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Chiniki Guard, a Nigerian Information Communication Technology startup application, has won the best prize of $10,000 in the Artificial Intelligence category competition at the ongoing Gulf Information Technology Exhibition. GITEX is a global annual and biggest technology gathering in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia, with theme: “Synergising the Mind and Technology Economy.”

GITEX 2019: Federal government woos investors to Nigeria, Africa

The Federal Government of Nigeria at the ongoing 39th Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) has invited investors to leverage on the potential of Nigeria to do businesses for the boosting of its digital economy.
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Aliko Dangote: Why Nigeria’s economy cannot grow

The President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, says the availability of consumer credit facility is an important option in fighting corruption in the country.

How regulation, policy reform can boost digital economy

Global Systems Mobile Association (GSMA) says modernised regulation and policy reform are crucial to boosting Nigeria’s digital economy and accelerating internet access through increased mobile broadband penetration.

NCC moves to actualise 30 per cent broadband penetration by 2018

The National Association of Telecommunications Subscribers says Nigeria Communications Commission’s licensing of more infrastructure companies is a proactive step toward achieving the 30 per cent broadband penetration target.

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The biennial Dubai Airshow opened Sunday as major Gulf airlines rein back big-ticket purchases after a staggering $140 billion in new orders were announced at the 2013 show before global oil prices collapsed.

Dubai airshow opens as big Gulf Airlines slow down purchases

The biennial Dubai Airshow opened Sunday as major Gulf airlines rein back big-ticket purchases after a staggering $140 billion in new orders were announced at the 2013 show before global oil prices collapsed.

Spanish female footballers conduct first ever strike over pay rise

The first-ever strike in Spanish women’s top-flight football went ahead on Saturday after failed negotiations for a first collective agreement.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday.

Kogi elections: Electoral officer dies in boat mishap

The Kogi State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Prof. James Apam, has confirmed the death of an ad-hoc Electoral Officer (EO), in a boat mishap in Ibaji LGA of state, while on election duty on Saturday.
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Baby Face, Bobby Girl shine at first GOtv Boxing Night Mini

West African Boxing Union welterweight champion, Rilwan “Baby Face” Babatunde, and rising female super featherweight boxer, Cynthia “Bobby Girl” were the standout performers at the maiden edition of GOtv Boxing Night Mini, which held on Saturday at the Rowe Park Sports Complex in Lagos.

15 perish as petrol taker explode, razing Osun community

An early-morning inferno occasioned by petrol tanker explosion on Sunday razed Ajebamidele community along Ondo road in Ife South Local Government Area of Osun State, leading to the death of no fewer than 15 people.