Google announces $4m for start-ups across Africa: How to apply

Google on Tuesday said that 60 eligible black-founded start-ups would receive a total of four million dollars in the second cohort of Google for Start-up Black Founders Fund (BFF) Mr Folarin Aiyegbusi, Google’s Head of Start-up Ecosystem, Africa, made this known in a statement announcing the opening of applications for Google for Start-up Black Founders […]

Death toll in Kano explosion rises to nine

An early Tuesday morning explosion in Kano State, North-West Nigeria has left at least nine people dead. The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, says five more people have died from the incident after the initial four casualties. The deadly gas explosion occurred along Aba Road by Court Road in Sabon Gari area of Kano State […]

Court Jails Teenage ‘Yahoo Boy’

Federal High Court in Ibadan on Tuesday sentenced a teenager, Oluwafemi Tijani to one-year imprisonment for $155 dollars in internet fraud. Justice Uche Agomoh, sentenced the convict based on the overwhelming evidence before the court and terms of the plea bargain entered into with the prosecuting agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The […]

Petition To Ban Okada Riders In Lagos Receives 1,500 Signatures

An online petition to have motorcycle (Okada) riders banned in Lagos State has garnered over 1,500 signatures,T he petitioners said Okada operators have been involved in two murder cases between last week and now in Lekki axis of Lagos alone. They therefore call on the Lagos State Government to ban them immediately. Meanwhile, the Lagos […]

JAMB Opens Up On Alleged Plans To Conduct Fresh UTME

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday warned candidates in the just concluded 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and other stakeholders to be wary of activities of fraudsters who are making false claims of errors in the scoring of candidates. In a statement by its Director of Public Relations, Fabian Benjamin, obtained […]

One Dead, Many Injured As Explosion Rocks Kano [Video]

One person has been confirmed died and many others injured during an explosion on Aba Road, Sabon Gari area of Kano State. Oneperson has been confirmed died and many others injured during an explosion on Aba Road, Sabon Gari area of Kano State. Nirafinder News gathered that the explosion occurred on Tuesday morning in the […]