Thursday, September 20, 2018

African Fintech Unconference 2018 Announces Scholarship Winners

  For fintech entrepreneurs and innovators around Africa, this is a critical time to foster collaborative efforts and to promote dialogue. To this end, the...

How Blockchain Technology Could Revolutionize the Art Industry

PocketCon Creative Gallery has been launched and now is waiting forfandom artists to join in! A creative hub where you can connect not only with other...

Samsung introduces first foldable Galaxy smartphone

So far, we have yet to see a real Samsung foldable phone hit the market. However, there are lots of indications that Samsung not...

China’s Greek Gift To Africa & New Colonialism – Chijioke Ngobilli

  That's African Union Conference Centre complex in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A very beautiful piece of architecture. Gargantuan edifice too. Ethiopia prides in it. Even the...

Struggle for democracy in Botswana

Botswana is well known internationally as the most democratic country in Africa. However Dylan Washington Taylor a 35 year old young Motswana man who...

Nigerian Parents charged with starving their 15-year-old to death, severely injuring...

The parents of a 15-year-old boy who allegedly died of starvation last week in Reedsburg were charged Tuesday in Sauk County with causing the...

Nigeria, China to Sign $328 Million Agreement on ICT as President...

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Beijing Saturday to attend the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) holding September 3 – 4, 2018. During...

Who would save Africa from the 2nd Scramble?

  Just as the Arabs pushed our black ancestors out of North Africa and the Europeans partitioning what was left of Africa, to day the...

Uhuru Kenyatta goes all out for win-win business deals

President Uhuru Kenyatta arrived in Washington, DC seeking what he described as win-win partnerships. But he may have had to give out more to secure...

Show of Appreciation;Geoge Weah Pays His Debt To Arsene Wenger

One good turn deserves another, so says a popular saying and also appreciation is very imperative. This ,the young Liberian president, George Weah gas...

Black Men Loved More By White Women – Report Reveals

  An American author and journalist, Naomi John’s has observed that black women will soon start losing their black partners to white women. Ms. John’s says...

Aisha Buhari receives World Leadership Prize in South-Korea

  Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has been awarded with World Leadership Prize by Ajou University.. The event took place at the...

Strong Growth in Data and Transparency in Africa say Global Leaders

"In this year's version only 10 of the 15 African markets have improved, which has been led by Nigeria and Kenya." - Jeremy Kelly,...

THE CONFUSION OF LEADERSHIP IN AFRICA

  "A community can only be said to be democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic and social...

Neo Economics: ‘Saving is sin, and spending is virtue.’

. The Japanese save a lot. They do not spend much. Also, Japan exports far more than it imports. Has an annual trade surplus of...

INNOSON ADDS ROBOTIC ARMS TO THEIR CAR PRODUCTION

  Innoson, Nigeria's first indigenous car manufacturing plant located in Nnewi, Anambra state has added another feather to it's cap by making its production like...

Crisis update: Borno and Yobe states – June 2018

The humanitarian context in Borno state Nine years of conflict between the Nigerian military and armed groups in northeast Nigeria has taken a heavy toll...

LESSONS FROM SUPER EAGLES WIN TONIGHT

  There are two big lessons to be drawn from the triumphant Eagles outing tonight and the uniformity with which tonight's Hero (Ahmed Musa) was...

U.S. Announces $102 Million in New Humanitarian Assistance to Nigeria

At the Plenary Session of the National Conversation on the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus, U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria W. Stuart Symington announced an additional $102 million...

Jubilation in Congo as Catholic priest infected with Ebola survives

  There was jubilation in the rural community of Itipo in the Democratic Republic of Congo as Rev. Lucien Ambunga, the Catholic priest who got...

From Casablanca With Love, Nigeria Morocco New Found Relationship And Others

  It was a two day visit and the president of Nigeria was in Morocco for two days! A worthy sacrifice and move for African...

PRESIDENT WEAH MEETS KING PHILIPPE OF BELGIUM.

    King Philippe Assures President Weah of Support in Health, Education, Agriculture Brussels, Belgium: The Belgium Regent, His Majesty King Philippe has assured President George Manneh...

Cyber Security Report 2017: Organisations Must Upgrade Their Infrastructure

With the increasing use and adoption of internet, ePayment and bring your device to the office today, the threat of Cybersec security has been...

No Amount Used To Educate A Child IShould Be Considered A...

  May 27 every year is recognised globally as the "Children's Day", a day set aside for the children and their role in the society. Children...

Legalization of Abortion In Ireland, Matters Arising & Implications

  Legalisation of abortion can only work best if having sex is prohibited law. Ireland will collapse if she finally ends up to legalize abortion,many abortion...

Shoe Shinning Kits, Docility of The Northern Youths & Change of...

Borno state , one of the historic state in the Northern Nigeria  is in the news lately , with the "empowerment scheme" of the...

The Choice Of Slavery By Africans/Blacks – Ebuka Umennadi

  Recently, the media was agog with a certain statement credited to one Kanye West, a black American artist/celebrity that Slavery which percipated the black...

A Nigerian Takes Pride In His Kill and The Implications To...

In a country where all is fair and right, In short anything goes including wildlife. Today, Nigerians are yet to come to terms with...

Trump invites Buhari to Washington

  Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will be the guest of US President Donald Trump on 30 April in Washington, the White House announced on Sunday. According...

Libya, Edo State, Youth Migration and The Loss of Productivity –...

  #libya this photo below are young men who took a narrow escape to Europe, unluckily they found their way in the city called Libya,...

Female Arab journalist asks, ‘What if Christians were suicide bombers?’

  A female Arab journalist who lives in Qatar has penned a bold article that asks Muslims in the Middle East how they would respond...

Meet Botswana’s 30-year-old female minister Bogolo Kenewendo

Meet Botswana’s new Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry, 30-year-old Bogolo Joy Kenewendo. She was one of the ministers appointed by Botswana’s new president Mokgweetsi...

UN Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria strongly condemns the continued targeting...

The UN Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Yassine Gaba, currently Humanitarian Coordinator ad interim, strongly condemns the deadly combined attack which took place...

Putin, the West and Battle for the Soul of the Earth

Allegedly , forces ruling the world seem not to have rested in their desperation to ignite a World War 3 for an easy introduction...

The bewilderment of Bill Gates at Dangote’s Wedding

  Pictures from the wedding of Dangote’s daughter on March 24 show the global wunderkind of technology staring in wonder and amazement. Check the photos...

Troops Nab Suspected Taraba Gang Members

  Troops deployed in Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA on 24 March 2018 arrested some suspected criminals at Takum, Taraba State. One of the suspects, Rapheal Yakwa...

Teraco to expand its African offering

“Forrester predicts that more than 50% of global enterprises will rely on at least one public cloud platform to drive digital transformation and delight...

ANTONIO CONTE’S CONFESSION: LIONEL MESSI IS “THE BEST” FOOTBALLER IN THE...

Antonio Conte hailed Lionel Messi as the “best in the world” after he inspired Barcelona to a 4-1 aggregate victory over Chelsea in the...

Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, and Nigeria To Recieve Nearly $533...

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced nearly $533 million in humanitarian assistance for the people of Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, and Nigeria, as...

U.S.-Africa Relations: A New Framework

As I said, in my previous life, I spent quite a bit of time in Africa. And my firm belief is that there is...

Angry Birds: British Airways Attacked ( Photos)

  A British Airways plane was attacked on air by birds of prey that completely damaged the aircraft. it took a lot of efforts before...

HOW SAFE ARE YOU WITH YOUR PERSONAL STAFF?

HOW SAFE ARE YOU WITH YOUR PERSONAL STAFF? How safe are you with that nanny, maid, steward, cook, security guards, driver, lesson teacher, etc, whether...

Governor Wike faults method adopted by security agencies in destroying illegal...

  Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the black soot damaging the state's environment is mainly caused by Federal Security Agencies destroying...

Security Challenges, Boko Haram Defeat, Lagos Land Use Charge and the...

The current security challenges in the country especially the kidnap of Dapchi girls about 110 of them and the death of over 30 persons...

Major Global IT Companies Owned by Other Companies

  Although you may not be aware of it, the world is dominated by a handful of corporations who have bought-out the rights and ownership...

The 2018 Social Media Week Lagos and How it Affects us...

Social Media has come to stay, it allows firms ,citizens and other to tell their stories without gatekeeping or bottlenecks. The Advent of social...

THE PROJECT PITCH: EXPANDS BUSINESSES, ENCOURAGES START-UP AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN NIGERIA

  The Nigerians are such an innovative folks and the young ones are thinking of ways to better the country by being creative and innovative....

WE LAUGH TOO MUCH TO OUR OWN DETRIMENT

About 9 years ago when she was — (and still remains so till today) — the most effective leader and administrator in the affairs...

The Web World – “Who Owns Who ?”

It is a common thing for one big company to own several other large companies. As a matter of fact, there are about a...

High Court Onitsha: Bonaventure Mokwe wins his case against Peter Obi,...

  ...as court awards 5billion naira damages in his favour. The Anambra State high court Onitsha, few hours ago delivered a judgement in the case between...

The social media and the flight of reason

  Recently, a friend of mine who I otherwise hold in high regard, sent me a message on WhatsApp. After reading the first two sentences,...

How ICRC facilitates hand-over of Unimaid Lecturers, Police Women from Boko...

  The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) facilitated the handover — from the armed opposition to the Nigerian military — of 10 women...

Safer Internet Day: Want to make the world a safer place?...

Passwords are everywhere. From logging in to our social media accounts to buying new shoes, we wouldn’t be able to get much done without...

UN Condemns Forced Return of Cameroonians From Nigeria

Nigeria violated international law by forcing 47 people to return to neighboring Cameroon, which has deployed the army to quell a secessionist movement in...

Will the Next Major  War Be Fought Over Water?

As soon as 2025, large parts of the world could experience perrennial water shortages, says Dr. Upmanu Lall, director of the Columbia Water Center and...

State of The Union Address :‘New American moment’, same Trump themes

Donald Trump has preached unity and preened over the country’s growing economy in his first State of the Union speech to Congress. But words could...

African Development Bank to Add $2 Billion to Nigeria Loans

The African Development Bank plans to increase its loans to Nigeria by more than $2 billion next year with investments in energy, infrastructure and agriculture, its...

A REFLECTION ON THE RESIGNATION OF REV. FR PATRICK HENRY EDET...

  . “From Today Henceforth, I cease to be a Catholic Priest, in my spirit and in my soul… I forgive those who will criticize me,...

George Weah Officially Sworn In As Liberia’s President ( Photos)

From the Football Pitch to Liberia's Presidential Mansion, George Weah, former World Footballer of the Year, was today sworn in as his country's 24th...

Sex Dolls Business in Nigeria, 30 Questions – Chima Okereke

Two years ago I got an offer with emails and phone numbers(I can't remember who sent it) about a sex tool for men. Innocently I...

Insight to the 10 Top Online Courses for Future Jobs –...

 The ever-evolving job place, with growing access to the internet has driven E-conext to take a critical look at the nature of work, employment...

Trump denies Haiti slur amid fallout from ‘shithole’ comment

President Donald Trump denied on Friday that he had insulted Haitians amid an uproar about his reported use of the term "shithole countries" during a meeting...

BBN coin: THE WAY YOU TRANSACT IS ABOUT TO CHANGE

  . ...THE SMART REVOLUTION OF DIGITAL CURRENCY. EVOLUTION OF TRANSACTION.   Like anything else, money is dynamic, it also evolves. Naturally, money is a form of exchange, and...

Seven Reasons Why I Think Nigeria Should Have Abstained From The...

  Nigeria ignored the body language of the United States of America & went ahead to vote in favour of the United Nations General Assembly...

U.N. Says Trump Budget Cuts Would ‘Make It Impossible’ to Do...

  The United Nations said on Wednesday that the Trump administration’s proposed budget cuts would “simply make it impossible” for the global organization to maintain...

Anambra Chief Judge Grants Bail to 41, Discharges 3 Inmates

  The Chief Judge of Anambra State, Justice Peter Umeadi in exercise of his judicial powers has granted bail to forty one and discharged three...

Welcome to Anambra, The ancient, modern and futuristic River Niger bridge...

Due to lack of history in the education system and lack of archives...most Nigerian youths can be described as educated ignorant and they shouldn't...

Salvatore Riina: Life and times of world’s most diabolical criminal

…Dies in jail- with at least 150 murders to his name NICKNAMED ‘ The Beast’, he ordered at least 150 murders during a life of...

JERUSALEM: ISRAEL TO RETURN HOME FINALLY

JERUSALEM: ISRAEL TO RETURN HOME FINALLY Finally President Trump is about to fulfill his campaign promise regarding moving US Embassy to Jerusalem and recognize it...

MONEY HAS NOT RELOCATED

MONEY HAS NOT RELOCATED A couple of weeks ago, I was with some friends discussing about life in general. One of them made a very...
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