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Tech: Microsoft is undergoing another huge reorganization to sell more cloud subscriptions and less software (MSFT)

Microsoft is reorganizing to sell less traditional software, and more cloud services. But no layoffs have been announced…yet. Microsoft is reorganizing its entire sales organization to better focus on its fast-growing cloud computing business, according to an internal memo sent to employees on Monday morning. Most people believe this reorg will likely include layoffs, although layoffs have not yet been ... Read More »

Sports: Fox Sports national president Jamie Horowitz was reportedly fired amid ongoing sexual-harassment probe

In a surprising move, Jamie Horowitz has been fired as president of Fox Sports National Networks. In a surprising move, Jamie Horowitz has been fired as president of Fox Sports National Networks, according to several reports. One of those reports suggests Horowitz was dismissed amid an ongoing sexual-harassment investigation at Fox Sports. According to Meg James of the Los Angeles ... Read More »

Sports: Manny Pacquiao's shocking loss to Jeff Horn could bode well for Conor McGregor supporters

After 12 rounds, the fight went to the scorecards where the judges gave Horn a controversial unanimous decision to the underdog. Manny Pacquiao lost a controversial decision against Jeff Horn after a brutal 12 rounds between the fighters in which the judges favored the hometon Horn. Horn set the tone to start the fight, winning early rounds, rushing Pacquiao and ... Read More »

Politics: Here's how much health insurance premiums could increase under the Senate healthcare bill

A study found that premiums after tax credits in the individual insurance market would increase by 74% under the Senate GOP healthcare bill. Republicans have made lower insurance premiums one of their biggest promises on healthcare. But an analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that once you factor in tax credits, the endpoint premium payment for most Americans in ... Read More »

Finance: Japanese financial giant SMFG is the latest to confirm Frankfurt as its post-Brexit EU hub

Some SMFG employees will reportedly be moved from London to Frankfurt. LONDON — Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group is the latest Japanese financial giant to confirm it will move some of its London operations to Frankfurt after Brexit. The move is "to ensure that Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) can continue offering banking services to clients with no disruption once the ... Read More »

Pulse EP Review: “Practice” introduces JazZ Atta’s unique sound, a worthy listen for music enthusiasts

JazzZ on this playlist takes the listener through her relatable personal experiences with her charming voice playing as the soundtrack of her emotionally laced journey. Artist – JazzZ AttaEP – PracticeGuests – Boogey, Idris KingProducers – Exe Plosive, Shady Bizniz, Gclef, E-Zhone, Seven and Justee Beats.Label – Indie 2017Duration – 24 minutes   JazzZ Atta is out with her debut ... Read More »

Tech: 10 things in tech you need to know today (BABA, GOOG)

Dave McClure publicly apologised, Dropbox is gearing up for an IPO, and Alibaba is building its own Amazon Echo. Good morning! Here's the technology news you need to know this Monday morning. 1. 500 startups founder Dave McClure publicly apologised on Saturday after being named in a New York Times report about sexual harassment in technology. McClure has stepped down ... Read More »

Evans: “I have no hand in any case filed against the police" – Kidnap Suspect

The kidnap suspect noted in a news report that he will rather stay in police custody if presented with freedom. Notorious kidnap suspect, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans, has distanced himself from lawsuits filed in his name against the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). This is in light of two suits bordering on human rights violation and illegal detention he ... Read More »

Al-Makura: Gov threatens prosecution over hate speeches

Governor Al-Makura issued the warning on Sunday while hosting the Emir of Lafia, Alhaji Mustapha Agwai. Gov.  Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State says  government will  henceforth  arrest and prosecute individuals and groups engaging in hate speeches capable of breaching the peace of  the state. A statement by Ahmed Tukur, the Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity, said ... Read More »

Obasanjo: Ex-President tasks African leaders on support to NEPAD

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on African leaders to provide more support to NEPAD, to boost economic development of the continent. Obasanjo made the appeal when the National Coordinator of NEPAD Nigeria, Gloria Akobundu, visited  him in his Abeokuta residence. The former president said ”NEPAD is a home-grown initiative to cater for social economic and political challenges in Africa. ... Read More »

Sani Danja: 'Beautiful' [Video]

Danja Records singer is out with the music video for song 'Beautiful'. Northern Nigerian singer Sani Danja has returned with the video clip for song 'Beautiful' where he praises the fine qualities of a woman. This is coming straight after the release of 'United we stand' which features the legendary Danfo Driver. 'Beautiful' was produced by Kenny Wonder. Watch, enjoy ... Read More »

Omawunmi: Singer premieres third studio album, "Timeless"

The songs on the album were written by the singer and music producer, Cobhams Asuquo. Soul singer, Omawunmi, has premiered her third studio album, "Timeless". It is an epic masterpiece from the heart of the singer that’ll take you on a soulful journey through diverse genres of music, laced with amazing vocals. The album release, also comes with the world ... Read More »

Doyin Okupe: Former presidential aide dumps PDP

Okupe said it is time to bid the party goodbye, adding that the party has no future in Nigeria. Former Presidential aide, Doyin Okupe has left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). This was revealed in a statement on his Facebook page, where he stated his reasons for leaving the party. Okupe said it is time to bid the party goodbye, ... Read More »

Venus Williams: Tennis star opens up on fatal car crash

Williams, 37, has offered her condolences to the affected family of the fatal auto crash. Venus Williams has finally spoken on the fatal car accident she is allegedly responsible for. The tennis star took to Facebook on June 30 to share an emotional post to the victims of the crash,  US Weekly reports. She wrote,  “I am devasted and heartbroken ... Read More »

Sports: The greatest threat to Chris Froome's reign at the Tour de France is an ex-teammate, a soft-spoken Tasmanian who's never come close to winning a 3-week race

With the 104th Tour de France now underway, people are wondering: Who can beat Chris Froome? Maybe Richie Porte. DÜSSELDORF, Germany — With the 104th Tour de France now underway, people are wondering: Who can beat Chris Froome? The Team Sky leader has won three of the past four Tours, and he may well have won all four had it ... Read More »

Music: Ruby Gyang – 'Kale ni'

This song ushers in a more snazzy upbeat Ruby who still manages to be the soul-stress she was born to be. Sporting a new sound, new image and a brand new outlook on life, Ruby Gyang shares with the world, a new record titled 'Kale Ni (Watch Me )'. “I decided going forward to have fun with my music and ... Read More »

Politics: 'I get up every morning feeling guilty because I didn't stop it': The congressional baseball shooter's wife speaks out

"I'm done with this. I want this to get over." James Hodgkinson's wife, Suzanne Hodgkinson, spoke out in her first sit-down interview since her husband opened fire during congressional baseball practice last month and wounded several people before police killed him. "I get up every morning feeling guilty because I didn't stop it," Hodgkinson told The New York Times in ... Read More »

Sports: Clippers employees appeared to try to woo Blake Griffin with t-shirts that likened him to historical figures such as JFK, MLK, Lincoln, and Gandhi

Clippers take free agency recruitment to a new level. Steve Ballmer's Los Angeles Clippers took free agency to a new level recently as they attempted to convince Blake Griffin to re-sign and stay with the team. After Griffin had a meeting with the team about his future, Clippers employees wore t-shirts likening Griffin to some historical "pioneers," according to Marc ... Read More »