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Top 10 Oldest Universities Around the World

The word university is derived from the Latin universitas magistrorum et scholarium, roughly meaning “community of teachers and scholars”. The term was coined by the Italian University of Bologna, which, with a traditional founding date…

Microsoft developing bone-conduction headset that guides the blind

While the act of walking down the street might be second nature to most of us, it can be a much more difficult experience for those who are blind or visually impaired. To combat the issue, Microsoft has developed a headset that uses bone-conducting…

Galaxy Note 4: Full Details of Samsung Next Phablet Leak Weeks Ahead of Release

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The listing for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on the website of Indonesian retailer Eraphone which also lists a full spec sheet. Eraphone The full specifications of the latest product in Samsung's large smartphone/small tablet Galaxy Note range…

Can you own a language?

In its first-ever transparency report, the Wikimedia Foundation revealed a handful of odd stories about takedown requests sent to Wikipedia. Among the claims on public-domain books and monkey selfies was a curious request from 2012: that Wikipedia…

iPhone 6 Reportedly Launching Sooner Than Expected

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When it comes to Apple, Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White has a mixed track record. He was the first Apple watcher to reveal that the company planned to launch an iPad mini, though details were scarce at the time, and he also was the first…

Epigenetic Engineering: Silencing A Gene Can Cause Cancer

Cancer doesn't always begin with genetic mutations: simply turning a gene off is enough. Studies with mice has provided the first evidence that turning a gene on or off can cause cancer. The study gives hope on how epigenetic engineering (deliberately…

How Apple Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Big Screen

The line defining smartphones and tablets has been blurring for some time now, but it may reached its peak with the launch of the Fonepad from Asus, which the company describes as a "tablet with phone functions". While this may be an extreme…

Nigeria may devalue naira this year

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​Nigeria will devalue its currency, the naira, later this year in an effort to improve liquidity and close the gap between the official and exchange parallel markets, a Reuters poll has shown. That expectation by seven of the nine economists…
Breaking: Nigeria grants citizenship to 300 foreign nations Read more at: http://www.vanguardngr.com/2017/01/breaking-nigeria-grants-citizenship-300-foreign-nations/

Nigeria grants citizenship to 300 foreign nations

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ABUJA-Nigeria has granted her citizenship to more than 300 foreign national, the Federal Government said on Wednesday This was even as Ministry of Water of Resources stated that it inherited 117 abandoned projects from the government of former…

MMM issues instructions to subscribers ahead resumption

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​On preparation for its expected return on January 14, the Ponzi scheme Mavordi Mondial Movement (MMM) promoters have issued instructions to its participants whose accounts were frozen, to perform “Promo Tasks: A New Tool for MMM Community…

​Naira amongst four worst worldwide currencies in 2016

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​Naira amongst four worst worldwide currencies in 2016 The naira is one of the global’s 4 worst performing currencies in 2016, according to a document via bloomberg lp. The naira changed into said to have lost 36.Sixty eight per cent…

Fake embassy found in lagos,  chinese arrested

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​Fake embassy found in lagos,  chinese arrested  Fake embassy located in lagos, two chinese arrested The suspects The lagos country police command says it has discovered a fake embassy working in lagos in which many harmless…
Breaking: Nigeria grants citizenship to 300 foreign nations Read more at: http://www.vanguardngr.com/2017/01/breaking-nigeria-grants-citizenship-300-foreign-nations/

​Recession: fg outlines clean economic recuperation plans

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​Recession: fg outlines clean economic recuperation plans As nigeria battles financial recession, the federal government has mentioned a 10-factor  fiscal roadmap to reset the kingdom’s financial system to the direction of boom. Speakme…

Nnewi is industrial hope of Nigeria, says Osinbajo

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The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday described Nnewi, Anambra State as the industrial hope of the country. Nnewi is industrial hope of Nigeria He stated this during a tour of companies and factories in Nnewi. Osinbajo,…

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