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WordPress partners with Stripe to offer recurring payments for millions of websites
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WordPress partners with Stripe to offer recurring payments for millions of websites

Last December WordPress owner Automattic released the latest version of the popular content management system with lots of new features and a new, block-based editing experience. The company now wants to lend a hand to the millions of bloggers out there that might not be […]

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Suspected vandal seen hanging from electric pole in Abuja after being electrocuted (photos)
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Suspected vandal seen hanging from electric pole in Abuja after being electrocuted (photos)

A suspected vandal was seen hanging upside down from an electric pole in Abuja. The man, suspected to be a vandal, was found in the early hours of today along the Dawaki-Sokale road, in the Dutse Area of Abuja. See more photos below.  The post Suspected vandal seen hanging […]

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Davido throws Lil Frosh’s ‘Fake Rolex’ into the sea (video)
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Davido throws Lil Frosh’s ‘Fake Rolex’ into the sea (video)

Davido has welcomed his new artiste, Lil Frosh in Dubai after the latter visited the country to come say hello to him. In the video shared on Davido’s Instagram page, the singer explained that his brother just touched down Dubai. He wrote: “My brothers just […]

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GLORY, GLORY GREEN EAGLES
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GLORY, GLORY GREEN EAGLES

●Today Marks 39th Anniversary Of Nigeria’s First AFCON Trophy Super Eagles are preparing for the 2019 AFCON tournament in Egypt but many have forgotten that today (March 22nd) marks the 39th year Nigeria broke the jinx of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) and made […]

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The Seven Sisters: The Great Oil Companies and the World They Shaped
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The Seven Sisters: The Great Oil Companies and the World They Shaped

“Oilmen are like cats; you can never tell from the sound of them whether they are fighting or making love” – Calouste Gulbenkian 1. Anglo-Iranian Oil Company (now BP)2. Gulf Oil (later part of Chevron)3. Royal Dutch Shell4. Standard Oil Company of California (now Chevron)5. […]

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The Women of Six Triple Eight
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The Women of Six Triple Eight

An army unit known as the “Six Triple Eight” had a specific mission in World War II: to sort and clear a two-year backlog of mail for Americans stationed in Europe. Between the Army, Navy, Air Force, the Red Cross and uniformed civilian specialists, that amounted to seven […]

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Medieval Weapons That Maimed and Killed
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Medieval Weapons That Maimed and Killed

When picturing medieval European warfare, we usually focus on the knights—glamorous aristocratic warriors fighting with sword and lance. But while these weapons were important, medieval warriors thrashed their opponents with an array of brutal instruments.  A weapon’s popularity depended on multiple factors, including its effectiveness, […]

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Full List Of Registered Parties For 2019 Elections
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Full List Of Registered Parties For 2019 Elections

Below is a comprehensive list of all the Registered Political Parties participating in the 2019 General Elections. Related posts: Handle Amina Zakari With Caution, PFN Tells INEC, Security Agencies Reign Of The Godfathers

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Ladi Kwali: The potter on the Twenty Naira Note
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Ladi Kwali: The potter on the Twenty Naira Note

Pottery is the process of forming vessels and other objects with clay and other ceramic materials, which are fired to give them a hard, durable form. Major types include earthenware, stoneware and porcelain.  Ladi Kwali, was a Nigerian potter. Ladi Kwali was born in the village of Kwali in the Gwari region of Northern Nigeria, where pottery was an […]

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Iran Hostage Crisis ends
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Iran Hostage Crisis ends

Minutes after Ronald Reagan’s inauguration as the 40th president of the United States, the 52 U.S. captives held at the U.S. embassy in Teheran, Iran, are released, ending the 444-day Iran Hostage Crisis. On November 4, 1979, the crisis began when militant Iranian students, outraged that […]

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2019 Calendar: Re-incarnation of 1895 and 1957 versions
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2019 Calendar: Re-incarnation of 1895 and 1957 versions

The history of calendars, means that people creating and using methods for keeping track of days and larger divisions of time, covers a practice with ancient roots. Calendars are explicit schemes used for timekeeping.  The Sumerian calendar was the earliest, followed by the Egyptian, Assyrian and Elamite calendars. Over decades the calendars have been […]

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Rafael Caro Quintero: The True Story Of The Narcos Drug Lord Still On The Run
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Rafael Caro Quintero: The True Story Of The Narcos Drug Lord Still On The Run

Rafael Caro Quintero was considered the “Narco of Narcos.” The bloodthirsty drug lord thought he was untouchable, but he overstepped his bounds when he brutally murdered an American agent. Let out of jail on a technicality, the trafficker is still at large — and wanted […]

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Ten Political Leaders Who Survived Multiple Assassination Attempts
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Ten Political Leaders Who Survived Multiple Assassination Attempts

1. Fidel Castro The number of attempts on Fidel Castro is unknown. Fabian Escalante, a retired Chief of Cuba’s counterintelligence estimated 638 assassination attempts on Castro, which he blames on the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). 8 attempts by the CIA have been substantiated […]

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