Charles Igwe emerges new UNN VC

Prof. Charles Igwe has emerged the new Vice Chancellor of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN). This came after a final selection exercise conducted by the University’s Governing Council, today, Thursday. Professor Igwe, until his appointment was the Deputy Vice-chancellor Administration. He will take over from the outgoing vice chancellor, […]

Indian PM Narendra Modi’s reelection spells more frustration for US tech giants

Amazon and Walmart’s problems in India look set to continue after Narendra Modi, the biggest force to embrace the country’s politics in decades, led his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party to a historic landslide re-election on Thursday, reaffirming his popularity in the eyes of the world’s largest democracy. The re-election, […]

Amazon is reportedly working on an emotion-tracking Alexa wearable

Amazon probably knows everything else about you at this point, so why not let it track your emotions, too? The company is said to be working on a wearable wellness device said to be able able to determine a user’s emotional state. Word arrives from a Bloomberg story based on […]

Automattic acquires subscription payment company Prospress

Automattic, the company behind, WooCommerce, Longreads, Simplenote and a bunch of other cool things, is acquiring a small startup called Prospress. Among other things, Prospress has developed WooCommerce Subscriptions, a recurring payment solution specifically designed for WooCommerce. Given that physical and digital subscriptions are taking over the e-commerce world, […]

May 29: 27 Commissioners submit handover notes in Cross River

Twenty-seven commissioners of the Cross River State Government have submitted their handover notes, end of tenure report and financial statements to the government. The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mrs. Rosemary Effiom Archibong, confirmed this in a chat with DAILY POST in Calabar. DAILY POST reports that the commissioners were […]

NNPC recruitment: Corporation reveals plan for computer-based test

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has said that the third phase of its ongoing recruitment exercise will involve a computer-based test. The corporation also revealed that the test will come up on June 1. The NNPC had on March 13 advertised nationwide recruitment in the national dailies and online […]

Police arrest 24 suspected bandits, kidnappers in Kogi

Kogi Police command, on Thursday arrested 24 persons suspected to be kidnappers, armed robbers and bandits. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Hakeem Busari, stated this on Thursday in Lokoja, while briefing newsmen. He said that four persons – Adamu Hassan, Umar Salihu, Ibrahim Musa, Usman Abubakar and […]

2023: APGA vows to take over S’East

Engr. Uchenna Okogbuo, the Deputy National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for South, has declared that the party will take over the governance of Abia State in 2023. Addressing leaders and Stakeholders of APGA, after the party’s Congress, in Umuahia, on Thursday, Okogbuo, said that the party […]

Fani-Kayode speaks on Buhari Islamizing Amaechi, says Minister ‘an accursed slave’

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Minister of Aviation, has reacted to remark by the Minister of Transportation thanking President Muhammadu Buhari for not converting him to Islam. Amaechi had stated this during a valedictory session Buhari had with his Ministers at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Reacting, Fani-Kayode described Amaechi as “an accursed […]