Tech Giants seek rules and regulations for Facial Recognition Technology

It almost comes naturally to many smartphone users today. You can just take out your iPhone — or Android equivalent — and hold it up to your face to unlock the device. But the technology behind that has become increasingly controversial of late, with business executives and regulators alike calling for oversight. Microsoft CEO Satya[...]

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Coza Senior Pastor is being Detained by the Police Headquarters following his Arrest

Biodun Fatoyinbo, Senior Pastor and founder of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) is currently being detained at Nigerian Police Force Headquarters in Abuja after he surrendered himself for questioning over rape allegations levelled against him by Mrs Busola Dakolo. Mrs Dakolo, wife of Nigeria’s inspirational singer Timi Dakolo had accused Fatoyinbo of raping her[...]

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Falconets of Nigeria win Gold for the First time in 12years- African Games

Nigeria’s Under-20 women’s national team, Falconets, have won the women’s football tournament of the ongoing 12th African Games in Rabat Morocco. The Christopher Danjuma tutored team won the gold after a 3-2 penalty shoot-out triumph over their Cameroonian counterparts. Both teams had battled to a 1-1 draw in a group phase match eight days ago[...]

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Agriculture in Africa is about to receive a 25billion AfDB Contribution

The African Development Bank (AfDB), says it is currently investing 25 billion dollars to help make agriculture and agribusiness Africa’s biggest industry. The statement by the bank’s Communication and External Relations Department on Thursday, said the AfDB’s president, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina made the disclosure at the ongoing Tokyo International Conference of African Development (TICAD) in[...]

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Why you still need to buy Bitcoin

Bitcoin (BTC) has been absolutely hammered over the past two days. In fact, some 36 hours ago, it was trading at $10,200; now, the cryptocurrency is sitting snug at $9,500. This dramatic sell-off, which comes after the cryptocurrency traded in the low-$10,000s for a good two weeks, has inflicted investors across the board with a[...]

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9year old Nigerian Boy codes his way into over 25. Video Games!

At just 9-years-old, Nigerian Basil Okpara is reported to have built more than 30 mobile games. Like many others his age, Basil loves to play games but his fascination with gaming does not end at playing, his curious mind has led him into coding, leading him to come with dozens of game ideas, ChannelsTV reports.[...]

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Emirati Women takes consistent strides to promote Women Empowerment in the UAE

This year's Emirati Women's Day theme, 'Women, Icons of Tolerance', aims to highlight and promote the values of tolerance. UAE is celebrating Emirati Women’s Day on Wednesday with a host of events around the country to acknowledge their contribution to the country. In order to celebrate their contribution, Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Mother of the[...]

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Emirates takes no steps against combustible Macbook pro’s!

There are currently no plans by Emirates to place restrictions on MacBook Pro laptops amid fears the batteries could catch fire. All 15-inch versions of Apple’s MacBook Pro must be carried in the cabin and switched off, Qantas said in a statement Wednesday. The rule went into effect Tuesday morning. Rival Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd.[...]

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Nigerian Society takes on Cyber Fraud and its ills!

Following the recent involvement of some Nigerians in cyber fraud in the United States, the Information Security Society of Nigeria-Africa has resolved to embark on aggressive campaigns on cyber security. The move is expected to stem the tide of fraudulent activities perpetrated via the internet within and outside the country. ISSAN President, Dr. David Isiavwe,[...]

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Business survey reveals trends going into business for the Final Quarter

The August 2019 Business Expectations Survey (BES) has identified insufficient power supply (65.9 points), high interest rate (56.5 points), financial problems (53.7 points) and unfavourable economic climate (53.5 points), as major factors constrained businesses in the month under review. It also identified unclear economic laws (50.8 points), unfavourable political climate (47 points), insufficient demand (46[...]

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Communications Committee promises deeper broadband coverage

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has assured Nigerians of pervasive broadband penetration, irrespective of location. The Commission said it was conscious of the pivotal role greater broadband penetration would play in actualising deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) devices and Smart Services in any economy, while assuring Nigerians that it has developed a framework to[...]

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Weight lifting Nigerian Team wins 6Gold at African Games

Team Nigeria has won six gold medals in weightlifting and three silver at the ongoing African Games in Morocco. The weightlifting event was held at the Nahda Arena in Salle Nahda. A former national junior lifter, Emmanuel Appah, won three gold medals in the men’s 61kg, having lifted a total of 271kg, with 120kg in[...]

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Facebook’s dream of a global cryptocurrency raises political stakes

Facebook introduced its vision for a global cryptocurrency called Libra two months ago, and since then, regulators have piled criticism onto the project. They may have their own reasons. Global privacy regulators, central bankers and finance ministers have voiced concerns with the proposed Libra cryptocurrency because it could, at least in theory, drastically change or[...]

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Brazil vehemently rebuffs aid from G7 Sympathizers for Amazon Fires

Brazil has rejected aid from G7 countries to fight wildfires in the Amazon, with a top official telling French President Emmanuel Macron to take care of “his home and his colonies.” Nearly 80,000 forest fires have broken out in Brazil since the beginning of the year — just over half of them in the massive[...]

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Buhari presents full ministerial list and remains minister of Petroleum

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday swore in the 43 appointed ministers at the Federal Executive Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari who announced the portfolio of each minister shortly after they were sworn in, urged them to direct all memos to his Chief of Staff Abba Kyari. The president retained the portfolio of Minister of[...]

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Breaking : Abiodun Fatoyingbo of COZA has been Arrested!

Biodun Fatoyinbo, Senior Pastor and founder of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) is currently being detained at Nigerian Police Force Headquarters in Abuja after he surrendered himself for questioning over rape allegations levelled against him by Mrs Busola Dakolo. Mrs Dakolo, wife of Nigeria’s inspirational singer Timi Dakolo had accused Fatoyinbo of raping her[...]

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