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  • Premier League Players to Boycott Social Media in Racism Protest - Premier League stars will be among the footballers taking part in a 24-hour social media boycott on Friday as part of a protest against racist abuse online. The campaign, which is being co-ordinated by England’s Professional Footballers’ Association, urges players to stay off all social media from 9:00am local time...
  • Europa League – Scare for Chelsea, but they & Arsenal through to semi-finals - Chelsea 4-3 Slavia Prague (agg: 5-3) Pedro slots in opener (5) Deli own goal extends Chelsea lead (10) Giroud adds a third (17) Soucek pulls one back (26) Pedro with the fourth (27) Sevcik smashes in Slavia second (52) Sevcik scores from range again (54) Sarri makes five changes; Giroud...
  • Why Jumia listed on New York Stock Exchange — Officials - Some officials of Jumia, Africa’s leading online shopping company, on Thursday said that the organisation listed on the New York Stock Exchange to raise funds and drive innovation into Africa. Addressing journalists in Lagos on the company’s recent milestone listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the company it...
  • BREAKING: President Buhari Signs #30,000 Minimun Wage into Law - President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday gave assent to the National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Act approving N30,000 for the least paid worker in Nigeria. The bill was approved by the National Assembly (NASS) in March. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly (Senate), Mr Ita Enang, confirmed the...
  • PHOTOS: Ambode Receives UEFA Champions League Trophy in Lagos - Representative of Lagos State Governor and Chairman, the State Sports Commission (LSSC), Dr. Kweku Tandoh (middle); UEFA Champions League winner and former Barcelona FC Defender, Carles Puyol (left) and Managing Director, Nigerian Breweries PLC, Mr. Jordi Borrut Bel (right) during the UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour to the Lagos House,...

BREAKING: President Buhari Signs #30,000 Minimun Wage into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday gave assent to the National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Act approving N30,000 for the least paid worker in Nigeria. The bill was approved by the National Assembly (NASS) in March. The ...

PHOTOS: Ambode Receives UEFA Champions League Trophy in Lagos

Representative of Lagos State Governor and Chairman, the State Sports Commission (LSSC), Dr. Kweku Tandoh (middle); UEFA Champions League winner and former Barcelona FC Defender, Carles Puyol (left) and Managing Director...

BREAKING: Nigerian footballer nabbed for drugs in India

At a time when Nigerians are reportedly being executed in Saudi Arabia over drug deals, one would have thought that others seeking green pastures abroad will stay away from drugs to avoid fast lane to six feet. It howeve...

‘25,000 underage Nigerians use tobacco products daily’

No fewer than 25,000 underage Nigerians use tobacco products daily, Nigerian activists under the aegis of the Tobacco Free Nigeria campaign says. Ms Ebiuwa Uwagboe, a campaign specialist at Gatefield, the public strategy...

I’m Vindicated about Atiku’s Not Being a Nigerian, says Nnamdi...

Nnamdi Kanu Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has said the claim by All Progressives Congress (APC) to the effect that presidential candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku...

TECH/TELECOMS

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How One SMS Changed Over 500 Lives In Abuja

Blessing Adams’ face was priceless as she listened to the laughter of over 500 students. She was filled with joy and a sense of fulfillment for being a conduit of blessing to other humans. Blessing is the...

Google raises price of YouTube TV to $49.99, adds Discovery,...

Alphabet Inc’s Google on Wednesday raised the monthly membership price of its YouTube TV online service by 25 per cent to 49.99 dollars, while adding channels such as Discovery, Animal Planet and TLC. The...

The currency of the future is going to be coding…...

African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) President Adesina, has pleaded for Africans to embrace technology, and governments to urgently move away from “investing in the jobs of the past, but rather in the ...

Millions of Facebook records found on Amazon cloud servers- UpGuard

Millions of Facebook Inc’s user records were inadvertently posted on Amazon.com Inc’s cloud computing servers in plain sight, researchers at cybersecurity firm UpGuard reported on Wednesday. Faceboo...

Kobo360: Global Logistics App For Cargo Delivery Launched in Nigeria

Kobo360, the African technology logistics platform, on Friday in Lagos unveiled a new app built to boost speed and efficiency into the transportation market. The Chief Executive Officer of Kobo360, Mr Obi Ozor,...

Facebook Bars White Nationalism, Steps up Hate Speech Curbs

Facebook announced Wednesday it would ban praise or support for white nationalism and white separatism as part of a stepped-up crackdown on hate speech. The ban will be enforced starting next week at the leadin...

e-BUSINESS

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Why Jumia listed on New York Stock Exchange — Officials

Some officials of Jumia, Africa’s leading online shopping company, on Thursday said that the organisation listed on the New York Stock Exchange to raise funds and drive innovation into Africa. Addressing ...

MTN Nigeria leadership programme to inspire ideas among top-level management...

MTN Nigeria has gathered hundreds of its top-level management staff at the company’s inaugural leadership programme to strategise on its six-pillar strategy. MTN Nigeria Chief Executive Officer Ferdi Mool...

EcobankPay Partners TerraKulture to Promote Culture

EcobankPay, the lifestyle digital payment and collections service of Ecobank Nigeria, has entered into a partnership with TerraKulture, Nigeria’s foremost stage play and cultural show promoters with Bolan...

Dettol: Funke Akindele is ‘Clean Naija’ Ambassador

‘CLEAN NAIJA’ is a noble initiative that will be taken to every nooks and crannies of the country through a designed Public and private Partnership scheme. Championed by Reckitt Benckiser Nigeria; m...

FintechNGR Holds AGM, Reels Out Achievements

The second Annual General Meeting and Social Meet 4.0  of the Fintech Association of Nigeria was hosted by the Nigerian Stock Exchange at the Exchange House, Marina. The event which was well attended by ke...

NCC tasks telecoms consumers on infrastructure protection

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has again enjoined telecoms consumers and other stakeholders to join hands with the Commission towards protecting telecom infrastructure for improved telecoms servic...

SPORTS

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Premier League Players to Boycott Social Media in Racism Protest

Premier League stars will be among the footballers taking part in a 24-hour social media boycott on Friday as part of a protest against racist abuse online. The campaign, which is being co-ordinated by England’s Pr...

Europa League – Scare for Chelsea, but they & Arsenal...

Chelsea 4-3 Slavia Prague (agg: 5-3) Pedro slots in opener (5) Deli own goal extends Chelsea lead (10) Giroud adds a third (17) Soucek pulls one back (26) Pedro with the fourth (27) Sevcik smashes in Slavia second (52) S...

Champions League: THE FINAL FOUR

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FT: Man City 4-3 Spurs (agg: 4-4) – Spurs reach...

Man City 4-3 Tottenham (agg: 4-3)  Sterling curls home opener (4) Son levels it up (7) Son nets again (10) Bernardo for 2-2 (11) Sterling puts City 3-2 up (21) Aguero completes comeback (58) Llorente puts Spurs ahea...

Miller Adverse Doping Sample Puts Joshua Bout in Doubt

Jarrell Miller could miss out on a shot at Anthony Joshua’s world heavyweight titles after the American produced an “adverse finding” in a drug-testing sample. Miller, who is undefeated in his 24 profes...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Miss Telecom Nigeria beauty contest to boost nation’s tourism, says...

The  crowning of  a Miss Telecom Nigeria in July  will further boost the contributions of the Telecom and tourism  industries to national development. This is also because the sector has bec...

Wizkid’s son set to start clothing line, wishes to style...

Boluwatife Balogun, First son of Wizkid Boluwatife Balogun, First son of award winning Nigerian Afro-pop musician,Wizkid, is set to start a clothing line. Boluwatife,  through a post on his mother’s ...

MTV Shuga Naija Audition: Nigerians Turn-up in Styles

Here are the five types Of People we saw at MTV Shuga Naija Audition in Lagos. The Fourth Season of MTV Shuga is on its way and the journey kicked off on Thursday April 4 with crowds of talent who stormed the o...

Kannywood’s Adam Zango battles people who insult his mum

Famous Kannywood actor Adam Zango has drawn a battle line with whoever abuse or insult his mother in and outside the industry, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)  reports. Zango posted on his Instagram page ...

POLITICS

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Ndume meets Osinbajo, `insists’ on contesting for Senate President seat

Sen. Ali Ndume has insisted on contesting for the Senate President seat even after meeting with the Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting between the vice-p...

Breaking: Court voids Adeleke’s participation in Osun gov poll

 A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Bwari, Abuja has voided the participation of Senator Ademola Adeleke of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the last governorship election i...

Support Lawan, Gbajabiamila or Leave APC, Tinubu Blows Hot

Bola Tinubu Bola Tinubu, the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, said that party discipline would be upheld in addressing the leadership tussle of the 9th National Assembly. Mr Tinubu ...

I have not left PDP — Agbaje

The Lagos State Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the March 9 election, Mr Jimi Agbaje, on Wednesday said there was no truth in the report that he had left the party. Agbaje, in a ...