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Preliminary data from analytics platform Sensor Tower showed Chinese-based WeChat had 10,000 installs in the US Friday, a 150 percent increase from Thursday and a 233 percent week-over-week increase. That’s the largest number of WeChat installs in the US in one day since October 7th, 2019.
Barely 24 hours to the Governorship election in Edo State, Yiaga Africa, through the Watching The Vote citizens movement, has deployed its Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology for the election.
Facebook is again being sued for allegedly spying on Instagram users, this time through the unauthorised use of their mobile phone cameras.
The nation’s external reserves, last week, rose (though slightly) for the first time in 12 weeks, to $35.66 billion.
The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says 818 million children worldwide are at risk of getting infected with COVID-19 and other infectious illnesses.
Students in some higher institutions in the country have called on the Federal Government to reopen schools.
Organised labour has rejected recent order by the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, to property owners and their agents to charge 6 percent Stamp Duty on all tenancy and lease agreements enter into with all leases and remit to the service.
Uber drivers in Europe are taking the company court in an attempt to gain access to more of the personal data Uber collects on them, as permitted by the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), including information on “profiling and automated decision making” by the ride-hailing giant.
South Africa’s rand firmed in early trade on Wednesday ahead of consumer inflation data and as hopes of economic recovery increased global risk appetite.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says his ministry will create two million additional jobs within the next three years in line with the Buhari administration’s determination to move 100 million Nigerians out of poverty.
Advertisements for more than 400 brands, including Coca-Cola and Starbucks, are due to vanish from Facebook on Wednesday, after the failure of last-ditch talks to stop a boycott over hate speech on the site.
Roughly three months after the pandemic halted its autonomous vehicle tests, Lyft today announced its safety operators will resume driving a portion of its cars on public roads. An employee-only autonomous ride-hailing pilot in Palo Alto remains on pause. But in a blog post, Lyft director of product Sameer Qureshi and director of engineering Robert Morgan characterized road testing as a “critical” part of Lyft’s driverless systems development.
The price of Bonny Light, Nigeria’s Bonny Light, has bounced back to $40 per barrel, as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC and the Gas Exporting Countries Forum, GECF, have ended a successful engagement over the oil market.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Friday commended the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Plateau, for training technocrats who have initiated policies that have placed Nigeria on the path of development.
President Donald Trump’s threat to shut down social media companies after Twitter labeled two of his tweets misleading sets up a fresh challenge for platforms as they struggle to deal with political misinformation during a toxic election campaign.
Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, on Saturday disclosed that the state had enlisted 600 patients for the planned chloroquine clinical trials.
According to The Athletic, United are intending to employ a data scientist in the coming weeks in a move that would see them emulating bitter rival Liverpool.
The PDP in Lagos on Monday faulted Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s alleged claim that it will take N1 trillion to restore all properties and facilities destroyed by hoodlums during the violence that trailed the #EndSARS protests in the state.
The Federal Government has expressed shock at the looting of some warehouses across the country, begging those who looted medical storage facilities to return the vaccines and other medical consumables they carted away.
How the 1940s standard “Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe” failed to be adapted into a campaign song until now is a mystery, but recognized the obvious pairing of classic song and candidate and has recorded her rewrite of the tune, which was originally sung by Ethel Waters in the 1943 film “Cabin in the Sky.”
Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade on Monday announced the relaxation of imposed curfew which was originally 24 hours dusk to dusk.
The police have mobilised to the Gudu Market following reports of the killing of an unnamed man in the market on Thursday.
The Canadian Government says it has contributed US$ 3 million to the United Nations COVID-19 Basket Fund for Nigeria’s response.
At least 27 police stations were incinerated last week in Lagos, after violence erupted across the commercial hub as a fallout of the military shooting of unarmed protesters in Lekki.
The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), says it has successfully restored peace along the Kabusa-Apo axis of Abuja after a violent clash between EndSARS and ProSARS protesters.
The nationwide protest against police brutality continued on Tuesday in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.