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  • World Cup Promo: Spectranet Rewards Final Batch of Nigerian Winners - As part of efforts to deepen consumer appreciation, leading internet services provider, Spectranet 4GLTE has rewarded the final batch of winners in her World Cup Promo. Out of thousands of eligible subscribers, 216 subscribers eventually emerged as winners in a transparent draw observed by representatives of lottery regulatory bodies- National...
  • FG has no hand in call for Saraki’s resignation or impeachment, says Lai Mohammed - The Federal Government says it has no hand in the call for resignation or impeachment of the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, because “it is purely party affairs.’’ The Minister of Information and Culture, AlhajI Lai Mohammed made government’s position known on Tuesday when he paid advocacy visit to...
  • Nigeria: NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Wednesday - The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and rains over Sokoto, Gusau, Katsina, Kano, Kebbi and Dutse, during the morning hours for on Wednesday. NiMet made this known in its Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Tuesday. It envisaged few thunderstorms and rains over Maiduguri,...
  • 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. Customers can now use the Bank’s market leading and feature rich Mobile App, Access Mobile, available on IOS and Android...
  • 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 behalf of Facebook*, also reveals that if the number of women who said they were ‘very likely’ to...

FG has no hand in call for Saraki’s resignation or...

The Federal Government says it has no hand in the call for resignation or impeachment of the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, because “it is purely party affairs.’’ The Minister of Information and Culture, A...

Nigeria: NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Wednesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and rains over Sokoto, Gusau, Katsina, Kano, Kebbi and Dutse, during the morning hours for on Wednesday. NiMet made this known in its Weather Outlook...

NYSC posts 90% Corps members to schools in Katsina state

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says 90 per cent of corps members deployed to Katsina State have  been posted to teach in schools. The State NYSC Coordinator, Hajiya Ramatu Sanda, disclosed this during the closi...

‘I wish Canada had protected him’: friends of Nigerian who...

Bolante Idowu Alo is seen here in a Facebook photo. He leaves behind a wife and two sons in Lagos after dying during his deportation from Canada. Photo from Facebook. Members of the Calgary church Bolante Idowu Alo at...

Nigeria’s New Tribe: The Future Awards Africa announces 2018 nominations

The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), Nigeria’s foremost youth awards, on Monday in Lagos announced its call for nominations into 18 categories for the 2018 edition. Building on the theme “Nigeria’s New Tribe’’ laun...

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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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...

FBNQuest Merchant Bank Raises N200B Paper Bonds

US$500M Capital Market Equity    Leads Notore Chemical Ind. on NSE               FBNQuest Merchant Bank said with its impressive portfolio it has raised in excess N200 billion for private client...

SPORTS

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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 ...

Live Update: GOAL! ARSENAL 0-2 MAN CITY (Silva, 64)

Arsenal 0-2 Man City (Live) Superb Sterling opener (14) Silva makes it two (64) Renault Super Sunday clash GOAL! ARSENAL 0-2 MAN CITY (Silva, 64) And just like that, it’s 2-0!  Mendy races down the field before pl...

Man United vs. Leicester City Live @ Old Trafford

Man Utd v Leicester (8pm) First game of new PL season After three long months, the English Premier League (EPL) starts today (Friday). To get things under way for the 2018/19 the opening day match will be at Old Trafford...

ENTERTAINMENT

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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...

Femi Kuti’s bassist absconds 20 minutes before New York show

Andrew Aghedo, a member of Afrobeat legend, Femi Kuti’s band ‘The Positive Force’, reportedly absconded in the United states, 20 minutes before the band was billed to perform. Femi and his band thrilled N...

Heineken World Party Series: Pictures from Nigeria

Heineken World Party Series… Beautifully decorated scenery Amazing customised Heineken gifts Lots of Heineken beer and food Elegant waiters and waitresses An opportunity to shazam limited edition editio...

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...