FC Galaxy Crashes Out Of 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup

  It was goals galore at the Kwale Township Stadium yesterday, as De Unique FC of Asaba narrowly pipped Golden Friends FC of Oreokpe to victory in an exciting five-goal thriller in the Round of 16 of the 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup. Olueh Ugeh scored his fifth goal of the competition for Golden Friends when he opened scoring in the 9th minute for his side after a frantic goal mouth scramble. Three minutes thereafter, De Unique FC equalized through Ibiang Apla, who delivered a sumptuous freekick few metres from the…

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Donald Trump takes swipe at Apple for ditching iPhone home button

President Donald Trump took a swipe at Apple chief Tim Cook with a tweet lamenting the removal of the iPhone home button. “To Tim: The Button on the IPhone was FAR better than the Swipe! (sic)”he tweeted Friday. Trump switched from android mobile to an iPhone in March 2017, the same year Apple dropped the physical home button from its top models. This earlier shift seemed to be the target of presidential ire, rather Apple’s latest iPhone 11 release in September. It is not the first time Trump has cast…

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Does staring at a woman’s breast elongate a man’s life?

Over the years, medical scientists have suggested that women live longer than men with researches showing a survival advantage for females in all reviews. Researches have also been carried out toward unraveling the cause of this riddle. Two researchers, Stephen Austad and Katherine Fischer, both of the University of Alabama, U.S., in a piece published on June 14, 2016, held that humans are “the only specie in which one sex is known to have ubiquitous survival advantage.’’ It said that the sex difference in longevity might be one of the…

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Completing Ajaokuta steel coy will revive Nigeria’s automotive industry – DG

Mr Jelani Aliyu, Director-General, National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), on Thursday applauded the Federal Government over moves to ensure the completion of Ajaokuta Steel Rolling Mill. Aliyu made the commendation at the annual conference of Commerce and Industry Correspondents Association of Nigeria (CICAN), in Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, on Wednesday agreed to put Nigeria-Russia relations on a fast track to ensure the completion of partially completed and abandoned projects initiated by both countries. Buhari’s request for the return of Russia on a…

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Delta Born Cyber Security Expert Sets To Train Nigerians on Clouding And Computing

  By Victor Bieni A Professor of Cyber Security, Professor Alex Atawa Akpodiete has disclosed that his World acclaimed Information Communication Technological Company, Atawa Technologies LLC in Conjunction with Atawa training Institute will conduct training trainings for students and all interested Nigerians in two different centres in Nigeria to start with, precisely Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal capital territory and Asaba, Delta State Capital. Professor Akpodiete who spoke to our reporter via telephone stated that the training will presents, students will be trained on: ICT Fundamentals+, Cyber Security, and Cloud computing essentials.…

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Cybersecurity Jobs: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

Cybersecurity is constantly evolving and growing – currently, there are more than 700,000 IT pros employed in cybersecurity in the United States. And there are more than 300,000 current U.S. job openings in cybersecurity that need talented IT pros like yourself. Keep reading to learn about the different types of cybersecurity jobs and salaries and how to start your cybersecurity career. What Cybersecurity Jobs Are Out There? According to CyberSeek, the top three cybersecurity job titles are cybersecurity engineer, cybersecurity analyst and network engineer. Even if you don’t have a ton of experience yet, there’s a place for you…

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First man to conduct spacewalk Alexei Leonov passes on

Alexei Leonov, a Soviet-era cosmonaut who was the first man to conduct a spacewalk in 1965, died in Moscow on Friday aged 85 after a long illness. The Russian space agency Roscosmos said it was saddened to announce the death of “cosmonaut No 11” who was twice decorated with the country’s top honour, the Hero of the Soviet Union. Leonov was a close friend of Yury Gagarin, who became the first human to go to outer space in 1961. Four years later Leonov made history when he left a spacecraft…

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Atawa Akpodiete tasks project managers on technology utilization

    By Omamuzo Efidhere, A US based Nigerian ICT expert, Dr. Alex. O. Atawa Akpodiete, has advised project managers to inculcate the culture of utilizing technology to improve performance.   Akpodiete, while delivering the keynote address on “Technology, innovation and the future of project management”, at PMI Nigeria chapter conference 2018, with the theme: Innovate, Motivate, integrate held at VCP hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos recently noted that mature value delivery capabilities was one of the top three drivers of project success.   According to him, “mature means quick…

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Toshiba slashes jobs, downgrades profit outlook

The boss of struggling Toshiba said Thursday he would cut 7,000 jobs over the next five years as the Japanese engineering firm pulled out of foreign investments and downgraded its annual profit forecasts. “Over the next five years, we expect a reduction of 7,000 jobs,” many coming from early retirement, CEO Nobuaki Kurumatani told reporters in Tokyo. In addition, efficiency gains from improved IT and the planned retirement of about 3,000 employees every year will contribute to the job cuts, he said. Toshiba also expects to scrap or consolidate some…

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Chip labour: Robots replace waiters on China restaurant

The little robotic waiter wheels up to the table, raises its glass lid to reveal a steaming plate of local Shanghai-style crayfish and announces in low, mechanical tones, “Enjoy your meal.” The futuristic restaurant concept is the latest initiative in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s push to modernise service and retail in a country where robotics and artificial intelligence are increasingly being integrated into commerce. Raising efficiency and lowering labour costs are the objectives at Alibaba’s “Robot.He” diners, where waiters have been replaced by robots about the size of microwave ovens,…

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