Nigeria

In Nigeria: Microsoft sacks 85% of staff in its mobile division
In Nigeria Microsoft sacks 85% of staff in its mobile division

Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft, back in June, had said in a memo to all Nigerian employees that the company needed to make some “tough choices” in areas that were not working.

Pulse Tech·31.07.2015

Household Max: First household-focused online retailer in Nigeria launches
Household Max First household-focused online retailer in Nigeria launches

Playing a largely untapped market for mums, Household Max moved late last year to launch a platform that carters specifically to their needs.

Pulse Tech·31.07.2015

Talking Bookz: Lagos based audio book startup secures seed funding
Talking Bookz Lagos based audio book startup secures seed funding

Talking Bookz received an initial, undisclosed seed funding from Nicolas Waern, a Swedish Angel who now serves as the CTO of Talking Bookz.

Pulse Tech·30.07.2015

Muhammadu Buhari: President laments alarming rate of unpaid salaries
Muhammadu Buhari President laments alarming rate of unpaid salaries

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has decried the alarming rate at which teachers go unpaid for many months in several states in the country.

Student Pulse·30.07.2015

Bisi Alimi: Nigerian homosexual thinks no amount of prayer can save the country
Bisi Alimi Nigerian homosexual thinks no amount of prayer can save the country

Nigerian homosexual, Bisi Alimi thinks the country is irredeemable.

Gist·29.07.2015

Flash Fiction Of The Day: Travelling On The Interstate
Flash Fiction Of The Day Travelling On The Interstate

This is a common Nigerian highway story. Well, to an extent.

Pulse Prose & Poetry·29.07.2015

In Nigeria: Customs suspends three banks from collecting duties
In Nigeria Customs suspends three banks from collecting duties

The suspended banks are Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, Fidelity Bank Plc and Diamond Bank Plc with the NCS calling on relevant stakeholders to take note of the new development.

Business·28.07.2015

Boko Haram: At least 16 killed in raids on Lake Chad villages
Boko Haram At least 16 killed in raids on Lake Chad villages

Boko Haram, which calls itself the Islamic State's West Africa Province (ISWAP) since pledging allegiance to the militant group that controls large areas of Syria and Iraq, is fighting to establish an emirate in northeast Nigeria.

World·28.07.2015

Joint Admissions Matriculation Board: Students urged to check website for redistribution list
Joint Admissions Matriculation Board Students urged to check website for redistribution list

JAMB has urged the 2015 UTME candidates to check its website on Monday, August 3, for the list of universities they have been redistributed to.

Student Pulse·28.07.2015

Diezani Alison-Madueke: Former Minister ill, receiving treatment in UK
Diezani Alison-Madueke Former Minister ill, receiving treatment in UK

Alison-Madueke is said to be under close observation and as such has been prevented from seeing outsiders or using phones.

Politics·27.07.2015