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Toshiba signs $18bn deal to sell chip unit to Bain Capital

Toshiba said on Thursday it had formally signed a deal to sell its memory chip business to a group led by US investor Bain Capital for around $18 billion.

How we blocked creditor banks from taking over 9Mobile – NCC

“The NCC is assuring the investors that our doors are open and that we will do whatever we can within the regulatory mandate assigned to us to ensure that their investment is safe and secure,” he said.

With 170m people, Nigeria is a preferred investment destination in Africa

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Trump Twitter tirades deepen Asia alarm over conflict risk

Donald Trump may have stumbled into dangerous new territory with tweets that North Korea interpreted as a declaration of war, alarming a region used to living on the edge but now seriously considering the possibility of conflict.

US rejects North Korea war allegations as ‘absurd’

The US has dismissed North Korea's accusation that President Donald Trump has declared war against the country, calling it "absurd".

Japan angry over South Korea’s ‘comfort women’ monument plan

The Japanese government on Tuesday expressed concern over South Korea’s plan to install a monument on the grounds of a national cemetery for “comfort women,” who were forced to work in Japanese wartime military brothels before and during World War II.

Bolder steps and stronger networks

As the Telecom industry summons the tribe of telecommunications experts, organizations, ICT gurus, regulators, investors and governments to the city of Busan in South Korea expectations are high for conquering new frontiers.

North Korea vows to shoot down US bombers

North Korea’s foreign minister said on Monday that President Donald Trump had declared war and that the country reserves the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down U.S. bombers even if they are not in its air space.

South Korea wants peaceful resolution of nuclear crisis

South Korean President, Moon Jae-in, on Monday reiterated a need for peaceful resolution to the Korean Peninsula’s nuclear issue amid rising geopolitical risks in the region.

Trump issues more threats against North Korea

United States President, President Donald Trump, has responded to insults from North Korea’s foreign minister with more threats.

Mass rally in Pyongyang after war of words at UN

Up to 100,000 North Koreans have rallied in support for Kim Jong-un, after escalating tensions between US President Donald Trump and the North Korean leader.

Earthquake detected in North Korea – China

China's earthquake administration said on Saturday it had detected a magnitude 3.4 earthquake in North Korea that was a "suspected explosion".

North Korea triggers 2018 Winter Olympics security scare

Austria and Germany joined France on Friday in raising the spectre of staying away from the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea amid security fears over nuclear-armed North Korea.

Trump will pay dearly for his threat to destroy North Korea – Kim Jong-Un

United States President Donald Trump is “mentally deranged” and will “pay dearly” for his threat to destroy North Korea, Kim Jong-Un, said on Friday, as his foreign minister hinted the regime may explode a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean.

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Nigeria lowers 2017 economic growth forecast – report

Nigeria has revised down its forecast for 2017 economic growth to 1.5 per cent from 2.19 per cent, according to a document reportedly seen by Reuters on Thursday.

Restructuring can’t be done by executive order – Reps Speaker Yakubu Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has cautioned that Nigeria cannot be restructured by an executive order.

Ford assembly plant unveiled in Lagos, to produce 20,000 vehicles yearly

Coscharis Group has unveiled its Ford assembly plant in Lekki area of Lagos. It has the capacity to produce 10,000 to 20,000 cars yearly.

President Buhari’s govt good at lies, propaganda – Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has alleged that the Federal Government under President Muhammadu Buhari is characterised by lies and propaganda.

Nigeria, Turkey plan joint move against terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, agreed during talks yesterday in Ankara to strengthen cooperation between the security agencies of both countries to tackle terrorism.

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Ohanaeze Youths Council rejects restructuring, asks President Buhari to dialogue with IPOB

The Ohanaeze Youths Council, OYC, Tuesday, rejected the call for the restructuring of Nigeria.

Rafael Nadal battles into Shanghai semi-finals

Rafael Nadal will play Marin Cilic in the semi-finals of the Shanghai Masters on Saturday after the world number one was forced to fight past Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-7 (4/7), 6-3.

EFCC lacked evidence to arraign us in court – Ekiti officials

The Ekiti State Commissioner for Finance, Toyin Ojo, and the Accountant General, Yemisi Owolabi, were on Thursday welcomed to Ekiti at a reception organised by the state government in Ado-Ekiti after their release from detention by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Angola’s João Lourenço pledges to create more jobs

Angolan President João Lourenço Monday said his government’s actions would be based on solving people’s problems and the diversification of the economy.

Nigeria Medical Association demands explanation on private practice ban

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has called on the Federal Government to clearly define its moves to ban medical doctors in public service from private practice.