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Crying Rooms for Japanese Female Customers

Crying Rooms for Japanese Female Customers

When it comes to conjuring ideas and services meant to woo or attract customers, Japanese entrepreneurs appear to be one step ahead of their counterparts elsewhere. From introducing a cat cafe that caters to cats owned by customers, another hotel in the country called Mitsui Garden Yotsuya Hotel, in Shinjuku, has come up with the

FUTA Names Library After Ilemobade

The authorities of the Federal University of Technology, Akure has named the institution’s library after its former Vice Chancellor Professor Albert Adeoye Ilemobade who died recently. This was revealed by Adebiyi Daramola, FUTA’s Vice-Chancellor, during a commendation service held in honour of Ilemobade at FUTA’s new auditorium on Monday July 27. Daramola said the former

Nine Die In U.S. Church Shooting

Nine persons have died in a shooting at a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, United States on Wednesday. Gregory Mullen, City Police Chief, described the attack at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church as a “hate crime.” A prayer meeting was going on in the church at the time of the shooting incident

Oscar Pistorius Due For Probation In August

Olympic athlete, Oscar Pistorius, will be released on probation on August 21 after a recommendation from South Africa’s correctional services department. The Paralympian was jailed for five years in 2014 for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Under South African law he is eligible for release under “correctional supervision” having served a sixth

Egypt Court To Retry Mubarak

Ousted Egyptian president, Hosni Mubarak, has been ordered to stand trial all over again over the killing of protesters in 2011 by an Egyptian appeals court. The former president was cleared in a retrial in November 2014 after he was initially jailed for life over the death of 800 people during the revolution. He was

Buhari Seeks Senate Approval To Appoint 15 Advisers

President Muhammadu Buhari has written a letter to the Senate seeking approval to appoint fifteen advisers. The letter was read in the Senate on Tuesday by the Senate president, David Mark. The letter is President Buhari’s first correspondence to the National Assembly since assuming office on Friday. The appointments would be the second for the

Multiple Accidents On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

A trailer loaded with goods is currently on fire at the Sapade area of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway according to eyewitnesses. Elsewhere, on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, a red car also went up in flames around the Ogudu area of Lagos at about 10.30am on Monday. Similarly, another accident occurred around the NSCE Quarry site along the

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