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Ukraine tops Science and Tech Global Index (BankingTech)

Hosting mammoth enterprise tech businesses and a vibrant startup scene known to attract the likes of Google, Amazon and Samsung, Ukraine is the global champion in “Technology and Science”, according to UK-based NGO’s Good Country Index for 2019. While the…

Top-ranked Osaka, Halep crash out of Indian Wells (SupertSports)

World No 1 Naomi Osaka crashed out of Indian Wells on Tuesday, routed by Belinda Bencic on a day that saw second-ranked Simona Halep sent packing, too. Bencic, ranked 23rd in the world, defeated Osaka 6-3, 6-1 to reach the…

Many pupils feared dead as school building collapses in Lagos (Punch)

Many primary school pupils were feared dead on Wednesday after a three-storeyed building at Ita Faji, Lagos Island, collapsed around 10am. The school was said to be on the last floor. A resident of the area, Prince Adams, who alerted…

ANA’s Tribute: Pius Adesanmi in life, death and vocation as a writer-scholar – Denja Abdullahi and Ofonime Inyang

Death came visiting the Nigerian writing house yet again. This time it left with a pricy catch in the person of Pius Adesanmi, literary star, critic, essayist, columnist, teacher, poet, and foremost intellectual. In an ill- fated plane tragedy in…

Gov Obiano commends Anambra people over polls

Governor Willie Obiano has commended the people of Anambra State for their role in the 2019 general elections, describing it as peaceful, forward-looking and inspiring. A statement by the state Commissioner for information and Public Enlightenment, Mr. C. Don Adinuba,…

Massive turn-out as accreditation begins for Trophy 5-a-side tournament

Since the official launch of the Trophy 5-a-side Field of Honour tournament, there has been a massive turn-out of interested would-be participants who want to be a part of the excitement. The in-bar activations which commenced March 7 will run…

Educating women crucial for sustainable development – Olajumoke Ajayi

The Managing Director of Asharami Energy, a Sahara Group Upstream Company, Olajumoke Ajayi has urged regional and global stakeholders to invest in the education of women to ensure they are empowered to take on the critical role of nurturing the…

Rivers guber election: Obi alerts international community on Nigerian military’s undue interest

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 election, Mr. Peter Obi, has expressed concern over the fallout from some states in last Saturday’s gubernatorial and state assembly elections, particularly in Rivers State –…

Freeda Foreman, daughter of boxing great George Foreman, dies at 42 (ChicagoSunTimes)

Freeda Foreman, the daughter of legendary boxer and former heavyweight champion George Foreman, has died at 42. George Foreman confirmed the news on Twitter with a touching message Sunday night asking for “one more day” with his daughter. “Daddy I…

Apple set to launch Netflix-like streaming service (Guardian)

Apple announced plans Monday for a March 25 media event, hinting at a widely expected plan to unveil its own Netflix-style streaming service with original video. An invitation sent to journalists included a movie reel countdown video and the message…

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