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A picture taken on February 4, 2019 shows the Huawei logo displayed on a tablet in Paris. – A government amendment to establish a pre-authorization for the operation of telecom networks, with a view to deploy 5G, received on February 4, 2019 an “unfavorable opinion” from the special commission charged with examining the draft law Pact. (Photo by Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP)

Huawei racks up 5G deals at top mobile fair despite US pressure

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei racked up a slew of deals to sell 5G equipment at the world’s top mobile fair in Spain despite Washington’s campaign to convince its allies bar the firm from their next-generation wireless networks.
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: US has ‘no evidence’ of 5G spying allegations

Huawei’s chairman said Tuesday that the United States has “no evidence” that its equipment to build next-generation 5G wireless networks could be used as a vehicle for Chinese spy operations.
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Cyprus Women’s Cup: Super Falcons off to Larnaca on Sunday

African champions Nigeria will depart the country through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Sunday to take part in the annual Cyprus Women’s Cup tournament which begins on Wednesday, 27th February in Larnaca.

Nokia to lay off around 350 employees

Nokia has revealed plans to lay off around 350 of its 6,000 employees in Finland this year as part of a cost-savings programme designed to shed €700 million from its operating and production expenditure by end-2020.
The Super Falcons dropped from 38th to 39th position in the latest FIFA ranking.

Super Falcons return from China Wednesday, prepare for 12-nation tourney in Cyprus

The Super Falcons recovered from a 3-0 defeat to host nation China and thrashed Romania 4-1 in Sunday’s third-place match at the Huitang Stadium in Meizhou.
Protestors hold a protest in Moscow on January 20, 2019, demanding to stop talks on assignation Kuril islands to Japan. – A few hundred of far-left protesters hold a demonstration against transfer of control of Kuril islands to Japan. (Photo by Alexander NEMENOV / AFP)

Russians protest Kuril islands handover to Japan

Hundreds of Russians protested against a feared giveaway of strategic islands to Japan on Sunday, two days before a key summit between the countries’ leaders in Moscow.

Gbolahan Salami happy to join Saudi second division side Al Qaisoma

Nigerian forward Gbolahan Salami is delighted to have joined Saudi Arabian second division club, Al Qaisoma FC on a six months deal.
The Super Falcons dropped from 38th to 39th position in the latest FIFA ranking.

NFF lines up ten friendlies for Super Falcons ahead women’s world cup

The Nigeria Football Federation have lined up ten international friendlies for the Super Falcons ahead of the FIFA Women’s World Cup finals.
England

England women’s football team to train in Qatar for first time

England’s women football team will hold a winter training camp in World Cup 2022 host Qatar this month, officials in the Gulf and the English Football Association confirmed on Monday.
The Super Falcons dropped from 38th to 39th position in the latest FIFA ranking.

Nigeria and South Africa to compete in 2019 Cyprus Women’s Cup

2019 Fifa Women's World Cup-bound Nigeria and South Africa will participate in the 2019 Cyprus Women's Cup scheduled to be staged in Cyprus.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo to participate in Africa-Europe High Level Forum in Vienna

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, would be participating in the Africa-Europe High Level Forum with other African and European Heads of States or Government holding in Vienna, Austria on Monday, December 17, and Tuesday, December 18.
President Buhari receives Letter of Credence from Ambassador of Finland, France and Czech Republic to Nigeria in State House on 6th Dec 2018-3

Muhammadu Buhari: I will uphold the will of Nigerians in 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the nation that the results of the 2019 presidential election would be a reflection of the wish of the people.
France's defender Samuel Umtiti (top) heads the ball to score the opening goal during the Russia 2018 World Cup semi-final football match between France and Belgium at the Saint Petersburg Stadium in Saint Petersburg on July 10, 2018. CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP

All you need to know about the Euro 2020 qualifying draw

A unique European Championships in 2020 that will be hosted in 12 cities across the continent will begin to take shape when the qualifying draw takes place in Dublin on Sunday at 1100GMT.

2019: US, UK, EU, 22 others insist on INEC independence

As campaigns for the 2019 general election kicks off, the international community has expressed concern over the forthcoming polls, calling for campaigns devoid of hate speech.
Portugal's Rui Patricio and Jose Fonte celebrate after the match. REUTERS-Alessandro Garofalo

Portugal hold off Italy to reach Nations League semi-finals

European champions Portugal became the first team to qualify for the Nations League semi-finals on Saturday after holding Italy to a 0-0 draw at the San Siro.
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2019: EU, US, UK, others seek transparent, peaceful Nigerian elections

The European Union, United States, United Kingdom and other foreign governments on Sunday demanded a process that would herald free, fair, transparent and peaceful elections as political parties flagged off political campaigns ahead of the 2019 polls.

NAPTIP strengthens collaboration with Interpol, Immigration to tackle human trafficking

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has reiterated its commitment to strengthen partnership with International Police and Immigration Liaison Officers to combat human trafficking.

Julius Okojie: Why African countries must give education priority

A former Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, Abuja, Prof. Julius Okojie, has said African countries must give urgent priority to addressing issues in education at all levels.

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PDP urges Bode George to work with Lagos exco

The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Chief Bode George and other disgruntled chieftains of the party in Lagos state to put aside their personal and parochial differences and work with the executive committee in the state chapter.
An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.

Nigerian player sacked by Slovenian club for impregnating president’s daughter

An unnamed Nigerian player has been sacked by his Slovenian club side after he admitted to impregnating the Club President’s daughter.

Air traffic engineers call for training on cyber security

Air traffic engineers in the country have called on aviation authorities to invest more in building capacity of members in the area of cyber security in order to forestall cyber-attacks on the Communication Navigation and Surveillance/Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) domain.
Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education

Adeniran Ogunsanya college to be upgraded to university – Lagos governor

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said the state government owned Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education is to be upgraded to a University of Education.

Air Peace to commence flight operation to Ibadan

Onyeama explained that the recent Corporate Award of Excellence to the airline by University of Ibadan was in recognition of its unparalleled excellence in the delivery of safe and comfortable flights.