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Google at 20: Here are 6 Things You Need to Know About the Tech Giant

Global tech company and search engine giant, Google, is celebrating its 20th year anniversary. It is simply fascinating that in just 2 decades, the company has become a key player in the revolution of the modern Internet. From its search engine, which has become so entwined into our daily lives, there’s now a synonym for ‘search’ (you hear people say –just ‘Google’ ...

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Have You Heard of the New WhatsApp Conference Call Feature? Here’s How it Works!

The global messaging platform, WhatsApp, has rolled out a new conference call feature, for its IOS and Android users. Officially rolled out about 2 months ago (for beta users), the new feature is designed to let the platform’s users hold calls –both video and voice, with multiple participants. This is an improvement for the Facebook-owned platform to its already available ...

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Report: Over 2.7 Million Smartphones were Shipped into Nigeria in Just 3 Months!

Mobile phone shipments to Nigeria and Africa is witnessing an uptick. According to data from the International Data Corporation (IDC), the total shipments of smartphones into Nigeria topped 2.7 million between April and June 2018 as there was an impressive 15.8% growth compared to the same quarter in 2017. Smartphone penetration is on the rise in emerging markets and can dramatically enhance ...

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#OsunGuber2018: PDP takes INEC to court, demands arrest of returning officer

The Peoples Democratic Party is approaching the court to contest the declaration of Saturday’s governorship election in Osun as inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The party disclosed this in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Monday in Abuja. According to Ologbondiyan, the September 22 polls had already been concluded and results announced in all ...

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Buhari urges world leaders to uphold dignity in governance

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has called on world leaders to emulate values of former South African President, Nelson Mandela, by prioritising dignity in their quest to ensure just, peaceful and inclusive governance to all. Buhari, who spoke at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit in New York, said the centenary celebration of Mandela was an opportunity for the leaders to rededicate ...

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EU takes Poland to court over judicial reform

The European Union said Monday it has decided to take Poland to the bloc’s top court over the overhaul of the country’s judicial system and also ask the European Court of Justice to suspend a recent law on Supreme Court judges. The EU’s executive Commission has been increasingly critical of Poland’s judicial reform under a right-wing government and has alleged ...

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Android Clocks 10! Here is a Chronicle of its Evolution Through the Years

The Android OS is ten years old! On September 23, 2008, the Android operating system was unveiled by Google. Initially developed by Android Inc., Google took over the company in 2005 for just $50 million. The first Android phone, the T-Mobile G1, was announced 10 years ago today https://t.co/2EIvrPYj48pic.twitter.com/EjZRPGcvEE — Android Police (@AndroidPolice) September 23, 2018 Since its launch, Android has grown humongous. It is now ...

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[Download] EVA Launches Situational Analysis Report on Sexual Reproductive Health in Nigeria!

A youth-focus organisation in Nigeria, ‘Education As a Vaccine’ (EVA) has launched a situational report on sexual reproductive health and rights of the young persons in Nigeria in Abuja today. According to Patrick Enwerem, Team Leader, Policy Influencing and Advocacy “we are here today basically to disseminate a report of situation analysis that our young advocates were able to gather ...

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#OsunGuber: PDP Rejects INEC Declaration of Osun Guber as Inconclusive 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed its displeasure in INEC’s official release declaring recently concluded Osun State Gubernatorial elections as inconclusive. PDP has made this known to the public yesterday in a Press Release by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan. Read  the Statement Below : The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rejects in its entirety, the Independent National Electoral ...

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National Assembly postpones resumption!

Nigeria’s National Assembly has postponed it’s resumption. The parliament will now resume on October 9 instead of September 25 earlier slated. The postponement was contained in a statement by the National Assembly clerk, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, addressed to the lawmakers. “This is to inform all Distinguished Senators and Honourable Members that resumption of plenary session earlier scheduled for Tuesday, 25th September ...

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