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Super Falcons off to China for four-nation tourney

African champions Nigeria have flown to China for a 4-Nation Tournament as they kickstart their preparations for the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup taking place in France this summer.
Mao Zedong

China arrests Marxist student leader for celebrating Mao Zedong’s birthday

Chinese police detained a well-known Marxist student activist at a top university on Wednesday, a witness said, for attempting to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Mao Zedong, whose legacy in China remains controversial.
Femi Pedro

SMEDAN seeks collaboration with Chinese SMEs

Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has commenced moves towards a possible collaboration and synergy with Guangdong SMEs in China, aimed at technology transfer to small enterprises in Nigeria.

36 suspects deported from Philippines for fraud

A total of 36 telecom fraudsters have been returned from the Philippines to southern China’s Shenzhen on Wednesday.

SMEDAN seeks Chinese SMEs’ partnership on technology transfer

The Chairman, Governing Board, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Femi Pedro, said efforts are ongoing towards a possible collaboration and synergy with Guangdong SMEs in China, in the area of technology transfer to small enterprises in Nigeria.

China confirms first case of imported Zika virus this year

Chinese Customs Authorities reported on Tuesday they had detected the first case of imported Zika virus in 2018 in a man who had recently traveled to the Maldives.
Rescue workers clear a road of debris and toppled electric posts caused by strong winds due to super Typhoon Mangkhut as they try to reach Baggao town in Cagayan province, north of Manila September 15, 2018. Super Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the northern Philippines, with violent winds and torrential rains, as authorities warned millions in its path of potentially heavy destruction.TED ALJIBE / AFP

Death toll from Philippines typhoon jumps to 49

Typhoon Mangkhut rocked Hong Kong before striking mainland China on Sunday, injuring scores and sending skyscrapers swaying, after killing at least 49 people in the Philippines and ripping a swathe of destruction through its agricultural heartland.

Ministry: Welfare of Nigerians in Guangdong to be addressed

A meeting towards addressing the concerns of Nigerians in Guangdong Province is scheduled to take place at Soluxe Hotel, Tianhe District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province.
Vatti Corp

China firm to refund $12 million after France World Cup win

A Chinese kitchen appliance maker is paying out up to 79 million yuan ($12 million) in refunds to its customers.
Online Betting

Over 540 arrested over online football gambling in China

Over 540 suspects have been arrested for organising online football gambling using bitcoin, with over 10 billion Yuan (1.5 billion dollars) of money involved, police in south China’s Guangdong Province said on Wednesday.
China’s dog meat festival

China’s dog meat festival begins as South Korea mulls ban

As South Korea moves closer to banning dog meat, diners tuck into bowls of stewed canine in southern China, where activists are rethinking their tactics to counter a notorious festival that butchers thousands of dogs.

Chinese Court sentences villager to one year in prison for killing rare snake

A Court in South China’s Guangdong Province on Thursday sentenced a villager to one year in prison for capturing and killing a rare two-meter-long snake.

Why many Nigerians are in Chinese prisons – envoy

Mr Wale Oloko, the Consul-General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Guangzhou, China, on Monday said that many Nigerians were in various Prisons in Guangdong Province for overstaying their visas.

No employment opportunities in China for Nigerians – envoy

Mr Wale Oloko, the Consul-General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in Guangzhou, China, on Monday admonished young Nigerians aspiring to travel to China for employment purposes to look elsewhere.

Iranian oil tanker burns, spills content after hitting Chinese ship

An Iranian oil tanker, operated by the country’s top oil shipping operator was ablaze and spewing its cargo into the East China Sea on Sunday after colliding with a Chinese bulk ship, the Chinese government.

Cameroon gives free laptops to college students

Cameroon has begun giving out free computers to all university students in what the government says will boost education and research. But the distribution of what is said to be a gift from Paul Biya, one of the longest serving presidents in the world, months before presidential elections has generated criticism.

Seven jailed over telecom fraud in China

Seven people were on Thursday sentenced to prison for involvement in a telecom fraud linked to the death of a high school student in 2016.

China’s world largest amphibious aircraft makes maiden flight

China’s domestically developed AG600, the world’s largest amphibious aircraft, performed its maiden flight on Sunday from an airport on the shores of the South China Sea.

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5 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday distributed sensitive materials to all 16 local government areas in Ekiti state ahead of the governorship election.

INEC distributes sensitive materials in Benue

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has distributed sensitive materials across the 23 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Benue in readiness for Saturday’s poll.

Elections: SARS allegedly arrest scores in Kogi communities

Less than twenty four hours to the commencement of the presidential and National Assembly elections, scores of people have been reportedly arrested from across Kogi State, by operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), Lokoja.
AEK Athens Fans

AEK Athens handed suspended European competition ban

AEK Athens have been hit with a one-season ban from European competition after fan violence in a Champions League game against Ajax, but UEFA has suspended the punishment for two years.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: N298 billion generated from VAT in Q4 2018

The National Bureau of Statistics said Nigeria generated N298.01 billion from Value Added Tax in the fourth quarter, 2018.
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Elections: Security agencies urged to treat voters with utmost civility

The Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA), an accredited election observer group, has appealed to security agents deployed for the rescheduled general election to act according to the electoral act, exhibit neutrality and professionalism.