COVID-19 UPDATE: 86 New Cases

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) released the latest report on the national coronavirus outbreak statistics with the following breakdown as at 11:50pm on the 19th of April, 2020; 70 in Lagos, 7 in FCT, 3 in Katsina, 3 in Akwa Ibom, 1 in Jigawa, 1 in Bauchi and 1 in Borno -bringing the […]

Lagos Urban Innovation Challenge ($10,000)

Why is this challenge important? The world as we know it is rapidly changing and Lagos, projected to become the world’s largest megacity by 2100, already faces significant challenges despite its position as a regional economic hub. These challenges present significant opportunities for entrepreneurs who leverage innovative approaches to build solutions that solve critical issues […]

10 Recession-Proof Businesses #COVID-19

The global economy has experienced one of the worst adverse effects of the ongoing pandemic; with international markets shutting down as the world struggles to curtail the spread of the coronavirus, while we await the discovery of a vaccine. While an economic recession seems almost inevitable as things stand, some businesses will still thrive despite […]


The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has issued a warning to the Federal Government regarding the proposed budget slash in the Education and Health sectors. It has been brought to public notice that the FG plans to deduct 50.76billion from the initial 111.78billion which was budgeted for the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and […]

Nigeriahacks COVID19

NigeriahacksCOVID19 is an initiative of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) aimed at identifying and showcasing innovative technology that will contain the pandemic, cushion the effects of the pandemic, create awareness on measures to prevent the spread, engage stakeholders in discussion as well as point Nigerians to educative tools to engage with during the […]

#Africa vs Virus CHALLENGE

April 17 – 19, 2020 72-hour Ideathon: Addressing the challenges presented by the global Novel Coronavirus pandemic to African societies, economies and individuals and prototyping tech and non-tech solutions. Governments, civil society organizations, companies and citizens are all invited to submit challenges until Wednesday, April 15. Click here to apply What is the #AfricaVsVirus Challenge? The […]