Fear and lockdowns push Black Friday shopping further online
Black Friday, the biggest shopping day in the US, will be more like a bleak Friday for brick-and-mortar retailers as shoppers continue their migration online. Still, city centers are here to stay.
Hanan Buhari's wedding: Aisha Buhari expresses anger at Bulama Mustapha's wedding cartoon
Nigeria's first lady, Aisha Buhari is angry at the moment. The controversial first lady is attacking a popular Daily Trust cartoonist, Bulama Mustapha, over a cartoon on the wedding of her daughter, Hanan. In the cartoon, Mustapha depicted the First Lady holding up the wedding invite of her daughter while Nigerians drowned in a pool of blood with a message: “At least you can enjoy the pictures”.
Nigeria's online dating scene booms in lockdown
Oreoluwa Akinnawo is in his element. Lagos's bars and restaurants are shut and Nigerians are struggling to socialise. The pandemic is his perfect time to find a soul mate online.
Lagos conducts over 42,000 COVID-19 tests as 177 dies, COVID-19 cases worldwide now 11.34 million and more
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Google plans to get rid of cookies
Google wants to make third-party cookies a thing of the past. Google said it plans to phase out support for all third-party cookies in the next Chrome web browser within two years.
A safer internet and the stupid things we do online
You don't have to be savvy to be safe online. Just sensible. Avoid doing these 5 things, ranked by their increasing stupidity.
The online push for dignity on 'International Migrants Day'
The online push for dignity on 'International Migrants Day'.
Nigerian presidency awaits briefing on Adeosun's alleged certificate forgery
A local online news portal, Premium Times, over the weekend, alleged that Nigeria's Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun failed to undertake the mandatory year of national service and fraudulently obtained an exemption certificate 20 years after her graduation.
Piggybank.ng secures $1.1mn seed funding
Online and mobile app savings platform, Piggybank.ng recently announced that it has closed on seed funding of $1.1 million dollars from international and Pan-African investors. Somto Ifezue, Co-founder, and CEO of Piggybank.ng joins CNBC Africa to discuss this. https://www.cnbcafrica.com/videos/