June 4, 2019
Nestlé has the world’s largest private food and nutrition research organisation, involving about 5,000 people in around 30 Research and Development (R&D) centers worldwide, including the R&D Center in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, which opened in 2008. With nutrition at its core, Nestlé R&D is committed to make the Nestlé portfolio even tastier and healthier, to … Continue reading Apply For The Nestlé R&D Innovation Challenge For Students
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February 26, 2018
There is no doubt that social media has changed the way we communicate, and the way we live. From business transactions to romantic connections and everything in between, social media defines this generation. Many of us can remember the early days of Yahoo Messenger. It was such a thrill to enter a chat room and start … Continue reading The Best Way to Use Social Media
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February 23, 2018
TechPoint Inspired is a technology event which brings together industry leaders, tech enthusiasts, innovators and career professionals. The event creates a platform to discuss, share ideas and experiences, and explore the prevalent tech trends. It aims to shape the future of Nigeria’s tech ecosystem by inspiring the country’s upcoming generation, and is inspired by a … Continue reading TechPoint Inspired 2.0: Nigeria’s Biggest Tech Conference Holding May 2018
July 18, 2016
The Hausa dominate most of what we refer to as Northern Nigeria, as well as parts of Niger, Cameroun, Benin Republic and Ghana. They are Nigeria’s largest ethnic group, with recent estimates putting their population at almost 30 million (1). The fact that the Hausa language has been the preferred language for trade across northern … Continue reading Origins: Where Did The Hausa Come From?
July 11, 2016
The question of origins is always a fascinating one to explore, regardless of what race or ethnic group you choose to examine- except you’re not a history buff. But for those of us who love to saunter through the winding and sometimes confusing terrain that is ethnic history, there are many answers to be found, … Continue reading Origins: Is There An Igbo-Jewish Connection?
June 22, 2016
The business of beauty in Nigeria is, on the whole, potentially lucrative. The country’s population, which is currently estimated to be well over 170 million, presents great opportunities for investors in the beauty and personal care industry. A large section of its teeming population is young and places great value on looking good. Demand for skin … Continue reading The Beauty and Personal Care Industry in Nigeria
February 3, 2016
Globally considered as black gold, oil is top on the world’s list of natural resources. From fueling autos to providing plastics, the uses of petroleum can go on and on about. With the increasing number of human population, we depend so much on petroleum to run smoother lives through faster means of transportation, mass production … Continue reading Why Oil is Important
November 25, 2015
For the first time in six years, Central Bank of Nigeria has reduced the benchmark for its interest rate, cutting it from a record high of 13% to 11%, differing from other countries in Africa that have tightened their monetary policies because of their weak currencies. No one, not even the 20 economists surveyed by … Continue reading CBN Reduces Interest Rate Benchmark to Stimulate Economic Growth
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November 16, 2015
A Nigerian scholar and lecturer at the Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Ekiti State, Dr. Opeyemi Enoch, has provided proof for the old Riemann Hypothesis, thereby solving a 156-year-old mathematical problem. According to ThisDay, a statement from the university on Sunday said Enoch’s presentation of the solution on Wednesday at the International Conference on Mathematics and Computer … Continue reading Nigerian Scholar Solves 156-Year-Old Maths Hypothesis, Wins $1 Million Prize
September 3, 2015
CcHUB is set to host Nigeria’s first hyperlocal hackathon, which will be focused on technology solutions for a specific neighbourhood. The hackathon has been tagged #BuildForMyCity. The first edition of #BuildForMyCity will focus on web and mobile solutions to address the needs of the communities in Yaba and Surulere, Lagos. Do you have an idea to … Continue reading CcHUB Presents Nigeria’s First Hyperlocal Hackathon
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July 6, 2015
Great news! Nigerian Engineering students at the private Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU) in Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State have created an innovative robot for agricultural farming purposes as their final year research project. Named the Robodozer, the students designed the robot based on the pattern of a bulldozer, enabling it to avoid obstacles. “The robodozer is a prototype … Continue reading Nigerian University Students Create Farming Robot
June 22, 2014
Paulo Coelho’s story is an inspirational parable about the importance of pursuing one’s dreams. The Alchemist, originally published in 1988 in the Brazillian author’s native Portuguese language has since been translated in close to 70 languages and has become one of the best-selling books in history. The Alchemist is a quick and enjoyable reminder for anyone … Continue reading Book Review: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
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April 29, 2014
On Thursday, May 8th 2014, the Africa Progress Panel will release its annual Africa Progress Report – Grain, Fish, Money – Financing Africa’s Green and Blue revolutions, at the World Economic Forum on Africa held in Abuja, Nigeria. Chaired by former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, last year’s report Equity in Extractives – Stewarding Africa’s … Continue reading 2014 Africa Progress Report – Grain, Fish, Money, to be Released In Abuja
April 18, 2014
The Special Assistant to the Imo state governor on Lagos/Southwest Liaison, Hon. Lisa Asugha-Enogha has said that the proposed compulsory registration for all Lagos residents, tagged: ‘Lagos State Residents Registration Programme’, LSRRP, would foster development for the well-being of the people in the State. Asugha-Enogha who made this disclosure while unveiling benefits to why Imo … Continue reading Lagos State Residents Registration Programme Will Foster Development – Asugha
April 7, 2014
Nigeria becomes the 26th largest economy in the world as it has re-based its nominal gross domestic product (GDP), with estimates from $285.56 billion to $509.9 billion. The new nominal GDP places Nigeria ahead of countries like Austria with $394.7 billion, Venezuela with $381.26 billion, Columbia with $369.6 billion, Thailand with $365.96 billion, Malaysia with … Continue reading Nigeria is the 26th Largest Economy in the World and Africa’s Biggest Economy
March 24, 2014
Nigeria has surpassed the United Kingdom as one of the fastest growing countries in the area of information technology access, a report by digitXplus has shown. digitXplus is the digital arm of MediareachOMD Nigeria, a media planning and buying specialist company. digitXplus data report shows that Nigeria has recorded a 200 percent growth rate in … Continue reading Nigeria Now Ahead of the United Kingdom in Internet Access
February 22, 2014
Google doesn’t stop. The company doesn’t know how to stop. Just a few days after Facebook acquired WhatsApp, an application that Google was also interested in buying, the search engine company has found a way into the news with the unveiling of a revolutionary smartphone with 3D capabilities. Google unveiled a prototype smartphone with “customised … Continue reading Google Unveils Smartphone with 3D Sensors
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February 17, 2014
The Nigerian medical sector has achieved a new milestone. Medical experts at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) have successfully drained infected red blood cells from a 27-year old patient and replaced it with uninfected ones. Professor Michael Ibadin, Chief Medical Director of the hospital, made the announcement to pressmen shortly after the feat. … Continue reading Nigeria Makes Breakthrough in Sickle Cell Treatment
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February 11, 2014
Ten Nigerian universities are to benefit from a grant of 80 million dollars donated by the World Bank for the funding of centres of excellence. According to the Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Julius Okojie, Nigeria won 10 slots out of the 18 approved proposals for the establishment of African Centres … Continue reading 10 Nigerian Universities Get $80million Grant from World Bank for Centres Of Excellence
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February 1, 2014
The most important demographic story over the next few decades could be Nigeria. From a new Pew Research Global Attitudes Project report about attitudes toward aging around the world: India, it is projected, will secure global demographic primacy by 2050. The population of India is expected to increase by more than 400 million from 2010 to 2050, … Continue reading Nigeria Will Have More People than the United States by 2050
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January 28, 2014
Heirs Holdings, the pan-African investment company, has announced its investment in Planet Labs, a United States startup involved in satellite manufacturing technology. Planet Labs, based in San Francisco, California, is on the verge of transforming the way imaging of the Earth is carried out through a technology that uses ultra-small satellites known as “doves”. These “doves”, … Continue reading Heirs Holdings Invests in Planet Labs Revolutionary Satellite Technology
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January 13, 2014
By Peregrino Brimah 1. Nigeria, with a 2013 estimated population of 174,507,539 is the most populous Black nation and the 7th most populated nation in the entire world, trailing after—from least to most—Pakistan, Brazil, Indonesia, USA, India and China (1.3bn). 2. Nigerians are 1/5th the total population of Black Africa. 3. Nigeria, with 521 languages … Continue reading 100 Years and 100 Interesting Facts About Nigeria
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January 6, 2014
Lagos has been ranked among the top 10 choice destinations for rural-urban migration in the world. According to data collected from social networking site, Facebook, which was published in the United Kingdom’s Daily Mail, Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos, is one of the top 10 mega city migrations. Lagos grew almost 20 percent in the last … Continue reading Lagos Ranks in Top 10 Mega City Migration Destinations
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December 24, 2013
For centuries, questions of personal opinion, particularly those regarding special days, have continued to arise among followers of Christ. The question of Christmas is one of them. “Christmas” which means “Christ’s Mass”, is an annual commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ. Billions of people around the world celebrate it, while many others choose not … Continue reading Is It Wrong to Celebrate Christmas?
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December 20, 2013
What did Nigerians search for in 2013? Knowing the answer to such question isn’t a tall order anymore. Google, the search engine company that enables internet users to access information anywhere in the world, has released a list of terms that were most searched for in 2013. Google released the list for most searched terms … Continue reading Google Nigeria Top 10 Searches in 2013
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November 11, 2013
Sandvine, a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today released its Internet traffic trends report, entitled “Global Internet Phenomena Report 2H2013”, based on data from a selection of Sandvine’s 250-plus service provider customers spanning North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Caribbean and Latin America and Asia-Pacific. Sandvine’s Global … Continue reading Mobile Networks in Africa: Video Accounts for Less Than 6% of Traffic; Expected to Grow Faster Than in Any Other Region – Report
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October 29, 2013
African Business Magazine has named Dangote Group as the eighth most valuable brand in Africa in its “The Brand Africa 100” survey for 2013. It placed the group as the most valuable in consumer goods sector with a brand value of 216. According to African Business Magazine, “The study involved a comprehensive research among consumers … Continue reading Dangote Group Among Top 10 Most Valuable Brands in Africa
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October 28, 2013
A Professor of Criminology at the University of Alberta, Canada, Temitope Oriola, has launched a book on kidnapping of oil workers in Nigeria. The book, In Criminal Resistance? The Politics of Kidnapping Oil Workers, explores circumstances responsible for abducting oil workers, and reasons for it. This brings to the fore another challenge in Nigeria’s oil … Continue reading Canada-based Professor Launches Book on Oil Theft in Nigeria
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October 10, 2013
A document made available by the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS), yesterday, has shown that the country registered a total of N6.849 trillion in electronic fund transfers between January and September, 2013. The document revealed that the NIBBS Instant Pay (NIP) tracked a monthly transaction value of N761 billion from an average volume of 1.13 … Continue reading Nigeria Records N6.85 Trillion e-Transfers in Nine Months
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October 10, 2013
Man would be nothing without language. The evolution and development of language is one of mankind’s most outstanding efforts. It is through language that we express our emotions and concerns. English, Mandarin, Nupe, Kanuri and others are all means of communication that have been transferred over years. The world currently parades about 6,500 spoken languages, … Continue reading As Social Network Flogs the English Language