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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: No sensitive politician can ignore entertainers

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reassured stakeholders in the entertainment industry of the Federal Government’s commitment to support them to enhance national growth and development.

Twitter not based on ‘political ideology’ – Jack Dorsey tells US lawmakers

Twitter does not operate on the basis of “political ideology,” chief executive Jack Dorsey said Wednesday, rejecting claims of bias against conservatives.

Twitter chief says was unprepared for ‘weaponized’ social media efforts

Twitter was “unprepared and ill-equipped” for the vast campaigns of manipulation that affected social media in the past few years, chief executive Jack Dorsey told lawmakers Wednesday.
Google

Europe’s news agencies blast Google, Facebook for ‘plundering’ content

Europe’s biggest news agencies accused Google and Facebook of “plundering” news for free on Tuesday in a joint statement that called on the internet giants to share more of their revenues with the media.
Donald Trump

Donald Trump slams social media firms for ‘silencing millions’

U.S. President Donald Trump criticized social media companies on Friday for silencing “millions of people” in what he called an act of censorship.

Google developing censor-friendly search engine for China

Google is crafting a search engine that would meet China’s draconian censorship rules, a company employee told AFP on Thursday, in a move decried by human rights activists.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban (C) visits the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City on July 20, 2018. The Hungarian Prime Minister pledged "zero tolerance" for anti-Semitism on July 19, 2018, during a controversial visit to Israel after facing accusations of stoking anti-Jewish sentiment back home.Orban and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have found common cause in their right-wing views despite controversy surrounding the Hungarian leader's nationalist rhetoric. / AFP PHOTO / MENAHEM KAHANA

Hungary’s Viktor Orban rails against ‘undemocratic’ Western Europe

Hungary's right-wing nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban railed against what he called "undemocratic" Western European states in a speech on Saturday sketching out his vision for the continent's future.

Fake News: Federal government will not gag media – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has assured Nigerians there would be no censorship or coercion of any media organisation in the government’s fight against fake news and hate speech.

HRW: Governments continue to suppress media through censorship

Governments across the world continue to suppress media through censorship or even arrests of journalists on dubious grounds, a prominent human rights watchdog said on Thursday on occasion of the World Press Freedom Day.

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Bala Na’Allah: Nigeria Police law obsolete, existing since 1943

Senator Bala Na’Allah, the Deputy Majority Leader of the Senate on Monday said the nation was operating an obsolete Nigeria Police law, which had been in existence since 1943.
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has stated that he cannot guarantee that Nigeria will win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations slated for Cameroon next year.

Gernot Rohr: I can’t guarantee AFCON title

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has stated that he cannot guarantee that Nigeria will win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations slated for Cameroon next year.
Roberto Mancini Italy

Roberto Mancini bemoans Italy’s misfortune in front of goal

Roberto Mancini does not believe his "unlucky" Italy side could have done much more to improve their underwhelming form in front of goal.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Kwara people will retire Bukola Saraki from politics in 2019

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, has said the people of Kwara State will retire the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, from active politics in 2019.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

2019: SDP candidate urges Nigerians not to monetize their votes

Precious Elekima, Social Democratic Party governorship candidate in Rivers on Monday urged Nigerians not to monetise their rights to vote in 2019 general elections.