Alleged missing rice: Edo govt petitions Police, calls for probe

By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN—Edo State Government yesterday petitioned the state Commissioner of Police, Babatunde Kokumo, asking him to investigate the allegation made by the state Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Dan Orbih, that the state government diverted 4,721 bags of rice allegedly meant for Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs,  camp in the state. The…

D’Tigers begin World Cup qualifier against Uganda

Nigeria’s senior men’s basketball team, the D’Tigers open their 2019 World  Cup qualifiers today in Bamako, Mali with a game against Uganda with 2017 Afrobasket MVP, Ike Diogu as the team’s pivot. Playing in group B of the qualifiers against other teams like Rwanda and host, Mali, D’Tigers will file out in the second match…

Ikpeazu re-opens Aba General Hospital 7 years after

By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—GOVERNOR Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has reopened the Aba General Hospital after being moribund for over seven years, describing it as the soul of health care service in Aba. Gov. Ikpeazu Governor Ikpeazu explained that the re-opening of the hospital was part of his administration’s efforts to strengthen the secondary healthcare…

Youth leaders assemble at the UN for the SDGs

The ingenuity, resolve and enthusiasm of young leaders is vital for sustainable development. Over 1000 youth leaders from over 100 countries gathered at the 2018 Winter Youth Assembly at the United Nations on February 12-14. The theme, Innovation and Collaboration for the Sustainable World, invited youth from around the globe to develop creative solutions to…

Software Development Life Cycle Phases

Right now, it can feel like everyone is talking about becoming a software developer. Recruiters are looking to fill a huge number of new developer positions, and the role regularly features at the top of Glassdoor’s “Best Jobs” lists, with sky-high job satisfaction and even higher salaries. If you’re planning your next career step, it’s…

The Future of AI, Data, and Education

Introducing the Udacity Artificial Intelligence and Data Industry Advisory Board As we look forward into a future we know will be shaped by the transformational impact of artificial intelligence and data technologies, we can clearly see the birth of a new knowledge ecosystem within which education, industry, and technology form a powerful partnership. That these…