Tag: China

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ItunuoluwaMarch 13, 2017

China defends approval of 38 Trump Trademarks

By Itunuoluwa Adebo  China on Thursday defended its handling of 38 trademarks it recently approved provisionally for President Trump, saying ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 28, 2017

Dr Joe Abah: Africa has too many pilots, none of them taking off!

by Dr Joe Abah No! Not aircraft pilots, donor pilot projects. The world of development is littered with “pilots.” Demonstration ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 15, 2017

Tunde Leye: Can we aspire to China’s greatness by banning Danfos?

by Tunde Leye I was quietly going through my twitter timeline all bright and sparky when I stumbled on this ...

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AzeezFebruary 7, 2017

Mimiko planning to abscond to Canada or China – Ondo APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State has alleged that outgoing governor Olusegun Mimiko has is planning to flee ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 22, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] This our relationship with China though

We have already talked about Nigeria’s indebtedness to China and how we nay have been sold to the Chinese by ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 22, 2017

Opinion: Trump is pissed, China is pissed and Nigeria is taking the Piss

 by Adewunmi Emoruwa Friday the 20th of January 2017, President Donald J. Trump was officially recognised as the ruler of ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 21, 2017

A map from the past for Africa’s Education systems

by Calvin Ebun-Amu Throughout history, the provision of education has come in many forms. From one-room schools to the open-air ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 13, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] What do you know about Nigeria’s new ‘One China’ subscription?

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu is in the news talking about ...

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AzeezJanuary 13, 2017

Elderly man ‘comes back to life’ during his funeral

An elderly man left his family, friends and well-wishers in shock after he sat up in his coffin and asked ...

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AzeezJanuary 12, 2017

Why I moved to China – Mikel Obi

Super Eagles captain and former Chelsea player, Mikel Obi has said his move to the Chinese Premier League was in ...

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AzeezJanuary 3, 2017

Mikel to consider Chinese club if Valencia can’t meet financial demands

Representatives of Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi have asked Spanish side, Valencia to meet the player’s financial demands by Friday, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 3, 2017

North Korea won’t complete nuclear weapon capable of reaching the U.S. – Trump

President-elect of the United States of America says North Korea will not complete the nuclear weapon it is building. North ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 12, 2016

Opinion: The other side of Trump

by Abounu Abounu Voting for Donald Trump is like MMM. Many sensible people are doing it but they won’t tell ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 10, 2016

Cheta Nwanze: Democracy is not for everyone

by Cheta Nwanze   Nihil est incertius vulgo, nihil obscurius voluntate hominum. — Cicero About four years ago, I had an ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 9, 2016

Opinion: What does President Trump mean for Nigeria?

2016 will go down as the year of the roll back. In Nigeria, we are going through our first recession ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 4, 2016

Opinion: From bus drivers to conductors

by Anthony Ademiluyi When I did my National Youth Service Corps in a foreign multinational in the bustling city of ...

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AzeezOctober 30, 2016

Woman gets 20 iPhone 7s from her boyfriends, buys a house after selling them

An unnamed Chinese woman has reportedly bought a house after selling 20 iPhone 7s she got from her 20 boyfriends. ...

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Isime EseneOctober 26, 2016

The Media Blog: People of God, please which one is Bing TV?

So we we minding our business when we saw this in the press release for Innoson Group’s latest investment – ...

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RoqeebahOctober 23, 2016

Eye on Buhari: The President reunites with his dear daughters and more

Following the roller coaster week that President Muhammadu Buhari had last week, we were not sure what to expect this ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 6, 2016

The Thread: A case of a dead frog and CWAY waters

More often than none, there has been a lot of complains as regards finding particles inside everyday drinking water- the ...

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AzeezSeptember 1, 2016

Copyrights Commission seize N10bn pirated products

The Nigerian Copyright Commission on Thursday said it has seized N10.3bn worth of pirated goods January 2011 and August 2016. ...

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Isime EseneAugust 22, 2016

Reuben Abati: John Kerry’s visit – Beyond the cover story

Essential elements of intelligence and the intelligence cycle in overseas relations include what is better described as “the cover story”. ...

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Isime EseneAugust 13, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: China and Africa – A serious affair

The China-Africa Public Diplomacy Forum, a symposium organized by the Chinese Government, held on Tuesday in Dares Salaam, Tanzania. Invited ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 11, 2016

#RioOlympics: U.S. leads medal table again, as Brazil qualifies for men’s football quarter-final

The United States of America have toppled China from the medals table. The USA achieved the feat by winning gold in the ...

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AzeezAugust 5, 2016

Kachikwu ‘didn’t spend N182m on chartered flight to China’ – Niger Delta Group

The Niger Delta Indigenous Movement For Radical Change (NDIMRC) has said the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 25, 2016

ManUtd, ManCity clash in China cancelled

The Manchester derby friendly slated for tonight in China has cancelled. The cancellation is believed to be due to weather ...

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Mazi EmekaJuly 25, 2016

Opinion: Of cows, zebra crossings, taskforces and Japan

  By Simon Utsu Some days ago, I was somewhere and someone joked about Cows in Nigeria being issued passports soon, ...

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Mazi EmekaJune 30, 2016

General Electric to invest over $2bn in Nigerian railway sector

The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, on Wednesday, disclosed that General Electric (GE) plans to invest $2 billion into the ...

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Dele BenjaminJune 14, 2016

Nigeria shouldn’t be signing deals with China – Ben Bruce

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Privatization, on Tuesday questioned the rationale behind Nigeria’s signing of rail deals ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoMay 24, 2016

CBN bows to pressure, adopts flexible foreign exchange

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria has asked the number one bank of the nation ...

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