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IYD 2021: The Goodness Impact Foundation wants youth to explore technology

The 12th of August is a day commemorated around the world as international youth day as recognised by the United Nations. This year, the United Nations has chosen “Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health”, as the theme, with the aim of highlighting that the success of such a global effort will […]

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Lagos Set to Build Biggest Tech Hub in Yaba

•State in Talks with Facebook, Google to Deliver K.I.T.E Project •Sanwo-Olu Tours Lagos Start-Up Ecosystems In a bid to ramp up its intervention in provision of technology infrastructure and expand the tech space to accommodate more startups, Lagos State Government is set to embark on the construction of the biggest technology cluster in West Africa. […]

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FG releases fresh guidelines for stolen, damaged SIM cards replacement

Hope rises as the Federal government released fresh guidelines for the replacement of SIM cards that are damaged, stolen or lost as part of efforts to tidy up the processes of obtaining fresh cards.SIM replacement over lost or damaged has been placed on embargo prior to this new fresh guidelines. The Minister of Communications and […]

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Lagos launches ‘EKO360’ project, says it is gateway to smarter city

Lagos State Government has launched a technology-driven Data Management Project called “Eko360”, a data warehouse and analytics platform, designed to enhance the statutory functions of its Bureau of Statistics (LBS) unit of the Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget. In an event tagged: Art of Technology (AOT) Lagos 2.0 conference held at the Oriental Hotel, […]

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Lagos supports 23 innovators, Tech firms with N100million innovation grant

…….. Sanwo-Olu To Beneficiaries: ‘Justify The Opportunity’ No fewer than 23 young innovators and tech firms in Lagos State have been given a total of N100 million by the state government to pursue technology driven innovations. The grant cut across the six pillars of the development agenda of the Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration. The recipients are […]

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China could reportedly use its ‘unwritten’ tech rules as an ‘invisible tool’ against US firms

With Sino-American trade tensions escalating, China’s cybersecurity standards could be used as an “invisible tool” for retaliating against Washington’s tariffs, according to one expert. Such standards are government-issued operational guidelines that are technically voluntary, but are oftentimes treated as mandatory by foreign firms’ Chinese business partners. If Asia’s largest economy were to weaponize the listing […]

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The most franchised company in the world isn’t McDonald’s or Starbucks

Despite the seeming ubiquity of McDonald’s Golden Arches and the Starbucks’ twin-tailed mermaid, sandwich chain Subway actually has the most locations of any restaurant worldwide. In 2017, Subway had 43,912 stores around the world, beating second-place McDonald’s at 37,241 and third-place Starbucks at 27,339 locations. This number, however, belies the economic reality: while McDonald’s and […]