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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth is an excellent game and an important evolution for the franchise. It mashes together a traditional RPG with a large open world, managing to feel both modern and like it’s sticking to its 32-bit roots. What it is not, however, is a good place to get started with the multipart story that is Final Fantasy VII — despite what its creators might say.Prior to Rebirth’s launch, creative director and zipper aficionado Tetsuya Nomura talked about how the game was designed in part to be welcoming to newcomers (always a commendable goal). “In fact,” he said in…

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Connections is the latest New York Times word game that’s captured the public’s attention. The game is all about finding the “common threads between words.” And just like Wordle, Connections resets after midnight and each new set of words gets trickier and trickier—so we’ve served up some hints and tips to get you over the hurdle.If you just want to be told today’s puzzle, you can jump to the end of this article for March 1’s Connections solution. But if you’d rather solve it yourself, keep reading for some clues, tips, and strategies to assist you.What is Connections?The NYT’s latest…

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The Minister of Works, David Umahi, and the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Housing, Aminu Tambuwal (PDP-Sokoto), on Thursday, inspected the newly constructed BUA Cement plant in Sokoto State. Mr Umahi, who was in Sokoto to inspect the reconstruction of a 372 km dual road from Sokoto to Zaria in Kaduna State, urged BUA cement’s management to reduce the price of cement in the market. He emphasised the government’s commitment to stabilizing the Naira’s value and assured the public that efforts were underway to address the rising costs of commodities. The minister disclosed that President Bola Tinubu was deeply…

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  Fauzziyah Oyebode. Shot by Ahmad Adedimeji Amobi OSOGBO – From afar, the yellow and black uniform of Fauzziyah Oyebode is visible. It’s about 3 p.m. and the scorching sun exposes the speckles of sweat beneath her face cap. She raises her hands and uses one to stop the cars revving towards the Aregbe lane and signals to the cars in the other lane revving towards Ataoja to pass through. Immediately cars ease off in a lane, she hurries to the other to pass the cars through. She stands there in the middle of the road as cars zoom past…

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Late Chief MKO Abiola. So, Abiola had an ad with the kicker, “Endless Power Interruptions,” followed by the rider, ‘All Nigeria needs is one transformer!’ In between, you have the semiotic message of a lit lantern in the midst of darkness, “depicting poor power supply or the failure of… government to guarantee steady and regular power…to Nigerian homes.” One of the captivating political campaign lines of MKO Abiola has been immortalised in a seminal work by Professor Tunde Ope-Davies (Tunde Opeibi) of the University of Lagos. Titled “Discourse, Politics and the 1993 Presidential Election Campaign in Nigeria,” the book documents…

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First off, the Google Search box on Chrome will now display suggested queries based on your previous searches before you’ve started typing. In Google’s example, a user who had previously searched for the Korean noodle dish japchae would see images of similar Korean dishes beside the search box under the heading “People also search for.” Some of the search suggestions will also include images. The Verge tested the updated Chrome search suggestions feature. Typing in “pesto sandwich recipe” popped up a list of similar search queries by others, such as “What sandwich does pesto go well with?” as well as…

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The Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) on Thursday confirmed that the crypto exchange platform, Binance, is being investigated by Nigerian authorities. In its first official confirmation of the clampdown efforts on the activities of Binance and other crypto platforms, a top official of the ONSA confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES that the security adviser’s office is coordinating an interagency investigation into the operations of Binance. “I am confirming that the office of the national security adviser, as part of ongoing operations in the foreign exchange market with the CBN and other law enforcement and security agencies, is coordinating an…

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Like drunken sailors in charge of a sinking ship, the ruling class in Nigeria have made no commitments to cutting down on the cost of governance, containment of waste, eradication of corruption and undertaking the hard work of getting Nigeria’s economy to become productive and export competitive. Under their watch, the giant of Africa has been reduced to a beggarly Lilliput of a country that is now surviving on aid and loans. As the ship of the Nigerian state seems rudderless, unsure of anchorage and lost at sea, its political leaders appear clueless, unconcerned, unperturbed, aloof and bereft of ideas…

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