasali harp on girls’ education to eradicate poverty

Wife of the Vice President, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, and founder, Diamond Lights Women Empowerment Initiatives, Mrs. Adefunke Kasali, have said educating girls is one of the best approaches to eradicating poverty and crime, as well as enhancing development in the [...]

July 23, 2018 Government and politics

Keep enterprising spirit alive, Buhari tells Jos market victims

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday urged victims of the fire incident in Jos Terminus market in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State to move beyond their losses, by keeping their enterprising spirit alive. On Saturday morning, a section of [...]

July 23, 2018 Government and politics

Atiku, others remember Coomassie at Fidau prayers

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and former Ogun State governor, Gbenga Daniel, were among dignitaries who visited Katsina State yesterday for the third-day Fidau prayers of the late Ibrahim Ahmadu Coomassie. Coomassie, a former Inspector General of Police (IGP) and [...]

July 23, 2018 Government and politics

Army repels terrorist attack in Yobe

Troops of 233 Battalion of the Nigerian Army at the weekend killed scores of Boko Haram insurgents in a fierce gun battle while repelling an attack on a military patrol team at Sasawa community in Yobe State. Sasawa is a [...]

July 23, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Traffic mayors hold workshop for Lagos drivers

In a bid to complement government’s effort at curbing the menace of traffic in the metropolis, as well as reduce the number of avoidable road crashes, the Special Traffic Mayors (STM) Corps at the weekend held a one-day public enlightenment [...]

July 23, 2018 Transportation