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Federal government to develop special economic zones in geo-political regions

The Federal Government has stated its determination to develop world-class Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in each of the six geo-political regions of the country.

Amazon raises minimum wage to $15 for all 350,000 US workers following criticism

Starting November 1st, Amazon will pay all its US employees a minimum wage of $15 an hour in a move that e-commerce giant expects to impact more than 250,000 full- and part-time employees and 100,000 seasonal workers
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Udoma Udoma: Nigeria’s economy excites global investors

Key foreign investors, who met at various meetings with the Nigerian government delegation to the United Nation’s General Assembly in New York during the week, have expressed interest in scaling up investment in Nigeria.
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Microsoft, Walmart team up to take on Amazon

Walmart said Tuesday it was entering into a strategic partnership with Microsoft on “digital transformation” for the onetime retail industry leader.

US lawmakers want to end ‘evil’ migrant family separations

Democratic lawmakers vowed Sunday to end the "evil" separation of migrant children from their parents at the US border, as First Lady Melania Trump made a rare political plea to end the deeply controversial practice.

US: Nearly 2,000 minors split from parents at border in six weeks

Nearly 2,000 minors were separated from their parents or adult guardians who illegally crossed into the United States over a recent six-week period, officials said Friday, as debate raged over how to end the deeply controversial practice.

Cardtonic: Sell iTunes and Amazon gift cards without getting cheated

There is just one little problem, you don’t know where to sell iTunes and Amazon cards without getting cheated. Well, luckily for you, we do.

Donald Trump assails Amazon on taxes, retail competition

US President Donald Trump slammed Amazon on Thursday over taxes and retail competition, sparking fresh worries for the technology sector pressured by Facebook's privacy scandal.

Google partners with retail giants to monetize online product searches

Alphabet’s Google routinely fields product queries from millions of shoppers. Now it wants to take a cut of their purchases, too.

Shooting at Colorado Walmart leaves three dead

At least three people have been killed after a shooting near a Walmart store in the US state of Colorado, police sources said.

Donald Trump rejects claim he forgot fallen soldier’s name in phone call to widow

Donald Trump has denied claims he failed to remember the name of a fallen US serviceman during a phone call with the soldier's wife.

Online shoppers prefer brick-and-mortar grocery stores

Most U.S. shoppers are fiercely loyal to local food stores, calling them better than online options, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll that raises questions about how much Amazon.com’s $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods will shake up the supermarket business.

IBM blockchain project adds Nestle, Tyson, and other food companies

Nestle, Unilever, Tyson Foods, and other large food and retail companies have joined IBM’s project to explore how blockchain technology can help track food supply chains and improve safety, the companies said in a joint statement today.

Walmart taps Google to challenge Amazon’s hold on voice-assisted shopping

Walmart is teaming up with Google to enter the nascent voice-shopping market, currently dominated by Amazon, adding another front to the giant retailer’s battle with the online megastore.

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Ebonyi government approves soft loans to operators of illegal schools to secure approval

The Ebonyi State Government has approved the granting of soft loans to operators of unregistered schools in the State to enable them fulfill their registration requirements.

NAPTIP lauds Ghana’s anti-trafficking law

Also speaking, the representative of the Head, Consular, David Ako Sowah, expressed that the Ghana High Commission’s appreciation for the level of cooperation and good working relationship between the agency and the commission.
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Executive Order: Muhammadu Buhari tightens tax, money laundering rules

The Muhammadu Buhari administration is stepping up the regulations on money laundering and tax evasion by releasing a new Executive Order number eight, tagged Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme (VOARS).

Rotimi Akeredolu identifies gaps in polio eradication

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says he has identified gaps hindering the eradication of polio in the state and the country at large.

Experts call for collaboration to reduce cases of mental disorder

Two consultant psychiatrists have called for collaboration among public and private stakeholders in creating mental health awareness to reduce the rising cases of mental disorders in Nigeria.