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Rights groups have accused China of engaging in a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Muslims [Thomas Peter-Reuters]

China rejects Turkey criticism on Uighurs, denies poet’s death

China has hit back at claims by Turkey over its treatment of Uighur people, and denied reports a prominent poet and musician from the ethnic Muslim minority was tortured to death in prison.

China pledges support for Nigeria’s industrialisation

The Chinese Government says it is willing to give priority attention to Nigeria’s industrialisation and agricultural modernisation.
Stanbic IBTC

Stanbic IBTC inaugurates Africa-China banking centre

In a move aimed at offering Nigerian and Chinese clients a business-to-business networking and personal advisory service and also help them to access and unlock opportunities in Nigeria-China trade, Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc has commissioned an Africa-China Banking Centre (ACBC) in Lagos.
President Buhari and President Xi Jinping

China exports to Nigeria hit $75 billion

Recently calculated total exports to Nigeria from China amounted to about $75 billion while on the Nigerian side, total export to China was about $9.6 billion.
Chinese national Liu Jiaqi after he was arrested on Thursday, September 6, 2018.

Chinese national arrested after calling Kenya’s president a ‘monkey’

Kenya has arrested a Chinese businessman after a video of him making a string of racist remarks was widely shared on social media, the government said on Thursday.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki to accompany President Buhari on investment tour in China

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki is scheduled to accompany President Muhammadu Buhari on an investment tour in China following the federal government’s listing of several Edo State government’s projects which are backed by Chinese investors, on its itinerary.
James Mattis has been seen as a reassuring presence in Washington by America’s allies, alarmed by some of the president’s unilateral actions and disparaging remarks. Chip Somodevilla|Getty Images

Pentagon: China military ‘likely training for strikes’ on US targets

China’s military has expanded its bomber operations in recent years while “likely training for strikes” against the United States and its allies, a Pentagon report released on Thursday said.

Minister: Hydro-power to generate 19,000 MW

The Federal Government said that electricity generation from hydro sources could reach 19,000 megawatts if fully harnessed.
Deputy Ambassador of China to Nigeria, Mr Lin Jing

China, Africa economic partnership imperative – envoy

Deputy Ambassador of China to Nigeria, Mr Lin Jing, on Saturday, said Chinese-African economic partnership was imperative for a shared future.
Chinese Embassy in Washington

China issues US travel warning amid trade tensions

Chinese embassy in Washington has issued a security advisory to Chinese nationals traveling to the US, the latest of such warning as trade tensions escalate between the two countries.

Minister: Chinese firms’ investments in Nigeria telecoms hit $16 billion

Minister of Communications, Dr. Abdur-raheem Adebayo Shittu, said Chinese companies have invested over $16 billion in Nigerian telecommunications industry.

ICT: Vice President Osinbajo calls for deeper relations with China

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday called for strengthening mutual trust and deepening cooperation with China on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to develop Nigeria’s digital space.
Chinese President Xi Jinping | Xinhua

President Xi Jinping wants China to lead way in global governance reform

China has sought a greater say in global organizations such as the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and United Nations, in line with its growing economic and diplomatic clout.

Reports: Chinese hackers steal US navy data from contractor

Chinese government hackers breached a US naval contractor and made off with more than 600 gigabytes of data, American officials speaking to two US media outlets said.

Zambia seeks more money to contain cholera outbreak

The Zambian Government said that it needs more money to contain a cholera outbreak which started in October 2017.

Donald Trump sends mixed message with ‘America First’ security strategy

President Donald Trump used the launch of his first National Security Strategy on Monday to laud the benefits of cooperation with Russia, a striking departure from the document’s more combative tone toward the Kremlin.

China trade volume with Nigeria hits $8.94 billion

The Consul General of China in Lagos, Chao Xiaoliang, has disclosed that China’s bilateral trade volume with Nigeria has reached $8.94 billion.

Ivory Coast inaugurates huge China-funded dam

President Alassane Ouattara on Thursday inaugurated a huge Chinese-funded dam in southern Ivory Coast designed to boost the country's power capacity by nearly 14%.

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Election: No security breach in FCT – IGP Adamu

The Presidential and National Assembly elections took place in the FCT on Saturday without report of security breach.