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List of Teen Choice Award winners

August 11, 2019 was a big eventful day as The Teen Choice Awards 2019 took place at Hermosa Beach California, amidst fans and celebrities worldwide.

Glo charges Muslims to live up to the tenets of Islam

dDigital Transformation Leader Globacom has charged Muslim faithful to live up to the tenets of Islam. The company gave the advice on the occasion of this year’s celebration of Eid-El-Kabir.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN: We have 536,000 students, 539 prisoners on scholarship

The Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN, Prof. Abdalla Uba Adamu, has disclosed that the school is the biggest in Nigeria with 536, 000 students.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

Group urges President Buhari to review decision on digital rights and freedom bill

President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to decline assent to the Digital Rights and Freedom has continued to worry promoters of digital rights.

UK proposes new social media regulations to battle harmful content

Britain proposed new online safety laws on Monday that would slap penalties on social media companies and technology firms if they fail to protect their users from harmful content.

Heritage Bank unveils initiative to support start-ups

Heritage Bank Plc has launched its innovation accelerator programme tagged, “HB LAB”.

British MPs: Facebook ‘knowingly’ violated data privacy laws

British MPs have accused Facebook of "intentionally and knowingly" violating data privacy laws and called for a code of ethics to regulate social media platforms to limit the spread of fake news.

How regulation, policy reform can boost digital economy

Global Systems Mobile Association (GSMA) says modernised regulation and policy reform are crucial to boosting Nigeria’s digital economy and accelerating internet access through increased mobile broadband penetration.
Mark Zuckerberg has turned down another yet another request to answer questions from politicians outside of the United States.

Mark Zuckerberg rejects invite from international committee to give evidence on fake news

Mark Zuckerberg has turned down another yet another request to answer questions from politicians outside of the United States.

NITDA: eNigeria 2018 confab will accelerate access to digital products

As Nigeria strives to increase its digital presence in the global economy, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) says the 2018 eNigeria conference will accelerate access to digital products.
Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji signs film deal with US agency

Nollywood Actress Genevieve Nnaji has signed a deal with United Talent Agency (UTA) for representation in film, TV and production.

Plateau government to organise maiden tourism conference

As part of efforts to re-position Plateau as a tourism hub, the state government is set to organise its maiden tourism conference.
Senate President and PDP presidential aspirant Bukola Saraki says Nigeria needs a president that is “mobile, digital and has the capacity to plan for its people”.

Senator Saraki: Nigeria needs “digital” president in 2019

Senate President and PDP presidential aspirant Bukola Saraki says Nigeria needs a president that is “mobile, digital and has the capacity to plan for its people”.

Report: Fake news threatens the future of UK democracy

Disinformation and fake news spread online threatens the future of democracy in the UK, a parliamentary committee has warned.
Publisher of the Premium Times, Dapo Olorunyomi

Premium Times challenges Kemi Adeosun to go to court

Publisher of the Premium Times, Dapo Olorunyomi, on Thursday in Ilorin challenged the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, to go to Court on the story that she allegedly forged her youth service exception certificate.

British lawmakers to quiz FA over proposed Wembley sale

British lawmakers are to quiz the Football Association over the proposed sale of Wembley after billionaire American businessman Shahid Khan made a bid to buy the national stadium.

20-year-old wins 2018 National Quranic Recitation Competition

A 20-year-old man, Amiru Yunusa, from Bauchi State, has emerged the overall winner of the 32nd Qur’anic Recitation Competition held in Katsina.

Facebook expands probe into alleged Russian meddling in Brexit referendum

Facebook said on Wednesday it would conduct a new, comprehensive search of its records for possible propaganda that Russian operatives may have spread during the run-up to Britain’s 2016 referendum on EU membership.

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VP Osinbajo, Adams Oshiomhole, others grace John Odiegie-Oyegun’s 80th birthday celebration

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Saturday in Abuja attended the 80th birthday celebration of former APC National Chairman, Chief Odigie Oyegun.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed 30 fillings stations in Cross River for selling petrol above the approved price of N145 per litre and other offences.

DPR threatens to sanction petrol outlets without safety facilities

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has threatened to sanction any patrol and gas trans-filling station in Bayelsa State that does not have adequate safety facilities to guarantee the safety of customers and dealers alike in a situation of emergency.
Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro is adamant Gareth Bale has to play for the club this season having proven his worth repeatedly since joining from Tottenham in 2013.

Casemiro: Gareth Bale has to play for Real Madrid

Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro is adamant Gareth Bale has to play for the club this season having proven his worth repeatedly since joining from Tottenham in 2013.
Ugwuanyi-Awgu

Reps member commends Enugu governor’s initiative against banditry, kidnapping

The lawmaker representing Nkanu East/West Federal Constituency, Enugu, in the House of Representatives, Hon. Nnolim Nnaji, has praised the efforts of the Enugu State Governor, Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, to checkmate the spate of banditry and kidnapping in various parts of the state.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor spends N350 million on 3.2 million children, pregnant women

Kano State government has expended over N350 million for the second round of 2019 Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week kicking off on Monday, targeting over 3.2 million children under the age of five and pregnant women.