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  • Fashola: We’ve Concluded Plans to Reintroduce Toll Gates Nationwide - Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, says the federal government has concluded the plan to reintroduce toll gates on various highways across the country. He said this on Thursday while speaking at an interactive session with the senate committee on the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA). Fashola said...
  • How FIFA Dashed Nigerians Hope After Win against Argentina - Reactions have continued to trail FIFA’s latest ranking released on Thursday among Nigerians. Nigeria dropped nine places in the latest World Ranking, despite defeating Argentina 4-2 in an international friendly in Krasnodar, Russia in November 14. The Nigerians were displeased wand described the October ranking as “unfortunate,”, “disappointing” and “not deserving”....
  • Full Time: PSG 7-1 Celtic, Basel 1-0 Man Utd & Juve 0-0 Barca - Basel 1-0 Manchester United What drama late on here! With a minute to go Manchester United’s resolve finally deserts them as a back post cross is tapped home by Michael Lang. A minute away from finishing top of the group, United are now set to enter the final matchday with a...
  • Chelsea Beats Qarabag 4-0, Reaches Champions League last 16 - Willian scored twice in a 4-0 victory over 10-man Qarabag in the Wednesday UEFA Champions League. The win assured Chelsea of a top-two finish in Group C and left the 2012 European champion with a two-point lead over Roma, which plays Atletico Madrid later. The match turned on the 19th-minute...
  • Army Mandates Personnel to Learn Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba Before 2019 - The Nigerian army has ordered its personnel to learn the three basic Nigerian languages of Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba. In a statement on Wednesday, Sani Usman, a brigadier-general and army spokesman, said the directive is part of the army’s new language policy aimed at fostering better communication with the populace....

Fashola: We’ve Concluded Plans to Reintroduce Toll Gates Nationwide

Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, says the federal government has concluded the plan to reintroduce toll gates on various highways across the country. He said this on Thursday while speaking at an ...

Army Mandates Personnel to Learn Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba Before 2019

The Nigerian army has ordered its personnel to learn the three basic Nigerian languages of Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba. In a statement on Wednesday, Sani Usman, a brigadier-general and army spokesman, said the directive is pa...

JAMB Postpones Sale of 2018 Application Documents

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday said it has postponed the sale of its 2018 application forms for intending candidates. The Board disclosed this in a statement, signed by its Head of Media, ...

Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe Resigns, Ends 37-year Rule

CELEBRATION IN STREETS AFTER zIMBABWE’S MUGABE RESIGNS Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s President on Tuesday, a week after the army and his former political allies moved against him, ending 37 his years of ru...

Breaking: I’m Still in Charge, says Mugabe in Sunday Live...

Zimbabwe President, Robetrt Mugabe in a live broadcast on Sunday said he still holds his position as the president of the embattled nation. Mugabe’s speech was a disappointment for citizens that have massively call...

TECH/TELECOMS

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More Women Needed in Nigerian Tech Space — WTEC

The Women’s Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC) on Monday said more women needed to key into the Nigerian tech space to accelerate the nation’s socio-economic development. The Executive Director, Mrs Oreo...

Nokia Tackles Fast Battery Consumption with Nokia 2

Mr Joseph Umunakwe, General Manager (West, East and Central Africa), HMD Global – on Tuesday said that Nokia 2 had tackled fast battery consumption. In a statement in Lagos, Umunakwe said that Nokia 2 battery...

Uber Adds New Feature for Driver-partners on App

Uber on Monday announced Paid Wait Time, another impactful feature to its App, to make the Uber experience more productive (and less stressful) for driver-partners and their riders. Uber is committed to putting...

Innovation: OAU Student Wins Data Science Nigeria Bootcamp Hackathon

Adeola Balogun, a young female 400-level Computer Science undergraduate from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, has emerged the winner of the Data Science Nigeria (DSN) Bootcamp Hackathon. Balogun like o...

Five Ways To Make Your Laptop Battery Last Longer

 We have all been in that position where our laptop battery starts to malfunction; that moment when a 10-hour battery life device depreciates to serving you for one hour or less. Insight from the Research and ...

Nigeria Company Wins West Africa IT Infrastructure Award

Internet Solutions Nigeria Ltd. (ISN), a leading Systems Integrator & Connectivity Provider, has added another award to its collection as it wins the West Africa’s Best IT Infrastructure Service Provider ...

e-BUSINESS

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NCC Moves to Protect Telecom Facilities

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the protection of telecommunication facilities in the co...

YUDALA COMMITS TO BEST PRICES ON BLACK FRIDAY SALES

As Nigerians look forward to the global celebration of this year’s Black Friday on Friday November 24th 2017, Nigeria’s pioneer online and offline e-commerce company, Yudala  (www.yudala.com) has restated ...

Facebook to Open Hub for Innovators in Nigeria

Popular online social media platform, Facebook, on Wednesday disclosed it has finalized plans to open first community hub in Nigeria. The hub is to be known as “NG_Hub from Facebook’’. Facebook’s Head ...

Glo, Airtel Jostle to Acquire 9Mobile, Set to Submit $150m...

Globacom Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s second largest network operator founded in 2003 by business mogul, Chief Michael Adenuga and India’s Bharti Airtel, operating as Airtel in Nigeria are close to acquire 9m...

Uber to Buy Thousands of Volvo Cars for Self-driving Flee

Taxi agency, Uber, says it will purchase many thousands of Volvo off-road vehicles to build up fleet of self-driving cars. “The vehicles are set to be delivered between 2019 and 2021,’’ Volvo announced on...

Nigeria Wants Foreign IT Firms to be Registered

The Computer Professional Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN) wants foreign Information Technology (IT) firms to register so as to check malpractices in the sector. Prof. Allwell Achumba, Registrar of the cou...

SPORTS

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How FIFA Dashed Nigerians Hope After Win against Argentina

Reactions have continued to trail FIFA’s latest ranking released on Thursday among Nigerians. Nigeria dropped nine places in the latest World Ranking, despite defeating Argentina 4-2 in an international friendly i...

Full Time: PSG 7-1 Celtic, Basel 1-0 Man Utd &...

Basel 1-0 Manchester United What drama late on here! With a minute to go Manchester United’s resolve finally deserts them as a back post cross is tapped home by Michael Lang. A minute away from finishing top of th...

Chelsea Beats Qarabag 4-0, Reaches Champions League last 16

Willian scored twice in a 4-0 victory over 10-man Qarabag in the Wednesday UEFA Champions League. The win assured Chelsea of a top-two finish in Group C and left the 2012 European champion with a two-point lead over Roma...

FULL TIME: Man City, Real Madrid, Tottenham, Leipzig, Napoli Win

Tuesday UEFA Champions league actions just ended. It was rain of goals and unbelievable thrillers of the Tuesday UEFA Champions league. See table below for goal updates at full time. Sevilla 3-3 Liverpool THIRD GOAL (SE...

NFF ‘Fear the Worst’ as Leon Balogun Undergoes Fresh Surgery

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) might have feared the worst as Super eagles dependable defender Leon Balogun went to surgery. The Glasshouse, has learnt, got shocked and worried before placing a call to ascertain the s...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Nigerian Singer Burna Boy, on the RUN over Alleged Robbery

Nigerian Singer and Dancehall star, Damini Ogulu a.k.a Burna Boy, is on the run over alleged robbery and battery. The songwriter was alleged to have battered and robbed his fellow musician Mr 2Kay, at gun point...

AFRIMA, Nigeria / Argentina Match Dominate Google Search

Sunday’s All African Music Award ( AFRIMA ) and the Nigeria/Argentina football match dominated searches on the internet search engine, Google, this week. Google’s Spokesman, Mr Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, made thi...

Serena Williams Wedding Thursday in New Orleans – CONGRATULATION!

SERENA Williams rarely loses at tennis and she’s proven that she has one love. The 36-year-old is marrying her fiancé Alexis Ohanian this week. So here’s what we know about the big day… REUT...

Psquare Puts ‘Squareville’ Mansion for Sale

The popular ‘Squareville’ mansion in Lagos, home of embattled Psquare brothers, Paul and Peter Okoye, has allegedly hit the market for sale. Perhaps the Psquare brothers have finally decided to sell their j...

POLITICS

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Zimbabwe: Robert Mugabe Resigns, Ends 37-year Rule

CELEBRATION IN STREETS AFTER zIMBABWE’S MUGABE RESIGNS Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s President on Tuesday, a week after the army and his former political allies moved against him, ending 37 his y...

Breaking: I’m Still in Charge, says Mugabe in Sunday Live...

Zimbabwe President, Robetrt Mugabe in a live broadcast on Sunday said he still holds his position as the president of the embattled nation. Mugabe’s speech was a disappointment for citizens that have mass...

Why I Want To Be PDP National Chairman — Dokpesi

The founder of Daar Communications, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, says he is vying for the PDP chairmanship position to return the party to power in 2019 and help foster unity among Nigerians. Dokpesi stated this on M...

Bola Tinubu Declines to Speak on Buhari’s Re-election

A national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Monday declined to speak  on the current clamour for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election. Tinubu was at the Presidentia...