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Donald Trump drafting an order to regulate Facebook, Twitter for bias

The White House has drafted an ambitious new proposal to regulate social media platforms, with the aim of combating perceived bias against conservatives, according to a new report from CNN. The proposal, some details of which were previously reported by Politico, would call on the FCC to develop new regulations concerning how social media platforms are allowed to moderate their users.
A pedestrian walks past a Huawei product stand at an EE telecommunications shop in central London on April 29, 2019. – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China’s Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to develop next-generation 5G mobile networks. His comments come after Prime Minister Theresa May conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to build the UK 5G network, information that was leaked to a newspaper from top secret discussions between senior ministers and security officials, a leak that has caused a scandal that has rocked Britain’s splintered government. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / various sources / AFP)

Donald Trump expected to sign order paving way for US telecoms ban on Huawei

President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order this week barring U.S. companies from using telecommunications equipment made by firms posing a national security risk, paving the way for a ban on doing business with China’s Huawei, three U.S. officials familiar with the plan told Reuters.

Donald Trump administration sues California over tough net neutrality law

The Justice Department has hit back against California’s attempt to restore net neutrality rules with a lawsuit that alleges state legislators are attempting to “subvert the Federal Government’s deregulatory approach.” The suit was announced jointly by representatives of the Justice Department and FCC Chairman Ajit Pai.
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US Democratic candidates told to ditch Huawei and ZTE devices

The Democratic National Committee warned party candidates running in November elections not to use devices made by Chinese telecommunications companies ZTE and Huawei Technologies because they pose a security risk, a Democratic source said on Friday.

Donald Trump: We’re working to get ZTE ‘back into business, fast’

President Donald Trump says that he is working with Chinese President Xi Jinping to find a way for Chinese telecom company to “get back into business, fast,” following last week’s announcement that it was pausing its “major operating activities.”

21 US states sue to keep net neutrality

A group of 21 U.S. state attorneys general filed suit to challenge the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to do away with net neutrality on Tuesday while Democrats said they needed just one more vote in the Senate to repeal the FCC ruling.

Digital advocates decry US plan to end net neutrality

Several Open Internet advocacy organisations have come out against the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai's plans to end net neutrality.

Balloons to provide Puerto Rico with telephone service

Alphabet Inc, the company that controls Google, is sending special balloons to Puerto Rico to help restore phone service after the island was devastated by Hurricane Maria last month.

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One of the indicted Nigerians arrested for online scam in the US

How Japanese woman led FBI to 80 Nigerian scammers

A romance scam in 2016 between a Japanese woman and a Nigerian who described himself as a US Army Captain stationed in Syria, led the FBI to the record crackdown on 80 Nigerian scammers, published documents revealed.
Igbo Presidency project in exchange for Ruga settlements is not only a huge joke but total fallacy, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro President-General Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has said.

Ohanaeze Ndigbo condemns killing of pregnant woman in Enugu

The Igbo apex body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday condemned the killing of an innocent pregnant igbo woman (names witheld) around Emene in Enugu state allegedly by a Fulani herdsmen.
Nigeria have been handed a major boost ahead of their Algeria clash with Asisat Oshoala making a scoring return as Barcelona defeated Seagulls 5-1 on Thursday.

Nigeria handed major boost as Asisat Oshoala makes scoring return in Barcelona win

Nigeria have been handed a major boost ahead of their Algeria clash with Asisat Oshoala making a scoring return as Barcelona defeated Seagulls 5-1 on Thursday.

Corruption headlines challenges before new sports minister

The newly-appointed Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, commenced his official duty on Thursday by attending the 2019 International Youth Day in Abuja.

Teacher wins N2 million from Betway

Another Nigerian, Temitope A. has won a massive N2m by placing wagers in the just-concluded Betway African Cup Of Nations Predictor Promotion.