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  • FRSC Cannot Impose New Number Plates On Motorists - Court

    March 26, 2014 12:39 PM 11

    A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday held that it was unconstitutional for the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) to impose new number plates on motorists in the country. The judge, Justice James Tsoho, delivered the judgment following a suit by a lawyer, Emmanuel Ofoegbu, challenging the powers of FRSC to issue the new number plates

  • How to turn $20m to $19bn in five years

    March 25, 2014 11:09 PM 19

    March 26, 2014 by Dr. Anderson Uvie-Emegbo It is no longer news that WhatsApp has joined the Facebook family. For a company that made $20m the previous year, how did its valuation become $19bn? Where did WhatsApp get it right and what are the product development lessons for us? Inaugurated in 2009, WhatsApp’s promise is simple – ‘chat on your mobile

  • Microsoft to enable developer replies in the Windows Phone Store

    March 25, 2014 3:24 PM 10

    Microsoft has been doing a lot to the Windows Phone Store in preparation of Windows Phone 8.1. Last week they started listing all Windows Phone 8 apps as compatible with WP8.1. Yesterday they finally gave the search algorithm some much-needed love to improve results. Now it looks like they are ready to allow developers to respond directly to reviews

  • JAMB concludes arrangement for April 12 UTME examination

    March 25, 2014 7:30 AM 8

    The Coordinator, Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), Lagos office, Alhaji Kamaldeen Oladeji, on Monday said all was ready for the Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME), scheduled for April 12. Oladeji in Lagos said that 11 centres accredited for the Dual Based Test and the 103 venues for the Paper Pencil Test in the state were ready

  • 2014 budget: Reps okay N54.4b for NCC

    March 24, 2014 10:28 PM 7

    WorldStage Newsonline-- The House of Representatives Committee on Communications on Monday approved for the 2014 fiscal year a total sum of N54.4 billion as the budget of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC). The unanimous passage of the communications regulator's budget was sequel to a successful defence of the 2014 estimates before the committee

  • Microsoft is thankfully too smart to listen to diehard Windows 8 fans

    March 24, 2014 4:30 PM 23

    There is a certain breed of tech fanboy out there who views technology products much the way a snooty art student sees the works of famous avant-garde painters: That is, a tech product must be superior if it has been rejected by the masses of consumers who are too stupid to appreciate its true brilliance. Nowhere has this phenomenon been more apparent

  • The blue jerrycan in my trunk (30 Days, 30 Voices)

    March 23, 2014 8:19 PM 65

    Posted by Staff Writer in 30 Days, Lead Story, Y! Daily on March 23, 2014 12:00 pm / no comments It was ‘Jibola’s birthday, and he was hosting a get-together at Aguda. I decided to ”show face” since Jibbs did same at my birthday party, besides that, we were good friends. I dressed up for the party and left my house, for what looked like a promising afternoon

  • Egyptian cabinet gives initial approval to controversial 4th mobile licence

    March 23, 2014 5:43 PM 20

    Speaking at a press conference on Sunday, interim Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab said that all details of the fourth virtual mobile licence, supposed to be operated by TE, will be revealed at a press conference on Wednesday. Earlier on Sunday, Egypt's telecommunications minister Atef Helmy said that the license would be activated before 30 June, according

  • Femi Fani-Kayode: 12 years a slave and the case for reparations

    March 23, 2014 7:16 AM 25

    I have just finished watching the film titled ”12 Years A Slave”. I couldn’t stop weeping from the beginning to the end of it and frankly I am at a loss for words. This was a masterpiece. It was nothing short of a powerful rendition of a true and heroic story. I cannot help asking the following question: what did the black man ever do to deserve such wickedness

  • Avoid That Call While Driving, FRSC Warns

    March 22, 2014 4:11 PM 15

    Mr Osita Chidoka, the Corps Marshal of Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), has reissued the warning that any motorists caught with cell phone while driving would be prosecuted. He restated the warning at the monthly jogging of the commission on Saturday in Abuja, noting that the use of cell phone while driving had caused many road traffic accidents