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Edo Election Verdict: APC Candidate, Obaseki Beats PDP’s Ize-Iyamu

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress, APC, winner of the keenly contested Edo governorship election. Obaseki, emerged APC candidate in June this year, Daily Post reports. Obaseki, Chairman of the Edo State Economic and Strategy Team, defeated 11 other candidates, including Pius Odubu, deputy governor of the state. He won the ...

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Blackberry Quits Phone-Making Business. Here’s Why

Blackberry has left the business of making handsets 14 years after releasing its first product. A statement released by the company confirmed the development. Blackberry’s manufacture of hardware, henceforth, will be outsourced to other companies. According to The Cable, the decision stemmed from the lower than expected second quarter earnings of $352 million, which also fell short of Wall Street forecasts. John Chen, ...

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Budget Padding: House of Reps Suspends, Bans Abdulmumin Jibrin

The House of Representatives on Wednesday suspended Abdulmumin Jibrin, a lawmaker from Kano at the centre of the unfolding budget padding scandal, for 180 legislative days. The House seats three days in a week and this consequently means that Mr. Jibrin’s suspension would last more than a year. In a motion recommended by House Ethics Committee chairman, Nicholas Ossai, and ...

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University of Ibadan’s Global Ranking Reveals Why Nigerian Government Needs to Take Education More Seriously

The University of Ibadan (UI) has proved stellar among its Nigerian counterparts in the recently released ranking by Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking, 2016-2017. The university was the only Nigerian university to be ranked among the top world’s best universities. Nigeria’s oldest university is ranked 801 out of the top 980 universities in the world. The Federal Government ...

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Some Totally Paralyzed Patients Can Now Move Their Arms Again. Here’s the Gist

Following separate, nasty car accidents, Kris Boesen and Lucas Lindner were left with paralyzing spinal-cord injuries. Doctors thought they both would be unable to use any of their limbs for the rest of their lives. Luckily, that grim future hasn’t become a reality because of a radical new treatment. Soon after their accidents, Boesen and Lindner took part in a ...

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Blunt! Obama Says Trump ‘Unfit’ to be President

In a blunt and virtually unprecedented presidential rebuke, Barack Obama on Tuesday described Donald Trump as “unfit” to be president and called on Republicans to disown him. Standing alongside the prime minister of Singapore, Obama cast aside any pretense of domestic unity and described Trump as “woefully unprepared” and “unfit to serve as president.” “He keeps proving it,” Obama added.” ...

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Don’t Do This. It Makes You Stupid!

Stupidity  is not a new term as far as I know. For a long time the way I defined stupidity  was in the terms of a person being unintelligent or dull. However, after reading a chapter of the book, “The Spirit of A Man” by Iyanla Vanzant, I saw a new meaning  to the word. In the book, Iyanla narrates ...

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How You Can Avoid Pregnancy After Having Unprotected Sex (By Mistake)

Let’s just go straight to the point here. No time to play around. You didn’t want to do it, but you did it. Or no, you didn’t want to do it, he forced you to. No, that’s rape! Okay, he didn’t rape you, you consented. But you still didn’t plan to do it. It just happened. Hmmmmm! Really? Just like ...

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Match Report; EPL Week 6

The so called Big Teams in the EPL made big-time statements on Saturday in EPL Week 6 Fixtures, as Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal further established themselves as true championship threats. While there were some surprises, such as AFC Bournemouth upsetting Everton, the Week 6 action was headlined by the elite teams winning in impressive and decisive fashion. EPL Week 6 ...

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EPL Week 6; Top Scorers, Top Assists and Fastest Goal.

Good Day, Its the sixth week of the European Premier League 2016/17 and here is the statistics of top 5 scorers, top 5 Assists, and fastest goal in the EPL this season. EPL Week 6 2016/17 Top Scorers Diego Costa Goals Player Team Date Match Week Match Time of Goals Results 5 Diego Costa Chelsea 15-Aug-16 1 Chelsea vs West Ham ...

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