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Regulators are reportedly concerned that the Libra currency could shut out rivals and create “competition restrictions” related to the use of information and consumer data. The EU is also examining the integration of Libra wallets into Facebook’s WhatsApp and Messenger services, according to Bloomberg.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has cut short his holiday to have urgent surgery to remove his gallbladder.
Italy’s defence minister on Thursday blocked a new decree by far-right interior minister Matteo Salvini to ban the rescue ship Open Arms with 147 migrants on board from Italian territorial waters, in a move seen as part of the political crisis in Rome.
Former Audi CEO Rupert Stadler has been charged by German prosecutors over his alleged role in the Volkswagen Dieselgate scandal, along with three other defendants who were not named. Stadler is accused of helping the automaker cheat emissions tests to make Audi’s cars appear cleaner than they really were as well as covering up that fraud.
Britain will not nominate a candidate for the new European Commission despite being required to do as an EU member state, new Prime Minister Boris Johnson said.
The EU has fined Qualcomm €242 million (around $272 million) for selling 3G modem chips at predatory prices in an attempt to drive a competing supplier, Icera, out of the market.
Annual sales of new cars in the European Union (EU) will fall in 2019 for the first time in six years, a trade group said on Thursday.
Russia-linked sources are using social media in an attempt to influence elections in the European Union, according to a new report on disinformation released today by the European Commission, just one month after parliamentary elections in the union.
A parliamentary resolution approved by 100 votes to seven has censured Albania's President Ilir Meta for cancelling nationwide local elections, scheduled for June 30.
Nigeria’s former Minister of State for Health, Muhammad Ali Pate, has received two appointments from the World Bank Group and the public health graduate school of Harvard University: Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.
Spain votes in local, regional and European Parliament elections on Sunday which will influence acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s talks to form a new government.
Apple is facing an antitrust investigation that was predictable the moment it announced it was getting into the music streaming business four years ago. The company can most likely expect a similar investigation down the road after it launches its video streaming service later this year.
Internet hosting services that fail to promptly remove online terrorist content could face hefty fines under a bill approved by EU lawmakers on Wednesday.
U.S. media reported earlier that the Trump administration might later on Wednesday reverse waivers which had previously been in place to protect foreign companies from lawsuits in the U.S. for their dealings with Cuba.
The European Union’s bid to overhaul its two-decade-old copyright rules cleared its final hurdle on Monday as EU governments backed the move forcing Google to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook to filter out protected content.
Who did he kill? That was the first question that immediately came to my mind. You can’t earn such a punishment without committing a capital offense.
Alex Iwobi has joined Daniel Amokachi, Joseph Yobo, Yakubu Aiyegbeni and Victor Anichebe as the only Nigerians to have played for Everton.
The 24-year-old Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, late on Friday in Manila in the Philippines won five talent awards in the just concluded Mr World pageant.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), says no tariff increase has been approved by the commission yet.
Tragedy struck on Friday when a truck loaded with granite crushed a soldier identified as R. A Nata’ala, while one other was injured in the accident that occurred along Iyana Mortuary area of Abeokuta in Ogun state.
Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babaginda, IBB, has called for collective effort aimed at uniting all segments of the country.
The Yemen’s Houthi rebels said they launched multiple bomb-laden drone attacks on Saturday on an oil refinery of Saudi Aramco, the Saudi Arabian Oil Company, Houthi-run al-Masirah TV reports.
Nigeria’s First Lady and wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has described former national chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, who clocked 80 years of age on August 12, as a complete gentleman and a peace maker.
The event, held at Adeyemi Bero Hall of the Lagos State Secretariat, was witnessed by the leaders and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from all Local Government Areas and Local Council Development Areas in Lagos.
The Nigeria labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Jigawa State House of Assembly to stop the process of passing the bill on Jigawa State Health Insurance Scheme into law.