Nigeria's Vice President engaged Silicon Valley investors

Nigeria's Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, spent some time on his visit to the USA with investors and leaders from America's technology and entertainment sectors discussing collaboration and opportunities in Nigeria. The Vice President was joined during the interactions by a Nigerian delegation that included Industry, Trade & Investment Minister…

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Nigeria's Farmcrowdy named as the top digital business for 2018

Farmcrowdy, a Nigerian AgriTech startup, has been named as the "Digital Business of the Year (2018)" award in Afrika. This was announced and awarded at the annual Global African Business Awards (GABA) ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Other nominees of the Digital Business of the Year award include e-commerce platforms…

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Nigerian students arrested for cyber crimes in Benin Republic

Authorities in the Benin Republic have released 7 of the 12 students from Nigeria who are alleged to have committed cyber crimes in the country. This comes after Nigeria's Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, announced their release and explained that initially it…

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Nigeria's government launches campaign against fake news

Nigeria's government has launched what it calls a "campaign against fake news." This was announced by Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information, at a press briefing on 11 July 2018. Mohammed further exclaimed that fake news was like a time bomb waiting to explode. “In a multi-ethnic and multi-religious country…

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