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I wish I could bring my son back to life, Tinubu laments

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The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has broken his silence on the demise of his eldest son, Jide, online medium, Cable, has reported. Jide died of cardiac arrest on Wednesday, his grieving father reportedly disclosed. As reported by Cable, Tinubu said no parent should experience such bereavement, adding, “I wish I could bring back my son, but I ...

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Clinton cheated in 2016 Democratic primaries, party official says

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Explosive revelations by a top Democratic operative that the 2016 primaries were tipped in Hillary Clinton’s favour have convulsed the party as it struggles to rebuild, and whipped up accusations of cheating from President Donald Trump. Donna Brazile, the Democratic National Committee’s interim chairwoman during key months of the presidential campaign, said Clinton’s team essentially took over day-to-day operations of ...

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China produced 1.26bn mobile phones in eight months – Report

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China produced over 1.26 billion mobile phones in the first eight months of the year, including 932 million smartphones, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. The figures were announced at a summit on mobile innovation Thursday by Qiao Yueshan, with the ministry. According to the ministry, China produced about 1.3 billion mobile phones during the same period ...

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5 things everyone should know about GMO food labels

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(NC) Canadian food products are increasingly decked out in a multitude of food labels about everything from allergens and fat to genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. It’s all meant to help consumers make healthy eating choices, but too much information can be overwhelming — especially about a topic like GMOs, where there are a lot of questions. Here’s what you ...

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Which vaccines do you need as an adult?

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(NC) Did you know that some of the vaccines you received when you were young won’t protect you forever? While you may know of a handful of vaccinations that are needed in adulthood, there are some that you probably didn’t know require additional doses. “When you get vaccinated against a disease, you build up your im munity, making you stronger ...

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Tips to take charge of your finances and live within your means

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(NC) Are you stressed about money? Being in control of your spending is one way of reducing stress in your life. According to Statistics Canada, most of us are burdened with high levels of household debt. Simply put, too many people are spending more than they earn. They are saving less and not saving enough for retirement. At the same ...

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We didn’t endorse Fayose for president – CAN

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The Christian Association of Nigeria says it has not endorsed the presidential ambition of the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose. The national leadership of the Christian body, in a statement on Thursday, described its reported endorsement of Fayose for President in 2019 as a farce. It urged the public to disregard the report. The statement quoted CAN’s Director of National ...

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Buhari’s govt has created seven million jobs

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The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, on Thursday, said the President Muhammadu Buhari administration has created seven million jobs since coming to power in 2015. Ngige disclosed this in an interview with State House correspondents at the end of a meeting he had with Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said the administration had substantially fulfilled ...

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Nigerian Breweries empowers 32 entrepreneurs in Ekiti, Osun

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Nigerian Breweries Plc has boosted the businesses of 32 entrepreneurs operating in Ekiti and Osun states with grants of N300,000 each. The brewer, in a statement on Friday, said it was driving the scheme through the Goldberg’s Isedowo empowerment initiative, which would also be extended to other South-West states. The initiative, which was recently launched by the Ooni of Ife, ...

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Nigerian develops technology to help Muslims read Quran

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The Founder and CEO of a Muslims-only social network, Tutlub, Mr. Yusuf Hassan, has developed a technology that can help Muslims track their Quran reading. The United Kingdom-based entrepreneur said the aim of developing the technology was to help at least 100,000 Nigerian Muslims complete reading the Quran every month in 2018. Even though there are Muslims who have always ...

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Technology will produce more African entrepreneurs

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In a bid to showcase innovations by African entrepreneurs, an organisation, Africa as a Platform, has organised a one-day programme which will bring together innovators from across Africa. Themed: “Machines. Millennials. Money,” the programme would feature discussions on how young Africans could make use of new technologies to create wealth in the 21st century. The event would also feature exhibitions ...

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