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Zheng Zhi: China football captain banned in latest punishment salvo

Brazilian internationals Oscar and Hulk and their Shanghai SIPG manager Andre Villas-Boas are all already suspended. China's national captain Zheng Zhi and Turkish striker Burak Yilmaz were both banned for several games as the Chinese FA dished out another round of draconian punishments. Brazilian internationals Oscar and Hulk and their Shanghai SIPG manager Andre Villas-Boas are all already suspended over ... Read More »

In Ilorin: Police arrest 4 suspected cultists

The suspects were arrested at Agbo-Oba area of the Metropolis following a discreet investigation by the security operatives. The Kwara State Police Command has arrested four suspected cultists for alleged involvement in cult related activities within Ilorin metropolis. The police also apprehended six persons for drug related offences. According to the Senior Special Assistant on Security Intelligence to the Kwara ... Read More »

Buhari: Jigawa govt declares public holiday to pray for President

The holiday is to enable public servants to join other citizens to offer special prayers for President Buhari's wellbeing. The Jigawa Government has declared Friday, July 7, as a public holiday to enable public servants offer special prayer for President Muhammadu Buhari's quick recovery. Alhaji Isma'il Ibrahim, the Public Relations Officer, Office of the state's Head of Civil Service (HoS), ... Read More »

Neco 2017 Geography Obj And Theory Answers

  GEOGRAPHY   SECTION A 1ai) i)availability of water- there is adequate water supply for the use of man for farming activities and other social activities ii)fertile soil- the availability of fertile soil that support farming also tends to attract people to the area iii)presence of water- water is the basic necessity for serveral purposes including irrigation and domestic uses ... Read More »

Tech: I went on the Silicon Valley diet craze that encourages butter and bacon for 2 months — and it vastly improved my life

A beginner's guide to the ketogenic or "keto" diet. A diet that goes against conventional wisdom on healthy eating is gaining momentum among Silicon Valley tech workers. And it involves eating a lot of fat. The ketogenic (or "keto") diet — which first became popular in the 1920s as a treatment for epilepsy and diabetes — limits carbohydrates to no ... Read More »

Finance: Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is reportedly close to buying an electric-utility giant

Berkshire Hathaway's energy business is close to a deal to acquire Oncor, The Wall Street Journal reported. Berkshire Hathaway's energy business is close to a deal to acquire Oncor, the electric-utility giant based in Texas, according to The Wall Street Journal's Dana Mattioli and Nicole Friedman. The deal could be announced as soon as Thursday, The Journal reported, citing people ... Read More »

Tech: A company that makes $70,000 cameras for filming blockbuster movies is making a $1,200 smartphone

We can't wait to try its camera against the best-in-class Galaxy S8 camera. Professional camera company RED is best known for its high-end cameras that are used to film blockbuster movies like "Transformers: The Last Knight," "Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol.2," and "The Martian," among many others. But now it's getting into the smartphone game. On Thursday, the company announced ... Read More »

Politics: Trump and Merkel met again, finally shook hands, and took some pretty awkward photos

A day before world leaders descend to Germany for the G20 summit, President Donald Trump met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in her hometown. A day before world leaders descend on Germany for the highly anticipated G20 summit, President Donald Trump met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in her hometown. As Trump and Merkel don't see eye-to-eye on some issues, ... Read More »

Finance: Sports Direct billionaire Mike Ashley: 'I'm not Obi-Wan Kenobi in charge of the Death Star'

Mike Ashley gave evidence for around three hours on Wednesday as part of a £15 million case against him. Here's what happened. LONDON — Sports Direct billionaire Mike Ashley called claims he made big undocumented payments to executives "utter bulls***" in court on Wednesday and called the man who made the claim a "total liar." Ashley appeared in court in ... Read More »

Evans: Court fixes July 13 to hear kidnap kingpin's N300m suit against police

Evans said his continued detention by the police without being charged to court or released on bail is an infringement on his fundamental human rights. The Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed July 13, 2017, for hearing of a suit filed by suspected notorious kidnapper Evans against the Inspector-General of Police, Idris Ibrahim.   The suspect, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike popularly ... Read More »

Tech: Trump's disdain for CNN reportedly seen as 'wild card' amid pending $85 billion Time Warner-AT&T merger

Donald Trump's disdain for CNN could have consequences that reach far beyond negative internet memes and social-media rants from the Oval Office. President Donald Trump's disdain for CNN could have consequences that reach far beyond negative internet memes and social-media rants from the Oval Office. Trump's enduring animus toward the news network is reportedly seen as a "wild card" within ... Read More »

Politics: 2 tech billionaires are trying to start a third political party that's 'pro-business, pro-planet' — here's how it works

The day after President Donald Trump took the oath of office in January, while crowds were gathering across the country to protest his rhetoric, former Zynga founder Mark Pincus joined a private group of the Democratic Party's top donors at a Florida retreat billed at examining where the party went wrong. But Pincus said that after a weekend of listening ... Read More »

Tech: Oil, gas, and coal industries get a shocking amount of funding from the US government, a new report shows

The report shows how much support G20 countries give to fossil fuel industries. In the US, oil, gas and coal get over four times more funding than clean energy. A new report shows that the US government provided about $6 billion annually in financial support to the oil, gas, and coal industries between 2013 and 2015. That's over four times ... Read More »

Tech: Why you should stop eating 'stripped carbs,' according to a doctor

A preventive medicine specialist suggests people should think of refined carbohydrates simply as "stripped carbs" — and avoid them. White bread, white rice, and most breakfast cereals have one thing in common: refined carbohydrates. Although the ingredient sounds positive, it isn't, at least when it comes to your health. In comparison with their whole-grain counterparts, which are digested slowly and ... Read More »

Tech: RANKED: The 11 best video games of 2017 so far

July is the perfect time to catch up on all those excellent games you haven't played yet. Having just crested the half-year mark of 2017, it's the perfect time to play the best games of 2017. It's been quite a year already! Somewhere in between exploring the massive, adventure-filled world of "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild," and ... Read More »

EP: Shady Moderino – "Better Living"

The playlist comprising 4 tracks with a bonus track, shows off glimpses of the talent and substance that Shafy Moderino is made of. Shedrack Okoye aka Shady while showing off his rap talent also sends out messages emanating from his life experiences in  "Better Living" EP. The playlist comprising four tracks with a bonus track, shows off glimpses of the ... Read More »