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CoinCola Launches its Bitcoin Exchange Platform In #Nigeria

Hong-Kong based cryptocurrency marketplace, CoinCola, has extended its cryptocurrency exchange services to Nigeria, offering a fast and secure trading service to users. Hong Kong-based P2P bitcoin platform @CoinCola_Global, an OTC cryptocurrency marketplace which aims to provide trustworthy trading and exchange services to its users is now available for users to buy bitcoin in Nigeria, with a feature that lets you convert ...

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Football Legend, Drogba champions the Campaign for Digital Literacy in Africa

Footballing legend, Didier Drogba has a lot of free time on his hands now that he is retired. But the maestro has decided to put all that time into good use now as he has signed an agreement to promote digital literacy across Africa. The Cote d’Ivoire national this week sealed an agreement with the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) ...

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#TheAfricaweWant: Actionaid, Activista commemorate African Liberation Day!

Actionaid Nigeria in partnership with the African Rising and Activista Nigeria have joined forces to commemorate one of the most special days to be celebrated by the Africans, African Liberation Day 2019 yesterday, May 24th in Abuja. This year’s commemoration with a theme “Redefining the African Narrative” had amongst other participants, youth activists and comrades, the media, young professionals across ...

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Microsoft launches Africa Development Centre (ADC) Site in Lagos

Microsoft, on Friday, opened the Nigeria site of its first Africa Development Centre (ADC). The centre, which is Microsoft’s 7th globally, is recruiting world-class African engineering talent to develop innovative solutions that span the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge. Increased Microsoft presence in Africa will empower partners and customers as they use Microsoft solutions in fields important to the continent like FinTech, ...

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‘We are scaling up the positive Impacts of educators in Nigeria’ – Opashi, ASNE Convener

Emem Opashi, the convener of ASNE 2019, an Annual School and Educators Expo in Abuja has reiterated the essence of this important event which is to help scale up the positive impacts of educators within education sector in Nigeria and ultimately in Africa as a continent. Opashi made this know while giving the opening remarks at the first day of ...

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Guild Of Professional Bloggers Of Nigeria Condemns NASS’s New Media Accreditation Guidelines

The Guild Of Professional Bloggers Of Nigeria (GPBN) has condemned the new guidelines issued by the National Assembly on the accreditation of media houses and online Publishers covering the National Assembly. The GPBN in a Press release issued in Lagos last night and personally signed by its National President Chris Kehinde Nwandu (CKN),said the guidelines is a violation of the ...

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Nigeria introduces E-Visa Process for Visa-on-Arrival to Aid Business and Tourism

Nigeria adopts e-Visa process to issue visa-on-arrival to high calibre foreign nationals who wish to invest in the country as well as for tourists. Nigeria is introducing an online procedure for the processing of Visa-On-Arrival applications from May 13, according to the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS). Starting this week: Online applications now possible for Visas on Arrival for Nigeria: https://t.co/hO2YS1vwzfPart ...

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#WetinWeGain: NGO launches new campaign on extractive data transparency

Policy Alert, in partnership with Publish What You Pay (PWYP) Nigeria, launches new campaign to empower resource-rich communities in the Niger Delta with data for holding government and extractive companies accountable. Policy Alert and Publish What You Pay (PWYP) Nigeria have today launched #WetinWeGain, a campaign that seeks to promote greater disclosure on oil, gas and mining transactions in Nigeria, and empower ...

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How KonstructApp helps eliminate Quackery in Nigeria’s construction industry

On the 13th of May 2019, a three-storey building in Lagos Island collapsed killing 18 people with over 100 people sustaining different forms of injuries. The news sent grief across the nation as Nigerians deplored the horrible state of building construction in the country. Over the past 10 years, the nation has witnessed a number of building collapse that has ...

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RWANDA THE EGALITARIAN GENERAL AND NIGERIA’S DIMINISHING RETURN by Adaora Onyechere

Over the years, mainstreaming women across all sectors in Africa has seen its fair share of the highs and the low. The diplomacy in approaching cultures that are moribund, the burecracy in taking a stand against policies and systems that do not aid the narrative to strive even the emerging clusters of ideals. Although gender mainstreaming is now well established ...

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