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  • IWOBI Stars in Nollywood Movie “INPADISU” – Official - Super Eagles and Arsenal football player Alex Iwobi has made a debut in Nollywood. The official trailer of the Nollywood movie were the 22-year-old featured was released on Thursday. Source close to the Nigerian international confirmed that Iwobi was a major character of the yet to be released movie titled;...
  • Nickelodeon’s Superstar Characters Live in Nigeria Again - Nickelodeon’s superstar characters – the world’s most popular, irreverent sea sponge, SpongeBob Square Pants; Adventure Bay’s intrepid pups, Skye, Rubble Marshall and Chase from Paw Patrol: the feisty and fun Dora the Explorer have been scheduled for a new fun show in Nigeria.It has been confirmed that the Dora’s animal rescuer cousin, Diego and her...
  • Lagos to roll out 300 new BRT buses Oct. 1 - Lagos State Government says it has taken delivery of 300 new buses into its Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) fleet to boost public transportation services in the state. The Commissioner for Transportation, Ladi Lawanson, said in Lagos that the new buses were part of the 800 buses paid for by the...
  • Eko DISCO to eradicate “crazy bills” – official - The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Thursday expressed its determination to improve on its estimated billing system to reduce incidence of “crazy bills”. Mr Godwin Idemudia, its General Manager (Corporate Communications), expressed this optimism in Lagos. Idemudia said that the company had included metering of Distribution Transformers (DT) to...
  • Freezing customers’ bank accounts over tax payment default, threat to economy- LCCI - The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Thursday decried freezing of customers’ bank accounts based on “disputed tax assessments’’ by Federal Internal Revenue Service. The Director-General of LCCI, Mr Muda Yusuf, also described the new tax revenue recovery strategy adopted by FIRS as damaging to the economy. “The...

Lagos to roll out 300 new BRT buses Oct. 1

Lagos State Government says it has taken delivery of 300 new buses into its Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) fleet to boost public transportation services in the state. The Commissioner for Transportation, Ladi Lawanson, said in ...

Eko DISCO to eradicate “crazy bills” – official

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Thursday expressed its determination to improve on its estimated billing system to reduce incidence of “crazy bills”. Mr Godwin Idemudia, its General Manager (Corpo...

U. S. Embassy may resume Abuja consular services after Eid-El-Kabir...

The U.S. Embassy has said that the suspended consular services in Abuja may resume after the Eid-el-Kabir holidays. The embassy stated this in an updated information on its website on Thursday in Abuja. The embassy had i...

Eid-el-Kabir: FG declares Tuesday, Wednesday, public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, Aug. 21, and Wednesday, Aug. 22 as public holidays to celebrate the 2018 Eid-el-Kabir. The Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on...

2019: Al-Mustapha mulls joining Presidential race

Hamza Al-Mustapha, former Chief Security Officer to late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, says he will join the presidential race if prevailed upon by Nigerians to do so. Al-Mustapha gave the indication Wednesday in ...

TECH/TELECOMS

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WhatsApp to start charging business users

Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) WhatsApp messenger service will start charging businesses for sending marketing and customer service messages, it said on Wednesday, as the social network company’s flagship brand face...

Nigeria: CPN Adopts March 31 as National IT Day

NewsatchNigeria can report that every year on March 31, is National Information Technology Day in Nigeria. This has been adopted by Information Technology professionals at the 2018 Computer Professionals (Regis...

Data Centre: MainOne-MDXI Receives Tier III Constructed Facility Certification

MainOne has gotten Tier III Constructed Facility certification (TCCF) for its Data Centre subsidiary, MDXI. The network, internet solution provider received the premium certificate at Uptime Institute. With thi...

Carrot.ng Berths, Simplifies Access to Estate Planning Online

Carrot Technologies Limited, a digital company with  disruptive solution for seamless estate planning for Africa. The innovative Company has a mission to simplify access to estate planning online for everyone,...

Startup Conference: Techpoint Inspired Holds, Partners HMD Global

As part of efforts to encourage technological innovation and motivate tech startups in Nigeria, HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, have thrown its weight behind the 2018 annual Techpoint Inspired conference;...

Interswitch, Slum2School donate STEM lab to pupils in Lagos slum

STEM Interswitch Group in collaboration with Slum2School Africa has donated an innovation laboratory at a public school located in a slum in Lagos to bring technology education nearer to pupils in shantytowns. ...

e-BUSINESS

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MTN, 12 banks sign N200b medium term loan facility

Mobile telephone operator MTN on Wednesday signed a seven-year N200 billion medium term loan agreement with a consortium of 12 banks. The Chief Executive Officer of MTN Nigeria, Mr Ferdi Moolman, who made the d...

Access Bank Makes Banking Seamless on WhatsApp

Access Bank has deepened its innovation on providing easy banking experience in Nigeria  The lender is using WhatsApp social media platform to bring banking relationship managers closer to its customers. Custo...

Facebook: Smart Women Can Unlock N19.7Billion for Nigeria’s Economy

Women who want to start their own businesses have the potential to boost the Nigerian economy by N19.7 billion, according to research released by Facebook. The study, conducted by Development Economics on behal...

Digital Tech: ‘Adapt or Die’, X3M Ideas Tells Businesses

…Just Like The Dragons – You’ll Only Win When You Evolve Chief Executive Officer, X3M Ideas, Steve Babaeko has echoed a mantra; Adapt or Die, to drive home the awareness that digital technology ha...

SystemSpecs: Beyond ICT & Fintech, Now CSR

Access to good education and health remains a major challenge for a lot of Nigerians in ways that threaten the future of the country. Although the onus of transformation lies heavily on the public sector, a lot...

E-Commerce: ‘KONGA, A COMPANY TO WATCH’

With its trendy innovations, style, quality of creative staff and show of confidence, Konga has been described by compere on the night, IK Osakioduwa as a company to watch closely as a pride to Nigerian corpora...

SPORTS

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World Cup: Prayer conscious Falconets dream Q/final victory over Spain

Gallant and spiritual on and off the pitch of play, each player of the Super Falconets of Nigeria are not in anyway less adrift from their faith to be victorious, as they get set for their Quarter-final clash against Spa...

Victor Moses retires from Super Eagles at 27

Tells Rohr to Groom New Eagles Tells Rohr to groom young players Victor Moses has retired from international football. The Chelsea winger made his decision not to continue with the Super Eagles of Nigeria known on Wednes...

Aruna Quadri is 2018 ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open Champion

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri has won the 2018 Seamaster International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Challenge Nigeria Open. The 30-year-old defeated Anthonio Hachard of France 4-2 in the men’s singles to emerge the winner...

Ronaldo Scores 8 Minutes into Juventus Debut

Cristiano Ronaldo lived up to expectation on Sunday in his debut for Juventus as it took him just eight minutes hit to get it debut goal. Juventus fans were all smiles and dance to see what they came for: A Cristiano Ron...

Ronaldo in Hospital, Down with Flu

Retired Brazilian striker Ronaldo has been hospitalised with pneumonia on the Spanish holiday island of Ibiza and is recovering well, a local newspaper reported Sunday (Aug 12). The 41-year-old, widely considered one of ...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Nickelodeon’s Superstar Characters Live in Nigeria Again

Nickelodeon’s superstar characters – the world’s most popular, irreverent sea sponge, SpongeBob Square Pants; Adventure Bay’s intrepid pups, Skye, Rubble Marshall and Chase from Paw Patrol: the fe...

Olamide drops new video `Motigbana’

Afro-beat crooner Olamide “Badoo” Adedeji has released a video for his latest single “Motigbana” a day after dropping the official audio. The YBNL boss made the announcement on his official twitter acco...

MTV VMAS 2018: Jennifer Lopez for Michael Jackson Video Vanguard...

Jennifer Lopez Organisers have announced that global superstar Jennifer Lopez will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2018 MTV VMAs. She is also set to perform live at this year’s show ...

How ’33’ Export Celebrated World Friendship Day in Calabar

World Friendship Day is a day set aside to celebrate the values of friendship and this year Nigerians were not left behind in the global celebration. “33” Export, lead the celebration trail in Calabar on th...

POLITICS

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‘One million Oshiomholes cannot remove me from office’ says Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has fired some shots at Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). This comes one day after he vowed not to descend into the gutter with the rul...

Where are all the women in Nigerian politics?

A young Nigerian girl walks past election posters, some showing the winning presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari, in Kaduna, Nigeria on 30 March 2015. In Nigeria, women are battling for equal representation ...

Why I defected to APC: Godswill Akpabio

Former Senate minority Leader, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, on Wednesday pledged to take the people of Akwa Ibom state and the South South to the centre for meaningful visibilty. The 55-year-old former governor of Ak...

BREAKING: Akpabio resigns as Senate Minority Leader

A former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Sen. Godswill Akpabio has resigned as the Minority Leader of the 8th Senate. Akpabio, who represents Akwa Ibom North West, is set to defect from the Peoples Democratic P...