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UPDATE: REDEPLOYMENT OF COMMISSIONERS OF POLICE IN NIGERIA

POLICE SERVICE COMMISSION PRESS RELEASE REDEPLOYMENT OF COMMISSIONERS OF POLICE The Police Service Commission has approved the recommendations of the Inspector General of Police for the redeployment of thirteen (13) Commissioners of Police to various Commands nationwide The Chairman of the Commission, Sir Mike Mbama Okiro, equally admonished the newly …

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BREAKING NEWS: Controversial Rivers Police Commissioner Mbu Removed

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has announced the removal of the controversial Commissioner of Police in Rivers State, Joseph Mbu, and posted him to the Federal Capital Territory with immediate effect. The controversial cop, who had become a key figure in the political crisis in Rivers State, was slated for …

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Aston Martin recalls cars for breaking gas pedals

Aston Martin is recalling almost 18,000 cars around the world because the cars’ accelerator pedal could break off. That’s a large majority of the cars it built since 2007. The accelerator pedal arm, made by an outside supplier in China, had been produced using a material other than the one …

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The World Cup and child-sex exploitation

Human Rights groups are warning tourists to stay away from young sex workers as the World Cup draws near.. Read More: If last year’s Confederations Cup was a warm-up for the World Cup in Brazil, it was also a practice run for those working to protect children from sexual exploitation during the FIFA …

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Disappearance of wildflowers may have doomed Ice Age giants

Flower power may have meant the difference between life and death for some of the extinct giants of the Ice Age, including the mighty woolly mammoth and woolly rhinoceros. Scientists who studied DNA preserved in Arctic permafrost sediments and in the remains of such ancient animals have concluded that these …

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Buffett widens lead in $1 million hedge fund bet

Results are in for the sixth year of the competition sometimes called the $1 million bet, and Warren Buffett—once a piteous straggler in this 10-year wager on stock market performance—has opened up a sizeable lead over his opponent, New York asset manager Protégé Partners.  Buffett’s horse in the bet is …

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Protest: Declining Electricity Supply And Exploitation -NCP

The National Conscience Party (NCP) announced a protest march set for later this week, and the threat of likely legal action against organs in the electricity sector in the country. At a press conference today in the home of the founder of the party, Mr. Yunusa Tanko, the National chairman …

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Spanish cargo ship slams into jetty in SW France

A military helicopter evacuated the crew of a Spanish cargo ship that slammed into a jetty and split in two in choppy Atlantic Ocean waters off southwestern France on Wednesday. The hold of the 100-meter-long ship, the Luno, was empty when the accident occurred along the coast of the town …

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Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Galaxy S4 This Month

If you were thinking of upgrading to a Galaxy S4 this month, you might decide to pump the brakes after hearing the most recent word out of speculation city. A new report from The New York Times speculates that the announcement of Samsung’s Galaxy S5 will be held at this …

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George Zimmerman’s Fame & Fortune

Somehow, killing an unarmed teenager has led to a lucrative life for George Zimmerman. George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin. We can debate his criminal culpability, disparage (or support) his story, and argue about his choices, but nothing will change the fact that he took his gun, pulled the trigger, and …

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Stolen credentials blamed in Target breach

Stolen vendor credentials were used in the giant breach of Target’s systems late last year, the retailer said Wednesday. Since discovering the breach, “we have taken extra precautions such as limiting or updating access to some of our platforms while the investigation continues,” Target spokeswoman Molly Snyder said. The news …

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5 Ways Identity Thieves Are Targeting You

There’s plenty of advice out there about how to protect yourself from identity thieves. But you don’t often hear from the bad guys themselves about the tricks of their trade. Now Jumio, a company that allows customers to make mobile payments and verify their identities online or by phone, has …

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Busting a credit card hacker

In 2007, Ukrainian Maksym Yastremsky was the most prolific credit card hacker in the world. He’d stolen over 40 million cards from mostly U.S.-based retailers. He’d cost credit card companies over $11 million. In 2008 he was arrested in Turkey after the U.S. Secret Service infiltrated his network. Here’s how …

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