Bootstrapping: When should startups seek to raise external funding?

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Startup stories seem to follow a time-honoured tradition: a brilliant idea bankrolled to success by investors. While many tech startups look up to this formula, some explore alternative routes, one of which is bootstrapping. The etymology of ‘bootstrapping’ implies an impossible task: to pull oneself up by one’s bootstraps. It’s a fitting illustration when you […]

Internet trolling and the extent of the law in Nigeria

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Jola took what she described as “a radical feminist stance” on a Facebook group sometime in 2014 when she was a student at the University of Lagos. In response, she was greeted by a barrage of insults and sarcastic comments. The reactions ranged from attacking her appearance to outrightly threatening violence. She recalled that one […]

Tension As Herdsmen Clash Over Stolen Cows In Owerri

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Residents of Agbala, Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State, were on Tuesday thrown into a state of fright after a fight broke out among herdsmen over missing cows. According to report, two of the herdsmen were fatally injured and rushed to the emergency unit of the Federal Medical Centre in Owerri by villagers. […]

Atiku’s lawyer and son-in-law remanded in EFCC custody after arraignment for money laundering,

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday, August 14th arraigned Abdullahi Babalele, said to be a son-in-law of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for allegedly laundering $140,000 in the build-up to the 2019 general elections. Also, Uyiekpen Osagie-Giwa, said to be Atiku’s lawyer, was separately arraigned for allegedly laundering $2m, in connection with the polls. Both […]

Nigerian lady declares herself a bad b!tch as she bares her boobs in see through outfit

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A Nigerian lady named Amaka has taken over the social media space with her milk factory, @Ijeamakan on twitter said she is a bad bitch and nobody can kill her. WTF is wrong with this girls of this generation, you wake up one day deciding that you are a bad bitch and ultimately decide to […]

Monaco complete £37m signing of Wissam Ben Yedder from Sevilla to partner Super Eagles star Henry Onyekuru

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Monaco has signed French striker Wissam Ben Yedder from Sevilla on a five-year contract with Portugal midfielder Rony Lopes moving in the opposite direction. Both clubs made the announcement on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. The financial details of the deal were not disclosed but French media reported that Monaco paid Sevilla £37m to activate 29-year-old […]

Lady nabbed after stealing a hotel’s plasma TV in Delta

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A lady has been apprehended and paraded after stealing the Plasma TV belonging to Kevleyn Hotel in Delta State.  The lady identified as Laurenta, conspired with her boyfriend to commit the said act after lodging in the hotel for one week. The receptionist’s guard was let down after the lady claimed her boyfriend was retaining […]

Liam Hemsworth confirms separation with Miley Cyrus

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It came as a shock to fans when Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth decided to separate after eight months of marriage. Liam finally broke his silence on the subject and issued a statement on Instagram. Sharing a photo of the setting sun, he wrote, “Hi all Just a quick note to say that Miley and […]

University Of Abuja Dean In Sex For Marks Scandal, Caught Pants Down

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A dean of one of the science-based faculties of the University of Abuja is currently under investigation for soliciting sex to award marks to one of his female students, Daily Trust on Sunday has learnt. The alarms went off on the senior university lecturer after he was caught in a sting operation at a hotel […]

RUGA To Gulp N2.2bn From The 2019 Budget

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The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang at the weekend called on states in the southern part of the country to support the implementation of the proposed RUGA cattle settlement programme by making land available. According to him, N2.258 billion was provided for its implementation in the […]