Nigeria readies ten startups for GITEX 2017

The Nigeria government through the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) will be promoting ten startups at this year’s Gitex technology expo and conference holding in Dubai from October 8-12. The country’s tech-ambassadors were carefully selected after a highly competitive process anchored by the Office for ICT Innovation & Entrepreneurship (OIIE) which is an arm of the NITDA.

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Are You Ready For The Indo-African ICT Expo 2017

The Indian Communications Minister will be leading a strong delegation of manufacturers, industry operators and government officials, and will be joined by the Nigerian Communications Minister, government officials, regulators, along with the Nigerian business community, leaders like yourselves.

THE Governments of India  and Nigeria are set to forge closer cooperation in a determined effort to accelerate growth in Information and Communications Technology with a view to boost both countries’ economies through greater penetration and use of advanced technologies and services. Continue reading

NADDC plans Automotive Design Competition

The National Automotive Design and Development Council, NADDC, will soon be organizing a nationwide Automotive Design Competition to engage and promote the incredible creative and innovative talents of our youth. 

According to a statement made available to Transport Day newspaper by NADDC, and signed by Rasheed Bello, the competition is “not to design sports and luxury cars, but to conceptualize highly advanced, innovative and cost-effective strategically positioned market driven concepts that would be produced in Nigeria. NADDC will support the development of winning concepts and integrate local content, feeding directly into the Nigerian automotive ecosystem, especially our proposed Automotive Industrial Clusters for Nnewi, Kaduna and Oshogbo” Continue reading

Motorola Is “Officially” Back in Nigeria; Unveils New Range of Smartphones

Lenovo, through its Subsidiary, Motorola Mobility, unveiled a new range of Moto smartphones to core dealers in Nigeria at a groundbreaking event which held in Lagos. The smartphone models which include the Moto E4, Moto E4 plus, Moto C 3G, Moto C 4G and Moto C plus boasts of exciting new features and user-friendly applications. Motorola’s range of innovative smartphones guarantee consumers the opportunity to experience high definition display and cutting edge design at value prices. Continue reading

Asgardia: the world’s first space Country

Virgin Galactic, headed by British tycoon Richard Branson, is racing to become the first major private space tourism company. In 2016, it unveiled the SpaceShipTwo, envisioned to travel 50 miles above the earth's surface. No flying dates have been set, however.
Where is the vatican, some questions need to be answered, by who? Well that’s what we have to fine out.
Named after a Norse mythological city of the skies, Asgardia is open to all residents on planet earth and it doesn’t cost anything to join.
Russian scientist Dr Igor Ashurbeyli announced his plans to form the world’s first independent nation that operates in outer space in October 2016. Since then, hundreds of thousands of people have signed up to be citizens.

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Why They Are Leaving Nigeria — To Create Hope

From my immediate University clique, another person is leaving Nigeria for America at the end of this month, with her family of three. Virtually every month for the last two years, I’ve gone to visit one person or the other who was making a similar move. In fact, one of them did this spreadsheet to show justify with numbers why he was moving his family to UK while remaining here to work until he made up his mind whether he would up and leave to join them as well. Continue reading

2017 International Fathers Day Celebration organised by The GoodFathers Foundation

 

The Goodfathers foundation is a non-profit/governmental organisation with focus on promoting ideals that contribute to moulding good fathers, and supporting/celebrating men with excellent fatherly characteristics in our society. We also encourage future fathers to aim for excellence, as this is critical to the smooth running of society. Continue reading