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  • Global smartphone shipments to reach 1.2bn this year

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    22 Sep 2014 | 3:14 am
    The number of smartphone shipments will approach 1.2bn this year, an increase of 19% from 985m in 2013, says a new report.
  • Convicted Soldiers Deserve To Die — Ex Generals

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    21 Sep 2014 | 3:35 pm
    Some retired senior military officers have backed the death sentence passed on 12 soldiers of the Nigerian Army for committing mutiny. The officers told SUNDAY PUNCH that it was necessary for the military to maintain its age-long rules on discipline. The soldiers were court martialled for a variety of offences, including firing shots at the General Officer Commanding, 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Ahmed Mohammed, in Maiduguri, Borno State. The military court, which convicted the soldiers in Abuja, found 13 out of the 18 soldiers guilty of mutiny, criminal conspiracy,…
  • 20 Leading Antibiotics Producers Discussed in New Visiongain Report Recently Published at MarketPublishers.com

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    22 Sep 2014 | 2:37 am
    LONDON – Currently, there are many opportunities in the antibiotics industry and market, especially with the development of new classes of antibacterial drug. In particular, treatments targeting clostridium difficile and MRSA infections are expected to make a difference to 2022. Patent expiries are predicted to challenge antibiotic manufacturers throughout this decade, with generic pharmaceutical sales prominent and growing. Companies are likely to use product lifecycle management to reduce declines of brands and stimulate their sales. New research report “Pharma Leader Series: Top 20…
  • More dead in Nigeria church collapse

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    22 Sep 2014 | 5:36 am
    The number of deaths in Nigeria’s church hostel collapse rises to 115, including 84 South Africans and at least 7 Nigerians, officials say. Read more here: BBC World News Headlines Last Updated 22nd September, 2014, 5:36 AM
 
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  • Convicted Soldiers Deserve To Die — Ex Generals

    21 Sep 2014 | 3:35 pm
    Some retired senior military officers have backed the death sentence passed on 12 soldiers of the Nigerian Army for committing mutiny. The officers told SUNDAY PUNCH that it was necessary for the military to maintain its age-long rules on discipline. The soldiers were court martialled for a variety of offences, including firing shots at the General Officer Commanding, 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Ahmed Mohammed, in Maiduguri, Borno State. The military court, which convicted the soldiers in Abuja, found 13 out of the 18 soldiers guilty of mutiny, criminal conspiracy,…
  • Nigeria Military Seize APC And Three Vehicles From Insurgents

    21 Sep 2014 | 3:26 pm
    The Nigerian Army on Tuesday recovered three Hilux vehicles mounted with machine and anti-aircraft guns, one Mowag Armoured Personnel Carrier and other assorted arms and ammunition from insurgents, a statement said. The statement, issued by Brig Gen. Olajide Laleye, the Director of Army Public Relations, on Wednesday, said the recovery was made when troops engaged the insurgents in a fight at Konduga, Borno. Laleye said that the terrorists attacked Konduga on Tuesday night in an attempt to regain momentum they lost in the town but were denied the opportunity by vigilant and gallant troops.
  • Lagos State Government Shifts School Resumption To Oct 8

    21 Sep 2014 | 3:14 pm
    The Lagos State Government on Sunday said primary and secondary schools in the state would no longer resume on Monday as earlier announced. Lagos said the schools would resume on Wednesday, October 8. The state joined other states in the South-West, which had postponed the resumption of schools in their states to October 8. The states had said the shift in dates would accommodate the October 1 Independence day and the Eid-el-Kabir holidays. Details later. Source:PunchNG
  • Military Fires GOC Attacked By Convicted Soldiers

    21 Sep 2014 | 3:07 pm
    Military authorities have retired the former General Officer Commanding the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Maiduguri, Maj. Gen. Abubakar Mohammed. Investigations by The PUNCH revealed this on Tuesday just as the Nigeria Labour Congress, the Trade Union Congress and human rights lawyers pleaded for the pardon of 12 soldiers who were sentenced to death by a military court on Monday. The soldiers, who had on May 14, 2014 fired shots at Mohammed, in Maiduguri, were convicted for mutiny and other offences such as insubordination . Investigations revealed that Mohammed was retired after he was…
  • Rumour of Abubakar Shekau Death Spreads

    21 Sep 2014 | 3:01 pm
    In a related development, rumour of the death of the sect’s leader, Abubakar Shekau, and some of his commanders in the battle with troops in Konduga was spreading across Borno State, as of the time of filing this report. Shekau’s reported death is contained in the account of some of the survivours of an attack of the sect on Mainok on Friday, as they said they were afraid of returning to the town “because we are told the insurgents are mad as a result of the killing of their leader, Abubakar Shekau, in Konduga.” Reports reaching Sunday Tribune in Maiduguri, the state capital,…
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  • 20 Leading Antibiotics Producers Discussed in New Visiongain Report Recently Published at MarketPublishers.com

    Research News Today
    22 Sep 2014 | 2:37 am
    LONDON – Currently, there are many opportunities in the antibiotics industry and market, especially with the development of new classes of antibacterial drug. In particular, treatments targeting clostridium difficile and MRSA infections are expected to make a difference to 2022. Patent expiries are predicted to challenge antibiotic manufacturers throughout this decade, with generic pharmaceutical sales prominent and growing. Companies are likely to use product lifecycle management to reduce declines of brands and stimulate their sales. New research report “Pharma Leader Series: Top 20…
  • China Soft Tissue Repair & Sports Medicine Sector Examined in New Report Now Available at MarketPublishers.com

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    21 Sep 2014 | 11:28 pm
    LONDON – All three segments of the orthopedic soft tissue repair and sports medicine market remained untouched by the financial crunch of 2011 and are expected to grow rapidly, supported by the aging and active population and an increased awareness of the sports medicine field. Owing to the largely untapped demand for sports medicine procedures in China, this lucrative market, which was valued at USD 154 million last year, holds a very high potential for future expansion. New report “Chinese Market for Orthopedic Soft Tissue Repair & Sports Medicine” elaborated by iData Research has…
  • FDA approves Covidien’s Cordless Ultrasonic Dissection Device with additional lengths

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    21 Sep 2014 | 10:57 pm
    Ireland-based Covidien has received 510(k) approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Sonicision Cordless Ultrasonic Dissection Device with three additional lengths, 13cm, 26cm and 48cm.   Earlier, the system secured approval for the 39cm length. The system can be used in a wide variety of general, bariatric, colorectal, gynecological and urological surgical procedures. The approval for new lengths helps surgeons to use the system in additional procedures, including pediatric colectomy, splenectomy, and appendectomy. Covidien advanced surgical president Chris Barry…
  • Boehringer, CureVac to develop next generation lung cancer immunotherapy

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    21 Sep 2014 | 10:43 pm
    Boehringer Ingelheim has entered into an exclusive global license and development agreement with CureVac to develop the latter’s new investigational therapeutic mRNA vaccine CV9202 to treat lung cancer.   As part of the €465m deal, Boehringer will start clinical investigation of CV9202 in at least two different lung cancer settings, in combination with afatinib in patients with advanced or metastatic epidermal growth factor (EGFR) mutated non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and in combination with chemo-radiation therapy in patients with unresectable stage III NSCLC. CV9202 is a…
  • Merck Serono, Sutro Biopharma ink deal for new antibody drug conjugates

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    21 Sep 2014 | 10:42 pm
    Merck Serono and Sutro Biopharma have entered into collaboration and license agreement to develop antibody drug conjugates (ADCs).   The two firms will jointly discover and develop multiple ADCs, antibodies linked to cytotoxic drugs for more targeted delivery, using Sutro’s cell-free protein synthesis platforms Xpress CF and Xpress CF+. As per the deal, Sutro will be responsible for delivering ADCs for Phase I clinical trials, while Merck Serono retains responsibility for clinical development and commercialisation of any resulting products. Merck Serono Translational Innovation…
 
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  • More dead in Nigeria church collapse

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    22 Sep 2014 | 5:36 am
    The number of deaths in Nigeria’s church hostel collapse rises to 115, including 84 South Africans and at least 7 Nigerians, officials say. Read more here: BBC World News Headlines Last Updated 22nd September, 2014, 5:36 AM
  • VIDEO: Ghani on becoming Afghan president

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    22 Sep 2014 | 5:36 am
    Ashraf Ghani has said people in Afghanistan “demonstrated a remarkable will for wanting transformation” during this election. Read more here: BBC Asia Pacific Rim Last Updated 22nd September, 2014, 5:36 AM
  • Celebrity hair: blonde vs brunette (Telegraph)

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    22 Sep 2014 | 5:36 am
    Share With Friends: | | Life Style – Fashion News, RSS and RSS Feed via Feedzilla. Read more here: Fashion News Last Updated 22nd September, 2014, 5:36 AM
  • Access restored to US court records

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    22 Sep 2014 | 5:36 am
    Court records from landmark US legal battles look set to be restored to a publicly accessible store of documents. Read more here: BBC Technology Update Last Updated 22nd September, 2014, 5:36 AM
  • AUDIO: When Temple of Mithras was unearthed

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    22 Sep 2014 | 5:16 am
    A project is under way calling for people with memories of the excavation if the Temple of Mithras to come forward to tell their stories and share their pictures of the event. Read more here: BBC Science News Last Updated 22nd September, 2014, 5:16 AM
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