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South africa urged to prioritize vaccination of undocumented migrants

South Africa so far has administered just over 16 million Covid-19 vaccines to its citizens. While this is a step...
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South africa urged to prioritize vaccination of undocumented migrants

EU rules to force USB-C chargers for all phones

Manufacturers will be forced to create a universal charging solution for phones and small electronic devices, under a new rule...
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EU rules to force USB-C chargers for all phones

Korede Bello’s ‘Like That’ gets certified Gold in the US

On Wednesday, September 23, 2021, Nigerian singer, Korede Bello's 2017 single, 'Do Like That' has been certified Gold in the US....
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Korede Bello’s ‘Like That’ gets certified Gold in the US

Bitcoin mining producing tonnes of waste (e-waste)

Bitcoin mining produces electronic waste (e-waste) annually comparable to the small IT equipment waste of a place like the Netherlands,...
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Bitcoin mining producing tonnes of waste (e-waste)

High-speed internet via beams of light

A novel way of delivering High-speed internet via beams of light through the air has successfully transmitted data across the...
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High-speed internet via beams of light

Children given daily time limit on China’s TikTok

Douyin, China’s version of TikTok, will limit use of the platform for children to 40 minutes a day. The rules...
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Children given daily time limit on China’s TikTok

ATBU-TH begins Lassa fever samples test

Dr Jibrin Yusuf, Chief Medical Director (CMD), Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital (ATBU-TH), Bauchi, says it has begun diagnostic test...
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ATBU-TH begins Lassa fever samples test

Man drags commercial sex worker, 2 others to court for stealing phone

A 30-year-old businessman Umar Aliyu on Friday dragged Ms Fatima Aliyu, a commercial sex worker, before a Sharia Court in...
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Man drags commercial sex worker, 2 others to court for stealing phone

Edo Community gets electricity first time ever

Inikorogha, an Ijaw enclave in Ovia South Local Government Area of Edo, is to be electrified for the first time...
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Edo Community gets electricity first time ever

Nigeria tasks ECOWAS on prompt transition to civil rule in Guinea

Nigeria has called on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to ensure a prompt return of democratic rule...
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Nigeria tasks ECOWAS on prompt transition to civil rule in Guinea
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  • South africa urged to prioritize vaccination of undocumented migrants

    South Africa so far has administered just over 16 million Covid-19 vaccines to its citizens. While this is a step forward, the project head of social justice organisation, Lawyers for Human Rights in South Africa, Thandeka Chauke says undocumented african migrants are worried of being denied fair access to the Covid-19 vaccination jab. " The biggest...
  • EU rules to force USB-C chargers for all phones

    Manufacturers will be forced to create a universal charging solution for phones and small electronic devices, under a new rule proposed by the European Commission (EC). The aim is to reduce waste by encouraging consumers to re-use existing chargers when buying a new device. All smartphones sold in the EU must have USB-C chargers, the proposal said. Apple...
  • Korede Bello’s ‘Like That’ gets certified Gold in the US

    On Wednesday, September 23, 2021, Nigerian singer, Korede Bello's 2017 single, 'Do Like That' has been certified Gold in the US. By so doing, the MAVIN Records product becomes the sixth Nigerian record to be certified Gold this decade, after records by Burna Boy, Davido and Wizkid. Currently, the song has 120 million streams on YouTube. This comes after news that Wizkid's 'Essence' has been...

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On Wednesday, September 23, 2021, Nigerian singer, Korede Bello‘s 2017 single, ‘Do Like That’ has been certified Gold in the US. By so doing, the MAVIN Records product becomes the sixth Nigerian record to be certified Gold this decade, after records by Burna Boy, …
  The break-up drama between popular Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, and her former lover, Prince Kpokpogri, has gotten messier. Earlier today, there were claims that the actress petitioned the Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory, to investigate her former lover, …
  While popular Nigerian humour merchant, Bright Okpocha also known as Basketmouth, attained success as a comedian, he began his career in the Nigerian entertainment industry as a rap artiste. Despite his success in the comedy industry, the funnyman still …
  Kannywood actor and cameraman, Ahemed Tage, is dead. He died on Monday after battling an undisclosed ailment. One of his colleagues, Ali Nuhu, broke the sad news on social media. Ali Nuhu wrote, “From Allah we all are and …
  “Brown Skin Girl” by Beyoncé, Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, and Nigeria’s Wizkid won the Best Cinematography category in the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards. However, “Leave the Door Open” by Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic, Aftermath Entertainment/Atlantic Records …
The BMW car which Tupac Shakur was riding in before being shot in 1996, has been put up for sale for nearly $2m. The superstar rapper was in Las Vegas on September 7, 1996 with Suge Knight and their entourage, to watch …
  Legendary highlife musician, Sir Victor Uwaifo died on Saturday at the age of 80 in Benin. The music icon whose tracks “Joromi” and “Mammy Water” were hits till his demise, was a multi instrumentalist and a renowned virtual artist. …
At the jiggling of hands, a worship gathering and official functions can become enliven, therefore it is obvious that sound is the basis of fun and entertainment that Nigerian music industry thrives on today. Beyond music there is sound, beyond …
Despite what many think about twerking, popular dancer, Achimugu James a.k.a. Merrick, says it is a creative way of making known one’s thoughts or feelings. He believes art is amplified by freedom and every dancer has a right to express …
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A CHANCE TO STEP UP YOUR GAME, DO IT NOW! We agree Leadership is actually the greatest test of a human’s ability and intelligence. What could be  more difficult than leading tens, hundreds, thousands or millions of people with different …
Happy Ramadan to all our Readers and everyone out there… We pray that the divinity of this holy month erase all the sinful thoughts off your mind and fill it with a sense of purity and gratitude towards Allah.   …
National Association of Nupe Students (NANUS), National Headquarters (NHQs). The Convention Planning Committee (CPC) hereby inform the general public and interested individual who are willing to aspire for any post that the form will be ready for sale starting from …
Emirates is making travel to Dubai even sweeter in 2021 with the return of My Emirates Pass – an exclusive offer that turns the Emirates boarding pass into a membership card giving customers deals and discounts in over 450 restaurants, …
The award night was a memorable one to be remembered. Dija’s Event Center at MI Wushishi Estate Minna was graced by hundreds of beautiful faces, as more than 100 Football lovers  were present in the award night ceremony. Many high …
Shehu Suleiman Inga Football Club (SSI FC), a basic-level football team in the coast of minna is here with an award night ceremony and end of the year football match, first of its kind. The event is to commemorate with …
A Muslim woman has expressed her happiness and excitement after her husband married a second wife. Safa, who is based in New Jersey, took to Twitter on Saturday, December 19, to share the good news, praying for Allah’s protection for …
The Tigray Region is the northernmost region of Ethiopia. Tigray is the homeland of the Tigrayan, Irob and Kunama peoples. Tigray is also known as Region 1 according to the federal constitution. Its capital and largest city is Mekelle. (Wikipedia) …
Ghanaian modeling Agency BT Models are part of this year’s International Fashion Week Dubai. The fashion week is being held from 12th November to 14th November at the Hotel Sofitel Dubai the Palms. Ghana is being represented on the runway …
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  • Insurance Companies Can Mitigate The Carnage On Our Roads

    Recent statistics of road accident and fatalities resulting from them are very worrying. The social and economic impact of these accidents on families and the nation at large cannot be overemphasised. One of the least heard among the list of those who bear the brunt of these accidents are the insurance companies. The fact is that...
  • Corporate Governance Shield Or Sword? … What Today’s Banking Sector Leader Needs To Thrive

    “One of the greatest failures of every generation is that it fails to read the minutes of the last meeting”. I find this quote from David A. Noebel very interesting because it summarises how seemingly simple, and let’s face it…often mundane, practices are often overlooked but in the moment of truth are central to the...
  • Samsung’s Awesome New Galaxy A22 Offers Unprecedented Value

    Samsung has launched the new Samsung Galaxy A22 smartphone, the latest in its popular collection of affordable devices. The A Series is designed to make Samsung’s latest innovative products more accessible to a wider audience. With an immersive visual experience that enriches streaming and gaming, and a versatile camera to capture your everyday, the Samsung...
  • Cryptocurrencies breed illegal activities, raise risks – CBN

    The Central Bank of Nigeria has said cryptocurrencies promote illegal activities and raise risks , among other reasons . It said this on Sunday in a statement regarding various comments and reactions following its recent reminder to Deposit Money Banks to desist from transacting in/ and with entities dealing in cryptocurrencies. The CBN stated , “ The recent...
  • Petrol price may hit N190 as oil nears $60

    Marketers have said with the current realities in the global crude oil markets, the price of Premium Motor Spirit ( petrol ) in Nigeria should be between N 185 and N 200 per litre , unless the government wants to subsidise the product , ’ FEMI ASU reports The upturn in global oil prices last week...
  • Aliko Dangote remains Africa’s richest person for 10-years straight

    Aliko Dangote of Nigeria is Africa’s richest person for the tenth time in a row, according to the 2021 Forbes’ Africa Billionaires List released on Friday January 22. Forbes stated that the president/CEO of Dangote Group is now worth $12.1 billion, up by $2 billion from last year’s list following a 30% rise in the share...
  • PAN To Begin 2-shifts vehicle production lines in 6 months-MD

    The new management of Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN), has said that, it will in the next six months, commence two shifts of its vehicle production lines. Acting Managing Director of PAN, Ms. Taiwo Oluleye, who disclosed this during the graduation of 2019/2020 Batch trainees of Modern Auto Maintenance Techniques at the PAN Learning Centre, said the...
  • BREAKING: Okonjo-Iweala set to lead WTO______ Report

    Nigeria ’s Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala is set to become the new director - general of the World Trade Organisation . According to Reuters , a key group of WTO ambassadors proposed Okonjo -Iweala to lead the trade organisation on Wednesday , clearing a path for her to become the first woman and African to head the...
  • BREAKING: Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 13.7%, highest in 30 months.

    Nigeria’s inflation rose to 13.7 per cent in September, hitting its highest level since its 13.34 per cent rate of March 2018 . The National Bureau of Statistics disclosed this in its Consumer Price Index report for September on Thursday . Part of the report read , “The consumer price index which measures inflation increased by 13...
Sports
  Substitute Gift Monday handed Nigeria a sweet 2-0 victory on the opening day of the maiden edition of the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Tournament in the City of Lagos. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State led eminent political big-wigs, …
  Cristiano Ronaldo Jr joined up with the Manchester United academy while his father has returned to the club he left 12 years ago. It comes as the Portugal international put on a performance on his second debut for the …
  A nine-year-old Nigerian, Munir Sada, has joined Arsenal Football Kid Academy in London, United Kingdom. Pictures of the nine-year-old with Arsenal document trended online, with many Nigerians excited about the move. Sada, who was kitted in an Arsenal jersey, …
  The Super Eagles continued their 100 per cent record against Cape Verde in their second match of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday. The Nigerian team won the game 2-1 after staging a comeback. While Victor Osimhen scored …
  Ahead of their second Group C match of the 2022 Qatar World Cup qualifying series, the Chairman of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema, has promised to reward the Super Eagles with N20m, if they beat Cape Verde to stay …
  Complete 2022 World Cup matchday 1 qualifying fixtures in Africa this week (all kick-off times GMT): Wednesday At Douala, Cameroon Central African Republic v Cape Verde, 1300 At Nouakchott, Mauritania Guinea-Bissau v Guinea, 1600 At Thies, Senegal Senegal v …
Super Eagles Captain, Ahmed Musa, William-Troost Ekong, Alex Iwobi, and other players listed for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Lone Stars of Liberia are expected to arrive in Lagos today, officials of the team have disclosed.   …
Manchester City suspended Benjamin Mendy on Thursday after Cheshire police confirmed the Frenchman has been charged with four counts of rape and one count of sexual assault. “Benjamin Mendy, aged 27, has been charged with four counts of rape and …
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Shot-Put finalist, Enekwechi Chukwuebuka has threatened to file a suit in court against Sunday Adeleye for false accusations.   Adeleye in a video gone viral alleged that Enekwechi received the sum of $1000 USD to take down …
Tech
Manufacturers will be forced to create a universal charging solution for phones and small electronic devices, under a new rule proposed by the European Commission (EC). The aim is to reduce waste by encouraging consumers to re-use existing chargers when …
Bitcoin mining produces electronic waste (e-waste) annually comparable to the small IT equipment waste of a place like the Netherlands, research shows. Miners of the cryptocurrency each year produce 30,700 tonnes of e-waste, Alex de Vries and Christian Stoll estimate. …
A novel way of delivering High-speed internet via beams of light through the air has successfully transmitted data across the Congo River. It means that citizens in Brazzaville and Kinshasa could get faster and cheaper broadband. Project Taara is one …
Tech and smartphone lovers are getting ready with excitement as Samsung is set to open the next chapter in foldable innovation on August 11, 2021. It is expected that Samsung will unveil its new smartphones, the Galaxy Z Fold3 and …
Samsung has launched the new Samsung Galaxy A22 smartphone, the latest in its popular collection of affordable devices. The A Series is designed to make Samsung’s latest innovative products more accessible to a wider audience. With an immersive visual experience …
WhatsApp users are under another malicious attack by perpetrators of nefarious activities online. The most recent threat comes through a link being shared on the chat platform that can let hackers gain access to users’ devices.   The new threat …
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has appealed to Nigerians to verify their desired mobile devices to ascertain if they are type-approved before purchase.   The NCC said they could make this confirmation on the commission’s website before payment for a …
Emirates and the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) have begun to implement full digital verification of COVID-19 medical records connected to testing and vaccination for travellers based in the UAE. Emirates customers who have undertaken a PCR test in Dubai can …
Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Toyota Motor Corporation, and B Medical Systems S.à r.l, have announced that the vehicle with a dedicated refrigerator for transporting vaccines at the appropriate temperatures developed jointly by the three companies, has met the relevant standards set …

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Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello spoke with reporters in Abuja, shortly after briefing President Muhammadu Buhari on the security situation in his state. Correspondent BOLAJI OGUNDELE was there.   WHAT is your assessment of the security situation in Niger State? The …
Abdullahi Dogo (30), Suleiman Abubakar (50), Babuga Mamman (42), and Abubakar Abdullahi (31), of Sabon Pegi village in the Mashegu Local Government Area of Niger State were recently apprehended by the state police command for allegedly being in possession of …
The Federal Government has directed civil servants on Grade Level 10 and below to resume duty with effect from Monday . It, however , said no worker would be allowed entry into any government offices without face masks . The …
Pelumi Keshinro also known as @ayam_pikoh_official is one of the young talents currently rocking the Nigerian Entertainment industry. She is a Comedienne, actor, content creator and a social media influencer who hails from Ogun State, Ijebu Ode precisely. Though, she …
Usman Abubakar Tafawa Balewa is the 60-year-old son of Nigeria’s first Prime Minister, the late Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa. He retired from the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency in 2018 and is currently a farmer and businessman. In this …
Gloria Chinwe Chubuike speaks about her passion for the fight against malaria on plus TV #TeaTime show. Gloria Chibuike is the founder and CEO of Chinwe Chibuike Foundation, an international non-profit organization that leverage across Abia and other states in …
Precious Ikeakhe is a famous entrepreneur, political analyst, youth advocate and the managing director of Nigerian bottle water company, Frost Water. In an interactive session with Vanguard he mentioned how he is driven about the betterment of Nigerian politics and …
Gloria Chinwe Chubuike, Nigeria philanthropist, age 24, the president chinwe Chibuike Foundation and youth counsellor was live on plus TV where she spoke about  maximizing youth demography in Nigeria. When asked about the future of Nigerian youths, are they still …
Nobel laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, described the amended 6th Broadcasting Code by the National Broadcasting Commission as a war by the government on arts and its producers. The NBC had reviewed some parts of the broadcasting code, which affect content …
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