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  • 945MW to be added to grid before year end — Fashola - The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday said that additional 945 megawatts of electricity would be added to the national grid before the end of the year. Fashola said this at the Nigeria-South Africa Chamber of Commerce breakfast business meeting in Lagos themed: “Power Sector...
  • Police Raise Alarm Over Cloned Certificates, ATM Cards in Circulation - The Commissioner of Police, Anti-Fraud Unit, Federal Criminal Investigation Intelligence Department (FCIID) Ikoyi- Lagos, Mr Dan Okoro, on Thursday raised alarm over many cloned certificates and ATM cards in circulation. Okoro raised the alarm while briefing newsmen in Lagos on the discovery of some cloned certificates by syndicate, which specialised...
  • Nigeria strengthens partnership with Canada on technology - Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology The Federal Government on Thursday said it would deepen its partnership on technology with Canada to boost national development. Dr Ogbonnaya Onu made this known in Abuja when he received Ms Amy Galigan, the Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria. He said a...
  • NCC tasks state govt on investing in broadband implementation - Prof. Umar Dambatta, the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has tasked state governments to invest in the implementation of  broadband policy of the Federal Government. Dambatta made the call on Thursday in Kano, at a one-day stakeholders broadband engagement forum. He said that state governments had a vital...
  • Senate passes FCT University of Science and Technology Establishment Bill - The Senate on Thursday passed the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) University of Science and Technology (Establishment) Bill, 2018. The proposed university is to be owned and run by the FCT Administration with campus at Abaji in Abaji Area Council in the territory. Its objectives, according to the bill, include provision...

945MW to be added to grid before year end —...

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday said that additional 945 megawatts of electricity would be added to the national grid before the end of the year. Fashola said this at the Niger...

Police Raise Alarm Over Cloned Certificates, ATM Cards in Circulation

The Commissioner of Police, Anti-Fraud Unit, Federal Criminal Investigation Intelligence Department (FCIID) Ikoyi- Lagos, Mr Dan Okoro, on Thursday raised alarm over many cloned certificates and ATM cards in circulation....

Nigeria strengthens partnership with Canada on technology

Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology The Federal Government on Thursday said it would deepen its partnership on technology with Canada to boost national development. Dr Ogbonnaya Onu made this known in Ab...

NCC tasks state govt on investing in broadband implementation

Prof. Umar Dambatta, the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has tasked state governments to invest in the implementation of  broadband policy of the Federal Government. Dambatta made ...

Senate passes FCT University of Science and Technology Establishment Bill

The Senate on Thursday passed the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) University of Science and Technology (Establishment) Bill, 2018. The proposed university is to be owned and run by the FCT Administration with campus at A...

TECH/TELECOMS

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Facebook Unveils Smart Speaker for Messenger Video Calls

Facebook Inc (FB.O) on Monday released a smart speaker designed to ease video calls. However, the Company’s history of privacy mishaps and the device’s price and limited functionality could slow it ...

All-screen design, Android OS Nokia 6.1 Plus in Nigeria

 HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has announced the availabilit of the Nokia 6.1 Plus in Nigeria.   It is a stunning, contemporary smartphone with an immersive, all-screen design, a statement fro...

Samsung Partners TD To Take Charge of Electronic Market

In yet another ground-breaking deal, Sub-Saharan Africa’s foremost distribution company, Technology Distributions Ltd (TD)has been appointed national distributor of Samsung Electronics in the open market ...

Dell Announces New Solutions on Cloud Portfolio for VMware

Dell has announced additional capabilities to its broad portfolio of VMware solutions, spanning from the edge to the core to the cloud. These new solutions and enhanced integrations are designed to help custome...

Tech Growth in Nigeria, Critical to Continent’s Survival – Google

Google on Monday said the growth of tech entrepreneurship is critical for Africa’s economic prosperity with Nigeria playing active role for the survival of the continent. Head of Startup Success and Servi...

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 br...

e-BUSINESS

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Five Lessons Every Business Should Pick from MultiChoice

MultiChoice has quickly become one of the most recognised brands in Africa and it’s not hard to see why. Apart from parenting two of the biggest content platforms DStv and GOtv, the company is also respon...

Skool Media: We Innovate, Redefine Edu-tech Solutions Beyond Nigeria

The education focused technology solution-provider revealed to technology entrepreneur editors in Lagos, Nigeria a survey which shows the main challenges pulling down growth in the educational sector of the con...

Nigeria appeals for re-election into ITU council

Nigeria has appealed for international support towards its re-election into the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Council. ITU is the United Nations specialised agency for information and communicati...

First Bank earmarks N5mn for coding competition – Hackathon

The First Bank of Nigeria has earmarked about N5.2 million for the coding Hackathon competition taking place in Lagos. Mrs Folake Ani-Mumuney, Group Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications, said in Lagos o...

FBNQuest Headlines EMEA Finance 2018 with Four Banking Awards

Kayode Akinkugbe, MD/CEO of FBNQuest Merchant Bank FBNQuest Merchant Bank, FBNQuest Asset Management and FBNQuest Securities, all members of the FBNHoldings Group, have emerged as winners in several categories ...

Ojobo Lauds Growth in Nigeria’s Telecom Sector, Bows Out of...

Mr Tony Ojobo, immediate past Director of Public Affairs, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has described the growth in the telecommunication sector as enormous and a boost to the country’s econom...

SPORTS

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Usain Bolt Dazzles with Goals on Debut as Professional Footballer...

Usain Bolt has scored his first goals in professional football for Australian side Central Coast Mariners after starting up front in a preseason friendly. The Jamaican, an eight-time Olympic champion who is the 100 metre...

MAN UTD 3-2 NEWCASTLE: Mourinho’s fate already decided

Man Utd 3-2 Newcastle Kenedy opens scoring (8) Muto doubles lead (10) Mata pulls a goal back (70) Martial levels matters (76) Alexis heads winner (90) Valencia axed, Young returns Martial and McTominay back Fernande...

Messi at his mesmerising best as Barcelona put on a...

Barcelona dented Tottenham’s Champions League hopes as they triumphed 4-2 in a pulsating Wembley encounter that was lit up by Lionel Messi on Wednesday. The Argentine scored twice, played a major role in Barca&rsqu...

Oracle appoints new VP for sub-Saharan Africa

Oracle has appointed Mr. Andrew Sordam as Vice President for sub-Saharan Africa. Natassia Badenhorst, Corporate Communications Manager, South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa, Oracle, said on Tuesday that Sordam took over f...

Joshua vs Wilder Rated Like Holyfield vs Tyson’s Fight

Former undisputed cruiser-weight and heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield believes that Anthony Joshua vs Deontay Wilder would be a blockbuster bout and could elevate the sport to the level it reached during his tenure...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Ladies of Big Brother Nigeria Celebrate Women Heroes

Popular female contestants of Big Brother Nigeria (BBN) took to their Instagram accounts over the weekend to celebrate outstanding Nigerian women. Bisola, Khloe, Ifuennada, Princess, Bammy and Alex took turns o...

2018: Heineken Subscribes for Lagos Fashion Week

Heineken is set to sponsor 2018 edition of the Lagos Fashion Week. The announcement was made in Lagos. According to Senior Brand Manager Heineken, Obabiyi Fagade, who represented Emmanuel Oriakhi, Marketing Dir...

Week-Long Thrills & Frills as Felaburation Gets Underway

The Annual festival that celebrates the life and times of Fela Anikulapo Kuti is here again and it’s no other than “The Felabration Concert”. A festival that would forever continue to rin...

2018 Felabration kicks off on Monday — Yeni Kuti

Yeni Kuti, daughter of the late legendary musician Fela Anikulapo Kuti, says hundreds of delegates from four continents are coming for 2018 Felabration holding Oct. 15 to 21. Kuti disclosed this on Wednesday du...

POLITICS

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Our grouse about Obi’s choice, by governors

Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi yesterday shed some light on why leaders from the South East are protesting the nomination of former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi as running mate to Peoples Democratic Party...

2019: I am candidate of the people — Ezekwesili

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Mrs Oby Ezekwesili, on Monday said the endorsement of all Nigerians, including former President Olusegun Obasanjo was needed for her to...

Ohanaeze, Igbo youths laud Atiku’s decision

People of South-East geopolitical zone have gone wild into celebrations following the announcement of two-term Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candid...

Obasanjo recants, supports Atiku’s presidential bid

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, went back on his “God will not forgive me” vows on Thursday and pledged to support Atiku Abubakar’s presidential bid, as candidate of the Peoples Democratic...