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Rodgers: Liverpool have Manchester City in our sights

The Northern Irish coach will not settle merely for a place in the top four and believes his side can profit from the champions’ slip-up at Burnley after overcoming Swansea City Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says the Merseysiders are not just targeting a place in the top four this season, but are looking to beat Manchester City into second place, ...

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World’s First Successful Penis Transplant Done in South Africa

  FRIDAY, Mar. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The world’s first successful penis transplant has been performed by surgeons in South Africa, Bloomberg News reported Friday. The 21-year-old recipient has made a full recovery and regained all functions in the transplanted organ. The nine-hour operation was done Dec. 11 by surgeons from Stellenbosch University and Cape Town’s Tygerberg Hospital, the ...

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16 Ways to Lose Weight Fast

Tweak your lifestyle   It’s a familiar story: You pledge to honor a daily elliptical routine and count every last calorie. But soon, you’re eating cupcakes at the office and grabbing happy hour mojitos, thinking, Oops, diet over. There is a better way: Swap the all-or-nothing approach for one or two healthy switch-ups in your daily routine. “Doing this can ...

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Messi shirt sales astonishing – Braida

The Argentina star’s marketability has been hailed by Barcelona’s sporting director, who believes he is “economically unattainable” for nearly every club in the world Lionel Messi is most famous for the number of goals he scores but Barcelona’s sporting director Ariedo Braida has spoken of his astonishment at the number of the player’s shirts sold to his adoring fans. The ...

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Collabo’ by Psquare takes out ‘Owo ni koko’ from number 1

Hello! When it’s Friday it is time for Pulse Music Video Charts. Let’s dive in and see what’s popping. This week we have a brand new number one. Lovely! After over two weeks since its release, ‘Collabo‘ by Psquare featuring Don Jazzy is the new number one, and has raked over a million views. The funny video takes the top ...

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Time is running low for a deal as a full accord between the US and Iran is due by July 1 [AP]

US and Iran’s top diplomats hold nuclear talks

The US secretary of state and his Iranian counterpart have held four hours of nuclear talks in the Swiss city of Lausanne, after which the Iranian delegation headed to Brussels for meetings with European ministers. John Kerry and Mohammad Javad Zarif are aiming to agree the outlines of a potentially historic agreement by the end of the month. A full accord is then ...

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Reasons Many UTME Candidates Have Not Received Their Results

With plenty of complaints coming from candidates who sat for the 2015 UTME over inability to access their results even as JAMB had earlier announced that candidates will be able to see their results 2 hours after the examination. We deem it fit here to address some of the reasons that we, ve gathered could have hindered the candidates from ...

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ABU Students Produce Energy-Efficient and Environmental Friendly Car

    Some Mechanical Engineering students of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) over the weekend showcased a “made in Nigeria Car.” The car which was said to be energy efficient and environment friendly as we learnt was manufactured in collaboration with shell company. Shell invited ABU to design and develop a car that would compete in the 2015 Rothadam Eco Marathon ...

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Stoke: We Were Poor Against West Brom

Manager Mark Hughes made no excuses as Stoke City fell to defeat to Midlands neighbours West Bromwich Albion on Saturday. Brown Ideye’s first half goal secured the Baggies their first win over the Potters at the Hawthorns since 2003. Ideye’s compatriot, Victor Moses, played for 58 minutes for his on-loan side, Stoke City, before he was substituted by Mauro Arnatovic ...

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TB Joshua speaks on real PDP, APC; predicts plane crash

On Sunday 15th March 2015, Nigerian cleric T.B. Joshua gave a warning to Nigerians over the upcoming elections, further adding that he foresaw an imminent plane crash within Nigeria. “Pray for Nigeria because I am seeing a plane crash,” Joshua stated in a service televised live via Christian channel Emmanuel TV. “It’s not a good thing to lose personalities again,” ...

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MC Galaxy Artiste launches record label at house warming party

Sekem artiste launches his recorl label called MCG entertainment at his lavish house warming party yesterday in Lekki MC Galaxy who became popular for featuring in dance videos of Iyanya, Davido and even Timaya seems to have a lot of good things happening to him of late. In February, the comedian turned artiste showed of his multi-million Niara home and ...

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Yahoo Introduces Password-Free Login — Just Don’t Lose Your Phone

Yahoo wants to end your dependency on memorizing passwords — or creating crap ones that can be guessed or hacked — after it introduced a new “on-demand” system that sends a one-time password when you need to log in. The new approach is designed to increase security and make your Yahoo account less hackable. In some ways it achieves that. Countless millions of people ...

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Pregnant model drops out of Dubai school, relocates to SA

Pulse carried the exclusive news on January 6, 2015 that former most beautiful girl in NigeriaAnna Banner is pregnant for popular high life singer Flavour Nabania; real name Chinedu Okoli. City People magazine carried the news that Anna Banner who was enrolled in a univeristy in Dubai was expelled from school because of her pregnancy. Pulse reached out to Anna ...

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Government Requests For Facebook Data Decrease In U.S. And UK, But Rise In India

  Facebook’s latest report on government requests shows a decrease in requests from many Western countries in the second half of 2014, but that’s offset by increases from India, Turkey and Russia. The total number of requests from governments received by the world’s largest social network rose from 34,946 in the first half of the year, to 35,051 between July and December ...

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Court stops AIT from airing lion of Bourdillion documentary

Justice Iyabo Akinkugbe of the Ikeja Lagos High court today granted an interim order restraining the Africa Independent Television, AIT from broadcasting a documentary on former Lagos Governor, Ahmed Bola Tinubu titled ‘Lion of Bourdillion.’ Tinubu through his lawyer, Chief Wole Olanipekun, SAN, had instituted a N150 billion suit against AIT alleging that the documentary was libelous and aimed at ...

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APC has evidence of Jonathan’s interim govt plan –Fayemi

  Ex-Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said the All Progressives Congress has strong evidence against President Goodluck Jonathan over his alleged plot to foist an Interim Government on the country. He said the allegation made by the National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, that his life was being threatened confirmed the desperation of the ...

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Infinix Hot Note Specifications, Features & Price

  After weeks of teasing its followers on social media with #JIMsBigThing, Infinix finally revealed it new phablet, the Infinix Hot Note. This is an upgrade to Infinix Hot and it’s a 5.5″ device.     Sporting a massive 4000mAh battery, it appears its the kind of phone you can use for straight two days. This is indeed anyone would ...

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Nigerian Troops Retake Goniri From Boko Haram

  Nigerian troops fighting the Boko Haram terrorist group in the nation’s north-east have taken over Goniri town in Yobe State, clearing terrorists from the location. The troops reclaimed the town on Monday morning after clearing the terrorists from the town that it had taken over some months back. The Defence Headquarters in a tweet on Monday said: “Troops have ...

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Empathy Machines

The annals of live video are littered with cautionary tales. For every hype-driven social video startup that had a coming out party at South By Southwest, there is a matching tombstone. On The Talk Show earlier this week I talked to host John Gruber about Meerkat. One of the concepts I floated on there is something I’ve been thinking about ...

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Fire guts INEC’s electoral institute

  The Independent National Electoral Commission’s Electoral Institute in Abuja has been gutted by fire. The fire which began at about 11pm on Saturday destroyed bags, envelopes, election forms and electrical control panel/ switch   in the institute’s warehouse before it was contained at 2am on Sunday. Before INEC spoke on the incident, there was   apprehension, especially in Abuja on Sunday ...

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Dollars For Monarchs: Mixed reactions as Southwest leaders flay allegations, say APC also giving bribes

MIXED reactions yesterday trailed the allegations that some traditional rulers from the South-West were financially induced with foreign currencies by President Goodluck Jonathan during recent visits to the zone. While some leaders traced the allegation to the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC with the claim that the APC was equally involved in inducing leading monarchs, Governor Babatunde Fashola on his ...

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China's exports of weapons surged by 143% in the five years to 2014 compared to the previous five years

China is third largest arms exporter

China has become the world’s third largest exporter of arms after the US and Russia, according to a new report. China overtook Germany, France and the UK in exporting weapons between 2010 and 2014, said the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). China now accounts for about 5% of the world’s exports of arms. Three Asian countries, Pakistan, Bangladesh and ...

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brahimovic: France is s**t

The Swede was at the heart of another refereeing storm as PSG slumped to a shock defeat Zlatan Ibrahimovic appeared to claim France is a “s**t country” following Paris Saint-Germain‘s 3-2 defeat against Bordeaux on Sunday. The Swede scored twice as the Ligue 1 champions twice came from behind to level the match, though a last-minute goal from Diego Rolan ...

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90 killed, many injured as suspected Fulani herdsmen sack Benue village

  MAKURDI — It was a bloody Sunday in Benue State after suspected Fulani herdsmen allegedly slaughtered over 90 persons, including women and children, at Egba village in Agatu Local Government Area of the state. Vanguard gathered from a resident of the community that the number might well exceed the current figure since many were still missing and unaccounted for. ...

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Price increase painful, but necessary — MultiChoice MD

  John Ugbe, Managing Director, MultiChoice Nigeria, explains the organisation’s new subscription rates The hike in  MultiChoice’s  subscription rates has hit subscribers like lightning. The prevalent view is that MultiChoice has no justification for such and is just taking advantage of the lack of alternatives in the sector. How accurate is this view? Price  increases are always painful and we ...

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Share a Coke is about making an iconic brand personal to consumers

In January, Coca-Cola swapped its iconic logo with some popular names among Nigerians when it launched the Share a Coke campaign. Quickly the campaign inspired a sharing frenzy among consumers who were excited to share the moment with people that matter most to them. Adjudged as one of the best marketing campaigns, Share a Coke has continued to delight consumers ...

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Crisis rocks NLC as Wabba emerges President

  NIGERIA Labour Congress, NLC, was, yesterday, enmeshed in a major crisis following the declaration of President of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria, MHWUN, as the new President of Congress, as no fewer than 23 industrial unions including Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, and National Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE, GET FULL GIST 737 total ...

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NiMet predicts less rainfall in 2015

Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, yesterday warned that there will be less rainfall in 2015, saying the year may be dryer than normal in most parts of the country. Director-General of Ni- Met, Dr. Anthony Anuforom, who disclosed this at the public presentation of the agency’s 2015 Seasonal Rainfall Prediction, SRP in Abuja, noted that there will be delayed onset of ...

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FG spends $60bn on power in 16 yrs, says Buhari

  Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Gen. Mohammadu Buhari, yesterday said the Federal Government has committed over $60bn to the power sector in the last 16 years. The former Head of State, who stated this during a South-South Zonal Presidential Rally held at the Liberation Stadium, Port Harcourt, said the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, led Federal Government ...

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