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Global Smartphone sales reach new record

Global Smartphone sales had achieved a new record in the second quarter of the year, German Market Research Institute GfK said on Monday.A total of 346.9 million Smart phones had been sold worldwide between April and June, representing…

Migrants send home $445bn in 2016, says UN report

Global migrant workers sent back to their home countries 445 billion dollars in 2016, lifting millions out of poverty, a report released by a UN agency has said.The report, titled Sending Money Home: Contributing to the SDGs, One Family…

Trump appoints Nigerian on economic advisory forum

Nigerian-born Adebayo Ogunlesi, who is the chairman of Global Infrastructure Partners, a private equity firm and one of Fortune 500 companies, has been named a member of an economic advisory forum to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.…