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Alibaba set to price shares as investors gear up for flotation

Chinese online giant Alibaba is expected to set the price of its shares later in what could be a record-breaking initial public offering (IPO).
Alibaba could raise between $22bn (£13.5bn) and $25bn when it lists its shares in New York.
The previous record IPO was set by Agricultural Bank of …

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Users frustrated by Apple iOS update

Apple first showcased the iOS8 in June
Apple iPhone and iPad users have taken to social media to express their frustration over installing the company’s latest software update.
Many have resorted to deleting photos, videos and other files in order to free up space for the new version of…

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Adherence To Nigeria’s Tax Laws Key To Business Success, Says Yuguda

The Minister of State for Finance, Alhaji Bashir Yuguda, in Abuja on Thursday said that adherence to Nigeria’s tax laws was imperative for success of business relation between the country and Poland.
Yuguda said this when the Polish Undersecretary for the Economy, Mr Andrzej Dycha, and the c…

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IMF Proposes $127m For Guinea, Liberia And Sierra Leone

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday said Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone would receive 127 million dollars to help them deal with the persisting Ebola Virus outbreak in the countries.
Managing Director of IMF, Christine Lagarde, made this known in a statement.
Lagarde said that…

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APC will end corruption, secure Nigeria – Buhari

A former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, has vowed to stop corruption if his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, is elected to power.
Mr. Buhari said the APC has a clear objective of securing and efficiently managing Nigeria. “We will stop corruption and make the ordinary people, the w…

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Troops Capture High Ranking Boko Haram Commander In Konduga

The Defence Headquarters said troops had captured one of the Boko Haram high ranking commanders at Konduga in Borno after he was wounded in an operation.
A statement posted on the DHQ website on Thursday stated that the commander, who was captured on Wednesday in the operation, was receiving…

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Ban Announces Creation Of UN Mission Against Ebola

UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, on Thursday, approved the creation of a UN Mission to respond to the Eboa Virus Disease (EVD) epidemic and its consequences.
Ban announced the creation of the Mission while outlining an international action plan against the virus to the Security Council in New…

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