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Anti-Brexit Protest in London

Thousands march in London for second Brexit vote

Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in London on Saturday calling for a second vote on Britain’s departure from the European Union.

Accident kills seven family members in Enugu

The Police have confirmed the death of eight persons, seven of which are of the same family, on Sunday died in a road accident.

Five die in Niger road accident

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Sunday confirmed the killing of five people in a road accident in Lambata Kwakuti Road in Gurara local government area of Niger state.

Toyota suspends self-driving car tests after Uber death

Japanese automaker Toyota said Thursday it was suspending tests of its self-driving cars so staff could “emotionally process” after an autonomous Uber car killed a pedestrian in an accident.

Police arrest four suspected armed robbers in Kano

The Police in Kano have arrested a dismissed police Sgt and three other persons for allegedly robbing the Guest House of the Deputy Governor of Jigawa.

BMW posts record net profit of 8.7 bn euros for 2017

German luxury carmaker BMW said Thursday its 2017 net profit soared 26 percent to a record 8.7 billion euros ($10.7 billion), driven by strong demand for electrified vehicles and a tax bump from the United States.

Germany allows cities to ban diesel-run cars

The accelerating demise of diesel, long used by carmakers to boost fuel-efficiency, is undermining their plans to meet looming European Union CO2 goals and avoid big annual fines.

BMW to recall 11,700 cars after installing wrong engine software

German car maker BMW said on Friday it would recall 11,700 cars to fix their engine management software after it discovered that the wrong programming had been installed on its luxury 5- and 7-Series models.

German car makers under fire for tests on humans, monkeys

German car makers came under fire Monday following revelations they helped finance experiments that saw humans and monkeys exposed to diesel fumes that have been linked to asthma, lung diseases and heart attacks.

Volkswagen investigates ‘diesel fume tests on monkeys’

Volkswagen has ordered an immediate inquiry into allegations German carmakers ordered scientific tests in which monkeys and humans were exposed to diesel fumes.

Belgium hands Paris attacks suspect Mohamed Bakkali over to France

Belgium on Friday handed Mohamed Bakkali, a key suspect in the deadly 2015 attacks in Paris, over to French authorities, the federal prosecutor’s office in Brussels said.

How money recovered from Justice Sylvester Ngwuta reduced – witness

The sixth prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of Supreme Court judge, Sylvester Ngwuta, on Thursday attributed a N12,000 shortfall in money tendered as evidence in court to human error.

Court orders counting of N4 million tendered as exhibit in Justice Ngwuta’s trial

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday ordered that the N4 million tendered as evidence in the ongoing trial of Supreme Court Judge, Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, be counted before it is admitted as evidence.

Automotive council to develop electric car policy

Despite Nigeria’s inability to produce fuel-powered cars to meet the needs of its domestic market and the shortfall in the country’s electricity supply, the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC) has indicated that it is strategising and developing an electric car policy to prepare the nation for the production and use of electric vehicles.

Pastor, Imam win Intercultural Innovation Award at UN

Two distinguished Nigerian clerics, Pastor James Wuye and Imam Muhammad Ashafa, have won the 2017 Intercultural Innovation Award, an international award held at the UN headquarters.

Honda recalls 800,000 minivans

Honda is recalling about 800,000 of its Odyssey minivans in the United States over faulty parts blamed for 46 minor injuries, the company said, just a month after settling a huge lawsuit on other defects.

Volkswagen denies price fixing by German car-makers

Volkswagen’s Chief Executive Matthias Mueller said on Wednesday that German car-makers being investigated over possible collusion in price fixing did not engage in such act or an illegal cartel.

Honda to start mass recall in China over Takata airbags

Honda will recall more than 245,000 vehicles in China over concerns about airbags made by troubled Japanese giant Takata, Chinese authorities said Sunday, dealing another blow to Takata's largest client.

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Asia markets rally as China’s yuan defies Donald Trump dollar warning

Asian markets advanced Friday, with Shanghai gaining two percent as China's weak yuan currency defied US President Donald Trump's criticism of a strong dollar and Fed rate hikes.
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Chelsea contact Juventus over Gonzalo Higuain transfer

After Juve completed the £105m signing of Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid last week, the Serie A club need to sell some players due to UEFA's FFP rules.

Women Arise: Criminalise vote-buying to prevent recurrence in Osun election

An NGO, Women Arise for Change Initiative, says the act of vote-buying should be criminalised as it could rob Nigerians of genuine and quality representation in government.
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Ibrahim Alhassan: I want to help CD Nacional win trophies

Nigeria midfielder, Ibrahim Alhassan, says that he is looking forward to having a successful time with his new Portuguese club, CD Nacional.

SGF: President Buhari engages critical stakeholders for solutions to nation’s challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night met with members of Parliamentary Support Group as part of efforts to build synergy, consensus on national issues to find solutions to socio-economic and security challenges facing the country.