Nokia is suing Apple for patent infringements. The Finnish company’s lawsuits cover 32 alleged patent breaches from software, user interfaces (UI) and antenna technology to chipsets and video coding. “Since agreeing a license covering some patents from the Nokia Technologies portfolio in 2011, Apple has declined subsequent offers made by Nokia to license other of
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The UN Security Council says, the Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh must respect the results of the Dec.1 presidential election. The UN says Jammeh must carry out a peaceful and orderly transition process and transfer power to President-elect, Adama Barrow by Jan. 19, 2017, in accordance with the Gambia’s Constitution. In a Presidential Statement S/PRST/2016/19 after a
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Two gunmen suspected to be kidnappers, on Tuesday night abducted Mrs Comfort Alaba, a staff of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Festac Town, Lagos. Sources told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos, that the two-man gang stormed Tastee Fried Chicken (TFC) outlet at 22 Road, FESTAC Town and abducted the woman
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Nigeria Police Force has fired 14 Policemen
The U.S. warned North Korea on Wednesday that any use of nuclear weapons against South Korea would “be met with effective and overwhelming response”. The warning was contained in a statement issued jointly on Wednesday by the Governments of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) and the U.S. after the inaugural meeting of the Extended
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The Zonal Coordinator of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Zone ‘A’, Assistant Comptroller-General Eporwei Edike, said 45 jumbo bags of Cannabis (Marijuana) worth N250 million from Ghana had been intercepted by the Western Marine Command (WMC). Edike disclosed this on Wednesday in Lagos during his visits to the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) Customs Command, Federal Operations
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Nigerian Army Debunks Rumour on Soldiers Wellbeing The Nigerian Army has debunked the rumour that troops of operation Lafiya Dole are ill-treated and not well fed. This was at a press conference by theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole Major General Lucky Irabor in Maiduguri. He called on the media to shun negative and misguided publications adding that
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James Onanefe Ibori, former Delta state governor who was released from a UK prison today is still facing two obstacles before he can return to Nigeria. He must face a deportation hearing and then also pay £18 million(N7,016.86million ~ today’s official exchange rate to naira) to the UK government as the “proceeds of crime.” The
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The Nigerian Army has rescued 1,880 women and children from Boko Haram insurgents in the Sambisa Forest. Maj. – Gen. Lucky Irabor, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, said at a news conference in Maiduguri on Wednesday that troops also arrested about 504 Boko Haram terrorists while 19 of them willingly surrendered. He said that
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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has directed it Councils Nationwide to monitor receipt and the utilisation of the refund of Paris debt deductions. A statement by the General Secretary of NLC, Dr Peter Ozo-Eson says the Congress has noticed the disbursement of the refund of Paris debt deductions made to states which it pointed out
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The Nigeria Labour Congress
NAN: The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has set up a four-man committee to investigate the role of its staff in the conduct of the Dec. 10 Rivers legislative rerun elections. The commission’s daily bulletin issued on Wednesday in Abuja stated that the committee was expected to submit its report on Jan. 30, 2017. The
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INEC Staff with Election
The Director General of National information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has described the support for IT start-ups as an impetus for job and wealth creation in the country. He made this remark when he granted audience to Ventures Platform, a Startup’s Lauchpad with the famous container building that exhibits creativity,
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Abdulrahman Dambazau. Twitter photo. (NAN) Nigeria has declared Monday 26th, Tuesday 27th December, 2016 and Monday 2nd January, 2017 for the celebration of festivities lined up in the coming weeks. The Public Holidays were specifically declared to mark the Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year 2017 celebrations. The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau
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Ibori, former governor of Delta state. Twitter photo (NAN)Nigeria’s former Delta State Governor, Chief James Ibori, has been released from prison after serving 13 years term in the UK. According to reports, Ibori was released a few minutes past noon following a a court order. Mr. Tony Elumenor, one of his aide was reported to
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Ibori, former governor of Delta state.
Isa Gusau, Maiduguri: Borno State Government will from January 2017, kick start quarterly distribution of rice and other food staples freely to millions of its indigent citizens across the 27 local government areas of the State, Governor Kashim Shettima has announced. The intervention is nicknamed ‘stomach Infrastructure ‘ in some parts of Nigeria. The step
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Nasarawa State Receives N8. 4 Billion As Paris Club Over Deduction Refund, Dedicates 50% to Salaries /Pension Augmentation. His Excellency Umaru has made it known that Nasarawa State has accessed the sum of eight billion, four hundred million Naira (N8.4) as Paris Club over deduction refund which would be shared with the state receiving N5.4
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His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has commended the leadership and members of the Tripartite Committee set up to look into and resolve the impasse between the Government and the Organized Labour. Receiving the report from His Excellency Silas Ali Agara who Chaired the Tripartite Committee which consisted of Government officials, Labour Leaders and representatives of
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Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima on Wednesday announced the highest allocation of N33 billion naira for the reconstruction of schools destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents and fresh construction works across some education institutions as Borno State budgets N183 billion naira for the 2017 fiscal year. Tagged “Budget of CONSOLIDATION, RESTORATION & REBIRTH’ the Appropriation bill
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The Federal government has released the postings of the 47 Ambassadors recently appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Ambassadors are currently undergoing a four-day induction which ends on Thursday. Hereunder are the Ambassadors and their postings: Abia: Obinna Chukwuemeka Agbugba (Togo), Adamawa: Salisu Umaru (Senegal), Paragalda Ilyasu Audu (Turkey), Akwa Ibom: Inyan Udo-Inyang (Gabon), Anambra:
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ABUJA (Education Ministry’ Report)- Nigerians have been enjoined to channel their intellectual capacity into productive ventures like writing of books, in order to create wealth and for posterity. The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu made this known in Abuja recently at the presentation of a book “Journalism and Business: My Newspaper Odyssey” written by
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Senate Reaffirms Rejection of Magu’s Nomination The Senate has reaffirmed its rejection of the nomination of Ibrahim Magu as the Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission – EFCC as a result of Security reports before. Chairman Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi emphasized this while addressing Senate Correspondents
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