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22 Nov
After snapping up Twitter, one of Silicon Valley's most iconic companies, Elon Musk swiftly introduced his no-holds-barred work ethic, setting up a bitter culture clash with thousands of workers who still believed
11 Oct
Billionaire Silicon Valley investor Yuri Milner said Monday he had renounced his Russian citizenship.
28 Aug
Poised to increase the number of tech startups in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the state, and tap into the $34b innovation economy, the Ogun State government has entered...
3 Jun 2021
The present-day world relies on an economy that enjoys a symbiotic relationship between town and gown. Research from the university, for example, feeds the Silicon Valley
8 Nov 2020
For tech-savvy travellers, a trip to a greek beach or some exotic location is not enough, they are most likely to feel at home in a tech-friendly environment. And where best to explore than cities at the forefront of technology? Below are some of the four most advanced tech destinations you should visit: Silicon Valley…
30 Aug 2019
Brain Squad, a group of five Nigerian girls, has invented an app that helps less privileged children go to school. The app, Handsout, won the People’s Choice award at this year’s global Technovation competition in Silicon Valley, California. More than 19,000 teenage girls were featured in the competition
19 Jun 2019
Coming on the heels of its recent expansion to the UK and Japan, Africa’s leading business process outsourcing company domiciled in Nigeria, has announced its strategic working relationship with US-based information as a service firm, Business Reactor. Founder and CEO of Outsource Global, Amal Hassan, said: “we have traditionally served mainstream clients in financial services,…
17 Apr 2019
At the time we started our company from building a technology platform for a farm while in school in Edo state, two other technology co-founders who were also graduate students at the other side of the world were tinkering with an idea in a friend’s garage at Menlo Park in California. That company became Google.…
11 Oct 2018
Silicon Valley- Nigeria Economic Development Inc. (SV-NED) in collaboration with Global Connection for Women Foundation (GC4W) and the United Nations women...
12 Sep 2018
Many years ago, I was sitting inside an investor’s office in Redwood City in Silicon Valley, and he asked me a question that threw me off-guard. He wondered if the returns on real-estate in Africa were not better than the returns on startups? His family had bought a lot of land in Tanzania for farming,…
31 Aug 2018
A start-up social enterprise driven to raise the next generation science and technology leaders, and train female developers Tech4Her Africa, has emerged winner of the AngelHack Hackathon hosted at Impact Hub, Ikoyi, Lagos State.
29 Aug 2018
Olayinka is a Nigerian founder who has been struggling to build a unique digital commerce startup that brings traders in physical markets online. His initial efforts were very successful as he opted for WhatsApp...

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Team Delta on Friday walloped Team Oyo 3-0 to win gold in the women’s team Table Tennis final at the ongoing National Sports Festival in Asaba, Delta. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the quartet of Rashidat Ogundele, Fatima Bello, Ajoke Ojomu and Aminat Fashola trashed Team Oyo in a one-sided final at the…
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The Dein of Agbor kingdom, Dein Keagborekuzi 1, has said that the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege who is the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State, will make an amazing governor if given the chance to serve. The first-class traditional monarch made the remark on Friday, December…
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US President Joe Biden signed into law Friday a rare intervention by Congress forcing freight rail unions to accept a salary deal, avoiding a possibly devastating strike -- but putting the pro-union Democrat in an awkward political position. Biden signed the law in a brief White House ceremony only a week before unions who had…
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South Korea scored a dramatic late goal to beat Portugal 2-1 on Friday and qualify for the World Cup last 16 at Uruguay's expense. Hwang Hee-chan's goal in stoppage time was enough to put the Koreans through to the knockout phase on goals scored, even though Uruguay beat Ghana 2-0 in the other match in…
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The President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, has been accepted as Africa’s Agricultural Technology Ambassador by the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF).