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NGF: Special agric zones to attract $4 billion investments

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has said that the establishment of Special Agro-processing Zones (SAPZs) in Nigeria has the potential of attracting between one to four billion dollars investments into the country.
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Axel Witsel has opened up on the numerous transfers in his career that nearly went through, including moves to Manchester United, Real Madrid and Juventus.

Borussia Dortmund star opens up on failed moves to Manchester United, Real Madrid

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Axel Witsel has opened up on the numerous transfers in his career that nearly went through, including moves to Manchester United, Real Madrid and Juventus.

China investigates death of Nigerian national

The Consul General of Nigeria in Guangzhou, China, Wale Oloko, on Wednesday said the Chinese Police authorities had commenced investigation into the death of a Nigerian, Unachukwu Nwajueze.

China threatens sanctions over US arms sales to Taiwan

China threatened to sanction U.S. companies involved in arms, F-16 fighter planes sales to Taiwan, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.
GUANGZHOU, CHINA - JULY 20- Elkeson #18 of Guangzhou Evergrande celebrates after scoring a goal during the 2019 Chinese Football Association Super League (CSL) 19th round match between Guangzhou R&F and Guangzhou Evergrande at Yuexiushan Stadium.

Brazilian Elkeson earns China call-up in landmark move

China named Elkeson in their squad for their opening World Cup qualifier with the Brazilian poised to be the first without Chinese ancestry to play for the country.
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NIMASA: Why NSDP sea-time training is delayed

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has said that the delay in sending cadets of its National Seafarers Development Programme, NSDP, to sea time training was not related to the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the foreign training institutions or payment to them.
Carlo Ancelotti expects his Napoli side to be brilliant against Arsenal on Thursday as the Italians look to overturn a 2-0 deficit from the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final.

Serie A coaching shuffle gives Napoli hope of toppling Juventus

As the sole survivor of a coaching shuffle among the leading challengers, Carlo Ancelotti could have the best chance to end Napoli’s 30-year wait for the Serie A title.
Simon Cheng Man-Kit has not been seen for 13 days after he failed to return to work after a business trip to Shenzhen in China earlier this month.

British government worker detained in China – officials

Simon Cheng Man-Kit has not been seen for 13 days after he failed to return to work after a business trip to Shenzhen in China earlier this month.

Odion Ighalo close to full fitness

Former Super Eagles’ forward Odion Jude Ighalo has revealed that he is just 14 days away from returning to full training with his club after making steady improvement on the injury he suffered last month in Egypt.

World Bank, AfDB blacklist more companies, consultants in Nigeria for corruption

The World Bank and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have sanctioned and blacklisted more companies and consultants operating in Nigeria for various breaches of their contracting processes considered fraudulent and corrupt.
Facebook and Twitter have both cracked down significantly on fake accounts since 2016 [Jon Nazca-Reuters]

Twitter, Facebook accuse China of Hong Kong’s discord campaign

Twitter and Facebook have accused the Chinese government of backing a social media campaign to discredit Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement and sow political discord in the city.
Fransisca Ordega's assist helped Shanghai secure a 1-1 draw against Changchun Zhuoyue in a Chinese Women's Super League encounter on Monday.

Falcons striker shines as Changchun hold Shanghai

Fransisca Ordega's assist helped Shanghai secure a 1-1 draw against Changchun Zhuoyue in a Chinese Women's Super League encounter on Monday.

White House says ‘no recession in sight’ despite market turmoil

White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global bond markets, and insisting their trade war with China was doing no damage to the United States.
Hong Kong protesters seize roads in defiance of China warnings

Hong Kong readies for further protests after massive, peaceful rally

Hong Kong is gearing up for further protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a change to what have often been violent clashes.

World Bank blacklists six Chinese firms for contract fraud, corruption

The companies include China Railway Construction (International) Nigeria Company Limited, China Railway 18th Bureau Nigeria Engineering Company Limited, CCECC Nigeria Lekki (FTA) Company Limited, CCECC Nigeria Railway Company Limited, CRCC Petroleum & Gas Company Limited, and CCECC Nigeria Company Limited.
Aruna Quadri‘s unbeaten run at the ITTF World Tour tagged Bulgaria Open came to a glorious end yesterday as the Nigeria Open champion fell to China’s Zhao Zihao 4-1 in the men’s singles semifinal.

Aruna Quadri bows out in style at Bulgaria Open

Aruna Quadri‘s unbeaten run at the ITTF World Tour tagged Bulgaria Open came to a glorious end yesterday as the Nigeria Open champion fell to China’s Zhao Zihao 4-1 in the men’s singles semifinal.

Ambulance driver killed as army battles rebels

A volunteer ambulance driver was killed in Myanmar’s remote northeast as clashes between the army and ethnic insurgents escalated over the weekend, state media reported Sunday.
Unlike his continental counterpart Egypt’s Omar Assar who plummeted in the May ITTF ranking, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri maintains his status as the continent’s best as well as 23rd rated player in the world.

Aruna Quadri storms into semifinal of Bulgaria Open

Aruna Quadri stunned one of the most decorated Japanese stars in table tennis to reach the semfinal round of the ITTF World Tour tagged Bulgaria Open.

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Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has demanded an improved performance from his players against Burnley, despite kicking off their Premier League campaign with a 1-0 win at Newcastle United last weekend.

Unai Emery suggests Shkodran Mustafi, Mohamed Elneny should leave Arsenal

Unai Emery has suggested Shkodran Mustafi and Mohamed Elneny are free to leave Arsenal as they are not part of his plans.
Kano Pillars goalkeeper Ibrahim Iddrisu believes their slim lead over Ghanaian club Asante Kotoko in the Caf Champions League by virtue of a 3-2 triumph in the first leg, places Masu Gida in the driving seat for the return fixture on Sunday.

Caf Champions League: Pressure on Kotoko – Kano Pillars goalie

Kano Pillars goalkeeper Ibrahim Iddrisu believes their slim lead over Ghanaian club Asante Kotoko in the Caf Champions League by virtue of a 3-2 triumph in the first leg, places Masu Gida in the driving seat for the return fixture on Sunday.
Gary Ray Bowles, who was 57, was executed by lethal injection at 10-58 pm (0258 GMT).

Florida executes killer who targeted gay men

A confessed murderer linked to a months-long killing spree in 1994 that targeted older gay men was executed Thursday in the US state of Florida.
One of the indicted Nigerians arrested for online scam in the US

How Japanese woman led FBI to 80 Nigerian scammers

A romance scam in 2016 between a Japanese woman and a Nigerian who described himself as a US Army Captain stationed in Syria, led the FBI to the record crackdown on 80 Nigerian scammers, published documents revealed.
Igbo Presidency project in exchange for Ruga settlements is not only a huge joke but total fallacy, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro President-General Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has said.

Ohanaeze Ndigbo condemns killing of pregnant woman in Enugu

The Igbo apex body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday condemned the killing of an innocent pregnant igbo woman (names witheld) around Emene in Enugu state allegedly by a Fulani herdsmen.