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Toshiba shares drop as battle over $18bn chip unit sale looms

Toshiba shares fell Thursday as it faced a court battle over the $18 billion sale of its prized memory chip business, a deal seen as crucial to the Japanese industrial conglomerate’s survival.

Toshiba to sell chip unit to Bain Capital for $18bn

Toshiba said Wednesday it would sell its memory chip business to a group led by US investor Bain Capital, in a deal worth around $18 billion and seen as crucial to keeping the Japanese conglomerate afloat.

Trump pushes UN reform as world leaders gather for crisis talks

US President Donald Trump makes his debut at the United Nations on Monday, with an address on UN reform as a week of intense diplomacy kicks off, dominated by worries about North Korea, Iran and Myanmar.

Kuwait gives North Korea envoy a month to leave

US ally Kuwait has given North Korea's ambassador a month to leave the Gulf state and will downgrade its diplomatic representation with Pyongyang, a senior Kuwaiti diplomat told AFP Sunday.

Moon, Trump vow stronger pressure against North Korea

US President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart have pledged "stronger pressure" on Pyongyang, Seoul said Sunday, after North Korea defied tough new sanctions with a missile test and said it wanted to match American nuclear strength.

UN Security Council to meet after North Korea fires another missile over

North Korea fired a second missile over Japan far out into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, deepening tension after Pyongyang’s recent test of its sixth and most powerful nuclear bomb.

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan

North Korea fired an unidentified ballistic missile early on Friday from the capital Pyongyang that flew over northern Japan.

Tottenham Wembley curse dead – Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino says Tottenham's 3-1 Champions League victory over has finally killed off their Wembley curse.

North Korea threatens to ‘sink’ Japan, reduce US to ‘ashes and darkness’

A North Korean state agency threatened, on Thursday, to use nuclear weapons to “sink” Japan and reduce the United States to “ashes and darkness” for supporting a UN Security Council resolution and sanctions over its latest nuclear test.

No nuclear weapons needed in South Korea – Moon

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has dismissed the possibility of deploying nuclear weapons in his country, warning it could “lead to a nuclear arms race in northeast Asia.”

Egypt cuts military ties with North Korea

Egypt's defense minister, on a visit to Seoul, announced that his country has cut military ties with North Korea, according to a report by South Korea's Yonhap news agency.

UN unanimously backs new sanctions on North Korea

The North Korea on Monday unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea, slapping a ban on textile exports and restricting shipments of oil products to punish Pyongyang for its sixth and largest nuclear test.

Wood’s debut winner piles pressure on De Boer

Chris Wood's dream debut for Burnley pushed Frank De Boer to the brink of the sack as Crystal Palace crashed to a 1-0 defeat at Turf Moor on Sunday.

North Korea crisis can be solved with ‘common sense’ – Putin

Vladimir Putin has said he believes world leaders can use "common sense" and ease tensions over North Korea through diplomatic means.

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Hurricane Maria drags Puerto Rico into darkness

After days of devastation by hurricane Maria, Island of Puerto Rico with a population of 3.5 million people has been put into total darkness.

Nigeria contributes 6 percent to world illiteracy burden – Commission

With over 62 million Nigerians unable to read nor write, Nigeria is said to be contributing about 6 per cent of the over 1 billion persons around the world who can neither read nor write.

Conte insists Luiz must play against Atletico despite broken wrist

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is pinning his hopes on David Luiz playing against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League next week even though the defender has a broken wrist.

Nigeria remains Indonesia’s largest trading partner – envoy

Indonesia’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Harry Purwanto, on Wednesday, said Nigeria remained Indonesia’s largest trade partner in spite of fall in trade volume between the two countries.

Gombe govt, traditional and religious leaders vow to maintain peace

Gombe State Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo is assuring all residents of the state, that they’re safe, and can go about their daily businesses.

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Gov. Ahmed appoints new Head of Service

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has approved the appointment of Mrs Susan Modupe Oluwole as the new Head of Service (HoS) in the State public service.

Dangote, GBCHealth forge African health coalition

Dangote Foundation and GBCHealth have joined forces to forge a new model of partnership, African Business Coalition on Health (GBCHealth) in Africa.

German govt to train 10,000 youths in Ogun, Plateau

The German government says it has concluded plans to train 10,000 Nigerian youths in Ogun and Plateau states between September and June 2018 to enable them acquire vocational skills.

Policeman allegedly shoots man dead, injures one in Delta

A trigger happy policeman on Sunday, September 17 shot dead a man simply identified as Mike and injured one Onome Eko popularly known as Chairman at a child’s dedication reception which held at number 15, Ejewor Street by Polokor Market area in Okumagba Layout, Warri Delta State..

We’ve cut IPOB down to size – FG

The Federal Government says the secessionist group, Indigenous People of Biafra, has been cut down to size, adding that with its proscription by the South-East governors, the group is already running out of oxygen.