GITEX 2018: 6 Nigerian start-ups to showcase technological innovation

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) said six outstanding start-ups have been selected to showcase their technological innovation at the Gulf Information Technology Innovation(GITEX). Mrs Hadiza Umar, Head Corporate Affairs and External Relations of the agency, who made this known in at the weekend in Abuja, said the event is aimed at showcasing the…

Nigeria: 58 years of profligacy

Nigeria celebrates its 58th anniversary as an independent nation today. October 1, 1960 saw the exit of British rulers after close to a century of colonialism, followed by wild jubilations across the length and breadth of the country. The day held high hopes for Nigerians as their collective destiny was thrust into their hands. Despite…

Hijab: Lagos seeks stakeholders’ understanding

Lagos state government has, on Saturday, appealed to all stakeholders in the contentious issue of wearing Hijab in public schools to maintain peace, law and order while awaiting Supreme Court ruling on the matter. Speaking with journalists on the refusal of entry for five students of Isolo Senior Secondary School on Wednesday, the state deputy…