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Time magazine sold to Tech Billionaire Marc Benioff

Nearly eight months after it was sold to US media group Meredith Corporation, Time magazine is changing hands once again. The co-founder of Salesforce.com, Marc Benioff, and his wife are personally buying Time for $190m (£145.3m). In a statement, Meredith said the Benioffs “will not be involved in the day-to-day operations …

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Southern China Battered by Deadly Storm

A powerful storm which killed dozens of people in the Philippines is now making its way across southern China. Typhoon Mangkhut is one of the most powerful storms to hit the region in decades. Two people have been killed in the Chinese province of Guangdong, according to state media – …

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Nigeria’s Ambassador To Qatar, Wase Is Dead

Nigeria’s ambassador to Qatar, Abdullahi Bawa Wase, is dead. Wase, according to spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr Tope Elias-Fatile, died of an undisclosed illness. He was a non-career diplomat and hailed from Plateau State. He was due for burial last night in Doha, capital of Qatar. He …

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Fire destroys Brazil’s 200 year Old National Museum

Brazil’s national museum has been gutted by fire. The 200-year-old history museum, housed artefacts from Egypt, Greco-Roman art and some of the first fossils found in Brazil, including the 11,500-year-old skeleton of a woman nicknamed ‘Luzia’. Though what caused the fire at Brazil’s national museum is still not clear, however it was …

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MFM Church, Dr Olukoya Sue Sowore, Sahara Reporters Demand N10bn In Damages

The General Overseer, Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry, Dr Daniel Olukoya, has filed a libel suit against the Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Mr Omoyele Sowore, demanding N10bn in damages. In the suit filed before the Akwa Ibom State High Court in Uyo, the MFM founder said he was constrained …

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US military to cancel $300m in Pakistan aid over terror groups

The US military says it is cancelling $300m (£230m) in aid to Pakistan over what it calls Islamabad’s failure to take action against militant groups. President Donald Trump has previously accused Pakistan of deceiving the US while receiving billions of dollars. Pentagon spokesman Lt Col Koné Faulkner said the US …

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British PM Theresa May And German Chancellor Angela Merkel To Arrive Nigeria This Week…

Nigeria’s President Buhari will play host to two powerful World leaders this week. British Prime Minister Theresa May is to visit Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya from Monday for the first time in order to forge new trade links for post-Brexit Britain. She is expected to meet with Nigeria’s President …

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African-American physicist Katherine Johnson honored with Statue by Alma Mater as she Turns 100

A monumental statue has been set up at the West Virginia State University in honour of African-American physicist Katherine Johnson who turned 100 on Sunday, 26th of August. The unveiling ceremony which held on Saturday at Johnson’s alma mater, according to Daily Press, had in attendance family and friends.     Congratulatory messages have continued …

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Ex-US Presidential Candidate, John McCain Dies at 81

John McCain, prisoner of war, presidential candidate and one of the most influential American politicians of his generation, has died after suffering from brain cancer. The six-term senator from Arizona, who was 81, had been absent from Washington since last December but remained outspoken to the end, railing against Donald …

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Chemical Emission Reportedly Kills Seven In Nnewi, Anambra

No fewer than seven persons have died under a mysterious circumstance following continues burning lignite in Umuzu Mbana, Otolo Nnewi in Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra State. The lignite which sends out gas with irritating sulphurous odour, has also led to the admission of scores in different hospitals …

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