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Bitcoin fever exposes cryptocurrency market weaknesses

As bitcoin raced to another record high on Tuesday, one of the biggest providers of digital currency wallets, Coinbase, went down under the weight of traffic, leaving many of its more than 10 million customers unable to access their funds.

Bitcoin tops $11,000, but fades after sharp rally

Bitcoin zoomed past $11,000 to hit a record high for the sixth day in a row on Wednesday after gaining more than $1,000 in just 12 hours, stoking concerns that a rapidly swelling bubble could be set to burst in spectacular fashion.

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The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan. AFP PHOTO | ADEM ALTAN

Recep Erdogan declares victory in Turkish presidential poll

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday declared victory in a tightly-contested presidential election, extending his 15-year grip on power in the face of a revitalised opposition.
Eagles during the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup match between Nigeria v Iceland on the 22nd June 2018 at Volgograd Arena, Russia | KABIRU ABUBAKAR

World Cup: Super Eagles receive N150 million bonus

The Nigeria Football Federation has offset the backlog of camp allowances and match bonuses owed the Super Eagles ahead of the final group game against Argentina.
President Muhammadu Buhari

APC Convention: Ours is not winner-takes-all – President Buhari tells party faithful

President Muhammadu Buhari says the just-concluded National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is not about winner-takes-all but for building a party that will serve the nation diligently.
Eagles during the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup match between Nigeria v Iceland on the 22nd June 2018 at Volgograd Arena, Russia | KABIRU ABUBAKAR

Nwankwo Kanu backs Super Eagles to beat Argentina

Gernot Rohr’s men sit in second position in Group D with three points following their 2-0 win against Iceland on Friday.
Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup

World Cup: FIFA sanctions Danish FA after fans attack Australians

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee wielded its big stick again on Sunday in Moscow, sanctioning the Danish Football Association with a fine of 20,000 Swiss Francs and a warning.