Business

‘Perception Created By #Anambradebates’

‘Perception Created By #Anambradebates’

Channels TV recently organised a debate for few governorship candidates in Anambra State, ahead of the coming election. Only candidates of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP); the ruling All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA); the United Progressive Party (UPP); the All Progressives Congress (APC); and the People’s Progressive Alliance (PPA) were invited for the televised debate […]

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Why Twitter Eased 140-Character Pain

Why Twitter Eased 140-Character Pain

Twitter is giving you more characters to express yourself. The social media platform increased its characters limit from 140 to 280 with effect from November 7, 2017. According to Aliza Rosen, Product Manager for Twitter: “Trying to cram your thoughts into a Tweet – we’ve all been there, and it’s a pain”. Earlier in the […]

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Gowon Calls For Sustainable Economic Development

Gowon Calls For Sustainable Economic Development

•Stockbrokers honour Gowon, Obasanjo, Babangida, Dangote Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (rtd), has stressed the need to develop an enduring and sustainable national economic management framework that will be immune to political changes and transitions. Gowon spoke briefly with newsmen after he was conferred with the Honourary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of […]

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Politics

Group Calls For NDDC’s Dissolution

Group Calls For NDDC’s Dissolution

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to dissolve the leadership of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), for alleged failure to carry out the its mandate. It admonished the Niger Delta Avengers who threatened to resume hostilities to have a change of focus and pursue peace. The group, ‘Pandleaf’, said the headship of the commission […]

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APGA, PDP, APC: Warming Up For Battle

APGA, PDP, APC: Warming Up For Battle

Who wins the governorship election in Anambra State on Saturday? Correspondent NWANOSIKE ONU examines the preparations of the major political parties for the poll. The governorship election in Anambra State is just two days away. Already, the atmosphere is charged. There is tension in the Southeast state. Fears are rife that violence may mar the […]

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Can Nwoye Spring A Surprise?

Can Nwoye Spring A Surprise?

Ike Chidolue, an engineer, highlights the factors that may tilt the pendulum of victory towards the direction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Dr. Tony Nwoye, at the poll. Not few have been disappointed with the public life that has become the lot of Dr. Tony Nwoye. Those who go to study medicine […]

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Sports

Dalung Receives Gold Winning Scrabble Team

Dalung Receives Gold Winning Scrabble Team

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has applauded the National Scrabble team who returned from Nairobi Kenya after winning the World English language Scrabble Championship back to back. Barrister Dalung said with this result, the World English Language Scrabble has relocated from Europe to Nigeria. “I congratulate the Scrabble Federation for again […]

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Lionel Messi Sobers Over Argentina’s Loss To Super Eagles

Lionel Messi Sobers Over Argentina’s Loss To Super Eagles

Argentina’s forward, Lionel Messi has been dropped silent after the Super Eagles of Nigeria’s sterling performance in the Tuesday international friendly in Krasnodar, Russia. Nigeria whipped ‘Messi-less’ Argentina 4-2 in the FIFA graded pre world cup match. The Barcelona talisman who was excused from the match on a personal ground has however been silent 24 […]

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Italy Sack Venture As Coach After 2018 World Cup Miss

Italy Sack Venture As Coach After 2018 World Cup Miss

Italy could not wait to sack coach Giampiero Ventura after the four-time champions failed to reach the World Cup for first time after 60 years. The Azzurri lost a play-off with Sweden 1-0 on aggregate to spell the end of 69-year-old Ventura’s 17-month tenure. Ventura said his record was “one of the best of the […]

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Entertainment

Culture Minister Lai Mohammmed Opens Lagos Theatre Festival 2017

Culture Minister Lai Mohammmed Opens Lagos Theatre Festival 2017

Yesterday, Lagos Theatre Festival 2017 opened with a symposium at the National Theatre. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed declared it open. Activities that include performances, workshops, and seminars continue today through March 5, when the festival comes to a close. However, on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Freedom Park, Lagos, and […]

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Creative Minds Share Life Changing Concetps At Tedlagos Ideas Search

Creative Minds Share Life Changing Concetps At Tedlagos Ideas Search

Show host Chikwe Ihekweazu with guests. TED Founder Chris Anderson (middle) with Paddy Anigbo of TEDLagos and a friend at the event. Leap Africa’s Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli. Sagu Dalle (left), Stephanie Busari and Judith Okonkwo at the session. Though last Saturday was largely all about the Lagos City Marathon, which resulted in the closure of […]

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Arueyingho’s Step Ahead In Painting, Print

Arueyingho’s Step Ahead In Painting, Print

Whatever level of control man has over unseen spiritual or metaphysics guidance in a given journey may not be exactly known to science and spiritualists. But for artist, Geoffrey Arueyingho, who just had his second solo art exhibition, titled A Step Ahead at National Gallery of Art (NGA), Kuto, Abeokuta, Ogun State, the joy of […]

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IT and Science

Dell EMC Launches Cloud Ecosystem Hub

Dell EMC Launches Cloud Ecosystem Hub

A new web-based Cloud Ecosystem Hub, has been unveiled by Dell EMC and Intel, to provide EMEA Cloud Service Providers (SPs) and end users with an online one stop site to unify and simplify access to Dell EMC’s cloud proposition and resources. The hub will connect customers with SPs to help establish stronger marketing efforts, […]

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How Nigeria Can Be A Big Tech Player In The World

How Nigeria Can Be A Big Tech Player In The World

When Nigeria rebased its economy in 2014, the IT sector, according to figures from the ICT Ministry, contributed 8.7 per cent to the country’s Gross Domestic product. That was an equivalent of N6.97 trillion ($44.3 billion) out of the total rebased GDP of N80.22 trillion ($510 billion). The belief is that the country’s developing technology […]

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Services Licencees Want NCC To Release Long Codes Access For Operations

Services Licencees Want NCC To Release Long Codes Access For Operations

Some major Value Added Service (VAS) providers in the country have appealed to the leadership of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to fast-track the allocation of long codes for operators. These affected VAS providers were licensed over two years ago by the Commission to deliver voice services via special numbering codes also known as long […]

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Health

Aerobic Exercise Preserves Brain Volume, Improves Cognitive Function

Aerobic Exercise Preserves Brain Volume, Improves Cognitive Function

Using a new Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technique, researchers found that adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who exercised four times a week over a six-month period experienced an increase in brain volume in specific, or local, areas of the brain, but adults who participated in aerobic exercise experienced greater gains than those who just […]

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Doctors Accuse Cmds Of Defying Court Orders

Doctors Accuse Cmds Of Defying Court Orders

The President, Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital chapter, Dr. Adegboyega Fakunle, has accused the Chief Medical Directors of 12 federal hospitals of defying court judgments regarding their salary structure. Fakunle claimed that the hospitals also disobeyed the submissions of the Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogora as well […]

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How To Give Proper Drug Dosage To Babies

How To Give Proper Drug Dosage To Babies

Anyone who has ever attempted to administer drugs on a baby would confess that it’s a stressful exercise for everyone concerned, including the baby. Experts warn that children are more sensitive to medications than adults are; and that when administering drugs, care must be taken to ensure that the dosage is adhered to. “If given […]

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Other Recent News

Alleged Serial Burglar Remanded

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Alleged Serial Burglar Remanded

A 22-year-old man, Sodiq Lawal, who allegedly broke into shops and stole a plasma TV and other items, has been remanded in prison on the order of an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun State. He is facing an eight-count charge on conspiracy, intent to commit felony, shop-breaking and stealing. Lawal pleaded not guilty. The Magistrate, […]

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OAU PG Students Accuse Management Of Dismissing Colleagues

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OAU PG Students Accuse Management Of Dismissing Colleagues

•VC: we’ll resolve issue Some postgraduate students of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) at Ile-Ife in Osun State have accused the management of victimisation. Addressing reporters at the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Osogbo, Osun State capital, leader of the students Andrew Segun Oguma said four members of the students’ committee […]

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Oyo AD To Start Massive Registration

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Oyo AD To Start Massive Registration

The Oyo State Alliance for Democracy (AD) has concluded arrangement for massive registration of old and new members. A statement at the end of an inter-faith prayer meeting at the party’s Yemetu, Ibadan, state secretariat said the massive registration was aimed at officially bringing together like-minds under the AD platform to wrest power from the […]

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