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News

Daughter of British millionaire found dead during vacation in Spain

  The British teenager who was found dead in a swimming pool while on holiday in Spain has been identified as the daughter of millionaire...

Facebook sues two developers for ad fraud

Last week, we reported that around 200 harmful apps on the Google Play Store had been downloaded more than 32 million times in July alone. Most...

Buhari to swear in new ministers August 21st

President Muhammadu Buhari will swear in new ministers on Wednesday, August 21st. The inauguration of the new ministers will mark the culmination of a two-day...

‘Beloved’ author and Nobel prize winner Toni Morrison dies at 88

Toni Morrison, the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize for literature, has died. He passed away at the age of 88. Morrison, who...

IMN: US, Israel, Saudi Arabia behind Nigeria’s deadly crackdown on Zakzaky’s supporters

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) has revealed that the US, Israel and Saudi Arabia have been behind Nigeria's government bloody crackdown on supporters of...

El Paso shooting prompts 8chan founder to call for site shutdown

The founder of 8chan has called for the website to be shut down after the El Paso shooter allegedly posted a racist manifesto to the...

Entertainment

Burna Boy unveils his own bank (Photos)

  Nigerian recording artist, Burna Boy has unveiled his own bank named after himself.  This was brought to life in collaboration with Spotify, a Swedish...

Kemi Olunloyo reveals how she was molested at the age of 8

  Controversial Nigerian investigative journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has revealed how she was sexually molested at the tender age of 8.   Kemi who turned 55...

Nigerian superstars shine at Afronation festival in Portugal

  Nigerian superstars keep raising the country’s flag higher and representing the West-African country positively with their fascinating personality and musical prowess.   At the...

Nigerian, Aswad Ayinde jailed 90 years in US for fathering six children with own daughters

Video director, Aswad Ayinde has been sentenced to a total of 90 years in prison after a New Jersey judge added a 50-year sentence to...

Juliet Ibrahim: ‘I was once raped’- Actress reveals

  Ghanaian actress, Juliet Ibrahim has revealed during a recent interview that she was a victim of rape assault when she was much younger.  ...

Everything coming to Netflix this August

      Sylvester Stallone is hitting Netflix in a big way this August. Five of the famous director’s “Rocky” movies will be available on the streamer...

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Business

NCC SIM Audit: MTN, Airtel, Globacom, others undergo another compliance exercise

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has revealed it is about to begin another compliance audit of all Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) registration database of all Mobile...

Bezos unloads $990m worth of Amazon shares

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos sold over 530,000 Amazon shares in the first two days of August for $990 million. After taxes, he will...

Huawei outsells smartphone rivals in China, tightens market grip amid U.S. spat

China’s Huawei Technologies cemented its dominance of the domestic smartphone market in the second quarter, with shipments and market share rising, as Chinese customers backed...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus confirmed by Samsung itself

We know Samsung is announcing its next Galaxy Note handsets on August 7; and while the flagship Samsung Galaxy Note 10 was certainly going to be...

‘How Nigeria lost $5b to Olokola, Brass LNG projects’

  Nigeria lost more than $5 billion to Olokola Liquefied Natural Gas (OKLNG) and Brass Liquefied Natural Gas (BLNG) because of bureaucratic bottlenecks, it was...

New Zealand proposes new digital service to make business easy

New Zealand announced on Tuesday a new digital platform which aims to make it easier for small businesses to access services from multiple government agencies,...

sport

Super Eagles move 12 spots on latest FIFA ranking, now 33rd

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up 12 spots in the July FIFA ranking, to place 33rd in the world after winning bronze at the just-concluded...

Messi handed fine, ban for Copa America outburst

CONMEBOL have decided to fine Barcelona and Argentina star, Lionel Messi just $1,500 for his explosive outburst after being sent off in the 2019 Copa...

5 reasons Eagles failed to soar at AFCON 2019

  The Super Eagles of Nigeria will, for the last time at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, file out against the Carthage Eagles of...

Lively CAF congress expected amid corruption scandal

A corruption scandal and a decision to cede control of the body to FIFA are likely to provoke lively debate, when the Confederation of African...

Eagles lost to a better team – Rohr

  Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr has admitted that his team lost to a better side in the semifinals of the 2019 Africa Cup of...

Messi faces two-year ban over corruption accusations against CONMEBOL officials

Lionel Messi was sent off the pitch during the match for the Copa America bronze medal. His squad eventually won and boycotted the medal ceremony....

Gist

Yahoo Boy: ‘don’t compare me With Dangote, I’m far richer than him’ (Video)

  A certain yahoo boy from Ghana has warned the public not to compare him to Aliko Dangote who is the richest man in Africa...

Things most people take a lifetime to learn

  Lifetime   When doctors tell patients that their time here on earth is nearing an end, a whole string of regrets immediately start flooding...

Bauchi varsity students feared killed as bridge collapses

Some students of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi State have reportedly been killed. This is following the collapse of a bridge in the University...

Shocking! Girlfriend turns down boyfriend’s marriage proposal in public

  Life can be unfair times, those we love don’t love us as much as we think they do. A man was left heartbroken after...

Two bank staff caught on camera anticipating sex inside office (Video)

  A new video has surfaced on social media. It has garnered immense views primarily due to the commentary in the video; and especially the...

How to manage chaos at work

CHAOS We seem to be surrounded by rah rah on the virtues of “smart” work and how to manage that finite resource called time.  ...

Lifestyle

What our sex sounds say about us

  Sex sounds   The first time I had sex, everything surprised me, but two things in particular: One was that condoms, if opened quickly, can...

Things most people take a lifetime to learn

  Lifetime   When doctors tell patients that their time here on earth is nearing an end, a whole string of regrets immediately start flooding...

Do rising obesity levels explain cardiovascular mortality trends?

For decades, deaths caused by cardiovascular events, such as stroke, had been on the decline in high-income countries. Recently, however, this decline has come to...

Philippines declares epidemic after more than 600 die from dengue fever

The Philippines declared a national epidemic Tuesday after an outbreak of dengue fever killed more than 622 people this year. There have been more than...

Truths about natural hair no one understands

  Natural hair has gained popularity in the black community in recent years. For decades, many black women looked to harsh chemicals to straighten their hair. But...

Amazon’s cheap protein powder deal means you can kiss goodbye to muscle ache

If you ever did training that involved using your leg muscles intensively, you know the effect of Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness. Also known as DOMS,...

Opinion

Women’s shopping habits linked to periods – Study

      In the ten days before their periods begin women are more likely to make extravagant impulse buys. This is according to some...

Children born out of wedlock will show up

  Let us start off with how baby daddies come to happen. Usually, two people either in lust or in love have unprotected carnal relations...

Coup allegation: Timi Frank challenges military to name plotters

  An activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank has challenged the military to conduct a...

Nigeria and the Misery Index: Not a miserable country – Reuben Abati

  In a Report titled The Misery Index 2018 authored by Dr. Steve Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Nigerians have been...

The Daniel’s Cross – Yiseyon Agboyinu

  One would need to think like the Biblical Daniel to be able to appreciate what must have been going on in his mind when...

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