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BlackBerry sues Facebook over messaging patents

BlackBerry on Tuesday filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Facebook and its WhatsApp and Instagram apps, arguing that they copied technology and features from BlackBerry Messenger.

Court remands seven over alleged armed robbery in Osun

An Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court on Monday remanded seven persons in Ilesa prison over alleged armed robbery.

WhatsApp to drop BlackBerry OS, Windows Phone support on December 31

The end of support doesn’t mean WhatsApp will no longer function on these platforms. That said, you will no longer be able to create new accounts or re-verify existing accounts.

How chef drugged ex-minister for robbers to gain access to house

A 33-year-old chef, Obi Ogama, who worked with a former minister of finance, Kalu Idika Kalu, has told the police in Lagos State how he drugged his master so that armed robbers could operate unhindered in his Victoria Island Lagos home.

Police in Katsina nab alleged serial killer, others

The Katsina State Police Command on Wednesday said it had arrested an alleged wanted notorious serial killer, Basiru Barau, aka Gojen-Mallam.

Alhassan and the game of long knives

Those who thought that Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council meeting would be the political funeral for Minister of Women Affairs Aisha Alhassan may have exaggerated her dilemma after all.


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2019: Nigerians urged to get their permanent voter cards

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Nigerian Army donates educational materials to Nasarawa IDPs

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Mohamed Salah: Liverpool capable of winning Premier League next season

Mohamed Salah had told the Daily Mirror that Liverpool have nothing to fear from facing Manchester City in the Champions League quarterfinals -- and believes the Reds can challenge for the Premier League title next season.

Minister Babatunde Fashola wants professionals indicted in collapsed building jailed to serve as deterrent

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Ex-President Obasanjo: Nigeria too solid to collapse

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General Boroh: Establishment of modular refineries will end youth restiveness in Niger Delta

The Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Brig-Gen. Paul Boroh, says the establishment and operations of modular refineries in the Niger Delta will end youth restiveness in the region.

Thousands flee Ghouta rebel enclave as Syria army advances

Thousands of civilians poured out of Eastern Ghouta on Thursday as the capture of a key town brought Syria's government even closer to retaking the devastated rebel enclave outside Damascus.

Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt: Pep Guardiola lack self-confidence, lives in fear

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has been described in less than complimentary terms by former bayern Munich team doctor Wilhelm Muller-Wohlfahrt who said the Spaniard “is a person with a weak self-confidence who does everything to hide that from other people,” in his newly released autobiography.

House of Representatives tackles Minister Kayode Fayemi over concession of Ajaokuta steel

The House of Representatives has again taken a swipe at the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, over his recent denial that he had appointed to Greenwich Trust Limited or any one at all as Transactional Adviser for the concession of Ajaokuta Steel Company.

Ex-President Obasanjo’s coalition movement disowns SDP

Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) has denied insinuations that it has adopted the Social Democratic Party (SDP) as the political platform through which to realize its aspirations.