Millions of Naira won as Zenith Bank’s Tech Fair ends

November 24, 2023 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The Third Edition of the Zenith Bank Tech Fair, themed “Future Forward 3.0”, which was held on November 23-24, 2023, at the Eko Convention Centre, Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos has concluded with the winner taking home a grand prize of N20 million.  The over 500 contestants that participated in the Zenith Hackathon (Zecathon), Sync, a team collaboration Read More

We’re paving way for tech’s brightest future using Xplore – Lognetics

September 19, 2023 David Agba 0

The Chief Executive Officer of Lognetics, Light Ihesiulo, has said his company’s annual flagship tech event, Xplore will revolutionise Nigeria’s tech space. Ihesiulo, who disclosed this in a statement, said Xplore serves as a fertile ground for the convergence of ideas, innovations, and opportunities, fostering an environment where brilliant minds collide and transformative concepts emerge. According to him, ‘‘in a Read More

Terrorism: UN charter, not charity, must undergird future partnerships – Tinubu

September 1, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Bola Tinubu has tasked the United Nations to be more practical in supporting Nigeria in the fight against terrorism, in view of the rippling effect on global peace, displacements of people, and rising poverty. In an audience with the Under-Secretary General of the United Nations Office on Counter Terrorism, Mr. Vladimir Voronkov, at the State House in Abuja, President Read More

Climate change: AXA’s report unveils the path to a resilient future

August 24, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

In a world where the climate is rapidly evolving, the intricate relationship between re/insurance companies and the dynamic risks posed by these changes has never been more crucial. AXA, a leading name in the industry, delves deep into this critical intersection of climate and commerce in their insightful report titled “The Risks Associated with a Changing Climate.” This groundbreaking report Read More

Nigeria’s crypto future still cloudy despite tokenisation push

June 1, 2023 Blessing Anaro 0

More than two years after clamping down on crypto trading, Nigerian authorities are mulling plans to roll out tokenized coins on exchanges. Tokenized coin offerings, a form of digital fundraising in which assets like real estate, stocks, and bonds are tokenized and sold on blockchain platforms, allow investors fractional ownership in the underlying asset. The new pilot involves the creation Read More

CSO engages youth in post election lectures 

March 28, 2023 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

A civil society organisation on the platform of Peace For Free Initiative, Tuesday, engaged Ebonyi youth in a post election lecture. The organisation noted that the youth have increased their political participation for good governance in the country. The founder of the organisation, Chris Kalu, stated this in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state capital, during its lecture series. He noted that this year’s Read More

Again, FCT natives demand governorship state assembly 

March 20, 2023 Paul Okah 0

Original inhabitants in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have, once again, called on the federal government and the National Assembly to establish gubernatorial and state assembly positions for the FCT.  They made the demand under the aegis of Attachi, a Socio-cultural organization that documents and advocates for cultural intrigues, rights and social development of the Abuja natives.  Chairman of the Read More

Stop opposing CJN Ariwoola or attract wrath of Allah, cleric warns 

December 27, 2022 Bayo Agboola 0

The Chief Imam of Iseyin, Alhaji Akeem Babatunde Olajori, Tuesday, warned those playing politics with the future of Nigeria by attacking the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Kayode Ariwoola. Alhaji Olajori said this in Iseyin while speaking at a special Muslim prayer organised by the former chairman of Iseyin local government, Alhaji Saheed Alaran for the Chief Justice of Read More

FCMB Flexxtern Season 6: 30 graduates get internship placements

December 6, 2022 David Agba 0

First City Monument Bank (FCMB), has again uplifted and provided 30 recent graduates, aged 18 to 30, with the opportunity to acquire work experience through its annual Flexxtern internship programme. Outstanding participants get retained as full-time employees at the end of their three-month internship period. Initiated to provide unique opportunities for learning outside of academic settings, and expose young Nigerians Read More

FG to amend law on varsities’ autonomy as NUC unveils new curriculum 

December 6, 2022 Uji A. Iliyasu 0

The Federal Government has expressed its readiness to amend relevant laws to give autonomy to Nigerian universities  to ensure stable academic calendar.  Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, made this known Monday in Abuja at an event organised by the National Universities Commission (NUC) to mark its 60th anniversary and the launch of Core Curriculum Minimum Academics Standards (CIMAS). Represented Read More

2023: Tinubu most competent presidential candidate – Sanusi 

December 4, 2022 Bayo Agboola 0

The Otun- Apesinola of Ibadanland, Chief Dotun Sanusi, weekend described the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, as the most competent of all the presidential candidates for the 2023 polls.  Chief Sanusi stated this weekend at a  ‘National Prayer for Bola Tinubu’s Endorsement’ held at Ilaji Hotels and Sports Resorts in Ona-Ara area of Ibadan during which Read More

2023: Promises of democratic development undermined – Jega

December 2, 2022 Adeola Akinbobola 0

Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, has said that Nigeria is at a very critical junction when the promises of democratic development are being systemically undermined and eroded. Prof Jega stated this in an interview with journalists at a colloquium in honour of Senior fellow of Center of Democracy Development (CDD), Professor Adele Jinadu, Read More

Obasanjo to Nigerian youth: Don’t allow those messing up your future succeed

November 25, 2022 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

   Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has challenged Nigerian youths to engage in activities that would change the African narrative. Apart from the participation guaranteeing a better future for the young generation, Obasanjo said it would also not allow those messing up the future of the youth to succeed. He spoke Thursday in Abeokuta, Ogun state, at the third edition of the presidential Read More

ADP ‘ll rescue Anambra from APGA’s bondage -Yabagi Sani

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

National chairman of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) Engr Yabagi Yusuf Sani, has said his party has prepared a blueprint that will rescue Anambra state from what he described as bondage of the ruling All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and other political parties. Sani also expressed confidence that his party will emerged victorious in the forthcoming governorship election. Speaking at Read More

ADP ‘ll rescue Anambra from APGA’s bondage – Yabagi Sani

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

National chairman of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) Engr. Yabagi Yusuf Sani, has said his party has prepared a blueprint that will rescue Anambra state from what he described as ‘bondage imposed by the ruling All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and other political parties. Sani also expressed confidence that his party will emerged victorious in the forthcoming governorship election. Speaking Read More

CBN’s footprints in education sector

October 24, 2021 Kelvin Gilbert 0

  It goes without saying that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) under the leadership of Mr. Godwin Emefiele as governor, has impacted Nigeria’s developmental strides more than any other in recent history of the bank. The apex bank’s intervention programmes in various sectors of the economy including the creation of a N100 billion targeted credit facility; N100 billion health Read More

Nigeria, Ukraine meet over baliterial relationship in field of education

September 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

In a bid to lift the nation’s educational system, the Nigerian and Ukrainian governments have met in Abuja to discuss modalities of developing bilateral relationship between both countries.  This is even as both countries have intensified talks on cooperation and signing of agreements with focus on Ukranian experience. Hosting a  delegation of Ukraine Embassy in Nigeria together with Ukrainian Center Read More

Imposition of candidates ‘ll destroy APC come 2023 – APC chieftain

September 8, 2021 Andrew Ojih 0

 A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Ben Adaji, Wednesday, warned the party to stay clear of imposition of candidates for the position of party leadership on the heels to the 2023 general elections. The APC chieftain gave the advice while speaking to newsmen in Jalingo.Adaji who contested in 2015 and 2019 for the Ankpa, Omala and Olamaboro Read More

2023: Group endorses ex-Bauchi gov Mu’azu for president

September 8, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A group, ‘The North-South United Movement’ has called on former governor of Bauchi state, Ahmed Mu’azu to run for president come 2023, describing him as a leader with a difference who can lead the nation to greater height.  In a press statement made available to journalists in Bauchi, leader of the group, Ambassador Ken Akpan, stated that Mu’azu governed Bauchi Read More

Historic! Team Nigeria finishes in third position as curtains fall on World U-20 Athletics Championship (PICTURES)

August 22, 2021 Editor 0

Team Nigeria won a gold and bronze medal on the final day to cap up a remarkable performance at the World Athletics U20 Championships in Nairobi, Kenya. Nigeria finished the Championships third on the medals’ table among the 200 competing countries. The 4×400m and 4×100m women relay teams accounted for the final day medals that increased Nigeria’s haul to four Read More

NYSC will continue to prosecute fake graduates – DG

August 18, 2021 Uji Abdullahi Iliyasu 0

The Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, has again restated that the scheme would not bow to pressure to compromise its mobilisation process, so anyone caught with fake certificates during registration would be prosecuted as enshrined in the NYSC Act. General Ibrahim disclosed this Wednesday when he hosted the Registrar/CEO of Health Records Officials Registration Board Read More

Cristiano Ronaldo opens up on ‘new club destination’ talks

August 18, 2021 Admin III 0

Rumours over Cristiano Ronaldo potentially leaving Juventus have been rife in recent days, so much so that the player himself has come out to clarify the talk about his future. The Portuguese international had been linked with a return to Real Madrid among other top European clubs, but the player himself has stated that his chapter with Los Blancos is Read More

Anambra: APC’s chances of landslide victory certain – Buni

August 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Chairman Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, said the chances of his party in winning the forthcoming governorship election with a landslide victory has increased. Buni stated this Tuesday in Abuja while inaugurating National Campaign Committee of the party head by governor Hope Uzodinma as chairman. Other party Read More