Google invests over 3billion in Europe, interesting reason why…

Google will invest 3 billion euros ($3.3 billion) to expand its data centers across Europe over the next two years, the company said Friday. The company’s CEO Sundar Pichai said in a blog post that Google would invest an additional 600 million euros into its Hamina, Finland data center next year, bringing total investment in[...]

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Amazing Events happening this week in Lagos…

The weekend is almost upon us and we have an amazing lineup of events coming up that we feel should be on your radar; [Re:]Entanglements In the mood for a bit of culture? Then hit the [Re:]Entanglements project exhibition, which will be taking place at the National Museum in Lagos. The exhibition features a series[...]

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How the National Economic Council intends to ensure the NLTP benefit only Nigerian Herdsmen

The National Economic Council (NEC), chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday declared that the N100 billion budget for the National Livestock Transformation Programme (NLTP) does not accommodate foreign pastoralists. Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State had on Monday during a live programme reportedly said Fulani herdsmen from Chad, Niger and other neighbouring countries would[...]

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The Nigerian Economic summit group Chairman, confirms over 35 trillion is Needed for Infrastructure

Chairman, Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), Asue Ighodalo, has said that the country requires about $100 billion (N36 trillion) to get the right infrastructure. To get this huge sum, Ighodalo urged the Federal Government to encourage investors by granting incentives and creating the right policy framework to secure investments. He said this yesterday when NESG[...]

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Digital Encode cautions Organizations against Cyber Security Products stealing information

Digital Encode, a cyber-security and Compliance Advisory Company has cautioned organisations against over-dependence on cyber security products for protection against cyber-attacks. The founders of Digital Encode, Dr. Wale Obadare and Dr. Oluseyi Akindeinde, who gave the warning, also expressed worries over the implementation of none impactful cyber security solutions to organisations by vendors which has[...]

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Exposé: Is the Osinbajo Buhari Honeymoon Over?

Early in the week, President Muhammadu Buhari announced a crack team of economists, led by Prof. Doyin Salami, as members of his Economic Advisory Council (EAC). The team replaces the Economic Management Team (EMT) headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Aside from Salami, a respected Professor of Economics at the Lagos Business School, who sits[...]

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CBN raises the stakes to achieve q Cash-less Nigeria

Gives approval-in-principle to three payment service banks The race for the national roll-out of cash-less policy in the country has gained additional momentum, as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), yesterday, gave an Approvals-in-Principle (AIP) to three Payment Service Banks (PSBs). This immediately followed the circular to all banks in the country on the full[...]

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Ecommerce Giant, Amazon unveil counter- intuitive product, Amazon Cash!

Online shopping giant Amazon is betting that some customers would rather use cash. The e-commerce company announced “Amazon PayCode” on Wednesday, which lets shoppers buy something online, then show up at one of 15,000 Western Union locations in person to pay in cash. That option was already available in 19 countries, but is rolling out[...]

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First Bank launches Financial aids for Educational Institutions

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has introduced a financial package that provides loans and other benefits to educational institutions to enable them manage academic, administrative, professional, logistics payment challenges. The Lagos-headquartered financial services company announced this in a statement issued on Wednesday. The modular package, titled ‘FirstEdu’, encompasses the FirstEdu loan and FirstEdu portal, both[...]

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Boris Johnson calls for a diplomatic response to Saudi Oil Crisis

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has agreed with President Donald Trump that there must be “a united diplomatic response from international partners” to the weekend attacks on Saudi oil facilities. Johnson’s office said the two leaders spoke by phone on Wednesday. Britain has joined the U.S. and others in condemning Saturday’s attacks on the heart[...]

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Nigerian health sector finally intensifies the fight against Lasa Fever

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has adopted public enlightenment and awareness creation strategy and timely intervention to check the alarming rate of Lassa fever outbreak in the country. Statistics released by the NCDC, showed that between January and July 2019, Lassa fever claimed about 139 lives, with 615 confirmed cases, 17 probable and[...]

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Police and Soldiers storm Sowore establishment, Here’s Why

A good number of soldiers and Police officers have barricaded the gate of an online media, ‘SaharaReporters’. The security operatives were said to have ordered for the opening of the gate in order to gain entrance inside the organizations offices. “Open the gate! Come outside. “What are you doing here? “Is this Sahara Reporters office?”[...]

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