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Nigeria Sets Another Single-Day Coronavirus Record With 930 New Cases

Nigeria, yesterday, recorded 930 confirmed cases of COVID-19, up from 758 recorded on Tuesday, an all-time high as new surge in cases continue. Yesterday’s figure also beat that of December 11, which at 796, was the highest incidence of the virus in a day. Data from Nigeria Centre from Disease Control (NCDC), which tabulates the…

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OB Cuisine: Elevate Your Wine Game With TKO’s Citrus Sangria This Christmas

It’s a Nigerian version of citrus sangria that tastes like Christmas. If you’re entertaining a crowd, this sweet-sour recipe from The Kitchen Organizer (TKO) can be made to amp up your boring bottles of wines. She says: “This citrus Sangria the right amount of sweet, sour, sophisticated and mature, and it’s a great festive drink to serve…

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Twitter To Shut Down Its Live Streaming Mobile App Periscope In 2021

Twitter on Tuesday said its Periscope mobile app for live streaming video will shut down by March as use of it declines and the cost of maintaining it goes up. Twitter bought Periscope in 2015 before it launched and as the popularity of now defunct Meerkat signaled keen interest in people broadcasting video from smartphones.…

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Kylie Jenner Is The Highest Celebrity Earner Of 2020, According To Forbes

Kylie Jenner is continuing to impress! Ahead of the end of 2020, Forbes named the 23-year-old makeup mogul the highest-earning celebrity of the year, after she raked in $590 million. The outlet reports that Jenner’s impressive earnings were largely a result of selling 51 percent of her cosmetics line to Coty earlier this year. The reality star was…

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Prince Harry And Meghan Markle Land Major Podcast Deal With Spotify

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have signed an exclusive deal with Spotify to host and produce podcasts that build community through shared experience, narratives, and values. According to BBC, their charity will receive an undisclosed sum from the multi-year partnership between the streaming service their new audio production company, Archewell…

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Nigerian Government Unveils Five-Year Plan To Reduce Hunger— Read All About It

The federal government has approved a five-year nutrition action plan that will help to reduce hunger and malnutrition across the country, the Presidency said on Tuesday. This was revealed in a statement by the spokesman to the Vice President, Laolu Akande. The plan was approved by the National Council on Nutrition, which is chaired by…

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ICYMI: Google’s Recent Global Outage Causes Disruption In Gmail Service

Google’s cloud-hosted email service suffered a “significant” disruption Tuesday, just a day after it went down during a massive outage of the internet giant’s platform. Google said on a status dashboard that it had Gmail operations back in order shortly before 0000 GMT, about two and a half hours after people started complaining of problems.…

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Rivers Stampede: Two Residents Reportedly Dead In The Rush For Christmas Food Supplies

No fewer than two persons have been feared dead in a stampede that occurred in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Channels TV reports. The incident occurred on Tuesday morning at the Rumudara/Tank of the East/West road in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area as customers of an online marketing firm, Inksnation besieged the…

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NCC Directs Telecom Operators To Block SIMs Without National Identity Numbers

The Federal Government has issued an ultimatum to all telecommunications operators in the country to block all Subscriber Identification Modules (SIMs) without National Identification Number (NIN). It also ordered the network operators to ask all their subscribers to provide valid NIN to update their records and suspend SIM registration. These formed parts of the resolutions…

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