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At simultaneous events held in Lagos, Johannesburg and Nairobi yesterday, Google announced the winners of its first Google Impact Challenge in Africa. This is in part fulfilment of Google’s commitment to grant a total of $20 million, over the next five years, to non-profits that are working to improve lives across Africa. The first tranche, $6m in total, will be granted to yesterday’s winners — 12 from each represented country (Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa), 36 in total. Applications...
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Force Posted By: Onyedi Ojiabor and Dele Anofi, Blessing Olaifa On:December 21, 2018 In: Featured, News, News Update 0   FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInWhatsApp •Senate, House seek investigation THE Air Force said last night that progress has been made on the circumstances surrounding the killing of former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh. According to the Air Force Director of Information and Public Relations, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramo...
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The Zamfara Police Command has confirmed the killing of five persons in Gidan Halilu village in  Birnin-Magaji Local Government Area of the state. The Public Relations Officer of the Command, SP Muhammad Shehu, made the confirmation in a statement issued in Gusau. “We wish to confirm that on Dec. 19, a group of armed bandits attacked some villagers of Gidan Halilu Village in Billashe district of Birnin Magaji Local Government Area in their farms. “On receiving the report, the command mo...
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⚡️9MOBILE FREE 1.5GB DATA⚡️   I want to share this real quick with you guys before going to bed. My dad bought a Techno Spark 2 device recently, and it came with a 9mobile pin that rewards a user or more users with 1.5GB data when they dial the pinߌ. ڂ I've tried using it already, but, I got a message that read, "Sorry, your device is not eligible for this offsr"0ߤ. So, after much thought, I decided to share the 9mobile pin for y'all, at least it must work for one of you. ǂ The...
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The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on Thursday paraded 10 persons suspected to be yahoo boysfor impersonating American soldiers fighting in Afghanistan. The suspects were paraded at the commission’s head office in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. Head of operation Nnaghe Obono Itam said the suspects impersonated American soldiers fighting in Afghanistan to defraud American citizens. Itam said the suspects used American tunes to extort money from their victims and...
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Suspects arrested Soldiers attached to 144 Battalion, Ohafia, Abia State have arrested  Samson J. Enweriji for allegedly being in possession of a day-old baby. Enwereji, 50, is said to hail from Isialangwa South Local Government. The Nation learnt that the suspect was arrested following a tip-off, while attempting to escape with the baby. The soldiers, who were suspicious, flagged down Enwereji who was in a black Toyota Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) with two women. It was gath...
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Setting house rules for tech can keep the focus on what’s really important Ah, the holidays! Here in the good ol’ United States, we gorge on turkey and cranberry sauce and then—the very next day—we begin spending billions of dollars. Hundreds of billions, actually. In fact, we’re on track to spend over $717.5 billion for the 2018 holiday season, a huge amount of money. (By the way, that’s just the amount that Americans spend on gifts, so it’s no wonder why we’re considered the world’s №1 cons...
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Buhari Inaugurates New Airport Terminal         President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja inaugurated the new Terminal at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, in line with his administration’s promise to inaugurate the project before the end of Dec. 2018. Speaking at the event, Buhari assured that the Federal Government would remain committed to developing Nigeria to regional air transportation hub, thereby assuming its leadership in the aviation sub-sector in...
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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has embarked on operational visit of troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, as part of effort to enhance campaign against Boko Haram insurgents in the Northeast. In a statement on Friday in Maiduguri, Brig. Gen. Sani Kukasheka, the Director, Army Public Relations, said that Buratai had on Thursday visited troops of the 27 Task Force Brigade and the Nigerian Army Special Forces School, Buni Yadi in Yobe. Kukasheka said the visit was part of the Chi...
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Japan's birthrate has dropped to a historic level, the lowest since data gathering began in 1899. That's what The Japan Times has reported, citing government figures released Friday. For years, Japan has seen a decline in its population, leading experts and lawmakers to consider the economic and social repercussions. And on Friday, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare estimated that 921,000 babies will be born by the end of 2018 — 25,000 fewer than in the previous year. WORL...
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A Facebook user identified as Steven Ken Damola, has revealed how a day-old baby was found and rescued after the guardian left the baby on the roadside in Rivers State. The baby was seen wrapped in a pink and blue fluffy blanket sleeping, and according to Damola, the newborn was spotted in front of Mile 3 motor park in Port-Harcourt.  Damola who shared the photos online, wrote: "this baby said to be a day old was found after abandoned in front of Mile 3 Park in Port Harcourt early this Sun...
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FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInWhatsApp THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has given a “No Objection” nod to the merger plans of Access Bank Plc and Diamond Bank Plc, the boards of both banks said yesterday. The deal is expected to be completed in the first half of 2019. Transaction completion is subject to Access Bank and Diamond Bank obtaining shareholder and regulatory approvals (CBN, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Federal High Court (FHC) and the National ...
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