Quit if you’re not ready for the job, officials tell the humanitarian minister

The House of Representatives on Tuesday told Sadiya Farouk, Nigeria’s Minister for Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, to quit if she wasn’t ready for the job. This followed her incessant failure to appear before various House Committees to defend the Department’s 2023 budget proposal. Muktar Betara, chairman of the House Appropriation Committee, said this during … Read more

Lawan assures soft drink makers that it will allay your concerns about the 10 percent tax

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has given assurances to Nigerian soft drink producers that the National Assembly will address their concerns about the implementation of the Finance Act 2022. The Finance Act 2022 includes a 10 percent tax on non-alcoholic beverages. Top officials from key industry players, including Seven-Up Bottling Company Limited, La Casera Company, Rite … Read more

UNICAL announces new date for 44th Matriculation Ceremony

Posted by Dende11/29/2022 | Comments The previously postponed 44th University of Calabar (UNICAL) Matriculation Ceremony was scheduled as follows: Date: Friday 2 December 2022 Time: 10:00 a.m. sharp Venue Abraham Ordia Stadium, Unical Faculty/institute officers should ensure that matriculation students begin the procession at 8:30 am. The Vice Chancellor’s procession is scheduled to begin at … Read more

Fire Guts 47 buildings in Kano Elementary School

advertisement A tragic fire broke out at the Tsangaya Model Boarding Primary School in Kano State over the weekend. reach reports Naija News confirmed today that the inferno affected at least 47 buildings, including classrooms, offices and toilets. The Public Relations Officer of the Kano State Fire Service, Saminu Abdullahi, confirmed in a statement provided … Read more

Africa’s fragmented gaming industry needs to pull itself together, but it’s still ‘the next big thing’

The African gaming industry is still extremely fragmented, being made up of a handful of small studios, but is nonetheless ‘the next big thing’, given in part the continent’s relatively young population. Data released last year by Newzoo, the leading provider of gaming market data and insights, and gaming startup Carry1st showed that sub-Saharan Africa … Read more

‘No One is Above Breakfast’ – Reactions as little girl collapses while singing ‘Breakfast Song’

‘No One is Above Breakfast’ – Reactions as little girl collapses while singing ‘Breakfast Song’ A little girl has caused a stir online after showing her emotional side at a school party. A trending video showed the moment the little girl bursting into tears as she passionately sang to a heartbreak song. “Jonathan! Jonathan! Sheyb, … Read more

Is the tech stock bubble finally over?

In 2019, a small number of stock market analysts expressed a belief that the relatively long-lived stock market rally that propelled prices of certain tech stocks would end sometime in 2020. Netflix and Amazon have been specifically singled out as potentially heading for a “purgatory season”. Of course, the ensuing collapse in the COVID-19 market … Read more

Kaduna State Scholarship Board Releases List of Shehu Idris Institute of Health Students Who Have Been Offered Need-Based Scholarships

Posted by Dende11/29/2022 | Comments Continuing meeting with the Director of the Shehu Idris Institute of Health Sciences and Technology (Kaduna State University, Makarfi Campus), Suleiman Usman, on the issue of non-payment of tuition fees at the school and the Board’s request to update their merit-based list for processing tuition fees through to graduation for … Read more