Facebook, Afrinolly partner
Facebook and Afrinolly have announced the start of its new ‘Facebook for Creators’ training programme. Aimed at empowering creative communities across Nigeria, the programme will equip young content creators with the skills to thrive in a digital world.
Google trains 12 startups
Google's first Launchpad Accelerator Africa Program has ended at the Impact Hub, Lagos Nigeria. Twelve startups had the opportunity to spend three months on an intense journey with the internet search and tech giant.
Nigeria’s fading femcee’s
Eva Alordiah, arguably one of Nigeria's finest lyricists, tweeted what seemed to be a normal rap artist’s penchant for the grandiose, only this time, there was a tacit undercurrent of the gender disparity that has become one of the limiting factors for female emcees in Nigeria.
PMB displeased with budget
President Muhammudu Buhari is displeased with the 2018 budget he just signed into law. The total budget is N9.1 trillion, up from the N8.6 trillion estimates the executive submitted to the Assembly on November 7, 2017.
LifeBank unveils new products
LifeBank is a healthcare technology and logistics company based in Lagos, Nigeria. It is a health startup that facilitates the transmission of blood from labs across the country to patients and doctors in hospitals.
Port Harcourt’s deadly soot
Soot is a mass of impure carbon particles resulting from the incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons. It is more properly restricted to the product of the gas-phase combustion process but is commonly extended to include the residual pyrolysed fuel particles such as coal, cenospheres, charred wood, and petroleum coke that may become airborne during pyrolysis.
My World Cup experience
Nigeria has been to the FIFA World Cup five times in history – 1994, 1998, 2002, 2010 and 2014. And now, 2018 is just a few hours away and football fans are sharing their personal previous experience with Guardian TV.
June 12, 1993 elections: What to know
June 12, 1993, presidential election was conducted and annulled by the Armed Forces Ruling Council headed by General Ibrahim Badamosi Babaginda.
The Reawakening: Theatre in Nigeria
The advent of the military regimes saw a clampdown on theatre practitioners and writers who were at the forefront in the struggle for democratic governance. Thus, when the nation returned to democracy in 1999, it ushered in many dividends including untrammelled theatre practices.
An evolution: Nigeria's World Cup jerseys
The new Super Eagles kits have been the rave of football fans since they were unveiled months ago. Most fans across the world are in love with the Nike-made kits because of its attractiveness and cool factor.
FT Nigeria summit
The FT Nigeria Summit held days back in Lagos with the topic- Dispelling Uncertainty and Building Resilience. Discussants and guests shared their views on how Nigeria can boost investor confidence to revamp the economy.