Nigeria news today headlines : Saturday 14th December 2019

Nigeria news today headlines : Saturday 14th December 2019

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Tim Cook Says Monopolies Aren’t Bad If They Are Not Abused

Apple CEO Tim Cook defended the existence of monopolies in business with a key distinction. During an interview with Nikkei Asian Review on Wednesday in Tokyo, the tech mogul discussed several topics, including the company’s efforts to constantly innovate and its impact on the broader US economy. “A monopoly by itself isn’t bad if it’s […]
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Google’s Self-Driving Car Company Waymo Has Broken Ground In Europe

Google’s self-driving ambitions are spreading to Europe. Waymo, the self-driving firm owned by Google’s parent company Alphabet, on Thursday acquired British startup Latent Logic. “By joining Waymo, we are taking a big leap towards realising our ambition of safe, self-driving vehicles,” Latent Logic founder Shimon Whiteson told the Guardian . “In just two years, we […]
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Withdraw Charges Against Sowore, Bakare, Falana Tells Malami

PASCHAL NJOKU AND AKINWUNMI KING ABUJA/LAGOS – Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) And counsel to Omoyele Sowore, convener of #RevolitionNow movement, has asked the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN) to withdraw the criminal charges Sowore and his co-accused, Olawale Bakare. Falana, who said in a statement on Friday, that […]
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Tenant Docked For Allegedly Raping His Landlord’s Daughter

A Kaduna magistrates’ court on Friday remanded a driver, Amos Luka, 33, for allegedly raping his landlord’s 16-year-old daughter. The Magistrate, Umar Ibrahim, who did not take the defendant’s plea, ordered that he (Luka) should be kept in correctional facility pending advice from the state Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Ibrahim adjourned the case until […]
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Applicant Remanded For Allegedly Robbing With Toy Gun

An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a 27-year-old job applicant, Jacob Odili, in the Kirikiri Correctional Centre, for allegedly robbing a man of N70,000 cell phone, with a toy gun. The Chief Magistrate, Mrs O.A. Aderibigbe, who gave the order, did not take the plea of the defendant. She said that Odili should […]
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Oyo Police Arraign Man For Alleged House-breaking

The police in Ibadan on Friday, dragged a 26-year old Sodiq Fasasi, before an Iyaganku Senior Magistrates’ Court for alleged house-breaking and stealing. Fasasi, whose address was unknown, was charged with a two- count charge of burglary and stealing. The prosecutor, Insp Sunday Ojeleye, told the court that Fasasi, on Nov. 29, at about 2 […]
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Two Suspected Cultists Charged With Managing Cult Group

The police in Lagos on Friday brought two men before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, for allegedly belonging to and managing an unlawful society. The defendants – Azeez Isiaka, 25, and Adetola Monsuru, 22 – are facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and membership of an unlawful society. They, however, pleaded not […]
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Ivory Coast Farmers Push Back Against Cocoa Output Cap

Cocoa farmers in Ivory Coast say they plan to ramp up production and establish new plantations, potentially jeopardising a new policy to cap output and boost prices from next year. A farmer cuts cocoa pod at a cocoa farm in Bobia, Gagnoa, Ivory Coast, December 6, 2019. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon The West African country’s cocoa regulator […]
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South Africa’s Ramaphosa Holds Crunch Talks On Power Crisis

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa holds an emergency cabinet meeting on Friday to try and resolve a power crisis that has dented growth in Africa’s most industrialized economy and endangers its last investment-grade credit rating. Struggling state utility Eskom implemented the most extensive power cuts in more than a decade earlier this week, disrupting supply […]
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Sudan Resumes Peace Talks With Opposition In Juba

Sudan’s transitional government resumed peace talks on Tuesday evening in Juba, South Sudan capital, with various armed opposition groups that fought against the regime of former President Omar al-Bashir. Mohamed Hamdan Daqlu, deputy head of the Sudan Transitional Council, said they aim to reach a comprehensive peace agreement with the opposition groups under the Sudan […]
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