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Apple To Kill Lightning Connector From Next iPhone For USB Type-C, Reports Suggest

According to report by the Wall Street Journal, Apple might prefer the USB Type-C port for the next iPhone. However, the report is unclear and it may be pointing towards a change on the power adapter side of the iPhone Lightning cable currently featuring USB Type-A connector.

What Is Social Engineering? What Are Different Types Of Social Engineering Attacks?

People want to extract information, they want to hack people’s accounts, credit cards, and other things. They can do so by becoming Social Engineering experts. It involves various techniques to impact the psychological state of the people’s minds. An attacker can end up convincing a person to give him the information he needs by deceiving them.

Fox Studio’s New App Secretly Downloads Full HD Movies On Your Phone Without Charging For Data

What if you’re bored and you find a new movie on your phone. But wait, you didn’t download it. Fox Studios did. That’s their new plan to put movies on users’ phones, by downloading them in the background and don’t even charge them for the data. The downloads aren’t completely free; users would have to pay to watch the movies.

Boston Dynamics Shows Off New Robot ‘Handle’ That Jumps Like A Pro

The American robotics company Boston Dynamics is testing a new 6.5 feet tall robot known as Handle. The electric-powered robot is capable of moving at 9 mph up to a distance of 15 miles in a single charge. It moves forward using wheels and uses its arms to lift things. Also, Handle can take a vertical jump up to an height of 4 feet.

See the new artists Donjazzy just signed to Mavins Records

Mavins boss, Donjazzy has welcomed three new artists to his record label.


POE, Johnny Drille, and the DNA twins of 'The Voice Nigeria' have just been signed to the Supreme mavin Dynasty.

Check out the hilarious reply EbonyLife TV gave a follower

Lol... No chill!!!

South Africa deports 97 Nigerians for committing various offences

The South African Government has deported 97 Nigerians for committing various offences in the country. The deportees landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Monday night in a chartered aircraft with the registration number GBB710 from

Nigerian student in the US dies in ghastly accident as car plunges into river

A Nigerian student has lost his life in a ghastly accident in the US The young man and his friend where on a drive, when the car plunged into a river Ebenezer Tosin Oloba Ebenezer Tosin Oloba, a young Nigerian man and one Oscar Felipe Fuentes died after being involved in a fatal accident on their way to a student government

Football fans throw plates at Paul Pogba for refusing to sign autograph

Football fans who got enraged after Manchester United Player refused to sign them an autograph, threw plates at the red devils player for disrespecting them, even when they help pay his £290,000-a-week salary.


Pogba who also got angry with this wanted to fight back, but was held by staff and customers who were in the popular Akbar restaurant in Manchester City.

Igbos will not become president in Nigeria - MASSOB

MASSOB said Igbos are the largest ethnic group in Nigeria The group said Nigeria is designed to sideline the Igbos The Movement for the Actualisation of a Sovereign State Of Biafra (MASSOB) has said that Igbos will not be allowed to be president in Nigeria even though they are the lifeline of the country. The group in a statement on Tuesday, February 28 said Igbo are political slaves in Nigeria and would be allowed to rule. The group said: “Igbo leaders are political slaves in Nigeria, The way Nigeria is structured politically, it will be very hard for Igbo man to be president of Nigeria.

What this 3 NYSC members did to their uniforms is strange

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), was instituted to unify a divided people. By aiming at the youth it was meant to help Nigerians realize lives and cultures outside that to which they were born. That was the main objective. The NYSC now does more than that, there have been times when many bent the rules to suit themselves. Youths who grew up in Lagos, barring any medical complications should ideally serve as far away from Lagos as possible for the one year duration. This is however not the case. Nigerians have a knack of finding a way around the rules and this clearly illustrated by the picture obtained from Nairaland below: NYSC members

How the aircraft going to Yola malfunctioned - Medview

Medview airline has explained what went wrong with their aircraft Speaking to NAN, they explained that the aircraft bound for Yola did not take off The plane's pilot was only being cautious How the aircraft going to Yola malfunctioned - Medview On Tuesday, February 28, an aircraft belonging to the Medview airline, which was

Presidency says economy coming out of recession

The Presidency on Tuesday reacted to the review of the economy by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), saying the report indicated that the economy was coming out of recession. “There are now indications that the Nigerian economy is well on its way out of recession considering the 2016 overall and last quarter Gross Domestic Product

Ogoni boils again, Boy-yo gunned down (graphic photos)

An indigene of Ogoni in Rivers State, was gunned down by unknown gunmen few hours ago. The notorious cultist identified as Boy-yo is suspected to have been killed by members of a rival cult group.


According to Baridam Ben who shared the story, this happens everyday in the oil rich town

Google’s E2EMail Encryption System Is Now Open Source

Google has open sourced the code of its E2EMail encryption system, which is available as a simple-to-use Chrome app. Now Google calls it an independent project that exchanges OpenPGP mail. When one launches the E2EMail app, it just shows the encrypted mails. Currently, it just only supports text-based email messages.

13 Hilarious Nokia 3310 And Nokia 1100 Memes That Will Leave You Rolling On The Floor Laughing

The Nokia 1100 and Nokia 3310 are one of the best selling electronic gadgets of all time. Its legacy remains unparalleled and it’s a rage even today. Today, we are presenting to you some of the coolest and the funniest memes on the Nokia 1100 and Nokia 3310 that will definitely give you a good laugh!

Policemen flee, removes uniform as robbers storm bank in Delta State

Tragedy struck today as unknown gunmen shot a middle-aged man who came to deposit money in a bank at Asaba, Delta state. The bank customer who died while being rushed down to the hospital, was shot at a close range after he refused letting go of the bag, that contained the large sum of money he came to deposit.


According to eyewitnesses, the 8:15a.m incident left them defenseless as policemen attached to the bank, fled the scene while 3 of them removed their uniform, as the men of

KellyAnne Conway's pose on white house couch gets Americans talking

The photo of KelleAnne Conway, who is President Trump's senior adviser, which showed her sitting on the oval office couch with her shoes as black college presidents visited the white house, has sparked controversy online.


Social media users are now on two sides, as some are criticizing her for sitting on the couch

Raspberry Pi Zero W — A Cheap Single Board Computer With Wi-Fi And Bluetooth

On the occasion of the fifth birthday of Raspberry Pi, the Raspberry Pi Foundation unveiled a new single board computer, Raspberry Pi Zero W. Here, W stands for Wireless as it comes loaded with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capabilities. Priced at just $10, Raspberry Pi Zero W is powered by 1GHz, single-core CPU, and 512MB RAM.

Zorin OS 12.1 Point Release With Linux Kernel 4.8 Is Now Available For Download

Zorin OS 12.1 point release has been announced by the popular Linux distro’s development team. The new update features an improved X Server, Linux kernel 4.8, and updated HWE stack. Other than various security fixes, the Zorin OS 12.1 also includes various visual changes and updated versions of software packages.

13 Most Interesting Questions/Answers From Bill Gates AMA

Bill Gates, the chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, recently took part in his 5th Reddit AMA. During this session, the users asked questions pertaining to different topics. Gates revealed his greatest achievement, views on AI, and favorite sandwich. He also answered the question “Did you copy Steve Jobs or did he copy you?”

Facebook.com features expected in 2017

Do you know somebody, who is not registered in Facebook.com? More than one milliard people have registered in this social network, which has annual multibillion-dollar revenues. Facebook managers promised to present new features of the social network in 2017, let’s view them closely. Facebook.com features expected in 2017 Facebook is a marketing project, and one of the main goals is not only to attract more people, especially younger users but also to hold the status of the most

Police uncover strange mental home in Osun (photos, video)

The Osun state police command has uncovered a camp in Iwo town where people are allegedly dehumanized under the pretense that they are receiving treatment for mental illness. The strange rehab home ChannelsTV reports that the home was discovered after a tip-off. According to the state commissioner of police, Ola Fimihan Adeoye, 26 people have since been

Nigerian man dies in plane while travelling back to Malaysia

A Nigerian guy who has been identified as Chisom, allegedly died in the plane while on his way back to Malaysia. His death has left so many people speechless, as he's survived by his wife and kids.


Here's a tribute Princess Bonita
wrote for him on Facebook,

"A kind hearted guy. Full of life.But d evil ones wouldn't let him live long. Died yesterday on

Infinix vs. TECNO – Which smartphone is better?

The market of smartphones has always been known for its fierce rivalries. Samsung vs Apple is the most famous example of such fights, but they offer different things for their owners. And what about the phones with similar capabilities and target audience? Turns out, their rivalry is not any less passionate, as in the case of rivalry between Infinix and TECNO. Let’s analyze their products and settle the dispute once and for all – which one of them is actually better?

BREAKING: Banky W’s house gutted by fire

R &B singer, Banky W’s house has been destroyed by fire. Banky W’s house gutted by fire The house which is located along Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos is where popular singer lives.

Prostitutes clash in Abuja, attack colleagues with razor

The police has arraigned three prostitutes in a Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja They were accused of attacking and causing grievous hurt on colleagues The incident happened due to a 'customer' The police has arraigned three prostitutes in a Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja on Monday, February 27. File photo of prostitutes The defendants, Helen Gabriel, Joy Johnson and Ene Ahmed were accused of

Cabals now in charge of Nigerian presidency - Ben Bruce

Senator Ben Bruce said cabals have hijacked the Nigerian presidency The senator alleged that neither Acting President Yemi Osinbajo nor President Buhari is in charge of Nigeria at the moment Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, the senator representing Bayelsa East recently said cabals have hijacked the Nigerian government from both President Muhammadu Buhari and Acting President Yemi Osinbajo. Bruce, in an interview with Vanguard, described Osinbajo as a good man, who according to him was not responsible for the nation’s problem. Cabals now in charge of Nigerian presidency - Ben Bruce

3 Bakassi men shot dead in broad daylight in Abia State (Photos)

Three Bakassi (Vigilante) men were yesterday shot dead by unknown gunmen in broad daylight along Aba Owerri road, Aba.


It was gathered that the incident took place before MCC Junction, opposite Seventh Day Adventist Church (Sabbath), opposite Toonak.

Barcelona in advanced talks to sign Real Madrid midfielder on free transfer

Barcelona want to sign Isco from Real Madrid on a free transfer in 2018 The Catalans are convincing Isco to be the heir to Andres Iniesta Isco is worried about his game time, has already rejected move to Man City Barcelona are looking to Isco from Real Madrid in 2018 on a free transfer when his contract ends. The midfielder is currently negotiating an extension at the Bernabeu but the Catalans are trying to convince him not to extend his contract in the Spanish capital. Isco Alcoron The midfielder is however yet to fully convince Zinedine Zidane who he does not feature regularly for.

I won’t receive salary until workers are paid – Akeredolu

The new governor of Ondo state Rotimi Akeredolu has announced that he will not receive any salary as governor until state workers are paid The governor also appealed to the striking doctors and nurses to resume work and embrace a dialogue with the state government The new governor of Ondo state Rotimi Akeredolu has announced that he will not receive any salary as governor until state workers are paid.

Man enters gutter to scoop dirts with bare hands in Imo State (Photos)

According to Facebook user, Okehie Stanley, a man at Njemanze street area of Imo state was pictured scooping dirts with his bare hands from the gutter.


See another photo after the cut...

Ubuntu 17.04 Beta 1 Released | New Features And Download

Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus Beta 1 release is finally here. If you’re interested, you can go ahead and download the ISO images of the participating flavors, which are, Lubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, and Ubuntu Studio. Powered by Linux kernel 4.10, these releases feature the latest stable versions of their respective desktop environments. This release will be followed by the Final Beta release on March 23 and final release on April 13.

New Nokia 3310 Launched By Nokia — Here Are Its Features And Pictures

At MWC 2017, Nokia launched the new Nokia 3310 feature phone with a fresh (but familiar) look. This iconic S30 operating system-based smartphone comes with 22-hours talk time and snake game. You can use this dual-SIM feature phone and get 51-hours of MP3 playback.

Viral Video Shows A Smoking iPhone 7 Plus Melting, Apple Says They’re “Looking Into It”

Brianna Olivia, a resident of Tucson, Arizona posted a video on Twitter showing smoke coming out of her iPhone 7 Plus. A day before, she took the device to Apple Care after she had trouble turning it on, but the representatives encountered no problem. Apple is aware of the iPhone and the video. They are running tests to know the cause of the incident.

TeraCopy 3.0 Is Finally Released | New Features And Download

The final release of TeraCopy 3.0 has arrived. This popular utility for transferring files on Windows operating system comes with many improvements for faster copy speed and easier usage. While TeraCopy 3.0 is supported by Windows 10, the developers have dropped the support for XP. You can download TeraCopy 3.0 by visiting their website.

Nokia 6, Nokia 5, And Nokia 3 Are Here | Pictures, Price, And Specifications

Image: Nokia At its launch event at MWC 2017, Nokia made a comeback to the smartphone world and launched three Android phones — Nokia 6, Nokia 5, and Nokia 3. These phones will be available later this year, and their features made them an excellent value for money. Another highlight of the event was the relaunch of Nokia 3310.

Manjaro ARM Linux Distro Is Shutting Down, Lack Of Contributors Is The Reason

Manjaro-ARM, the Arch Linux-based distribution for embedded devices, is shutting down. The Manjaro-arm team announced the closure of the open source project. They’ve already stopped the development, bugfixes and any new releases for the distro. The bug tracker and wiki page would shut down on April 1, followed by the closure of the official website and forum on June 1.

Fully Legal Torrent Site Mininova Is Shutting Down On April 4

One of the first names in the torrent world, Mininova, is shutting down its operations on April 4, 2017. Mininova has been in existence since 2005. Mininova now only hosts content distribution torrents. It became free of illegal torrents in 2009 after it was forced to remove all the copyright infringing torrent files.

Pregnant woman killed as car somersaults in Lagos

A pregnant woman who was on her way to refill her cooking gas, was killed in accident that occurred in Obadare, Lagos.


It is alleged that the woman was crushed to death after the car somersaulted, leaving its 
passengers seriously injured.

Ritualists Behead Woman In Imo, Take Away Private Parts (Graphic Photo)

An atmosphere of fear is currently pervading Amanwaozuzu community and its environs in the Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State, as suspected ritualists allegedly beheaded a young girl, and took away her private parts In the process.

The Punch learnt that the girl whose identity had yet to be ascertained as of the time of filing this report was reportedly in her early twenties.



Sources told our correspondent on Monday that the indigenes and residents of the community, a suburb to Owerri , the state capital, woke up to the sad and surprised

How we settle our marriage disputes - Mercy Johnson's husband speaks

6 years into their marriage, the Okojies' are still waxing strong despite the marital crisis that has hit most stable celebrity marriages before now. Prince Okojie, who spoke to  news telegraph correspondent disclosed that before their marriage,he had known Mercy Johnson for


3 years. He also disclosed that though they don't quarrel often, but when they do, they 
learn from it and move to the next level.

How To Play Nokia Snake Game On Facebook Messenger?

You don’t need to buy the new Nokia 3310 to play the new Snake Game. Thanks to Facebook’s Instant Game platform, Nokia has brought Snake to Facebook Messenger. If Instant Games feature is available in your country, you can simply open a Messenger conversation and tap on the Games icon to start playing. 

Linux From Scratch 8.0 Released, Brings New Changes And Features

The developers of Linux From Scratch are here with Linux From Scratch (LFS) 8.0 and BLFS 8.0. This release brings updates to glibc-2.24, binutils-2.27, and gcc-6.2.0. Overall, in LFS release, 29 packages have been updated. On the other hand, the BLFS version has 775+ updates as compared to previous versions. 

10 Best Linux Desktop Environments And Their Comparison | 2017 Edition

Linux is all about what you want and having it from the ocean of free and open source software. The same applies while performing a comparison of desktop environments as they comprise of different applications and a GUI via which the user interacts with the operating system. There are many options available and our list of best Linux desktop environment and their comparison includes the likes of KDE, Cinnamon, Xfce, etc.

Ojudu denies Osinbajo performs better than Buhari

Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria's acting president, has been earning accolades from Nigerians following his recent actions But President Buhari's aide, Babafemi Ojudu, has said those thinking Osinbajo is doing better than Buhari are just planning trouble for the duo Those who say acting President Yemi Osinbajo is performing better than Buhari are not only mischievous, but thoughtless and aiming at causing friction between the two leaders, Babafemi Ojudu, the president’s special adviser on political matters, has said. Osinbajo discussing with President Muhammadu Buhari

6 prominent Nigerians President Buhari may be calling soon

The absence of President Muhammadu Buhari from the country has caused a lot of speculations within Nigeria’s political caucus with many showing concerns about his health status and the nation as a whole. President Buhari chilling in London. Ever since the president extended his leave indefinitely, many Nigerians became befuddled. The nation no doubt needs her leader in order to know where to go from here. Although, the president before leaving Nigeria assigned all duties to

Muhammad Ali's son embarrassed at Airport

Immigration officers detained and questioned at a Florida airport because he was muslim Camacho Ali was returning from a Black History Month event in Jamaica with his mother Donald Trump's ban forces Muslims go through rigorous screening at American airports Muhammad Ali's son was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport and questioned about his ancestry and religion despite identifying himself as the son of the boxing great. According to the Times, a family friend who spoke on Saturday said the officers at the airport proceeded to go tough on him after revealing he was a Muslim.

Lilybest supermarket along Unilag road razed down by fire

Lilybest supermarket, located  at Abule Oja neighborhood, off Unilag Road, Akoka, Lagos State, was razed down by fire this morning as residents tried putting out the fire.


According to eyewitnesses, the Lagos State fire service was called, but there was no swift response from them.

AMD Ryzen 7 CPUs Unveiled — Beats Intel’s Performance And Costs Half The Price

AMD has revealed its three new Ryzen 7 processors, which will be launched on March 2. With these CPUs, AMD aims to challenge Intel’s supremacy. Coming in three tiers, these processors beat Intel’s top PC chips’ price and performance. The processors are up for preorder via different retailers.

Rebellin Linux 3.5 Released — Beginner-friendly, Fast, And Debian-based Linux Distro

Rebellin Linux 3.5 MATE Rebellin Linux is a fast and lightweight Linux distro that’s developed for beginners. Its latest release, Rebellin Linux 3.5, has been released with Linux kernel 4.8. Based on Debian Sid, the ISO download of the distro are available in GNOME and MATE versions.

Indian Government Launches Free Antivirus Software For Smartphones And Computers

Cyber Swachhta Kendra, a botnet cleaning and malware analysis centre, is a new project led by the Indian government. The project finds its utility in identifying infected users and helping them with removal tools. It includesthe development of various security tools for mobile and desktop machines.

Walking The Code: Thought Autocomplete ReactJS Web App

In this series of videos, we are going to understand how the Thought Autocomplete App created by Guillermo Rauch works by walking through its code line by line and understanding how everything is happening. The videos will be divided into two main sections: Walking through the Frontend code which uses ReactJS, and walking through

Throwback photo of Psquare that got people laughing

Comment when you figure out why people are laughing at the photo.

Crucifixion Statue Of Kanye West Goes Up On Hollywood Boulevard

Kanye West has been immortalized in a giant gold Jesus sculpture by the street artist known, coincidentally, as Plastic Jesus.


The sculpture just got a rogue unveiling on the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and La Brea Avenue on Feb. 22.

Google’s Upspin Open Source Project Can “Transform” The Way You Share Files

Upspin is a new open source project to enable simple file sharing. Developed by three Google engineers, Upspin introduces the concept of a global namespace for naming files, using a person’s email address. The path to shared file looks like what we have seen on Unix systems. An Access file included in a shared directory to allow permissions to other people.

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