Archives Tag: Nigerian

TECH

Nigerian Startup, Salubata Technologies, Wins $10,000 At The Kigali Startup Festival

April 19, 2022

Salubata reforms plastic wastes. Nigerian start-up, Salubata Technologies, won a cash sum of $10,000 (about N4.2 million) at the Kigali Startup Festival 2022 of the Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF) in Kigali, Rwanda. The Nigerian enterprise got the prize money after emerging winner of the Green Innovation Guru Award category during the event. The Youth Forum … Continue reading Nigerian Startup, Salubata Technologies, Wins $10,000 At The Kigali Startup Festival

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Health

Kemisola Bolarinwa Has Invented A Smart Bra Capable Of Detecting Breast Cancer

April 19, 2022

Watching her aunt die of breast cancer made Kemisola Bolarinwa vow to contribute to the fight against breast cancer. As part of innovations aimed at detecting breast cancer in its early stage, Nigerian robotics engineer Kemisola Bolarinwa and her team at Nextwear Technology, a wearables firm located in Abuja the capital city of Nigeria, worked … Continue reading Kemisola Bolarinwa Has Invented A Smart Bra Capable Of Detecting Breast Cancer

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Fashion

Nigeria Fashion Shows 

April 19, 2022

  Whether you run a large or small fashion business, you need a career boost. Potential customers must know about your fashion brand and the kind of products and services you offer. Fashion shows are organized for fashion entrepreneurs to showcase their products. Read more about Fashion Nigeria’s fashion industry has shown its commitment to … Continue reading Nigeria Fashion Shows 

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FinTech

4 Growth Lessons Nigerian FinTechs Can Learn From PayPal

April 19, 2022

PayPal is the biggest FinTech in the world. It conducts millions of financial transactions daily. PayPal’s net income amounted to 801 million U.S. dollars in the fourth quarter of 2021, down from over 1 billion U.S. dollars from the previous quarter. However, PayPal has been described as the most valuable FinTech in the world. Read more … Continue reading 4 Growth Lessons Nigerian FinTechs Can Learn From PayPal

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TECH

Nigerian HealthTracka Closes $1.5 Million Seed Funding

April 19, 2022

It is common knowledge that before a doctor or physician treats a patient, he must first determine what exactly is wrong. This is called diagnostics, the focal point of healthcare. Sadly, in third-world countries like Nigeria and most African countries, there is hardly adequate healthcare infrastructure for screening and testing of patients. Ultimately leaving a gap … Continue reading Nigerian HealthTracka Closes $1.5 Million Seed Funding

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Hostel.ng Wants To Help Nigerian Students Find Quality Accommodation

April 19, 2022

Every new student dreads one thing; How to find accommodation. For one thing, the university’s on-campus hostels can’t accommodate all admitted students. A fact that has left many students looking for accommodation off-campus. That and the fact that most on-campus hostel rooms are already overcrowded with living conditions nothing to write home about. Such a … Continue reading Hostel.ng Wants To Help Nigerian Students Find Quality Accommodation

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Did You Know? Discover Nigeria

Nigerian Student Emerges Best Graduating Student At Howard University Medical School

April 19, 2022

The Nigerian is a recipient of numerous awards such as the Howard University Medical Alumni Association Alumni Award, Michael Oliver Dumas Prize, Dr M. Wharton Young Prize, Merck Manual Awards, and more. Read more about Discover Nigeria A 22-year-old Nigerian lady identified as BoubiniMiyensinte Jones-Wonni has displayed the ingenuity of Nigeria at the global level … Continue reading Nigerian Student Emerges Best Graduating Student At Howard University Medical School

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Did You Know? Discover Nigeria

Do You Know: First Nigerian Nuclear Physicist – Frank Nwachukwu Ndili

April 19, 2022

  Frank Nwachukwu Ndili was born on the 6th of October, 1934. He was the 1st Nigerian Nuclear Physicist and the 7th Vice Chancellor (President) of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He served as Vice Chancellor (President) of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka from 1980 until he was succeeded by Professor Chimere Ikoku in 1985. … Continue reading Do You Know: First Nigerian Nuclear Physicist – Frank Nwachukwu Ndili

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Did You Know? Discover Nigeria Women

Doyin Abiola: The First Woman Editor Of A Nigerian Daily Newspaper

April 19, 2022

Doyinsola Hamidat Abiola (Nee Aboaba) was the Managing Director and Publisher of the National Concord Newspaper. She is the first Nigerian woman to be an editor of a Nigerian daily newspaper. Education and Career Read more about Do you know? Dr. Doyin Abiola was educated at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria where she earned a … Continue reading Doyin Abiola: The First Woman Editor Of A Nigerian Daily Newspaper

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Did You Know? Nigeria Politics

Did You Know: What To Know About Getting Your PVC

April 19, 2022

Since 2017, there has been a continuous voter registration (CVR) to enable as many Nigerians as possible to exercise their franchise. This exercise, however, will come to a close on the 30th of June 2022 to enable the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to prepare for the general elections slated for the 25th of February … Continue reading Did You Know: What To Know About Getting Your PVC

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How To International

How To Get A Nigerian Passport

April 19, 2022

How do I obtain an international passport in Nigeria? This is a frequently asked question by Nigerians who want to travel abroad. If you want to know how to get an international passport in Nigeria, you’ve come to the right place. If you want to travel abroad for vacation, school, or business, you must have … Continue reading How To Get A Nigerian Passport

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Opportunities

Apply For The MasterCard Foundation Transforming Nigerian Youth Program

April 19, 2022

MasterCard Foundation, through its Young Africa Works strategy, is working to create a network of young entrepreneurs and change drivers in managerial positions across Nigeria. They are doing this through the Transforming Nigerian Youth Program, which they have initiated to encourage entrepreneurship among the country’s teeming youth population. Read more about Opportunities Working in partnership … Continue reading Apply For The MasterCard Foundation Transforming Nigerian Youth Program

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TECH

Emmanuel Njoku, The 19-Year Old Nigerian Blockchain Genius

April 19, 2022

Njoku’s dream has always been to build an operating system like the American Bill Gates, or a social media platform like Mark Zukerberg. And has always aspired to be the African Mark Zukerberg. A dream people including his mother made jest of. Instead of becoming despaired, he began to ask questions and pored through every … Continue reading Emmanuel Njoku, The 19-Year Old Nigerian Blockchain Genius

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SPORTS

Mikel Obi Launches Back2Base Initiative

April 19, 2022

Mikel retired from the Nigerian national team after the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Read more about Sports In a bid to give back to the society, former Super Eagles of Nigeria captain Mikel Obi has launched the Back2Base initiative. The program aims to encourage young Nigerian athletes to pursue careers in football, … Continue reading Mikel Obi Launches Back2Base Initiative

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Did You Know? Discover Nigeria

Do You Know? The First Black Rhodes Professor At St Antony’s College, Oxford Is A Nigerian?

April 19, 2022

Wale Adebanwi was born in 1969. He is a Nigerian-born first Black Rhodes Professor at St Antony’s College, Oxford where he was, until June 2021, a Professor of Race Relations and a Governing Board Fellow. He is currently a Presidential Penn Compact Professor of Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Read more about Do … Continue reading Do You Know? The First Black Rhodes Professor At St Antony’s College, Oxford Is A Nigerian?

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