T-Mobile US Unboxes The New Galaxy S9 Phones On The Moon

Last year it was sharks, this year it’s Space – T-Mobile is doing its usual quirky unboxing video featuring AskDes and today’s stars are the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+. And this time the T-Mo unboxing takes place in space (on the Moon). Jokes aside, the unboxing shows off the feature-packed box of the new pair of Galaxies – from the USB-C adapter to transfer content from other phones to the AKG-tuned headphones. T-Mobile reckons it has the fastest data speeds in the US and the Galaxy S9’s gigabit LTE…

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Presidency: 80 million People Poor In Nigeria

The Presidency has affirmed that the estimated number of poor people in the country is 80 million with nearly 500,000 of the extremely poor among them now captured in the National Social Register. Special Adviser to the president on National Social Investment Programme (NSIP), Mrs Maryam Uwais, who briefed State House correspondents in Abuja at the weekend, on the achievements of her office, said the estimate is from World Poverty Clock. She said 297,973 poor households in 20 states are now been paid stipends under the Conditional Cash Transfer Programme…

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Presidential Delegation Arrives Yobe Again

The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, and his counterpart in the interior ministry, Abdulrahman Dambazau, have arrived Damaturu, the Yobe State capital. Their visit to Yobe makes it the second time that the federal government is sending a delegation since the Monday attack on Dapchi, a town 101km away from Damaturu by Boko Haram gunmen who abducted over 100 schoolgirls. Though details of the visit have not been made clear, the two ministers who arrived in a military helicopter from Maiduguri international airport landed in Damaturu at 12.30 p.m. from…

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Thousands Protests Against Israel’s Plans To Deport African Migrants

Thousands of people protested against Israel’s plans to deport African migrants at a rally in Tel Aviv on Saturday. At the same time there was a smaller protest, numbering in the dozens, who rallied for the deportation of the migrants. Israel began in early February to hand out notices to 20,000 male African migrants giving them two months to leave the country or risk being thrown in jail. Braham Braham Nagasi is an African migrant and anti-deportation protester. “Today we are going to demonstrate about new law of the government…

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It’s Difficult Living In Nigeria For 40 Years Without Running Insane –Foluke Daramola

For star actress, Foluke Daramola- Salako, who recently turned 40, one of the hardest things she has had to do is keep her sanity intact. The actress noted that it was a difficult task remaining sane in a country like Nigeria and she gave her reasons. “The turbulent thing I have faced especially in a place like Nigeria is that we are practically under pressure as celebrities. People keep demanding things from us and they don’t care how we meet their demands. They put a lot of pressure on me.…

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Parents Release List Of Abducted Dapchi Schoolgirls

Parents of the girls kidnapped on Monday from Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi, in Yobe State, at the weekend submitted to the school authorities the identities of 105 schoolgirls that remained unaccounted-for after Monday’s raid on the school by gunmen suspected to be members of Boko Haram. The parents gave the names and local government areas of those kidnapped, as well as their parent’s telephone numbers. They said the number of abductees was expected to rise because some people had yet to come forward with reports of their missing…

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