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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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  Tennis star, Naomi Osaka, on Friday released her documentary series on Netflix. Directed by Academy Award nominated Garrett Bradley, the series is titled “Naomi Osaka” with the tagline, “Playing by her own rules”. Announcing the release on her Twitter …
  New music video for “Shopping Spree” from David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has hit one million views on YouTube in less than 24 hours. The Jowo crooner shared the video of his song on YouTube on Friday, 4 …
  Veteran actor, Jide Kosoko, has said the country’s movie industry has to be sanitised. Speaking with Saturday Beats, he said, “I am not fulfilled yet. The industry has not got to the stage I want it to get to. As such, …
  Singer Innocent Idibia aka 2baba has said he will never stop celebrating late musician Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan who died on July 11. Sound Sultan died after battling Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma. He has since been buried …
  Olanrewaju Fasasi, Nigerian music star, better known as Sound Sultan, is dead. In a statement issued on Sunday, the family said he died after undergoing treatment for throat cancer. “It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing …
  Nollywood actresses, Iyabo Ojo and Tonto Dikeh, have slammed Yomi Fabiyi on his new movie, ‘Oko Iyabo’. The movie depicted a real-life case involving a fellow actor, Olanrewaju Omiyinka, fondly known as Baba Ijesha, who was accused of sexually …
Leading digital music distribution company, TuneCore, which launched operations in Africa earlier this year is offering a 15% discount to Ghanaian artists in partnership with the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards. The offer comes as part of TuneCore’s commitment to empower …
Telecommunications Giant, Vodafone Ghana, has crowned Ghanaian songwriter and musician, Martin King Arthur, popularly known as Kofi Kinaata as the winner of the ‘Vodafone Green Award’ at the 22nd Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs) held on Saturday, 26th June 2021. …
Lifestyle
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 …
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 …
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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
  Olajide Omotayo on Saturday in Tokyo crashed out of the men’s table tennis singles event of the ongoing 2020 Olympic Games. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Omotayo was humiliated with 0-4 defeat by Tiago Apolonia of …
A delegation of Rivers Angels Football Club of Port Harcourt has departed for Cote d’Ivoire, where they will feature in the maiden edition of the CAF Women Champions League.   Prior to departure yesterday, the team was hosted to a …
Oduduru Divine (Men’s 100m & 200m), Adegoke Enoch (Men’s 100m), Usheoritse Itsekiri (Men’s 100m), Enekwechi Chukwuebuka (Men’s Shotput), Okagbare Blessing (Women’s 100m & 200m, 4 x 100m Relay), Nwokocha Grace (Women’s 100m & 200m, 4 x 100m Relay), Amusan Tobi …
It is five days to the opening ceremony of the long-awaited Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and everything seems to be going well for Team Nigeria. The team is expected to move into the Games Village today after weeks spent in …
  Japanese tennis star, Naomi Osaka, has narrated how the late Kobe Bryant’s mentorship shaped her career success. “I’m supposed to carry on his mentality,” says the four-time Grand Slam singles champion of her mentor in her Netflix documentary series, Naomi …
  Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford could be sidelined for up to three months after deciding to have surgery on a shoulder issue following Euro 2020, according to reports on Tuesday. Rashford, 23, had a scan earlier in the day …
Novak Djokovic won a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title and sixth Wimbledon on Sunday with a four-set victory over Italian slugger Matteo Berrettini with rival superstar Roger Federer hailing the achievement as a “wonderful performance”. The world number one triumphed …
  Italy inflicted more penalty heartache on England to win Sunday’s Euro 2020 final 3-2 in a shoot-out, Bukayo Saka missing the decisive kick to deny the hosts after the game at Wembley had ended in a draining 1-1 draw …
Manchester United have agreed to sign England forward Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund in a deal worth £72.9 million ($100 million), according to reports on Wednesday. United have been keen to bring Sancho to Old Trafford since last year and …
Tech
Nasa is paying a Colorado-based company $1 (£0.74) to collect a small sample of rocks from the moon. Lunar Outpost is among four firms awarded contracts to retrieve lunar regolith, or moon soil, for the US space agency, for a …
Ericsson has projected that four out of every ten mobile subscriptions in 2026 will be 5G.   This forecast is included in the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report.   Current 5G uptake in subscriptions and population coverage confirms …
MTN Nigeria is set to launch ‘Zigi,’ an online assistant chatbot designed to enhance customers’ digital interactions with the brand, and provide speedy and secure marketing, sales and technical support.   Customers will be able to interact with the chatbot …
Apple’s head of global security has been charged with bribery. Thomas Moyer is accused of offering bribes in the form of iPads worth $70,000 in order to obtain concealed firearms licenses. The charges were brought by a California grand jury …
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday participated in the official launching of what has been described as Nigeria’s first assembled electric car. The electric car, named ‘Hyundai Kona’, was assembled by Stallions Automobile factory. In his remarks at …
The US government has decided against enforcing its ban on Chinese-owned social media sensation TikTok to comply with a federal court ruling issued in the national security case, a media report said Thursday. The Wall Street Journal reported the US …
Apple has revealed its first Mac computers powered by chips of its own design. In June, the company announced it would transition away from the Intel processors it had used since 2006. Apple said the advantages of using the M1 …
Virgin Hyperloop has trialled its first ever journey with passengers, in the desert of Nevada. The futuristic transport concept involves pods inside vacuum tubes carrying passengers at high speeds. In the trial two passengers – both company staff – travelled …
  WhatsApp on Friday entered an increasingly tense battle between multinational giants such as Google and Alibaba for a chunk of India’s fast-growing digital payments market. The Facebook-owned firm said it was launching Whatsapp Pay just hours after it was …

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