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Coding Is As Basic As Reading and Writing for Younger Generations

Coding Is As Basic As Reading and Writing for Younger Generations

Coding is not for the future; it is part of the present. Arming children with knowledge and an understanding of coding is equipping them for everyday life. We consider the reasons for teaching children to code and take a look at such institutions as Nigeria’s 9jacodekids Academy that are doing exactly that. We live in […]

Presidency Moves To End Kaduna Crisis

Presidency Moves To End Kaduna Crisis

As the conflict between farmers and herdsmen linger in Kaduna, the office of the Vice President, Proffessor Yemi Osinbajo has made moves to bring to an end the conflict between the fulani herdsmen and farmers in the affected communities This was through a peace meeting with the warring parties in order to end the lingering […]

SEC Warns Nigerians Against Loom Ponzi Scheme

SEC Warns Nigerians Against Loom Ponzi Scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Thursday raised alarm over the activities of a group it described as “online fraudsters, who are currently running an online investment scheme tagged ‘Loom Money Nigeria.” The Acting Director-General of the SEC, Mary Uduk, told journalists in Abuja that “Loom Money Nigeria” has since taken over social media […]

#AW Gist : Just Us Girls

#AW Gist : Just Us Girls

It is no news that there are lots of crazy things going on this world affecting women and girls. It is no news that Nigeria is hasn’t done much for the safety of young women and girls. I am even tired of screaming that there are grounds to cover, there are lots of things to […]

Microsoft Opens First Africa Development Centre In Kenya and Nigeria

Microsoft Opens First Africa Development Centre In Kenya and Nigeria

It was almost three decades ago that Microsoft opened its first offices in Africa. In this time, we’ve witnessed incredible growth on the continent – more internet connectivity, more digital capability and more innovation. Africans have expanded the applications of technology, changing the way communities bank, farm and even access healthcare. At Microsoft, we’re very […]

The Story Corner : Association Of Womb Watchers

The Story Corner : Association Of Womb Watchers

For our non-African readers, in this part of the world when a woman gets married, they start expecting to see her pregnant, they begin to question her fertility if they haven’t seen anything after two years, or three years, then the gist would start flying maybe she is barren, maybe she has done this and […]

The Story Corner : A Good Beating

The Story Corner :  A Good Beating

  My people, you know I will always bring you hot gist as it is happening. Something happened online few days ago and this got a lot of reactions online. The fans of a famous new generation artiste{Wizkid} attacked a young man who’s a fan of another new generation artiste {Davido} because he said the latter […]

Nigeria, Kenya Lead As African Tech Startups Attract U.S.$1.2 Billion

Nigeria, Kenya Lead As African Tech Startups Attract U.S.$1.2 Billion

Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa received 78 per cent of the total funding of $1.163 billion for Africa’s technology startups last year confirming the attractiveness of African entrepreneurs and their ability to transform the continent into a global power house. According to Partech Africa’s 2018 annual report on the financing on the continent, this include […]

Women Protest Against Illegal Detention of Nursing Mother, Nine-Month Old Baby

Women Protest Against Illegal Detention of Nursing Mother, Nine-Month Old Baby

A civil society group, Women Arise for Change Initiative, yesterday took to the streets to protest against an alleged illegal detention of a nursing mother, and her nine months old son by the Zone 11 of the Nigeria Police Force. The protest, which was led by president of Women Arise and winner of American government’s […]

Women Threaten To Sue Govt Over Alleged Harassment In Abuja

Women Threaten To Sue Govt Over Alleged Harassment In Abuja

Coalition of 63 women groups have threatened to sue the Federal Government over the constitutionality of the raids targeted against women in Abuja, if government fails to stop the harassment. The groups, which comprise women organisations, scholars, civil society and human rights activists, in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja by Programme Assistant of Project […]

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