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Nigerian student emerges winner in UN Students Conference submissions

‎A Nigerian student Muhammad Baba has emerged overall winner out of the 600 conference submissions at the United Nations International Students Conference on Environment and Sustainability (ISCE) in Shanghai, China.
Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor

Diamond League: Blessing Okagbare wins women’s 100m in Rabat

On her 60th appearance in the Diamond League, Nigeria’s “Queen of Sprints Races” Blessing Okagbare won the Women 100m race at the Rabat Meet on Sunday in Morocco.
Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare-Ighotegunor finished second with a time of 11.07seconds in the women’s 100m event at the Shanghai Diamond League on Saturday.

Blessing Okagbare eyes first IAAF Diamond League win in Rabat

African 200m record holder (22.04), Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor, will be back on the IAAF Diamond League train when it makes its sixth of 14 stops on Sunday at the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium in Rabat, Morocco for the Meeting International Mohammed VI of Athletics.
China is bracing up to hit America where it will hurt most- depriving it of rare earth, a key resource used to make everything from smartphones to military hardware.

China goes for America’s jugular, to ban export of rare earth

China is bracing up to hit America where it will hurt most: depriving it of rare earth, a key resource used to make everything from smartphones to military hardware.
FIFA Women’s World Cup France

FIFA release the 24 teams squad for the Women World Cup

FIFA has announced the 24 teams squad that will participate in the Women World Cup in France, meet the teams and the 23 players each from each team including the Super Falcons of Nigeria.

Sports ministry, AFN meet over refund of IAAF’s $130,000

Less than three days to the expiration of deadline given to Nigeria by the International Associations Athletics Federation (IAAF) to return to $130,000 mistakenly paid to the Athletics Federation Nigeria (AFN), Nigeria may be banned from competing in major competitions across the globe.
Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare-Ighotegunor finished second with a time of 11.07seconds in the women’s 100m event at the Shanghai Diamond League on Saturday.

Blessing Okagbare qualifies for world athletics championship

Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare-Ighotegunor finished second with a time of 11.07 seconds in the women’s 100m event at the Shanghai Diamond League on Saturday.
Unloaded containers from Asia are seen at the main port terminal in Long Beach, California on May 10, 2019. – Two days of talks to resolve a worrisome US-China trade battle ended Friday, May 10, 2019 with no deal, but no breakdown either, offering a glimmer of hope that Washington and Beijing could find a way to avert damage to the global economy. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP)

Donald Trump orders tariff hike on remaining Chinese imports

US President Donald Trump cranked up the heat in a trade battle with China on Friday, ordering a tariff hike on almost all remaining imports from the world’s second-biggest economy, but Beijing said talks would continue to resolve the row.

Paris Saint-Germain to face Inter Milan in China summer tournament

Paris Saint-Germain will take on Inter Milan in a summer tournament in China before facing Rennes in next season’s curtain-raiser Champions Trophy in Shenzen, the Ligue 1 champions announced on Monday.
Paul Pogba has refused to sort out his visa for Manchester United’s pre-season tour to Asia.

Paul Pogba refuses to sort out China visa ahead Manchester United’s pre season tour

Paul Pogba has refused to sort out his visa for Manchester United’s pre-season tour to Asia.
Claver Gatete

Rwanda: China didn’t bug premier’s office

Controversy has enveloped China-funded five-floor administrative building of Office of the Prime Minister of Rwanda believed to have been bugged.
Huawei

Huawei claims ‘world’s first’ 5G hardware for automotive industry

China’s Huawei Technologies launched on Monday what it said was the world’s first 5G communications hardware for the automotive industry, in a sign of its growing ambitions to become a key supplier to the sector for self-driving technology.
US electric auto maker Tesla said Monday it had launched an investigation after a video circulating in China showed one of its cars suddenly burst into flames in a garage in Shanghai.

Tesla probes car fire in Shanghai

US electric auto maker Tesla said Monday it had launched an investigation after a video circulating in China showed one of its cars suddenly burst into flames in a garage in Shanghai.
Briton Lewis Hamilton won the 1,000th Formula One grand prix Sunday in Shanghai, China after grabbing the lead from Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas at the first corner.

Lewis Hamilton wins 1000th Formula One race in Shanghai

Briton Lewis Hamilton won the 1,000th Formula One grand prix Sunday in Shanghai, China after grabbing the lead from Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas at the first corner.

Nigerian poets honoured as Korea marks centenary of independence movement

Several Nigerian poets were rewarded for their creativity at the Korea-Nigeria Poetry Feast in Abuja to mark the 100th anniversary of the Korean Independence Movement.
Pound

Pound rebounds above $1.32 on Brexit deal hopes

Sterling rallied above $1.32 on Tuesday on fresh hope that British Prime Minister Theresa May would avoid a chaotic no-deal Brexit, while global stock markets recovered.
Manchester City needed penalties to overcome Chelsea in the Carabao Cup final, but Pep Guardiola said his side may have suffered some long-term injuries. Getty

Manchester City to play pre-season games in China

Manchester City will play their pre-season matches in the Chinese cities of Nanjing and Shanghai in July as part of the Premier League Asia Trophy, the English champions said on Tuesday.

Dozens killed in China tour bus fire

Twenty six people were killed and at least 28 injured after a tourist bus caught fire in central China, local officials said.

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Girl allegedly steals phone, eats without paying at Lagos hotel

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Former President Jonathan, Atiku Abubakar condemn coup attempt in Ethiopia

Former president Goodluck Jonathan, and a former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the general elections, Atiku Abubakar, have condemned the coup attempt in Ethiopia.
Brian Hook, the US Special Representative for Iran, speaks during a press conference in Kuwait City on June 23, 2019. (Yasser Al-Zayyat - AFP)

Envoy: US ready to lift Iran sanctions, restore diplomatic ties, but needs deal first

The U.S. is ready to lift all the sanctions against Iran and restore diplomatic ties with Tehran, but on condition of a comprehensive deal first.
Aides and supporters of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar watched in disbelief as the Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant wept at his campaign office on Friday in Abuja.

Election tribunal rejects Atiku Abubakar’s request to access INEC server

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has rejected the request of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to have access to the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).