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Ebonyi government donates laptops to journalists

The Ebonyi Government on Friday donated laptops to 10 selected journalists in the state for objective reportage of events and effective information dissemination.

Facebook bug exposed millions of users’ photos

Facebook has discovered a bug that gave third-party apps access to the photos of up to seven million users.
Favour Oriafoh

EFCC arrests suspected fraudster, banker over £79,000 romance scam

A banker and Account Officer with Access Bank, Ojo Adefemi Adedoyin, who allegedly connived with one Favour Oriafoh, 30, to defraud a Hong Kong national, Xu Yue of £79,000 (Seventy Nine Thousand Pounds) have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Emeka Ephraim Ugwuonye

Police arraign disbarred lawyer for alleged fraud

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Gudu, Abuja, on Thursday remanded a debarred lawyer, Emeka Ugwuonye, who runs a popular Facebook page, “Due Process Advocate”, in prison following his arraignment by the police.

Facebook post: Court grants FRCN reporter bail

A Kaduna State High Court on Wednesday, admitted Segun Onibiyo, a reporter with the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) to bail in the sum of N2 million.
Gbenga Olawepo Hashim

Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim condemns exclusion from presidential debate

The Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim campaign organisation has condemned her exclusion from the scheduled Presidential Debate by the Nigerian Elections Debate Group and the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) alleging that the selection of candidates is biased, anti-democratic and the agenda of the ruling All Progressives Party (APC)

Victor Ikpeba: We can only reduce not eradicate racism

Former international Victor Ikpeba has declared that the problem of racism in football can only be reduced but cannot be eradicated.

INEC: Nigerians don’t follow us on social media

The Independent National Electoral Commission has decried what it called the very poor followership of its activities in the social media by eligible voters for the 2019 general elections.
Diamond Bank

Diamond Bank partners Facebook to support young entrepreneurs

Diamond Bank Plc in collaboration with Facebook and Affrinolly is set help Nigeria’s young entrepreneurs to explore the digital world to market their businesses
Roger Waters said he was 'aghast' that a Pink Floyd cover band had scheduled gigs in Israel [Silvia Izquierdo-AP Photo]

Pink Floyd tribute band pulls out of Israel shows

British Pink Floyd cover band scraps concerts in three Israeli cities after the legendary rock band co-founder Roger Waters called for their cancellation
Tommy Robinson

Tommy Robinson to join pro-Brexit march, counter-protest planned

Far-right activist Tommy Robinson joins right-wing demonstrators converging in London on Sunday for a pro-Brexit march.
Katsina United have announced Niger international goalkeeper Kassaly Daouda has arrived for a medical with a view to signing for the NPFL club.

Niger Republic goalkeeper Kassaly Daouda for Katsina United medical

Katsina United announce Niger international goalkeeper Kassaly Daouda has arrived for medical with view to signing for the NPFL club

US accuses Russia, Syria of lying about Aleppo ‘chemical attack’

The United States and Britain have accused Russia of fabricating a story about chemical weapons use by Syrian rebels.

Facebook holds exhibition against fake news

As part of its continued commitment to tackling false news, fake accounts and hate speech, as well as improving the transparency of advertising on its platform, Facebook, recently held an election Integrity Exhibition for media, civil society partners and other stakeholders in Nigeria.
French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire. Getty Images

France will tax digital giants from 2019 without EU

Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Thursday said France will tax digital giants at national level from 2019 without European Union states agreement on tax on digital revenues for the bloc.
Indonesian soldiers prepare coffins for construction workers, believed to have been shot dead, in Wamena in Papua province on December 4, 2018. - Indonesia is investigating reports that 31 construction workers were shot dead by separatist rebels in restive Papua province, the public works minister said on December 4, as he halted construction in the area. (Photo by STAF STEEL / AFP)

Indonesia hunts suspects in alleged Papua mass killing

Indonesian soldiers hunted on Wednesday for rebels suspected of killing as many as 24 construction workers in restive Papua province, as an eyewitness account supplied by the military described a grisly mass execution.

Study: Nigerian men eager to resume sex after wives’ delivery

A new study has shown that most Nigerian men who recently became fathers are eager to know how early sex can resume after childbirth.
President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to reports that he had been cloned.

Muhammadu Buhari denies death, body double rumours

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has denied a rumour claiming he had died and been replaced by a lookalike.

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NNPP will conduct council election in Bauchi in six months, if elected –...

The New Nigeria Peoples Party in Bauchi State has pledged to conduct Local Government Council election within six months, if elected into power.

NANS demands prosecution of alleged killer of police officer in Ogun

The National Association of Nigerian Students has urged the Ogun Police Command to fast track prosecution of the alleged killer of Cpl. Gbenga Adeboyejo.

NLC urges federal government to respect ILO principles

Comrade Ayuba Wabba, President, National Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the federal government to respect International Labour Organisation (ILO) principles and the rights of workers in order to have peaceful industrial relations.
More than 40 people were injured in an explosion Sunday night at a restaurant in northern Japan, police said.

Explosion in Japanese restaurant leaves more than 40 injured

More than 40 people were injured in an explosion Sunday night at a restaurant in northern Japan, police said.

Nigerians ‘too religious’ – Chinese cleric

A representative of the International Assembly (IA) of the True Jesus Church in Nigeria, Pastor Hong-Hsiung Ko, has described Nigerians as “too religious a people” who also have respect for their religious leaders.