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Mauritius inequality gap grows by 37 percent – World Bank

Mauritius is often cited as an African success story, given the last decade was characterized by substantial economic growth. However, the same decade was also marked by limited shared prosperity and increased inequality. According to the newly released World Bank report, the gap between the incomes of the poorest and the richest 10 percent of […]

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Jeff Bezos takes robot dog on a walk

The pooch’s name is SpotMini and it looks like the killer robot dogs in the “Metalhead” episode of “Black Mirror“. A recent video from creator Boston Dynamics showed a levelled-up SpotMini using an extendable arm to open a closed door. Now all it needs is a slot to insert its murder weapon of choice.   Taking my new dog […]

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World’s most deadly sniper who terrorized Nazis

In early 1941, Lyudmila Pavlichenko was studying history at Kiev University, but within a year, she had become one of the best snipers of all time, credited with 309 confirmed kills, 36 of which were German snipers. Pavlichenko was born in 1916 in a small town in Ukraine. She was described as an independent, opinionated […]

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800 members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara have defected to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

No fewer than 800 members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara have defected to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mr Iyiola Oyedepo, the Chairman of the PDP in the state, received the defectors in Ilorin on Friday during the visit of executive members of the party in the North Central Zone. […]

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When last did you sleep for 7 to 8 hours at night?

World Sleep Day (Friday before Spring Vernal Equinox) is an annual event organized by the World Sleep Day Committee of World Sleep Society, formerly World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM), since 2008. It is aimed to celebrate the benefits of good and healthy sleep and to draw society’s attention to the burden of sleep problems […]

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Late ex-governor of Nasarawa State, Aliyu Akwe Doma’s burial

Late ex-governor of Nasarawa State, Aliyu Akwe Doma has been buried.The burial ceremony of the ex-governor  was held in Doma, Doma Local Government Area of Nasarawa state on Sunday, March 11, 2018. Umaru Al-Makura described the death of his predecessor, Alhaji Aliyu Akwe-Doma, as a personal loss – Al-Makura was one of the many dignitaries […]

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Thunder kills 16, injures more than 40 in African Church

More than 16 people were killed and dozens more injured after lightning struck a Seventh-Day Adventist church in Rwanda, a local official reports. Reports said 14 victims were killed on the spot as lightning hit the church in the Nyaruguru district in the Southern Province on Saturday, local mayor Habitegeko Francois told AFP over the […]

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Vin Diesel throws cake in Aoki’s face: Everyone laughed

Vin Diesel put his massive arms to work Friday night in L.A. but he wasn’t pumping iron … he caked Steve Aoki in the face! Then everyone laughed!

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Oprah says why she never wanted children

American billionaire and media mogul, Oprah Winfrey, in a recent interview, says she never wanted children because she doesn’t have motherly instincts. The 64-year-old billionaire believes she would have been a terrible mother because she can’t communicate with anyone who cannot speak. Oprah opened up about her decision not to have children during a sit […]

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Subomi at 84: Rare bridge builder

It is difficult, if not out-rightly impossible to read the story of his life and not be eminently inspired. This is for the simple reason that each chapter of that life leaves sundry lessons. It is all about the impact, visionary commitment to courses, transparent honesty in dealings with others, as well as diligent pursuit […]

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Zuriel Oduwole Speaks At The Ron Clark Academy In Atlanta

Nigerian-American filmmaker and education advocate Zuriel Oduwole, was delighted to visit the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, Georgia which was labelled the best school in the world by Oprah Winfrey due to their contemporary style of teaching. The 16-year-old sensation was invited as a guest to speak at the school and to show her latest […]

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Ambode’s wife calls for removal of barriers withholding women’s progress

Wife of Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode (3rd left), with members of the Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO) during the 2018 International Women’s Day Celebration, with the theme “Press for Progress’’, organized by the Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs & Poverty Alleviation, at the Police College ground, Ikeja, on Thursday, […]

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Looking for free stuff? Check here

A free car, sofa, boat and more – some inspiration We’ve had reports of huge successes from giveaway sites. Reports include bagging a pristine designer settee and even a taxed car Read more

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Africa: Muslim child brides fight for daughters’ rights

Forced at 14 to marry a man 13 years her senior, Sadatou Issa was forbidden to attend school and whiled away her time looking after her children and knitting clothes to sell from her home in Boda, a town in western Central African Republic. But when her husband died suddenly of a heart attack ten […]

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Sule Lamido: Nigeria hijacked by men without ideas

A former Governor of Jigawa State and PDP presidential aspirant, Alhaji Sule Lamido, yesterday in Calabar, alleged that Nigeria has been hijacked and is being ruled by men who lack ideas. Lamido said the ruling APC was only implementing what the former ruling party, the PDP, drew. He stated this when he paid a consultative […]

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See how Pastor Chris looks in Agbada

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Photo of the day: Greek flag on fire

March 4, 2018: Macedonia protesters have rallied in Melbourne to defend Macedonia’s right to keep its name

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Gov. Ambode urges Lagosians to sing national anthem in Yoruba everyday

Lagos – Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Tuesday directed that students in public and private schools in the state should sing the National Anthem in Yoruba Language daily, to preserve and promote the Yoruba culture. The Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule, relayed the directive at a meeting with Principals and Head Teachers of […]

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Workplace: How to deal with rude teammates

Being on the receiving end of rude behavior can make you feel angry, upset and aggrieved. If it’s not nipped in the bud, it can become “normalized” and embedded into your workplace culture. It can also escalate from low-level incidents into aggressive, bullying behavior . According to a study in the Academy of Management Journal, […]

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Why an Indian lady became an American

This lady in the picture is the face representing many Indian ladies. She tells the world why she chose to change her nationality from being Indian to be an American… I was born in India. What can I say about India that hasn’t already been said about this big, beautiful country, where the culture and […]

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Nigeria: Woman sanctioned for attending meeting in trousers

An Igbo woman, Mrs. Esther Nweke who went to Ohanaeze Ndigbo Social Cultural meeting wearing a trouser, got what she did not bargain after she was nominated to say prayer at the meeting in Lagos. The traditional rulers, chiefs and other leaders present at the meeting sighted her with her trouser and immediately ordered her […]

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Arsenal star whose mom is homeless

Arsenal star Ainsley Maitland-Niles’ homeless mum sleeping in a 10ft storage unit The 20-year-old’s mother feels that her son has been told to keep his distance from her for the good of his career Arsenal star Ainsley Maitland-Niles’ mother has revealed she is homeless and living in a 10ft square metal storage box. Jule Niles, […]

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This is what Toke Makinwa thinks about A. Joshua’s comments

Toke Makinwa has reacted to an interview granted by Anthony Joshua in which the boxer spoke of how he will raise his son, Joseph and his niece. The current World Heavyweight Boxing Champion spoke of how he will raise Joseph to become whatever he wants to become while his niece will be brought up to […]

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USA: Man shoots himself outside White House

According to trending reports, an unidentified man shot himself in front of the White House today. “Secret Service personnel are responding to reports of a person who allegedly suffered a self-inflicted gun shot wound along the north fence line of @WhiteHouse,” the Secret Service tweeted. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are at […]

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Nigeria’s untapped treasures – Punch

willieojo@yahoo.com According to the history of the discovery of crude oil in Nigeria, a German company known as the Nigerian Bitumen Company, recorded the first oil prospecting in our land. The company commenced operations in 1908 and wound up its activities in Nigeria at the commencement of the First World War in 1914. In 1937, […]

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Pictures: Nigerian women

We wait for a Nigerian woman to attain to presidency Why are Nigerian women so special? Like a dream The entrepreneurial spirit Nigerian women are mature Nigerian women are known worldwide Nigerian women do us proud in sports

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Nigerian dies after having sex with Indonesian lady (Picture)

Though nothing in the picture seem to indicate that, a  Nigerian man was said to be found dead in apartment in Indonesia after bedding with a married woman. According to Facebook user, Definest Prince Asante , If you have a brother or friend in Indonesia warn him to stay away from their women….some will tell […]

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Nigerian girls and how they are used as sex slaves

The British Deputy High Commissioner in Nigeria, Laure Beaufils, has painted a worrisome picture of what Nigerian girls trafficked abroad go through in foreign lands. Mrs. Beaufils, who was speaking on Monday in Benin City, Edo State, during a Roundtable on Migration and Human Trafficking organised by the Nigerian Senate, said, “4000 to 6000 times, […]

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If you stop doing these things in 2018, you will succeed

As we approach the new month that marks the first quarter of the year, it important that you review how you’ve fared in the first two months of the year. Nigeria Online Business has put together a few tips on things you should to stop doing this year if you really want a fabulous year. […]

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UN warns of hunger among refugees in Cameroon – Reuters

Hundreds of thousands of people who sought shelter in Cameroon after fleeing violence will go hungry unless funds are made available, the United Nations deputy emergencies chief said. Ursula Mueller said donors had provided just 5 percent of the $305 million needed for Cameroon this year. “Given the magnitude of the crisis of displaced people […]

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