October 1 Movies Wins Best Feature Film Award at the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF)

The well received October 1 movie produced by Kunle Afoloyan has been adjudged the best feature film of the 2014 edition of the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) which held in Calabar, Cross River State between November 9 and 16, 2014. The movie, starring Sadiq Daba in the lead role of Inspector Waziri, was voted… Read More »

A Technology Company Drags DBanj to Court over $240,000 Debt

A technology company by the name of Mindhub Technologies has sued Nigerian musician Dbanj to court over sums of money alledgedly owed it by the artist. Mindhub technologies say the musician owes them $240,000 and another N15 million in unpaid debts and had received dud post dated cheques from Dbanj. According to Mindhub after attempts… Read More »

Your Electricity Bill will increase by December 2014 – NERC

According to reports from Punch Newspapers, The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has stated that Nigerians will pay more for electricity starting from December 1, 2014 when the new price of gas for generating power takes effect. The Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources in collaboration with NERC has agreed to a gas price of $2.5/mmbtu and… Read More »

Whatsapp Just Changed the Game; Husband Divorces Wife for Reading and Ignoring His Messages on Whatsapp

If you use Whatsapp you may have noticed that the messaging app recently introduced a new feature that shows when your message is read by the person you sent it to. This new feature has since raised dust on social media as various people lamented the fact that they could no longer ignore a contact’s… Read More »

Google Contributor a new service to help publishers make money without ads

Some people hate seeing ads and go to extent of installing adblockers on their browsers. Google understands that publishers of content are the life line of the Internet, as such they are introducing Google Contributor, a way for users/visitors to crowdfund the running of their favourite websites and in return stop seeing ads whenever they… Read More »

4 Financial Habits that Make you Lose More Money in Bank Charges

Nobody ever wants to lose money yet we lose money all the time. Apart from spending our money carelessly there is another institution that makes us lose money. Our Bank! The Bank is supposed to help keep your money safe and even make it grow. However if you are like most people in this country… Read More »

Central Bank Warn Banks to Stop Putting Harsh Targets on Marketers

It has long been an issue in the banking industry with the manner of high, slaveru deposit targets thes banks place on their marketing staff. One hears stories of how banks demand their marketers to bring in tens of millions innew deposit accounts or risk being kicked out. The Central Bank of Nigeria has waded… Read More »

Chinese Company Sign $12 billion Railway Contract with Nigeria

A state-owned Chinese company, China Railway Construction Corp (CRCC), has signed a $12bn agreement to build a railway along Nigeria’s coast that it billed as China’s single largest overseas contract, state media said on Thursday. According to the Xinhua news agency the Nigerian railway will stretch for 1,402km along the coast, linking Lagos, the financial… Read More »

Mozilla Switches Default Search for Firefox Browser to Yahoo

Mozilla has announced changes to the default search engine for its Firefox browser with Yahoo now the search engine of choice in Firefox. So for its US users Firefox search engine will be changing from Google to Yahoo beginning from December. Previously Google had been funding Mozilla in order to be the default search engine.… Read More »

Madness as Fans Invade Pitch after Ivory Coast vs Cameroon Match; Gervinho’s Shorts Stolen!

The match between the Cote D’Ivoire and Cameroon in Abidjan in the last round of Africa Nations Cup Qualifiers was anything but exciting as the two teams played out a drab draw to ensure they both qualified for AFCON 2015. However what happened after the final whistle was a whole different kettle of fish as… Read More »

Nigeria out of African cup of Nations (AFCON) 2015

African champions super eagles of Nigeria has failed to qualify for African cup of Nations AFCON 2015 to be held in Equatorial Guinea. Nigeria crashed out after failing to beat South African in Newly commission stadium in Akwa ibom. The last match of the group ended in a 2-2 draw. Nigeria came from behind to… Read More »

Twitter is being Translated to Yoruba

Twitter is being translated to Yoruba! According to reports on Techcabal, Twitter has begun the process of supporting Yoruba language. It didn’t just happen by chance, on the 1st of March 2012, thousands of tweets in Yoruba language dominated Nigerian conversation on the social network using the hashtag #TweetYoruba (Yoruba Day on Twitter), this was… Read More »

Procrastination is a Dream Killer: Here’s How to Overcome it and Pursue Your Dreams

Know what procrastination is and how powerful it is (it can make you ppor, always in need of money, miss out on a wonderful relationship etc). It exists in disguise When you procrastinate it always come in form of excuses. ‘Your running shoes are no longer comfortable; why not wait till you get new ones’… Read More »

Love Story Of A Unilag Babe And Bus Conductor

I came across this wonderful and touching story by Roy Ofili at Storried.com. I thought it would be great to share it here. Something interesting happened on my way to Oshodi this morning. At the park this rough mean-looking conductor also known as “agbero” in Yoruba was screaming for passengers, his vernacular oscillating between Yoruba… Read More »

Here is what Nigerian government is doing to cushion effect of decline in oil prices

As the global oil prices continue to decline, Nigerian government is taking some steps to help stabilize the economy. The latest is the statement by Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala at a media briefing on government’s strategic response to the decline in global oil prices that Federal Government has proposed a review of the… Read More »

Between iOS vs Android: Realities and Opportunities in Smartphone App Development

Globally every two persons out of seven own a smartphone. Till the 2014, smartphone sales have been increased to more than 1 billion units. It seems smartphone is becoming a basic utility for people according to the current needs. Smartphones are driven by mobile operating systems such as Android, iOS, Windows OS and etc. Android… Read More »

President Jonathan Launches $50 Million YOUWIN Entreprise Fund for Small and Medium Busines People

If you have been wondering when next you can try to benefit from YOUWIN (Youth Enterprise With Innovation in Nigeria (YouWin)) programme then this news will interest you. President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday launched a $50 million Venture Capital Fund also known as the YouWin Small and Medium Enterprise Fund. He also launched the fourth round… Read More »

Dangote Group Lagos Refinery to Start Operations in Mid 2018

The Lagos oil refinery being built by Dangote group is expected to come on stream in late 2017 or before middle of 2018 The plant in the Lagos area will be able to process 500,000 barrels of crude a day, George Nicolaides, Dangote Industries’ operations director for petroleum refining, said in an interview at the… Read More »