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A HUGE 600lbs bluefin tuna said to be worth around £2.7million has been caught off the coast of Ireland.

Coastguards catch fish weighing 270kg and worth $120,000

A crew of the Irish Coast Guard has caught an enormous bluefin tuna weighing 270kg and measuring eight and a half feet long.
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US-China trade optimism lifts stocks, dollar shrugs

Positive noises from China on U.S. trade talks lifted European stocks on Thursday and snuffed out a modest rally in safe-haven assets that had dominated in Asia.
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240 Tennis players enter for 2019 Lagos Open championship

At least 240 players across 57 countries of the world have signified their interest to be part of this year’s Lagos Open Tennis Championship according to a statement issued by the organisers on Tuesday.
Naomi Osaka of Japan celebrates during her women’s singles final match against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia in the Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in Osaka on September 22, 2019. Jiji Press - AFP

Naomi Osaka ends title drought at home Pan Pacific Open

Japan’s Naomi Osaka ended an eight-month title drought by winning the Pan Pacific Open in her home city on Sunday, her first trophy since her second consecutive Grand Slam triumph at the Australian Open in January.
Japanese tennis sensation Naomi Osaka beat Elise Mertens of Belgium on Saturday to reach the final of the Pan Pacific Open, thrilling her Japanese fans in the city of her birth.

Naomi Osaka advances to Pan Pacific final in home city

Japanese tennis sensation Naomi Osaka beat Elise Mertens of Belgium on Saturday to reach the final of the Pan Pacific Open, thrilling her Japanese fans in the city of her birth.
Sloane Stephens

Kiki Bertens, Sloane Stephens bow out of Pan Pacific Open

Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova stunned second seed Kiki Bertens 6-1 7-5 to reach the Pan Pacific Open quarter-finals in Osaka on Thursday, while American Sloane Stephens suffered another early exit.
Tsunehisa Katsumata, the former chairman of Tokyo Electric Power Company, arriving at Tokyo District Court on Thursday. He and two other former executives were acquitted of criminal negligence. Kazuhiro Nogi-Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

Former utility bosses not guilty in Fukushima disaster – court

A Japanese court handed down a not guilty verdict to three former Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) executives on Thursday over the 2011 nuclear catastrophe at the Fukushima plant.
Google is launching new voices for Google Assistant in nine countries today, adding a secondary voice option outside the US for the first time. When users set up a new Android phone, the default voice will also be chosen at random, so there’ll be a mix of people getting the old and new voices, though you can still change later if you want to.

Google Assistant gets a second voice option in nine countries

Google is launching new voices for Google Assistant in nine countries today, adding a secondary voice option outside the US for the first time. When users set up a new Android phone, the default voice will also be chosen at random, so there’ll be a mix of people getting the old and new voices, though you can still change later if you want to.
INDIAN WELLS, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 09: Naomi Osaka of Japan during a change of ends against Kristina Mladenovic of France during their women’s singles second round match on day six of the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 09, 2019 in Indian Wells, California. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images/AFP

Naomi Osaka sacks coach

Japanese tennis superstar Naomi Osaka announced on Friday she was splitting with her coach, her second break-up this year as she battles for form and slips down the world rankings.

NLNG selects Saipem, Daewoo, Chiyoda to build $7 billion Train-7

The Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited has selected a consortia comprising the Italian Saipem, South Korean Daewoo Engineering, and Japanese Chiyoda to build its $7 billion Train-7 LNG expansion plant.
A 34-year-old Japanese man, Yusuke Taniguchi, has been arrested for allegedly stealing the credit card information of over 1,300 people and using it to make purchases online.

Man defrauds over 1,300 customers by memorising credit card info

A 34-year-old Japanese man, Yusuke Taniguchi, has been arrested for allegedly stealing the credit card information of over 1,300 people and using it to make purchases online.
Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)

MAN urges Nigerians to embrace Made-in-Nigeria products

The President of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Mr. Mansur Ahmed, has enjoined Nigerians to have preference for Nigerian-manufactured products to enable the country’s local manufacturers employ more Nigerians and spread wealth in the country.
FILE PHOTO – A group of disputed islands, Uotsuri island (top), Minamikojima (bottom) and Kitakojima, known as Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China is seen in the East China Sea, in this photo taken by Kyodo September 2012. Mandatory credit. REUTERS/Kyodo/File Photo

Japan ‘to set up police unit’ for disputed islands

Japan will launch a special police unit equipped with submachine guns and helicopters to patrol disputed isles in the East China Sea — a source of tension between Tokyo and Beijing, according to police and media.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: TICAD 7 shows no nation wants to do business with President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday described as disgraceful the outing and alleged poor attention given to President Muhammadu Buhari by world leaders and investors at the 7th Tokyo International Conference on Africa Development, TICAD.
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after attending the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7) in Yokohama, Japan.

President Buhari returns from Japan

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after attending the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7) in Yokohama, Japan.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday night returned to Abuja after attending the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) in Yokohama, Japan.

President Buhari returns to Abuja — videos

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday night returned to Abuja after attending the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) in Yokohama, Japan.
Naomi Osaka of Japan reacts after defeating Magda Linette of Poland during their Round 2 women’s Singles tennis match at the 2019 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on August 29, 2019. (Kena Betancur - AFP)

Serena Serena excited for Coco Gauff-Naomi Osaka – ‘future of women’s tennis’

Serena Williams is usually playing in the matches that thrill her most, but she’s going to join a host of fans in watching Saturday’s US Open third round showdown between teen sensation Coco Gauff and top-ranked defending champion Naomi Osaka.
Toyota Motor Corp is investigating a blaze at its headquarters in western Japan’s Toyota City, believed to have broken out in the technology development division.

Fire breaks out at Toyota headquarters in Japan

Toyota Motor Corp is investigating a blaze at its headquarters in western Japan’s Toyota City, believed to have broken out in the technology development division.

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The election tribunal in Kogi state has, on Friday, sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi west district.

Kogi elections: My nephew shot at polling unit is dead – Dino Melaye

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday’s Kogi West Senatorial election, Dino Melaye, has revealed that his nephew who was allegedly shot at a polling unit on Saturday, has died.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa election: APC coasting to victory in Goodluck Jonathan’s local council

Official results from local government areas in Bayelsa State have started coming in and the All Progressives Congress (APC) is leading with a wide margin in President Goodluck Jonathan’s Ogbia Local Government Area, the results of Saturday’s governorship election in Bayelsa State show.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has relocated the collation of results of Bayelsa State governorship election in Nembe, Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas to its headquarters in Yenagoa under heavy security.

Bayelsa election: Officials relocate collation of Nembe, Southern Ijaw results to INEC headquarters

The Independent National Electoral Commission has relocated the collation of results of Bayelsa State governorship election in Nembe, Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas to its headquarters in Yenagoa under heavy security.
Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education, told newsmen on Sunday in Kaduna that the review would enable the Commission to determine areas requiring legislative action before the 2023 elections.

Bayelsa/Kogi elections: INEC condemns violence, assures voters of fair, credible conclusion

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed concern about some reported cases of violence in the Saturday governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi governorship elections.
Google employees are holding a sit-in at offices around the world to protest alleged retaliation against workers.

Google enters battle for cloud gaming market

Ever-expanding Google becomes a gaming company Tuesday with the launch of its Stadia cloud service that lets people play console-quality video games on a web browser or smartphone.