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    Business Google offers free IT support certification, but there’s a catch –

    Google has announced its new “Google IT Support Professional Certificate” program through Coursera, offering anyone the chance to get certified for an entry-level job in the field. The course doesn’t require any previous experience and takes between 8 and 12 months to complete, according to...
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    Business Apple plots repatriation, investment in US after tax reform –

    It has not gotten exactly what it wanted in US tax reform, particularly in repatriation costs. But it will go on ahead with plans to break ground and infuse money into domestic manufacturing. The post Apple plots repatriation, investment in US after tax reform appeared first on Pocketnow...
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    Business Innoson: Lawyer accuses EFCC of serving court summons on social media –

    The planned arraignment of the chairman of Innoson Nigeria Ltd, Innocent Chukwuma, before a Lagos judge was stalled on Wednesday after the defence lawyer accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of wrongful service of court summons. U. Onwukwe, who represented Mr. Chukwuma, said only...
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    Sports Real Madrid Without Ronaldo Unimaginable – Zidane

    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane on Wednesday dismissed media speculation linking superstar Cristiano Ronaldo with a move away from the Bernabeu. “I can’t imagine a Madrid without Cristiano,” said the Frenchman, a World Cup winner as a player. “He’s in his club. Everyone, the club, … via...
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    Business What the latest Niger Delta threat means for your investments

    Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, Minister of state for Petroleum Resources The relative peace enjoyed in Nigeria’s oil producing Niger Delta may be a thing of the past, if the latest threat by the Niger Delta Avengers is anything to go by. The militant group, in a release posted on its website, have …...
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    Business The GHAV Summit: Girl Hub Africa Volunteers Network to hold maiden edition in February –...

    The GHAV Summit: A panel mixer on "Humanitarianism in the 21st century" holds in February. Girl Hub Africa Volunteers Network, an all female network of professional volunteers, is proud to present the maiden edition of The Generation of Humanitarians and Volunteers Summit. The GHAV … via...
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    Business Unemployment Responsible For The Rise In Killings In Nigeria – Dangote –

    The President and Chief Executive of the Dangote Group, Mr. Aliko Dangote, has attributed the deadly conflict between suspected herdsmen and farmers in parts of Nigeria to the country’s increasing unemployment rate. Dangote stated this on Tuesday in an interview with Channels Television. “If...
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    Business YouTube’s decision to make it harder to monetize videos is hurting the community –

    YouTube is increasing the requirements for channels on its platform that will make them eligible to earn money from ads run before and during their videos. In April 2017, it began requiring channels to have a minimum of 10,000 lifetime views to qualify for its monetization program; it’s now …...
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    Business Microsoft brings 15-inch Surface Book 2 to 17 more countries –

    Microsoft first launched its new 13- and 15-inch Surface Book 2 laptops back in November, but the larger model has only been available in the US so far. Starting today, the 15-inch Surface Book 2 will be available in 17 new countries, including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark...
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    Business Appeal Court directs terminal operators to refund N7 trillion to Nigerian govt..

    A Lagos Division of the Appeal Court on Tuesday directed terminal operators to refund over N7 trillion to the Nigerian Shippers Council, a government agency that protects the interest of shippers on matters affecting the shipment of imports and exports. The court held that the submission of …...
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    Business YouTube Now Makes It Harder For Creators To Become Partnees

    YouTube has long had a problem with questionable content being uploaded onto its website and somehow not being removed. It’s also had problems with some of its biggest stars, where in a way YouTube needs them just as much as they need YouTube, meaning that in some instances, some of these …...
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    Business Lazarus: North Korean hackers linked to Sony hack were behind cryptocurrency attacks in...

    Bitcoin’s turbulent history IBTimes US Notorious North Korean hacking outfit Lazarus Group was behind cyberattacks that targeted South Korean cryptocurrency exchanges and users towards the end of 2017, security researchers have found. Believed to be linked to the Pyongyang regime, Lazarus has...
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    Business Turkish Airlines reached the highest load factor in December with 79.7% –

    Turkish Airlines has maximized the wealth of its owners as the number of passengers increased by 9.3 percent and the flag carrier carried 68.6 million passengers. This compared to the previous year when the load factor reached 79.1 percent as it was up 4.7 points. … via BusinessDay : News...
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    Business Developers gain as TrustBond Mortgage offers completion finance services –

    Real Estate developers who are able to push their developments 70-89 percent towards completion can now have rest of mind as TrustBond Mortgage Bank has come up with completion finance services which it offers such developers. TrustBond … via BusinessDay : News you can trust –...
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    Business Cost-cutting takes toll on banks’ service delivery

    Tough cost-cutting measures introduced by deposit money banks (DMBs) as part of efforts to stay profitable in the face of a harsh operating environment are taking a toll on the quality of service provided by lenders, findings by New Telegraph have revealed. In the wake of the negative impact of...
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    Business Ecobank Raises International Spend Limits on Naira Cards –

    Nume Ekeghe Ecobank Nigeria has announced an increase in the maximum daily limit of its naira debit cards abroad, depending on the type of card held by its customers. Customers with naira debit cards can now pay up to $4,000 and $5,000 per day on online channels and point of sale … via...
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    Business NAICOM releases revised micro insurance guidelines to boost inclusion

    In a bid to improve financial inclusion in Nigeria, the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) has reviewed the Micro-insurance Guidelines of 2013 and released the revised edition. The revised guidelines were released on Tuesday in Abuja and became effective from January 1, 2018, a statement by...
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    Business NNPC Justifies Preference for FOB Nigeria’s Crude Exports –

    Chineme Okafor in Abuja The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has given reasons why it prefers to use the Free-on-Board (FOB) system to export Nigeria’s crude oil to their respective destinations and not the Cost, Insurance and Freight (CIF) system. The NNPC, according to a...
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    Business Why I brought building materials factory to South East – Mbisiogu, Shanghai boss –

    From George Onyejiuwa, Owerri Chairman and Chief Executive of Shanghai Engineering Works and Industrial Limited, Festus Mbisiogu, has disclosed that he decided to site his factory in Imo State in response to the clarion call by the Federal Government for Nigerian businessmen in the Diaspora to...
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    Business NSE adopts new measures to tackle capital market liquidity constraints –

    Nigeria Stock Exchange, Lagos The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) yesterday, announced new measures to change the structure of its Market Making concept and regulation rules this year. This followed its dissatisfaction with the level of participation in the initiative over the years. Its …...
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