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Thiago Alcantara may be an “unbelievable” player, concedes Jose Enrique, but that does not make the Bayern Munich midfielder the “best fit” for Liverpool.

PSG join race to sign Bayern Munich star

Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly set to challenge Liverpool in their pursuit of Bayern Munich star Thiago Alcantara.
Workers are seen underground South Africa's Gold Fields South Deep mine in Westonaria, 45 kilometres south-west of Johannesburg, South Africa, file. REUTERS-Siphiwe Sibeko-File Photo

South Africa mining firms work together against coronavirus as mines reopen

South African mining companies are setting up shared quarantine facilities for miners testing positive for COVID-19 and are discussing other ways to cooperate, as the vital national industry gradually restarts operations halted since late March.
SAO PAULO - PARIS - Boeing Co. on Saturday pulled out of a $4.2 billion deal to buy the commercial jets division of Brazil's Embraer, unraveling years of work on a transformative move driven by expanding competition with Europe's Airbus.

Boeing abandons $4.2 billion deal to buy part of Embraer

Boeing Co. on Saturday pulled out of a $4.2 billion deal to buy the commercial jets division of Brazil's Embraer, unraveling years of work on a transformative move driven by expanding competition with Europe's Airbus.
(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 releases location data to show if coronavirus lockdowns are working

Alphabet’s Google on Thursday published reports for 131 countries showing whether visits to shops, parks and workplaces dropped in March, when many governments issued stay-at-home orders to rein the spread of the novel coronavirus.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Adesola Adeduntan, has said the introduction of FirstGem, a female-focused product by the bank has contributed to the development of the Nigerian economy.

President Buhari congratulates FirstBank chief on international award

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, FirstBank Limited, Dr Adesola Adeduntan, on his award of Distinguished Alumnus of the Year by Cranfield School of Management, United Kingdom.

NCC, IHS, NERC push for PPP to grow broadband

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and IHS Nigeria, on Tuesday made a strong case for private-public partnership (PPP) to drive innovative solutions that will enable the country to meet its growing demand for broadband connectivity.
Aiteo Group

Aiteo appoints new managing director, announces major leadership changes

Africa’s foremost oil and energy group, Aiteo, has announced the appointment of Mr. Victor Okoronkwo as its new Managing Director. His elevation follows the retirement of Chike Onyejekwe from the top post.

AfDB, Sophia university sign deal on capacity building

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Sophia University in Japan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote capacity building.
Mary Uduk

SEC: Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit to hit $878 billion by 2040

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit would hit 878 billion dollars by 2040 and called for active utilisation of green bond for infrastructural gap

Federal government takes 10 billion barrels deep-water foreign investors’ chase to London

The Federal Government has taken the chase of foreign investors for 10 billion barrels deep-water oil resources in Nigeria to London, United Kingdom.
4 FOCAC- PRESIDENT BUHARI PARTICIPATES IN ROUNDTABLE MEETING, BEIJING, CHINA, TUESDAY, SEPT. 4, 2018

President Buhari assures Chinese investors of support

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Beijing, China, assured existing and prospective Chinese investors of high-level support for their investment plans in Nigeria.

NAF wants quick delivery of A-29 Super Tucano aircraft

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has appealed to the manufacturers of the A-29 Super Tucano Attack Aircraft, to expedite action on its delivery to Nigeria.

NAF chief tasks manufacturer on prompt delivery

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has tasked manufacturers of the A-29 Super Tucano attack aircraft, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) to ensure prompt delivery of the aircraft to Nigeria.

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The Corps Commander-Chief Executive Officer, Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement, Seni Ogunyemi

Ogun traffic agency goes tough on unlatched containers

The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) says it will collaborate with other sister agencies in apprehending unlatched container on transit in the state.
Yekini Nabena

APC urges PDP, others to emulate President Buhari on free, fair elections

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, said on Tuesday that President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration that the party could have used the military and other security services to overrun opposition states in the 2019 general election but chose free, fair elections is a solid pointer that under the current administration, the days of stolen and procured electoral mandates are fast fading.

Charity: Wear face mask during sex, avoid kissing

People having sex with anyone outside their household should wear a face mask and avoid kissing during intercourse to prevent getting coronavirus, a charity has warned.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC slams Delta’s N400 million Ecumenical project amidst slash in wages

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday condemned the N400million ecumenical project proposed in the state’s 2020 revised budget noting that the project amidst claims of the state facing a cash crunch leading to the slashing of workers’ salaries in the state was not only unlawful but morally wrong and unjustifiable.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard on the pitch before the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS-Michael Dalder

Frank Lampard promises to ‘keep moving forward’ as he reflects on first season in...

Frank Lampard says he is ‘really proud’ of his Chelsea players this season and has promised to ‘keep moving forward’ as he reflects on his first season in charge at Stamford Bridge.