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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.
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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.
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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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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.