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17 Feb 2016
AFTER months of competing with contestants from Kenya, Nigeria and Tanzania, Nigeria’s Shapeera Makepeace has emerged winner of the maiden karaoke competition, Tecno own the stage. The 29-year-old teacher from Benue State won the grand prize of $25,000, a recording deal and a brand new TECNO Phantom 5 at the grand finale held in Lagos…
16 Feb 2016
INTERNET service provider, Spectranet, has revealed its commitment to broadening the scope of its service to reach more consumers. The firm gave the indication at a press briefing to announce its rebranding and the various projects lined up for consumers in 2016. Speaking during the briefing, the Chief Executive Officer, Spectranet, David Venn, said that…
12 Feb 2016
L'Oreal, the world's biggest cosmetics company, said Friday it wants a leading Google executive to join its board to help the company boost online sales. If L'Oreal's annual shareholders meeting on April 20 accepts management's recommendation, Eileen Naughton, Google's managing director and vice president for UK and Ireland sales and operations, will join the board,…
11 Feb 2016
Twitter's woes deepened Wednesday as the struggling messaging platform said it failed to add users in the past quarter, adding to concerns it is lagging in the fast-moving world of social networks. The San Francisco group said its base of monthly active users was 320 million at the end of last year, unchanged from the…
10 Feb 2016
TO further fuel the engine of innovation in the country, the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has disclosed that the ministry plans to establish two Information Technology Parks in the country.
10 Feb 2016
The active customers in Nigeria's telecommunications industry reduced by 1,105,928 in the month of December 2015, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said. The commission made this known in its Monthly Subscriber Data, which was obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos. NAN reports that active lines in Nigeria stood…
10 Feb 2016
Twitter revamped its timeline Wednesday, allowing the "best" tweets to rise to the top, despite warnings of a revolt from members loyal to the real-time flow of the messaging platform. The tweaked format aims to inject new life into the struggling one-to-many messaging service by moving away from a pure chronological timeline to one determined…


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Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) Caretaker Committee chairman, Musa Kida, yesterday, insisted that the federation’s election billed for Saturday in Benin City must hold as scheduled despite the postponement announced by the sports ministry.
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Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, has said the Oransaye report is good for the nation, but quickly added that politicians with vested interest were ensuring it does see light of day.
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The South West Zone of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to arrest Sheikh Ahmad Gumi over his utterances, especially for saying that the Federal Government should not declare the bandits as terrorists.
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The South-West governors, yesterday, met in Lagos State to deliberate on issues affecting their common heritage.
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The United Nations (UN) has made “pressing appeals” to Nigerian and Kenyan governments to explain the “unlawful arrest and extradition” of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.