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Alibaba cedes control to form new Russian joint venture

China’s largest e-commerce firm, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, has ceded control of its Russian business to form a new venture with a state fund and two technology firms, hoping that access to their consumer base with help boost its development.

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Yuletide: Alaba traders groan over traffic gridlock

Traders in Alaba International Market are lamenting the negative effect the perennial traffic situation along the road leading to the market is having on their sales this Christmas.
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NFF to camp Falcons in Austria ahead of World Cup

Nigeria’s Super Falcons will be camped at the Avita Resort in Austria which is the same place the Super Eagles stayed prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, the Nigeria Football Federation has said.

Samson Siasia urges LMC, NFF to end NPFL-NNL’ crisis

Samson Siasia has urged the League Management Company (LMC) and Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to sort out the best way to end the crisis rocking the Nigeria professional football league and the Nigeria National League (NNL).
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Akwa Ibom guber: Nsima Ekere promises to domesticate federal government social intervention programmes

The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives’ Congress (APC) for Akwa Ibom State, Obong Nsima Ekere, has promised to domesticate in the state all Federal Government social intervention programmes if elected governor next year.

2019: Lagos commissioner seeks support for APC’s Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Dr Abdulateef Abdulhakeem, Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, on Saturday called on the residents to support the APC Governorship Candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who, he said, would build on Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode’s achievements.