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There is now a Google search engine for children

There is now a Google search engine for children

Since its launched in 1998, it has become so all encompassing that phrases like ‘Google It’ have become part of our everyday conversation.

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Businessman faces criminal charges for counterfeiting

Businessman faces criminal charges for counterfeiting

A federal high court sitting in Lagos south west Nigeria has adjourned till March 2 when the criminal charges for counterfeiting preferred against a Lagos businessman Chief Barnabas Igweh will start afresh. More

Veteran actor, Jab Adu dies at 83

Veteran actor, Jab Adu dies at 83

Veteran actor and dramatist, Joseph Abiodun Babatunde Adu, popularly known as Jab Adu, is dead. More

#FreeEse campaign gains momentum in Nigeria

#FreeEse campaign gains momentum in Nigeria

The campaign to free a 14-year old girl, Ese Oruru, who was kidnapped from Bayelsa state to Kano state and forcefully married by a man simply known as Yinusa has gained national attention especially on social media. More

China suspends 580 social media accounts for ‘spreading rumours’

China suspends 580 social media accounts for ‘spreading rumours’

The Chinese government has reportedly suspended 580 social media accounts for spreading rumours, confusing people or disrupting social order.

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Police ‘shoot teenager carrying broomstick

Police ‘shoot teenager carrying broomstick

Angry crowds have gathered in the Rio Grande district of Salt Lake City, Utah, following the alleged shooting of a teenager carrying a broomstick by police.

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Nasarawa: NLC threatens to shutdown State over sack of female worker for facebook comment

Nasarawa: NLC threatens to shutdown State over sack of female worker for facebook comment

Governor Umaru Tanko Almakura of Nasarawa has come under heavy criticism over the sacking a female worker in the employ of the state civil service, Miss Ruqaiyyat Tijjani Usman, over comments she made on her Face book page.

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Why I acquired new cars – Saraki

Why I acquired new cars – Saraki

Nigeria’s senate president, Bukola Saraki, on Saturday stated why he had to acquire new cars despite the public outcry and backlash. He said the cars he inherited were “old and malfunctioning”. More

Man kills wife, 7 children, others with knife

Man kills wife, 7 children, others with knife

A 35-year-old man allegedly murdered 14 members of his family including seven children with a butcher’s knife before committing suicide outside the Indian financial capital Mumbai, police said Sunday. More

If everyone was at my level we’d be top – Ronaldo

If everyone was at my level we’d be top – Ronaldo

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo said “if we were all at my level maybe we would be leaders” after his side’s 1-0 derby defeat by Atletico Madrid. More

Donald Trump claims he ‘could and would have slept with Princess Diana’

Donald Trump claims he ‘could and would have slept with Princess Diana’

I REALLY DON’T KNOW WHOSE RANTS ARE CRAZIER BETWEEN HIM AND KANYE WEST.

The controversial billionaire made the crazy claims in interviews which have resurfaced in the lead up to the Presidential election

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Lagos police boss arrests driver, conductor over impersonation

Lagos police boss arrests driver, conductor over impersonation

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, has arrested a driver and conductor for allegedly painting their vehicle in police colours in Lagos State, western Nigeria. More

Court dissolves 22 years marriage for threat to life

Court dissolves 22 years marriage for threat to life

An Akure Customary Court on Friday dissolved a 22-year-old marriage between a cleric, Oluwasesan Olasehinde, and his wife, Seri, over alleged threat to life.

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Owoseni orders arrest of cemetery worker over death of trader

Owoseni orders arrest of cemetery worker over death of trader

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni has ordered the arrest of a cemetery attendant, Monday Lawrence, for his alleged role in the death of Anene Otasi., a trader at Ladipo market. More

Appeal to your members, not Buhari —Osun Govt tells NMA

Appeal to your members, not Buhari —Osun Govt tells NMA

The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, on Friday described as misplaced the call by the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) to President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the abandonment of duty posts by some of its Osun State branch members. More