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Shehu Sani: Monkeys carted away N70m from senators' farmhouse

Shehu Sani: Monkeys carted away N70m from senators' farmhouse

Abuja -The decision of some power brokers within the Northern Senators Caucus to sack Senator Adamu Abdullahi as the Chairman of the forum has created crisis within the group. First of all, it was the rodents that drove away the president and we now had snakes consuming about N36 million and now we have monkeys. The Senate, had on Tuesday, on the strength of a motion moved by Senator Dino Melaye (APC Kogi West), mandated its Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions to ...


Watch first full trailer for HBO's Joe Paterno movie

Watch first full trailer for HBO's Joe Paterno movie

The all-time winningest coach in major college football history was sacked days after Sandusky's November 2011 arrest and died two months later at the age of 85. But it's easy to see good reviews coming for HBO's treatment of Paterno and his reaction to the Sandusky scandal. But the Jerry Sandusky scandal, in which the longtime defensive coordinator under Paterno was arrested and charged with 40 criminal counts surrounding child sexual abuse, came just days after Paterno ...


Dow Jones, S&P 500 gain led by energy shares; Nasdaq down

Dow Jones, S&P 500 gain led by energy shares; Nasdaq down

Paul Ashworth, chief US economist at Capital Economics, said he is forecasting four Fed rate hikes this year on the basis of his expectations that inflation will finally rebound this year and the decisions by Congress to cut taxes and boost spending will increase economic growth.


Google announces RCS for business-to-consumer communication

Google announces RCS for business-to-consumer communication

Android Messages supports RCS, SMS and MMS so people can message all their friends regardless of their network or device type. Among the partners is messaging service Twilio, which today announced it has added support for RCS to its service.


Decacorn watch: Dropbox files for a $500 million IPO

Decacorn watch: Dropbox files for a $500 million IPO

The last private valuation for Dropbox was $ 10 billion in a 2014 funding round. Clark's stock vests over five years. On Feb. 23, Dropbox announced its plans to raise $500 million through an IPO on Nasdaq (pdf) under the ticker "DBX". and Box. However, as CNBC reported last month, mutual funds have most recently valued the company at between about $6.6 billion and $8.5 billion in SEC filings.



School closed after Dolphins' bullying victim reportedly posted a threat on Instagram

Ex-NFL player Jonathan Martin - who was at the center of the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal - has been detained by police. after he allegedly posted a disturbing photo of a gun, ammo and the names of ex-NFL teammates. "We are working closely with law enforcement and will share more information when we are able". The Ted Wells investigation found that the offensive tackle was subjected to "a pattern of harassment" by Incognito, Pouncey and current Giants guard John Jerry.