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21st Century Fox agrees to sell its 39% stake in Sky

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox said Wednesday it had agreed to sell its 39 per cent stake in Sky to Comcast, giving the US cable and media giant full control of the British television giant.

21st Century Fox/Sky takeover thrown into doubt by UK regulator

Britain’s competition regulator provisionally ruled Tuesday that a planned takeover of pan-European satellite TV giant Sky by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox entertainment group was “not in the public interest”.

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.

Saudi king swears-in new ministers amid anti-corruption crackdown

Saudi King on Monday swore in the new head of the National Guard, replacing a royal removed in a major crackdown described as an anti-corruption drive in the oil-rich kingdom.

Game of Thrones boosts Sky earnings

European pay-TV giant Sky, facing a possible takeover by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox, announced Thursday a surge in subscribers on keen demand for cult US series Game of Thrones.

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NAPTIP rescues 836 victims of human trafficking in Delta

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No police action over Mo Salah driving video

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah will not be prosecuted after he was apparently filmed using a mobile phone while driving.

NPopC: 85 million children under five not registered in Africa

The National Population Commission (NPC) on Thursday in Akure said no fewer than 85 million children under the age of five were not registered at birth in Africa.

Federal lawmakers: We’ve resolved to work in unity

Contrary to widespread premonition of a likely rancour between members of the two major leading political parties in the House of Representatives — the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) — the lawmakers have noted that they have resolved to work in unity.