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Meet Nnamdi Nwobike, the Newly Appointed Public Affairs Director of the NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commision (NCC) has appointed Nnamdi Nwobike as its new Director Public Affairs following the retirement of Tony Ojobo on age grounds. Ojobo made a tweet about this development on his twitter handle: A phenomenal journey of 18 years at @NgComCommission comes to an end today. I give glory to God and pay tribute to Dr Ernest Ndukwe, my Boss, who ...

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20 Killed in Upstate New York Limo AutoCrash!

Twenty people have been killed after a limousine careened out of control in what investigators described Sunday as the most deadly transportation accident in the United States for nearly a decade. All 18 occupants of the SUV-style stretch limo died along with two pedestrians on Saturday afternoon in upstate New York, police deputy superintendent Christopher Fiore told a news conference. ...

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FCT Minister, Musa Bello, Nasir El-Rufai officially declare Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham in Abuja open!

The Honourable Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammed Musa Bello alongside the incumbent Governor of Kaduna State and Erstwhile Minister of FCT, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai have officially declared Hawthorn Suite by Wyndham in Abuja opened for full and maximum operations in delivering excellent hospitality services for its esteemed and valued customers which include Nigerians and Non-Nigerians. Speaking at the ...

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Ahmed Baruwa emerges winner at the Microsoft and Bluechip Data Science Bootcamps

Ahmed Baruwa, a 500-level student of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife, has emerged winner of the Inter-Campus Machine Learningcompetition. Mr Baruwa and other successful students will go on to participate in a 5-day Bootcamp organised by one of the competition’s sponsor, Bluechip Technologies. We congratulate @barux96 the winner of the Kaggle phase of the @BluechipTechNG InterCampus ML competition. He is Ahmed Baruwa, 500-level Electrical/ Electronic ...

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NYSC Approves Enrolment of Corps Members into NHIS

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has approved the enrolment of corps members into the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). The Director-General of the NYSC, Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, disclosed the approval of the health services scheme to journalists at the opening ceremony of the 2018 edition of the NYSC Annual Management Conference which coincides with the 45th anniversary of the ...

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Kemi Adeosun, Osun Elections Top the List of Most-Searched Words by Nigerians on Google Last Month!

Google, being the world’s biggest search engine, is just an essential tool in figuring out what Nigerians are interested in and curious about at any given point in time, after all, we frequently say “Google it”. So to bring you up with the major moments and top trends based on searches conducted by Nigerians. Here are the most-searched items by Nigerians ...

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GPBN WISHES NIGERIANS HAPPY 58th INDEPENDENCE DAY ANNIVERSARY AS GROUP HOLDS INAUGURAL LECTURE ON FAKE NEWS ON OCT 13

The Guild Of Professional Bloggers Of Nigeria (GPBN) wishes all Nigerians a Happy Independence as it is now set to host the first of its series of annual Lectures. The GPBN is a group of diverse bloggers founded in 2016, to exemplify professionalism in the business of news blogging in Nigeria. The 2018 Inaugural Lecture of the GPBN is themed: ...

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Facebook Says Security Flaw Affected 50 Million Accounts!

Facebook on Friday disclosed a security flaw which could have allowed 50 million accounts to be taken over by hackers. The large social network said it learned this week of the attack that allowed hackers to steal “access tokens,” the equivalent of digital keys that enable them to access their accounts. “It’s clear that attackers exploited a vulnerability in Facebook’s ...

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CNN founder Ted Turner reveals he has Lewy body dementia!

US billionaire media mogul Ted Turner, the founder of CNN, has revealed he is battling Lewy body dementia, a neurodegenerative disease that alters memory, mood, movement and behavior. In an interview to air Sunday on CBS, the 79-year-old Turner opened up about his battle, and even struggled to remember the name of the disorder. “It’s a mild case of what ...

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Google at 20: Here are 6 Things You Need to Know About the Tech Giant

Global tech company and search engine giant, Google, is celebrating its 20th year anniversary. It is simply fascinating that in just 2 decades, the company has become a key player in the revolution of the modern Internet. From its search engine, which has become so entwined into our daily lives, there’s now a synonym for ‘search’ (you hear people say –just ‘Google’ ...

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