The Nigerian tech scene is booming. Last year, Lagos-based startup Andela received $24m (£18.5m) in funding from Mark Zuckerberg. In 2015, financial technology startup Paystack – one of the first Nigerian tech companies to be accepted into renowned California-based startup accelerator Y Combinator – secured approximately $1.3m in seed investment from international investors. Within this growth, women are emerging as influential forces, and changing the … Continue reading Female developers are emerging as influential forces in the country’s booming technology sector.
Cross River, Kaduna, Kano, Kwara, Lagos and Rivers States were created on May 27 1967 by General Yakubu Gowon and General Murtala Mohammed. Cross River State (The People’s Paradise) Cross River is a state in eastern Nigeria, in its South-South Geopolitical Zone, bordering Cameroon to the east. Its capital is Calabar, and name derived from the Cross River (Oyono), which passes through the state. … Continue reading Lagos State and other five states @ 50
Candidates for the 2017 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, examination that began yesterday poured out their frustration over what they described as poor preparation by JAMB as most centres visited started late and had network failure among other issues. Sunday Vanguard reporters who visited some centres in Lagos observed that aside the delay that characterised the start up in some centres, two hours behind … Continue reading Network failure, other issues mar JAMB
As part of Microsoft’s update to its Windows 10 operating system, the version includes a technology to bridge applications across devices. The Fall Creators Update of the operating system will include “Pick Up Where You Left Off,” a self-described feature that will allow users to finish editing a document, for example, on an iPhone that they started on a Windows PC. The feature requires Cortana, Microsoft’s … Continue reading New Features Released In The New Windows – Microsoft
Mobile phones release low radiofrequency energy which is a form of non-ionizing radiation. The frequent exposure of the body to this forces it to absorb the energy which can lead to serious health issues. In fact, the World Health Organization (WHO) has labelled mobile phones radiation as possibly carcinogenic to humans. Accordingly, Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency gathers ways to reduce radiation when you … Continue reading 8 Guaranteed Tips To Minimise Radiation When You Use Your Mobile Phone
The hushed and reflective mood at the Black Cultural Archives in Brixton was transformed on March 20, as the Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, stopped by for an official visit. During the visit the 51st Ooni took the opportunity to speak to curators about various artifacts, including an ancient Yoruba crown, that have been donated to the museum … Continue reading Ooni of Ife: ‘We will tell our stories ourselves