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BREAKING: Militants blow up pipeline after Osinbajo’s visit

Ovie Okpare, Warri An unidentified militant group in the Niger Delta have blown up a crude oil trunkline in Ughelli, Delta State, barely 24 hours after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo led a Federal Government delegation to the region. Osinbajo had on Monday held a meeting with traditional rulers in Delta State with the objective of […] The post BREAKING: Militants blow up pipeline after Osinbajo ...
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Nigerians get free medical consultation through Apple app

 Ozioma Ubabukoh Nigeria and other African countries now have access to receive medical support through an Apple app called ‘Ada’. Our correspondent learnt that a team of medical doctors and scientists developed the custom-built artificial intelligence engine. According to findings, Ada Health created the app to help Nigerians check their symptoms anytime and anywhere by […] The post Nigerians ...
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Artist recreates ancient works destroyed by Islamic State

Ninos Thabet has created miniature replicas of statues destroyed by militants when they overran the 3,000-year-old Assyrian city of Nimrud about two years ago in Erbil, Iraq on January 13. Thabet, 18-year-old Christian, studied art at Mosul University. As Iraqi forces fight to retake the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State, an artist in […] The post Artist recreates ancient works destroyed ...
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Firm develops app for laundry service

Ozioma Ubabikoh Safi.ng, an online-based firm that will provide laundry services to Nigerians, has been launched. Chinook Capital, a Lagos-based technology-focused venture capital firm, incubated the platform. According to Chinook Capital, Safi.ng aims at offering premium laundry services to Lagos residents through easy to use mobile app as well as the web. “All subscribers have […] The post ...
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Lagos Gets New CP

Four days after his promotion to the rank of Commissioner of Police (CP), the Officer in Charge of Inspector-General of Police (IGP) monitoring unit, Mr Garuba Umar, has been posted to take charge of Lagos Command Headquarters. Umar, who once served as Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Ikoyi, in Lagos, and Mobile Police Unit 19 Commander, […]
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Microsoft, local business leaders to connect with innovators

Microsoft and local business leaders will be exploring ways to build technology that best supports African creators, as well as how companies can start breeding a data culture for success at NexTech Africa 2017. NexTech Africa is Microsoft’s new flagship technology event in Africa and will hold between February 2 and 3, 2017 in Kenya. […] The post Microsoft, local business leaders to connect ...
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Nigeria loses N25bn annually to foreign lottery technologies

The operators of the lottery business in Nigeria annually spend an average of N25bn to acquire, deploy and maintain appropriate technologies. Disclosing this in Lagos, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Lotgrand, operator of the Grandlotto Yellow Terminal brand, Niyi Adekunle, whose company is said to have revolutionised the lotto business in Nigeria with […] The post Nigeria ...
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MMM Nigeria participants Panic as their “GH” (Get Help) Orders are Removed or Still Unfulfilled

Mavrodians (participants of MMM) Nigeria are panicking because they cannot retrieve money from the scheme. Many people woke up this morning to find out their GH requests were removed. The Herald reports – Over 92 hours since the ponzi scheme, Mavrodi Mundial Moneybox, MMM, announced its return and unfreezing of Mavros after a month’s freezing […]
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Echiejile Returns To Monaco From S/Liege, Vows: Eagles’ ll Never Miss AFCON Again

Echiejile Returns To Monaco From S/Liege, Vows: Eagles’ ll Never Miss AFCON Again By Johnny Edward:   AS Monaco have recalled Nigeria defender Elderson Echiejile from his loan spell from Belgian side Standard Liege  Completesportsnigeria.com has be informed by the
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President Buhari regrets accidental bombing, condoles with families of the dead

President Buhari has received with deep sadness and regret, the accidental bombing of a civilian community in Rann, Borno State, by the Nigerian Air Force, engaged in the final phase of mopping up insurgents in the North-east.At least 120 people were wounded and 52 killed in the aerial bombing including ten humanitarian Aid workers with Red Cross and MSF International. President Buhari
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Trump tweets at wrong Ivanka

His daughter Ivanka may be Donald Trump’s favorite child but the president-elect apparently doesn’t know her Twitter handle, mistaking her for a British woman from the seaside town of Brighton. On Sunday night, the Republican retweeted praise for his daughter from a Twitter user after CNN broadcast a profile of the incoming first daughter and […] The post Trump tweets at wrong Ivanka ...
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“I Did Not Kill My Husband”- Wife Of The Slain Army Veteran Shares Her Side Of The Story

  The wife of a murdered US army veteran, Chuks Okebata who was allegedly kidnapped and killed has shared her side of the story. According to the sister of the deceased in a Facebook post, Chuks Okebata came to Nigeria to celebrate the festive season after the completion of his building in the village, in […] The post “I Did Not Kill My Husband”- Wife Of The Slain Army Veteran Shares Her ...
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Boko Haram: Fighter Jet Misfires, Kills Civilians and Humanitarian Aid Workers in Borno

The Army said a fighter jet had misfired and shot some humanitarian aid workers of the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), the Medicines Sans Frontiers and some civilians in Kala Balge in Borno during an operation. Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, disclosed this during a press briefing on Tuesday […]
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