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Seattle Tech giant, Microsoft said on Sunday they spoke with President Trump about acquiring trendy social app TikTok  — and Trump gave its parent company ByteDance 45 days to discuss the acquisition. The deal could run in the tens of billions, according to Fox Business. The acquisition talks come as TikTok, which is owned by Beijing-based ByteDance, has come under intense scrutiny...
A Pakistani man who claimed to be a prophet has been shot dead in courtroom for blasphemy. The incident happened in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, Aljazeera reported. This is the latest violence associated with Pakistan's strict blasphemy laws. Tahir Ahmad Naseem was shot six times during a hearing in his case at a district court on Wednesday, police...
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that he has ‘mold’ in his lungs and was taking antibiotics that has left him feeling weak. Bolsonaro has spent weeks in isolation after testing positive for the coronavirus “I just did a blood test. I was feeling kind of weak yesterday. They found a bit of infection also. Now I’m on antibiotics,” Bolsonaro...
US President Donald Trump Thursday suggested delaying the November 2020 presidential election, saying increased postal voting could lead to fraud and inaccurate results. He floated a delay until people could "properly, securely and safely" vote. There is little evidence to support Trump's claims but he has long railed against mail-in voting which he has said would be susceptible to fraud. US states...
A video currently trending among Nigerian social media users has captured moment an alleged side chick of a married man was escaping through the window of the house after her lover’s wife came knocking. The video has got thousands of views on the internet after making it to several popular blogs. The lady can be seen in the video scaling out...
Social media is quite an interesting place to see as many things that are shared that can stir up emotions. A video that went viral on Nigeria’s social media space yesterday has touched the emotions of many Nigerians. Children discipline is normal in African culture but it appears that new generation kids have ways to appeal to their parents in order...
Newly enrolled international students whose colleges and universities are operating entirely online this year won't be allowed to enter the U.S. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed on Friday that its guidance granting visa flexibility to nonimmigrant students only applies to those who were actively enrolled at American schools on March 9. "Nonimmigrant students in new or initial status after March 9 will...
The video below  surfaced online in which a deceased is being buried in a penis-shaped coffin. The funeral was reportedly held in Ghana but the exact location in Ghana is not yet known. It is not clear what the gender of the deceased is and what work he or she did before passing away, for which reason the family thought it necessary...
The video below emerged online showing the moment an unidentified Nigerian dad was flogging his 18-year-old daughter for joining a group chat he warned her not to join. The video, which has since gone viral, has got many people talking. Watch the video below and share your thoughts     The video attracted so many reactions from Nigerian Twitter users. Below are some https://twitter.com/EphriamAkor/status/1284748259584548864?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1284749736394862592%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.247nnu.com%2F2020%2F07%2Fnigerian-dad-sets-internet-ablaze-after.html https://twitter.com/veraholukoye/status/1284752544477192192?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1284752544477192192%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.247nnu.com%2F2020%2F07%2Fnigerian-dad-sets-internet-ablaze-after.html https://twitter.com/Akinjoshua2017/status/1284795832521363458?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1284795832521363458%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.247nnu.com%2F2020%2F07%2Fnigerian-dad-sets-internet-ablaze-after.html https://twitter.com/_itarex_/status/1284800786371944449?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1284800786371944449%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.247nnu.com%2F2020%2F07%2Fnigerian-dad-sets-internet-ablaze-after.html https://twitter.com/IceRush12/status/1284800639558713345?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1284800639558713345%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.247nnu.com%2F2020%2F07%2Fnigerian-dad-sets-internet-ablaze-after.html https://twitter.com/TittyDM/status/1284799847678214144?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1284799847678214144%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.247nnu.com%2F2020%2F07%2Fnigerian-dad-sets-internet-ablaze-after.html https://twitter.com/ScopeteeO/status/1284799818003513344?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1284799818003513344%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.247nnu.com%2F2020%2F07%2Fnigerian-dad-sets-internet-ablaze-after.html https://twitter.com/ScopeteeO/status/1284801082691072003?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1284801082691072003%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.247nnu.com%2F2020%2F07%2Fnigerian-dad-sets-internet-ablaze-after.html https://twitter.com/quarantined_tho/status/1284797316558446593?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1284797316558446593%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.247nnu.com%2F2020%2F07%2Fnigerian-dad-sets-internet-ablaze-after.html https://twitter.com/VictorIsrael_/status/1284785467951587328?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1284785467951587328%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.247nnu.com%2F2020%2F07%2Fnigerian-dad-sets-internet-ablaze-after.html https://twitter.com/ephraimteller/status/1284786150998237185?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1284787532450979841%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.247nnu.com%2F2020%2F07%2Fnigerian-dad-sets-internet-ablaze-after.html https://twitter.com/_the_ugly_boy/status/1284607564219547648?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1284607564219547648%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.247nnu.com%2F2020%2F07%2Fnigerian-dad-sets-internet-ablaze-after.html https://twitter.com/eleniyanjb/status/1284750599372906498?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1284750599372906498%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.247nnu.com%2F2020%2F07%2Fnigerian-dad-sets-internet-ablaze-after.html
The funny video below went viral online and the original poster said it describes the way some African politicians loot and re-loot public fund and leave office with just a penny left in Treasury. Corruption remains an endemic issue in Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, harming its public finances, deterring business investment, exasperating inequality, reducing the standard of living, and weakening...
It was like a drama in Nigeria Monday afternoon when the Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Professor Kemebradikumo Daniel Pondei, fainted while being questioned by members of the House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission. He appeared before the House together with the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio who was also accused...
A peaceful Bible study in Virginia turned bloody when a member of the church went on a rampage during Bible study, stabbing the pastor and then attacking several others, including the local police chief, while they tried to subdue him. The incident occurred Saturday afternoon at the Grace Covenant Church in Chantilly, Virginia, according to the report. The suspect, 32-year-old Chance...
Horrifying photos and video below show charred monkey hands and captured dogs waiting to be slaughtered inside India's 'wet markets'. In a heartbreaking video shared by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ( PETA), pooches can be seen tied up in sacks with just their heads poking out. Monkey body parts, including tiny hands, can also be seen for sale...
The video below shows one of the twin towers of the World Trade Center in Abuja Nigeria in flames. The incident happened in the afternoon on Monday July 13. The cause of the inferno is still unclear but eyewitnesses at the scene said it may have been caused by electrical fault from the power source being used for the construction...
Actress, Jada Pinkett-Smith brought herself to the Red Table as promised to address August Alsina's claim of a relationship between them and she made a number of revelations. With her on the Red Table Talk was her husband, Will Smith, who August Alsina claims gave him permission to date his wife. The 48-year-old actress and wife to "Men In Black" actor's...
The Presidential Panel in Nigeria tasked with investigating the activities of the suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has alleged that the commission under Magu re-looted some of the recovered loot. The panel probed the federal government assets recovered by the EFCC from May 2015 to May 2020. Magu, who is currently in detention,...
Britain’s Prince Charles had a hard time during his visit to an Asda distribution center on Thursday when an employee fainted in front of him. The incident happened when the Prince and the Duchess of Cornwall were being given a tour of the facility in Bristol to thank staff who have worked throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Charles and Camilla met some...
Twins born in London and who have never left the UK are facing deportation to different countries in the Caribbean after they finish jail terms for grievous bodily harm. 24-year-old Darrell Roberts has been issued with a deportation notice informing him that the Home Office plans to send him to the Dominican Republic following his release. He believes officials made an error...
The head of Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, was Tuesday suspended by Nigeria’s President Buhari, over alleged corruption. Magu was earlier interrogated on Monday by a combined team of Department of State Services (DSS) personnel and policemen at the Wuse II office of the EFCC to face an interagency committee investigating corruption allegations against him. He was...
International students studying in the US on visas must leave the country or risk deportation if their universities and colleges switch to online-only courses, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, universities and colleges in the US are beginning to make the decision to transition to online courses. At Harvard, for example, all course instruction will be...

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