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Samson Itodo wins Future Awards Young Person of the Year

The `Not too Young to Rule’ sponsor Samson Itodo on Sunday emerged the winner of 2018 Future Awards Young Person of the Year 2018.

Yemi Osinbajo heads to Berlin, to address German business community on Monday

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to address a group of notable German business leaders in Berlin, Germany, on Monday

Presidency: Extension of Batch 1 N-Power scheme has no political undertone

Mr Afolabi Imoukhuede, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to President Muhammadu Buhari on Job Creation, says the extension of the Batch 1 of the N-Power scheme for 200,000 volunteers beyond the November 2018 deadline has no political undertones.
Thomson Reuters Corp

Reuters to sack 3,200 workers by 2020

Thomson Reuters Corp said on Tuesday that it will cut its workforce by 12 per cent by 2020, axing 3,200 jobs, as part of a plan to streamline the business and reduce costs.

Man in court for allegedly defrauding former lover of N5 million

For allegedly defrauding his estranged lover of N5 million on the pretext of investing it in a business, a 35-year-old estate agent, Gbeminiyi Babajide, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

UNILORIN, Korean university partner on solar energy project

University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) has opened discussions with Kyungpook National University (KNU), South Korea, on how solar power farm can be established in UNILORIN, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, the Vice-Chancellor of UNILORIN, said on Monday.
Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, actress Adesua Etomi and commedienne, Maraji are among nominees for the 2018 edition of the Future Awards (TFA).

Burna Boy, Adesua Etomi, Maraji others make 2018 Future Awards list

Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, actress Adesua Etomi and commedienne, Maraji are among nominees for the 2018 edition of the Future Awards (TFA).
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Akinwunmi Ambode: Lagos remains preferred choice for entertainment, leisure

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Thursday, said that the state would remain creative to retaining the ranking of being the preferable destination for business, leisure and entertainment in Africa.
Liverpool Peter Moore

Peter Moore: Liverpool owners ‘are in it for the long term’

Liverpool's chief executive Peter Moore has dispelled reports suggesting Fenway Sports Group is entertaining bids for the club.
(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 urges business owners to adopt innovations to accelerate businesses

The Product Marketing Manager, Google Nigeria, Tutu Laditan, on Friday urged business owners to adopt disruptive models that would help accelerate their businesses.

Livestock farmers demand soft loans from federal government, banks

A cross-section of livestock farmers in the Federal Capital Territory has appealed to the Federal Government and commercial banks to provide them with soft loans to boost their business.
Alok Nath appeared in Richard Attenborough’s film Gandhi. AFP-Getty Images

Police file rape case against Bollywood actor Alok Nath

Indian police said on Wednesday that they had registered a rape case against Bollywood actor Alok Nath, a rare development in India’s burgeoning #MeToo movement, with very few accusations under investigation by the authorities.

Federal government urged to harness energy sector potential

An energy expert, Sam Aiboni, has called for optimal harness of potential in the oil and gas sector of the economy.

2019: US expecting free, fair, credible election in Nigeria – envoy

The United States Consulate General Lagos, F. John Bray, has said that they are looking forward to a free, fair, credible, and non-violent election in Nigeria, in 2019.

Rotimi Amaechi: Federal government, General Electric never signed railway agreement

Nigeria's transportation minister Rotimi Amaechi has said the supposed federal government and General Electric railway concession agreement ended at the negotiation stage.
University of Abuja - UniAbuja

ASUU Strike: UNIABUJA business operators decry poor sales

Some business operators at the University of Abuja, (UNIABUJA) have decried the adverse effects on their businesses, the continued nationwide strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU).
Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara

Revised budget: Gov. Ahmed seeks legislative approval for N156 billion

Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara on Tuesday sought the approval of the State House of Assembly for the passage of N156 billion as 2018 revised budget estimates.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May attends a roundtable discussion with business leaders whose companies are inaugural signatories of the Race at Work Charter in central London on October 11, 2018. (Photo by HENRY NICHOLLS - POOL - AFP)

Britain’s economy picks up before expected slowdown

Britain’s economy accelerated in the third quarter as higher exports and household spending offset slumping business investment, data showed Friday as the country hopes to imminently seal a Brexit deal.

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Federal government to allocate one percent of GDP to research, development funding

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Saudi Arabia rejects US Senate resolution blaming Mohammed bin Salman for Jamal Khashoggi death

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Court begins hearing on Muhammadu Buhari’s impeachment suit today

The Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State capital will today (Monday) begin hearing of the impeachment suit filed against President Muhammadu Buhari.