Food, drinks trade show to create opportunities for local businessmen
Food and Beverage West Africa, a new international food and drinks trade exhibition in Lagos, will create new opportunities for local businesses. Owners and people working across the food retail, distribution, catering and hospitality sectors will meet with representatives from more than 150 companies from 20 countries at the show, which opens from June 18…
'No-deal' Brexit extra ferry services launched
A ferry firm that has signed a contract to ship critical products to Britain in the event of a no-deal Brexit on Friday launched the first of its extra services. France's Brittany Ferries will run 20 additional weekly cross-Channel sailings to transport essential goods like medicines. The first extra service set sail Friday from Portsmouth…
‘Why planning revolution is critical for cities of the future’
With two-thirds of people expected to live in cities by 2050 and urban areas accounting for 70 per cent of the emissions that are propelling the planet into a climate unknown, the challenge is both clear and urgent: cities must be reimagined. In a report this year, the International Resource Panel said cities must be…
Sharapova upsets Wozniacki as Federer, Nadal cruise on
Maria Sharapova defeated the third seed and defending champion, Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6/4; 4/6; 6/3 in the Rod Laver Arena. For the men, Roger Federer ran through American youngster, Taylor Fritz 6/2; 7/5; 6/4, while Rafael Nadal detonated Australia’s hope by routing Alex de Minaur 6/1; 6/2; 6/4. Wozniacki and Sharapova had won their…
Buhari pledges to end illegal tax collections
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja pledged that the Federal Government would look into the issue of illegal tax collections to encourage more private sector businesses to thrive in the country. The president made the pledge when he received the leadership of the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers Association of Nigeria (AUFCDN)…
Death toll rises to eight in Danish train accident
The death toll from a train accident in Denmark, when a truck trailer appeared to blow off a cargo train in strong winds and hit a passenger train, has risen from six to eight, police said Thursday.
Nigeria export to Denmark rises by 157 % in 2018, says envoy
Denmark ambassador to Nigeria, Torben Gettermann, says Nigeria export to Denmark rose by 156.6 per cent within the first three months of 2018 in relation to the same period in 2017.
Fox News Host Gets Dragged By Denmark For "Lies"
Fox News was put in their place literally after their attempt to talk on Denmark's socialism got a feedback they were probably not expecting. The host Trish Regan had described their economic model as that which "never works" and comparing the country to Venezuela. Lars Gert Lose, the Danish ambassador to the US thought that…
Denmark’s ‘burqa ban’ on full-face veils in public goes into effect
Denmark’s ban against the use of full-face veils in public spaces, called a “burqa ban,’’ went into effect on Wednesday.
France finish top ahead of Denmark after World Cup stalemate
France secured first place ahead of Denmark in Group C on Tuesday following a 0-0 draw in Moscow that could set up a heavyweight World Cup clash with Lionel Messi's Argentina in the last 16.