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Airtel Africa expects London IPO to be priced between 80-100 pence share

Airtel Africa Ltd, a unit of India’s Bharti Airtel Ltd, on Monday set a price range of 80 to 100 pence per share for its planned initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange.
A six-year-old girl from India died of heat stroke in an Arizona desert after her mother left her with other migrants to go in search of water, a medical examiner and U.S. Border Patrol said on Friday.

Indian migrant girl dies in Arizona desert

A six-year-old girl from India died of heat stroke in an Arizona desert after her mother left her with other migrants to go in search of water, a medical examiner and U.S. Border Patrol said on Friday.
India’s Delhi Police have arrested a Nigerian over serial cases of cheating which involved luring and stinging victims on Facebook.

India’s police arrest three Nigerians for cybercrime

Three Nigerians residing in India have been arrested by the police in India for alleged cybercrime in Mumbai, India’s largest city.

Don lauds efforts of Nigerian educational institutions in research

Prof. Lateef Sanni, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development), Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta(FUNAAB), says educational institutions in Nigeria have fared well in research.
FILE PHOTO- A soldier stands guard as an Indian Air Force AN-32 transport aircraft carrying security personnel takes-off from the technical airport in Jammu, India February 9, 2008. REUTERS-Amit Gupta-File Photo

No survivors in Indian military plane crash

India on Thursday said there were no survivors from a military plane crash last week in a remote mountainous region close to China.
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Nigerian national arrested in India for $216,000 fraud

The Delhi police have arrested a yet to be identified Nigerian for allegedly duping dozens of Indians under a fraudulent scheme, officials said on Thursday.

June 12: Federal government renames Abuja Stadium after MKO Abiola

President Muhammadu Buhari has renamed the Abuja National Stadium after MKO Abiola, winner of the 1993 presidential elections.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

President Buhari: Political, religious leaders fueling insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari has accused ethnic, political and religious leaders of sponsoring and inciting inter-communal and inter-religious strife and violence in the country.

President Buhari renames Abuja national stadium after MKO Abiola

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday renamed the Abuja National Stadium after the late self-acclaimed President, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola (GCFR).

Two Canadian women kidnapped in Ghana regains freedom

Ghana’s information ministry said the rescue operation was completed early Wednesday in the south-central Ashanti region. No other details were immediately available.
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WhatsApp threatens legal action against advertisements for tools that bypass anti-spam restrictions

WhatsApp has threatened legal action against those who publicly claim the ability to abuse its messaging platform, after the emergence of a raft of companies advertising products to bypass usage restrictions.

Report: Emerging markets still deprived of fit-for-purpose financial systems

The lack of an efficient and resilient financial system is still holding back inclusive and sustainable growth in emerging markets. Policymakers, regulators and financial services organisations should more actively shape a financial system that is fit for purpose.
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unexpected visit Sunday to a Colombo church bombed during the Easter suicide attacks on his first trip to neighbouring Sri Lanka since his election triumph.

India’s premier makes unscheduled stop at bombed Sri Lanka church

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unexpected visit Sunday to a Colombo church bombed during the Easter suicide attacks on his first trip to neighbouring Sri Lanka since his election triumph.
India Police

Four dead in shootout between rival Indian political parties

Three supporters of India’s ruling right-wing party and another from a rival regional party have been killed in a gun battle in West Bengal state, police and a local politician said Sunday.
Maithripala Sirisena

Easter bombings: Sri Lanka president sacks intelligence chief

Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena has sacked the national intelligence chief and will not cooperate with a parliamentary investigation into security lapses before the Easter suicide bombings, officials said Saturday.
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NBS: Nigeria’s foreign trade up by 2.50% in 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the country recorded a total trade value of N8.2 billion for the first quarter of 2019, representing a growth of 2.50 per cent when compared to the previous quarter, (fourth quarter, 2018).
Directorate General of Shipping in India has banned Indian seafarers from working in vessels in Nigerian waters and the Gulf of Guinea, as piracy and kidnapping incidents increase.

Piracy: India bans its seafarers from Nigeria, Gulf of Guinea

An Indian flagged ship: Directorate General of Shipping warns Indian seafarers from coming to Nigerian waters, Gulf of Guinea

Two Canadians kidnapped in Ghana

Authorities in Ghana say two Canadians on an exchange program have been abducted.

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One soldier, two NSCDC operatives killed by suspected vandals in Rivers

Suspected vandals on Sunday attacked and killed one soldier and two officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, guarding Shell Petroleum facilities at Gio Community in Tai Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Benue to rehabilitate rural roads or easy transportation of agricultural produce

Benue State government said it has completed modalities for the development and rehabilitation of 500 kilometers of rural roads across the state.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Rivers audit committee invites four council chairmen for interrogation

The committee to investigate and audit the financial transactions of the 23 Local Government Councils in Rivers State has invited the chairmen of Ahoada East, Akuku Toru, Bonny and Oyigbo Local Government areas to appear before it on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.
Atomic Energy Organization spokesman Behruz Kamalvandi

Iran ‘to exceed agreed uranium stock limit in 10 days’

Iran will exceed the amount of low-enriched uranium it is allowed to keep under the nuclear deal in 10 days, state TV has said.

Rivers United to face Akwa United as Federation Cup reaches Round of 32

Football fans will be presented with more than value for their money at any of the match venues they decide to go and watch in the Federation Cup Round of 32 with mouth-watering fixtures ready to be served to them on Wednesday and Thursday respectively.