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Apple Glass Buildings, A Concern for Employees

Apple's IOS 11 Updates Siri to A More Natural Human

It wouldn’t be the first time Apple got in trouble for putting its architectural vision before prioritizing safety. In 2012, an 83-year-old woman sued Apple after walking into an Apple Store and breaking her nose in the process of entering a see-through door. Addictive personal use of gadgets and the company’s architectural design, sometimes it ends up with injured employees ...

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Preparing Fura Da Nono the Fulani way

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The Fulanis are not just pastoralists, they are also good cooks, they can turn natural food into a special menu.  Ingredients – 1� cups Millet or Guinea corn flour – � cup Soya bean flour – 1 teaspoon Dried pepper (ground) – � teaspoon Cloves (ground) – � teaspoon African black pepper (ground) – 1 teaspoon Dry ginger root (ground) ...

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The making of isapa soup

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Are u thinking of preparing a special delicacy and move away from the normal everyday predictably menu? Isapa soup is common in Southwest Nigeria especially in Ekiti state. It is eaten mostly during festive periods. Making it can be a bit stressful but at the end of its preparation, it is very delicious and will make your day. Ingredients for ...

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7,000MW power produced in Nigeria

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The Nigeria’s power sector is ready to receive a major boost according to the minister for Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, hinted that Nigeria’s power generating companies (GenCos) are now able to produce 7,000MW. He also made this known on recently at the 1st Stakeholders Workshop on Taking 2000MW Unutilized Power to Eligible Customers, which was held with ...

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Federer wins 97th title

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Roger Federer celebrated his return to the top of the world rankings by winning the Rotterdam Open on Sunday, his 97th career title. The 36-year-old, the oldest No.1 in history, thrashed Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 in a one-sided final. In the Open era, only American Jimmy Connors has won more titles with 109.  “What a fantastic week,” the top ...

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Akinwunmi Ishola dies at 79

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Nigerian playwright, dramatist and actor, Prof Akinwumi Ishola has died, aged 79. Ishola, who wrote the popular play, Efunsetan Aniwura, when he was a student of the University of Ibadan in 1961, died in Ibadan after age-related ailment according to a family source.  “Baba has gone,” said the source, who preferred anonymity because he was not authorised to speak on ...

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World Bank to support Nigeria’s power recovery with $2.6bn

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The World Bank Group has expressed its willingness to assist the Federal Government’s Power Sector Recovery Programme with $2.6bn. According to the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, the financial intervention from the bank for the PSRP would help to fully fund historical and future deficits in the power sector.  The PSRP is a series of policy actions, operational, ...

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Ethiopia on Crossroads after PM Resigns

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Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s announcement that he was calling it quits came after years of growing instability and protests in the Oromia and Amhara regions of the country, and  heavy-handed response from security forces. Reports suggests that about 800 protesters were killed in 2015 and 2016, and thousands more were jailed, many of them without trial including top notch politicians ...

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Proposed Trump Immigration Bill Stalled Again

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US Senate has rejected a move  to help young “Dreamer” immigrants and get the necessary funding for the border wall with Mexico, as Republican leaders joined with the White House and scuttled what seemed the likeliest chance for sweeping immigration legislation this election year. The vote came after the White House threatened to veto the measure and underscored that the ...

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UPDATES: S’Africans jubilate as Ramaphosa succeeds Zuma

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Cyril Ramaphosa has become South Africa’s president a day after embattled leader Jacob Zuma resigned, the BBC has reported. Ramaphosa was the only candidate nominated by parliament, which is dominated by his African National Congress. MPs broke into a song at the announcement. In his first presidential speech, Ramaphosa, 65, said he would tackle corruption which allegedly became widespread under Zuma. The ...

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President Of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Resigns

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The president of South of Africa, Jacob Zuma, has resigned after days of challenging the orders from the ruling African National Congress to leave office. The former anti-apartheid activist, and has been South Africa’s president since 2009, was due to leave power next year. Initially, Zuma inspired hope in millions of South Africans, especially hope amongst the poor. But his time ...

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I’ll take Nigeria to the next level – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday promised to take Nigeria to the next level despite the nation’s challenges. Buhari made the promise in his remark at the induction of the Nigerian Air Force’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, Tsaigumi, in Kaduna. A copy of his speech was made available to journalists by the Presidency’s media office. The President said his administration was determined ...

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Egyptian Authorities Arrest Opposition Figure

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Police in Egypt have arrested Abdul Moneim Aboul Fotouh, a leading opposition figure and former presidential candidate, over his alleged ties with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group. On the orders of the country’s public prosecutor, six other senior members of Fotouh’s Strong Egypt Party (SEP) were also detained in a recent swoop against the outlawed members of the Muslim Brotherhood. ...

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Mystery snake swallows 36 million naira in JAMB office

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A mystery snake is said to have sneaked into the accounts office of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, in Makurdi, the Benue State capital and made away with N36 million cash in what has become a wonder of the 21st century. Before now, JAMB candidates purchased scratch cards from JAMB state offices and other designated centers, to gain ...

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Kenyans, Ethiopians dominate 2018 Lagos City Marathon

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Kenya-born Frenchman Abraham Kiprotich and Ethiopian Herpha Guta on Saturday led their compatriots to dominate the 2018 edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon as they won the first three prizes in both men and women’s categories of the 42km race. Kenyan elite runners dominated the men’s race winning the first, second and third prizes while the Ethiopian runners ...

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More Africans are coming to Nigeria for surgeries – UCH

The death toll is expected to rise after at least 123 were initially reported be burnt alive and dozens of others injured after an oil tanker caught fire and exploded near Bahawalpur in Pakistan's Punjab province. Victims were said to be scooping fuel when oil tanker, which had overturned after skidding off a national highway in Ahmed Pur Sharqia exploded and burst into flames. The injured were moved to Bahawalpur Victoria Hospital and other health facilities in an incident where many vehicles and motorcycles were burnt.

The Chief Medical Director, Prof. Temitope Alonge, has said that the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State has fulfilled its mandate to train the best specialist doctors and health professionals in Nigeria. Alonge spoke on the various achievements of the teaching hospital during a walk organised as part of the activities to celebrate its 60th anniversary in Ibadan on Monday. ...

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Chinese club prepare to pay €1.4bn for Lionel Messi

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Chinese Super League club, Hebei China Fortune, are reportedly prepared to meet the €700m release clause of Barcelona’s Argentine wizard, Lionel Messi. Messi recently signed a new long-term deal at the Nou Camp with a €700m release clause. New rules in Chinese football mean any deal would cost Hebei a staggering €1.4bn (£1.2bn). Reports in various European news media said ...

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Convictions upheld for Israelis in murder of Palestinian teen

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Israel’s supreme court on Thursday rejected an appeal by three members of a Jewish gang convicted of kidnapping, beating and burning alive a Palestinian teenager in 2014. The decision upholds life sentences for two of them and a 21-year jail term for the third over the chilling attack that was part of a spiral of violence ahead of the 2014 ...

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