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(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 4, 2019 shows the logo of the US social networking website Twitter, displayed on a smart-phone screen, in Lille, northern France. – Several features on Twitter were down on October 2, 2019, the platform said, with users from Japan to the USA reporting they were unable to log in, use the mobile app or see direct messages.”We’ve been experiencing outages across Twitter and TweetDeck,” the social media giant said in a statement, without giving a reason for the disruption. “You might have had trouble Tweeting, getting notifications, or viewing DMs. We’re currently working on a fix, and should be back to normal soon.” (Photo by Denis Charlet / AFP)

Twitter to put options to limit replies directly into compose screen

Speaking today at a CES event in Las Vegas, Twitter’s Suzanne Xie unveiled some new changes that are coming to the platform this year, focusing specifically on conversations.
Malam Ismaila Isa Funtua

Isa Funtua: Why Igbos, Alex Ekwueme lost Presidency in 1999, will lose again in...

Malam Ismaila Isa Funtua, the Life Patron of the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigerian (NPAN), a politician, businessman and a close associate of President Muhammadu Buhari, says the Igbos and deceased former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, lost the presidency in 1999 because the late politician refused to play politics of inclusiveness, saying the Igbos are doing the same thing today.
Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup

2018 World Cup: Ex-FIFA president bribed by ‘Russian oligarch’ – report

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has published claims that a former FIFA President was bribed by a “Russian oligarch” to ensure c won the right to host the 2018 World Cup.
US rapper and Grammy award-winner, Clifford Harris, popularly known as T.I. has revealed that he takes his daughter, 18, to the gynaecologist to do ‘virginity test’ every year.

Rapper T.I. forces daughter do ‘virginity test’ annually

US rapper and Grammy award-winner, Clifford Harris, popularly known as T.I. has revealed that he takes his daughter, 18, to the gynaecologist to do ‘virginity test’ every year.
police France

France docks Nigerian pastor, 23 others for prostitution network

A Nigerian pastor Stanley Omoregie and 23 other suspected members of a sex trafficking ring accused of forcing Nigerian women into prostitution will go on trial today in Lyon, France the latest case to highlight the growing use of Nigerian migrants as sex slaves in Europe.
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Donald Trump’s impeachment inquiry begins

The U.S. House of Representatives has launched a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump amid allegations that he asked a foreign leader to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden — a likely political opponent—ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Governor AbdulRazaq hails Kwara’s 34-year-old SAN

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Sunday held a telephone conversation with the 34-year-old Muyiwa Tola Atoyebi, who was recently conferred with the title of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).

Minister: Federal government to deepen efforts toward commercialisation of research findings

The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja said it would intensify efforts toward ensuring research findings in the country were commercialised.

Central bank threatens legal action over ‘stolen’ N500 billion allegation, says money was given...

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says N150 billion which was reported as stolen from its coffers was part of a N650 billion loan to states.
Ned Nwoko

INEC drops Peter Nwaoboshi, issues Certificate of Return to Ned Nwoko

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued Certificate of Return to Prince Ned Nwoko as the duly elected Senator for Delta North Senatorial district in the 9th National Assembly.
Nse Ikpe-Etim

Nse Ikpe-Etim: Being a prostitute is not a crime

Ahead of the cinema release of the new movie which she stars in, ‘Heaven’s Hell’, on May 10, 2019, Nollywood actress Nse Ikpe-Etim has condemned the alleged sexual harassment of women labelled a prostitutes by police officers after a raid on an Abuja night club.
Super Eagles forward Henry Onyekuru has been named the fastest player in the Turkish Super Lig.

Everton loanee Henry Onyekuru ‘longing’ to realise Premier League, Thierry Henry dreams

Galatasaray forward Henry Onyekuru is ‘longing’ for life in the English Premier League, where he hopes to model his career on Arsenal legend Thierry Henry.
Unai Emery has revealed that a conversation with his Spanish compatriot and Watford manager Javi Gracia convinced him to become Arsenal’s manager last summer.

Unai Emery: Watford’s Javi Gracia convinced me to take Arsenal job

Unai Emery has revealed that a conversation with his Spanish compatriot and Watford manager Javi Gracia convinced him to become Arsenal’s manager last summer.
Zainab Ahmed

Finance Minister: Nigeria ready for business

Nigeria’s finance minister, Zainab Ahmed, has told global investors that Nigeria is ready for business.
Omarian Banks

Man shoots teenager for knocking on his door

A Georgia man has been arrested after he fatally shot a 19-year-old man who accidentally knocked on the wrong apartment door.

Hoodlums set primary school containing electoral materials ablaze in Benue

All electoral materials for Mbalom ward in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue, were in the early hours of Saturday burnt by armed hoodlums.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: Opposition parties planing to attack our leaders, members

The Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday raised an alarm that some members of the opposition political parties in the state have concluded plans to attack some of its leaders and members in the next few days to the election.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will land another Premier League post if Manchester United decide against handing him a permanent deal, says Dimitar Berbatov.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Marcus Rashford can be as good as Harry Kane

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Marcus Rashford has the potential to be as good a centre-forward as England teammate Harry Kane as the pair prepare to face off in the Premier League this weekend.

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Lagos council chief passes on

A senior officer of the council, who preferred anonymity, confirmed the death, saying, “he has been battling with an undisclosed illness since December last year before he finally succumbed to the cold hands of death.
Edinson Cavani

Jose Mourinho wants Kylian Mbappe in Tottenham, silent on Edinson Cavani

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho is giving nothing away on a potential exit for Christian Eriksen but wants Kylian in the club.
Apple dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company’s iCloud service after the FBI complained that the move would harm investigations, six sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Apple’s iCloud backups are unencrypted due to law enforcement pressure

Apple dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company’s iCloud service after the FBI complained that the move would harm investigations, six sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Brendan Rodgers has insisted Leicester’s recent loss to Premier League champions Manchester City was just a “bump in the road” as they prepare for the visit of leaders Liverpool.

Brendan Rodgers: Wilfred Ndidi has made ‘miraculous recovery’ from injury

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says Wilfred Ndidi has made “a miraculous recovery” after undergoing a minor surgery for a knee injury.
Libya's oil state energy firm, the National Oil Corporation (NOC)

US calls for immediate resumption of Libya oil operations

The United States on Tuesday called for an immediate resumption of Libya’s lifeline oil exports that have been blocked by forces loyal to military strongman Khalifa Haftar since last week.