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Want More Time? Get Rid of The Easiest Way to Spend It

For the month of May I time-traveled back to 2007, when social media platforms were still just websites you visited. I removed Facebook, Twitter and Reddit from my phone. Throughout the month, if I wanted to use those platforms I had to log in manually at my desk. This decision …

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Zambia opposes condoms distribution in schools

The Zambian  government said it is opposed to plans by some civil society organisations to  distribute condoms in secondary schools,  as a way of  tackling unwanted pregnancies. This follows reports in some local media that some civil society organisations involved in reproductive health,  plan to start distributing condoms and contraceptives …

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Pastor Suleman Used Concoction To Remove My Pregnancy, Stephanie Otobo Petitions Police

Apostle Johnson Suleman

Apostle Suleman Johnson used an illegal concoction to abort Stephanie Otobo’s pregnancy in 2015, she has alleged. In a petition sent to the Commissioner of Police of Lagos State yesterday, Ms. Otobo said she became pregnant for the pastor after they spent three days together in Napoli, Italy where he …

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Saudi varsity to dismiss female students for cutting hair

Saudi varsity to dismiss female students on low cut

A Saudi university on Tuesday sent a warning to its female students of immediate dismissal for imitating men in haircuts and outfits, a media report said on Tuesday. The Imam Mohammed bin Saud Islamic University in Riyadh sent the warning messages, while the decision will be enforced staring April. The …

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Selecting the ideal wedding dress for plus-sized brides

plus-sized brides

All brides desire to  look like a million bucks on the day they walk down the aisle to take their wedding vows including plus-sized brides. That you are not the over-played and hyped size six or eight does not mean you cannot look pretty good on your wedding day. It …

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FRN Code that forced Adeboye to retire suspended

The federal government has suspended the law that forced Enoch Adeboye to step down as the Nigeria overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRN), under Jim Obazee, had directed not-for-profit organisations — including churches and mosques — to comply with a corporate governance code stipulating …

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MMM new arrangement permits members to GH in bitcoin

MMM new arrangement permits members to GH in bitcoin

MMM new arrangement permits members to GH in bitcoin MMM Nigeria says it has added Bitcoin, said to be the world’s best performing cash in 2016, as a major aspect of its method of payment in its rebound plans. The scheme, which put the confirmed Mavro of its three million …

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BMW, Ford, Mercedes, VW to build charging network for electric cars

BMW, Ford, Mercedes, VW to build charging network for electric cars

BMW, Ford, Mercedes, VW to build charging network for electric cars. BMW, Ford Mercedes and VW have concluded arrangement to design and build a network of ultra-fast charging stations along Europe’s major highways. BMW, Daimler (parent of Mercedes-Benz and Smart), and VW Group’s Audi and Porsche brands joined with U.S. …

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Thailand begins naming Prince as new king

Thailand begins naming Prince Vajiralongkorn as new king

Thailand has begun the process of naming Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn as the new king. Its parliament approved the sending of a formal invitation, which he has to accept before ascending to the throne. The deeply revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej died on 13 October, plunging Thailand into mourning. The prince was …

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Comedian Ay breaks Nollywood record

a trip to jamaica

Comedian Ay breaks Nollywood record. Ayo Makun popularly known as AY is a Nigerian actor and comedian. He hails from Ondo state, western region of Nigeria. AY had always had a flare for the arts, in Delta state University, Abraka where he studied arts he was awarded severally for his …

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Visitors’ guide to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Visitor's guide to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Abu Dhabi’s glamor-filled three-day Grand Prix is coming up at the end of November. Those who can make it should expect lavish parties, huge performers and massive price tags. Not visiting the United Arab Emirates’ capital until later in the year? There’s still plenty of race-related fun to be had. …

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Building a Live-Video Streaming Studio Is Not as Expensive as You Think

  I’ve known for some time now that I need to do more video. The cost and time required, however, kept me away from the medium. Besides, I could always justify my delay with the longstanding conventional wisdom: Brands should operate like publishers. My priorities truly started to shift a few months …

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What it’s like to be a small business in Nigeria

kehinde oyeleye

When Oyeleke started Seedvest in 2002, he’d had a successful accounting career with stints at the corporate finance division of Arthur Andersen, PwC in New York, and Capital Alliance, a private equity firm in Nigeria. It was while at the private equity firm that he became aware of the funding gap …

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Uber drivers go on strike in Nigeria

Uber drivers in Abuja, the Nigerian capital, have commenced a strike action. The drivers downed tools on Monday, amidst several allegations against the American owned global firm. Uber has become increasingly popular in Abuja and Lagos especially among young, middle-class people. It allows private car owners registered with it to …

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Coke and Pepsi are finally leaving sugar

This past week we learned that PepsiCo is finally turning against sugar. But the soda giant’s sudden interest in nutrition is not as unexpected as it seems. On Monday, PepsiCo announced that by 2025, two thirds of its drinks will have 100 calories or fewer from added sugar, per 12 …

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