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Matriarch of Toru Dynasty hits Platinum age!

With deep appreciation and honour to the Almighty God that the family of Toru in Shagamu, Ogun State, celebrates the Matriarch of the family, Madam Olabisi Toru JP as she joins the league of septugenerian in sound health. ‘Mummy’ as she is fondly called by her Children and everyone around her, is an accomplished businesswoman trading in household wares, well ...

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Nigerian Startups win at the First Ever Founders Factory Africa Cohorts!

South Africa-based startup incubator, Founders Factory Africa has announced its first cohorts since it opened shop in 2018. The list includes two Nigerian startups: Accountable and EaszyHire. LipsLater (Kenya), Kduigo (Ghana) and tech media platform, Digest Africa (Uganda) make up the list of five startups. Founders Factory Africa is a subsidiary of Founders Factory, a UK tech hub. The African ...

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BANDITRY WILL BE DEFEATED SOON — PMB REASSURES NIGERIANS

President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured Nigerians that ending banditry remains a key priority of his administration and he would do whatever it takes to ensure the country’s security system confronts these public enemies with merciless determination. Reacting to the recent spike in reported incidents of banditry and kidnappings in some parts of the country, President Buhari while condoling all those ...

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Paradigm Initiative Praises the Media for Improved Digital Rights Coverage

Media coverage of issues confronting digital rights and online freedom has significantly improved over the last year as more media platform and practitioners dedicate more attention to developments in the digital space. This is according to Paradigm Initiative, the pan-African digital rights and inclusion social enterprise. Paradigm Initiative made this known in a press statement announcing the commencement of application for ...

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“Armed groups in North-East consistently recruit under age kids since 2013 — UNICEF

More than 3,500 children, most of whom were aged 13 to 17, were recruited by non-state armed groups between 2013 and 2017 and have been used in the ongoing armed conflict in north-east Nigeria – UNICEF said today ahead of the fifth anniversary of the Chibok abduction. The UN children’s agency said that these numbers are only those that have ...

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WikiLeaks Founder, Julian Assange arrested by British Police

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s 7 year stay at Ecuador’s embassy has come to an end today as he has just been arrested by the British police. Assange who has been living at the embassy since 2012 had his asylum status withdrawn by Ecuador, facilitating the arrest. According to reports, Assange was carried out of the embassy by authorities, and taken ...

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#Google launches Artificial intelligence Center in Accra, Ghana

Google has officially launched its artificial intelligence research centre in Ghana. The AI centre was unveiled on Wednesday, April 10, in Ghana’s capital city of Accra. Accra was chosen last year as the preferred choice for the centre. Google belives Accra’s strong proximity to the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and the country’s strong educational ecosystem makes it the best location ...

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EFCC Investigates Cryptocurrency Platform over Fraud Allegations!

Weeks after Nigerians began complaining about challenges crypto exchange site, Paxful, a non-governmental organization has tabled the issue before Nigeria’s anti-fraud agency, the EFCC. Please release our coins, i have done all the necessary verifications but i still cannot access my account … Pls take your services & release our coins, i no do again, i have over 10Btc locked ...

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Jumia becomes first African Start up on New York Stock Exchange!

It’s now official; Jumia is the first African startup to list on the New York Stock Exchange. Jumia debuted the stock exchange today trading at $14.50 per share under the ticker symbol JMIA. The move completes what is perhaps the most important IPO for the African startup scene. News about the IPO hit news circles last year. At the time Rocket ...

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[Video] Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin surprises Stephanie with a new car, plenty cash for the members

By Theresa Moses Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin, General Overseer, Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry (C.M.D.M), Warri, Delta state surprised Miss Stephanie Idolor with a brand new Toyota Corolla after giving her N2million last week. The Founder of Mercy Television decided to bless Stephanie because ‘after blessing her with N2million God opened new doors for me’ he said. Owomowomo 1 presented the ...

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