Monday, 4th December 2023


12 hours ago
Sir: There is power and passion in the positive name of individuals, institutions, communities and countries. Perhaps, that explains the undercurrent of the moving mantra that: “Only the best is good for Bells,” as excitedly chorused by students and staff members alike, especially whenever the name of the nation’s premier private university of technology is mentioned, anywhere in the whole wide world. And they have more than one reason to be so effusive in their responses.
20 Nov
To solve myriads and unabated problems Nigeria and Nigerians are passing through, governments at all levels have been called upon to channel huge resources wasted in purchasing fleets of cars, motorcades and frivolous things for politicians in education, especially the aspect of science and technology. Likewise, governments have been called upon to create an enabling…
12 Nov
“When you ask someone to leave where they are or ask them to join you, you are asking them to make a commitment. I take that commitment seriously,” Myra Norton once said. The allure of the tech industry is undeniable. Tech world is one of innovation, high salaries, and endless possibilities. Aspiring tech professionals grapple…
1 Nov
Experts have stated that cloud computing is essential for businesses to thrive and provide a robust foundation for digital acceleration needs and initiatives.
29 Oct
Just recently, the Minister of Communications, Innovation & Digital Economy, Dr Bosun Tijani, unveiled a strategic blueprint for the ministry, which aims at accelerating Nigeria’s collective prosperity through technical efficiency.
6 Oct
At the fifth African Edutech conference, jointly organised by the Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) and an educational consultant, Edufirst, held in Lagos, yesterday, participants from Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana, lamented that Africa was not tapping enough from the potential of technology in advancing learning in the education sector.
27 Sep
The role of technology in the blue economy is to enable and enhance the sustainable use and management of the ocean and its resources for economic and social benefits.
14 Sep
Responding to recent questions regarding the indiscriminate checkpoints across the country that disrupt the flow of traffic and encourage extortion and other inappropriate behaviours by police officers, the acting Inspector-General of Police, Olukayode Egbetokun, stated that the Nigeria Police Force cannot vacate the checkpoints. He added that checkpoints are vibrant parts of visibility policing and…
22 Jun
Different speakers at the Dansol High School, Lagos, were optimistic that technology has become a significant tool to improve life, society and positively impact others despite the damning abuses the world has witnessed.
20 May
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that Nigeria needs technology to be able to compete with the likes of China.
19 Mar
Mother’s Day is today. It is a chance to appreciate and celebrate mothers for their roles in society. Synonymous with mothers' roles is what Uchenna Onwuamaegbu-Ugwu, founder of Edufun Technik Limited, a leading voice in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) education development for girls, is doing. She uses technology to shape the future of children…
15 Mar
The power of women’s voices is an important factor in the advancement of every nation, even though it is often underestimated.


4 mins ago
  The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has alerted the public to antics of some expelled members of the party trying to discredit its national leader and presidential candidate, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, and Kano State governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf. In a statement on Monday by Ladipo Johnson, on behalf of the NNPP National Working…
10 mins ago
At least 57 people were killed and many more were feared trapped under debris following landslides and flooding triggered by heavy rainfall in northern Tanzania, the president and officials said on Monday. Torrential downpours at the weekend washed away vehicles and brought down buildings in the hillside town of Katesh, some 300 kilometres (186 miles)…
14 mins ago
In a bid to establish a Regional Electricity Market (REM) within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the ECOWAS Parliament has unanimously approved three draft Community Acts.
15 mins ago
Nepal said Monday that six citizens had been killed while serving as mercenaries in the Russian army and another had been captured in Ukraine, confirming that Nepalis are fighting for Moscow. Kathmandu urged Moscow to stop the use of Nepali mercenaries and send any men serving back home. Nepal's foreign ministry said it had received…
22 mins ago
The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Mr Abubakar Bichi, has disabused the minds of Nigerians over the controversy surrounding the notion of padding the budget.
26 mins ago
Israeli and Palestinian representatives at the United Nations on Monday traded accusations of "genocide" over the war raging in Gaza, with both sides demanding an international response. Israel's war against Hamas was repeatedly mentioned during an event at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva ahead of the 75th anniversary of the Convention on the…
40 mins ago
As part of the efforts to decongest the Correctional Centres, the Federal Government has settled N52m fines and compensation for 399 inmates at various centres across Kaduna State. Dr Ado Saleh, Comptroller of Correctional Service, Kaduna State, disclosed this during the Inauguration of the initiative at Zaria on Monday. Saleh said, “We are here to…
40 mins ago
Academic activities were on Monday grounded at the University of Calabar, following the students’ protest against the 100 per cent hike in the institution’s tuition fees.
46 mins ago
Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State presented a 2024 budget of N207.8 billion to the House of Assembly on Monday. The budget is made up of N87.25 billion or 42 per cent for recurrent expenditure, and N120.5 billion or 58 per cent for capital expenditure. The first budget in his second tenure, Yahaya tagged the…
55 mins ago
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has launched 30 anti-corruption clubs in selected secondary schools across Kaduna state.