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SLAVERY: 239 Nigerian migrants return from Libya

SLAVERY: 239 Nigerian migrants return from Libya

It explained that the urgent demand by the leaders came at a meeting to discuss the situation in Togo, which ended early on Thursday in Abidjan, on the sidelines of the African Union-European Union Summit. The statement added, "The Nigerian leader will also hold bilateral meetings with some Heads of State to strengthen relations". On security, President Buhari told the German Chancellor that his government's commitment to the security of lives and property in Nigeria remains absolute.


Royal Bank of Scotland to close six Scottish Borders branches

Royal Bank of Scotland to close six Scottish Borders branches

It is the latest in a slew of banks to announce closures, following revelations from Halifax and Lloyds Bank earlier this week that they would close branches in Norwich, Acle, Bungay, Halesworth and Southwold - resulting in 99 job losses - branch closures and job cuts at Yorkshire Building Society and the possible loss of East Anglia's last remaining Norwich and Peterborough Building Society branches in Norwich and Ipswich.


Shares in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) Acquired by Todd Asset Management LLC

Shares in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) Acquired by Todd Asset Management LLC

Kernodle & Katon Asset Management Group LLC acquired a new position in shares of Kroger during the third quarter worth about $135,000. Baldwin Brothers Inc. Nineteen equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company's stock.


Micromax Bharat 5 set to launch in India today

Micromax Bharat 5 set to launch in India today

The major highlight of Bharat 5 is its huge 5000mAh battery which Micromax claims can last up to two days. The Bharat 5 comes with a tagline of " The Power Of 5 ". The Micromax Bharat 5 sports a 5.2-inch HD display with no mentioning of the protective layer. In terms of design and build, the smartphone follows the Xiaomi Redmi 5A and offers plastic unibody design with a metallic paint job.


China November Caixin Manufacturing PMI 50.8 Vs 51.0 in October

China November Caixin Manufacturing PMI 50.8 Vs 51.0 in October

Higher exports and business investments in equipment helped the economy to shift into a higher gear in the third quarter, with gross domestic product (GDP) expanding by 0.8 percent on the quarter after 0.6 percent in the second quarter. A reading greater than 50 indicates growth of the sector, while a reading below 50 signals a contraction. Also, the report showed that at 59.3 points, the production level index for the manufacturing sector grew for the eighth consecutive month in November ...


Tesla mega-battery in Australia activated

Tesla mega-battery in Australia activated

The electric vehicle company's Powerpack battery system stores energy generated by a nearby wind farm and is capable of providing electricity for as many as 30,000 homes. Highlighting industry hopes for the take-up of battery storage, Tesla CEO Elon Musk visited the site some 225kms north of the state capital Adelaide in July, hailing the battery as "just the beginning".