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    Business Davos 2018: Cocktail party schmooze-fest or serious economic talk-shop? – RT International

    It’s that time of year again when the elite gather at Davos by day to tackle the many problems plaguing the planet. And then by night it’s back to hitting the slopes, sipping champagne and networking again. Since its first gathering in 1971, the scenic Alpine town of Davos, Switzerland …...
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    Sports More players join D’Tigers ahead Commonwealth Games –

    Nigeria will be all out to compete for all the available 90 gold medals at the Africa Wrestling Championship billed to take place between February 7 and 11 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali, who made this known on Monday during a …...
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    Sports Shocker as Rohr is linked with Bordeaux’s job –

    Assistant coach of the national basketball team D’Tigers, Aderemi Adewunmi, has revealed that more players especially foreign-based ones will join the team as they intensified preparation for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. The Kogi state-born coach, who made this known in Lagos on...
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    Business How Nigerian Tomato Growers Lost N1 Billion In Kano State –

    Tomato growers in Kano state have lost over N1 billion this dry season farming following the recent closure of Tiga dam by the Hadeja-Jama’are River Basin Development Authority (HJRBDA). The Secretary General of the Tomato Growers Association of Nigeria (TOGAN) Sani Danladi-Yadakwari disclosed...
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    Business VMN online portal archives 400,000 workforce data for seamless employment –

    Verify Me Nigeria (VMN), an indigenous Information Technology company has registered the employment history and personal data of about 400,000 workers in Nigeria on its portal for easy verification and employment through previous work history and experience trails. The company which aims to...
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    Business LCCI upbeat on economy as election beckons –

    The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is optimistic about the Nigerian economy in 2018, hinging its optimism on the forthcoming general election which will force spending into the economy. “This year, 2018, will be a better year. Interest-earning investments will likely to be lower...
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    Business Nigeria needs over 120,000 kilometers of fibre network to boost broadband..

    To achieve its goal of pervasive broadband penetration, Nigeria needs over 120,000 kilo meters (km)of metropolitan fibre networks interconnected across the country, Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said. Danbatta disclosed...
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    Business Global solar investment up by 18% to $160.8bn in 2017- Report –

    By Ediri Ejoh World clean energy investment totalled $333.5bn last year, up three per cent from 2016 and the second highest annual figure ever, taking cumulative investment since 2010 to $2.5tn, a new Bloomberg Energy Finance report has stated. According to the report, China emerged the leader...
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    Business A-Ibom firm to produce 350m syringes annually —MD –

    By Harris-Okon Emmanuel UYO—THE management of Jubilee Syringe Manufacturing, JSM, Akwa Ibom State, has said that the company will produce, at first instance, 350 million syringes every year for the local and international markets. The Managing Director, Mr Zubeyu Gulabi, who made the disclosure...
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    Sports Joshua vs Parker: I’ll smile at AJ’s punches – Parker –

    Joseph Parker says he will respond with a defiant smile if Anthony Joshua’s punches cannot put a dent in his renowned chin during their world title unification clash. The New Zealander holds a proud reputation of never being floored in his unbeaten career ahead of his heavyweight fight with …...
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    Business Marketers Resume Loading Of Petrol In Lagos –

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has resumed petrol supply to major reception facilities in Lagos just as queues which resurfaced in the state at the weekend continues to grow, pushing cost of services especially transportation fares up. Confirming this in an interview with...
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    Sports Torino set to release Joel Obi –

    Joel Obi Nigerian midfielder, Joel Obi, has become surplus to requirements at Italian club Torino FC, with the club subsequently placing him on transfer, has scooped. Joel Obi joined Torino from Inter Milan in 2015 for a region fee of €2.2m. Torino … via The Guardian...
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    Business ‘Importation of crude palm oil crippling local industries’ –

    Palm oil The National Palm Produce Association of Nigeria (NPPAN), Ondo State chapter, has raised the alarm that unrestricted and illegal importation of crude palm oil into the country from neighbouring African countries poses great threat to the nation’s economy. Aside the massive … via...
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    Business Sahara Group seeks increased investment in power projects – Vanguard News

    Energy and infrastructure conglomerate, Sahara Group, has called for an increased investment in power projects from Nigeria and the rest of Africa to match the anticipated growth in demand for electricity and support Africa’s drive for economic diversification and industrial development...
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    Business Sell pressure drags market capitalisation by N65 billion – .

    Nigeria Stock Exchange, Lagos Sell pressure arising from profit taking by investors on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) yesterday, depressed market indices by N65billion. Specifically, at the close of trading yesterday, the market capitalisation dipped by N65billion to close at …...
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    Business Nigerian Stock Exchange: Investors lose N6bn as Transcorp, Unilever lead losers –

    Investors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, today lost a total of N6 billion from their investment as profit taking takes center stage in the market. Though the price movement chart showed that for one loser, there was a gainer, but the losers upstaged the gainers following losses in some …...
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    Sports Real Madrid will try to sign Mohamed Salah – Egypt FA chief –

    Egyptian FA president Hany Abo Rida has said that Spanish giants Real Madrid will try to sign Mohamed Salah from Liverpool. via TODAY.NG – --------------- Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Borussia Dortmund interested in Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud –

    Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis and head of recruitment Sven Mislintat remain in Germany in hope of securing a deal for Aubameyang. via TODAY.NG – -------------- Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports CHAN 2018: Super Eagles to pocket $20,000 –

    Each player of the home-based Super Eagles will earn about $20,000, if they go all the way and win the ongoing Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco. According to Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) officials, the money is the total payment that has been budgeted to cover the players’...
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    Sports Balotelli ‘close to’ free move to Juventus –

    Juventus are preparing a stunning deal to bring Mario Balotelli back to Italy this summer. Balotelli The former Manchester City and Liverpool striker is in red-hot form in Ligue 1 after scoring 17 times for Nice already this season. And his return to goalscoring form has caught the attention of...