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Social Media Week Lagos 2017 recap
4 Mar 2017
Social Media Week Lagos 2017 came to a close on Friday, March 3 in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos with The Guardian hosting three sessions. Here is a recap of some of the major moments.
Audu Maikori will be prosecuted for posting “fake news”, insists Governor Nasir El-Rufai
3 Mar 2017
Audu Maikori will be prosecuted for posting “fake news”, insists Audu Maikori will be prosecuted for posting “fake news”, insists Governor Nasir El-Rufai.
Zain Verjee on how to spot fake news
2 Mar 2017
Akomanet.com co-founder and former CNN correspondent Zain Verjee speaks, among other things, on the menace of fake news and how to spot it.
Social Media Week Lagos 2017 Day 1 recap
28 Feb 2017
Social Media Week Lagos 2017 got underway on Monday, February 27 in Nigeria's commercial capital with The Guardian hosting three sessions.
TED's vision for Africa
20 Feb 2017
Technology, Entertainment and Design curator, Chris Anderson, reveals TED's vision for Africa on his recent visit to Nigeria.
Maintain Ya Level: Shop Local
20 Feb 2017
Learn how you can be a Local Champion with Jumia and Chigul in the final episode of the Maintain Ya Level series. Shop online at Jumia now - www.jumia.com.ng.
Marine wildlife conservation: A tale of New Zealand and Nigeria
15 Feb 2017
While hundreds of Kiwis stormed the beach in New Zealand to rescue whales stranded on the shores a few days back, the case was different in Nigeria when residents of Brass Local Government, Bayelsa State found a dolphin.
Contenders, pretenders and winners of Lagos City Marathon 2017
14 Feb 2017
The 2017 Lagos City Marathon took place last Saturday with Kenya’s Abraham Kiptum successfully defending his title, while his compatriot Rhoda Jepkhorir won the women’s event.
2016: A bad year for Nigeria’s security
13 Feb 2017
Nigeria's security situation worsened in 2016 with one form of killing or another recorded in almost all the 36 states in the six-geo-political parts of the country.
Ventures Platform unveils 6 startups at demo day
7 Feb 2017
Ventures Platform showcased six tech startups at its first demo day held in Abuja recently. The startups span sectors such as Fintech, Edtech, Logistics, Mobile Gaming, Data Services and the Sharing Economy.
Hundreds of Nigerians protest against bad governance
6 Feb 2017
Protesters marched from the National Stadium, Surulere to the National Theatre, Iganmu under heavy police presence. Police tried to stop the protest, but a few celebrities showed up.
Maintain Ya Level: Make Extra Money
6 Feb 2017
Join Jumia and Chigul in the second episode of the Maintain Ya Level series and discover Chigul's tips for beating this recession. Shop online at Jumia now - www.jumia.com.ng.