Yakubu Aiyegbeni turns 35, announces retirement from active football

Former Super Eagles striker, Yakubu Aiyegbeni, has announced his retirement from football. Aiyegbeni retired from football on Wednesday, which is his 35th birthday. The 35-year-old started his career with Julius Berger FC in Lagos as a teenager in the Nigerian Premier League. He was later loaned to Portuguese club Gil Vicente. He made 250 appearances in the English Premier League,…

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At least 30 killed in herdsmen clash

At least 30 people were killed when farmers attacked herdsmen in northeast Nigeria’s Adamawa state, police told AFP on Wednesday. State police spokesman Othman Abubakar said farmers from the Christian Bachama ethnic group stormed four settlements of Muslim Fulani herders in Numan district on Monday, hacking residents and burning homes. “We have so far recovered 30 bodies from the affected…

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Google has been tracking Android users even with location services turned off

Company confirms it receives mobile phone mast tracking data even with sim removed and privacy features active, but says it will cease to by end of November

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Emmerson Mnangagwa to be sworn in as Zimbabwe’s president on Friday

Former vice-president, whose sacking by Robert Mugabe triggered the country’s political crisis, flies home from South Africa

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Apple sells MekaMons, robots built by Adekunle Nigerian-British

Apple Stores in the United States and United Kingdom have begun the sale of gaming robots, MekaMons, built by a Nigerian-British, Silas Adekunle. Adekunle’s company, Reach Robotics struck the deal with Apple recently. The product with a price tag of $299.95 went on sale from 16 November in the shops and online. The robots can  be operated with an iPhone…

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