Nigeria news today headlines update Thursday 21st February 2019

Nigeria news today headlines update Thursday 21st February 2019

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target=_blank>Three Lyon Players Become Latest Victims Of Game-Time Burglaries

Three Lyon players were burgled while their club was playing Barcelona in the Champions League, continuing a recent pattern for players and officials at big French clubs. Police said they were called at 0045 on Wednesday morning to the home of attacker Memphis Depay, in the Lyon suburb of Ecully. Thieves had forced a window
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target=_blank>Putin Vows Retaliation If U.S. Deploys Missiles In Europe

Russia will respond to any U.S. deployment of short or intermediate-range nuclear weapons in Europe by targeting not only the countries where they are stationed, but the United States itself, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday in an address to the Federal Assembly. It was his first address to both houses of parliament since
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target=_blank>Iranian Footballer Faces Backlash Over Criticism Of Foreign Minister

Authorities in Iran have summoned an Iranian Kurdish footballer to answer for comments he recently made criticizing the country’s foreign policy. Voria Ghafouri, 31, blasted Tehran’s policy in the Middle East last week in an Instagram post which has since been deleted according to Kurdistan24.net. The 31-year-old defender, born in Sanandaj, Kurdistan Province, plays for
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target=_blank>Irfan Ansari Banned From Cricket For 10 Years

Irfan Ansari, a UAE-based coach, has been banned for 10 years from all forms of cricket after being found guilty by the International Cricket Council (ICC) Anti-Corruption Unit’s investigation. He was found guilty of breaching three counts of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Anti-Corruption Code. The ICC also hailed what they said is the first
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target=_blank>Ramsey Back To Training With Arsenal

Ramsey has been sidelined with a knee problem since Arsenal’s defeat to Manchester City on February 3 and missed last week’s first leg loss. With the Gunners bidding to overturn a 1-0 deficit, manager Unai Emery could decide to bring Ramsey back into the starting line-up, providing he is declared fit according to eirsport.ie. Alexandre
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target=_blank>Ericsson Enhances 5G Platform For Smooth Network Evolution

Ericsson is evolving its 5G Platform with portfolio additions across core, radio access and transport areas, as well as service orchestration. These add-ons make the platform more dynamic and flexible, enabling service providers to smoothly evolve their networks and deploy 5G at scale. The wide portfolio of Ericsson’s 5G Platform is now further strengthened with
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target=_blank>Economic Growth Depends On New Technology Adoption – Opeke

The Chief Executive Officer of MainOne, Funke Opeke, has stressed the need for businesses in Nigeria to adopt new technologies to avoid falling behind the rest of the world in technological advancement. Opeke made the remark at MainOne’s annual tech conference, Nerds Unite, which held recently in Lagos with the theme ‘Accelerating Digital Transformation.’ Nerds
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target=_blank>Collaboration, Key To Insurance Inclusion –Expert

LAGOS – As need for financial inclusion among uninsured, unbanked and deprived financial services Nigerians continues to attract the concern of financial managers, including insurance players, collaboration has been identified as a veritable tool to tackle the tide. According to stakeholders, the era of ‘go-alone, do-alone’ syndrome is over as industries need each other; the government
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target=_blank>FG Commended For Rescinding Proposed Tariff Increase On Alcohol, Tobacco

The National Union of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employees (NUFBTE) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for suspending the proposed tariff hike on locally produced alcohol and tobacco products. The union said that the suspension of the initial plan by the Federal Government to increase excise tariff by more than 500% on spirits, wines and tobacco
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Africa Code Week Empowers 2.3 Million Young Africans With Digital, Coding Skills

At the just concluded Africa Code Week, ACW, 2018, held in South Africa, no fewer than 2.3 million youth across 37 countries were empowered with digital and coding skills compared to 1.3 million youth engaged across 35 African countries in the previous edition. With coding as a universal language that could bridge not only the […]
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