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IS use eBay, PayPal to channel money to US – FBI

Islamic State allegedly used PayPal and fake eBay transactions to channel money to an operative in the US, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Google cancels diversity debate Town Hall

Google Thursday cancelled a Town Hall intended to air viewpoints on diversity, sexism and free speech, citing worker safety concerns.

MMM, Bet9ja tops most visited websites in Nigeria

Sports betting site bet9ja and money doubling scheme MMM top the list of most visited websites in Nigeria according to ranking by Alexa.

Glo declares Friday Free Data Day

Mobile telecommunication giants, Globacom, has declared Friday, August 11, as the first Free Data Day on its network.

Disney to ditch Netflix in favor of its own video-streaming service

Disney will stop providing new movies to Netflix starting in 2019 and launch its own streaming service as the world’s biggest entertainment company tries to capture digital viewers who are dumping traditional television.

Internet Wayback Machine blocked in India

Users trying to access the site have been receiving messages that say the block is “on the directions” of India’s Department of Telecom.

Why Nigeria has not adopted Bitcoin technology – CBN

Specifically, he said that the issue was not something the authorities would want to rush to take a decision on given that the technology is still relatively new.

Google fires defender of tech gender gap

Google on Monday fired the author of an internal memo defending the gender-gap in Silicon Valley tech jobs as a matter of biology, according to media reports.

Netflix acquires comic book creator Millarworld

Netflix announced Monday it was acquiring comic book publisher Millarworld, creator of popular series including "Kick-Ass" and "Kingsman."

Row over Google employee’s defense of tech gender gap

Google found itself at the center of controversy Sunday after an employee in a leaked internal document claimed "biological causes" explained the lack of women in tech industry leadership roles.

Firm to provide free Wi-Fi facility in Nigerian varsities

Surfwella, a free Wi-Fi facility, will be made available in Nigerian universities, from this week, to give a boost to Stertiary education in the country.

How 90% ISPs shut down in five years – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has revealed reasons for the collapse of over 90 per cent of the Internet Service Providers (ISPs) within the last five year.

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Nigerian oil field sale triggers police raid on Brazil’s largest bank

Brazil’s federal police on Friday raided the headquarters of Latin America’s largest independent investment bank, Banco BTG Pactual SA, and the addresses of its founder Andre Esteves, federal prosecutors said in a statement.

Minimum wage negotiations to continue September 4

The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC), and representatives of the Federal Government will reconvene on Sept. 4 to continue negotiations on the new national minimum wage.

Ministry speaks on video showing ‘harassment’ of foreign affairs minister in Vienna

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has dismissed a video that has gone viral on social media showing the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, being chased out of a meeting in Vienna, Austria.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

NIS commences e-registration of immigrants

Zone ‘A’ headquarters of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS Ikeja, Lagos, has kicked off the e-registration exercise of migrants in line with the Federal Government directive.
Vehicles seized by the military for transporting Boko Haram insurgents’ fishery products to Maiduguri markets

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram engaging in fishery trade to fund insurgency

The Nigerian Army has warned traders and Borno communities against engaging in illegal fishery trade with Boko Haram insurgents.