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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 brings ‘Google Station’, faster Wi-Fi to Abuja

Google Station, a platform for providing free, high-speed Wi-Fi hotspots in public places, was launched in Abuja on Thursday.

CPC: Healthy competition grows businesses

Mr Babatunde Irukera, the Director-General, Consumer Protection Council (CPC), said a good competition regime would aid the growth of businesses in the country.

Canada desperately looking to fill 430,000 vacant jobs

A business group warned on Tuesday that a labor shortage in Canada is deepening, with more than 430,000 jobs at small and medium-sized firms remaining unfilled for at least four months.

2019: ANN presidential candidate unveils running mate

The Presidential Candidate of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), Mr. Fela Durotoye, has named Mrs. Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya, as his running mate for the 2019 poll.
Some of Nigeria’s notable monarchs on Tuesday visited Prince Charles in Abuja, who arrived in Nigeria on the third leg of his West African tour. 2

Prince Charles, monarchs discuss insecurity, girl-child education

The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, met with some traditional leaders to discuss, among other issues, peace and security, and educating the girl-child.

Court discharges, acquits 16 Chinese, 10 locals over alleged illegal mining

A Federal High Court in Jos on Tuesday discharged and acquitted 26 persons charged with illegal mining at Zurak in Wase Local Government Area of Plateau.

Armed robber loses manhood during shoot-out with police

“The accused are a flight risk. They do not have permanent addresses. They sometimes reside in neighbouring countries like South Africa hence if granted bail they will be difficult to locate,” said Mutizirwa.

Group berates Atiku Abubakar over Dubai meeting

The New Agenda for Positive Change, a civil society organisation, has berated the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for reportedly holding a strategy session with over 400 members of his team in Dubai, UAE.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI 2

Muhammadu Buhari: We’re winning battle against insecurity, corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration took up the battle against terrorism and corruption to create an enabling environment for businesses to thrive.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI 2

Muhammadu Buhari: We’ll sustain delivery of quality infrastructure to boost investments, businesses

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will sustain the delivery of quality infrastructure across the country for investments and businesses to thrive.

Nine Nigerian-owned shops burnt in South Africa

As Xenophobia on Sunday reared its ugly head again in South Africa, Nigerians lost more than nine shops to arsonists in Hillbrow, central Johannesburg.
Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2)

Flights, businesses resume at MMA2

Flight operations and businesses on Friday resumed at the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2 (MMA2), Lagos following the suspension by aviation unions of the industrial action against the terminal owners.

APC: Ayodele Fayose not wanted in our party

The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC), has advised outgoing Governor Ayo Fayose to look elsewhere for political sanctuary, should he jump out of the PDP.

APC primary: Lagos civil servants back Akinwunmi Ambode

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s bid to seek reelection under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has received a boost as the Lagos State Civil Servants have thrown their weights behind him.

NIPOST: Federal government to impose N180 billion levy on Nigerians – Ex-NAF officer

An ICT expert and former Squadron Leader in the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Adefolajuwon Amoo (rtd) has raised the alarm over an alleged plan by the Federal Government, through the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST), to impose new tariffs worth N180 billion per annum on Nigerians.

Palestinians protest against Israel’s Jewish nation law

Palestinians held a general strike on Monday to protest Israel’s controversial Jewish nation-state law while also commemorating the deaths of 13 people killed in clashes with police in October 2000.

US, UK, others to rehabilitate 800,000 people in Africa

The United States in collaboration with the United Kingdom and Other world bodies have promised to help eradicate the worrisome scourge of modern slavery, with a vow to protect up to 800,000 people in fragile and conflict-affected parts of Africa.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State

Nyesom Wike: We will teach PDP a lesson if national convention is moved from...

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, says the state will teach the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) a lesson if it succumbs to pressures from some presidential aspirants to move the party’s National Convention away from the state.

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Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana advises EFCC to stop sealing up suspects’ assets

Senior lawyer Femi Falana advises Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop sealing up assets belonging to suspects of financial crimes

Electoral Bill: Don’t override Buhari’s veto – Solomon Adeola

Lagos APC Senator Solomon Adeola kicks against any attempt to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018
Israeli security forces and emergency personnel work at the scene of what the Israeli army said was a shooting attack, near the Israeli settlement of Ofra in the occupied West Bank [Ammar Awad-Reuters]

Six Israeli settlers wounded in drive-by shooting in West Bank

At least six Jewish settlers wounded in drive-by shooting in occupied West Bank
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Bukola Saraki: How PDP will defeat APC in 2019

Senate President Bukola Saraki says People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has all it takes to win next year’s general elections
John Owan-Enoh

John Owan-Enoh: APC will sweep polls in Cross River

Cross River governorship candidate John Owan-Enoh says the party will sweep polls in 2019 general elections in the state