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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.
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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.

Contractor set to testify before Kano assembly panel over alleged bribery video

The contractor behind the videos showing Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, collecting and stashing in his cloth bundles of US dollar, says he is ready to testify before the state Assembly panel investigating the matter.

Business activities resume in Kaduna metropolis

Business activities resumed on Thursday in Kaduna metropolis after the relaxation of a 24-hour curfew imposed since Sunday.

Ejike Mbaka: Muhammadu Buhari is change, but Atiku Abubakar is bureau de change

Mbaka described Atiku as bureau de change, according to him, because of the foreign currencies that allegedly exchanged hands at the National Convention of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, before the ex-VP emerged the party’s presidential candidate.

RTEAN: Apapa gridlock setback to businesses

The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) says the incessant gridlock in Apapa and its environs are a setback to businesses of not only the transport unions but also other Lagos residents.

Visionscape re-affirms commitment to innovative solutions in waste management

Visionscape Sanitation Solutions has said that the company remains resolute in its quest to provide innovative solutions across the waste management sector to bridge environmental infrastructure gaps in Lagos state and across emerging markets.

Institutions, businesses seek reprieve on Lagos-Badagry expressway

Stakeholders in the education and business sectors in Lagos have called on government to expedite action on the rehabilitation of the Lagos-Badagry expressway to alleviate the plight of commuters.

Funke Egbemode: Poverty not excuse for corruption in journalism

Funke Egbemode, president of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), has said that poverty should not be an excuse for journalists to engage in shoddy deals with politicians.
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Chy Schwimmer: Pilgrimage sites’ll boost Nigeria’s economy

President, Association of Virtuous Women in Pilgrimage and Tourism of Nigeria (AVWOPAT), Dr. Chy Schwimmer, has said that pilgrimage sites that are strategically positioned across Nigeria could boost the country’s economy.

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Respite has come the way of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as they are in the coming days to receive $500,000 (about 200 million Naira) from FIFA as a palliative for the Coronavirus Pandemic.

FIFA confirms 2022 World Cup match schedule

The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has confirmed the match schedule for the 2022 FiFA World Cup in Qatar.
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CAN: Igbo presidency will be Nigeria’s political solution

The Imo State Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev. Dr. Divine Eches Divine, has said that Igbo presidency in 2023 is incontestable, arguing that it will be Nigeria’s political solution.
MTN Nigeria Plc (MTN) has announced the trial of e-SIM services on its network based on approvals received from the Federal Government.

Nigerian government approves e-SIM trial for MTN

MTN Nigeria Plc (MTN) has announced the trial of e-SIM services on its network based on approvals received from the Federal Government.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos government opens recruitment portal for doctors, health workers

The State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said that approval was given for the Health Service Commission to employ over 760 health workers of which 400 would be doctors in line with the government’s commitment towards addressing the shortage of health workers across the state.
Real Madrid’s Welsh forward Gareth Bale reacts after missing a goal oportunity during the Spanish league football match between Athletic Club Bilbao and Real Madrid CF at the San Mames stadium in Bilbao on September 15, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENE

Dimitar Berbatov advises Gareth Bale to leave Real Madrid

Former Bulgaria striker Dimitar Berbatov believes Gareth Bale’s time with Real Madrid is up after his disrespectful behaviour during his team’s 2-0 win over Alaves in La Liga on Saturday.