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📱 *Samsung Galaxy S8 launched*

Samsung today announced two versions of the S8: the standard Galaxy S8 with a 5.8-inch screen and the larger S8 Plus with a 6.2-inch screen. Both are available for preorder on March 30th and will be shipping in the US on April 21st.

Main features:

  • Samsung's infinity display …

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Navy deploys swamp buggies to rid Delta creeks of illegal refineries

The Commander of NNS DELTA, Commodore Ibrahim Dewu, flagged off the crushing of illegal refineries on Wednesday at Isara Creek in Escravos, Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta.

He said, "We flagged off this exercise today; our men in the Forward Operation Base (FOB) in Escravos will continue from …

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UPDATED: Buhari sends names of new ministerial nominees to Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated two persons as minister and is seeking the approval of the Senate for their appointment, it has been reliably learnt.

James Ocholi (SAN) who died in an accident, while the Gombe nominee would replace former Minister for the Environment, Ms Amina Mohammed, who is now …

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Tinubu, great mobiliser, outstanding Yoruba politician – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday described a former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, as a great mobiliser and an outstanding Yoruba politician of his generation.

Buhari, who said Tinubu and his associates were responsible for the growth of Lagos State, further described Tinubu as one "who had an …

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Abia headmistress demoted for embarrassing Ikpeazu’s wife

The headmistress of a primary school at Amaetiti Asaga Ohafia, in Ohafia Local Government Area, Abia State, Mrs. Maryleen Ezichi, has been reportedly demoted to a classroom teacher for allegedly embarrassing the wife of Abia State governor, Nkechi Ikpeazu.

The headmistress, it was learnt had, during an interactive session with …

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Stansted Airport: Seventeen arrested Over Secret Deportations

Seventeen people have been arrested after a protest at Stansted Airport in Essex temporarily halted take-offs and landings on Tuesday.

In a Facebook post they said the flight was due to "forcibly deport dozens of people to Nigeria and Ghana" but this has not been confirmed.

One of the protestors …

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Ahmed Kathrada funeral: South Africa's Zuma asked to stay away

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has not attended the funeral of veteran anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada at the request of his family.

Mr Zuma had ordered the national flag to fly at half-mast following his death and had postponed a cabinet meeting so that officials could attend the funeral.

However …

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Indonesian man's body found inside python - police

A missing Indonesian man was found dead inside the body of a python, according to local police.

Nia Kurniawan, from Brawijaya University, told BBC Indonesian that a python of this size would hunt for large prey, such as boars or wild dogs.

While they normally avoid human settlements, they would …

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Menstrual cycle recreated 'in a dish'

US scientists say they have made a mini working replica of the female reproductive tract using human and mouse tissue.
Although the palm-sized device looks nothing like a womb, fallopian tubes and ovaries, the researchers say it should help with understanding diseases of these organs and tissues.
It also provides …

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'Bones' Series Finale - Cast Says Goodbye to the Show!

The Bones series finale is airing tonight and the cast has been taking to social media to say goodbye to the show after 12 seasons on the air. In addition to the show’s two stars Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz, co-stars Michaela Conlin, T.J. Thyne, Michael Grant Terry …

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