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Top 3 Election Reporting Platforms for the upcoming elections

This year there has been a remarkable proliferation of electoral advocacy initiatives and civil society organizations dedicated towards encouraging Nigerians to register and vote in the upcoming elections. We are particularly excited about the electoral reporting platforms that have sprung up over the past few months that are poised to enable Nigerians report voter fraud, […]

INEC releases Blackberry PIN for voters

In its bid to interact effectively with Nigeria’s tech savvy youths in the upcoming elections, INEC recently released its Blackberry PIN and SMS reports hotline. Its PIN is: 2687A1CA Also all Nigerians are encouraged to send SMS reports to 0816 666 2222 with time and voting location information to send incidences about electoral malpractices to INEC via phone. […]

Technology: Synopsis and Photos of Barcamp Lagos 2011

Barcamp Lagos 2011 – Attendee’s perspective By Raphael Afaedor Barcamp Nigeria 2011 was held on the 11th and 12th of March 2011 at the Center for Information Technology & Systems of the University of Lagos under the theme ‘Technology business models’. The event was streamed live via Ustream.tv and on Twitter. Sheriff Shittu of Webtrends […]

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President Goodluck Jonathan now second most popular President on Facebook

Nine months ago, President Goodluck Jonathan of Nigeria joined the popular social networking site, Facebook. In just 12 days, the President attracted about 100,000 fans, a number that soon accelerated to its present number of 500, 470 plus fans. Though the rate of growth markedly decelerated after the heady first weeks, his current Facebook fan […]