France on Wednesday introduced a bill to tax internet and technology giants such as Google and Facebook on their digital sales, putting it among a vanguard of countries seeking to force the companies to pay more in the markets where they operate.
Prof. Umaru Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said that over 75 per cent of electronics devices imported into Nigeria are irreparable and toxic junk.
Facebook Inc has rejected an Australian regulator’s recommendation for greater scrutiny over the social network’s advertising market power and the ranking of news articles in customers’ feeds.
A court in Budapest on Tuesday ruled in favour of extraditing football whistleblower to his home country of Portugal, a spokeswoman confirmed.
A recent Chinese study found that eating more allium vegetables may slash the risk of getting colorectal cancer. Allium is the Latin word for garlic.
A second person is in sustained remission from HIV-1, the virus that causes AIDS, after ceasing treatment and is likely cured, researchers were set to announce at a medical conference on Tuesday.
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has lent his support to the enactment of the proposed bill on the establishment of Chartered Computer Forensic Institute of Nigeria, saying it will enable Nigerian professionals, rather than foreigners, to handle forensic investigations.
A group of North Korean hackers is believed to be actively targeting US businesses and “critical infrastructure,” a report released this week by cybersecurity firm McAfee said.
A study has revealed that women who work night shifts are nine per cent more likely to have an early menopause.
A second person is in sustained remission from HIV-1, the virus that causes AIDS, after ceasing treatment and is likely cured, researchers were set to announce at a medical conference Tuesday.
Canada has begun the extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to the United States – the latest move in a case that has roiled relations between the North American neighbours and China.
NASA and SpaceX counted down Saturday to the launch of a new astronaut capsule on a week-long trip to the International Space Station and back — a key step towards resuming manned space flights from US soil after an eight-year break.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has advised farmers to ignore the current early rainfall across the country and not start early planting.
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei racked up a slew of deals to sell 5G equipment at the world’s top mobile fair in Spain despite Washington’s campaign to convince its allies bar the firm from their next-generation wireless networks.
The United States Cyber Command launched an offensive campaign to silence one of Russia’s most notorious troll operations on the day of the 2018 midterm elections, according to a new report by The Washington Post. The operation targeted the Internet Research Agency, a private company linked to the Kremlin and often used for disinformation campaigns.
Huawei’s chairman said Tuesday that the United States has “no evidence” that its equipment to build next-generation 5G wireless networks could be used as a vehicle for Chinese spy operations.
The Nasarawa state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it has filed cases at the election tribunal to seek redress over results of Governorship, National and State House of Assembly poll in the state.
Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas says his desire to retire at FC Porto led to his extending his contract with the Portuguese club on Wednesday.
The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, says it will strengthen its collaboration with the European Union, EU, through the Niger Delta Support Programme, NDSP, to resuscitate abandoned water infrastructure across the nine Niger Delta states.
The pound fell sharply on Wednesday after British Prime Minister Theresa May announced it was seeking a delay to its exit from the European Union until June 30, while investors awaited the US Federal Reserve’s interest rate call.
The Lagos State Ministry of Education on Wednesday warned owners of unregistered private schools operating in the state to regularise their documents immediately or face sanction.
Four people have been rescued from the building collapse on Lagos Island, Lagos.
Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has continued to maintain his good reputation on and off the football pitch in recent time, he single-handedly rescued Juventus from elimination by scoring a brilliant hatrick to defeat Atletico Madrid to secure a spot in the Quater-finals of the Uefa Champions League and has now started his own hair plant company to help the public.
The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has urged women in Nigeria to conduct regular HIV and AIDS tests to guard against Mother-to-Child transmission of the disease.
Criticism aimed at Raheem Sterling has "an undertone of racism", according to Ledley King, who says the Manchester City forward has been "made a scapegoat".
A retired military general and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Major General Lawrence Onoja (retd), has urged Benue voters in the forthcoming supplementary election of March 23 to vote for APC governorship candidate, Hon. Emmanuel Jime, and his deputy Hon. Sam Ode in the interest of rapid development of the state.