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Donald Trumps blocks Broadcom takeover of Qualcom over China fears

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday blocked microchip maker Broadcom Ltd’s proposed takeover of Qualcomm Inc over fears of Chinese dominance of 5G mobile communications.

Donald Trump security team considers building US 5G network to counter Chinese spying threats

President Donald Trump’s national security team is looking at options to counter the threat of China spying on U.S. phone calls that include the government building a super-fast 5G wireless network, a senior administration official said on Sunday.

The Economist highlights key global themes to watch for this year

The World in 2018, the annual publication from The Economist, predicts that this year will be a nerve-jangling year as people across the world attempt to escape the tensions of politics and the frenzies of technology.

Sub-Saharan Africa mobile telephone subscriptions to hit 990m by 2023

Network solutions provider, Ericsson, said on Friday that that mobile telephone subscriptions in sub-Saharan Africa would increase to 990 million by 2023.

China produced 1.26bn mobile phones in eight months – report

China produced over 1.26 billion mobile phones in the first eight months of the year, including 932 million smartphones, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

Pan African Towers gets NCC approval for co-location in Nigeria

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has given approval to Pan African Towers Limited (PAT) to operate as a telecommunications co-location company in the country after a presentation to the regulatory body on it’s grand vision for mobile operators.


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#BBNaija: My sister is not bipolar – Cee-C’s sister

Controversial Big Brother Naija housemate, Cynthia Nwadiora, popularly known as Cee-C, who has been trending since the beginning of the reality show, has been defended by her elder sister, Vanessa Nwadiora.

Rodrigo Duterte: Philippines will no longer participate in any US-led wars

President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines has reiterated his country will no longer participate in any U.S.-led war as it has gained nothing from its past participation “except brutality and agony.”

Man jailed for stealing provisions valued N100, 000

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Thursday sentenced one Jamiu Shodipe to seven months imprisonment for stealing some provisions valued at N100, 000.

Catholic bishop applauds federal government over release of Dapchi schoolgirls

The Catholic Bishop of Minna Dioceses, Bishop Martins Uzuokwu, on Thursday, lauded the Federal Government for securing the release of Dapchi school girls.

President Buhari arrives in Zamfara

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Gusau, Zamfara State, in continuation of his visit to states affected by herdsmen crisis.

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NANS decries political apathy among youths

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Zone B, has said that it is the collective responsibility of eligible adults to defend the nation’s democracy.

Zimbabwe’s first ever Miss Albino gets $85 as prize payout

Zimbabwe has crowned its first-ever “Miss Albinism’’ in a beauty pageant that aims to tackle the stigma faced by people with the congenital disorder.

NTF Board approves technical plan for 2019 African Games, Tokyo 2020 qualifiers

The Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) on Tuesday in Abuja approved its Technical Plan prepared for the 2019 African Games and the 2020 Olympic Games Qualification Tournament.

12,981 journalists to cover Russian presidential election

A total of 12,981 local and foreign journalists from 2,416 media outlets will cover the Russian presidential election schedule for Sunday, the Russian Central Election Commission’s (CEC) data showed.

Dollar extends losses on Fed move, Donald Trump revives trade war fears

The dollar extended losses in Asia on Thursday after the Federal Reserve stuck to its target for interest rate hikes this year, but fresh fears of a trade war hit equity markets as Donald Trump prepared new sanctions on China.