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Portuguese doctors join opposition to euthanasia

Portuguese doctors have taken a stand against euthanasia, alongside the Catholic Church, as lawmakers prepare this week to debate proposed legislation aimed at decriminalising the practice.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg (AFP Photo - Getty Images - Win McNamee)

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg wants ‘new framework’ for digital tax

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Friday backed moves by the OECD group of free-market economies to reform the way online giants are taxed worldwide, even if that means companies like his own paying more to national governments.
Aliko Dangote, president of the Dangote Group and chief sponsor of the Dangote Foundation, says he wants to be like Bill Gates and try to give a chunk of his wealth to charity in the next few years.

Aliko Dangote remains Africa’s wealthiest person, Mike Adenuga, Abdulsamad Rabiu among top 20

For the ninth year in a row, Aliko Dangote of Nigeria has been declared as the wealthiest person in Africa, with an estimated net worth of $10.1 billion.

Supreme Court dismisses appeal to unfreeze General Abacha’s foreign accounts

The Supreme Court on Friday struck out an appeal filed by the family of the late Head of State, Sani Abacha, who had prayed for an order unfreezing some bank accounts of the late dictator and other members of the family held in the UK, Switzerland, Jersey, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg.
Nigeria has slipped on Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index 2019, scoring 26 per cent.

Nigeria now fourth most corrupt country in West Africa

Nigeria has slipped on Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index 2019, scoring 26 per cent.

EU court to rule in dispute between Airbnb, City of Paris

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) is to rule in a dispute between short-term rental platform Airbnb and the city of Paris on Thursday as the company faces pushback from some European capitals.
Cristiano Ronaldo has vowed to return stronger after being left out of the Juventus squad for Saturday’s match against Atalanta.

Cristiano Ronaldo reacts to his exclusion from Juventus squad to face Atalanta

The Portugal international revealed he has been playing through injury, despite scoring a hat-trick against Lithuania and one goal against Luxembourg for his country during the international break.
Former Juventus and Real Madrid manager Fabio Capello has blasted Cristiano Ronaldo, after the attacker's poor performance against AC Milan.

Cristiano Ronaldo: I don’t like to be substituted, but I wasn’t fully fit for...

After Maurizio Sarri subbed off Cristiano Ronaldo in two successive Juventus’ games, the Portuguese star has admitted that he doesn’t enjoy being replaced.
Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay urged Brussels to show “creativity and flexibility” in negotiations over Britain leaving the EU on Thursday, after the Finnish prime minister said London must produce new proposals by the end of this month.

Brexit deal ‘still very possible’ – minister

Britain’s Brexit Minister Stephen Barclay said Tuesday that a divorce deal with the EU was “still very possible” as the two sides pursue intense negotiations ahead of a summit this week.
The Turkish public and political elite have largely thrown their support behind the country's forces fighting in northern Syria, standing in defiance against voices in the international community condemning Ankara's operation in the region.

EU to consider steps against Turkey for Syria offensive

European Union (EU) foreign ministers are expected on Monday to discuss the bloc’s response to Turkey’s military incursion into northern Syria, with the possibility of sanctions and an EU-wide arms embargo on the table.

EU ministers to consider steps against Turkey over Syria offensive

European Union foreign ministers are expected on Monday to discuss the bloc’s response to Turkey’s military incursion into northern Syria, with the possibility of sanctions and an EU-wide arms embargo on the table.
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Cristiano Ronaldo scores 699th career goal as Portugal defeat Luxembourg

Bernardo Silva and Cristiano Ronaldo both got on the scoresheet as Portugal ran out 3-0 winners over Luxembourg on Friday night.
Russia-linked sources are using social media in an attempt to influence elections in the European Union, according to a new report on disinformation released today by the European Commission, just one month after parliamentary elections in the union.

EU interior ministers meet on migrants relocation

European Union (EU) interior ministers are due to meet in Luxembourg on Tuesday, with talks expected to cover a plan to break the deadlock over the distribution of migrants rescued from boats trying to reach the Europe.
Bernardo Silva has written a confidential letter to the Football Association (FA) expressing his regret if any unintentional offence was caused by a tweet he posted on Sunday.

Portugal coach defends Bernardo Silva in racist tweet row

Portuguese coach Fernando Santos weighed in on Thursday to defend midfielder Bernardo Silva who has been charged with misconduct by the Football Association over a controversial social media post comparing teammate Benjamin Mendy with a black cartoon character.

Saudi Arabia approves e-visa, visa on arrival for 49 countries — full list

Despite seeming close ties, Nigeria is not on Saudi Arabia’s index of 49 countries whose citizens will be able to get e-visa online as well as visa on arrival.
(FILES) A file photo taken on November 20, 2017 shows logos of US multinational technology company Google displayed on computers' screens. Google is dropping out of the bidding for a huge Pentagon cloud computing contract that could be worth up to $10 billion, saying the deal would be inconsistent with its principles. The decision by Google, confirmed to AFP in an email October 9, 2018, leaves a handful of other tech giants including Amazon in the running for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract aimed at modernizing the military's computing systems. / AFP PHOTO / LOIC VENANCE

Google wins fight to restrict right-to-be-forgotten ruling to EU search engines

Google has won a long-standing battle with European Union (EU) regulators, after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that Google can limit the scope of the so-called “right-to-be-forgotten” (RTBF) requests to searches made within the EU.
Mohammed Abacha, the oldest surviving son of Gen. Abacha, was particularly uncooperative in the loot recovery.

Bello Adoke: How Sani Abacha’s family hid $1 billion loot

The Abacha family thought they had done Nigeria a favour by giving up $1.3 billion but the Goodluck Jonathan administration soon discovered that they still had $1 billion hidden in various accounts in Europe, according to Mohammed Bello Adoke.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates scoring Arsenal's third goal with Bukayo Saka. (David Price-Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Teenager Bukayo Saka scores as Arsenal win at Frankfur

Teenage winger, Bukayo Saka, scored his first goal for Arsenal as they beat 10-man Eintracht Frankfurt 3-0 in the first round of Europa League group matches on Thursday.

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Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Ogun strengthens tie with MAN towards economic growth

Ogun State government has renewed its commitment to strengthen economic ties with the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), to enhance socio-economic growth of the state.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it has neutralised some key Boko Haram Terrorists (BHTs) leaders at Alafa Yagayaga on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.

NAF air strikes kill key ISWAP leaders in Borno

Some key Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) leaders have been killed by airstrikes at Jubillaram and Alinwa in the Northern part of Borno State.

PDP asks National Assembly to probe President Buhari over Abacha loot

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the National Assembly to immediately undertake a forensic probe of the Muhammadu Buhari administration.

We’ve lost over 86 people to Fulani herdsmen since 2012 – Delta community

Residents of Agadama in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State have lamented that the community lost over 86 people to suspected Fulani herdsmen since the attacks started in 2012.

Group: Politicians, traditional rulers responsible for military invasions of Ijaw communities

Niger Delta Rights group known as the Ijaw Peoples Development Initiative (IPDI), has accused Ijaw political leaders and traditional rulers as being responsible for the incessant military invasions in Ijaw communities.