Friday, 17 November 2017

Femi Kuti releases first single off “One People One World” album

Afrobeat legend Femi Kuti has just released a single off his upcoming album titled “One People One World”. The song which premiered on Billboard on Tuesday was the first single off the singer’s upcoming 10th Studio album of the same name which will be released on the 23rd of February 2018.

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

PyeongChang 2018: Visa Welcomes Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team to Team Visa

Visa today announced the addition of three athletes who make up the Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team to Team Visa, currently training to become the first ever African representatives, men or women, to qualify for the Olympic Winter Games in the sport of Bobsled. Together, Bobsled pilot Seun Adigun, and brakemen Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga, combine their elite track backgrounds to chase their bobsled dreams.

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

China To Build World First Artificial Intelligence Powered Police Station

Welcome to the future! Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be playing a significant role in global security. As China prepare to lead the world to the AI in 2025, China has announced that it will build an Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered police station.

Nigerian Fintech Startup Amplify Set To Enable mTransfer Via Social Media

Lagos-based startup fintech company, Amplify in collaboration with leading local banks is set  to launch a new payment solution called mtransfers.

48 Hours Left For Ericsson Innovation Awards Application

Interested innovators have until November 15, 2017 to apply for the Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA) which will see the winning innovation walk away with EUR25, 000 (US$29,0
00) in cash.

Tolet.com.ng Swallows Jumia House, Becomes Propertypro.ng

Following its acquisition of Jumia House for an undisclosed amount, the biggest property classified startups in Nigeria, ToLet.com.ng has metamorphosed into ProperPro.ng.

Monday, 13 November 2017

Why Africa needs blockchain

Bitcoin may make headlines when its value crashes or climbs, but the blockchain technology behind the controversial cryptocurrency could help Africa overcome some of its biggest developmental challenges.

Etihad Airways Marks Opening Of Louvre Abu Dhabi With Spectacular A380 Fly-By

Hundreds of visitors from around the world, attending yesterday’s official public opening celebrations of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, were treated to a low-level fly-by of the Jean Nouvel designed museum by one of Etihad Airways’ flagship Airbus A380 aircraft.

Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers pays over N279 billion to retirees

Affirming its status as Nigeria’s largest Pension Fund Administrator (PFA), Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers Limited has paid over N279 billion to retirees since its inception in 2006.

Lagos to open six new theatres in 2018

Lagos State Government on Monday said that the six `Eko Theatres’ under construction across the state would be ready before the end of next year.

The State Commissioner of Information, Mr Steve Ayorinde, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the six theatres were located in Badagry, Epe, Ikorodu, Ikeja, Igando and Lagos Island.

Network of Enterprising Women Nigeria holds 2017 annual Seminar and Trade Fair in Lagos

The Network of Enterprising Women (NEWN), a network of 200 female business owners in Nigeria and the Diaspora, shall  hold its 2017 annual seminar and trade fair tagged ‘Partnering and Collaborating for Business Excellence’ on November 23, 2017 at the KFA Event Place beside the Elevation Church in Lekki, Lagos.

And the Winner of Cowbellpedia Secondary Schools Mathematics Television Quiz Show is ....

Munachi Ernest-Eze has launched himself into the Hall of Fame of the Cowbellpedia Secondary Schools Mathematics Television Quiz Show by becoming the first winner of both Junior and Senior categories.

New Era of Leadership At Phillips Consulting As Robert Taiwo Emerges MD

The Board of Phillips Consulting Ltd (PCL) has announced the appointment of Mr. Robert Taiwo as Managing Director, reporting directly to the Executive Chairman, Foluso Phillips. The appointment takes effect from 6 November 2017.

Sunday, 12 November 2017

'Powergas leads the “Gas on Wheels” Campaign at the Future Energy'

Energy remains a major driver of economic growth and industries in Nigeria need to embrace the use of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) which is safer and more efficient for their production needs as the country moves towards becoming globally competitive and eco-friendly.

Airtel Clinches Three Awards At NTITA 2017

Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, on Saturday clinched three accolades at the Nigeria Technology Innovation & Telecom Awards (NTITA) 2017 organised by the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) in Lagos. 

L-R: Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, CEO/Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria; Dr. Ernest Ndukwe, former Executive Vice Chairman of Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) and Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, EVC, NCC and Mr. Olusola Teniola, President, Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) at the Nigeria Tech Innovation & Telecom Awards 2017 (NTITA) in Lagos
The event which was well attended by telecom industry captains, saw Airtel’s Touching Lives project adjudged as the CSR Initiative of the Year. The telco also bagged the Telecom Marketing Campaign of the Year Award while the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya won the Telecom CEO of the Year Award.