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Apple Reportedly Fined For Slowing Down Old iPhones

According to BBC, Apple has been fined 25 million euros (£21m, $27m) for deliberately slowing down older iPhone models without making it clear to consumers. The fine was reportedly imposed by France’s competition and fraud watchdog DGCCRF, which said consumers were not warned. In 2017, Apple confirmed that it did slow down some iPhones, but…

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FG Announces That The Killer Mysterious Disease In Benue Is Not Ebola, Lassa Fever Or Coronavirus

On Friday February 7 2020, Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire stated at a ministerial briefing in Abuja that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is working hard to unravel the mysterious disease that has left many people dead in Benue State. Ehanire who disclosed that the NCDC has activated an Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) to coordinate response activities in…

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Supreme Court Declines Abacha’s Family Bid To Access Bank Accounts In Switzerland, UK And Others

On Friday February 7 2020, the apex Nigerian court also known as Supreme Court declined a lawsuit filed by the family of late former Head of State, Sani Abacha to access some bank accounts in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Jersey, Liechenstein and Luxembourg. The family’s access to the bank accounts was blocked by the Nigerian government in…

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Kenya’s David Barmasai Tumo Wins The 2020 Lagos City Marathon, Bags $70, 000

David Barmasai Tumo has emerged the winner of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. According to Punch, the 31-year old professional runner has been awarded a star of prize of $50, 000 with an additional $20, 000 for breaking the record set by the previous winner. The race, which is championed by Access Bank, started in…

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OB Cuisine: Afroedibles’ Scrambled Egg And Fried Plantain Combo

Scrambled eggs and fried plantain is a very tasty classic dish that’s virtually enjoyed in every Nigerian home regardless of social class. Served as breakfast or lunch treat, this meal is always a healthy option. It’s also quick and very easy to prepare. It’s prepared with eggs which along with key ingredients such as fresh…

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Plateau Celebrates Forgiveness Day As Friday Is Declared Public Holiday

The Plateau State Government has again declared Friday, (today) as a work-free day to celebrate the day of forgiveness and reconciliation. According to Punch Newspapers, Governor Simon Lalong had in February 7 last year inaugurated  the ‘Garden of Forgiveness’ in Jos, the state capital. The Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Danladi Atu, in a…

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Some Lagosians Living In VI Have Never Visited Ikeja — Buharai

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday lauded the the initiators of the National National Youth Service Corps for uniting force among Nigerian youths and introducing as an avenue for people to know the country better. Buhari cited an instance with Lagos, where he said there were people living on Victoria Island, who had never visited Ikeja.…

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