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Nnamdi Kanu: We’ll disgrace, arrest President Buhari in Japan

Daring President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu said members of the group in the Republic of Japan had received orders from him to disgrace and arrest the President when he arrived the Asian country on Sunday.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Ibraheem El-Zakzaky rejects treatment in Indian hospital, returns home

Leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, left India for Nigeria, yesterday, three days after embarking on a medical trip to the Asian country.

Asian stocks fall as global recession fears deepen

Asian stocks stumbled and oil prices extended a punishing sell-off on Thursday as investors feared an historic drop in long-term U.S. bond yields could portend a recession globally.
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Russian carriers and Qualcomm build Europe’s first 5G mmWave network

Until now, European and Asian mobile carriers have focused most of their 5G network development resources on so-called sub-6GHz radio frequencies — ones similar to what’s been used by 4G networks.
Shiite leader Ibrahim El-Zakzaky has alleged that the condition at the Medanta Hospital in India, where he was taken on Tuesday is worse than that of Nigeria and the prison.

IMN: Nigerian, American agents frustrating Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s treatment in India

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) of Shiites in the country has accused the federal government of frustrating the medical treatment of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, their leader, in India.
Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen arrives at the ASEM leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium October 18, 2018. REUTERS-Piroschka van de Wouw

Cambodia cuts public holidays to 22 days

Cambodia’s nearly full month of public holidays will be cut to 22 days next year, with International Human Rights Day, a Buddhist festival and four others set to be axed, local media reported on Wednesday.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan. REUTERS-Aly Song-Pool

Pakistan warns of possible war with India

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has asked the world community to take notice of Indian moves to change the status of the disputed Kashmir region, and warned that Islamabad and New Delhi could go to war if India repeats a military strike inside his country.

Oil price falls below $60 budget benchmark

The international oil benchmark, Brent crude, extended its decline on Monday, trading below Nigeria’s $60 per barrel budget benchmark.
Hong Kong protesters seize roads in defiance of China warnings

Hong Kong rallies turned into clashes for third consecutive day

Tear gas was fired across Hong Kong on Monday as one by one peaceful rallies in seven city districts turned into clashes between police and protester.
A man walks in front of an electronic stock indicator displaying the share price of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on August 5, 2019. – Tokyo stocks closed sharply lower on August 5, weighed down by a strong yen and tracking losses on Wall Street amid US-China trade woes. (Photo by Kazuhiro NOGI / AFP)

Tokyo stocks close sharply lower on strong yen

Tokyo stocks closed sharply lower on Monday, weighed down by a strong yen and tracking losses on Wall Street amid US-China trade woes.

Barcelona aim to accelerate Philippe Coutinho exit

After constant rumours all summer, Barcelona have apparently decided to cut their losses on record signing Philippe Coutinho.
A pedestrian walks past a stock indicator board for the Tokyo Stock Exchange being displayed in a window of a securities company in Tokyo on October 1, 2018. - Japanese shares powered to a new 27-year high on October 1 after the US and Canada clinched a long-awaited trade deal, but other Asian equity markets struggled in subdued holiday trading. (Photo by Martin BUREAU / AFP)

Asian stocks drop after Donald Trump announces China tariff hike

Asian stocks fell sharply Friday morning following U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement that he will hike tariffs on some 300 billion dollars’ worth of Chinese goods to 10 per cent starting on September 1.

Ohanaeze: Why we shunned peace meeting

Ohanaeze Ndigbo said it shunned the Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar roundtable on insecurity because the group and other socio-cultural organisations like PANDEF, Afenifere and Middle Belt Forum, were lumped together with Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) and killer herdsmen.
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Herve Renard named Saudi Arabia coach

Saudi Arabia have appointed former Morocco boss Herve Renard as head coach.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun: Living in fear in a country kills the economy

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, weekend, said that when citizens begin to live in fear in their country or state, it will have adverse effect on the economy of the country.
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China exports gasoline to Mexico, Nigeria amid overflowing output

China will ramp up gasoline exports in July and August to near record levels with cargoes moving to Mexico and Nigeria as refiners seek outlets for their fuel amid a wave of new production and slowing domestic demand.
Pep Guardiola says Manchester City's players should not return to pre-season training until they are totally ready due to the crazy scheduling of modern football.

Pep Guardiola: ‘Crazy’ scheduling is going to kill our players

Pep Guardiola says Manchester City's players should not return to pre-season training until they are totally ready due to the "crazy scheduling of modern football.

Federal government urged to boost Naira-Yuan currency swap deal

The President of the Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON), Aminu Gwadabe, has urged the Federal Government to capitalise on the emerging global trends to strengthen the Naira-Chinese Yuan swap deal with a view to boosting derivatives market.

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria, US partnership will continue to produce desirable results

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday said that the partnership between Nigeria and the US was one that would continue to produce mutually desirable results for both countries.
Police in Hong Kong have used tear gas for the first time in about 10 days to try to break up fresh anti-government protests.

Police fire tear gas in new Hong Kong protests

Police in Hong Kong have used tear gas for the first time in about 10 days to try to break up fresh anti-government protests.
The Cameroon Football Federation (Fecafoot) has taken the step to halt the Professional Football League of Cameroon (LFPC) effective immediately due to the "serious and repeated violation of its obligations, as stipulated in Article 14 paragraph 1a of the Statutes Fecafoot, and Article 2 of its own Statutes ".

Cameroon federation suspends professional football league

The Cameroon Football Federation (Fecafoot) has taken the step to halt the Professional Football League of Cameroon (LFPC) effective immediately due to the "serious and repeated violation of its obligations, as stipulated in Article 14 paragraph 1a of the Statutes Fecafoot, and Article 2 of its own Statutes ".

Conservationists: Nigeria down to 300 elephants

Nigerian conservationists have estimated that only about 300 elephants are living in the wild across Nigeria.
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Lobi Stars’ Dare Ojo close to Akwa United move

Lobi Stars midfielder Dare Ojo is set for a big move to Akwa United ahead of the commencement of the 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.