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Ever Heard Of The Mistake Island?

Located off the coast of Jonesport, Mistake Island is just a 30-acre island in the state of Maine, US with coordinates – 44°28’29.2″N, 67°32’06.4″W.

This island consists of a lighthouse – Moose Peak Light, few houses, and some vegetation. Although it may seems as though the name “Mistake Island”was coined just for no reason or as a joke, the name is actually a corruption of the word “Moosabec” – a name believed to have had its origins in an Abenaki word, possibly meaning “moose head”.

Trump slams record EU fine against Google

President Donald Trump lashed out Thursday after Brussels hit US tech giant Google with a record fine, and warned he would no longer allow Europe to take “advantage” of the United States.
“I told you so! The European Union just slapped a Five Billion Dollar fine on one of our great companies, Google,” Trump tweeted in reaction to the 4.34 billion euro penalty imposed on Google for abusing the dominance of its mobile operating system.
“They truly have taken advantage of the US, but not for long!” he said.

C3 Network Symposium Announces Change of Venue

has announced that the venue for the C3 Network Symposium has been moved to Oriental Hotel, Lagos. The event holders explained the previous venue has been shut down due to facility mishap.

Read More: C3 AFRICA Networking Symposium’s “Content Is Queen” Returns

They, however, state that the order of programmes still stands.

Fayemi presents certificate of return to Buhari


Ekiti state governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday presented his certificate of return to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Fayemi, former Minister of Mines and Steel Development, was the candidate of the national ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election.
Prof. Idowu Olayinka, the Chief Returning Officer for the election and Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, said Fayemi polled 197,459 votes to emerge the winner.

Ruggedman slams police spokesperson Yomi Shogunle over #EndSARS comment


Nigerian rapper, Michael Ugochukwu Stephens, known professionally as Ruggedman Wednesday slammed the assistant commissioner of Police, Yomi Shogunle, for allegedly misrepresenting his position on police brutality and perceived illegal activities of Nigerian Police’s Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS).

Zuckerberg at center of Holocaust denial controversy

SUN VALLEY, ID – JULY 13: Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Facebook, checks his phone during the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 13, 2018 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Every July, some of the world’s most wealthy and powerful businesspeople from the media, finance, technology and political spheres converge at the Sun Valley Resort for the exclusive weeklong conference.

Spain drops international arrest warrants for Puigdemont, other Catalans

(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 7, 2018 Catalonia’s ousted leader Carles Puigdemont attends a press conference in Berlin after judges refused his extradition to Spain on a rebellion charge and ordered him freed on bail pending a ruling on a lesser corruption charge. A German court ruled on July 12, 2018 that deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont may be extradited to Spain, but only for alleged corruption and not on the more serious charge of rebellion.

FG plans to frame Atiku for herdsmen attacks, group alleges

Former Nigerian vice president Atiku Abubakar speaks at the Royal Institute of International Affairs – Catham House – in London on Wedneday, April 25, 2018. PHOTO: TWITTER/CATHAM HOUSE AFRICA

A pro-Abubakar Atiku support group has accused the Federal Government of planning to frame Former president, Atiku Abubakar for the killings by suspected herdsmen.

FBI chief reiterates: Russia meddled, whatever Putin & Trump say

(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 28, 2018 FBI Director Christopher Wray (2nd L) and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein (2nd R) leave during a break in the congressional House Judiciary Committee hearing on “Oversight of FBI and DOJ Actions Surrounding the 2016 Election,” in Washington, DC. FBI director Christopher Wray said July 18, 2018, that the US intelligence community stands by its view that Russia interfered in the 2016 US election, despite Vladimir Putin’s denial this week to President Donald Trump.

Trump says he told Putin 'we can't have meddling' in US...

US President Donald Trump (L) and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin wait ahead a meeting in Helsinki, on July 16, 2018. The US and Russian leaders opened an historic summit in Helsinki, with Donald Trump promising an “extraordinary relationship” and Vladimir Putin saying it was high time to thrash out disputes around the world.