Friday, 19 October 2018

Airtel Customers to Get Free Data in New Recharge Plus Offer

In line with its commitment to bridge the digital divide as well as empower more telecoms consumers, leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has unveiled a new offer that will gift customers 250MB data weekly if they recharge their lines.

Junior Achievement Nigeria hosts Call-to-Partnership Lunch at NES #24 in collaboration with Accenture

Junior Achievement Nigeria will host a call-to-partnership lunch at the 24th Nigerian Economic Summit taking place in Transcorp Hilton Abuja on Tuesday, 23rd October 2018. There is broad agreement on the urgent need for educational initiatives that will equip young adults with the tools necessary to earn and keep a job in today’s market.

LaLiga’s Most Exciting Title Race in Years Returns with Top of Table Clash at Camp Nou

LaLiga Santander returns from the international break with a bang this weekend, with the highlight being the battle between league leaders Sevilla and second-placed champions Barcelona on Saturday evening.

Uber launches Safety Toolkit for riders and drivers

Uber to double down on safety and roll out Safety Toolkit for riders and drivers across 38 countries, including Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda; Features to include Safety Centre, Trusted Contacts, Share Trip, emergency assistance button and customisable speed alerts

Thursday, 18 October 2018

AIMS launches novel masters in machine intelligence, a first in Africa

On Tuesday, October 16 2018, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) launched its African Masters in Machine Intelligence (AMMI) at its AIMS Rwanda Campus in partnership with Facebook and Google. AMMI is novel one-year intensive foundational masters that will offer Africa's talented scientists and innovators world class training in machine intelligence, preparing them to think about new ways to solve local and global challenges.

First Bank reiterates commitment to leverage Fintech

Nigeria’s leading Tier 1 lender, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has reiterated its commitment to leveraging Financial Technology (Fintech) to deliver innovative services.

LaLiga, Nigerian Women Football League team up to boost women's football

Subsequent to the agreement signed in February, LaLiga and the Nigerian Women Football League (NWFL) held a preliminary meeting with the aim of initiating collaboration between both entities.

L-R Pedro Mabia Women´s Football Director of LaLiga, Aisha Falode NWFL President, Timothy Timisirem, Manager Commercial & Corporate Strategy NWFL, Javier del Río Managing Director LaLiga Nigeria.
The meeting, which took place at the LaLiga headquarters in Madrid, was attended by Pedro Malabia, head of LaLiga women's football, Aisha Falode, president of the NWFL, Timothy Timisire, commercial and corporate strategy director of the NWFL and Javier del Rio, director of the LaLiga office in Nigeria.

Heritage Bank, NIMASA partner on global maritime safety standards

Heritage Bank PLC, Nigeria’s most innovative banking service provider, and Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) have joined forces to educate stakeholders about the maritime enforcement global benchmarks.

Lagos Set to Host Second Nigeria Beer Festival

As Lagos State is set to host the second edition of the Nigeria Beer Festival from Thursday October 25th to Wednesday October 31st, 2018, organisers of the event has promised to crown the week-long event with maximum entertainment to fun loving Lagosians.

African Legal Support Facility launches Academy Project

The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) has launched a flagship initiative, the “ALSF Academy Project." Under this initiative, the ALSF has developed a three-level capacity building and certification program. This program will be conducted through an interactive online portal, starting with an inception phase consisting of a series of in-person workshops. It is an innovative tool that will efficiently produce, collect and disseminate knowledge, as well as provide tailor-made training solutions for African lawyers and professionals.

Samuel Eto’o, Julio Baptista, Four Others Become LaLiga Ambassadors

For the fifth consecutive season, LaLiga has unveiled the former players who are set to work on the expansion of LaLiga's international brand throughout the world. Samuel Eto’o, Carlos Valderrama, Julio Baptista, Aintzane Encinas, Luis Garcia and Xabi Prieto are the newest additions to this season's #LaLigaAmbassadors squad, which was announced at a spectacular event.

Ikeja Electric partners XT Monitor to Provide Free Medicare for Lagosians

Nigeria’s leading Electricity Distribution Company, Ikeja Electric Plc (IE), in collaboration with one of its business partners, XT Monitor Ltd, has organized a four-day medical outreach for the benefit of communities within its network.

Monday, 15 October 2018

Teaching Mathematics Requires ‘Special Anointing’ – Cowbellpedia Teacher

It requires a special talent and ‘anointing’ to teach a seemingly difficult subject like Mathematics to students who have developed phobia for it.

This was the submission of Mr Kehinde Oludare, a Mathematics teacher at Bibo Oluwa Academy, Ilesha, Osun State and the winner of the senior category of the Teachers’ edition of Cowbellpedia Mathematics Quiz Show, which marked the 2018 World Teachers Day and was aired last weekend.

LG Electronics: Creating user-friendly and convenient kitchen appliances for consumers

Across cultures and time, food sharing is an almost universal medium for expressing fellowship; it embodies values of hospitality, duty, gratitude, sacrifice and compassion. The shared meal is an opportunity not only to eat but also to talk, to create and strengthen bonds of attachment and friendship, to teach and learn. Not surprisingly, the family meal is often celebrated as a supremely important component of family life.

Global Handwashing Day: Dettol calls for habit change among Nigerians

Dettol, the world’s leading antibacterial brand has called on all Nigerians to imbibe the handwashing habit as a day-to-day activity, a practice which will reduce the incidence of communicable diseases by 59% according to recent findings of the World Health Organisation. This call comes as Nigeria joins the rest of the world in celebrating the 2018 Global Handwashing Day, today October 15.