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  1. Nigeria Business News

    Business How Africa’s free-trade zone will provide an economic boom – Reuters

    African leaders launched a continental free-trade zone on Sunday that if successful would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development..... Read more via Reuters – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Oil rises amid Iran’s new nuclear threats – Reuters

    Oil prices firmed on Monday amid tensions over Iran’s nuclear program but gains were tempered by concerns about global economic growth and consequently oil demand... Read more via Reuters – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Delayed Airtel Africa's $4.4 billion Nigeria listing to go ahead on Monday - Reuters

    Airtel Africa aims to list on the Nigerian bourse on Monday, one of the financial advisors arranging the issue said, after the exchange postponed the listing which had been scheduled for Friday.... Read more via Reuters – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  4. Nigeria World News

    World One dead, several hurt in suicide bomber attacks in Tunisian capital – Reuters

    Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in separate attacks on police in the Tunisian capital on Thursday, killing one police officer and wounding several other people, the government said..... Read more via Reuters – Get more World News
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    World Trump says he aborted retaliatory strike to spare Iranian lives – Reuters

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had aborted a military strike on Iran because such a response to Tehran’s downing of an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone would have caused a disproportionate loss of life. In a series of early morning tweets, Trump said U.S...
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    World Saudi crown prince linked to Khashoggi murder in U.N. report – Reuters

    Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi given credible evidence against them, a U.N. rights investigator said on Wednesday.... Read more via Reuters – Get more World News
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    World United States suspends WTO intellectual property litigation against China – Reuters

    The United States has halted a World Trade Organization dispute over China’s treatment of intellectual property rights until Dec. 31, the WTO dispute panel hearing the case said in a statement published on Friday.... Read more via Reuters – Get more World News
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Armed with maps and music, Nigeria’s slum dwellers fight evictions – Reuters

    When bulldozers entered the Nigerian slum of Njemanze and started tearing down hundreds of waterfront homes, Michael Uwemedimo was there to document the scene with his camera..... Read more via Reuters – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    World South Korea, UK agree to sign free trade deal ahead of Brexit – Reuters

    SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea and Britain have agreed in principle to sign a separate free trade deal ahead of Britain’s exit from the European Union in late October, South Korea’s trade ministry … Read more via U.S. – Get more World News
  10. Nigeria Business News

    Business Oil rises as Saudi sees producers sticking with ongoing supply cuts – Reuters

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Monday after Saudi Arabia said producer club OPEC and Russia should keep supplies restricted at current levels, and in relief that the United States withdrew a tariff threat against Mexico, removing a cloud over the global economy...... Read more via...
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    World Kushner: Palestinians deserve self-determination but uncertain they… – Reuters

    White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that the Palestinians deserve “self-determination,” but stopped short of backing Palestinian statehood and expressed uncertainty over their ability to govern themselves.... Read more via U.S. –...
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    World Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to… – Reuters

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over $8 billion (£6.3 billion) worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan. U.S...
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    World India’s PM Modi set to sweep to general election victory – Reuters

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is set for a historic victory as India began counting on Thursday hundreds of millions of votes from its general election, according to data from the Election Commission. Election staff members count votes at a vote counting centre in Mumbai, … Read more...
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    World Iran says exercising restraint despite ‘unacceptable’ escalation of… – Reuters

    TOKYO (Reuters) – Iran is committed to its obligations under an international nuclear deal despite the U.S. withdrawal from the landmark agreement, its foreign minister said on Thursday, calling the reimposition of sanctions by Washington “unacceptable”. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad...
  15. Nigeria Business News

    Business Nigeria stock exchange receives MTN listing application, regulator… – Reuters

    ABUJA, May 6 (Reuters) – The Nigerian stock exchange has received South African telecoms firm MTN’s listing application, the regulator said on Monday. Two people with knowledge of the matter disclosed the application last week, but the regulator did not confirm the registration until...
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    World South Africa’s youth are shunning their country’s election – Reuters

    Young South Africans make up the majority of eligible voters who have not registered to take part in next week’s elections, raising concerns over voter apathy barely a generation after many of their parents won the right to vote for the first time..... Read more via Reuters –...
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    Business Widows of hanged Nigeria activists can continue case versus Shell:… – Reuters

    THE HAGUE (Reuters) – A Dutch court said on Wednesday it has jurisdiction to hear a damages suit brought against Royal Dutch Shell by four widows of activists executed by the Nigerian government in 1995..... Read more via IN – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    World Canada vows to defends its business in Cuba as U.S. opens way for… – Reuters

    OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada vowed on Friday to defend its businesses operating in Cuba after U.S. President Donald Trump lifted a ban on American citizens filing lawsuits against investors working on the island nation. “The … Read more via U.S. – Get more World News
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    World Canadian and Japanese leaders tout benefits of Pacific trade deal… – Reuters News

    The leaders of Canada and Japan on Sunday touted the benefits of a Pacific trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from and said the pact should serve as a model for future agreements.... Read more via Reuters News – Get more World News
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    World Pentagon chief says $1 billion of funding shifted to border wall – Reuters

    The U.S. Department of Defense shifted $1 billion to plan and build a 57-mile section of “pedestrian fencing”, roads and lighting along the border between the United States and Mexico, the Pentagon chief said on Monday. .... Read more via Reuters – Get more World News