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North Korea launches two more missiles, threatens to make US and South Korea ‘pay a heavy price’

North Korea has carried out its fourth missile test in 12 days as the Kingdom lashed out at the US and South Korea for holding joint military drills. Two projectiles, believed to be short-range ballistic missiles, were fired over the Korean Peninsula from South Hwanghae province before landing in the Sea …

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UN nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano dies at 72

Yukiya Amano, head of the United Nation’s nuclear watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency, was confirmed dead on Monday at the age of 72.  The Japanese diplomat before his death, held the IAEA top job since 2009. He took over from Mohamed ElBaradei, and steered the U.N. agency through a period of intense diplomacy over Iran’s nuclear …

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Identity of man who climbed aircraft at Lagos airport, revealed

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has revealed the identity of the man who climbed on the wings of anAzman Aircraft, waiting for clearance from Air Traffic Controllers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos.  The man said to be a Nigerian, was identified as Mr Usman Adamu and …

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KLM airlines forced to apologise after it revealed where in a plane you are most likely to die if it crashes

KLM airlines have been forced to apologised after they were seriously criticised online for warning that passengers seated in the middle of the plane are more likely to die if the jet were to crash. In a since-deleted post, the company’s India branch wrote: ‘According to data studies by Time, the …

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Breaking: iPhone designer, Sir Jonathan Ive announces exit from Apple

Sir Jonathan Ive, the British tech guru who over two decades helped turn Apple into the world’s most valuable company, is leaving to set up his own venture.   Jonathan, designer of the iMac, iPod and iPhone, will leave the company later this year to start a creative firm, LoveFrom, with Apple …

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Infinix Mobility launches HOT 7 – The smartphone made for entertainment

Infinix Mobility, the intelligent smartphone brand has launched another device in the HOT series, the HOT 7. Infinix is well-known in emerging markets where it has a reputation for high-performance devices at budget-friendly cost. The Infinix HOT 7 is made for entertainment – the brand tone for the HOT series; …

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Inventor of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee is in Lagos, Nigeria

Computer scientist and inventor of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee is in Lagos, Nigeria as part of a 30-hour tour to a few cities around the world to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the web. The celebratory tour is undertaken with the Web Foundation; “an international non-profit organisation advocating …

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Samsung sues its brand ambassador for using an iPhone on TV

Samsung is suing one of its brand ambassadors after she was caught on TV using an iPhone X. Usually, brands pay celebrities a huge amount of money to promote their brands and front only their brands in public. Samsung has paid celebrities like musician Adam Levine and tennis star David Ferrer …

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How I became addicted to social media – Dele Momodu

Read the piece by Dele Momodu below…   Fellow Nigerians, if you are not yet on any social media platform, or you are one of those still doubting the efficacy of the new revolution in town, you are certainly on a long thing, to borrow one of those popular slangs …

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Google announces plan to shut down ‘Google Plus’ after a security breach exposed the data of over 500,000 users

Google has said it would shut down Google Plus, the company’s social media platform, after it discovered a security vulnerability that exposed the private data of up to 500,000 users of the service.   In a blogpost by Google on Monday, when the company’s technical staff discovered the bug in …

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