Retailers are riding on social media, chatbox to boost sales

Riding on the wave of social media innovations, especially in the last two years, retailers have found a niche among bots to grow their businesses, BusinessDay investigations show. These innovative applications from social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter, Whatsapp, Instagram, LinkedIn, Truecaller, and customised caller tone, bots are being employed to drive customer……

Normal Ties With Israel Impossible Without Settlement Of Palestinian Cause – Arab League

Arab League (AL) Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit said on Wednesday that normal Arab relations with Israel cannot be achieved without a just and permanent settlement of the Palestinian cause. “It will not be possible to establish normal relations between the Arabs and Israel before settling the Palestinian cause fairly and permanently, ending the Israeli occupation and…

Somali Forces Capture Key Town From Al-Shabaab Militants

The Somali National Army (SNA) on Wednesday captured Moqokori, a very strategic town in Hiraan region in central Somalia where Al-Shabaab militants were in full control earlier, an official said. “The Somali National Army took control of Moqokori town and other villages nearby in an operation this morning. “There was no resistance from the militants…

Seedstars to reward most outstanding startup with $1mn equity investment

The discovery of new talents through contests has over the years seen the emergence of many innovative technology start-ups that otherwise, may have gone unnoticed. For Nigerian start-ups, Seedstars has been playing a pivotal role in this aspect, and is set to host this year’s grand finale of Seedstars World in Switzerland, described as the……

Understanding the new laws of Lagos

It is no longer news that Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode recently signed seven important bills into law. The Laws are Lagos State Electric Power Reform Law, Amended Land Use Charge Law, School of Nursing Law, Cooperative College Law, Cancer Research Institute Law, Amended Customary Court Law and the Yoruba Language Preservation and Promotion…

N-Power: What N-Build trainees must know

N-Power, Federal Government youth empowerment scheme, Wednesday night, alerted participants of N-Build of what they must know. This is as trainees under the programme begins on March 1, 2018. A statement on N-Power Twitter page reads: “N-Build training will commence tomorrow March 1st, 2018.” “As stated before, the FG will be paying tuition for the…

Dapchi SS3 students moved to Nguru for WAEC

Final year students of the Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe, will be temporarily relocated to Government Girls Secondary School, Nguru, to enable them prepare for the forthcoming senior secondary school certificate examination. Yobe State commissioner for education, Mohammed Lamin, disclosed this to newsmen on Wednesday in Damaturu, the state capital. Lamin said…