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Why it’s difficult to review Abuja master plan, by town planners
December 6, 2021 611 443

Town planners are demanding for a comprehensive review of the Abuja master plan, 42 years after a consortium of global firms designed it. They exo... Read more

Tek Experts sees potential in Nigeria, powers tech support in Africa
December 2, 2021 1455 1003

Technology support service company, Tek Experts, has hit a milestone of over 1,800 employees in Nigeria, making it the largest market of its operat... Read more

What can make the pandemic treaty work?
November 30, 2021 1801 1224

On March 30 2021, 26 heads of states under the auspices of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the European Council made a call for a pandemic ... Read more

Nigeria will continue to strengthen bilateral ties with South Africa – Onyeama
November 30, 2021 1474 976

The Nigerian government has reassured the Republic of South Africa that it will continue to strengthen bilateral ties between both countries for th... Read more

WHO flags Omicron high risk as businesses react
November 30, 2021 1239 832

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said, yesterday, that the Omicron coronavirus variant carried a very high risk of infection as more countries c... Read more

NDLEA arrests drug trafficker, intercepts N2.7b cocaine at Abuja airport
November 26, 2021 2458 1589

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a 32-year-old drug trafficker based in Liberia, Maduabuchi Chinedu, at... Read more

NLC rejects proposed N5,000 stipend to replace petrol subsidy
November 25, 2021 2159 1423

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has rejected the proposed N5,000 for 40 million poor Nigerians when the subsidy on Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS) i... Read more

Inflation still far above CBN’s 9% target, says Emefiele
November 24, 2021 2133 1478

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, said inflation was still above the six to nine per cent target set by th... Read more

Service disruption trails protests against deplorable airport facilities
November 24, 2021 2093 1404

Local aviation, yesterday, erupted in protest and attendant disruption of flight services over the demise of an Air Traffic Control Officer (ATCO),... Read more

Time to make states fiscally responsible
November 22, 2021 2569 1680

Fiscal responsibility laws (FRLs) are becoming common frameworks for holding public officials accountable. The principles have become the basis for... Read more

World Diabetes Day: Six million Nigerians living with disease
November 14, 2021 4336 2769

As the world, today, marks the World Diabetes Day (WDD), experts are worried that no fewer than six million Nigerians – one in ten adults &nd... Read more

Singles’ Day: Chinese Shoppers Spend $139 Billion During Festivities, Breaking Last Year’s Record
November 13, 2021 4089 2584

Chinese shoppers spent $139.1 billion during this year's annual Singles' Day shopping extravaganza, breaking last year's record even though spendin... Read more

Meta, Formerly Facebook, Gives Estimate of Bullying, Harassment on Its Platforms for First Time
November 10, 2021 4010 2531

Meta, formerly known as Facebook, for the first time on Tuesday disclosed the prevalence of bullying and harassment on its platform, saying such co... Read more

Virgin Galactic Has Sold 100 More Space Tickets, Commercial Services Expected to Begin by End of 2022
November 9, 2021 3693 2407

Virgin Galactic has sold around 100 tickets since flying its founder Richard Branson to space last summer, with commercial services expected to beg... Read more

Facebook Brings Subscription to Groups in Major Push to Woo Creators
November 5, 2021 3806 2426

Facebook is testing ways for creators to make money through Facebook Groups, such as users paying fees for exclusive access to content or conversat... Read more

Facebook Introduces New Subscription Option for Creators That Will Help Them Evade Apple’s 30 Percent Cut
November 4, 2021 3939 2604

Facebook has updated its Subscriptions feature to introduce a new way for creators to collect payments from their fans. This method will enable cre... Read more

Google Photos Getting 'More Like This' Button to Help Users Find Similar Images
November 3, 2021 3808 2425

Google Photos is reportedly getting a new feature that allows users to find similar images on the platform. The newly added 'More like this' button... Read more

Facebook to Meta Calls for Big Tech’s Name Change From FAANG to MAANG
October 30, 2021 5698 3837

MAANG? MANGA? Or MAMATA?   Facebook's rebranding to Meta Platforms has launched a search for a new name for the high-flying FAANG group that... Read more

Meta, Formerly Facebook, Acquires VR Fitness App Supernatural
October 30, 2021 4384 2784

Facebook's rebranding as Meta has been followed up with the acquisition of Within, the company behind VR workout service Supernatural.   As ... Read more

Facebook Changes Name to Meta, CEO Mark Zuckerberg Says Rebranding Reflects Investment in 'Metaverse'
October 29, 2021 4919 3251

Facebook is now called Meta, the company said on Thursday, in a rebrand that focuses on building the "metaverse," a shared virtual environment that... Read more

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Touring Dutch Research Institutes to Pursue Interest in Agriculture Technology: Report
October 27, 2021 5779 3640

Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma has been touring Dutch research institutions to pursue his interests in agriculture technology, Hong Kong newspaper S... Read more

Australia Plans to Force Parental Consent for Minors on Social Media
October 25, 2021 5832 3725

Australia plans to make social media companies obtain parental consent for users under the age of 16 and threaten fines of up to AUD 10 million (ro... Read more

Intrigues as control for First Bank heightens
October 25, 2021 4939 2965

Lender Confirms Otedola’s Acquisition Of 5.07% Equity Stake The struggle to control of assets of Nigeria’s oldest bank, FirstBank Nige... Read more

NASA Artemis Moon Mission Launch Planned for February 2022
October 24, 2021 5056 3164

NASA said Friday it is now targeting February 2022 for the uncrewed lunar mission Artemis 1, the first step in America's plan to return humans to t... Read more

Google’s Massive Data Centres in US Spark Worry Over Scarce Western Water
October 24, 2021 4409 2628

Now a critical part of modern computing, data centres help people stream movies on Netflix, conduct transactions on PayPal, post updates on Faceboo... Read more

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