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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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PDP: APC is Nigeria’s problem

The Peoples Democratic Party has declared that the All Progressives Congress, “by its manifest retrogressive, violent and despotic proclivities, has proven to be the clog in our collective quest for national cohesion, happiness and economic prosperity as a people”.
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Chidi Odinkalu urges Nigerians to mourn victims of killings on Monday

The human rights lawyer, Chidi Anselm Odinkalu, has called on Nigerians across the world to mourn those who have been killed in recent times.

Report: Saraki, Dogara, Tambuwal, Kwankwaso set to dump APC

It has emerged that a meeting of aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was held on Wednesday where the participants weighed several options, with majority backing the idea of a mass defection from the ruling party.

Super Eagles not worried about Ebola virus ahead of DR Congo friendly

Despite reports of an Ebola Virus out-break in their country, Nigeria’s Super Eagles are fully focussed on their upcoming friendly against the Leopards.

SPDC contains leaks on Trans Ramos Pipeline

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited has confirmed four leak points on its 24” Trans Ramos Pipeline in the swamps of Western Niger Delta, said a statement by a spokesperson for the company on Friday.