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SponsorNovember 18, 2020

Ingressive for Good partners Facebook to empower African Youth with digital skills

Ingressive For Good has unveiled a digital skills training program in partnership with Facebook to help African youth leverage digital ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 24, 2020

Facebook offers grants to 781 eligible small businesses to cushion effects of COVID-19 

Facebook has announced a ₦500m grant to support 781 small businesses in Nigeria, as part its $100m Global Grants Programme ...

Wilfred OkicheJuly 21, 2020

LONG READ: Why Instagram Live has been such a hit in Nigeria

You hate to see it. Or love to. Depending. To possess an Instagram account in the year 2020 is to ...

Chinedu OkaforJune 1, 2020

#JusticeForUwa may just be exposing potential rapists hiding in our midst

As with most of the cases relating to social injustice, it is not so much the crime itself that is ...

Op-Ed EditorFebruary 11, 2020

Andela, Facebook and UNODC hosts Hackathon4Justice to create solutions that tackle social vices in Nigeria

Andela, the engineering-as-a-service business that helps companies build teams quickly and cost-effectively so they can ship faster, hosted 50 students ...

SponsorSeptember 25, 2019

Over 60 Companies head to Uyo for #StartupSouth5

Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom State will be a bee-hive of activities from October 29 to November 2, 2019 ...

SponsorAugust 27, 2019

Facebook celebrates Africa’s Youth ‘Icons of Change’ in Accra, Ghana

Facebook at the weekend brought together 40 young leaders, developers, entrepreneurs and change makers from across Sub-Saharan Africa, to a ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 25, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 25th of July

Follow the links to read our latest stories:   The Big 5: EFCC marks Okorocha’s properties; I’ll fight corruption in ...

SponsorJuly 6, 2019

Applications for Season 2 of the FBStart Accelerator by Facebook and CcHUB closing soon

Applications for Season 2 of the FbStart Accelerator, by Facebook and CcHUB, are now open till July 7th, 2019! The ...

SponsorMay 28, 2019

Facebook invites everyone to celebrate as NG_Hub turns one

This month, NG_Hub is celebrating one year of its operations in Nigeria. For those who don’t know what NG_Hub is, ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 24, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 24th of May

Follow the links to read our latest stories and analyses on trending topics: The Big 5: Court fixes June 24 ...

Bernard DayoApril 25, 2019

Good riddance! Nnedi Okorafor unfriended a man on Facebook who had sexist views about women

I follow Nnedi Okorafor on Twitter, and one thing that I have noticed about her online personality is that she ...

SponsorApril 18, 2019

Facebook hosts first Africa pop-up event in Lagos

Social network giant, Facebook, was in Lagos last weekend, guys. If you did not know about this or knew and ...

SponsorFebruary 28, 2019

ISW 2019 opens with transformative technology solutions for Nigerian businesses

Corporates join Facebook and Co-creation Hub to unveil daring innovations created by startups at first innovation showcase week in Nigeria ...

SponsorJanuary 17, 2019

Short video social app, Vskit hits a milestone of 10 million users in Africa

Vskit is cementing their place as One of Africa’s topmost entertainment platforms as they recently hit a milestone of 10 ...

SponsorDecember 10, 2018

Facebook hosts TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2018 in Lagos

TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2018 is here! And guess what? It’s being sponsored by Facebook in Lagos, Nigeria. What is ...

SponsorDecember 10, 2018

Instagram Boosts Women Startups with Inspire Action Training

As part of the Africa Tech Week taking place in Lagos, photo sharing app, Instagram on Thursday, 6 December held ...

SponsorOctober 17, 2018

Facebook launches Third-Party Fact-Checking in Nigeria

On October 16, 2018, Facebook brought journalists and other stakeholders together in Lagos for the launch of its Third-Party Fact-Checking Programme ...

SponsorAugust 15, 2018

Women hold the key to unlocking N19.7 billion for Nigeria’s economy by 2022

Women who want to start their own businesses have the potential to boost the Nigerian economy by N19.7 billion, according ...

SponsorAugust 1, 2018

Facebook and Instagram introduce new tools to help you manage your time

Facebook has announced new tools to help people manage their time on its platform and on Instagram: an activity dashboard, ...

SponsorAugust 1, 2018

AIMS launches African Master’s in Machine Intelligence

On Tuesday, the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) announced the launch of a one-year intensive African Master’s in Machine ...

SponsorJuly 28, 2018

Facebook, FATE Foundation organise entrepreneurship training in Calabar

Continuing on from its commitment to train people in vital digital skills across Nigeria and here in Calabar, throughout 2018, ...

SponsorJuly 26, 2018

Facebook and She Leads Africa take female SMB and entrepreneurship training to Kaduna

Building on its commitment to train people in vital digital skills across Nigeria throughout the year, Facebook has announced two ...

SponsorJuly 25, 2018

Facebook launches “Watch Party” for communities

Facebook today launched Watch Party – a new experience inspired by Facebook Live set to bring the interactivity of Live ...

SponsorJuly 19, 2018

Facebook partners She Leads Africa for a two-day female focused SMB and entrepreneurship training in Abuja

Continuing on from its commitment to train people in vital digital skills across Nigeria and here in Abuja, throughout 2018, ...

SponsorJuly 19, 2018

Facebook records over 2 billion interactions on its platform during World Cup 2018

Facebook has released statistics on the top content shared on its platform during the World Cup. This measures global and ...

SponsorJuly 17, 2018

Facebook celebrates centenary of Nelson Mandela’s birth by inspiring global community to take action

Facebook is celebrating Nelson Mandela International Day on 18 July—which this year marks 100 years since his birth—by inspiring its ...

SponsorJuly 12, 2018

Facebook partners with Digivate 360 for a series of entrepreneur training in Port Harcourt

Continuing on from the commitment to train 50,000 people throughout 2018, Facebook rolls out a series of training dates specially ...

SponsorJuly 11, 2018

Ramsey Nouah, Toke Makinwa, Omawunmi Megbele step out in style to attend Facebook/Afrinolly partnership launch

Ramsey Nouah, Toke Makinwa, and Omawunmi Megbele were among the celebrities who attended an evening of glitz, music, and networking ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 9, 2018

Facebook, Afrinolly rollout ‘Facebook for Creators’ Training

Facebook and Afrinolly today announced the start of its new ‘Facebook for Creators‘ training programme, aimed at empowering creative communities ...

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