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A motorist drives inside the Jakabaring Sport City in Palembang, South Sumatra on Aug. 17, 2018. (JP-Jerry Adiguna)

Firefighters tackle large blaze outside Asian Games venue

A large blaze broke out right next to the Asian Games site in the Indonesian city of Palembang on Tuesday as firefighters scrambled to prevent clouds of smoke affecting competition events.

NICO establishes cultural clubs in schools

The National Institute for Cultural Orientation (NICO) says it has established cultural clubs in schools across the country as part of its catch-them-young initiative.

APC: Governor Wike planning to pay Ekiti workers’ salaries

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, has accused Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, of planning to pay of six months salary arrears of civil servants in Ekiti State ahead of the forthcoming governorship election in that state.

General Motors seeks US approval for car with no steering wheel

General Motors is seeking approval from US regulators for an autonomous vehicle with no steering wheel or pedals, the automaker announced Friday.

Allegri fears video ref turning soccer into baseball

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri fears the use of video refereeing is turning football into a long-drawn out American sports extravaganza after the Serie A champions drew 2-2 at Atalanta.

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Federal government to auction N70 billion bonds

The Debt Management Office says the Federal Government is to auction by subscription bonds worth N70 billion on December 19.
Dortmund’s players react after the German first division Bundesliga football match Schalke 04 vs Borussia Dortmund on December 8, 2018 in Gelsenkirchen. (Photo by Patrik STOLLARZ - AFP) -

Borussia Dortmund hope to avoid Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool in last 16

Borussia Dortmund is hoping to avoid ex-coach Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool when the last 16 of the Champions League is drawn on Monday.
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CIA chief Gina Haspel to brief US House leadership on Jamal Khashoggi case

CIA Director Gina Haspel is set to give a classified briefing to leaders of the US House of Representatives on Wednesday on the what the intelligence agency knows about the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Bayelsa government declares balance surplus of N18.564 billion for October

Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.

LASPOTECH shuns ASUP strike

The academic staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, have defiled the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic on Wednesday.