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Cyprus Women’s Cup: Super Falcons off to Larnaca on Sunday

African champions Nigeria will depart the country through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Sunday to take part in the annual Cyprus Women’s Cup tournament which begins on Wednesday, 27th February in Larnaca.
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Telsa begins delivery of Model 3 in China

Tesla Inc has started delivering Model 3 cars in China slightly ahead of schedule, as it looks to revive its sales that have been hit hard by Sino-U.S. trade tensions.
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Super Falcons coach snubs Jonathan Alaba, Evelyn Nwabuoku, calls 24 for Cyprus tourney

Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby has left out Bayelsa Queens first choice keeper Jonathan Alaba from the team that will feature at next week’s Invitational Tournament holding in Cyprus, despite persistent calls from followers of the game for her inclusion.

China: We believe Nigeria can manage its internal affairs

The Chinese government has expressed its readiness to continue to support Nigeria to manage its own internal affairs without any interference.
Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

Edwin Clark: It’s difficult to say if elections‘ll be free, fair

Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has expressed worries that with recent happenings in preparations for the general elections, “it will be difficult to say if the elections will be free and fair.”

11 injured in China knife attack

11 people on Thursday were injured in a knife attack in eastern China, police in Jiangxi province said.
Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 31. - AFP PHOTO - FAYEZ NURELDINE

Saudi crown prince arrives in China

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Beijing Thursday as the monarch aims to seal partnerships on a high-profile Asia tour following a diplomatic crisis over a journalist’s brutal murder.

Taye Taiwo: Playing in lower leagues bad for career development

Former Super Eagles’ left back Taye Taiwo has warned young Nigerian footballers against starting off their overseas adventure at lowly rated leagues noting that it would eventually kill their career.

Sone Aluko Set To Join Chinese Club Beijing Renhe

Nigerian midfielder Sone Aluko is on the verge of linking up with Chinese Super League outfit, Beijing Renhe from English Championship club Reading.

Aruna Quadri promotes Nigerian culture in ITTF new promo

Apart from making the country proud on the table, Aruna Quadri has become Nigerian culture promoter in the new promo released by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) for the 2019 World Championship holding in Budapest, Hungary.

Jackie Chan to shoot new film in Dubai

Asian action superstar Jackie Chan will return to Dubai to film one of his latest movies with director Stanley Tong this month, the Dubai Film and TV Commission said.
Yang Feng Glan, known as the 'Queen of Ivory,' pictured in a Tanzanian court

Tanzania: Court sentences Chinese ‘Ivory Queen’ to 15 years prison

A Chinese businesswoman labelled the “Ivory Queen” has been sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Tanzanian judge for smuggling the tusks of more than 350 elephants.

China central bank announces bill swaps to support banks’ perpetual issuance

PBOC’s Vice Governor, Pan Gongsheng, said on Tuesday that China would provide further support for banks’ perpetual bond issuance, including examining ways to broaden the investor base for such bonds, to help boost lending in the economy.

Manchester City buys third-tier Chinese club Sichuan Jiuniu

CFG, which owns Manchester City, has bought the Chengdu-based side as part of a joint-purchase deal involving China Sports Capital and robotics firm UBTECH.

Qualcomm urges US regulators to ban some iPhones

Qualcomm is urging U.S. trade regulators to reverse a judge’s ruling and ban the import of some Apple iPhones in a long-running patent fight between the two companies.

Adams Oshiomhole: PDP not planning to win the election through legitimate votes

Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress National Chairman, has said the Peoples Democratic Party was not ready to win elections through legitimate votes, but through illegally procured votes and thuggery.
President Tsai Ing-wen has said Taiwan will not accept any deal that damages its sovereignty and democracy, after the island's China-friendly party said it may sign a peace agreement with Beijing if it wins next year's presidential elections.

Tsai Ing-wen: Taiwan will not accept any deal that harms democracy

President Tsai Ing-wen has said Taiwan will not accept any deal that damages its sovereignty and democracy, after the island's China-friendly party said it may sign a peace agreement with Beijing if it wins next year's presidential elections.
Yariv Bash, right, Yonatan Winetraub, middle, and Kfir Damari, the founders of SpaceIL, inserting a time capsule into the Beresheet spacecraft, December 17, 2018 (Yoav Weiss)

Israel seeks to be fourth country to land on moon in upcoming mission

An unmanned Israeli spacecraft will on Friday morning be launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, with the main target of embarking on the country’s first-ever mission to the moon.

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Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Algerians protest against President Bouteflika’s bid for fifth term

Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Elections: Rivers APC kicks as INEC chairman claims every judgment has been obeyed

The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.

Elections: Police summon APC Reps member over Kano violence

The police in Kano on Friday ‘invited’ a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over his alleged role in a bloody clash between members of the PDP and APC in Bebeji Local Government Area.

Elections: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf urges politicians to maintain peace, adhere to rule of law

Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.

Policeman, thugs arrested for branding private vehicles in police colours

An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.