No need to participate in 2018 World Cup since we can’t win – Nigeria Sport Minister Dalung

The Nigeria Sport Minister Solomon Dalung has told Voice of America that it’s pointless for the country  to partipate in the next world cup since its not in a position to win the tournament. He opined that the country should only participate in African Nations cup and the commonwealth games which are the only tournaments the country can compete in…

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Audacity to Challenge – Lagos Slum Residents Protest 

Slum residents in Lagos have recently gone on the street to protest the demolition and burning of their homes allegedly on the order of the Lagos state government. The dwellers have in the past appealed to the state government to provide alternative homes for them pending when they will be able to afford their own homes to relocate to but…

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Chronicle Of Coups In Nigeria – A Fundamental History Lesson

  The Prelude: Bloody Coup of January 1966 By Nowa Omoigui, MD, MPH, FACC In the Nigerian Army’s official history of the Civil War, Major General IBM Haruna (rtd), said: “The dominance of the NPC and the perceived dominance of the North in the centre were like a threat to the presumed more enlightened and better educated Southerners who believed…

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Wales and Midlands hit by Tornadoes

A number of tornadoes have struck parts of Wales and the Midlands, causing damage to buildings and cars. Winds of up to 94mph have been recorded in parts of Wales, with the seaside town of Aberystwyth bearing the brunt. Police said no injuries had been reported, though a caravan park in the area has been evacuated after up to 20…

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Facebook buys FacioMetrics

We could soon be logging into Facebook using  facial recognition The social media giant has bought tech firm FacioMetrics — which specialises in science fiction-like artificial intelligence and facial recognition.

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Deloitte threatens to move business out of Britain if Theresa May cracks down on immigration

The accountancy firm Deloitte has warned it will move some of its business out of Britain if Theresa May takes too strong a stance on immigration. The warning comes after the Prime Minister accused Deloitte of “touting for business” after a leaked memo complied by the firm claimed the Government could not cope with Brexit. David Sproul, Deloitte’s UK chief executive, made the comments after Mrs…

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London Croydon tram crash: Driver was ‘three times over speed limit’

The tram that derailed in Croydon killing seven people was travelling at three and a half times the speed limit, investigators have said. The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) said the tram, which was carrying about 60 people, was travelling at 43.5mph in a 12mph zone. In its interim report, it said there was no evidence of any track defects,…

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