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A judge in California has blocked the Commerce Department’s ban on new downloads of China-based messaging app WeChat, Reuters reported Sunday. US Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler said in her order that WeChat users showed “serious questions going to the merits of the First Amendment claim, the balance of hardships tips in the plaintiffs’ favor.”
The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from U.S. app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block Americans from downloading the Chinese-owned platforms over concerns they pose a national security threat.
The United States Government has imposed restrictions on senior Chinese diplomats, regarding their engagement in cultural and university events in the country.
This came as the Federal Government, yesterday, said despite the N2.3 trillion Economic Stimulus Plan put in place to contain impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the economy, there is the possibility that the third quarter, 2020 (Q3’20) Gross Domestic Product, GDP, growth rate will be negative, while the economy will relapse into a recession.
A massive wildfire in Northern California spawned rotating columns of flames Saturday, prompting forecasters to issue a rare fire-related tornado warning.
The Registrar General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Garba Abubakar, has said that companies that are not fit and qualified should not engage in public procurement.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has called for the review of the regulatory framework of the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) in the interest of the Nigerian economy, business continuity, private sector development and job creation.
Kano State Executive Council has approved the establishment of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Computer-Based Testing Centres (CBTCs) in the five Emirates Councils as zonal offices and 44 local government areas in the state.
An Islamic human rights organisation, Muslim Rights Concern, has rejected the examination timetable recently released by the West African Examinations Council for the 2020 West African Secondary School Certificate Examinations scheduled to begin on August 11, 2020.
The investigation which began on July 20 in Abuja, is being conducted by the joint house committees on Interior, Nigeria Content Development and Monitoring and Commerce.
The age-long relationship between the ancient kingdom of Gwandu and that of Kano is still subsisting as it is now further strengthened by intermarriage, commerce, scholarship, and many other factors.
Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.
Lagos State government said it has attracted investment worth US250m for its new industrial cum residential development aimed at boosting economic activities and jobs.
The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Jos East Chapter, on Wednesday decried the non-implementations of the new minimum wage in the state.
The Primate, Church of Nigeria, Most Rev. Henry Ndukuba, on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to urgently come up with programmes to cushion the effects of the hike in petrol prices and electricity tariff on citizens.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged the governments at all levels to articulate strategies to mitigate the menace of flood and forestall such devastation in the future.
US West Coast state to join 15 nations that have set similar goals in order to fight climate change.
Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, says he is not downcast even though his party lost the just concluded governorship election in Edo State.
Rivers State Deputy Governor Mrs Ipalibo Banigo has condemned the blockade on the hotel of Governor Nyesom Wike by officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force in Benin City, Edo State.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today docked for fraud Pius Ugochukwu Ezeokafor, a former Director of Physical Planning, and now Senior Lecturer in the Department of Architecture, Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State.
The Army said in a statement on Monday, September 21, 2020 that the senior officer ran into the ambush while leading a patrol to clear terrorists from the Sabon Gari-Wajiroko axis near Damboa, Borno on Sunday, September 20.
The thirty-six State Governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, will on Thursday engage in a marathon meeting, with a view to nipping in the bud, the planned nation wide strike and mass protest by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC.
Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Abia South, said Monday that his life has been full of coincidences in the cause of fighting for what is right.