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The internet and the future of education in Nigeria

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The internet and the future of education in Nigeria

“Education is a bubble in a classic sense. To call something a bubble, it must be overpriced and there must be an intense belief in it. Housing was a classic bubble, as were tech stocks in the ’90s because they were both overvalued, but there was an incredibly widespread belief that almost could not be questioned.”…

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Nigeria becomes first African nation to adopt FIFA’s new player transfer system

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Nigeria becomes first African nation to adopt FIFA’s new player transfer system

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is the first FIFA member association in Africa to implement the FIFA Transfer Matching System(TMS) Domestic Transfer Matching System (DTMS).   The DTMS online platform, which includes league access, will allow the NFF and the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) to manage their international and domestic transfers via one system….

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Nigerian surgeons construct bladder for cancer patient

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Nigerian surgeons construct bladder for cancer patient

A team of surgeons at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital, Bauchi, have constructed a new bladder for an 18-year-old cancer patient.   Saidu Ibrahim, a student of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi, was diagnosed of having malignant cells in the tissues of his bladder.   Surgeons at the university hospital carried out a procedure…

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7 funny things only Nigerians can do at weddings

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7 funny things only Nigerians can do at weddings

Nigerian wedding guests display different kinds of behaviour, some hilarious and others annoying.   If you’ve ever been to a Nigerian wedding, you would have some memorable experiences and hilarious moments. There’s always something to keep you entertained during a Nigerian wedding, especially the actions of some of the guests. Some Nigerian wedding guests are…

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Here are 7 key Nigerian Tech CEOs of 2015

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Here are 7 key Nigerian Tech CEOs of 2015

The year 2015 saw the drive and resilience of leaders in the Nigerian Tech industry, who led their organisations through a challenging year. These individuals have shown that it’s not the challenges that hinder productivity but lack of direction and the necessary drive to achieve set goals against all odds. The Nigerian Tech space was…

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Best ice cream shops in Victoria Island for the perfect frozen treat

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Best ice cream shops in Victoria Island for the perfect frozen treat

  It may be cold and rainy and all you want is to indulge in is a cone or bowl of sweet ice-cream. With dozens of unbelievable ice-cream shops in Victoria Island, Lagos, you can enjoy a fresh cup of frozen goodness if you know the right places to go. Whether you’re looking for an…

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Polo: The Game of Nigerian Kings – Kangimi Resort

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Polo: The Game of Nigerian Kings – Kangimi Resort

Polo is one of those sports that conjure up visions of princes and emperors thundering across manicured lawns on their thoroughbred ponies. It’s thought to be a sport of champagne and marquees, divot-stamping and rich prizes, played only by an elite few who can afford the trappings.   It is indeed a game of kings,…

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Abuja Vs. Lagos: Will Nigeria’s New Capital Be Old Soon?

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Abuja Vs. Lagos: Will Nigeria’s New Capital Be Old Soon?

ABUJA, Nigeria — A few weeks ago I sat in a taxi in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. “I think I’ve driven you before,” the driver said. How long ago, I asked. Two years, he confidently replied. And then a claim that stunned me: “I’ve still got your number saved.” Indeed he did. My name was saved…

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3 Tips for Nigerian Women with Tech Start-Up Ideas

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3 Tips for Nigerian Women with Tech Start-Up Ideas

By Jovago East Africa   The tech industry in Nigeria is rising at a head-snapping speed, with a loch of talent that includes some of the country’s brightest avant-gardists, movers, and shakers. However, despite being one of the most intriguing and progressive fields, it is still far behind when it comes to the inclusion of women. Although…

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Nigeria’s Innoson now makes fighter jet parts

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Nigeria’s Innoson now makes fighter jet parts

(CNN) – The grinding conflict between the Nigerian state and Boko Haram insurgents has exacted a devastating human and economic toll over the past six years. But for Nigeria’s first car manufacturer, the crisis may represent an opportunity. The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) recently announced a partnership deal with Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM), which will see the…

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