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    Politics We’ll dismantle your rigging machine, PDP tells ruling party – Vanguard News

    Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday told the All Progressives Congress, APC, that it would, henceforth, resist every effort aimed at compromising fairness and credibility in future elections, beginning with the Osun governorship election in September.... Read more via Vanguard News –...
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    Politics No Foreign Pressure On President Buhari To Drop 2nd Term Bid – Presidency

    FICTION PARADING AS NEWS: NO FOREIGN PRESSURE ON PRESIDENT BUHARI TO DROP 2ND TERM BID – PRESIDENCY It is necessary to respond to a tendentious story published today as cover choice by Daily Independent Newspaper. Under the headline, 'Pressure mounts on Buhari not to seek re-election,' the...
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    Politics How Prophet Joshua Iginla Prophesied About Buhari, Defection Saga In 2018 - Nairaland

    How do you know a true man of God? It's when his words come to pass! Interestingly, one of the major prophecies of popular Abuja based Prophet, Bro. Joshua Iginla for 2018 has been confirmed. The internationally acclaimed prophet predicted thrice about the gales of defections rocking the major...
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    Politics Presidency scrambles to dismiss report Nigeria’s Buhari being pressure by U.S., UK, EU not to seek re-election – Today News Africa

    The presidency in Nigeria erupted in anger on Tuesday and described as fake news and fiction a report claiming that the United States, the United Kingdom, the European Union and Saudi Arabia have begun mounting pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election next year. Read...
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    Metro The Creative Ways Your Boss Is Spying on You – Feed: All Latest

    Earlier this year, Amazon successfully patented an “ultrasonic tracker of a worker’s hands to monitor performance of assigned tasks.” Eerie, yes, but far from the only creative method of employee surveillance. Upwork watches freelancers through their webcams, and a UK railway company recently...
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    World The President’s rant shows his concern about the former White House aide’s allegations – CNN

    On Monday, President Donald Trump sent seven -- yes, seven! -- tweets attacking his former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman over claims she made in her tell-all memoir that was formally released today..... Read more via CNN – Get more World News
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    World Trump administration pressures judges to speed deportations – Yahoo News

    Los Angeles (AFP) – US immigration judges say they are under increasing pressure from President Donald Trump’s administration to speed up immigrant deportations — or risk removal if they delay. This pressure is highlighted in the case of a judge in Philadelphia, Steven … Read more via Yahoo...
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    World Qatar says Nepali worker dies building World Cup stadium – USA Today

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar says a Nepali worker has died while helping to build a stadium for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in the Arab nation. Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy said in a statement Tuesday the 23-year-old worker died at its Al Wakrah Stadium project...
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    World Venezuela says two military officials arrested over drone blasts – Reuters

    CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela chief prosecutor, Tarek Saab, said on Tuesday two high-ranking military officers were arrested for their alleged involvement in drone explosions during a speech by President Nicolas Maduro earlier this month. The South American country’s government has accused...
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    Metro To Identify a Hacker, Treat Them Like a Burglar – Feed: All Latest

    Imagine someone robs your house. The savvy culprit didn’t leave behind fingerprints, shoe prints, or any other discrete, identifying details. Still, police manage to link the crime to a series of burglaries that happened the next town over, because of the criminal’s behavior. Each robbery...
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    Business The Economic Impact Of Recent Internet Shutdowns In Africa – TechCabal

    Internet shutdowns in Africa are becoming a source of concern for those passionate about the continent’s digital economy. The latest of such shutdowns is Ethiopia where authorities have blocked access in the eastern part of the country..... Read more via TechCabal –
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    Business Telco Customer Care Agents in Nigeria Are Underpaid With ‘Okay’ Benefits – TechCabal

    As the first point of ‘direct’ contact for telco customers, customer care agents are very important to customer acquisition and retention and conflict resolution. The efficiency (or inefficiency) of a telcos’ customer care force can directly impact how quickly, or slowly, a telco grows its...
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    Entertainment Taraji P. Henson Cracks the Boys’ Club in What Men Want Trailer – E! Online (US)

    “This is not a curse. This is a gift.” So says Ali Davis (Taraji P. Henson) in the trailer for Paramount Pictures’ What Men Want, released just moments ago. After being passed over for a promotion at her sports agency, and being told to “stay in … via E! Online (US) – Top Stories –...
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    Metro Flood destroys over 50 houses in Kebbi – Official – Premium Times Nigeria

    More than 50 houses were destroyed in Dakingari town in Suru Local Government Area of Kebbi on Monday night by heavy downpour that resulted to flooding. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the late hour rain rendered many people homeless in the town. … Read more via Premium Times...
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    Metro Prostitute drags Uber driver to court for failing to pay N6,000 ‘service charges’ – TODAY.NG

    A 28-year-old Uber driver, Sunday Omale, was on Tuesday arraigned before Magistrate E. Kubeinje of an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly refusing to pay a commercial sex worker. Omale, who resides at Alhaja Elesin Street, Ogudu, is facing assault occasioning bodily harm after...
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    Metro CAN declares three-day prayer over alleged threat to democracy – TODAY.NG

    The Christian Association of Nigeria has declared a three-day prayer over what it described as a threat to democracy in the country. It stated that the decision was informed by the “recent political drama unfolding in our nation.” The acting CAN General Secretary, Daramola Bade, in a … Read...
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    Metro Banks and Retailers Are Tracking How You Type, Swipe and Tap – Slashdot

    When you’re browsing a website and the mouse cursor disappears, it might be a computer glitch — or it might be a deliberate test to find out who you are. The way you press, scroll and type on a phone screen or keyboard can be as unique as your … Read more via Slashdot –
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    Politics 2019: Oby Ezekwesili blows hot over vote buying, warns politicians – Daily Post Nigeria

    Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has disclosed that a new coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) will contend with any politician in Nigeria who is thinking of buying votes during the 2019 general elections. She, however, noted that the nation’s laws should be enforced so...
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    Politics Nigeria without President, Buhari is economic, political illiterate – Junaid explodes – Daily Post Nigeria

    Junaid Mohammed, Second Republic lawmaker, on Tuesday, lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari over the tensed political atmosphere in the country. Mohammed, in a chat with DAILY POST, described Buhari as a political and an economic illiterate, who lacks the capacity to manage the affairs of the...
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    Politics APC NWC, senators, Reps perfect plans to impeach Saraki – BusinessDay

    The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as well as the party’s senators and House of Representatives members have perfected plans to impeach the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, now a member of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party. The NWC and National...