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Paul Allen death: Microsoft co-founder dies from cancer complications, aged 65

Paul Allen death: Microsoft co-founder dies from cancer complications, aged 65

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has died from complications during his treatment for cancer. He was 65. The American businessman, who established the technology giant with Bill Gates in 1975, had been diagnosed with a recurrence of non-Hodgkin lymphoma earlier this month. Mr Allen, whose shares in Microsoft made him one of the richest people in

Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu busted for skipping NYSC

This story was first published by Premium Times File photo: Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communication, and President Muhammadu Buhari. Facebook100TwitterEmailSMSWhatsAppMore9 ANOTHER minister serving in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet has been found to have skipped the mandatory national youth service scheme, an offence that may see him lose his position and earn him jail term. The

Perspective: What Leadership Is Not: Understanding Effective Influence

By Beth Coleman, M.Ed., and Jeffrey S. Katz, M.S. What is leadership? Some people consider it a trait. Others think of one or more behaviors. Conflicting perceptions seem limitless. One hundred random individuals may share an equal number of definitions. This confusion extends beyond members of the general population. For centuries, academics, titans of industry,

A History of Donald Trump’s Tasteless Comments about 9/11

In November 2015, he claimed, without evidence, that “thousands and thousands” of Muslims in New Jersey had celebrated the news of the attacks. President Donald Trump on Tuesday commemorated the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks by attending a ceremony in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, the site of the United 93 crash. “Today, all of America

Omobola Johnson: The Tech Guru

Omobola Olubusola Johnson was born in 1963. After completing her education in International school, Ibadan, she headed to the University of Manchester to study Electrical and Electronic Engineering before heading to Kings College, London for an MSc in Digital Electronics. Desirous of furthering her education, she proceeded to Cranfield University and was awarded a Doctorate