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  • Osinbajo’s Committee to Investigate Lawal, Oke in Camera - The Presidential committee to investigate corruption allegations against the two suspended officials of the Buhari administration says it will conduct its work in camera. A statement by the Vice President’s Spokesman, Mr Laolu Akande, on Saturday in Abuja said that the camera sitting of the committee would enable all parties...
  • How Veteran Actor, Olumide Bakare, Battled for Life, but… - Veteran Nigerian actor, Olumide Bakare, popularly known as Chief Koko, has died at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State after battling what is believed to be heart related illness. The news of his death was shared by another actor, Yinka Aiyelokun, in a Facebook post on Saturday morning. “Information...
  • Airtel, ZTE Give Nigeria 4G Telecoms Services - The Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria, Mr Segun Ogunsanya, said on Saturday that the telecommunications company has rolled out Fourth Generation (4G) wireless mobile telecommunications technology in Nigeria. Ogunsanya said in a statement in Lagos that the roll out of the technology was in partnership with ZTE, a Chinese multinational telecommunications...
  • Barcelona awaits Court for Neymar Decision Ahead of Clasico - Barcelona have called on Spain’s Court for Sport (TAD) to reach a decision regarding the availability of their forward Neymar for the Clasico against Real Madrid on Sunday. Spanish media reported that the Brazilian will travel with the Barcelona squad for the game in Madrid despite doubts over his eligibility...
  • Messi and Ronaldo ‘kiss’ in Barcelona 3 days before Clásico - Urban artist Tvboy painted the two Clásico protagonists in a passionate kiss on the streets of Barcelona, in a piece heavily-influenced by Antonio De Felipe. Paseo de Gràcia in Barcelona became adorned with a curious image; a passionate kiss between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, just three days before Real...

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Osinbajo’s Committee to Investigate Lawal, Oke in Camera

The Presidential committee to investigate corruption allegations against the two suspended officials of the Buhari administration says it will conduct its work in camera. A statement by the Vice President’s Spokesman, ...

Messi and Ronaldo ‘kiss’ in Barcelona 3 days before Clásico

Urban artist Tvboy painted the two Clásico protagonists in a passionate kiss on the streets of Barcelona, in a piece heavily-influenced by Antonio De Felipe. Paseo de Gràcia in Barcelona became adorned with a curious i...

Nigeria: Dance, Jubilation Excitment as African Drums Festival Commences

This year’s African Drums Festival commenced in Abeokuta, Ogun state in  Nigeria, on Thursday with dance, jubilation and excitement from more than  20 cultural troupes from about 13 countries from the continent ...

Russia Bans Jehovah’s Witnesses, Calling It an Extremist Group

Jehovah’s Witnesses has been banned in Russia. A court of jurisdiction ruled the religious organisation is an extremist group and putting its more than 170,000 Russian worshipers in the same category as Islamic State ...

FG appoints board, management for Rural Electrification Agency

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a new Board and Executive Management for Rural Electrification Agency. Mr Bolaji Adebiyi, the Director of Press in the Office of the Secretary to the Government ...

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Don’t Pay More for Recharge Cards, MTN tells Customers

A multinational mobile telecommunications company, MTN, has warned subscribers not to pay more than the amount printed on any of its recharge cards. In recent times, retailers of the scratch cards with which subscribers...

Mark Zuckerberg SIGNS DEATH warrant for SMARTPHONES

It’s no secret Mark Zuckerberg is pinning Facebook’s prospects on augmented reality — technology that overlays digital imagery onto the real world, like Snapchat’s signature camera filters. At this ye...

Turkish Airline Extends Free on-Board Internet for Economy Passengers

“Living Garden” for Business Class Turkish Airlines has Business Class free on-board internet services to economy passengers. The new adjustments, according to the airline, has become necessary in order to fu...

Google to Train 6,000 Media Practitioners in 2017

West Africa Google says it  plans to equip more than 6, 000 media professionals in the region on the appropriate use of Google tools in 2017. Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, the Head of Communications of West Africa Google made ...

iPhone 8 Leaked Pictures Have Samsung Galaxy S8’s Signature Feature

New leaked Picture suggests Apple’s next iPhone could have an edge-to-edge display, just like its Samsung rival (Photo: ifanr.com, PA, Samsung) Apple’s next iPhone could copy one of the Samsung Galaxy S8&#821...

ITU to Build Electronically Controlled Headquaters

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) said it has unveiled an architecture competition for the design of its new electronically-controlled headquarters building in Geneva, Switzerland. According to a statement ...

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Airtel, ZTE Give Nigeria 4G Telecoms Services

The Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria, Mr Segun Ogunsanya, said on Saturday that the telecommunications company has rolled out Fourth Generation (4G) wireless mobile telecommunications technology in Nigeria. Ogunsanya sa...

Mobile Money, Digital Economy Okay for Nigeria – Ericsson Boss

Though it may come with temporary set back, but full integration of mobile money will have a positive development impact in the long term as it will accelerates financial deepening, foster financial inclusion ,increase t...

$9 Billion Loss: Toshiba Technology on Verge of Collapse

There are indications that Toshiba technology, one of the world’s biggest electronics company based in Japan, is about to collapse following excruciating loss it recorded in business. Toshiba warned this week that ther...

Union Bank to Invest N4.5m on Three Tech Startups

Union Bank of Nigeria on Thursday said it will Invest N4.5m on three Nigerian tech Startups through its Centenary Innovation Challenge as a way to promote innovations in Nigeria. Chief Executive Officer of the Bank, M...

NCC seeks further investment opportunities for improved connectivity

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is currently in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to explore further investment opportunities. The telecommunications regulator said in a statement in Lagos, that the inves...

Happy Birthday Aliko Dangote!

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote joins the Diamond League today as he clocks 60. The international businessman, who started business modestly trading in sugar in the late 70s and early 80s, now presides over an ind...

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Barcelona awaits Court for Neymar Decision Ahead of Clasico

Barcelona have called on Spain’s Court for Sport (TAD) to reach a decision regarding the availability of their forward Neymar for the Clasico against Real Madrid on Sunday. Spanish media reported that the Brazilian wil...

Messi and Ronaldo ‘kiss’ in Barcelona 3 days before Clásico

Urban artist Tvboy painted the two Clásico protagonists in a passionate kiss on the streets of Barcelona, in a piece heavily-influenced by Antonio De Felipe. Paseo de Gràcia in Barcelona became adorned with a curious i...

Tiger Woods Undergoes 4th Back Surgery in 4 years, Out...

Tiger Woods has once again had surgery on his back to try to cure pain in his back and leg and could be out of action for six months. It is the third back operation the 14-time major winner from the United States has und...

Usain Bolt in Shock as Friend Dies in Power-bike Crash

Sprint superstar Usain Bolt was caught up in a fatal motorcycle crash in Jamaica which claimed the life of Germaine Mason, the British high jumper who won a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, media reported. Jama...

UCL: How Ronaldo’s Goal Sends Manuel Neuer Out of Season

Bayern Munich keeper Manuel Neuer will miss the rest of the season Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will miss the rest of the season after fracturing his left foot during the Champions League quarter-final second-le...

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How Veteran Actor, Olumide Bakare, Battled for Life, but…

Veteran Nigerian actor, Olumide Bakare, popularly known as Chief Koko, has died at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State after battling what is believed to be heart related illness. The news of his death was...

Hollywood Star, Juliet Named “World’s Most Beautiful Woman”

American screen “godess”, Julia Roberts, 49, was named “World’s Most Beautiful Woman” for a record-setting fifth time by the People’s Magazine, U.S., on Wednesday. Jess Cagle, the People’s Editorial Directo...

Chloe Khan Commits Ultimate Wedding Crime Ever

CHLOE Khan ignored all the rules when it came to attending a friend’s wedding on Saturday. The 25-year-old reality star committed the ultimate sin when it comes to wedding dress code – by wearing white. Chloe rocke...

Linguists, medical experts adopt new names for HIV/AIDS, prostitutes

A team of Nigerian linguists and medical experts have adopted new names for HIV, AIDS and prostitutes in Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba. A statement on Saturday by Prof. Herbert Igboanusi of the University of Ibadan, said the ad...

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Corruption: SGF Suspension Long Over Due says Jonathan

Former Chairman of Minna branch of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA),  Mr Taidi Jonathan, has said that the suspension of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) would add credibility to the ongoing figh...

Man dies after hearing of Trump’s ‘impeachment’

A 75-year-old man died “peacefully” at his home in the US state of Oregon after his ex-wife led him to believe that President Donald Trump had been impeached. Michael Garland Elliott died earlier this month after Ter...

Buhari Anti Graft War is Entertainment says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s anti-graft war under the President Muhammadu Buhari administration has become a comedy. The PDP in a series of tweets on its...

I was never banned from Presidential Villa, El-Rufai says

Gov. Nasiru el-Rufa’i of Kaduna State says he was never banned from going to the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The governor stated this while fielding questions from State House correspondents after joining President Muha...