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iPhone battery life extended up to 39 hours with smart cases

The battery Apple ships inside each new iPhone is big enough to just about get you through the day under normal usage conditions. For most people, that’s good enough, but you need access to a charger every night. If you require longer battery life there’s many unofficial options, but now

Mass Retirements Looms in Police as AIG Adamu Becomes IG

The newly appointed Acting Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Abubakar Adamu, yesterday officially assumed duties at the Force Headquarters, Abuja, after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, promising to uphold high professional standards in the handling of forthcoming general election. However, about 10 senior officers, comprising seven Deputy Inspectors General (DIG)

Buhari launches the new Nigerian e-passport with 10-year validity

Buhari performed the ceremony at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The FEC meeting was held a day earlier, to enable the President participate in the All Progressives Congress (APC) rallies in Edo and Delta states on Wednesday. President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, launched a

Nigeria’s Inflation rate increases in Dec 2018 —NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, says the Consumer Price Index which measured inflation increased to 11.44 per cent (year-on-year) in December 2018 from 11.28 per cent recorded in November 2018. The NBS disclosed this in its “CPI and Inflation Report’’ for December released in Abuja on Wednesday on its website. The bureau

Facebook to Invest $300 Million In Journalism

Facebook announced Tuesday that it will invest $300 million (N109,200,000,000) over three years in various projects related to journalism, especially to promote local news, which has been hit hard in the digital age. The move comes with online platforms under pressure for dominating the internet advertising ecosystem, making it harder for

EU regrets after British MPs Brexit deal failed

The risk of a disorderly Brexit has increased since the Withdrawal Agreement was turned down by British MPs, arousing dismay and regret by European Union (EU) leaders, local media said on Wednesday. German Vice Chancellor Olaf Scholz described as “a bitter day for Europe.’’ Scholz said, “a hard Brexit would be the

Saraki ignored IG of police at Armed Forces rembrance day

ABUJA – THE cold relationship between the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, was openly displayed, Tuesday, in Abuja during the Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration, with the former refusing to accept handshake extended to him by the police boss. Both were at the event

ThisDay In History: Biafra surrenders to Nigeria

The Republic of Biafra, a breakaway state of eastern Nigeria, surrenders to Nigeria after three years of costly fighting. In 1960, Nigeria gained independence from Britain. Six years later, the Muslim Hausas in northern Nigeria began massacring the Christian Igbos in the region, prompting tens of thousands of Igbos to flee

CCT fixes Jan.22 for arraignment of CJN Onnoghen

The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has re-fixed the arraignment of Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, to Jan. 22. The change of date for Onnoghen’s arraignment followed argument by the defence counsel that the CJN was not properly served. Lead prosecuting counsel, Mr Aliyu Umar (SAN), conceded that