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UK visa application delays affecting intending students from Nigeria
A consistent and consolidated content marketing and communications strategy can be the real stand out point for your tech company.
The first international global crypto bank, Xend Finance just made another great stride in providing users in developing countries the opportunity to live above inflation. It announced the addition of the Kenyan Shilling and Ghanaian Cedis to the list of currencies for transactions on its mobile app. This addition advances...
Leading clean-tech utility and energy access company, Havenhill Synergy Limited, has been awarded grant funding from Power Africa through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for the electrification of 50 primary healthcare facilities in Oyo State, Nigeria. About 60% of healthcare facilities in Africa do not have access...
UK education sentiment report
The study outcomes point to many well-known, as well uncommon trends in the way people seek international education.
Popular Nigerian On-Air personality and hype man, Oladotun Kayode, aka Do2tun, has been announced as the host of Glo Battle of the Year Nigeria, the world's biggest dance competition packaged by national telecommunications company, Globacom. He is expected to coordinate activities during the second and third stage of the show including battle rounds...
DeFiato, the next-generation mainstream fintech platform for Decentralised  Finance,  has  successfully  completed  the  first  round  of  its  private  token  sale. Token buyers include funds from CRC Capital, Dao Maker, Double Peak Group, Dweb3 Capital , 7O’Clock  Capital,  and  Mirana  Ventures,  a  venture  partner  of  Bybit  and  BitDAO.  This  strategic...
Access Bank, through the W Initiative is committed to Inspiring, Connecting, and Empowering women. In 2019, the LSETF W Initiative Loan - a matching fund-financing option for female MSMEs in Lagos State was launched in partnership with the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund.   As a way of increasing awareness and...
BET announced the hosts of the 2021 “Soul Train Awards,” taking place from a new location, the Apollo Theatre in New York City, with co-hosts Tisha Campbell and Tichina Arnold. Celebrating the best in soul music and the iconic television show’s 50th anniversary, the "Soul Train Awards” recognises the...
Telecommunications giant, Globacom, garnered over a million new customers to its subscriber base by the end of the month of July, 2021, a new report from the industry’s regulatory agency, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has revealed. The trend however disfavoured other players in the telecommunications market in Nigeria, namely...
Online business owners can now access funding of up to N2million with SocialPay, an online payment collection product designed by Sterling’s The Business Hub to facilitate payments via multiple payment options including USSD, bank transfer, card options, and PayWithSpecta. In addition, the first 10,000 merchants will have access to...
On the penultimate episode of MTV Base Inside Life with Erica, on DStv Channel 322 and GOtv Channel 72, we get to see a more vulnerable side of the Star girl as she strives to fulfil her lifelong dream of impacting the younger generation while managing the highs and lows...
A new study by Culture Intelligence from RED has revealed the impact of Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) on social media advertising in Nigeria — mainly how the technology and geo-spoofing affect online marketing, tagging, and content consumption among customers. Since the Nigerian government banned Twitter use, VPN use has grown...
MultiChoice Nigeria has unveiled indigenous mobile app, Abeg, as the headline sponsor for the 6th season of its popular reality TV show, Big Brother Naija. Launched in September 2020, Abeg is a peer-to-peer social payment platform that allows users to send, request, and receive money quickly, seamlessly pay for goods...
Have you taken the vaccine against COVID-19? If not, the chances of getting the first jab are on the high side now. Nigeria just received the first batch of 300,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses out of the 1 million doses from the African Union. This was made possible by the...