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More than 150,000 Africans from 114 countries worldwide applied to join the 4th ‎cycle of The Tony Elumelu Foundation’s (TEF) 10-year, $100 million TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. Today, the Foundation announced the African entrepreneurs with the most innovative, high-potential business ideas.  The 2018 cohort includes an additional 250 entrepreneurs to the standard selection of 1,000 – thanks to: a $1,000,000 partnership with […]

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Trending: Is Facebook Coming To Its End?

Facebook is facing an unprecedented backlash, with frustrated users banding together on Twitter under the hashtag #DeleteFacebook in protest of Facebook’s data and privacy policies. The wave of ill-feeling comes in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. A whistleblower, Christopher Wylie, 28, revealed on March 17 how Cambridge Analytica had harvested 50 million Facebook […]

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Octopus: Heritage Bank Gets ISO 27001 Information Security Management Certification

Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s most innovative banking service provider, has achieved the Information Security Management Certification from International Standards Organisation (ISO). This certification also known as the ISO 27001: 2013 is part of the ISO 27000 family of standards which helps organisations keep information assets secure. The certification was achieved on the heels of the […]

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Diamond Bank Excites Youths With Game-Enabled Digital Savings Platform

Leading retail banking giant, Diamond Bank Plc, has raised higher the bar in the delivery of unique financial services that suits customers changing lifestyles and needs. In partnership with Women’s World Banking with support from Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSD Africa) funded by UK aid from the UK government, Diamond Bank worked with Gamsole, Commonwealth […]

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Breaking News: WAEC Releases 2018 WASSCE Results

The West African Examinations Council on Tuesday announced the release of its January/February series of the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination. The council’s Head of National Office, Mr. Olu Adenipekun who announced the release in Lagos, said results of 1,021 candidates were, however, withheld. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the approval to […]