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3 Feb 2016
GLOBAL attention beams on Nigeria as Stanford University, California provides a platform for about 40 business leaders in the West-Africa sub-region to analyse the successes of SystemSpecs, Nigeria’s software powerhouse and operator of the Central Bank of Nigeria [CBN]’s payment gateway, Remita. According to a statement from the Executive Director of Stanford SEED, host of…
2 Feb 2016
A UNITED Kingdom based Nigerian, Adebunmi Adeniran, has developed a keyboard to support and enable writing in at least 12 Nigerian languages, with correct signs and tones to give instant meaning to the reader. The Keyboard, known as NAILANGS, according to her, was conceived as a result of her zeal to ensure that Nigerian local…
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2 Feb 2016
Thailand's junta is ramping up pressure on internet giants Google and Facebook -- and the popular messaging app Line -- to scrub the country's web of any content it dislikes, officials confirmed Tuesday. The military seized power in a 2014 coup and has launched the harshest rights crackdowns in decades, arresting critics, muzzling the media…
2 Feb 2016
Google reported profit and sales that topped estimates, lifted by robust sales of online ads and tighter cost controls, putting parent Alphabet Inc. on track to overtake Apple Inc. as the world’s most valuable company. The results, reported for the first time under a new structure that separates Google’s main search and advertising operations from…
2 Feb 2016
Facebook-owned smartphone messaging service WhatsApp has hit the billion-user mark, according to the leading social network's chief and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. "One billion people now use WhatsApp," Zuckerberg said in a post on his Facebook page. "There are only a few services that connect more than a billion people." Google's free email service, Gmail, is…
28 Jan 2016
Facebook quarterly profit more than doubled as its ranks swelled during the past year to a mammoth user base of nearly 1.6 billion, it said Wednesday. "Our community continued to grow and our business is thriving," said Facebook co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg in releasing quarterly results for the world's biggest social network which…


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Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has approved the appointment of Alhaji Awwal Tukur as the Secretary to the State Government (SSG).
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Qatari banker Sheikh Jassim Bin Hamad Al Thani has submitted an improved fifth and final bid for Manchester United and wants an answer by Friday, according to reports.
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Security guards at London's Heathrow airport will strike for 31 days this summer over pay, their union Unite announced Wednesday as it warned of travel chaos during the peak season.
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The All Progressives Congress  (APC) Professionals Forum has assured that President Bola Tinubu will keep his promise to review workers’ salaries and introduce palliatives to cushion the effect of fuel subsidy removal on Nigerians.
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A Florida woman has been arrested for fatally shooting her neighbor through a door in an allegedly racially-charged confrontation over the slain woman's children.