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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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On November 8, 2020, Nigerian singer, Timaya will release his eighth overall body of work. The 15-track project will be titled, ‘Gratitude’ and it will have no features. The album will be Timaya‘s seventh to be released under his label, DM Records. Production …
Johnny Depp has left the Fantastic Beasts film franchise, days after losing a libel case over a newspaper article which called him a wife beater. In a letter to fans, Depp said he had been “asked to resign” from his …
Nigerian singer Davido’s name got mentioned as two British models dragged each other on Twitter. The two models, Kenza and Eva who are reported to be besties took to Twitter on Thursday, November 5, 2020, where they called each other out over jealousy and …
Dorathy Bachor, a former housemate of Nigeria’s most-watched reality TV show, Big Brother Naija has received a Mercedes Benz car gift to mark her birthday. The reality TV star was gifted the car by her fans who joined her to …
Kano’s famous singer, Naziru M. Ahmad AKA Sarkin Waka has pleaded not guilty and denied any wrongdoing over alleged release of two uncensored and unlicensed songs when he appeared before a Kano magistrate court sitting at Nomansland. Naziru was dragged …
The highly anticipated sequel to 2018 blockbuster, ‘ King of Boys’ is getting closer to release especially with confirmed reports that its principal photography stage is done and dusted. Director, Kemi Adetiba announced that filming has officially ended on November 2 …
Over 40 films are set to screen at the inaugural edition of the Eastern Nigeria International Film Festival holding virtually scheduled to kickstart today, November 4, 2020 and end November 7, 2020. Originally set to hold in the heart of …
A new Amazon Original supernatural thriller is to be filmed exclusively in Scotland. The Rig follows a group of North Sea oil workers due to return to the mainland when a “mysterious and all-enveloping fog” descends. Production on the six-part …
Sir Sean Connery has died at the age of 90, his family has said. The Scottish actor was best known for his portrayal of James Bond, being the first to bring the role to the big screen and appearing in …
Lifestyle
Published: Yusuf BM   Of course, having the courage to write and delineate from my dull head is the greatest pride of all time. Yes! I’m an accidental scientist; who was compelled to mix acid with water, crammed generation X …
 Published: Yusuf BM Introduction The teen authorship scheme is an adventure which has come to stay especially in the art and literary cubicle in Nigeria. The scheme is poised with the goal of building a trans-generational circle of young minds …
Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, and a professor of African Studies at the University of Lagos
Global Rights on Monday organised a dancing event tagged #dancingwithconsent aimed at calling attention to the scourge of violence against women and rape. It was an evening of dance drama, spoken word presentation, discussions on sexual violence and open dance …
How to use onion juice to grow your hair There are people who are naturally gifted with fuller hair; they do not worry themselves about hair loss or hair growth stimulating ingredients. But there are others who constantly battle with …
Here’s why we think Nigerian marriages end too soon Nigeria is not one of the top 10 countries with the highest divorce rates in the world. According to the Guinness World Records, that title belongs to Maldives, Russia, Aruba, Belarus, …
As per a review of 5,500 individuals by Forktip.com, one of the thing that women most want to hear from a man she’s having sexual intercourse with is ‘you’re so tight’. ‘Hahaha’ ‘You’re so tight!’ For the avoidance of doubt, …
The story of a five-year-old Simi had been asleep only 10 minutes when she arose in a frenzy. “She was truly awkward,” says her mother, Tokunbo Olatunji, who mitigated her little girl back to sleep. When Simi got up a …
The Groom & his Bride. Christopher Gbemudu is 55 years old and was born on 12/3/1962. Currently, he lives in Glenside, Pennsylvania (PA); and previously lived in Conshohocken, PA, Conshohocken, PA and Philadelphia, PA. Sometimes Christopher goes by various nicknames including Christopher C Gbemudu. He currently works …
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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
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is battling to bring sanity to Super Eagles camp over ‘the bad blood’ generated by Friday’s 4-4 draw the Nigerian team recorded against Sierra Leone in an African Cup of Nations qualifier.   Nigeria led …
Super Eagles returned to training yesterday at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, after Friday’s disappointing 4-4 draw against Sierra Leone, with manager Gernot Rohr sweating on the fitness of Villarreal of Spain winger, Samuel Chukwueze, and Club Brugge …
The shambolic 4-4 result recorded by the Super Eagles against Sierra Leone in Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium has, once again, brought to the fore the incompetence and technical inefficiency of Coach Gernot Rohr. …
Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr has confirmed that Victor Osimhen will play no part when his side take on Sierra Leone in the reverse fixture of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers on Tuesday.   The Napoli striker had …
Everton of England midfielder, Alex Iwobi has assured Nigerians that the Super Eagles will make up for Friday’s disappointing 4-4 draw against the Leone Stars when both sides clash again on Tuesday, in the reverse fixture of the 2021 Africa …
Nigeria Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick read the riot act to the Super Eagles players in the wake of their disgraceful 4-4 draw with Sierra Leone in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Friday evening.   The football …
Organisers of Kaduna Marathon 2020 have appointed six sports icons as Goodwill Ambassadors to promote the maiden international marathon race slated to hold onNovember 21, 2020 in Kaduna. The ambassadors are former Super Eagles stars, Dahiru Sadi, Daniel Amokachi, Tijjani Babangida and …
  Manchester City’s bid to regain the Premier League title faces a defining moment against leaders Liverpool this weekend, while Ole Gunnar Solskjaer fights to silence the critics as troubled Manchester United take on Everton. City are already five points …
The League Management Committee (LMC) of the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) has explained that only the top four teams that emerged from the elite and division competition will battle for the 2020 Super Cup. The Super Cup for the top four teams …
Tech
It’s early 2018, Nigerian Lawyer, Adeyemi Adetunji sent a message to his favourite Nigerian music curators that he had started curating Nigerian music for Audiomack – then a fledgling home of mixtapes. In March of the same year, Audiomack entered …
Microsoft has expanded its talks on TikTok to a potential deal that would include buying the global operations of the fast-growing video-sharing app, the Financial Times reported Thursday.   Microsoft declined to comment on the report, after previously disclosing it …
SpaceX has safely delivered two astronauts back to Earth for NASA, following an historic two-month mission to the International Space Station (ISS). With the help of four white and orange parachutes, test pilots Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken splashed down in the …
Criminal charges were filed on Friday against the suspected teenage mastermind of an epic Twitter hack and two others who allegedly helped hijack celebrity accounts to swindle people out of more than $100,000 in a cryptocurrency scheme. Prosecutors in Florida …
Security researchers identified multiple vulnerabilities on the Web and mobile platforms of online dating site OkCupid that could have allowed hackers to steal user private data of users. The data could include full profile details, private messages, sexual orientation, personal …
Huawei Technologies overtook Samsung Electronics in global smartphone shipments in the second quarter after Chinese consumer spending bounced back from a COVID-19 trough, according to Canalys. China’s largest tech company shipped 55.8 million devices from April to June, down 5 …
Google One app will soon be available for iPhone users to back up their phone data and access Google Drive storage. The tech giant’s subscription-based cloud storage model that includes Google Drive, family sharing, and subscription benefits like Google Play …
A US government national security review of the social media app TikTok is nearly complete and will deliver a recommendation to the White House this week, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday.   Mnuchin told reporters the review is being …
Arizona is leading a multi-US state investigation into whether Apple’s deliberate slowing of older iPhones violated deceptive trade practice laws, documents reviewed by Reuters on Wednesday showed.   In the ongoing probe since at least October 2018, investigators have asked …

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