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  • Joshua vs Miller, Champions League Final Clash in June - Anthony Joshua on Wednesday confirmed he has agreed to defend his world heavyweight titles against ‘Big Baby’ Jarrell Miller in America on June 1, a date which coincides with the 2018-2019 UEFA Champions League Final. NewswatchNigeria can report that enthusiasts across the globe will be looking forward for the date even...
  • Man Utd 0-2 PSG: A Night to Forget for Ole Gunnar, Pogba - Man Utd 0-2 PSG Kimpembe opens scoring (53) Mbappe for 0-2 (60) Martial, Rashford start Bailly returns Neymar, Meunier, Cavani out CL last 16 first leg tie Ole Gunnar Solskjaer suffers his first defeat as United manager as Paul Pogba was also sent-off for a second yellow late on. Goals from...
  • My husband is compassionate, loving, Aisha Buhari tells NURTW - Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha on Tuesday in Abuja, said that though her husband maybe seen as a hard man, he is compassionate and very loving. Aisha who heads the All Progressives Congress (APC) Women and Youth Presidential Campaign Team stated this at the National Union of Road Transport...
  • Champions League: Players who ask for VAR will get yellow card, says UEFA - Players who ask for Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will be booked by the referee with a yellow card. This is part of the rules as VAR will be used tonight for the time time in the history of the Champions League. Both Roma‘s meeting with Porto and Manchester United‘s blockbuster...
  • NiMet advises air travelers, road users against poor visibility - The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has advised Nigerians to take precautions against the prevailing dust hazy weather conditions across the country. NiMet gave the warning in a statement by Mr Zakariyau Abdulrasheed, General Manager, Network Services, for the Director of Weather Forecasting Services, on Tuesday in Abuja. Abdulrasheed said that...

My husband is compassionate, loving, Aisha Buhari tells NURTW

Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha on Tuesday in Abuja, said that though her husband maybe seen as a hard man, he is compassionate and very loving. Aisha who heads the All Progressives Congress (APC) Women and You...

NiMet advises air travelers, road users against poor visibility

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has advised Nigerians to take precautions against the prevailing dust hazy weather conditions across the country. NiMet gave the warning in a statement by Mr Zakariyau Abdulras...

We’ll begin restructuring Nigeria after May 29, says Atiku

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections has re-affirmed his commitment  to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16. Atiku gave the assurance while addres...

NCC Helps 92,000 Subscribers to Resolve Complains with Telecoms Operators

  As part of its consumer protection activities, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has received and satisfactorily resolved 92,757 service-related complaints escalated to it for resolution by aggrieved te...

Nigeria in Shock as Osinbajo’s Jet Crashes in Kogi

Osinbajo escapes death as Chopper crashes Osinbajo’s Chopper Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has escaped death as his Chopper crash landed in Kabba, Kogi State on Saturday. Senior Special Assist...

TECH/TELECOMS

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Western Digital Displays New Data Storage Devices in Nigeria

Western Digital Corporation, a global leader in data technology, has expanded its portfolio of data storage devices in Nigeria. The expansion will allow consumers to access a wide range of WD®- and SanDisk&...

NCC Charges UNILAG, UI, OAU Others on Research, Innovation to...

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it has directed funds to universities to encourage innovation in the country. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, stated this on Wednesday ...

Facebook Unveils Smart Speaker for Messenger Video Calls

Facebook Inc (FB.O) on Monday released a smart speaker designed to ease video calls. However, the Company’s history of privacy mishaps and the device’s price and limited functionality could slow it ...

All-screen design, Android OS Nokia 6.1 Plus in Nigeria

 HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has announced the availabilit of the Nokia 6.1 Plus in Nigeria.   It is a stunning, contemporary smartphone with an immersive, all-screen design, a statement fro...

Samsung Partners TD To Take Charge of Electronic Market

In yet another ground-breaking deal, Sub-Saharan Africa’s foremost distribution company, Technology Distributions Ltd (TD)has been appointed national distributor of Samsung Electronics in the open market ...

Dell Announces New Solutions on Cloud Portfolio for VMware

Dell has announced additional capabilities to its broad portfolio of VMware solutions, spanning from the edge to the core to the cloud. These new solutions and enhanced integrations are designed to help custome...

e-BUSINESS

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Skool Media Opens Tech Experience Centres for Queens College, FSTC,...

Education technology company, Skool Media has commissioned  three Information and Communication Technology (ICT) centres in three Federal Government Unity Schools in Lagos State. Dubbed ‘Teacher...

2019: NCC Sets New Roll-out Target for Broadband INFRACOs

https://web.facebook.com/nigerian.communications.commission/videos/567222527086533/ Nigeria Communications Commission (telecommunication regulator in Nigeria) on Wednesday confirmed that internet broadband infr...

Why Remittances to Nigeria is Zero Charges – Ecobank MD

Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Patrick Akinwuntan has said the bank’s decision to charge zero fee of (on) RapidTransfer remittances is borne out of the need to ensure Nigerians abroad ...

Dell Introduces New Interactive Monitor, PCs Technologies

Dell Technologies has announced new additions to its portfolio of purpose-built technology designed to challenge, engage and inspire K-12 educators and students worldwide. This newest line of products, inc...

MTN vs Kogi: NCC Makes Fresh Regulatory Intervention to Save...

After the protest over the closure of MTN Facilities in Kogi state, NewswatchNigeria reports that there are now hopes for amicable resolution in sight. This development came as the industry regulator, the Niger...

2018: Israel Opayemi is ‘PR Practitioner of the Year’ in...

Managing Director/Chief Strategist of Chain Reactions Nigeria,Israel Jaiye Opayemi, won ‘PR Practitioner of the Year’ at the 2018 edition of the Lagos PR Industry Gala Awards (LaPRIGA). The Chain Re...

SPORTS

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Joshua vs Miller, Champions League Final Clash in June

Anthony Joshua on Wednesday confirmed he has agreed to defend his world heavyweight titles against ‘Big Baby’ Jarrell Miller in America on June 1, a date which coincides with the 2018-2019 UEFA Champions Leag...

Man Utd 0-2 PSG: A Night to Forget for Ole...

Man Utd 0-2 PSG Kimpembe opens scoring (53) Mbappe for 0-2 (60) Martial, Rashford start Bailly returns Neymar, Meunier, Cavani out CL last 16 first leg tie Ole Gunnar Solskjaer suffers his first defeat as United man...

Champions League: Players who ask for VAR will get yellow...

Players who ask for Video Assistant Referee (VAR) will be booked by the referee with a yellow card. This is part of the rules as VAR will be used tonight for the time time in the history of the Champions League. Both Rom...

Jose Mourinho Lands Champions League Job

Jose Mourinho , the special one ,has landed a new job after signing a mega-money deal to return to work for controversial Russian broadcaster RT. The former Manchester United manager will get his own biweekly show &ndash...

Football: Serie A Back on DStv, GOtv after 3-week Break

The 2018/19 Serie A season has resumed airing on DStv and GOtv on Saturday 19 January after a three-week break, with the big question being whether anyone can challenge Juventus’ dominance of the Italian ...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Updates: Locations for Big Brother Naija 2019 Auditions Are …

The fourth season of Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) will be staged in Nigeria, the organisers has officially announced in Lagos. Auditions for the fourth season will be held on the first and second of February, th...

Owerri: Thousands Celebrate with Flavor at ‘Bridge of Progress Party’

Life Continental Beer treated its consumers in Owerri to an exciting night of dance and music as it brought its year-end “Bridge of Progress” party to the capital city of Imo. After a hugely success...

Festive Season: Goldberg Lager Hosts Brand Loyalists in Ota

This year festive season has also come with a mark of  celebration and a time to just appreciate the best of the year. These moments help Nigerians mark the end of yet another year successfully, while we u...

US, Germany, Australia, Canada participate in Calabar Bikers Carnival

Competitors from the United States, Canada, Germany and Australia are participating in this year’s Bikers’ Parade in the ongoing Calabar Carnival, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Gov. Ben ...

POLITICS

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Sowore kicks over exclusion from presidential debate

Mr Omoyele Sowore, Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), has protested against his non-inclusion in the planned Presidential Debate being organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group (...

2019: Sanwo Olu Deploys Public WiFi to Key Areas in...

Some residents in Lagos state are having swell time as they surf the internet for free, via the public WiFi deployed at selected areas by Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governorship candidate of the All Progressive...

PDP mocks APC over Lagos commissioner’s exit from party

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has described the exit of the immediate past Lagos Commissioner of Energy and Mineral Resources,Mr Wale Oluwo, from the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a welcome dev...

Why I’m Supporting Buhari – Obasanjo’s Son

The President of Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO) and son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Olujonwo, says since politics is not a war or battle, he has every right to support the re-election bid of Preside...