Story Written By: by David O Royal

WhatsApp has announced it will soon stop working on millions of phones around the world as they reach the end of their supported lifespan.

That means users on a variety of older handsets could end up losing access to the messaging app.
Facebook-owned WhatsApp has confirmed via its support page that it will stop supporting these devices on December 31, 2019.
The company says that any phone running the Windows Mobile operating system will not be supported after this date.
However, that’s not all. Any iPhone running software older than iOS 7 will no longer be supported and neither will any Android device with version … >>> Read Full Story



Story Written By: John Owen Nwachukwu

Northern youths, on the aegis of the Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, AYCF, has reacted to alleged humiliation of Northerners in Lagos by task force.
The AYCF in a statement signed and made available to DAILY POST on Monday by Alhaji Yerima Shettima, its National President, claimed that Northerners who are in the Southwest State to earn their living were being attacked and humiliated by the State’s taskforce.

DAILY POST reported earlier that there was pandemonium at Oshodi area of Lagos State as commercial motorcyclists known as Okada riders attacked officials of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) on Thursday.
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Chemicals used for Hair straightening linked with breast cancer. Image for illustration only

Scientists working to pin down all the risk factors associated with breast cancer have linked chemical hair straighteners, which permanently or semipermanently “relax” the hair.
The result of the new study, was published in the International Journal of Cancer.
Over the years, a number of studies have hinted at hair products’ potential role in cancer. As the study authors explain, “Hair products contain more than 5,000 chemicals, including some with mutagenic and endocrine‐disrupting properties.”
Older studies have shown that certain chemicals in hair dye can induce tumours in the mammary glands of … >>> Read Full Story



Muhammadu Buhari

By Alex Enumah
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, in far away Rwanda, identified corruption and internal conflicts within the African region as the major challenges that should be tackled in a bid to actualize the 60-year dream of a regionally integrated Africa.
Speaking at Africa’s Presidential roundtable tagged “The next sixty years in Africa: Looking for Wins” held at Intare Conference Arena, in
the Rwandan city of Kagali, President Buhari said knowledge economy, artificial intelligence and delivery of ideas as well as serene policy environment have been identified as answers to Africa’s quest for development.

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Story Written By: by Temisan Amoye

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has unanimously agreed to ban Russia from major international sporting competitions for four years over doping non-compliance.

WADA’s compliance review committee (CRC) had suggested several sanctions because of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency’s (RUSADA) failure to cooperate fully during probes into Russian sport.
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WADA’s executive committee decided to uphold the recommendations at a meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland on Monday.
RUSADA now has 21 days to accept the decision or send the matter to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
If upheld, the decision means Russia will … >>> Read Full Story



Story Written By: Ifreke Inyang

Everton have approached former Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, about replacing Marco Silva, according to Sky Sports.
An informal meeting was held in London and it is thought that Emery wants more time to think about his next move, following his sack at the Emirates.

The Spaniard wants to continue improving his English as he sees England, as well as Spain and Italy, as viable options for his next job.
Everton are also believed to be keen on Shanghai SIPG boss, Vitor Pereira.
Chairman Bill Kenwright and majority shareholder Farhad Moshiri have drawn up a four-man shortlist, which includes Napoli manager Carlo Ancelotti.

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Thomas Bach IOC President

Russia’s national team will be missing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after the World Anti-Doping Agency(WADA) handed down a four year ban over doping.
Russia will also not be able to attend the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and other major sporting events during the period.
WADA accused Moscow of falsifying data from its anti-doping laboratory.
However, Russian sportsmen and women would be allowed to compete at the two Olympics only if they can demonstrate that they were not part of what WADA believes was a state-sponsored system of doping.
A spokesperson for WADA, whose executive committee is meeting in Lausanne, said: … >>> Read Full Story