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Manchester United retain top spot in Deloitte ‘Money League’

Manchester United narrowly pipped Real Madrid to remain the top revenue-generating club in the world as Premier League sides underlined their growing financial clout, Deloitte's "Money League" report said Tuesday.

Facebook to open digital training hubs in Europe

Facebook said on Monday it would open three new centres in Europe to train people in digital skills.

Pope to visit Peru region hard hit by floods

Pope Francis was set Saturday to hold a huge outdoor mass in a coastal region of Peru struggling to rebuild in the wake of devastating floods last year.

Pope Francis arrives Peru for four-day visit

Pope Francis arrived Thursday in Peru on the final leg of his South American trip, where he will meet indigenous people and hear firsthand how the country’s gold rush is destroying large areas of their Amazon homeland.

New security flaw could affect millions of laptops – experts

The recent discovery of the “Spectre” and “Meltdown” vulnerabilities in computer chips made by Intel, AMD and ARM, have sent big names in the sector — including Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla — rushing out updates and patches to eliminate the flaw.

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos confirmed as world’s richest man

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has been confirmed the world’s richest man, not just at present, but of all time.

Explosive book on Donald Trump goes on sale

The first copies of a controversial new book that portrays US President Donald Trump as uninformed and unfit for office hit the shelves on Friday.

Asian markets clumb again, dollar faces further weakness

Asian equities continued their positive start to the year on Wednesday following more record closes on Wall Street, but the dollar faced further selling pressure.

Nine killed, 14 injured in Brazil prison riot

Nine inmates were killed, 14 were injured, and dozens escaped in a prison riot on Monday, national news media reported, in the latest example of Brazil’s continuing difficulties maintaining control over its notoriously violent penal system.

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.

Donald Trump wants US Postal Service to charge Amazon ‘much more’

President Donald Trump called on the U.S. Postal Service on Friday to charge “much more” to ship packages for Amazon, picking another fight with an online retail giant he has criticized in the past.

France wants Amazon fined for abusing dominant position

The French government has filed a complaint with the Paris Commerce Court against e-commerce company Amazon for abusing its dominant position with some suppliers, newspaper Le Parsien said on Monday.

Donald Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

US President Donald Trump directed NASA on Monday to send Americans to the Moon for the first time since 1972, in order to prepare for future trips to Mars.

Big Media scrambles to meet challenge from Big Tech

America’s media giants have seen this movie before: Big Tech enters an industry with piles of cash and new ways of doing business, devastating the competition.

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From ‘Sai Baba to ‘Slay’ Baba: Can President Buhari get his groove back?

The chant across the country was simply: ‘Sai Baba’. Except, perhaps, for the Late Chief MKO Abiola in the annulled 1993 presidential election, no presidential candidate in the country’s political history had garnered so much extensive approval.

Thierry Henry did not advise on Arsenal departure – Alexis Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez has confirmed that Thierry Henry did not advise him to leave Arsenal and join Manchester United.

2019: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar visits Governor Fayose in Ado-Ekiti

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is just being received by Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State at the Akure Airport in Akure, Ondo State, for a visit.

CHAN: Super Eagles happy to pass big character test, talk up improvements

Coaches of the home-based Super Eagles have said the team passed a big test of character by coming from behind to beat Equatorial Guinea and also believe the team have continued to improve.

EU inaugurates €143m intervention fund in Borno

The European Union has inaugurated a €143m intervention fund in Borno, as part of the effort to address the humanitarian crisis in the Northeast, an official said on Wednesday.

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Nigeria needs true change – Bishop Oyedepo

The Chancellor of Covenant University, Ota in Ogun State, Dr David Oyedepo, has advocated for a true change in the level of attention government is paying to the education sector if the nation must attain true development.

House of Reps urges NEMA to supply relief materials to IDP camps in Benue

The House of Representatives on Wednesday, urged the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, to provide relief materials to the IDP camps in Awe, Azara, Keana and Rukubi in all Awe/Domain/Keana federal constituency of Nasarawa state.

Palestinian killed in fire exchange with Israeli army

A young Palestinian man has been killed in an exchange of fire with the Israeli army near the occupied West Bank town of Jenin.

VAIDS: Federal govt targets 15 percent tax GDP contribution – Senator Udoma

Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, Minister of Budget and National Planning, says the Federal Government is targeting 15 per cent tax contribution ratio of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) through improved tax collection strategies.

ERA/FoEN asks federal govt to implement provisions of tobacco act

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has called on the federal government to take bold steps in implementing the provisions of the 2015 National Tobacco Control (NTC) act.