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#Google launches Artificial intelligence Center in Accra, Ghana

Google has officially launched its artificial intelligence research centre in Ghana. The AI centre was unveiled on Wednesday, April 10, in Ghana’s capital city of Accra. Accra was chosen last year as the preferred choice for the centre. Google belives Accra’s strong proximity to the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and the country’s strong educational ecosystem makes it the best location ...

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EFCC Investigates Cryptocurrency Platform over Fraud Allegations!

Weeks after Nigerians began complaining about challenges crypto exchange site, Paxful, a non-governmental organization has tabled the issue before Nigeria’s anti-fraud agency, the EFCC. Please release our coins, i have done all the necessary verifications but i still cannot access my account … Pls take your services & release our coins, i no do again, i have over 10Btc locked ...

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Jumia becomes first African Start up on New York Stock Exchange!

It’s now official; Jumia is the first African startup to list on the New York Stock Exchange. Jumia debuted the stock exchange today trading at $14.50 per share under the ticker symbol JMIA. The move completes what is perhaps the most important IPO for the African startup scene. News about the IPO hit news circles last year. At the time Rocket ...

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[Video] Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin surprises Stephanie with a new car, plenty cash for the members

By Theresa Moses Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin, General Overseer, Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry (C.M.D.M), Warri, Delta state surprised Miss Stephanie Idolor with a brand new Toyota Corolla after giving her N2million last week. The Founder of Mercy Television decided to bless Stephanie because ‘after blessing her with N2million God opened new doors for me’ he said. Owomowomo 1 presented the ...

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Nigeria’s debt profile rises uncontrollably – DMO

Nigeria’s total debt profile as of December 31, 2018, now stands at N24.387tn. The figure swelled by 12.25 per cent from N21.725tn in 2017 to N24.39tn in 2018. The debt rose by N2.66tn from December 31, 2017, to December 31, 2018, the Debt Management Office said. Statistics provided by DMO in Abuja on Thursday showed that the country’s public debt ...

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Jiji takes over OLX, now in full operation!

Nigeria’s largest classifieds listing platform, Jiji has reached an agreement to acquire five OLX operations in Africa. According to a press release, Naspers-backed OLX has agreed to sell its operations in Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Tanzania, and Uganda to Nigeria’s Jiji. All traffic to local OLX websites in these countries will now redirect to Jiji. This invariably means Jiji will no longer be restricted ...

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Coalition Urges Buhari to Review Decision on the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill

A coalition of civil society organisations promoting the objectives of digital rights in Nigeria and the rest of Africa has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to review his decision on the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill.In a statement released on Friday, the Coalition said, “We write to express our disappointment in President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to decline assent to the Digital ...

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Government of Japan releases USD 1.5 million for Stabilization activities in North-East Nigeria

The Government of Japan has released USD 1,500,000 to fund community stabilization activities in Nigeria’s North-East region. These funds will be utilized through an ongoing programme launched in 2016, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme in Nigeria. The interventions being implemented in the region are aimed at supporting victims of Boko Haram insurgency in the three most affected States ...

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NIGERIAN ARMY DISTANCES SELF FROM KOGI STATE INTERNAL SQUABBLE

The Nigerian Army has released a statement on 2nd April, distancing itself from whatever may look like internal squabble in Kogi state. According to the Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa “Nigerian Army has received a report of the purported or planned use of soldiers to remove and eject the Kogi State Chief Judge from his official residence.” ...

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I Was Neither Arrested Nor Detained By Police — Mike Adamu Says

Businessman, Mike Adamu has denied being arrested or detained by the Nigerian Police over a purported court order. Mr. Adamu, who is the CEO of Reform Sports West Africa Limited and son of Amos Adamu, former Director-General, National Sport Commission, made this assertion via a press statement he signed and sent to the media on Sunday. The statement became necessary ...

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