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FEC observe a minute silence for Tam David West

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over the Federal Executive Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. A minute silence was observed in honour of Professor Tamunoemi Sokari David-West, who passed at the age of 83 on Monday, November...

Minister decries absence of credible databank in Nigeria

NAIJ Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has decried the absence of credible databank in Nigeria. Onu stated this at the weekend in Abuja during the inauguration of the inter-ministerial committee on the establishment of National Science, Technology...

President Buhari demands global security system to eliminate nuclear weapons

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in New York called on the international community to come up with a global security system to ensure the total elimination of nuclear weapons. Speaking at a high-level meeting convened by the President of...

Yobe governor seeks NEDC intervention on education, roads, others

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has listed key areas that he wants the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) to intervene in, as it rolls out its activities in the region to help people affected by the Boko Haram...

Walmart to stop selling e-cigarettes

Walmart will stop selling e-cigarettes because of “regulatory complexity and uncertainty” surrounding the products. CNBC reported on an internal company memo about the change, and Walmart confirmed the news in a statement. “Given the growing federal, state and local...

eBay sues three Amazon managers for allegedly poaching its sellers

Online retailer eBay has sued three Amazon managers for allegedly infiltrating eBay’s platform to poach sellers. The lawsuit, filed earlier this week in California, claims Amazon employees signed up for eBay under false names and pretenses. Then, they...

Alphabet overtakes Apple to become most cash-rich company

Google’s parent company Alphabet has overtaken Apple to become the most cash-rich company in the world. The Financial Times reports that as of the second quarter of this year, Alphabet holds $117 billion in liquid reserves, compared to...

Huawei smartphone sales up 24 percent despite US crackdown

Huawei made 221.6 billion yuan ($32.2 billion) in revenue in the April-June quarter, a 23 percent increase over the previous quarter despite the escalation of the US-China trade war cutting off its business with American companies. Net profit...

Xirea Apparels to employ 50,000 Nigerians

Xirea Apparels is set to employ 50,000 Nigerians by 2030 to handle sourcing and garment production requirements for large organizations. It is a one-step manufacturing company for diverse types of wears: fashion, sports, military or corporate wear. Mr. Obinna Frederick...

Donald Trump orders probe into France’s tax plans for technology companies

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered an investigation into France’s planned tax on technology companies, a probe that could lead to the United States imposing new tariffs or other trade restrictions. “The United States is very concerned that...
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Transfer: Barcelona forward leaves Camp Nou as club sign Brazilian midfielder

Barcelona have confirmed that forward, Alejandro Marqués has left the club to join Juventus for 8.2 million euros....
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Buhari, Osinbajo, governors dragged to court, asked to make their assets public

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has asked an Abuja Federal High Court to order President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo...

2023: Doyin Okupe reveals why PDP can’t win election, kicks off fresh campaign

Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has started a campaign on social media calling for the change of name for...

INEC declares APC candidate winner of Kagarko Kaduna rerun election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC) for Kagarko constituency of Kaduna State, Hon. Nuhu...

LaLiga: Setien speaks after Barcelona’s 2-0 defeat to Valencia

Barcelona manager, Quique Setien has reacted to his side’s La Liga 2-0 defeat to Valencia on Saturday. Valencia defeated Barcelona, thanks to Maxi...