…As Heinrich Boll Stiftung seeks proper regulation of ULAD in Nigeria
Stakeholders on Used Lead Acid Battery (ULAB) has warned that poor and unsound management of ULAB is highly toxic to humans and can damage the brain and kidneys, affect hearing and create significant learning disabilities in children.They gave this warning at a training workshop on environmentally sound management of used lead acid batteries and the application of the benchmarking assessment tool in the context of implementing the BASEL convention, organised by Heinrich Boll Stiftung Nigeria in Lagos.
Taxify, the fastest-growing ride-sharing platform in Europe and Africa, will be launched in Abuja with hundreds of driver-partners signed up to the platform and ready to accept rides all across the city.To celebrate, Taxify is offering a 40 per cent discount to riders during the month of November.
A pathologist at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki (FETHA), Dr Dorothy Nweke, has advocated regular hand wash with soap or any approved liquid or solid detergent to maintain good personal hygiene.
Ever felt jealousy or discontentment due to the seemingly higher standards or jet-set lifestyle of other people on social media?. You are probably suffering from Social Media Anxiety Disorder (SMAD), a condition described by the Research and Development Unit of Yudala –Nigeria’s pioneer online and offline e-commerce outfit – as one afflicting a growing number of young adults. If you are on social media in any capacity, then you probably must have experienced SMAD, especially after being exposed to what other persons in your social network are up to.
The people of Peretorugbene Federated Communities in Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, have protested what they described as federal government neglect 47 years after Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC began exploration of crude oil and gas in their land.
As part of the global initiative tagged “Let’s Colour”, Chemical and Allied Products (CAP) Plc., a subsidiary of UAC of Nigeria Plc. (UACN) and the technological licensee of AkzoNobel, world’s largest paints and coatings company has supported the SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria by giving its building a total facelift.
We have all been in that position where our laptop battery starts to malfunction; that moment when a 10-hour battery life device depreciates to serving you for one hour or less. Insight from the Research and Development Unit of Yudala, Nigeria’s fastest growing composite e-commerce outfit, shows that while laptop batteries often depreciate with constant use over time, misuse or wrong usage often leads to this happening within a short period of time and at a time when you should still be deriving optimum utility from your laptop battery.
President Muhammadu Buhari has re-appointed Mr. Uchechi N. Orji as Managing Director of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA).Mr Orji was first appointed in October 2012 for an initial term of five years, renewable for another term of five years.
Nigerian award winner at the Microsoft Word Championships, Katherine Eta, is presented a prize
Zenith Bank is planting the seed of ICT knowledge in Nigeria through its sponsorship of Nigerian students in the global Microsoft World Championship, according to Mr Peter Amamgbo, managing director. Amangbo said that the bank was doing this through its commitment to the sponsorship of Nigerian participants at the Microsoft Word Championships.
21st Century Technologies Limited, Nigeria’s ICT powerhouse has announced her entry into the VMware Cloud Provider programme, with its SMART Digital Platform.