Hyundai, Kia recall 500,000 cars over fire concerns

Hyundai and Kia have issued recalls covering approximately 500,000 vehicles. There are two separate causes at play here, and while they both might result in engine fires, the defects in question are different. Let's take a look at each: The first recall affects only Kia vehicles. In this instance, Kia issued a recall for approximately[...]

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OPEC rescued oil from ‘total collapse- Barkindo

Oil producing group OPEC is responsible for salvaging the entire oil industry with its deal to curb output, OPEC's secretary general told CNBC, but the U.S. shale revolution has helped to prevent "major, major energy chaos" in the world. "OPEC has been doing a great service," to producers and global oil markets, Secretary General Mohammad[...]

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JC Penney to close stores as sales tumble

J.C. Penney on Thursday reported earnings and sales for the holiday quarter that topped analysts' lowered expectations, as the company said it was successful in reducing a glut of unsold inventory in 2018. But revenue was down sharply, and the company declined to provide a forecast for 2019 as it works to improve its financial performance.[...]

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Puma signs record-breaking $860 million partnership with Manchester City

German giant Puma has signed a long-term strategic partnership with current English Premier League champions Manchester City. It will be taking over from Nike as it seeks to make up for losing another of its Premier League teams, Arsenal to rival Adidas from next season. The official size of the deal, which was announced Thursday, has not[...]

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Service Chiefs are presently meeting with Abba Kyari in Aso Rock

Service Chiefs are presently meeting with the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari at the Presidential Villa Abuja. Though the agenda of the meeting was not made public, it may not be unconnected to the security situation in the country especially within this election period. Speculations are rife that the service chiefs' meeting[...]

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Femi Adesina: Buhari likely to dissolve cabinet before May 29

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, says President Muhammadu Buhari will likely dissolve his cabinet before May 29. After assuming office in 2015, it took Buhari six months to unveil his cabinet and this attracted widespread criticisms. But speaking on Arise Television on Thursday, Adesina said the president will not spend a long time before choosing his[...]

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Davido, Adesua Etomi, IK Osakioduwa nominated for Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards

Nigerian celebrities, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, IK Osakioduwa, and David Adeleke (Davido), have bagged nominations at the Nickelodeon kids’ choice awards nominations. The Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards is an annual American children’s awards ceremony show that is produced by Nickelodeon. The show honours the year’s biggest television, movie, and music acts as voted by viewers worldwide of[...]

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Police stop anti-Tinubu protest in Lagos

Armed policemen have reportedly stopped a protest march being organized by a group of activist in Lagos. The activists under the auspicies, Orange movement, had decided to stage a rally this morning to appeal to residents of the state to come out enmass to vote against the Bola Tinubu candidate in the March 9th governorship election.[...]

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UK congratulates Buhari, urges probe of alleged irregularities

The United Kingdom has felicitated with President Muhammadu Buhari on his electoral victory in the Saturday’s presidential election. Mr Buhari was declared the winner of the election in the early hours of Wednesday. The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has opposed the result, calling for a halt. A statement from the UK’s minister of state[...]

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South African pastor to be prosecuted for staging resurrection miracle

A viral stunt by a South African preacher, Alph Lukau, may lead to several lawsuits after the self-declared prophet claimed to have resurrected a man at his church in Johannesburg, the BBC is reporting. A group of funeral directors in South Africa have threatened to sue the preacher for a spectacle he put on in[...]

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India prepares for war as bunkers are built along Pakistan border

India is preparing for war with the construction of 14,000 bunkers to protect families on the Pakistan border as Islamabad invokes the spectre of nuclear conflict, telling India 'better sense' is needed. Earlier today Pakistan and India said they had shot down each other's warplanes, in a dramatic escalation of the dangerous confrontation between the nuclear-armed[...]

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Aliko Dangote Now 64th Richest Man in the World

President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has significantly moved up in the world billionaires’ list as he emerged 64th richest person in the world, with an estimated worth of $16.6 billion, as against his previous ranking of 103rd in the world. Dangote, who remains the richest man in Africa for the eighth year running,[...]

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DasukiGate: Court hears Okupe’s alleged receipt of N702m Campaign slush Funds

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday opened its case against Dr. Doyin Okupe, former Senior Special Assistant to erstwhile President Goodluck Jonathan. He is standing trial before Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja for allegedly collecting free money from the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) headed then by[...]

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Aquaman 2 ‘gets official release date’ for December 16, 2022

Aquaman has so far grossed over $1.1billion at the worldwide box office. So it's little surprise that the Jason Momoa-starring superhero film is getting a sequel, with the release date reported by Deadline on Wednesday. Aquaman 2 is set for release December 16, 2022, according to the industry site. The studio are also producing a spinoff called[...]

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Elon Musk tweet may cost him job as Tesla CEO

The standoff between US stock regulators and mercurial Tesla chief Elon Musk has taken a dramatic turn over a tweet that could cost the entrepreneur his job as CEO of the electric carmaker. Musk, 47, is a visionary and inventive boss but is also highly unpredictable, especially on social network Twitter, where he often communicates[...]

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Oshiomhole jibes- Saraki has been buried politically

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Senate President Bukola Saraki’s loss shows that he has been buried politically. Oshiomhole spoke with state house correspondents at the presidential villa in Abuja on Wednesday. Although the national chairman did not mention any name, it was clear he was referring to the senate[...]

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