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The United State has claimed it is disappointed by the low voter turnout and reports of voter intimidation, vote-buying, allege interference by security forces and violence in some locations during the 2019 general election.

The National President of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Chris Isiguzo has revealed what the leadership of the Union discussed with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House on Thursday following a brief closed-door meeting.

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers State, has reacted to the decision by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to shift collation and announcement of the election in the state to April 2.  According to Dailypost, the party made its position known in a statement issued on Thursday by its chairman, Felix Obuah.

International Day Of Happiness: Nigerians One Of The Most Cheerful In Africa

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March 20 every year has been stated as the International Day of Happiness by the United Nations (UN). Today March 20, 2019, wasn't any different with  #InternationalDayOfHappiness trending over the Nigeria Social Media Space.

UNICEF: Babies At Risk Of Contracting HIV

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The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has revealed that about six thousand (6,000) newborns in Kaduna State may be at risk of contracting HIV in 2019 if elimination of Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV interventions is not implemented.

Lassa Fever Cases Drop Down - NCDC

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Following the widespread attack of Lassa fever in the Country, the Federal Government of Nigeria has announced a decline in the number of new cases.

Production Resumes At Dangote’s Tomato Plant In Kano

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Activities have recently kick-off at the hitherto closed tomato paste factory owned by Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man. Work was observed to have resumed in the factory located in Kano state of after being redundant for more than two years due to a supply disruption partly caused by a price dispute with the local farmers.

The Federal Government is set to increase Value Added Tax (VAT) between 35-50 percent to enable the government to pay the minimum wage. Minister for Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma disclosed this on Tuesday through Babatunde Fowler, chairman First Inland Revenue Service.

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revealed that there is hope that Nigeria will be the world’s third-largest palm oil producer. This was disclosed yesterday by the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele in Abuja while addressing stakeholders in palm oil industries.

EU Sanction Google For $1.7 Billion For Blocking Rivals Ads

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Alphabet Inc unit Google was fined 1.49 billion euros ($1.7 billion) on Wednesday, by the European Union for restricting rivals ads on some websites sold by its rivals. 

Google has launched a new cloud game streaming service called "STADIA".  Sundar Pichai, Google CEO made the announcement yesterday, at the 2019 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, USA.

Nigeria Ranked Third In Mobile Malware Attacks In 2018

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The world has become more of a global environment, the role of smartphones in business and day to day life is growing rapidly. In response, cybercriminals are paying more attention to how they are distributing malware and the attack vectors used. Four African countries were listed in terms of top 10 countries by share of users attacked by mobile malware; with Nigeria climbing from fifth place in 2017 to third in 2018.

The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has banned Togolese referee, Kokou Hougnimon Fagla from both National and International football-related activities for life, NAN reports. FIFA on Wednesday said that the ban came after Fagla was found guilty of accepting bribes to manipulate an international friendly match, which was against the organisation's code of ethics.

Torch And Pictograms Of Tokyo 2020 Olympics Unveiled

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Ahead of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games has unveiled the signature torch that will be used as well as a set of 50 retro style pictograms, with the aim to pay homage to icons of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.

Juventus Suffers First League Defeat

Football

Juventus has fallen to their first Serie A defeat of the season as they suffered a shock loss at Genoa in the absence of  Champions League hero Cristiano Ronaldo.

Black Panther actress, Lupita Nyong'o has announced that plans are set for the screen adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie's 2013 novel 'Americanah'. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Nyong'o made the disclosure in an interview with Vogue Magazine.

Disney Makes Final Acquisition Of 21st Century Fox

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In what appears to be hearsay since news broke that Disney was in talks to acquire 21st Century Fox. This morning, 21st Century Fox announced that it had finalized its restructuring of the parent company, Fox Corporation, and that the acquisition will officially go into effect on March 20th at 12:02 a.m.

Davido’s “Fall” Becomes 19th Most Played Song On US Radio

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Davido’s 2017 single; “fall,” has already caught American’s attention as a result of the massive airplay that it currently getting on US radio.

Southern Cameroon Chides President Paul Over Attack By Army

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Reports have it that the English speaking part of Cameroon “Southern Cameroon” is allegedly under attack by the Francophone Cameronian Army and its President, Paul Biya. Recall that the leader has to be at the helm of affairs of the Country for a whopping period 36 long years.

Pounds Down As Lawmakers Challenge Brexit Deal

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The pound went down towards $1.32 on Monday as British Prime Minister, Theresa May tried to salvage her Brexit deal by winning over doubtful lawmakers with threats and promises to avoid any move to oust her.

Ace Racing Pigeon Sold For Over N500 Million

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An ace racing pigeon named Armando has been sold for a record 1.25 million Euros (N 510, 153,750.00) in an online auction, Belgian media has reported. The prized bird - Belgian's best long-distance racer of all time according to those in the know - was bought by a Chinese buyer.

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