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Oil falls a third day as US-China trade tensions may limit demand

Oil prices slipped for a third consecutive session on Wednesday as tensions escalated between the United States and China prior to this week’s trade talks, raising uncertainties for global economic growth and oil demand.
Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.

Federal government commends ExxonMobil, Africare, NBA’s quest for youth devt

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, yesterday, commended ExxonMobil Nigeria, Africare and the United-States based National Basketball Association, NBA, for their efforts at promoting capacity building, health development and well-being of Nigerian youths through their Power Africa Initiative.
Juventus

Juventus revenue chief open to taking Serie A overseas

Juventus’ Chief Revenue Officer Giorgio Ricci has claimed that he is open to Serie A playing games abroad.
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen battles cancer again

Billionaire Paul Allen, who founded US software giant Microsoft with Bill Gates in 1975, revealed on Monday he is in a new battle with cancer.

AfDB: Africa cannot be ignored

African Development Bank (AfDB) has warned that Africa cannot be ignored in the world, given the size of its markets, growth, and huge potential across multiple sectors.
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Donald Trump hits back at LeBron James over racial comments

US President Donald Trump sniped back at NBA great LeBron James late Friday, days after the basketball player and philanthropist accused him of fueling racial divides in the United States.

George H.W. Bush recovering in hospital

Former US President George H.W. Bush, admitted to the hospital shortly after the funeral of his beloved wife, has been moved out of intensive care, his office said on Wednesday.

NBBF’s Ejike Ugboaja hails Senator David Mark for Mark d’Ball’s new arena

Mr Ejike Ugboaja, a board member of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), has commended Sen. David Mark for the donation of a new court for the hosting of annual Mark d’Ball basketball competition in Otukpo, Benue State.

Afrobasket: D’Tigers beat Mali 90-67 in Tunisia

Nigeria’s AfroBasket male title defence gained momentum on Saturday in Tunisia when the D’Tigers beat Mali 90-67 points in their second Group A match.

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Woman killed, 65 injured in attack on US base in Afghanistan

A woman was killed and at least 65 people were wounded, including five Georgian soldiers, in a complex attack that hit a medical facility near the largest US military base in Afghanistan early on Wednesday, officials said.

Olivier Giroud wanted by Inter, Atletico in January transfer

Serie A giants Inter Milan and Spanish Laliga top side Atletico Madrid are reportedly leading the race to sign Chelsea’s Olivier Giroud in January.
Chelsea have taken decisive action against ticket touts operating around their Stamford Bridge home, with jail sentences handed out in some instances.

Chelsea eye attacking additions ahead of £150 million January spending spree

Frank Lampard will be given £150m to spend by Chelsea in January upon the lifting of their transfer embargo.
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House of Reps summons ministers over power sector crisis

The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman, and his Labour and Employment counterpart, Chris Ngige, to explain why nothing was done regarding the 21 days ultimatum given by Electricity Workers Union over unpaid benefits to disengaged employees of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), as well as improved condition of services by their current employers.
US rapper A$AP Rocky has been found guilty of assault and handed a conditional sentence after a street brawl in Stockholm.

A$AP Rocky back in Sweden four months after assault conviction

New York rapper A$AP Rocky was back in Sweden on Wednesday for a concert, four months after receiving a suspended sentence over a Stockholm street fight.