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The best technology gifts for men

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GoPro Hero4 Session camera

Zika virus: Federal government to conduct tests on mosquitoes

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has stated that it has put measures in place to ensure that Zika virus is not transmitted by mosquitoes in the country.

20 great actors who've never been nominated for an Oscar

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An old-school movie star and, to say the least, not the world’s most consistent actor, Gere has still been unlucky not to enjoy even one  Oscar   moment (where the likes of George Clooney have had a fistful).

Samsung will announce the new Galaxy phone on February 21

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The company sent invitations to the press Sunday night for an event in Barcelona on February 21. Here it is:

Batman V Superman projected box-office looking at $154 million

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There’s a good month-and-a-bit before it hits cinemas, but Hollywood is already starting to think about the Batman V Superman projected box-office. According to Box Office , the $200 million movie is looking

Samsung's Android browser gets ad blocking capabilities

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Samsung is today adding support for content and ad blocking plugins to the web browser preinstalled on its Android phones. The updated browser, which is being pushed to Samsung phones with

Mbaka receiving punishment over ‘change prophesy’ – APC

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) South-East zone has expressed outrage over the controversy trailing the transfer of the fiery Enugu Catholic priest, and Director of the Adoration Ministry, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka.

Boko Haram terrorists burn kids alive inside huts in latest Nigeria massacre; 86 dead including 3 female suicide bombers

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Boko Haram, the world's deadliest terror group, has once again shown why it is as fearsome, if not more so, than the Islamic State (ISIS) militants in the Middle East.

Lagos Lights Up Third Mainland Bridge

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In line with the ongoing statewide "Operation Light up Lagos" project, the Lagos State Government has completed the illumination of the Third Mainland Bridge. This Lagos initiative begins from the Ojodu Berger

37 Killed in 118 Road Crashes in Akwa Ibom

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The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, said on Sunday that it recorded 118 road crashes and 37 deaths in Akwa Ibom in 2015.

Rihanna's stalker allegedly sent her a masturbation video after death threats

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Police began investigating the man – who has gone by the names of Ralph Alexander and Alec Mercer online – after he shared a selfie outside her house in LA.

Mariah Carey 'planning extravagant wedding' to billionaire beau James Packer

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She said 'yes' to marrying billionaire beau James Packer just two weeks ago after just eight months of dating,Now Mariah Carey has reportedly begun planning her extravagant wedding to the Australian businessman.

Tell Obama my verses are... bulletproof': Drake responds to the President choosing Kendrick Lamar as his rap battle winner

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The President of the United States ended the Drake vs Kendrick Lamar battle earlier this month,But Drake isn't going down without a fight - as he bit back in rap to Barack Obama's choice on Saturday.

Broke Osun Returns to Cocoa for Revenue

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Revenues from cocoa and other prominent farm produce in which Osun has comparative advantage have great capacities to turn around the economy and fortunes of the state if pursued with renewed vigour.

BlackBerry's Priv bundle includes $100 worth of accessories for free

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First available for AT&T last November, the BlackBerry Priv represents the company’s first foray into the world of Android . It also carries a hefty price tag, but BlackBerry wants to make it a little easier on your wallet with the BlackBerry Priv   bundle .

APC condemns Mbaka’s transfer by Enugu Catholic Diocese

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The APC has condemned the transfer of popular Enugu cleric, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka from Christ the King Parish in the Government Reserved Area, GRA, of the state to Our Lady Parish in Emene, a suburb of the state.

Bill Gates' mastery of this productivity technique fueled his massive success

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It was February 1975 and Bill Gates, a Harvard sophomore who looked 15 years old at best, typed line after line of code that would become the software behind Microsoft, which would launch two months later.

Over 80 killed, children burnt to death in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

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Boko Haram militants killed 86 people, including children, in their recent attack on villages in northeastern Nigeria on Saturday. Horrifying details of the attacks emerged on Sunday.

12 things successful people do right before bed

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The very last thing you do before bed tends to have a significant impact on your mood and energy level the next day, as it often determines how well and how much you sleep.

In Nigeria, 86 people shot, burned to death in village, refugee camps

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A survivor who hid in a tree says he watched Boko Haram fighters firebomb huts and heard the screams of children burning to death, among 86 people who officials say died in the latest attack by Nigeria’s homegrown Islamist extremists.

Samsung goes swag with Galaxy J7

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The  arrival of  Samsung Galaxy J7 in the smartphone market with its attractive features is expected to   put large screen mobile phone in the hands of many users as a result its affordable price range.

Group Urges EFCC To Investigate CBN's $7 Billion Loan To Bankers

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A coalition, Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC), has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to investigate a Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) soft loan of $7 billion granted to a consortium of bankers in 2006.

This Is the Highest Angular Resolution Image of Space Ever Captured

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This rainbow splatter might not look like the beautiful images of galaxies you’re used to seeing, but it’s actually rather special. It’s the highest angular resolution astronomical image ever captured, and it shows a jet of matter erupting out of a black hole 900 million light years away.

This Month in Luxury: Apple Watch beats Rolex

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Welcome to This Month in Luxury, presented by Micah Singleton, The Verge's resident Luxury Director. In this monthly (or whenever we remember) column, I will take you on a completely

I didn’t collect money from Dasuki ­– Obanikoro’s son

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Gbolahan Obanikoro, a son of a former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, says he never received stolen funds as alleged by authorities of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Four Nigerian banks among world’s top 500

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First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, Zenith Bank Plc and United Bank for Africa have been named among the world’s top 500 banks. A new study conducted by the United Kingdom-based The Banker Magazine gave this verdict.

How we rigged Ekiti poll for Fayose – Ex-PDP secretary

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A former Secretary of the Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Temitope Aluko, has alleged that former President Goodluck Jonathan gave Governor Ayo Fayose N4.7bn cash to prosecute the June 21, 2014 governorship election in the state.

N5.2trn Pension fund: Fashola advocates investment in real sector

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Federal government efforts at containing the massive corruption embedded in pension fund in time past may have achieve results but not enough to allow the N5.2trillion lay fallow,

Photos from Tinie Tempah's shoot with TY Bello

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Tinie Tempah was in Nigeria recently and had a photo shoot with celebrity photographer, TY Bello. Continue to see more photos...

Davido giving away N2million to a loyal fan!

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Get ready, fans!

HTC One M10 Perfume rumored to arrive with top-tier specs

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There are a couple of companies that need to put on a strong showing with their mobiles this year, and HTC is one of them. The HTC One M10 is set to be the company’s best flagship yet, and new details have come to light regarding its specifications and features.

Facebook has figured out why it’s draining your iPhone battery

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After getting called out for excess battery use in its iOS app, Facebook is releasing some updates to fix the problem.

MTN, Vodacom and Cell C to offer the BlackBerry Priv in South Africa

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In addition to the launch in India , BlackBerry has also announced the Priv is headed to South Africa, although pricing details have yet to be revealed.

BlackBerry offers smartphone savings and free accessories until Feb. 24

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People who have been waiting to get a BlackBerry Priv or a BlackBerry Passport can take advantage of some special promotions from now until Feb.

Kanye West Says He Won't Talk About Other People's Children After Wiz Khalifa Twitter Feud

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Kanye West is now apologizing for the comments he made about Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose ‘s child during his Twitter feud on Wednesday (January 28).

BlackBerry Priv and Passport sold with free accessories through February 24

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Nothing says “I love you” quite like a special BlackBerry Priv bundle. That’s obviously not true, with diamonds and Deadpool tickets more guaranteed to hit the mark as Valentine’s Day gifts for women and men respectively,

This gun can stop small rogue drones without destroying them

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We've seen a couple of brute force anti-drone devices designed to snatch the tiny machines out of the sky , but Battelle's DroneDefender is one of the first to do it with an invisible beam delivered in an ultraportable, gun-like form.

BlackBerry Exec: "Only Android as a Platform"

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We don't need much proof that BlackBerry is starting to throw its lot in with Android, after-all the company released the Priv flagship smartphone rocking Google's mobile platform late last year.

Lassa fever kills doctor in Nasarawa

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A medical personnel in Dalhatu Specialist Hospital (DASH) Lafia, has been confirmed dead after treating a patient with Lassa Fever.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice forecast for $154 million domestic opening

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With less than two months to go before The Dark Knight takes on the Man of Steel, BoxOffice.com is forecasting a $154 million domestic box office

Amber Rose Steps Out in Curve-hugging Dress After Getting Involved in Twitter Feud Between Exes Kanye and Wiz

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Amber Rose isn't wasting her time dwelling on the bitter social media feud between her exes Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa .

Rob Kardashian FaceTimes With Blac Chyna After Her Arrest

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Rob Kardashian is continuing to fuel romance rumors with Blac Chyna after he took to his Instagram to post a FaceTime screenshot of the pair talking early Saturday morning (January 30).

10 Best Latest Upcoming Futuristic Smartphones That Worth Wait from 2016

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Top 10 best Latest upcoming smartphones ( mobile )they are just gonna rock the technology World with their impressive features, awesome quality and the uniqueness.

MacBook 2016 Rumors: Skylake, Retina, and the death of the Air

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Apple's revolutionary MacBook release in 2015 has us wondering when the rest of the notebook line is going to receive the same treatment.

Rihanna's new album goes platinum just one day after release but Billboard mag won't recongnize it!

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Rihanna released her new album 'Anti' this week, first on Tidal and then on iTunes. And yesterday the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) certified it with Platinum status...but Billboard magazine refused to recognize the platinum status.

(PHOTO) See inside Mariah Carey and James Packer's $250k a month hilltop mansion

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The couple recently moved to The Oaks in Calabasas, Los Angeles, home to many celebrities. The couple who recently got engaged are renting the mansion which has eight bedrooms, a guest quarters, private cinema and spa, an elevator, basketball court etc. See the photos after the cut....

Samsung’s JS7000 SUHD TV is a SuperBowl spike in the endzone if we’ve ever seen one

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The SuperBowl is right around the corner, and that means there are TV deals aplenty — in fact, we’ve got a whole list of them right here . Every year, though, I get asked the same question:

Apple's iPad Air 2 successor rumored to offer 4K Display and up to 4GB RAM

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With the debut of the iPad Pro late last year , Apple unveiled a tablet that far surpassed any previous offering in both power, features and size.

Obanikoro responds to EFCC probe of sons over alleged N4.8billion fraudulent payment

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The immediate past Minister of State, Foreign Affairs Musiliu Obanikoro has challenged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to sincerely publish the names

BHM Launches Nigeria’s First-Ever Annual PR Industry Report

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Global communications and public relations organization BlackHouse Media (BHM) has announced the launch of its pioneering report on the Nigerian PR Industry.