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Samsung Confirms BBM™ On Galaxy Smartphones

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Samsung yesterday confirmed that when BBM™, the mobile social network, launches for Android smartphones , it will be available as a free download for Samsung Galaxy smartphones across Africa from the Google Play store. “We are pleased to officially announce that …

Nigeria: A Country So Corrupt It Would Be Better To Burn Our Aid Money

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Please read this article culled from about Nigeria. Nigeria is not quite the most corrupt country on earth. But according to Transparency International, which monitors international financial corruption, it is not far off — coming a shameful 172nd worst …

Why Nigeria is strengthening ties with China – Jonathan

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President Goodluck Jonathan has said that Nigeria is currently strengthening its investment and economic ties with China because of the exponential increase in the bilateral trade volume between the two countries over the last few years. Another reason for the …

Olamide becomes first Nigerian ambassador for CIROC

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With almost every relevant Nigerian artiste out there signing endorsement deals, isn’t it baffling that Olamide who’s like hottest rapper number 2 hasn’t signed any major deal yet? Ponder no more! Sources tell NET Olamide has signed a multimillion Naira endorsement …

LUTH Acquires Scanner That Detects Death In 10 Seconds

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Lagos University Teaching Hospital LUTH said they have acquired a CT scan equipment that has the capacity to run a check on all organs of the body, from head to toe in less than 10 seconds and fish out a …

US places $23m reward for Boko Haram leader, Shekau, 4 others

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The US today Monday June 3rd posted up to $23 million in rewards to help track down five leaders of militant groups accused of spreading terror in west Africa. The highest reward of $7 million is offered for the Boko …

ABTA Partners African Travel Market

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THE African Business Travel Association (ABTA) and Akwaaba Travel Market recently announced a partnership agreement that will see the organisations working together to host the upcoming 9th  African Travel Market holding in Lagos, Nigeria from 23 to 25 October, 2013. Akwaaba …