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News

Vast, developed 9,000-year-old Neolithic settlement found near Jerusalem

An unprecedentedly vast Neolithic settlement — the largest ever discovered in Israel and the Levant, say archaeologists — is currently being excavated ahead of highway...

INEC explains huge cost of election operations, logistics

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has described the cost of operations and logistics in the country as enormous. Further,  Solomon Shoyebi, said that the...

Prosecutors want Air France tried over 2009 Rio-Paris crash

A judicial source in Paris confirmed on Wednesday that French prosecutors want Air France tried for unintentional homicide over a 2009 crash that cost 228...

Sprint customer accounts were breached by hackers using Samsung’s website

If Sprint is to be believed, hackers were not able to obtain any other information that could pose a risk of fraud or identity theft....

Billionaire accuses Google of working with China. Here’s what they are doing there?

Google and its operations in China have come under the spotlight in the past few days. Billionaire investor Peter Thiel this week accused the U.S. technology giant of working...

Edo Assembly: Reps order IG to shut down Assembly, gives 7-day ultimatum to Gov Obaseki for re-inauguration

The House of Representatives has ordered the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu and the Department of State Security to shutdown the Edo state...

Entertainment

#FaceApp Challenge: Nigerian celebs join trend on Social Media (Photos)

Nigerian celebrities have joined the trending #FaceApp Challenge on Social Media.   This is an ongoing trend on social media where people are using an...

BBNaija 2019: Jackye wins ‘Know Da lyrics’ Pepsi challenge

  Big Brother Naija housemate, Jackye has emerged winner of the Pepsi ‘Know Da lyrics’ challenge that took place on Wednesday, July 15.   Jackye...

Comedian Aphrican Ace acquires new House in US (Photos)

  Popular social media comedian, formerly known as Aphrican Ape now Aphrican Ace, has been marked the latest Nigerian entertainer to own a house in...

Victoria Kimani calls out Beyonce for excluding Kenyan singers from Lion King album

  Kenyan singer, Victoria Kimani has expressed displeasure over the absence of Kenyan singers in Beyonce’s upcoming album ‘Lion King: The Gift’.   1st News...

BBNaija 2019: Nelson friend zones Diane

  Heartbreak and rejection are not for the fainthearted. 22-year-old housemate Diane has been thrown under the bus by Nelson after she revealed she was...

BBNaija 2019: Tacha attacks Frodd verbally (Video)

  Self-acclaimed ‘Port Harcourt’ first daughter, Tacha was involved in a fierce altercation with fellow housemate, Frodd during the early hours of Wednesday, July 17....

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Business

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,...

Protesters petition Amazon to stop selling technology to ICE

Several dozen protesters chanted and held banners Monday outside Amazon’s Seattle headquarters calling on the company to stop providing technology to U.S. government immigration authorities,...

Oil prices nudge up on Chinese economic data

  Oil prices rose slightly on Monday as Chinese industrial output and retail data topped expectations but gains were capped by overall figures showing the...

Sony is making foldable, rollable tablet ready for late 2019

It’s not just Samsung and Huawei who are getting into the foldable phone bandwagon. Almost everyone is doing it, including OPPO and Xiaomi and even...

Emefiele unveils 5-year plan by CBN, pledges to grow economy

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele says CBN in the next five years, will ensure it works towards repositioning the Nigerian economy...

Court fixes Oct. 16 for mention in suit seeking winding up of BBNaija sponsors

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday, fixed Oct. 16 for further mention in a suit seeking the winding up of the sponsors of...

sport

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....

Akinade, Ireland-based Nigerian football star deported for sexual offence

  Ismahil Akinade, a Nigerian footballer based in Ireland has voluntarily left the country voluntarily after he failed to stop his planned deportation back to...

2019 AFCON: FG hails Super Eagles on qualification for knock-out stage

The Federal Government has hailed the Super Eagles for being the first team to qualify for the round of 16 at the ongoing 2019 Africa...

Gist

Ways to get rid of workplace gossip

  Workplace Gossip You show up in the morning and congregate around the coffee maker to share  stories. Before you know it, the conversation turns to what feels like...

Shocking! Man falls from ninth floor while having sex with his girlfriend

  A man and his girlfriend have reportedly fallen from the 9th floor of a building while they were busy engaging in sexual intercourse.  ...

NAFDAC shuts down 3 ponmo factories in Lagos

  The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has closed down three factories that specialise in importing hides into the country for...

CAN tells musicians leave Adeboye alone, direct your protest to govt

  Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged secular musicians who protested to the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye,...

Why are some women never able to orgasm? – Science

  Concerning sex and orgasm, despite modern society being able to openly discuss female sexuality, there remains a number of existing taboos. One of the...

Kenya’s Safaricom loses CEO to cancer

  Bob Collymore, the highly successful, jazz-loving CEO of Safaricom, has died of cancer. He passed away on Monday, 1 July 2019. He was 61...

Lifestyle

Are mental health diagnoses ‘scientifically meaningless’?

A study that analyzed key contents of a classic mental health handbook has questioned whether psychiatric diagnosis to identify distinct conditions has any scientific value....

COZA: Buhari’s aide, Onochie urges police to investigate Biodun Fatoyinbo

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Aide on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, has charged the Nigeria Police Force to investigate the Senior Pastor of COZA Church, Biodun Fatoyinbo....

Busola Dakolo: ‘COZA Pastor Bidoun Fatoyinbo raped me’- Timi Dakolo’s wife reveals (Video)

Busola Dakolo, the wife of Nigerian recording artist, Timi Dakolo has accused the controversial clergyman and founder of the Commonwealth of Zion  Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo,...

Volvo’s autonomous car Vera begins testing in Sweden (Footage)

Volvo’s Vera, a fully autonomous, electric, and the connected vehicle has begun testing. Its first job being to transport goods from a logistics center to...

How the ketogenic diet can affect your libido

  Reduced libido is common as we age and it’s more common after your 30s. Lower sex drive can negatively impact the quality of life...

Fella Makafui talks about her relationship with Medikal

Fella Makafui has recently revealed that she is willing to do anything for her boyfriend, Medikal. According to the actress, there is nothing in this world...

Opinion

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...

Nigeria 2019: Eshu Laalu as Polling Agent -Reuben Abati

    Here is yet another account of what I saw in the politics of Ogun State and Nigeria. One of my early teachable moments...

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