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Indomie to honour the heroic children

Dufil Prima Foods Limited, makers of Indomie instant noodles, has called the call for entries for its flagship CSR initiative, Indomie Heroes Awards. A statement by the brand said the initiative, which kicked off in 2008, sought to identify and recognise the exceptional heroic acts exhibited by children aged 15 and below. It said the 2023 edition of the Awards would showcase a collection of…
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NAPPS celebrates best UTME student in Ogun State

The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Mowe Unit, Ogun State on Wednesday celebrated the top scorer in the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, Kamisiochukwu Umeh of Deeper Life High School, Mowe. Umeh scored 360 in the 2023 UTME. Unit…

Threads: Twitter's competitor hit 10 million users within hours of its launch

More than 10 million people have signed up for Threads, Meta’s rival to Twitter, within the first few hours of its launch, the company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday. The app went live on Apple and Android app stores in 100 countries at 2300 GMT on Wednesday and will run with no ads for now, but its release in Europe has been delayed over data privacy concerns. Threads is the…
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Nigeria exports N23bn electricity and local consumers lament the power outages

Power consumers, on Wednesday, kicked against the export of about N23.13bn worth of electricity from Nigeria to some neighbouring countries in 2022 despite the widespread darkness witnessed in many Nigerian communities. The latest data on the remittances by international customers, obtained from the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission in Abuja, showed that Nigeria continued its export of…
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Investors grab N441bn as the stock market rebounds

Nigeria’s equity market posted a strong rebound on Wednesday as investors gained N441bn at the close of the day’s trading session. The All-Share Index went up 1.33 per cent to 61,523.57 points by close of trading, a significant improvement to the previous day’s record…

How to obtain invite to Meta’s new app, Threads

Giant tech company, Meta, will officially launch its own microblogging app, Threads on Thursday. With the structure of its service, Threads will ultimately serve as a competitor to the popular social media platform, Twitter. The launch comes in the wake of a new feature introduced by the latter, which limits the number of tweets users can see per day. While the Threads app is yet to be available…
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