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The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

We must assure Nigerians of their safety, security without excuses

Criminal records point to a significant rise in crime following the conclusion of the general elections. While some security experts have attributed the trend to the disengagement of the criminal elements from politically-related activities for which they might have been engaged during the elections, others have attributed the trend to socio-economic factors.
Emma Haruka Iwao

Developer uses Google Cloud to calculate 31 trillion digits of pi, a world record

That’s quite a step up from the 500-or-so known digits known around the start of the 20th century, and the 17.5 million digits American mathematician and programmer Bill Gosper reached in 1985. And compared with the previous record — 22.4 trillion digits, set by Peter Trueb, in 2016 — it’s almost ten million digits more.
Obiageli Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili: How ACPN leaders pushed me out of presidential race

Oby Ezekwesili has dismissed allegation by the leadership of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) that she her presidential ambition was to use the party’s platform to negotiate a ministerial position in the next political dispensation.
“World’s oldest man” Masazo Nonaka, who was born just two years after the Wright brothers launched humanity’s first powered flight, died on Sunday aged 113, Japanese media said.

World’s oldest man Masazo Nonaka dies in Japan

“World’s oldest man” Masazo Nonaka, who was born just two years after the Wright brothers launched humanity’s first powered flight, died on Sunday aged 113, Japanese media said.
Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein letter doubting God auctioned for $2.89 million

A handwritten letter by Albert Einstein in which the physicist doubts the existence of God was auctioned on Tuesday for $2.89 million.

Japanese confirmed as world’s oldest living man aged 112

Masazo Nonaka from Japan was recognised Tuesday as the world's oldest man at the ripe old age of 112, as his family revealed his secret: sweets and hot baths.

British scientist Stephen Hawking dies at age 76

Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking, who helped unlock the mysteries of the universe, has died at the age of 76, the UK Press Association has reported citing a spokesman for the family.

2019: Why your votes are a waste of time

In Nigeria, the concept of political participation appears to have been reduced largely to the civic responsibility of voting on election day. Civic campaigners, political activists, and NGOs have concentrated a major focus of their efforts in “getting out the vote” campaigns

Those seeking office after 10 years of service are social parasites – Pat Utomi

Delta State Governorship aspirant under the platform of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Prof Pat Utomi, has described politicians seeking office after 10 years of service as social parasites.

Greatest challenge facing black man is laziness – Bishop David Oyedepo

Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, Dr. David Oyedepo, has challenged academicians to ‘stop being merely bookish and start grooming thinkers’.

Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish, Kip Thorne win Nobel Prize in Physics

Another trio of scientists, Rainer Weiss, Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne have been declared joint winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics.

Einstein Foundation names Ezekwesili, Adichie among ’100 visionaries of our time’

The Albert Einstein Foundation has selected Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education, and Chimamanda Adichie, literary icon, among “the leading visionaries of our time”.

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Police arrest housewife for allegedly pouring hot water on husband

The Police Command in Kano State has confirmed the arrest of a housewife, Aisha Ali, who allegedly poured hot water on the private part of her husband.

Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF chief

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, announced in a statement on Tuesday that she had submitted her resignation from the IMF and it will go into effect in September.

House of Reps commends President Buhari for signing ACFTA

The House of Representatives has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Ex-President Obasanjo’s letter vindicates our stance

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the latest letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Muhammadu Buhari describing the former’s action as patriotic.

Jacob Zuma: Gupta influence fiction

Former president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, has denied that the Gupta family had any influence in the appointment of his Cabinet ministers.