Ogoni cleanup to commence in December
The Federal Government has concluded plans to commence the cleanup of Ogoni impacted communities on or before the end of last quarter of 2018. Minister of Environment, Ibrahim Jibril, made this known at a Pre-contract Award meeting organised by the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project in Port Harcourt on Tuesday.... Read more
More than a million flee as hurricane Florence approaches US South East
The southern East Coast of the United States is bracing for the arrival of Hurricane Florence as the storm — already packing winds of up to 140 mph — nears Category 5 strength. More than 1 million people face mandatory evacuation orders in coastal areas of Virginia, North Carolina... Read more
We are currently investigating the cause of the Abuja tremors: NGSA
…..Releases emergency hotlines The National Geological Survey Agency(NGSA) said this afternoon, that it has not been able to establish the cause of the latest tremors in Abuja, but that its officials were currently on the field investigating all immediate and remote causes. Alex Nwegbu, the director-general of the agency,... Read more
FG reacts to reports of Earth tremor in Abuja
The Federal Government, through the Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has urged residents to take precautions, following a purported earth tremor, which occurred in some parts of the city on Wednesday night and Thursday morning. The tremor reportedly occurred in Mpape and Maitama Districts of the FCT,... Read more
Osinbajo launches student innovation challenge in Kano(photos)
The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo yesterday, launched the student innovation challenge at the Bayero University, Kano. The Vice President’s Special Adviser on media, Laolu Akande tweeted: “VP Osinbajo continues Buhari administration’s promotion of technology innovation especially among Nigerian youths as he arrives Kano now to headline Bayero University... Read more
NASS Committee, NCS commend SystemSpecs for contributions to technological development
The Chairman of the house of representatives committee on ICT, honourable Mohammed Ogochi Onawo has commended Nigerian FinTech firm, SystemSpecs for its remarkable contributions to technological development in the country. He said the company has given Nigerians insight into how ICT can improve lives in the country. This is... Read more
SystemSpecs: Technology is vital to the growth of MSMEs in Nigeria
The Managing Director of SystemSpecs, Nigerian Fintech firm and owner of Remita, John Obaro has once again, emphasized on the role of technology in the growth of Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria. This happened at the Vanguard Economic Forum on MSMEs, held on August 28,... Read more
FinTech is not a threat to banks: John Obaro
The Managing Director of SystemSpecs limited, an indigenous Financial Technology company and owners of Remita, John Obaro has stated that FinTech products have not come to displace banks in Nigeria but for traditional banks that refuse to innovate. Obaro said this during his interview the media published over the... Read more
Cholera kills 28 in Kano
The Kano State Government says it has recorded 400 suspected cases of acute watery diarrhoea with 50 confirmed cases of cholera across the 33 local government areas of the state in the last seven months. It confirmed that 28 deaths were recorded. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Kabiru Getso... Read more
FG to give free internet access to 10 million Nigerians
The Federal Government has stated its resolve to provide free internet access to about 10 million Nigerians in key locations across the country. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, disclosed this during the launch of a pilot digital classroom at Pilot... Read more