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Hary Tanoesoedibjo, Trump's ally

Indonesia imposes travel ban on Trump’s business partner

Indonesian authorities have imposed a travel ban on tycoon and politician Hary Tanoesoedibjo, who is building resorts to be managed by Trump hotels, over an investigation into allegations he threatened a prosecutor via a text message. A spokesman at the immigration directorate said on Wednesday that Tanoesoedibjo has been given...

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AP Moller-Maersk

Maersk says working on recovery plan after cyber attack

Shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk (MAERSKb.CO), which handles one of seven containers shipped globally, said on Wednesday that it was working on a recovery plan a day after being hit by global cyber attack Petya. “We have contained the issue and are working on a technical recovery plan with key IT...

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7-UP

Seven Up’s quarter of multiple loses

The Bottling Company Seven up Bottling Company’s loss figure in the second quarter multiplied more than three times at the end of the third quarter last December. The soft drinks manufacturer ended the period with a loss of close to N5 billion, more than three times the loss of N1.56...

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2018 World Cup

England 2018 World Cup bid a ‘form of bribery,’ says bid...

A plan for England to play a friendly in Thailand to win backing for their 2018 World Cup bid was "a form of bribery", investigators were told. Ex-Football Association chairman Geoff Thompson made the admission when interviewed during an inquiry into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosting bids. On Tuesday,...
England vs Germany in Euro U-21 semis

Germany beat England on penalties in Euro U-20 semis

England were denied a place in the European Under-21 Championship final as they lost a gripping semi-final against Germany on penalties. Julian Pollersbeck saved Nathan Redmond's spot-kick as the Germans edged through in Tychy, Poland. Aidy Boothroyd's Young Lions had fallen behind when Davie Selke headed home, but Demarai Gray levelled...

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Yushau-Shuaib

Between Nigerian Igbos and Biafran agitators – A Northerner’s Perspective, By...

The sweet memory of my youth service year in an Igboland of Asaba, Delta State in the 90s, is what I have continued to relish whenever a discourse on tribalism, sectionalism and the likes are on the front burner in my beloved country, Nigeria. As non-indigenes, especially young Northerners,...
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A voice from the grave by Femi Fani- Kayode

"All of us who do not speak the Hausa language in which Buhari allegedly addressed Nigerians are being told one thing: you do not belong here. Can anyone ever come up with a more powerful rationale for secession?"- Kayode Samuel. Can anyone fault Samuel's thinking and rationale? It is...