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European stocks bounce on Italy deal, Spanish prime minister exit

European stock markets rallied on Friday after Italy reached a new coalition deal, with investors brushing aside trade war fears as they awaited key US jobs data.

World stocks bounce back as trade fears ease

Global stocks railed higher Thursday as investors judged recent trade war fears were overblown, dealers said.

Global stocks mixed as bitcoin surges

Global stocks were mixed Monday, with major US indices ending at fresh records as bitcoin futures surged in their debut on a major exchange.

Dollar extends gains on US tax hopes but Asia markets sink

The dollar built on its recovery against the yen Thursday on rekindled hopes for Donald Trump's tax plan but most Asian markets retreated on profit-taking following gains earlier in the week.

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Ekiti guber: YAIGA Africa insists INEC result correct

Youths Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) Africa, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), on Monday insisted that announced result of Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti was correct.
Aliyu Gusau

PTDF extends scholarship programme to China, others

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has extended it scholarship programme to China, Germany and France to deepen capacity of Nigeria in the oil and gas sector.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC to begin oil palm bio-diesel project in Cross River

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced a community integration and stakeholders’ engagement to sensitise people in Cross River ahead the planned oil palm-based bio-diesel project.
Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry quits as Sky pundit to focus on ambition of being a manager

Former Arsenal forward Thierry Henry has announced he is leaving Sky Sports to focus on his "long-term ambition to become a football manager".

Vendors: Drop in Newspaper sales is affecting our livelihood

Newspaper Vendors in Bauchi have lamented over the drop in sale of newspapers as a result of internet evolution.