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    Business Oil marketers canvass for total deregulation of petroleum downstream sub-sector – The...

    The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) and Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA) have called for the total deregulation of the downstream sub-sector of the country’s oil and gas industry. The marketers under the aegis of IPMAN and DAPPMA told the...
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    Business Court sacks Etisalat Board –

    Oladimeji Ramon The Federal High Court in Lagos has nullified the appointment of an interim board for Emerging Markets Telecommunications Service, the owners of Etisalat. Justice Ibrahim Buba made the order on Friday based on an application by Spectrum Wireless Communication Ltd., which was said...
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    Business Google Assistant on touchscreens means competition for Alexa in the workplace –

    This week, Google unveiled that Assistant is coming to four new touchscreen devices from LG, Sony, JBL, and Lenovo. With voice commands and a screen, the new devices will be able to make video calls, and serve up things like YouTube videos, directions, cooking help, or your favorite photos. The...
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    Business 5Tips For Finding The Next Bitcoin, Ethereum, And Ripple – Forbes –

    Bitcoin, Ehereum, Ripple, Litecoin, and a few other high visible cryptocurrencies have made early investors very rich, very quickly. And they could make many more investors rich, provided that they continue to rise at the recent feverish pace that parallels big lottery Jackpots. But that’s...
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    Business JPMORGAN: Amazon could be worth $1 trillion (AMZN) –

    Brendan McDermid JPMorgan says Amazon’s market value could eventually grow to more than $1 trillion. The firm says Amazon is “investing in more major growth opportunities than any other company.” The stock would have to surge 66% from today’s levels to achieve a 13-digit valuation. Amazon is...
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    Business Warren Buffett says bitcoin ‘definitely will come to a bad ending’ –

    Getty Images Of cryptocurrencies, Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway’s CEO, said: "What’s going on definitely will come to a bad ending." Buffett told CNBC the firm would never have a position in cryptocurrencies. Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett said Wednesday that the firm had no interest...
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    Sports EPL: Iwobi falls with Arsenal again –

    The poor run of Alex Iwobi and his Premier League club, Arsenal continued Sunday as the Gunners were beaten 2-1 by AFC Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium. Iwobi was handed another starting spot by Arsene Wenger in Sunday’s game and even though he bagged an assist, it … via Premium Times...
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    Business The chief investment strategist at $6 trillion fund giant BlackRock says Trump’s trade...

    The Bottom Line Richard Turnill, BlackRock’s chief investment strategist, notes that a measure of geopolitical risk has spiked to the highest since March 2015. Out of all geopolitical risks, Turnill is most worried about President Donald Trump’s trade policy, which he says could disrupt global...
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    Business Can You Buy Food With Bitcoin? KFC Canada Offers Fried Chicken For Cryptocurrency –...

    The Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise in Canada (not to be confused with all KFC branches, sorry Silicon Valley) is running a bitcoin-fueled marketing campaign: The Bitcoin Bucket. People can now buy a bucket of fried chicken with bitcoin. For a limited time, KFC Canada has a bitcoin price...
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    Sports Sanchez left out of Arsenal squad –

    Alexis Sanchez / AFP PHOTO / IAN KINGTON / Alexis Sanchez was Sunday omitted from Arsenal’s squad to face Bournemouth as speculation mounts over a January transfer to Manchester United or Manchester City. Sanchez, 29, did not even travel to the south coast … Via The Guardian Nigeria...
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    Business Chinese firms build subsea pipeline for Dangote Refinery.

    Two Chinese companies have held a groundbreaking ceremony to start the construction of a subsea pipeline installation for Dangote Oil Refining Company Limited in Lagos, Nigeria’s economic hub. Top officials of the Nigerian Dangote’s Group, Xie Xianju, Deputy General Manager of China Harbor...
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    Sports CHAN: Zambia good to go, says Nyirenda

    Zambia coach, Wedson Nyirenda said his team is ready to take on the Cranes of Uganda this afternoon in their opening game of the CAF African Nations Championship. Nyirenda He said that they won’t be underrating Ugandan, a team that has been a threat to their ambitions in recent times. … via...
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    Business ‘Microfinance banks have impacted more lives than commercial banks’.

    Adegoke Elijah Adegbami, a financial management consultant who is also one of the pioneers in microfinance bank management in Nigeria, is currently the managing director of Mainstreet Microfinance Bank Limited in 2009, a subsidiary of Skye Bank Plc. In this interview, he speaks on prospects and...
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    Sports Why Virgil van Dijk only has his first name on his shirt revealed

    Virgil van Dijk’s maternal uncle has revealed why the Liverpool defender only uses his first name on the back of his shirt. The Dutch international moved to Anfield earlier this month after the Reds paid Southampton £75million to make him the world’s most expensive defender. He proudly held up...
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    Business Research Just Revealed the Real Problem With Facebook’s News Feed (and It’s Ugly) .

    Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. Mark Zuckerberg has vowed to change. But is it change we can believe in? Should you have been ensconced in your panic room for the last week with only burgers, the collected works of …...
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    Business Navigating the African Private Equity Lifecycle – Ventures Africa

    via Ventures Africa – With its own set of unique circumstances, how can investors make the most of the continent’s investment lifecycle? By almost every metric, Sub-Saharan Africa has an infrastructure investment deficit. The World Bank estimates that the region has an annual shortfall of around...
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    Business H&M Closes Stores in South Africa Amid Protests Over ‘Monkey’ Shirt.

    PHOTO An H&M store in Johannesburg on Saturday after a protest by members of the Economic Freedom Fighters. Credit Wikus De Wet/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The Swedish clothing company H&M temporarily closed several stores in South Africa on Saturday after protests erupted over an image...
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    Business MORGAN STANLEY: Britain is edging closer to a ‘soft Brexit’

    Reuters / Peter Nicholls Britain is increasingly likely to secure a last-minute "soft" Brexit deal which keeps it in the single market and customs union. That’s according to Morgan Stanley’s UK economics team of Jacob Nell and Melanie Baker. They pair argue that the fact the UK and EU are …...
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    Business Meet Dr Maxwel Okoth, a Kenyan health entrepreneur with a difference.

    With a desire to change lives, Dr Maxwel Okoth started Ruai Family Hospital in Kenya with $3000. Dr Okoth set up an enterprise which has now placed him in the league of African health leaders, this is his story: VIDEO This article was originally published here. Comments Via Ventures Africa –...
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    Sports Transfer news: Manchester United will sign Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil on one condition‎ –...

    Transfer expert, Gabriele Marcotti has revealed that Manchester United will only make a move for Arsenal midfielder, Mesut Ozil if they can offload someone first. Marcotti believes attacking midfielder, Henrikh Mkhitaryan could be the man to make way to allow the Gunners playmaker to reunite...
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