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Malaysia’s Petronas enters Myanmar gas market

Malaysia’s state-owned oil firm Petronas has entered Myanmar gas market with first liquefied natural gas (LNG) delivery, the company said on Thursday. Petronas said in...

EPL Clubs meets, discuss premature finish options

Premier League clubs will have their most thorough discussion to date about what should happen if the season is curtailed at their latest meeting...

All Trump does is stoke division – Former US defence secretary

Ex-US Defence Secretary James Mattis has denounced President Donald Trump, saying he deliberately stokes division. He said he was "angry and appalled" by Trump's handling...

Suspect found in disappearance of British girl 13 years ago

British and German authorities said they are investigating a new suspect in connection with the disappearance of British child Madeleine McCann, 13 years ago. UK...

COVID-19: Sharjah government initiates 4 billion economic support

Sharjah Finance Department (SFD) recently established a framework worth AED 4 billion to enhance liquidity for the Sharjah banking system in the emirate. This...

Floyd: Sacked cops faces 4 new charges

New charges have been announced against all of the sacked police officers present at the death of African American George Floyd in Minneapolis. The charge...

Earthquake strikes Bali

An earthquake, with a magnitude of 5.7, struck off Indonesia’s Bali Island in the central part of Indonesia on Wednesday night, the meteorology and...

Tanzanian government cracks down on sugar price

Tanzanian authorities said on Wednesday it will launch a crackdown on sugar traders who have been hiking price. Japhet Hasunga, the Minister for Agriculture, said...

Victims of Ogbeogonogo market fire get FG’ assistance

Victims of the fire which razed huge swaths of the Ogbeogonogo Market in Asaba, Delta State, have had cause to smile, after the Minister of Humanitarian...

Zenith Bank woos farmers with loans

Following a shortfall in imports occasioned by shortage of the dollar in Africa’s biggest oil-producing country, Zenith Bank Plc has announced that it is...

Recuse yourself from APC primaries, Obaseki tells Oshiomhole

Barely 72 hours after assuring Nigerians that he will explore all avenues to fix the frosty relationship he has with his predecessor, Edo Governor...

COVID-19: Spurs confirm positive result in latest testing

English Premiership side Tottenham Hotspurs have had one positive Coronavirus result in the latest round of testing by the Premier League, the club say. That...

South African mum arrested after missing daughter, 6, is found dead

A woman has been charged with the murder of her six-year-old daughter Alexia Nyamadzawo, whose body was found dumped in a sugar-cane plantation in...

Gambia demands probe after US police shoot dead diplomat’s son

The Gambian government, on Wednesday, demanded a "credible" investigation after the son of a diplomat was shot dead by US police. Thirty-nine-year-old Momodou Lamin Sisay...

Stock market records N13bn appreciation

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market capitalisation closed upbeat on Wednesday, growing by N13 billion, amid increased investors’ confidence in equities market. The market which...

Customs seizes smuggled items worth N253m

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Kebbi said it has seized various smuggled items valued at N253 million between February and May. The Kebbi Area Comptroller...

Paedophile among 104 suspects paraded by police

The Benue Police Command has arrested  104 persons for sundry offences, including a middle aged man who allegedly defiled his 7-month old daughter. The Commissioner...

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