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Google To Train Over 100,000 Nigerian Software Developers


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Google Incorporated CEO, Sundar Pichai, has said his firm would prepare 10 million Africans for ‘jobs of the future’ in the next five years.

He said this in a company conference held in Lagos, Thursday. Continue reading Google To Train Over 100,000 Nigerian Software Developers

WhatsApp Reaches The One Billion Daily Users Mark


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In a news posted yesterday, popular instant message app, WhatsApp which is owned by Facebook, announced that it now has one billion active daily users and that its monthly active users base has increased to 1.3 billion. Continue reading WhatsApp Reaches The One Billion Daily Users Mark

Etisalat Nigeria Appoints Bolu Olusanya As New CEO


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Boye Olusanya, former Deputy Managing Director of Celtel Nigeria (now Airtel Nigeria) has been named Chief Executive Officer of Etisalat Nigeria. Continue reading Etisalat Nigeria Appoints Bolu Olusanya As New CEO

Pest Invasion Forces Dangote To Shut Down Tomato Factory


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Aliko Dangote’s $20 million tomato-processing plant has been shut down again due to pest invasion.

The plant, located near Nigeria’s northern city of Kano, is aimed at substituting imports from China. Continue reading Pest Invasion Forces Dangote To Shut Down Tomato Factory

Governor Ambode Launches Free Public WiFi


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Governor Akinwunmi Ambode-led Lagos State government on Thursday launched free public Wi-Fi at parks and gardens in its resolve to achieve its smart mega city status. Continue reading Governor Ambode Launches Free Public WiFi

Naira To Appreciate Stronger In Buhari’s Absence


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Strong indications emerged over the weekend that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is set to inject more foreign exchange through intervention segments of the market thereby heightening expectations that the Naira will appreciate significantly during the week. Continue reading Naira To Appreciate Stronger In Buhari’s Absence

CBN Fishes Out Nigerian Banks Committing Forex Malpractices


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The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has issued a statement stating that its forex transaction processes are transparent and without fault or favoritism. Continue reading CBN Fishes Out Nigerian Banks Committing Forex Malpractices

The Only Thing We Can Do For MMM Victims – NDIC


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The Managing Director of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, Umaru Ibrahim, has said there is nothing else the agency could do except to offer prayers for the victims of the recently crashed Mavrodi Mundial Movement, MMM. Continue reading The Only Thing We Can Do For MMM Victims – NDIC

Twitter, Amazon, Other Major Sites Disrupted As Cyber-attack Hits Internet Provider


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Major internet services including Twitter, Amazon and Spotify suffered outages on Friday as a US internet provider said it had come under attack.
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