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Nigerian-American Scientist Robert Okogie Inducted Into NASA Hall Of Fame

A Nigerian-American, Robert Olusola Okojie, has been inducted into the U.S’s National Aeronautics Space Administration‘s (NASA) Inventors Hall of Fame....
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Nigerian-American Scientist Robert Okogie Inducted Into NASA Hall Of Fame

UK Vaccine News Gives Hope As US Plans Mass Rollout

The developers of coronavirus vaccine in Britain on Monday claimed success after mass testing, as the United States announced plans...
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UK Vaccine News Gives Hope As US Plans Mass Rollout

Nigerian-Born Doctor Leading Pfizer Research Dispels Misconceptions About COVID-19 Vaccine

Onyema Ogbuagu, a Nigerian-born researcher and medical doctor has dispelled misconceptions concerning the COVID-19 vaccine noting that there is no...
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Nigerian-Born Doctor Leading Pfizer Research Dispels Misconceptions About COVID-19 Vaccine

Afghanistan war: 26,000 Afghan children killed or maimed since 2005

An average of five children have been killed or wounded every day for the past 14 years in war-torn Afghanistan,...
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Afghanistan war: 26,000 Afghan children killed or maimed since 2005

BBC premieres new Fela documentary, ‘Fela Kuti: Father of Afrobeat’

BBC has premiered a new documentary detailing the life of Afrobeats legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. The 1 hour, 22 minutes...
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BBC premieres new Fela documentary, ‘Fela Kuti: Father of Afrobeat’

Meo Out With New ‘Banger’ Featuring Ishak Titled Break It

Nigerian born singer Oteze Ekpen Micheal popularly referred to as Meo is out with an electrifying new single titled Break...
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Meo Out With New ‘Banger’ Featuring Ishak Titled Break It

Egbe rallies support for under-fire Rohr

Recent listless performance by the Super Eagles including the dramatic 4-4 draw and drab goalless draw against the Leone Stars...
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Egbe rallies support for under-fire Rohr

Kenyans dominate Kaduna marathon

Kenyan Runners shared the podium at the Kaduna marathon which took place admist pomps and pageantaries on Saturday .  ...
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Kenyans dominate Kaduna marathon

Orji Kalu gets idea what Arsenal ’ll cost him

Nigerian billionaire, Orji Uzor Kalu has recently stated that he would like to buy a percentage of Arsenal and help...
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Orji Kalu gets idea what Arsenal ’ll cost him

Rodgers: Ndidi not yet fit to start games

Leicester City manager, Brendan Rodgers has ruled Wilfred Ndidi out for another weeks as the Super Eagles midfielder was yet...
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Rodgers: Ndidi not yet fit to start games
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  • Nigerian-American Scientist Robert Okogie Inducted Into NASA Hall Of Fame

    A Nigerian-American, Robert Olusola Okojie, has been inducted into the U.S’s National Aeronautics Space Administration‘s (NASA) Inventors Hall of Fame. Okogie, according to NASA, joined the silicon carbide research group at agency’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland in 1999 and has gained worldwide recognition as the leading expert on silicon carbide-based microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) for use...
  • UK Vaccine News Gives Hope As US Plans Mass Rollout

    The developers of coronavirus vaccine in Britain on Monday claimed success after mass testing, as the United States announced plans to give jabs to 20 million people before the end of the year to combat surging infections. AstraZeneca and Oxford University said their drug had proved on average 70 percent effective at stopping the virus after...
  • Nigerian-Born Doctor Leading Pfizer Research Dispels Misconceptions About COVID-19 Vaccine

    Onyema Ogbuagu, a Nigerian-born researcher and medical doctor has dispelled misconceptions concerning the COVID-19 vaccine noting that there is no conspiracy in the development of the vaccine. Ogbuagu is an Associate Professor of medicine at Yale University. He is one of those leading the research at Pfizer for a COVID-19 vaccine in the United States. Speaking concerning...

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Audiomack, which boasts more than 16 million monthly active users, will also provide support for WMG’s A&R research activities across these territories. Alfonso Perez Soto, EVP, Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa, for Warner Music, says: “This deal is another …
In a fight to revive a rare cultural heritage and heal a nation scarred by conflict a Central African Republic band and dancers are trying to revamp the country’s traditional music and dance style – known as “Motenguene”. Its name …
Hollywood star, Wentworth Miller has confirmed he will not be returning for the sixth season of Fox Network’s ‘Prison Break’. Miller shocked fans with an Instagram post, revealing his decision to boycott the show due to his decision to only …
In the early hours of November 11, 2020, American rapper, Lil Baby responded to criticism from Nigerian music lovers as regards his verse on Davido’s latest single, ‘So Crazy.’ He took to his Twitter account and wrote, “I’m from the …
Kannywood actress Rahama Sadau has come out to debunk the reports that she was arrested and heading to jail. In a series of tweets shared via her Twitter page on Tuesday, November 10, 2020, the movie star said she hasn’t …
On November 10, 2020, the 14th Headies called for submissions from the general public. As Nigeria’s most revered music award show, The Headies Awards is continuously tasked to identify, celebrate and reward hardworking music creators and contributors to the entertainment …
Details: The song is Davido’s second single off the imminent, ‘A Better Time.’ The video is clean and filled with gorgeous women that reveal its lyrical content. Sonically, the song is similar to smash hits like Kat DeLuna‘s ‘Am I Dreaming’ …
Olamilekan Moshood Agbeleshe also known as Laycon, the winner of the fifth season of Big Brother Naija has been gifted a Mercedes Benz car to mark his birthday. The reality TV star was gifted the car by his fans popularly …
On November 7, 2020, Nigerian DJ, Spinall announced that his fifth studio album is set to drop on December 11, 2020. On his Instagram page, he wrote, “I put my all into everything that I release but, this work of art is uniquely …
Lifestyle
A Winter Publication Titled Lovely Attitude: a jamboree of love related Content and Articles that Justifies it’s title as well as stories that signify it’s functionality in Showcasing Individual Talent, Skills, Brands and businesses across the globe. PDFs now Available …
The case of pandemic covid19 in Nigeria has a serious significant trauma on the economy of our great country. Meaning to say that it affects the financial stands of the country, in the sense that it will curtail the rate …
To what extent should a wedding ring be worn for? I’ve been engaged since a year ago May (dated for 4yrs), my Fiance hasn’t discussed continuing the introduction or marriage, it resembles he just proposed to me since he felt …
  My hypothesis: In every domination of fear (dominant fear) there’s a proportion of recessive courage. To be at the lead (or make a leeway) and be successful, you have to solve yourself to override the dominant fear with the …
Despite the law which criminalises gay relationships in Nigeria, Google Trends for 2019 points to the fact that there may be a growing community of same sex groups in the country. Imo tops the list closely followed by Enugu, Anambra, …
16th December,2019 was a very proud day for Black women around the world as Jamaica’s Toni Ann emerged winner of the 2019 miss world pageant. Every body expressed their happiness and excitement but the one person that stood out and …
It is indeed a thing of joy for every parent to witness important ceremonies in the lives of their children, and so was the case of His Majesty Mr. Michael Olusoji of the Ekundina Royal Family of Ayere in Ijumu …
A CIRCUMSPECTIVE REPORT OF HADIZA ALIYU SCHOOLS FESTIVAL HELD AT LEGBO KUTIGI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE, MINNA
Its owner, 69-year-old Esther Gwena, says she helped to deliver 250 infants as Zimbabwe’s health sector tottered — a feat that earned comparisons to Florence Nightingale, the pioneer of modern nursing. Hundreds of junior medics at state hospitals began a …
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  • 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...
  • Okonjo-Iweala makes final two in WTO race.

    World Trade Organization, WTO, members have selected two final candidates – Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee – to advance to the final round in the race to lead the Geneva-based trade body, Bloomberg has reported. By advancing two women to the final round of the selection process, the WTO will likely have the...
  • Discos obey NERC, begin 14-day tariff hike suspension.

    Some power distribution companies are beginning to comply with the order of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission by suspending the September 1 , 2020 tariff increase . On Tuesday night , NERC issued an order suspending the hike in electricity tariffs for 14 days . Labour unions and the Federal Government had reached a truce on Sunday...
  • NIGER TO CUT WATER SUPPLY TO ARMY BARRACKS OVER N700M UNPAID BILLS

     Niger government has threatened to stop water supply to the Army Barracks in Minna over unpaid bills amounting to over N700 million. It is total debts for water supply owed by the army, police, DSS and other agencies. The state commissioner for Water Resources, Yusuf Suleiman said this during a media round-table in Minna when he got...
  • COMMISSIONER SEEKS PRESIDENTIAL ASSENT FOR AIB BILL

    The Accident Investigation Bureau Commissioner, Akin Olateru, has sought presidential assent for a bill to empower the bureau to investigate rail, road, and marine accidents and serious incidents. Olateru noted that the bill was currently before the Senate for second reading while at the House of Representatives, a public hearing is being awaited. He said, “It (investigating...
  • FOREX INACCESSIBILITY STOPPING US FROM IMPORTING PETROL — MARKETERS

    Independent oil marketers are not fully back into the business of importing petrol due to their inability to access foreign exchange. Dealers stated that since the downstream oil sector was deregulated in March this year, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation had remained the major importer of PMS into the country. It was gathered that although some big...
  • CBN FREEZES 38 FIRMS’ ACCOUNTS OVER FOREX INFRACTIONS, OTHERS

    The Central Bank of Nigeria has instructed banks to place a post-no-debit on the bank accounts of 38 companies. The affected accounts belong to betting companies, bureau de change companies and some logistics companies, according to a report by The Cable on Saturday. One of the companies, Premier Lotto, is owned by Adebutu Kessington, a Nigerian businessman popularly known...
  • Contractors picket finance ministry over N18bn debt

      Indigenous contractors on Monday staged a protest at the headquarters of the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning to kick against the non-payment of their N18bn contract sum by the ministry. Speaking on behalf of the aggrieved contractors, the Publicity Secretary, Local Contractors of Nigeria, Dandy Rowland, told journalists that the affected firms executed...
Sports
A courtroom battle between the wives of former England football stars Wayne Rooney and Jamie Vardy kicked off in London on Thursday.   The battle is an escalation in a tale of betrayal and amateur detective work which has titillated …
Nineteen female referees from Africa have been selected to participate in the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2023, to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand, during a reserved period in the FIFA Women’s International Match Calendar between 10 …
Tunisia and Mali have joined 2019 finalists Senegal, holders Algeria as well as hosts Cameroon as the qualified teams for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).   This was after both picked favourable results in matchday four games.   …
Olivier Giroud bagged a double as he showed his worth for France again to help the world champions beat Sweden 4-2 at home in the UEFA Nations League on Tuesday.   Giroud scored either side of Benjamin Pavard’s first-half strike …
Spain forward Ferran Torres scored a first career hat-trick as his side crushed helpless Germany 6-0 at home on Tuesday to storm into the final four of the UEFA Nations League.   Goals from Alvaro Morata, Ferran and Rodri gave …
German coach Joachim Loew is not in danger of losing his job after losing 6-0 to Spain in their final Nations League group match on Tuesday, national team director, Oliver Bierhoff has said.   Germany suffered their worst defeat in …
Nigeria were held to a goalless draw by Sierra Leone in yesterday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture in Freetown.   The result at the National Stadium means the Super Eagles would have to wait for the other group games …
  The Super Eagles played a goalless draw against Sierra Leone in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers at the Siaka Stevens Stadium, Freetown on Tuesday. The Eagles failed to redeem their image after they squandered a 4-0 lead …
The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has budgeted the sum of $4m (about N2 billion) to prosecute the basketball event of the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games billed for 2021.   Vice President of the NBBF and chairman of the technical …
Tech
Social gaming giant Zynga on Wednesday kicked off its global launch of a free puzzle game based on the beloved wizarding world of Harry Potter. “Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells” is available on Apple and Google mobile devices and also …
Aerospace giant Airbus has unveiled plans for what it hailed as the first commercial zero-emission aircraft. It said its hydrogen-fuelled passenger planes could be in service by 2035. Airbus chief executive Guillaume Faury said the three ZEROe concept designs marked …
American Social Media giant Facebook has announced the company is willing to open a new office in Legos Nigeria in the coming year. In what will be its second office on the african continent after its Johannesburg bureau in South …
On Tuesday, September 17, 2020, YouTube announced ‘Shorts,’ a new short-form video experience for creators and artists who want to shoot short, catchy videos using nothing but their mobile phones. The product is set for a testing period in India …
Sony’s eagerly awaited PlayStation 5 will launch on November, taking on a new offering by console rival Xbox as video gameplay booms during the pandemic. A streamed event showcasing games tailored for PS5 ended with the word that two versions …
Commentary: The new film follows the recent Disney model of emphasizing spectacle over character development with its blockbusters. With its new take on mulan, disney to breathe life into the legendary female warrior — a fixture of centuries-old Chinese storytelling — …
Facebook says it will ban political advertising the week before the US election, one of its most sweeping moves against disinformation yet as CEO Mark Zuckerberg warned of a “risk of civil unrest” after the vote. The social media giant …
On July 25, 2020, Pulse Nigeria exclusively reported that subscription-based music, podcast and video streaming service, TIDAL was set to officially launch operations in Nigeria. The tentative date of the official launch was slated to be Monday, July 27, 2020. …
In a surprise move, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has approved an increase in electricity tariff with effect from September 1, 2020 (today). This comes three months after the tariff hike implementation slated for July 1 was halted by the …

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