Category: News

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#IWD2017: Boobs, Wombs and Brains

Wednesday the 8th the single day within the whole of March set aside to celebrate women worldwide. This 2017 the call was, Be Bold For Change. I spent a better part of the day attending events that affirm women. First it was the breakfast activity organized by the International Women’s Society in Lagos urging women...

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THE NOKIA 3310 IS BACK!!

THE NOKIA 3310 IS BACK!!

  Many Nigerians know and love the Nokia 3310, with its long battery life, its durability and the addictive game snake. The Nokia 3310, which was released in 2000, is one of the world’s bestselling mobile phones. Well, there is good news: The Nokia 3310 is back! The revamped Nokia 3310 was unveiled during HMD’s...

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SEXUAL VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA: BEWARE! ALL OUR CHILDREN ARE AT RISK

Sexual Violence, whether domestic violence or otherwise, has become a real issue in Nigeria today. With the increased level of information in this digital age, messages flow between Whatsapp and Facebook daily that speak of sexual violence, mostly of women and children. These victims are molested by their parents, landlords, teachers, drivers, pastors and so...

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TECH TUESDAY: THINGS WILL NEVER BE THE SAME

That’s just the way it is, things will never be the same….. These are famous lyrics from Tupac’s song Changes. Changes are definitely the order of the day (something Nigerians and Americans can relate to all too well). The wind of change is blowing through, and our technology sector ain’t left out. Say goodbye to...

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TECH TUESDAY: AROUND THE WORLD IN TECH.

TECH TUESDAY: AROUND THE WORLD IN TECH.

  HOVER TAXIS TO LAUNCH IN DUBAI; DRIVERLESS CARS BY 2038: Reach for the skies, there is no traffic there, that is how the saying goes right? I’m pretty sure i paraphrased but you get the gist of the matter, or at least that is what the Emirate’s Roads and Transport authority understood from the...

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UBA Wins Most Innovative Bank Of The Year

 Pix 1, l-r: Director, Independent Newspapers, Adaobi Nwakuche, presenting the award of the  Most Innovative Bank won by UBA Plc  to the Divisional Head, Digital and Consumer Banking, United Bank for Africa( UBA) Plc, Mr Yinka Adedeji while Managing Director, Independent Newspapers, Mr. Ted Iwere looks on,  at the Independent Newspapers Awards,  held  in Lagos...

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TECH NEWS: IF YOU WANT TO PREVENT YOUR PHONE FROM BEING HACKED, PLEASE READ.

  Photo credit: Techcruncher   Many Nigerians are on WhatsApp. It has become the primary means of sending instant messages, making voice calls, and even making video calls. Also many Nigerians use WhatsApp to send files, as it is quicker than sending an email. However, it seems that there are some risks attached to using...

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NIGERIA FIRST: 2BABA’S CALL FOR ONE NIGERIA

Social media has been agog this past week with news of a nationwide protest being led by music legend Innocent Idibia aka Tuface, scheduled to hold on 5th February, 2017 in Lagos and Abuja. 2baba made this call on his Instagram page where he made the following declaration: FIRST MASSIVE NATIONWIDE PROTESTS ON THE 5TH...

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TECH NEWS: GOOGLE BANS WEBSITES PURPORTING “FAKE NEWS”

Search engine giants GOOGLE, are not here for jokes. They are starting 2017 on a clean slate, which is great news for us users.  According to a blog post by Scott Spencer; director of product management for sustainable ads on  Wednesday, Google has banned over 200 publishers  from using their Google Adsense network, in a...

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THE ‘DON’ OF A NEW ERA

It’s official! The 45th President of the United States of America, Donald John Trump, was sworn in at 5.00pm GMT today at the Capitol building amidst lots of fanfare. In what has been a very controversial journey from the polls to the White House, the Trumps can rest more comfortably now, as America has a...