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    World Google Turns 20: 10 Things You Might Not Know About The Internet Giant – HuffPost UK

    Google, arguably one of the most influential companies on the planet, is 20 years old. Like many of the American tech giants, it was started in 1998 in a garage by two friends Larry Page and Sergey Brin and has evolved into a company that defines how we … Read more via HuffPost UK –...
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    Metro 1.4 Billion People Worldwide Need to Make This Lifestyle Change, Says WHO – ScienceAlert

    Not getting enough exercise is a global problem. Around the world, at least 1.4 billion adults are putting themselves at risk for chronic disease because of their low levels of physical activity, according to a new World Health Organisation report published in the Lancet Global Health...
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    World Instagram adds emoji shortcuts for quicker comments – The Verge

    Instagram has added personalized emoji shortcuts to its app, placing your most used emoji above your keyboard when you begin to comment on a post. The new feature was widely rolled out on Thursday, but it has been in public testing since May on both Android and iOS. … Read more via The...
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    World Trump gives Apple impractical advice on escaping his trade war with China | Cult of Mac

    This week, Apple warned the Trump administration that tariffs going into effect against China will raise the cost of many of its products. President Donald Trump responded with a tweet suggesting that Apple build its products in the U.S. instead of China. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. …...
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    Entertainment Eminem Takes Aim At Critics On New Video For Fall | uDiscoverMusic

    Since dropping his surprise ten studio album Kamikaze last Thursday, Eminem has set his sights on his critics with the first visual off the new album for the track ‘Fall’. Directed By James Larese, the video begins with a montage of Eminem reading scathing reviews of his last album Revival on...
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    Sports Tennis rallies behind Serena Williams after US Open sexism claim – the Guardian

    Tennis players past and present have rallied behind Serena Williams after she claimed the sport was riddled by sexism following an extraordinary on-court tirade at an umpire during the US Open women’s final. The 23-time grand slam winner said she was fighting for the future rights of women …...
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    Metro Detroit woman says selfies alerted her to stroke, saved her life – Fox News

    A Michigan woman is crediting a series of selfies she took one morning with helping to save her life after she noticed she was suffering from symptoms of a stroke. Juanita Branch, 63, … Read more via Fox News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Why men may exaggerate number of sex partners – CNN

    Men, it turned out, claimed an average of 14 sexual partners over their lifetime, while women reported only seven. The people surveyed were between the ages of 16 and 74. The investigators claim that such studies are an important part of human sexuality research and in assessing the risk …...
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    Metro Vaccines Against H.I.V., Malaria and Tuberculosis Unlikely, Study Says – The New York Times

    Global health Vaccines Against H.I.V., Malaria and Tuberculosis Unlikely, Study Says Unless the $3 billion spent annually on research triples, the world may not be able to invent vaccines or rapid cures for many ills of the poor. An experimental vaccine against the AIDS virus in … Read more...
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    Metro 432 Kwara kids infected with HIV in 6 months – Vanguard News

    The Kwara State Action Committee on HIV and AIDS (KWASACA) said it has so far recorded no fewer than 432 children infected with HIV/AIDS between January and June in the state.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Crisis erupts in Igbo community in Oyo over election of executives – Vanguard News

    IGBO community in Oyo State has been thrown into crisis following emergence of parallel executives after two separate elections to fill various positions in the union.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Lagos Police Uncover Kidnappers’ Den, Arrest Suspects – Thisdaylive

    Police in Lagos have uncovered a den of kidnappers at Irepodun Street, Egan Igando and arrested the Chief Priestess and custodian of Ifa shrine, Aminat Karimu Ajibola, 60, and her two sons, Akeem Bashiru, 32 and Ojo Solomon, 26. The three suspects and family members, who … Read more via...
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    Politics Tambuwal calls for unity, urges religious leaders to stand against vices – Vanguard News

    The governor of Sokoto state, Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has called on religious leaders in the country to stand firmly as a bulwark against vices such as corruption, kidnapping and shedding of innocent blood by not only exposing perpetrators but sanctioning those within … Read more via...
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    Business PACAC Explains Why FG Turned Spotlight on Multinationals – Thisdaylive

    The Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC) has explained why it is shifting the war against corruption in the country from politically exposed persons to multinationals. According to the Executive Secretary of PACAC, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Africa and indeed Nigeria losses...
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    Entertainment AMVCA Guests Party Hard with Martell – Thisdaylive

    After the show is indeed the afterparty as Martell Cognac hosted winners and guests of the 2018 AMVCA to a star-studded afterparty which attracted the movers and shakers of the entertainment industry. Famed for creating unsuspected new encounters and new experiences, Martell Cognac fed the...
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    Entertainment Hours After Promising To Build Schools In Africa, Wizkid Deletes Tweets – Sahara Reporters

    Barely 24 hours after tweeting his plans to build schools in every country in Africa, Nigerian singer, Ayo Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, has taken down the post..... via Sahara Reporters – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Metro Ondo communities threatens election boycott over 10-year-old power outage – Punch Newspapers

    Some youths in Okitipupa, Ondo State, under the aegis of Bring Back Our Light, say the people of their area may not participate in the 2019 general elections if electricity supply was not restored in their communities. In a statement issued by the Convener, Mr Olumide Akinrinlola, in … Read...
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    Metro Herders Kill 3 STF Personnel In Plateau – Sahara Reporters

    The Special Task Force (STF) in Plateau has lost three of its personnel in the conflict between herders and natives of Barkin-Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State. Confirming the incident, yesterday, in Jos, the Special Task Force Commander, Major General Augustine Chris Agundu said …...
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    Metro 26,000 apply for 1,500 teaching vacancies in Adamawa – Punch Newspapers

    Hindi Livinus, Yola Comrade Rodney Nathan, Chairman of Nigerian Union of Teachers, Adamawa State, says the state government has not yet cancelled its plans to employ additional 1,500 teachers into the state universal basic education board. This is just as he also disclosed that over 26,000...
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    Metro 2019: MASSOB leader Uwazuruike declares support for Bianca Ojukwu, gives reason – Daily Post Nigeria

    Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, Leader of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), has endorsed Mrs Bianca Ojukwu’s bid to contest the Anambra South Senatorial election in 2019. NAN reports that Uwazuruike endorsed Bianca’s aspiration when Bianca, wife of late Dim...