Category: National/Politics

Five Exciting Things You Can Do With Virtual Reality Headset

While virtual reality might seem like a recent technology, that’s far from the truth because we’ve had bits and pieces of it before. Since the 1960s we have seen prototypes of immersive stereoscopic videos, motion-tracking headsets and interactive Google Street View-like experiences. The fact is that it is only in recent years that the technology…

Most Nigerians Not Consuming Enough Fruits—Nutritionist

A renowned nutritionist, Dr Bisi Abiola, has identified cultural and natural restrictions as the major problems preventing a greater percentage of Nigerians from meeting the recommended daily fruit servings. Abiola, Managing Director of Indulge Nigeria Limited, said this in her latest monthly healthy living discourse, a platform that reviews the positive role that fruit juice…

Cowbellpedia 2018: Enugu Raises Stake For South East With Semis Slot

Enugu State has joined the list of states that have produced semi-finalists for the ongoing Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics Television Quiz show, sponsored by Cowbell Milk, the flagship brand of Promasidor Nigeria Limited. In reaching that stage, Ngozi Nworu, a student of Bishop Otubelu Juniorate, Enugu, Enugu State, raised the expectation of the southeast region…

Lagos to Partner FBRA to Rid Environment of PET Waste

Lagos State government has indicated interest to partner with the Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA) on the eradication of post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles that are improperly disposed thereby blocking drainages and canals in our environment. Commissioner for the Environment, Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti, disclosed this through the Assistant Director of Environmental Services, Mrs Tolulope Adeyo…

2019: Obasanjo Finally Backs Atiku To Become Nigeria’s Next President

After many years of keeping a grudge against his former Vice, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has finally forgiven Atiku Abubakar, backing him to become the next president of Nigeria. Both parties met at Obasanjo’s house in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, alongside some prominent politicians and eminent Nigerians. During the closed-door meeting today, the former…

Tony Elumelu Foundation, GIZ Empower Young African Entrepreneurs

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading entrepreneurship philanthropy, is partnering with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the German Government’s Agency for International Cooperation. GIZ will support the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme to empower 210 young African entrepreneurs, focusing specifically on female entrepreneurs and tech-enabled businesses. The Entrepreneurship Programme of TEF was…

Delta South Senate: I’ll Sponsor Bills To Legalise Local Refineries—Uduaghan

Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta South Senatorial District, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has promised to work towards the enactment of a law legalising local refineries, if elected. The former governor of Delta State said this Wednesday on his verified Facebook page. In his words: “About 6,000 illegal refineries operational in the…