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1 Jun
The Equiano cable, named after Nigerian-born writer and abolitionist Olaudah Equiano, is a cutting-edge infrastructure based on space-division multiplexing (SDM) technology, with 12 fiber pairs and a design capacity of 144Tbps, roughly 20 times more network capacity than the previous cable built to serve this region. Olaudah was born in the Eboe (Igbo) region of…
31 May
Less than a year to the end of President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure, Nigerians across states, gender, income groups, religions, political orientations, and educational qualifications are vocalizing their expectations about the character and competence of his ideal successor. Seven years after the retired general rode into office on the slogan of “Change” with promises to address…
31 May
Prejudice is an opinion without judgement, one can still be heavily criticised for being kind. The fact that we are not equally gifted or blessed is an opportunity for the rich to give charity as giving charity to the deserving is not just charity but justice. In a video that went viral recently, the First…
28 May
When the newly sworn-in Governor of Oyo State, His Excellency Seyi Makinde, announced in his inauguration address that he would be donating his monthly salary to the teacher pensioners’ fund, little did the people of Oyo State know that this token was just the beginning of what his administration would go on to do for…
26 May
As Nigeria’s main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) makes final preparation for its highly anticipated presidential primaries scheduled for this weekend in Abuja, the aspirants are also in final race to politick their way to pick the party’s coveted ticket. For over three months now, aspirants have transversed the length and breadth of the…
26 May
This year, Africa Day coincides with the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland. African leaders, together with world leaders, are gathering to discuss critical issues of importance to Africa, and the world. One of the critical issues that Africa must address is how the continent tackles climate change and the role…
22 May
Nigeria is currently preoccupied with insecurity issues, banditry, herdsmen, restructuring, separatist agitators, youth unemployment, work stoppages, and economic challenges, to name just a few. As serious as these challenges may appear, we believe they are not capable of sinking Nigeria because they are challenges that could be solved if the right actions were taken. What…
18 May
Nigeria is endowed with a population of about 200 million people, with nearly 50 million using the internet. This has positioned the country as Africa's most promising and suitable destination for foreign investors to participate in its economic development. It is no surprise that global tech giants like Google, Facebook, Netflix, Microsoft, and others chose…
9 May
Exactly a month ago, on Thursday, April 7, 2022, the commencement of the 28th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide Against The Tutsi kicked off. The yearly commemoration which is in its 28th year has always been themed Kwibuka (Kwibuka is a Kinyarwanda word for remember.) And this year was no different. What was different about…
5 May
Basic education in Edo state experienced three exciting changes in the first quarter of 2022.
27 Apr
Regardless of technological and financial innovations, money is a form of technology that has been around for a few thousand years. But it changed a little in terms of its fundamental nature and effects. It was heartwarming when the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami announced policy initiatives that promote investment in…
26 Apr
Without a doubt, the greatest issue affecting young people in Nigeria today is unemployment. The National Bureau of Statistics put youth unemployment at 53.4 percent as of December 2020, and the aggregate unemployment rate of 33.3 percent is the third-highest in the world. The direct impact is a surge in poverty levels. By the end…

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) says it is aware of the ongoing outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) caused by the Sudan strain of the Ebola Virus (EV) in Uganda.
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In an iconic move to care for military and police personnel with mental health issues, the Defence and Police Officers Wives Association, (DEPOWA), has laid the foundation for a world-class Post-Trauma Stress Disorder (PTSD) centre in Abuja.
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Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, the Chairman of, the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has described corruption in the education sector as stealing the future of the country.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday in Abakaliki displayed the list of governorship candidates nominated by political parties for the 2023 governorship race in Ebonyi.
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Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), yesterday, criticised the President Muhammadu Buhari administration for shifting completion date of the multi-billion naira Second Niger Bridge ....