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The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

VP Osinbajo: Federal government to establish 37 MSMEs clusters across Nigeria

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government has commenced the process of stashing clusters for small businesses in the 36 states of the federation and the FCT.
Chelsea have taken decisive action against ticket touts operating around their Stamford Bridge home, with jail sentences handed out in some instances.

Chelsea ticket touts arrested, jailed outside Stamford Bridge

Chelsea have taken decisive action against ticket touts operating around their Stamford Bridge home, with jail sentences handed out in some instances.

AIICO appoints new managing director

AIICO Insurance Plc. has announced through a disclosure on the Nigeria Stock Exchange the appointment of Babatunde Fajemirokun as its managing director.
This photo illustration shows a logo of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur on February 13, 2019. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN - AFP)

Huawei Q1 revenue grows 39% to $27 billion amid heightened U.S. pressure

Huawei Technologies said on Monday its first-quarter revenue jumped 39 percent to 179.7 billion yuan ($26.81 billion), in the Chinese technology firm’s first-ever quarterly results.

Why federal government needs to reconsider signing African free trade agreement

Mr Emeka Okereke, Director General, Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA), has called on the Federal Government to reconsider the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
Arsenal Robert Pires

Robert Pires: Unai Emery right man for ‘strange’ Arsenal

Arsenal great Robert Pires is convinced Unai Emery is the right man to lead the Gunners but says they need to eradicate their "strange" inconsistency away from home.

Cardiff University develops tool to detect, stop cyber attacks

Cardiff University in Wales, United Kingdom, has developed a cutting-edge cyber security research, using artificial intelligence to detect and stop cyber-attacks.
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to open up Taraba for investors so that its enormous natural resources can be tapped for development.

Nigeria’s main parties in access row as campaign peaks

Nigeria’s president and ruling party were on Saturday accused of dirty tricks to stifle opposition support, with one week to go before the election in Africa’s most populous nation.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

Muhammadu Buhari: National migration policy to be adopted soon

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that a national policy on internal displacement is in the process of adoption, adding that it will help regulate the internal displacement crisis and complement the fight against the Islamist insurgency in the north east.
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Michael Ballack: Ruben Loftus-Cheek good enough for leading Chelsea role

Ruben Loftus-Cheek was told as a youngster to "watch Michael Ballack" in Chelsea's academy at Cobham Training Ground and the legendary former midfielder believes the 22-year-old is into the final stages of proving "he can play a good role in a big team".
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UNCTAD: Egypt remains Africa’s largest recipient of FDI

The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) says Egypt remains the top destination of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Africa.
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika

Nigeria Air to cost nation N180 billion yearly

Except for its indefinite suspension last Wednesday, the national carrier, Nigeria Air, was to cost Nigeria at least N180b yearly for the next 10 years, operators have said.

Total to build N40 million soap manufacturing plant in Akwa Ibom

Francois Le-Cocq, Deputy Managing Director, Total Exploration and Production, Port Harcourt, says the company is to spend N40 million to build a soap manufacturing plant at Ekpene Ukim in Uruan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is a Ghanaian politician currently the President of Ghana, in office since January 2017.

Ghana’s Akufo-Addo urges Nigeria to sign trade agreement

Ghana has appealed to Nigeria to sign the African Free Trade Area Agreement aimed at providing single continental market for goods and services.
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FIFA issues Ghana suspension warning

The chaos surrounding Ghanaian football has taken another twist after FIFA ordered the country's government to halt its attempt to disband the Ghana Football Association, or face expulsion from international football.

Future Awards Africa announces 2018 nominations

The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), a youth awards, on Monday announced its call for nominations into 18 categories for the 2018 edition.

Governor Ajimobi’s wife, group seek end to human trafficking

The Oyo State Government has frowned at the rising rate of human trafficking in the country, calling it ‘modern day slavery’.

Kenya bans South African meat products as listeria scare spreads

Kenya's health ministry on Tuesday announced a ban on the import and sale of certain South African processed meat products after a listeria outbreak that has killed at least 180 people.

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NBS: Inflation rate now 11.24 per cent

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation with the index rising to 11.24 per cent in September.
Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charlyboy

Charly Boy set to perform at 2019 ‘Felabration’ Festival

Maverick entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa, popularly known as ‘Charly Boy’, is set to perform at the 2019 annual Felabration fiesta, a week-long celebration of the life and times Fela Anikulapo-Kuti.
The Kebbi State border operations of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has seized over 379 gallons of smuggled oil, four bags of Moringa snuff, 59 bags of fertilizer and other prohibited items smuggled into Nigeria through illegal routes from neighboring countries.

Joint Customs-Miltary patrol kill alleged smuggler in Babura

A joint border patrol team of Customs and Military officers gunned down a suspected rice smuggler yesterday in the Babura Local Government Area of Jigawa State.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Absence of three defendants stalls ‘UNILAG gang-rape’ trial

The absence on Tuesday of three of the five students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), facing trial for allegedly gang-raping a student of the institution has stalled their criminal trial.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 8

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Nigeria better with equal representation of women in politics

Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has attributed the poor socio-economic and political situation in Nigeria to the inadequate participation of women in active politics.