November 17, 2019
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  • Meet Ismaila Surajo – The school boy tractor invetor

    Ismaila Surajo has been fabricating mini tractors and other farming tools. The 23-year-old indigene of Rubochi in Kuje Area Council of the FCT has appealed to the Federal Government for support to enable him deepen his knowledge for higher output. The young  ‘engineer’  made the appeal at the ongoing 2019…

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  • Volvo Cars Tech Fund invests in Israeli technology start-ups MDGo and UVeye

    Volvo Cars have made investments in two promising Israeli technology start-ups through the Volvo Cars Tech Fund, the company’s venture capital investment arm. Both UVeye and MDGo have their headquarters in Tel Aviv, where Volvo Cars has been involved with DRIVE, a so-called ‘accelerator’ for young companies in the mobility…

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  • 5 Students to Represent Nigeria at Global Robotics Olympics

    Five Nigerian students drawn from secondary schools across the country have been selected to represent Nigeria at the next First Global Robotics Olympics (GRO) in Dubai in October. Mrs Remi Willoughby, Chief Executive Officer, Roboglobal Educational Consulting, made this known in a statement in Lagos on Monday. Willoughby, also National…

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  • Easy Change Emerges winner of Wema Bank’s Hackaholics

    Easy Change a mobile application that tends to solve the problem of change associated with transport fare, has won the $10,000 prize for the Wema Bank Hackaholics. The team from EazyChange gets to walk away with $10,000 courtesy @wemabank.There's a lesson here. Your ideas will always bring good things your…

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  • Nigeria’s New Micro Pension Plan and Its Tech Implications

    The president of the Federal republic of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari recently launched the country’s Micro pension Plan in Abuja to resolve all pension issues despite the lean resources at its disposal. micro pension fund scheme will finally come on stream today. the scheme will cover self employed persons and organisations…

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  • Honeywells Venture Capital Platform Itanna is Offering $300,000 for technology start-ups In Africa

    Itanna, the Venture Capital Platform of Honeywell Group, is offering 300,000 dollars to boost growth of technology start-ups in 2019. At Itanna, we believe the strength of a business is not just in the service it provides but in how wide and vast the potential of its market is.That is…

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  • Ampion ventures targets African startups in agriTech, EnergyTech and FinTech

    Ampion Venture, a German-based profit and impact driven company builder, is targeting African startups with the goal to develop and grow innovative business models in in the fields of agriTech, EnergyTech and FinTech. It believes that by targeting these sectors, the continent’s economy would be made globally competitive. “We support…

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  • International Women’s Day: Young innovators advance advocacy for gender parity

    In commemoration of the International Women’s Day (IWD), the Young Innovators of Nigeria (YIN) is advancing its advocacy to ensure gender parity in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) field. Mr Andrew Abu, the President of the group, who disclosed this in Abuja, said that YIN would be spreading the advocacy…

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  • Goodbye Taxify…hello Bolt

    Popular car hiring app Taxify has undergone a make-over. It’s now to be called “Bolt.” The company explained in a statement via twitter why it took the decision. “With our entry into Nigeria over 2 years ago, we had one goal – build the best way to move in all…

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  • Skusat Offering Mild Grant to Help Kickstart your Business

    Skusat is offering entrepreneurs the opportunity to kick start their business idea by offering them Mild grant Although the Questions were kind of down to Earth..What i commend @Skusat for is there sincerity in Putting this Together…keep it up— Anietie Akaninyene (@IamdbossXz) May 11, 2015 The Skusat Program is an…

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