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Facebook confirms uploading 1.5 million users’ email contact without consent

The social media giant, Facebook, uploaded the contact details of 1.5 million new users without their permission in the last three years, Facebook confirmed in a statement on Thursday.

Apple blocks Facebook app that paid teens to track internet use

Apple has blocked an app made by Facebook which paid users to track their internet usage.
Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn (C) ascended the throne in December 2016 [The Nation-Pool via AP]

Thailand to hold coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn in May

Thailand's king is to be officially crowned in an elaborate three-day ceremony held on May 4-6, the royal palace has announced.
Romelu Lukaku - Jose Mourinho

Romelu Lukaku: Jose Mourinho is really cool behind scenes

Romelu Lukaku insists Jose Mourinho is "really cool" behind the scenes and his demeanour in public is down to a winning mentality.

Google relaunches service to fight fake news

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has announced that the company is relaunching its news service facilitating the search of information from credible sources for its users as part of the fight against fake news distribution, local media reported on Wednesday.

German Supreme Court rules ad blockers are legal

Germany’s Supreme Court on Thursday threw out a case brought by Axel Springer seeking to ban a popular application that blocks online advertising, in a landmark ruling that deals a blow to the publishing industry.

Nigerian man buys Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Bugatti for $2.5m

A Nigerian man, Obi Okeke, popularly referred to as Doctor Bugatti, has purchased Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Bugatti Veyron for $2.5m

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Rafael Nadal (right) went into the final having not dropped a set all week (Gregorio Borgia-AP)

Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to win ninth Rome title

Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 to win a ninth Italian Open title and a record 34rd Masters crown on Sunday.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Babajide Sanwo-Olu: I’ll end Apapa gridlock within my first 60 days in office

The Lagos State governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said he will end the protracted gridlock in Apapa area of the state within the first 60 days of his administration.

NHRC, Abuja agencies agree on suspending nightclub raids

The National Human Rights Commission said on Sunday that it had reached a resolution with the Abuja Environmental Protection Board and other agencies of the Federal Capital Territory Administration to suspend the raids of nightclubs and other leisure places in Abuja.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

BMO: Atiku Abubakar not in same democratic league with MKO Abiola,Alex Ekwueme

The 2019 Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has been described as not in the same democratic league with the late Chief Moshood Abiola and Dr Alex Ekwueme.
Nicolas Pepe

Ligue 1 sensation Nicolas Pepe to leave Lille – coach

Nicolas Pepe will leave Lille for a "great European team" in the next transfer window, the Ligue 1 side's coach Christophe Galtier has confirmed.