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Phones of Passengers on Missing Plane Still Ringing, Relatives Claim.

Posted ago by Kowope

This Malaysian plane disappearance has to be the most mysterious incident that has happened in recent history. Late yesterday, relatives of some of the passengers on board the vanished aircraft who are lodged in a hotel, claimed they were still able to …

Aliko Dangote to invest $300 million in rice production in Nigeria.

Posted ago by Kowope

Nigerian Minister of Agriculture Akin Adesina, who is in Davos with Dangote and others revealed this info on his Twitter page…

Webmall Creates Tools For Small Businesses To Create And Manage Websites.

Posted ago by Kowope

The leading online solutions provider for SMEs in Nigeria, WebMall NG has announced that it is expanding its reach beyond e-commerce solutions by providing website development and management tools for small Nigerian businesses. In a statement issued by the Company’s Head …

Mobiz Introduces Mobile Site For SMEs At N999.

Posted ago by Kowope

Over time, small and medium scale enterprises’ (SMEs) have been limited to the areas in which they operate. These businesses are only known to few family and friends who also tell friends, limiting the business coverage area to their network of …

Ex Miss Venezuela/Telemundo Actress & Ex-Shot Dead in Venezuela.

Posted ago by Kowope

Former Miss Venezuela 2004 and popular telenovela actress, Monica Spear, 29, and her ex-husband Thomas Berry, 39, were shot dead in their car on a highway in Venezuela by armed robbers in front of their 5 year old daughter on …

Nigerian Airports to have Hi-tech Explosive Detectors – FG.

Posted ago by Kowope

In a bid to boost safety and security measures in Nigeria’s airports, the Federal Ministry of Aviation has acquired Hi-tech three-in-one explosive detectors for 15 out of the 22 airports in the country. The facilities would be capable of detecting liquid, …

Aero Contractor Reportedly Changes Name to Nigerian Eagle.

Posted ago by Kowope

According to new reports, Aero Contractors, partly owned by the Ibru family has changed its name to Nigerian Eagle, and will most likely be the official national carrier.  Thisday reports that the airline will be unveiled this Sunday as the Nation’s …

Governor Fashola Donates Four Buses to Nigerian Prison Services

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Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola yesterday November 11th donated four buses to the Lagos Command of the Nigerian Prison Services. He is pictured above presenting the keys to the Controller of Prison, Lagos State Command, Mrs. Catherine Nkolika Ononye at …

Floods Kill 48 in Eastern India.

Posted ago by Kowope

New Delhi – Torrential rains have claimed as many as 48 lives in eastern India, which this month saw the worst cyclone to hit the country in over a decade, the Press Trust of India reported on Saturday. The downpour …

Tanker Explosion Kills Six in Kaduna State.

Posted ago by Kowope

Six persons were killed on Friday night in a fire from a tanker explosion in Maraban Jos, Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that FERMA had constructed a trailer park at the …

India Says 10 Wounded by Pakistani Gunfire.

Posted ago by Kowope

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — An Indian official says at least 10 civilians have been wounded as Pakistani troops fired guns and mortar shells at more than a dozen Indian border posts overnight in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir. A …

UK Economy Picks Up Speed in Third Quarter, Growth Fastest Since 2010

Posted ago by Kowope

Gross domestic product rose 0.8 percent, faster than 0.7 percent in the April – June period, Britain’s Office for National Statistics said on Friday. The quarterly growth and the year-on-year rate of 1.5 percent were in line with forecasts by …

Nigeria’s Own Tablet, ‘Zinox Zpad’ Unveiled (PHOTO)

Posted ago by Elsie

Zinox Technologies Limited, manufacturers of internationally certified branded computers in Nigeria, is set to unveil its tablet in the country come November. The Chairman, Zinox Group, Chief Leo Stan Ekeh, while addressing newsmen in Lagos said the Z-PAD range of …

Zookeeper Crushed to Death by a Three-Ton Elephant in a Missouri Zoo

Posted ago by Sandra Okenwa

A zookeeper was crushed to death by a three-ton elephant in a Missouri zoo. Phillip Bradford, aged 62 and the manager of the elephant zoo at the Dickerson Zoo in Springfield was killed while he and the other zookeepers were …

Another Air Crash Averted; 89 Escape Death

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Another plane crash was, yesterday, averted in Kaduna as IRS Airline plane with 89 passengers on board was assisted to land in Kaduna after it developed mechanical problems. The aircraft was said to have had a hydraulic problem and on …

This Car Worths N1.2 Billion (Photo)

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 This gold-plated Lamborghini Aventador model car, has not been built yet,  but is estimated to be worth a whopping sum upon completion.The prototype is currently on display in Dubai. When created, it will go up for auction at a starting …

Airtel Named Most Innovative Telecoms Operator

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Telecoms Awards Leading Telecoms services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has been named the Most Innovative Telecoms Operator in Nigeria at an Industry Award’s event that attracted regulators, telecoms pundits, top politicians and seasoned journalists. Chaired by Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, …

Microsoft To Revolutionise Media Landscape With MSN Nigeria Portal

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As part of measures to expand the Microsoft Network (MSN) Portal to deliver locally relevant news that are tailored to address local users in Nigeria and Africans in diaspora. Devices and Services Company, Microsoft has partnered with Kagiso Media to …

Robotic Cars Set To Roll Out In 2020

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Robotic cars set to roll out in 2020 Nissan Motor Company recently took the automobile industry by surprise when it promised to deliver ‘autonomous cars’ in less than seven years from now. The Nissan Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Carlos Ghosn, announced …

Microsoft Buys Nokia: What Does It Mean For Rivals?

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, left, with Nokia’s chairman of the board Risto Siilasmaa during a news conference in Espoo, Finland. Photograph: Lehtikuva/Reuters Microsoft‘s purchase of Nokia‘s handset business, along with a long-term licence of its patent portfolio and for its Here …