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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.

China to hold annual conference for international education

The 19th China Annual Conference for International Education will be held in Beijing from Oct. 18 to 21, under the theme: “Education Modernisation Practice and Exploration.’’
The bullet train at Hong Kong’s West Kowloon station

China launches bullet train service to Hong Kong

A new bullet train service between Hong Kong and mainland China launched Sunday, a multi-billion-dollar project that critics say gives away part of the city’s territory to an increasingly assertive Beijing.

NPA, Guangzhou Port sign MoU on port operations

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Guangzhou Port Authority (GPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve efficiency of port operations in Nigeria.

China’s pig fever outbreak a boon for chicken farmers

An outbreak of African swine fever in China is proving to be a windfall for chicken farmers, helping drive up prices of the country’s second-most popular meat to two-and-a-half year highs.

Air Peace signs multi-million dollar agreement with Boeing

Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, has signed a multi-million dollar agreement with aircraft manufacturers, The Boeing Company, for the purchase of 10 brand new B737 Max aircraft.

Anambra: Chinese pilgrims call for prayers for Christians in China

Chinese Pilgrims to Nigeria have urged Nigerians to pray for the Christian community in China to enable them to spread the gospel.
5 President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday arrived in Beijing, China for the 7th Summit of the Forum on China —Africa Cooperation.

Nigeria, China to sign $328 million ICT agreement – Presidency

The Presidency has disclosed that Nigeria and China are set to sign the National Information and Communication Technology Infrastructure Backbone Phase 11 (NICTIB 11) between Galaxy Backbone Limited and Huawei Technologies Limited (HUAWEI) at the cost of $328 million facility provided by the Chinese EXIM Bank.
1 President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday arrived in Beijing, China for the 7th Summit of the Forum on China —Africa Cooperation.

Nigeria to sign $328 million ICT pact with China as President Buhari arrives Beinjing

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday arrived Beijing to attend the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation holding between September 3 and 4.

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.

Air Peace boss seeks connectivity in Africa

The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema, has said the airline is championing seamless air connectivity in Africa to drive the economic growth in the continent and ease the travel challenges of the people.

Air Peace inaugurates Monrovia, Abuja-Accra services August 6

Nigerian Carrier, Air Peace, has announced plans to expand its regional operations with flights from Lagos and Abuja to Monrovia and from Abuja to Accra from Aug. 6.
(FILES) This file picture taken on June 27, 2018 shows Brazil's midfielder Paulinho celebrating after scoring during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group E football match between Serbia and Brazil at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow. Brazil's Paulinho swaps the World Cup and Barcelona for the Chinese Super League this week as he returns on loan to rescue Guangzhou Evergrande's flagging bid for an eighth straight title, as the league starts up on July 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCISCO LEONG

He’s back – Paulinho goes from Barca to World Cup to Guangzhou

Brazil's Paulinho swaps the World Cup and Barcelona for the Chinese Super League this week as he returns on loan to rescue Guangzhou Evergrande's flagging bid for an eighth straight title.
Paulinho

Paulinho leaves Barcelona to rejoin Guangzhou Evergrande

Barcelona have confirmed Paulinho is leaving the club to rejoin Chinese club Guangzhou Evergrande on an initial one-season loan deal.

Mystery illness hits US diplomats in China

The U.S. has brought a group of diplomats home from Guangzhou, China, over concerns they were suffering from a mysterious malady that resembles a brain injury and has already affected U.S. personnel in Cuba, State Department spokesperson has said.

Ex-Govenror Orji Kalu urges Nigerians in diaspora to be good ambassadors

The former governor noted that Nigerians are “hard working, enterprising, and innovative,” and called on the Federal Government, to continue to initiate programmes, that would enlighten Nigerians abroad on the potentials and challenges of their host countries.

Shanghai Shenhua crash out of AFC Champions League

Big-spending Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua were eliminated from the 2018 AFC Champions League with a game to spare on Tuesday after drawing 2-2 with Kashima Antlers of Japan at home.

Odion Ighalo misses penalty as Changchun Yatai lose at home

Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo missed from the penalty spot as his club Changchun Yatai continued to look for their first league win of the new season following their dramatic 2-1 home loss to Guangzhou R and F on Saturday.

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Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Tottenham re-sign Michel Vorm to cover Hugo Lloris absence

Tottenham have re-signed goalkeeper Michel Vorm on a deal until the end of the season to cover for the injured Hugo Lloris.

Igbo leaders meet President Buhari on Thursday

South East Governors Forum have resolved to meet with President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday over the welfare of Ndigbo.
Sports Minister Sunday Dare (middle) at the National Stadium Lagos

Tokyo Olympics: Athletes to be camped for five months – minister

Ahead of the preparations toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Monday assured athletes that he would ensure a minimum of five months camping.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.

NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.