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Drone deliveries coming ‘within months’, Amazon says

      Amazon on Wednesday said it expects to begin large-scale deliveries by drone in the coming months as it unveiled its newest design for its “Prime Air” fleet. Jeff Wilke, head of Amazon’s consumer operations, told the company’s Machine Learning, Automation, Robotics and Space conference in Las Vegas …

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Time to start winning tournaments, Sterling tells England

  Fresh from winning a historic domestic treble with Manchester City, Raheem Sterling wants to end a stellar season by winning England’s first trophy for 53 years at the Nations League. Sterling will win his 50th England cap in Thursday’s semi-final against the Netherlands and may even captain his country …

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You are motor-park analysts, BMO blasts The Economist

The Buhari Media Organisation has accused “The Economist” magazine of engaging in specious and moribund analysis from an unabashed partisan point of view. The BMO in dismissing the latest of The Economist’s analysis of the state of poverty in Nigeria observed that the International magazine merely immersed itself in aggregating common-place and ill-sourced …

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Doctor charged with killing 25 patients

  A doctor in the US state of Ohio was charged Wednesday with the murders of 25 critically-ill hospital patients for allegedly administering lethal doses of the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl to hasten their deaths. A grand jury indicted William Husel on 25 counts of murder for the deaths of …

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NAF destroys terrorists’ structures, logistics facilities in Borno

  The Nigerian Air Force says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole, has destroyed terrorists’ structures and logistics facilities at Tumbun Kaiyowa in Northern Borno. NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, who announced this in a statement in Abuja, said the operation was …

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FIFA formally welcome Super Falcons to France 2019

World football-ruling body FIFA on Wednesday in Reims formally welcomed African champions Nigeria to the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals holding in France. Ademola Olajire, Director of Communications of Nigeria Football Federation, said in a statement on Wednesday that the team’s players officially performed the “Welcome’’ ritual. They were …

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Google appeals against EU fine for anti-trust breach

  US tech giant Google has appealed an EU fine of 1.49 billion euros ($1.69 billion) for unfair practices through misuse of its dominant position, a source close the case said on Wednesday “The Commission will defend its decision” in the European courts, the EU’s executive arm said. The EU …

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Photos: Three suspected traffic robbers arrested in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command have arrested three suspected traffic robbery suspects in the Ipaja area of the State.   A statement released by the state police command spokesperson, Bala Elkanah, states that on Monday June 3rd at about 9.05p.m, surveillance patrol team from Ipaja Police Station arrested one Shefiu Aliu ‘m’ …

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