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Canada ‘appalled’ by killing of its national in Burkina Faso

Canada has condemned the killing of its national who was abducted from a gold mine by armed fighters in Burkina Faso.

Enugu residents tasked to embrace fish farming

Mr Stephen Onoja, Director of Fishery, Enugu State Ministry of Agriculture, has urged residents in Enugu State to embrace fish farming as a business.
Andrea Thompson

US rejects Russia’s offer to save key missile treaty

The United States has rejected a Russian offer to save the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) that keeps nuclear missiles out of Europe, setting the stage for Washington to withdraw from the pact next month.
French President Emmanuel Macron (R) stands by a traditional Epiphany cake during a ceremony at the Elysee palace in Paris, on January 11, 2019. (Photo by Ian LANGSDON - POOL - AFP)

France to accelerate preparations for no-deal Brexit

France is speeding up preparations for a “no deal” Brexit after the British parliament overwhelmingly rejected the agreement on the table, a French presidential source said Wednesday.

EU regrets after British MPs reject Brexit deal

The risk of a disorderly Brexit has increased since the Withdrawal Agreement was turned down by British MPs, arousing dismay and regret by European Union (EU) leaders, local media said on Wednesday.
Pro-Brexit supporters hold up placards outside the UK Parliament as MPs debated.

UK parliament rejects Brexit deal in historic vote

Britain’s parliament on Tuesday resoundingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, triggering a no-confidence vote in her government and plunging its plans to leave the EU into further chaos.
Pictures emerging on social media show some of the chaos in Bulawayo as protesters took to the streets. Police appeared to be overwhelmed. 'The people are angry. We are going back to the station because they outnumber us,' a police officer told journalists.

Zimbabwe police fire tear gas as crackdown tightens

Zimbabwe police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the second city of Bulawayo on Tuesday, a day after the country was rocked by violent demonstrations against a sharp hike in fuel prices.
Munich Airport

Hundreds of flights cancelled as fresh strike hits German airports

Hundreds of flights were cancelled at eight German airports on Tuesday, including at the nation’s busiest travel hub Frankfurt, as security staff walked off the job in a deepening row over pay.
The UK pound has continued to fall following the Brexit. AFP

Pound hits seven-week high on eve of vital Brexit vote

The British pound on Monday hit a seven-week high against the dollar as UK Prime Minister Theresa May delivered an upbeat speech on the eve of a key Brexit vote which she is expected to lose, dealers said.
China's Chang'e-4 Lunar Probe

China to collect samples from moon this year

China will launch an expedition to collect samples from the moon around the end of this year, a space official said on Monday, weeks after Beijing hailed the successful touch down on the far side of the moon.
A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament's Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May as she makes a statement to MPs in the House of Commons in London on September, 2018, on the progress of the police investigation into the March 4 nerve agent attack in Salisbury, on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.British prosecutors said Wednesday they have a European arrest warrant for two Russians suspected of a nerve agent attack on a former spy in the city of Salisbury. Police identified Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov as the men who allegedly tried to kill Russian former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia with Novichok in March. / AFP PHOTO / PRU AND AFP PHOTO / HO /

Brexit: Theresa May to make last-ditch plea to opposition lawmakers

Prime Minister Theresa May was on Monday to ramp up warnings to Members of Parliament poised to reject her EU divorce deal that failing to deliver Brexit would be “catastrophic” for British democracy.
Monaco’s Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas gives a thumbs up during the French L1 football match between Olympique de Marseille and AS Monaco on January 13, 2019, at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, southern France. (Photo by Christophe SIMON / AFP)

Cesc Fabregas smooth in debut as Monaco battle to Marseille draw

Cesc Fabregas got off to a positive start in his debut for struggling Ligue 1 side Monaco after his side gained a hard-fought 1-1 draw with Marseille at a tumultuous Stade Velodrome on Sunday.
L-R: Chief Operations Officer, Dangote Oil Refinery Company, Giuseppe Surace; Chairman, Execujet Services Limited, Sam Iwuajoku; Chairman, Zenith Bank, Jim Ovia; and President/Chief Executive, Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, during the arrival of refinery equipment at the Dangote Jetty in Lekki, Lagos.

Dangote refinery receives RFCC’s regenerator

The Dangote Oil Refining Company (DORC) Ltd. has taken delivery of one of the major components of its refinery equipment, the Regenerator for the Residual Fluid Catalytic Cracker (RFCC).

Lagos economy records N50 billion cash transaction in December

The Lagos State Government Saturday disclosed that its economy recorded an unprecedented boost in the entertainment, hospitality and creative sectors in four weeks of the yuletide season.
Isco

Santiago Solari: I’m not the right man to advise Isco

Real Madrid manager Santiago Solari insists that he cannot offer any advice to Isco in how best to deal with a spell out of the first team.
Dejan Lovren and Sergio Ramos

Croatia’s Dejan Lovren banned over social media outburst against Spain

Croatia defender Dejan Lovren has been banned for one international match over comments he made on social media about opponents Spain following his side’s 3-2 Nations League win in November.
Bayern Munich's Thomas Mueller launches himself towards Ajax's Nicolas Tagliafico

Bayern Munich to appeal as Thomas Mueller suspended for Liverpool tie

Bayern Munich said Friday they will appeal the two-match Champions League suspension handed to Thomas Mueller which means the Germany international will miss both legs of their last-16 tie against Liverpool.
Huawei

Huawei employee arrested in Poland on espionage charges

Polish authorities have arrested two individuals and accused them of conducting espionage on behalf of the Chinese government, the Polish TV channel TVP has reported (via BBC).

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Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple’s Tim Cook calls for privacy bill with right to delete data

Apple chief executive Tim Cook called on US lawmakers Thursday to pass privacy legislation enabling consumers to see and delete their harvested online personal data from a central clearinghouse.

Ex-CDS Alex Badeh for burial January 23 in Abuja

Former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshall Alex Badeh, who was murdered along the Abuja-Keffi/Kaduna road, would be buried on January 23.
Wife of the President, Dr Aisha Buhari kick-starts the Women and Youth 2019 Presidential Campaign Rally in Kano. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE JAN 5 2019.-4

Election: Aisha Buhari, APC governors’ wives campaign massively for party

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, and wives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors in the North-East have called on women and youths to vote massively for the party in the forthcoming general elections.

INEC: 209,721 PVCs yet to be collected in Cross River

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 209,721 Permanent Voter’s Card (PVCs) have yet to be collected in Cross River ahead of the 2019 general elections.