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  • Classy Pogba steers Man United to 3-0 win at Young Boys - Captain Paul Pogba produced an outstanding performance garnished by two goals to help Manchester United to a resounding 3-0 win against Swiss debutants Young Boys Bern. Pogba bossed midfield on the artificial pitch and fired United ahead in the 35th minute with a goal of the highest quality. He scored...
  • Why Nigeria Govt Suspends National Carrier Project -   The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced the suspension of the country’s  national carrier project. The decision was disclosed by the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika on Wednesday in Abuja. The Minister who said the decision was strategic dismissed claims that the suspension was due to...
  • Oxford Club wants more young Nigerians to study in England, plans scholarships - The President of Oxford and Cambridge Club of Nigeria, Dr Timi Austen-Peters on Wednesday urged more young Nigerians to explore the opportunities to study in Oxford and Cambridge universities in the UK. Austen-Peters told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that if more Nigerians study in England it will impact...
  • Champions League Red Card: “I did Nothing” – Ronaldo Protests - CRISTIANO RONALDO protested his innocence to Valencia manager Marcelino Toral after his Champions League dismissal for Juventus.Ronaldo was dismissed  after an altercation with defender Jeison Murillo inside the area. The 33-year-old was visibly distressed by the decision to give him his marching orders, with the Portugal international breaking down in...
  • Fans to Pay N54,000 for Nigeria, South Africa AFCON Tie - South Africa Football Federation (SAFA) have already fixed the prices for the return leg of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations against the Super Eagles of Nigeria billed for the historic FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on November 17. The football federation has peeged 60 Rand which translates into N1,500 for...

Why Nigeria Govt Suspends National Carrier Project

  The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced the suspension of the country’s  national carrier project. The decision was disclosed by the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika on Wednesday in A...

Oxford Club wants more young Nigerians to study in England,...

The President of Oxford and Cambridge Club of Nigeria, Dr Timi Austen-Peters on Wednesday urged more young Nigerians to explore the opportunities to study in Oxford and Cambridge universities in the UK. Austen-Peters t...

Champions League Red Card: “I did Nothing” – Ronaldo Protests

CRISTIANO RONALDO protested his innocence to Valencia manager Marcelino Toral after his Champions League dismissal for Juventus.Ronaldo was dismissed  after an altercation with defender Jeison Murillo inside the area. T...

‘Embattled’ Gov. Ambode Speaks about Tinubu and Ovia

Apparently to douse the tension surrounding  the 2019 All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Lagos, the State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday acknowledged the political status of the party’s n...

FBNQuest Supports Fight against Cancer in Nigeria

FBNQuest Merchant Bank, said it has continued to drive partnerships with reputable institutions to implement financial literacy programs, women empowerment initiatives, as well environmental and social projects as part o...

TECH/TELECOMS

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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...

Tech Growth in Nigeria, Critical to Continent’s Survival – Google

Google on Monday said the growth of tech entrepreneurship is critical for Africa’s economic prosperity with Nigeria playing active role for the survival of the continent. Head of Startup Success and Servi...

WhatsApp to start charging business users

Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) WhatsApp messenger service will start charging businesses for sending marketing and customer service messages, it said on Wednesday, as the social network company’s flagship brand face...

Nigeria: CPN Adopts March 31 as National IT Day

NewsatchNigeria can report that every year on March 31, is National Information Technology Day in Nigeria. This has been adopted by Information Technology professionals at the 2018 Computer Professionals (Regis...

Data Centre: MainOne-MDXI Receives Tier III Constructed Facility Certification

MainOne has gotten Tier III Constructed Facility certification (TCCF) for its Data Centre subsidiary, MDXI. The network, internet solution provider received the premium certificate at Uptime Institute. With thi...

e-BUSINESS

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CBN may be shooting self in the foot over witch...

The debate over the tax compliance of MTN and the alleged illegal transfer of equity through four banks have dominated the tabloids for the last few weeks. The findings were brought to public knowledge when the...

Heineken Announces Seven Lucky Nigerians for Europe Trip

Heineken has named seven Nigerians as winners of its all-expense paid travel experience to Amsterdam, Paris, and Barcelona. The seven lucky consumers were selected in a draw at Heineken House in Lagos. The top ...

Nigeria: Why More States, LGAs Must Implement TSA

Today, hardly anyone is in doubt that the Treasury Single Account (TSA) is the most impact fiscal initiative of any government that has ever ruled Nigeria.  At the federal level and for a number of forward-thi...

NCC tells South Africans Investors: MTN Nigeria will Survive Ranging...

There is hope for a truce in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)-MTN Nigeria face-off. Telecoms sector regulator Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is to broker peace between the two. The CBN has ordered th...

Dell says, PowerEdge MX Server is High Density Computing

Dell EMC has announced the launch of PowerEdge MX, labelled by the company as a high-performance, modular infrastructure that is designed to support both traditional and emerging data-centre workloads. Touted b...

iSON, Staxx Solutions Partner for Mobile Device Cyber Security

iSON Technologies, a leading technology services provider in Africa has announced a strategic partnership with Staxx Solutions, a technology solutions provider with focus on mobile security. The partnership is ...

SPORTS

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Classy Pogba steers Man United to 3-0 win at Young...

Captain Paul Pogba produced an outstanding performance garnished by two goals to help Manchester United to a resounding 3-0 win against Swiss debutants Young Boys Bern. Pogba bossed midfield on the artificial pitch and f...

Army Colonel Leads CAF Observers to Nigeria for NFF Elections

The heat is in the air ahead of Thursday’s elections into the executive board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). As gathered on Monday, officials from world football –ruling body, FIFA and the Confederatio...

Nigeria’s U-17 Qualify for 2019 AFCON

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInWhatsApp Nigeria on Saturday qualified for the 2019 under-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Tanzania . The Golden Eaglets qualified after edging out Ghana on penalties in the zona...

WAFU: Nigeria Focus to Win on Saturday in Niger Republic

Olusegun Leads Golden Boot Chase Golden Eaglets of Nigeria will on Saturday hope to beat arch-rival Ghana in the final of the WAFU-UFOA Zone B qualifiers with striker Olakunle Olusegun Junior leading the race to win the ...

Nigeria U-17 footballers survive scary protest at Niger Republic

Officials at the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) have dismissed the call to disqualify the Under-17 national football of Nigeria from the ongoing tournament in Niger Republic, NewswatchNigeria confirms. WAFU o...

ENTERTAINMENT

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Nickelodeons, Four Music Stars for Nickfest Nigeria 2018

  Performing on the NickFest stage this year are A-list Nigerian musical acts such as Mayorkun, Falz, Simi and Adekunle Gold, the organisers have said. The Celebrity Slime Challenge will be the highlight...

AMVCA 2018: When South meets West on Africa’s biggest stage

The 6th edition of the Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards took place at the prestigious Eko Hotel and Suites last weekend to much glamour and fanfare. The A-list night out has quickly become one of the most ...

“33” Export Shares Five Reasons Not to Miss Friendship Parties

Residents of the Centre of Excellence, Lagos are certainly grinning with a great deal ofanticipation and excitement as the 33” Export Friendship party reloaded is set to resume on their shores and it promises...

Nollywood is Next Biggest Wealthy Creator in Africa – Leo...

Serial digital entrepreneur and Chairman, Zinox Group, Leo Stan Ekeh has described the Nigerian movie industry as the next biggest wealth creator in Africa. He made this remark at the 6th edition of the Africa ...

POLITICS

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I didn’t start vote-buying in Nigeria – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday denied the claims that he started massive vote-buying in the country. The Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, was quoted that the unf...

Otedola Emerges PDP Governorship Candidate in Lagos

Businessman and Chairman of Forte Oil PLC, has  been offered the  governorship ticket of  the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). According the Publisher of Ovation magazine, Dele Momodu, Otedola “personally c...

Ambode Picks APC Gubernatorial Form for Second Term

The Executive Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday picked his nomination form for second term race to govern the state. He picked the form at the All Progressives Congress (APC) Headquarters in A...

Fracas at PDP secretariat as Atiku submits form

Violence erupted at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Secretariat on Thursday as supporters of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, who accompanied him  to submit his presidential nomination form, c...