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NCC warns on health risks of using sub-standard telecom devices

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has warned Nigerians that using sub-standard telecom devices could adversely affect their health.

Proliferation of substandard mobile phones worries NCC

Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has reiterated its call on telecom consumers to eschew patronage and usage of counterfeit handsets and other substandard mobile devices in the country.

Umaru Danbatta: 75% of imported electronic devices are irreparable, toxic junk

Prof. Umaru Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said that over 75 per cent of electronics devices imported into Nigeria are irreparable and toxic junk.

Tincan Customs generates N104.5 billion

The Tincan Island Port Customs Command on Tuesday in Lagos said it generated N104.5 billion in the first quarter of 2018, up from N82.154 billion realised in the corresponding period in 2017.

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Miners work deep underground at Sibanye Gold's Masimthembe shaft in Westonaria, South Africa, April 3, 2017. REUTERS-Mike Hutchings-File Photo

Sibanye-Stillwater to declare force majeure on South African platinum output

Platinum producer Sibanye-Stillwater said on Monday it would declare force majeure on supply contracts for platinum group metals after it temporarily closed its South African mines to comply with a three-week national lockdown.
Neymar has decided he still wants to leave for Barcelona and a permanent reunion with Lionel Messi, according to reports.

Cafu: Neymar technically superior to Lionel Messi

Legendary Brazil right-back Cafu has rated compatriot Neymar a more technically gifted player compared to former Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi.
Cristiano Ronaldo walks past Maurizio Sarri and straight down the tunnel. Massimo Pinca-Reuters

Juventus cut Cristiano Ronaldo, Maurizio Sarri, others’ salaries

Shares in Italian football giants Juventus surged Monday after the club’s decision to cut their players’ salaries in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
It is unthinkable Wimbledon can go ahead while the world battles the coronavirus pandemic, said the German Tennis Federation vice-president, Dirk Hordorff. Andrew Redington-Getty Images

Wimbledon will be cancelled – German official

Wimbledon organisers will announce the cancellation of the grasscourt Grand Slam this week due to the coronavirus pandemic, German Tennis Federation (DTB) vice-president Dirk Hordorff has told Sky Sports.
The President of Nigeria Boxing Federation (NBF), Kenneth Minimah, has urged private companies to support three tiers of government in promoting and sponsoring of boxing competitions and boxing tournaments in Nigeria.

Nigeria boxing federation favoured by Olympic postponement – board member

Nigeria Boxing Federation (NBF) board member Azania Omo Agege has stated that the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 due to the Covid-19 break is a bit of favour.