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Gas cylinder blast kill 12 in India

At least 12 people died and several were injured when a cooking gas cylinder exploded on Monday, leading to the collapse of a building in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police said.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi went picking up trash on Saturday from a scenic beach resort where he is hosting Chinese President Xi Jinping for summit talks.

India premier picks up trash from seaside while hosting Chinese leader

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi went picking up trash on Saturday from a scenic beach resort where he is hosting Chinese President Xi Jinping for summit talks.
Mr Abhay Thakur, the High Commissioner of India to Nigeria, has said that Nigeria alone accounted for 20 per cent of India’s trade in Africa for the year 2018.

India trains 529 Nigerians

The Indian government has so far trained 529 Nigerians under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) in the past three years.

Uber launches boat service in Lagos

Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc on Friday launched a pilot test of a boat service in Lagos to attract commuters seeking to avoid the megacity’s notoriously congested roads.
The Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, has been announced as the winner of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize.

Full list of Nobel Peace Prize winners

This year’s prize went on Friday to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for his efforts to resolve the long-running conflict with neighbouring foe Eritrea.

House of Reps urges federal government to employ more teachers to tackle low productivity

The House of Representatives on Thursday urged the Federal Government to employ more teachers to tackle low productivity in the education sector.g
Golden Eaglets depart Nigeria to Brazil for FIFA U-17 World Cup, which takes place from October 26 to November 17. 1

U-17 World Cup: Golden Eaglets arrive in Brazil

Five-time champions Nigeria have landed in Brazil for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup finals holding from October 26 to November 17.
Antonio Guterres

Antonio Guterres warns UN may not have enough money to pay staff next month

The United Nations may not have enough money for staff salaries next month if member states don’t pay what they owe, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday.
Olukayode Pitan

BOI chief calls for more technology universities to drive development

The Managing Director of the Bank of Industry, Mr Olukayode Pitan, has urged State and Federal Governments to establish more universities of technology to drive development.
India Police

Nigerian national arrested in Indian city for drug peddling

He was arrested along with Yehiram Nunes, a 35-year-old man from Guinea-Bissau, and two Indians, identified as V Lakshminarayana (23) from Pallavaram in Chennai and Shaik Sadiq (21), a university student, said to be a drug addict.
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Leather industry has potential to boost foreign earnings – minister

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, said the Nigerian leather industry has the potential to increase the nation’s foreign earnings.

Indian state sacks 48,000 transport workers over strike

India’s southern state of Telangana has sacked over 48,000 employees and workers for the regional transport department over an indefinite strike, officials and news reports said on Monday.
Chinese military vessel is touring the contested South China Sea and beyond to meet foreign peers and train its own sailors, spreading goodwill while tightening its claim to a disputed sea and disrupting Australia’s traditional sphere of influence.

Chinese naval training ship spreads goodwill while flexing maritime muscle

A Chinese military vessel is touring the contested South China Sea and beyond to meet foreign peers and train its own sailors, spreading goodwill while tightening its claim to a disputed sea and disrupting Australia’s traditional sphere of influence.

Climate change: Nuclear power game changer – IAEA

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time and the goal of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will be difficult to achieve without a significant increase in the use of nuclear power, IAEA Acting Director General Cornel Feruta said today.
Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima: President Buhari revealed his ‘true colour’ after he got power

Buba Galadima, former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, says power has exposed what the president is truly made of.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 02, 2018 a man is seen exhaling smoke from an electronic cigarette in Washington, DC. – The number of patients suffering from probable lung injury cases associated with e-cigarette use has surged to 1,080, US health authorities said Thursday, while the death toll from the outbreak now stands at 18. (Photo by EVA HAMBACH / AFP)

Vaping-linked lung injury kills 18, sickens 1,080 in US outbreak

Eighteen people have died from illnesses associated with e-cigarette use since March, US health authorities said Thursday, while more than a thousand others have suffered probable lung injuries linked to vaping.

Anti-graft war: EFCC, Indian government to increase collaboration

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Indian government have agreed to pull more of their energies together in the fight against corruption and economic crimes in Nigeria and India.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 4, 2019 shows the logo of the US social networking website Twitter, displayed on a smart-phone screen, in Lille, northern France. – Several features on Twitter were down on October 2, 2019, the platform said, with users from Japan to the USA reporting they were unable to log in, use the mobile app or see direct messages.”We’ve been experiencing outages across Twitter and TweetDeck,” the social media giant said in a statement, without giving a reason for the disruption. “You might have had trouble Tweeting, getting notifications, or viewing DMs. We’re currently working on a fix, and should be back to normal soon.” (Photo by Denis Charlet / AFP)

Twitter outages reported from Japan to USA

Several features on Twitter were down Wednesday, the platform said, with users from Japan to the USA reporting they were unable to log in, use the mobile app or see direct messages.

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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.