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New Zealand shooting: Firms consider pulling ads from social media

Some New Zealand companies are weighing whether to advertise on social media as two industry groups urged them not to in the wake of recent mass shooting in Christchurch that was live-streamed on Facebook and redistributed on other platforms.
Manchester City’s Spanish manager Pep Guardiola gestures from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on February 3, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) /

VAR: Pep Guardiola wants quicker decisions

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola again backed the use of Video Assistant Referee technology, but called for decisions using the system to be speeded up after his side’s 7-0 thrashing of Schalke to progress to the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday.

NBA to establish commercial law centre in Babcock university

The Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun has announced that the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) is looking to establish a centre for Commercial Legal Studies in the university.

Oando female engineers champion mentorship in celebration of International Day of Women in Science

Lolade Shebanjo, Project Planning & Controls Engineer, Oando said; “I felt fortunate to be surrounded by future female scientists. I was reminded of the fact that when you wear a helmet, it doesn’t matter if you are a woman or a man; your mission is to keep achieving.”
A picture taken on February 4, 2019 shows the Huawei logo displayed on a tablet in Paris. – A government amendment to establish a pre-authorization for the operation of telecom networks, with a view to deploy 5G, received on February 4, 2019 an “unfavorable opinion” from the special commission charged with examining the draft law Pact. (Photo by Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP)

Huawei racks up 5G deals at top mobile fair despite US pressure

Chinese telecoms giant Huawei racked up a slew of deals to sell 5G equipment at the world’s top mobile fair in Spain despite Washington’s campaign to convince its allies bar the firm from their next-generation wireless networks.
7 President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received Cyril Ramaphosa, his South African counterpart, in Abuja.

President Ramaphosa congratulates President Buhari on re-election

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory in Nigeria’s Presidential election.
Cristiano Ronaldo is set to embark on a new business venture by opening up a hair transplant centre in Madrid – and his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez will take up a senior position at the clinic.

Cristiano Ronaldo to open hair transplant clinic with girlfriend

Cristiano Ronaldo is set to embark on a new business venture by opening up a hair transplant centre in Madrid – and his girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez will take up a senior position at the clinic.
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a conference as part of a summit called to attempt to find a lasting political solution to the civil war in Syria which has claimed in excess of 350 000 lives, at Vahdettin Mansion in Istanbul, on October 27, 2018. - The leaders of Turkey, Russia, France and Germany are set to meet in Istanbul to try to find a lasting political solution to the Syrian civil war and salvage a fragile ceasefire in a rebel-held northern province. (Photo by OZAN KOSE / AFP)

Russia plans to attack US over proposed Europe missiles deployment

Russian state TV on Sunday listed potential targets in the U.S. in the event of a nuclear strike and claimed that its new hypersonic missile technology could reach them in less than five minutes.
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Facial recognition targets GP appointment touts in China

Chinese hospitals are using facial recognition technology as part of a crackdown on people making doctors' appointments and then selling them for a profit.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

A time such as this!

I still treasure your overwhelming support for our candidacy in 2015 and also continue to carry the burden of fulfilling the great undertaking and mission for which I have been thrust forward.

Tanzanian research institute develops mosquito repellent

Tanzania’s Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) has developed a repellent to control mosquitoes that spread dengue, Chikunganya and Zika diseases, a senior research scientist revealed on Monday.

Official: Kaduna government, World Bank to establish ginger hub in Kachia

The Kaduna State Government on Monday said it was collaborating with the Federal Government and the World Bank to establish a world-class Ginger Hub in Kachia Local Government Area of the state

Facebook ‘digital gangsters’ who spread fake news – British lawmakers

A scathing British parliamentary report on Monday branded Facebook “digital gangsters” who failed to fight the spread of fake news and violated data privacy.

NMA urges federal government to give members interest-free loans

The Nigeria Medical Association has called for interest-free loans for its members to import duty-free hospital equipment, boost the health sector and curtail the menace of brain drain in the country.
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Buba Galadima: Atiku Abubakar’ll rescue Nigeria from recession

Buba Galadima, the spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential campaign organisation, has pointed out how the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, will rescue Nigeria from recession if elected on Saturday.
Iran unveiled a new cruise missile with a range of 1,300 km (800 miles) on Saturday, state television reported, as the country displays its achievements during celebrations marking the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

Iran warns Europe not to force ‘strategic leap’ on missile range

The deputy chief of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards has warned Europe against forcing the Islamic Republic into boosting the range of its missiles by trying to halt their development.
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Ex-TUC president urges managements to improve workers’ conditions of service

Mrs Peace Obiajulu, former President of Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC), has urged managements of organisations to improve on workers’ conditions of service for increased productivity.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has petitioned France, Germany, European Union, United States of America and United Kingdom over alleged undemocratic actions and infractions of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll accept outcome of credible polls

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, said he would accept the outcome of the February 16 elections if it is credible.

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Oil near 2019 highs on OPEC supply cuts, US sanctions

Oil prices were near 2019 highs on Tuesday, supported by supply cuts led by producer club OPEC.
The death toll from flash floods and mudslides, triggered by days of torrential downpours in Indonesia's easternmost Papua province, has risen to 89, with dozens of others missing.

Death toll from Indonesia floods, mudslides rises to 89

The death toll from flash floods and mudslides, triggered by days of torrential downpours in Indonesia's easternmost Papua province, has risen to 89, with dozens of others missing.
The cockpit voice recorder from the crashed Ethiopian Airlines jet (BEA via AP)

Ethiopian Airlines crashed airliner’s black boxes read

The black boxes of the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed with the loss of 157 lives recently have been read successfully, French accident investigators said on Monday.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Sir Alex Ferguson holding Manchester United back

Zlatan Ibrahimovic says Manchester United must forget Sir Alex Ferguson because his former success is holding the club back.
Nigeria international, Odion Ighalo has been unveiled by new club Shanghai Shenhua and handed jersey number 9 as he continues his football career in the China Super League.

Odion Ighalo: Why I turned down Barcelona

Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo revealed he turned down a chance to join Spanish champions FC Barcelona last summer because of the conditions of the deal.