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BREAKING NEWS: WHATSAPP NOW MAKE VIDEO CALLS; LEARN HOW TO ACTIVATE-GUIDE

WhatsApp officially launched video calling on Tuesday, and the feature is now being rolled out to Android, iPhone, and Windows users. Updated WhatsApp with support for video calling for Android and iPhone has officially been released, so you simply need to update the feature to make your first video call. If …

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FG Hails Strategic Role Of Artifacts Rescuers, Assures Continued Cooperation

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has commended the members of the Artifacts Rescuers Association of Nigeria (ARAN) for playing a strategic role in the preservation of the nation’s cultural heritage, saying the ministry will continue to partner with them to retrieve and preserve stolen artifacts. The …

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RADIO BIAFRA RESTORED; ZUCKERBERG BOWS TO PRESSURE AFTER LOOSING $3BILLION 5.5% SHARES

Facebook Falls Most in 9 Months as Blistering Growth Set to Slow Mark Zuckerberg lost $3 billion on Thursday, more than anyone else on Earth, after executives suggested Facebook Inc. probably won’t be able to keep up with its explosive pace of growth much longer. The sobering comments came on …

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NCC Does Not Regulate Content – Prof. Danbatta

Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta on Thursday clarified that NCC does not regulate content but only the platforms. Danbatta made the explanation at the commission’s Head Office in Abuja yesterday when the Management of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), led …

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Onu Urges Nigerian Youths To Diversify National Economy Through Innovations

Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology, has called on Nigerian youths to advance the diversification of the nation’s economy through creative innovations. Onu made the call on Friday in Abuja, when members of the South East Youth Movement (SEYM) paid him a courtesy visit. He said efforts …

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Minister Urges Commercialization Of Research Findings

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu has reitrated the need to encourage the commercialization of current and future research findings in the nation’s universities and research institutes as a measure to bridge the gap between research findings and products commercialization. He contended that such commercialization would involve …

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International Energy Charter And Nigeria’s Membership

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, recently said the Federal Government was considering the possibility of Nigeria becoming a member of the International Energy Charter through the signing of a treaty to that effect. This, he pointed out, would create the enabling platform for industrialization by making …

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How Technology Transforms Education And Communication In Africa

Getting both local and international breaking news is no longer a challenge in this world of advanced technology. Invention of computers has broken many barriers in information dissemination. Internet and mobile phone devices have, in recent times, made the world a global village where distance is no longer a barrier …

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Online Users Commend Advancement In Technology, Say It’s Their ‘Saviour’

Days are gone when job seekers are seen with brown envelopes and portfolios in the street in search of their dream jobs under the scorching sun. Some travelled a long distance just to submit application letters while reasonably qualified job seekers missed international jobs for lack of international passport. Today, …

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Kaduna Tremor: FG Appeals For Calm As Investigation On-going

Following the reported incident of tremors in Jama local government area of Kaduna State, the federal government has urged residents not to panic as scientific investigations are on-going to unravel the cause. The Surveyor-General of the Federation, Surv. Ebisintei Awudu, who made the appeal in Abuja on Thursday, while briefing …

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Minister Visits UK, Austria To Facilitate Technology Acquisition, Transfer

In a bid to explore common grounds of co-operation aimed at facilitating technology acquisition and transfer, the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has embarked on a trip to United Kingdom and Vienna, Austria. According to the minister’s special assistant, Sunny Onyeukwu, the trip which will last for …

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BREAKING: #AFRILANCING, A NIGERIAN STARTUP ON GLOBAL MAP After Mark Zuckerberg’s Visit

NIGERIAN TECH ON GLOBAL MAP AGAIN COURTESY AFRILANCING.COM Just days after the surprise visit Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, a Nigerian Tech company is again putting Nigeria on the tech map. In faraway London, the tech world was kept agog as AFRILANCING.COM an initiative that seeks to provide millions of jobs …

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92m Mobile Phone Users Connected To Internet In Nigeria, Says NBS Report

A total of 92,181,978 GSM subscribers use Internet through mobile telecommunications networks, the National Bureau of Statistics has said. The NBS stated this in its second quarter sector report which was made available to our correspondent in Abuja on Tuesday. The report said, “Of all GSM users, a total of …

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Nigeria, Israel Cooperate On Technology Transfer, Rapid Industrialisation

Scientific advances and technological change are important drivers of a nation’s economic performance. The ability to create, distribute and exploit knowledge has become a major source of competitive advantage, wealth creation and improvements in the quality of life. Some of the main features of this transformation are the growing impact …

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AGRF 2016: African Leaders To Brainstorm On Agricultural Development

African leaders are set to brainstorm on ways of transforming agriculture into an engine for inclusive socio-economic growth and development at the sixth African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), 2016 , in Nairobi, Kenya. The AGRF, Africa’s largest agricultural event, which is billed to run from September 5-9, 2016, at the …

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