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(FILES) A file photo taken on November 20, 2017 shows logos of US multinational technology company Google displayed on computers' screens. Google is dropping out of the bidding for a huge Pentagon cloud computing contract that could be worth up to $10 billion, saying the deal would be inconsistent with its principles. The decision by Google, confirmed to AFP in an email October 9, 2018, leaves a handful of other tech giants including Amazon in the running for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract aimed at modernizing the military's computing systems. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

Google ‘facing’ new antitrust probe from California

California has reportedly opened its own antitrust investigation into Google, Politico reports, which would mean the search giant is now facing antitrust probes from every state in the US bar one. It is not known which aspect of the company California’s attorney general is investigating, but recent scrutiny has focused on its acquisitions, and its dominance and conduct in the ad tech market and search markets.

Easter: APGA harps on togetherness to end challenges facing Nigeria

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has sent warm regards to Nigerians, urging all and sundry to bury political differences and come together in tackling the myriads of problems bedevilling the country at the moment.
The Federal Trade Commission announced Tuesday that it will begin reviewing past acquisitions made by big tech companies, including Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft.

Amazon, Google, and Facebook ordered to turn over evidence for far-reaching FTC merger review

The Federal Trade Commission announced Tuesday that it will begin reviewing past acquisitions made by big tech companies, including Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft.
Thomas Cook

Britain’s Thomas Cook travels into bankruptcy

The brutal failure of travel firm Thomas Cook was sealed as a rescue floundered, but it was also sparked by mismanagement, the internet, geopolitical unrest, and Brexit, according to analysts.
Beni Lar

Fight against poverty crucial for Nigeria’s survival – Reps membe

Member representing Langtang North/Langtang South Federal Constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives, Hon. Beni Lar, said the fight against poverty among women and youths is critical for the survival of Nigeria.
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How protectionists policies drive aviation growth – experts

Unless government puts in place policies to protect indigenous carriers, the growth of the sector will remain elusive, experts have said.

Fidelity Bank announces appointments of three new executives

Fidelity Bank Plc on Monday announced the appointments of three new Executives by the Board of Directors as part of corporate realignment aimed at repositioning for further growth.

SEC: Kemi Adeosun reassigns portfolios, names acting chief

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Friday approved the reassignment of portfolios in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen says he’s delighted to be joining Napoli and can’t wait to make his first appearance for the Club.

Victor Osimhen confirmed for Napoli pre-season training camp

Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, is set to attend Napoli’s pre-season with the Italian Serie A club’s training camp set to run from August 24 to September 4.
“Instead of allowing the terrorist regime in Tehran to acquire deadly weapons, the council should impose crippling sanctions on Iran,” Israel’s new UN Ambassador Gilad Erdan tweeted on Saturday.

Israel describes UN rejection of Iran arms embargo as ‘disgrace’

Israel on Saturday described the UN Security Council’s rejection of a United States proposal to extend the arms embargo on Iran as “a disgrace”.
The Ministers of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed are on inspection tour of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail projects.

Ministers inspect Lagos-Ibadan rail project

The Ministers of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed are on inspection tour of the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail projects.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA demolishes 134 houses in Apo Akpmajenya indigenous community

Chairman, FCT Task Force on City Sanitation, Comrade Ikharo Attah, said the exercise became pertinent to pave way for the construction of a major road network in the area.
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi issued a new warning to China over deadly border tensions on Saturday, using his most important speech of the year to promise to build a stronger military.

India warns China over border tensions

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi issued a new warning to China over deadly border tensions on Saturday, using his most important speech of the year to promise to build a stronger military.