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Nigeria: Kaspersky Lab Introduces Next Generation Consumer Line-up

The latest versions of Kaspersky Internet Security and Kaspersky Total Security are designed to protect the modern household, helping people care for their connected devices and every aspect of their digital lives Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.co.za) has launched updated versions of its consumer flagship products. The updated Kaspersky Internet Security ensures even better protection against ransomware, is able to protect Mac ...

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Borno Cholera Death Toll Now 35

Thirty-five people have now died during a cholera outbreak in northeast Nigeria, up from 21 at the start of the week, local health officials said on Sunday. “The number of deaths reported… is 35. The total number of suspected cholera cases is now 1, 283,” Borno State health ministry said in a statement. Most of the cases and deaths have ...

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Igbo Council Gives Army 21-day Ultimatum

Igbo National Council (INC) on Sunday gave the Chief of Army staff, Lieutenant General Turkur Yusufu Burutai, 21 days to withdraw his men from the South-East region. This was stated in a release issued to Vanguard in Owerri, and signed by the National President, Comrade Chilos Godsent. The release also warned that it would sue the Nigeria Army to the ...

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FIRS Boss, Tunde Fowler Gets UN Post

United Nations secretary-general, Antonio Guterres, has named executive chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Tunde Fowler as a member of the International Experts Committee on Tax Matters. The committee has 25 members worldwide. Mr. Fowler’s appointment was conveyed by Bolaji Akinremi, Minister Plenipotentiary of Nigeria Permanent Mission, New York, in a mail to the FIRS. Mr. Akinremi, in a ...

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AU Grants Nigeria AFRIMA Hosting Right

The African Union (AU) has awarded the hosting right for the Pan African Music Initiative, All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) to Nigeria for another three years (2017-2019). This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Segun Adeyemi, Special Adviser to the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in Lagos on Sunday. The minister said the hosting right ...

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Arik Sues FG, Ethiopian Airlines For N20bn

Arik Air Limited has filled a N20 billion suit against the Federal Government and Ethiopian Airlines over recent claims in the media that they were negotiating the takeover of the airline. The suit was instituted by the airline at the Federal High Court, Lagos against Ethiopian Airlines, the Federal Ministry of Transportation and the Attorney General of the Federation. A ...

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APC To Forward Report On Restructuring

All Progressives Congress (APC) has resolved to forward the report of its Gov. Nasiru el-Rufai led Committee on Restructuring to both President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly. APC national chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun disclosed this at the weekend while addressing the Second Plenary of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria at the St. Charles Borromeo Pastoral Centre in Jalingo, ...

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24th Africa Oil Week Programme at the Cutting Edge of Industry Evolution

Africa Oil Week is bringing out some big guns in terms of analysis, inspiration and motivation ITE (http://APO.af/1d7VY7), organiser of leading international oil and gas events, is pleased to announce the highlights of the forthcoming 24th edition of its internationally renowned Africa Oil Week, which will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 23-27 October. The restrained business climate ...

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Togo shuts down mobile internet amidst opposition protests

Mobile internet services were off in Togo on Thursday, where new opposition protests were planned after huge anti-government demonstrations across the country. On social media such as Facebook and Twitter, which were still accessible using intermittent Wi-Fi access in the capital, Lome, users called for services to be restored. In a statement on Wednesday, the Internet Without Borders group called ...

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18-Year-Old Talented Nigerian Footballer Dies From Bug Bite In UK

A talented young footballer, Josh Ayuba has sadly died in the U.K, after a mystery bug which started off with earache and caused him hallucinations and seizures. Josh, of Portslade, near Brighton, died on Sunday evening, two weeks after complaining about an extremely painful earache which caused him to miss football training. His worried family and his football team manager, ...

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