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Oby Ezekwesili wins Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer Award

A former Nigeria education minister Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili has been announced as Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer at the prestigious Forbes Woman Africa Awards inaugural gala dinner held this March in Durban, South Africa.
Samsung senior vice president of product marketing Justin Denison speaks on stage about the new foldable phone during the Samsung Unpacked product launch event in San Francisco, California on February 20, 2019. (Photo by Josh Edelson - AFP)

Foldable phone outlook hinges on price

Handset makers are racing to launch their first smartphones with folding screens but analysts warn the technology is still too rudimentary — and expensive — to woo consumers in large numbers for now.
People walk past an Apple store in Beijing on December 11, 2018. – Apple stores in China continued with business as usual on December 11, despite a Chinese court-ordered ban on iPhone sales that could hurt the US tech firm in one of its most crucial markets. (Photo by GREG BAKER / AFP)

Apple cuts revenue forecast on weak China sales

Apple Inc on Wednesday took the rare step of cutting its quarterly sales forecast, with Chief Executive Tim Cook blaming slowing iPhone sales in China, whose economy has been dragged down by uncertainty around U.S.-China trade relations.

Senate cautions Imo government against alleged land encroachment

The Senate Committee on Industries on Thursday cautioned the Imo Government against its alleged encroachment on Federal Government property in the state.

Apple to broaden iPhone lineup with more screen

Apple on Wednesday was expected to unveil new iPhones, playing up eye-grabbing edge-to-edge screens in a bid to strengthen its position in a largely saturated global smartphone market.
FILE PHOTO- The Huawei logo is seen during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 26, 2018. REUTERS-Yves Herman-File Photo

Huawei tops Apple in tightening smartphone market

China-based Huawei took the second-place spot from Apple in a tightening global smartphone during the second quarter of this year, according to figures released Tuesday by International Data Corporation.

Apple nears $1 trillion mark with record Q2 profits

Apple is coasting near the history-making one trillion market value after announcing on Tuesday a 30 per cent increase in its profit for the second quarter.

China’s ZTE stock surges after US lifts supplier ban

Investors on Monday cheered the lifting of a U.S. supplier ban on China’s ZTE, pushing its shares up 17 percent, though analysts cautioned the telecommunications equipment maker still faced many challenges as it works to revive its business.

Seven firms bid to buy Zambia’s oil refinery

Seven firms have submitted bids to buy majority stake in Zambia’s sole 24,000 barrels per day Indeni Petroleum Refinery, an executive at the agency handling the bidding said on Saturday.

Samsung launches new S9 phone with augmented reality features

Samsung unveiled its new flagship smartphone on Sunday with a focus on augmented reality features as it seeks to keep its title as the world’s biggest smartphone maker.

Federal govt pledges to resuscitate Edo industrial centre

The Federal Government on Monday pledged to resuscitate the Industrial Development Centre (IDC) in Edo to support Medium and Small Enterprises, as well as promote made in Nigeria goods in the state.

NDDC, SMEDAN to establish enterprise innovation hub in Niger Delta

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) and a private sector organisation for the establishment of Nigeria’s first and grandest enterprise innovation and growth hub.

Global smartphone sales keep momentum – IDC

The global smartphone market has momentum going into the year-end holiday shopping season, according to preliminary figures released Thursday by International Data Corporation (IDC).

China’s tighter drone rules send enthusiasts flocking to school

A buzz fills the sky above a flight base in northern Beijing, as pilots practise take-offs and landings ahead of tests to qualify for a license – to fly drones.

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Anambra: Herdsmen destroying our crops – farmers

Farmers in Uru village, Mbaukwu in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State have decried alleged incessant destruction of their crops by herders. The farmers called on the state government for urgent intervention.
Nigeria Police

Easter: 2,211 police officers deployed in Plateau

The Plateau State Police Command yesterday said it had marshalled out 2, 211 personnel for the Easter celebrations in the state.
3 The Nigerian Army has assured the Vigilante-Hunters Association in Borno state of its readiness to collaborate with the Association in the ongoing counter insurgency operations in the North East.

500 vigilantes, hunters join Operation Puff Adder in Sokoto

Five hundred vigilantes and local hunters have joined the Operation Puff Adder launched in Sokoto State yesterday.

NEPZA calls for investigation into murder incident at Lagos free zone

The Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA), has assured investors, local and foreign operating under the Free Zone Scheme in Nigeria of adequate security of their lives and safety of their investments.
Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame fire cause may be electrical – official

Investigators think an electrical short circuit may have caused the fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral, according to a judicial police official.