Friday , 28 October 2016


3 Things To Know About The New MacBook Pro


Apple has launched its newest Macbook Pro refresh on Thursday night, putting an end to the long wait by Macbook fans. Here are three of the most important improvements Apple has made on the new Macbook Pro; The most noticeable change is the introduction of the Touch Bar. Instead of …

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President Buhari Suspends Chief Of Staff


President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended his embattled Chief Of Staff, Abba Kyari. Kyari has been in the news lately over allegations of receiving N500 million from telecoms giant, MTN in order to facilitate a reduction of a fine handed to them by the NCC. President Buhari set up a panel …

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Tony Elumelu Calls For More “Structured Philanthropy” in Africa at Le Monde Event


Nigerian Business man, Tony Elumelu has called for more “structured philanthropy” in Africa, especially targeting young entrepreneurs with great potential. The banking guru stated this at the recent Le Cub l’Economie in France. Elumelu alongside American Billionaire, Bill Gates spoke about the new role of global philanthropy and its increasing …

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Here’s Why Cristiano Ronaldo Will Win 2016 Ballon d’Or


As French magazine France Football released the 30-man long-list for the 2016 edition of the coveted Ballon d’Or this week, many sport pundits already have a winner for this year’s title. Many believe Cristiano Ronaldo is the clear favourite after his stunning performance for club and country, which saw the …

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Pasuma,Tayo Sobola, Iyabo Ojo Star in new movie, ‘Sheboy’


‘Sheboy’ is a romantic thriller starring Tayo Sobola, Iyabo Ojo, Seun Akindele, Kunle Afod and Pasuma. The movie details the travails of a young girl who had a rough start in life. She grew up in a violent neighborhood and got tangled with a notorious group. Luck smiled on her …

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Sokoto State Shares N31m For Parents To Send Children To School

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The Sokoto State government has disbursed N31 million to 775 beneficiaries to enable them send their children to school. The state commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Bala Kokani, disclosed this on Thursday at a press briefing in Sokoto. Mr. Kokani said that the disbursement was made under the government’s …

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Sexual Harassment: Convicted Lecturers To Be Jailed 5 Years


The Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Education Institution Bill sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (Delta Central, LP) was on Thursday passed into law by the Senate during the plenary session. The Bill proposed a five-year jail term for lecturers and educators convicted of sexual harassment of their male or female students. The bill …

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Police Dismiss 6 officers For Impersonation, Forgery


No fewer than six police officers have been dismissed by the Police Service Commission (PSC) over various offences ranging from impersonation, forgery, negligence, insubordination and disobedience to lawful order. The dismissals were approved after careful consideration of the decisions taken by the Commission on 55 disciplinary cases. In the same vein, the …

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FCMB Rewards Another Set of Customers with Millions


Leading financial services provider, First City Monument Bank (FCMB), has kept to its promise to reward  customers through its ‘’Millionaire Promo Season 3’’ after a successful third Regional and Zonal draws held at Ikorodu in Lagos, Port Harcourt in Rivers state, Akure in Ondo State and Abuja, the Federal Capital …

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Chimamanda Adichie Named Boots No7 Ambassador


Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Adichie has been named as the new ambassador for British beauty brand Boots. No.7. No7 is a brand of beauty products developed by Boots UK. It is branded as number seven because the number, according to popular culture, denotes perfection. The Enugu-born writer, about her new gig, said in a …

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EFL Cup Quarterfinal Draw In Full


The English Football League (EFL) Cup quarterfinal draw has been made. The quarterfinals of the competition begin next month. Manchester United who beat rivals Manchester City 1-0 at Old Trafford have again been drawn at home to face West Ham United, who beat Chelsea 2-1 at their new ground – London Olympic Stadium. …

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Jesus Christ’s Burial Place Has Been Opened For First Time In Centuries


The ‘burial slab’ of Jesus Christ has been uncovered for the first time in centuries, reports say. The stone shelf, which has for years been encased by marble, is believed by many Christians to have held the body of Jesus after his crucifixion.   Fredrik Hiebert, archaeologist-in-residence at The National Geographic Society, …

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Osinbajo To Speak On Terrorism In Nigeria At Harvard University Seminar


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will continue the global campaign against Boko Haram insurgency in a lecture at the Harvard University, Boston, in the U.S. on Thursday. According to a statement issued by the Vice President’s spokesperson, Laolu Akande, on Thursday, the lecture at the university’s ‘Nigeria in the World’ seminar …

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Former LG Boss In Kaduna State Sentenced To 7 Years Imprisonment


Justice Tukur Mu’azu of Kaduna State High Court has convicted and sentenced the immediate past sole Administrator of Kaura Local Government, Kaduna State, Ibrahim Akut Baba to seven years imprisonment without the option of fine. Ibrahim was convicted for offences bordering on obtaining money by false pretence. The convict was …

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It’s another first from Union Bank with the launch of the UnionFuture account, which took place at the Banks ASPAMDA branch recently. UnionFuture is an account which provides a simple savings plan for customers who are not under a formal payroll scheme. The account will allow them save a minimum …

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8 Things To Know About Surface Studio, Microsoft’s First Desktop Computer


Microsoft unveiled its first desktop computer Surface Studio PC on Wednesday. The computer was unveiled in New York alongside other products varying from brand new hardware to software. Here are 8 things to know about Surface Studio PC: It will be offered in three different configurations: – 1TB storage, Intel Core i5 processor, …

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Jose Mourinho Charged With Misconduct

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been charged by the Football Association for misconduct over comments he made about referee Anthony Taylor before United’s goalless draw with Liverpool last week. The Red Devil’s coach said it would be “difficult” for Taylor, who is from the Greater Manchester area, to have “a very …

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Union Bank launches Elite Banking for emerging middle class

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Union Bank, one of Nigeria’s longest standing financial institution, has reaffirmed its position as the most improved retail bank in Nigeria with the recent launch of its Elite Banking Segment which promises a range of personalized banking services targeted at the emerging middle class. With the launch of the segment, …

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5 Of The Highest Paid Comedians In 2016


Here a list of the highest-earning comedians in 2016. Spoiler alert, Kevin Hart tops the list!   Kevin Hart earned a whopping $87.5 million.  Jerry Seinfeld has been around for a while and from all indications, he will be here for much longer. He comes in some way behind Hart, …

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Italy Hit By Two Strong Earthquakes


Italy has been hit by two strong earthquakes in which buildings were damaged and dozens of people injured. A 5.5 magnitude quake struck at 7:10 pm local time near Visso in Macerata province, followed two hours later by a 6.1 magnitude tremor in the same area. Emergency teams have worked …

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