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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).
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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.

Firms cut ties with US gun lobby after Florida shooting

A growing number of US companies have cut ties with the National Rifle Association (NRA) as the gun lobby comes under immense criticism following the last week's mass shooting at a Florida high school.

Symantec ends NRA membership deals after backlash

Symantec, the software giant behind products like Norton AntiVirus, has severed a partnership with the National Rifle Association after public pressure.

Teleology confirmed as preferred bidder of 9mobile

Barclays Africa, the financial adviser handling the sale of 9mobile, Wednesday finally put to rest several media speculations about the actual sale of 9mobile.

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Governor Wike: Loyalty required for appointments

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has reiterated that his second term appointments will be based on absolute loyalty, commitment to the vision of the administration and the capacity to deliver.
Liverpool's Joel Matip

Liverpool’s Joel Matip open to Bundesliga return

Liverpool’s Cameroonian defender Joel Matip has opened the door for a return to the Bundesliga.
Francis Alimikhena

Deputy Senate President: Senator Alimikhena steps down for Omo-Agege

Another contender for the position of the Deputy Senate President in the 9th National Assembly, Francis Alimikhena, has stepped down from the race.
Manchester United star Paul Pogba can become the best player in the world, according to Nemanja Vidic.

Juventus set to sell four players to fund Paul Pogba transfer

Paul Pogba is set to become one of the most talked-about characters in the ongoing transfer window, as not only Real Madrid is interested in his services.

Blaise Matuidi: Leaving the pitch ‘not the best solution’ to racist abuse

Blaise Matuidi opted against leaving the pitch in protest when Juventus team-mate Moise Kean allegedly suffered racist abuse at Cagliari because it would have meant those purportedly involved "won".