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Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has entered into a partnership with Facebook for the provision of internet infrastructure, learning resources and community support for teachers in public schools.
Facebook stored passwords for hundreds of millions of users in plain text, exposing them for years to anyone who had internal access to the files, according to Krebs on Security. User passwords are typically protected with encryption (a process known as hashing), but a string of errors led certain Facebook-branded apps to leave passwords accessible to as many as 20,000 company employees.
Turkey has called an emergency meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to discuss the New Zealand mosque attacks and "increasing violence based on Islamophobia".
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday that her foreign minister will travel to Turkey to "confront" comments made by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the Christchurch mosque shootings that killed 50 people.
Facebook said Monday it would begin directing some of its funds to support US journalism efforts to so-called “news deserts” with little or no media coverage.
Some New Zealand companies are weighing whether to advertise on social media as two industry groups urged them not to in the wake of recent mass shooting in Christchurch that was live-streamed on Facebook and redistributed on other platforms.
New Zealand will tighten gun laws in the wake of its worst modern-day massacre, the government said Monday, as it emerged that the white supremacist accused of carrying out the killings at two mosques will represent himself in court.
The Bauchi State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that the fact-finding committee sent to the state by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to probe the irregularities in the governorship election of March 9, 2019 denied the party fair hearing.
WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton appeared as a speaker at a class at Stanford University earlier this week, where he spoke about the decision to sell the company to Facebook, and urged students to delete their Facebook accounts.
In the first 24 hours after the deadly mass shooting in New Zealand, Facebook says that it has removed 1.5 million videos that were uploaded of the attack, and has blocked 1.2 million “at upload.”
The All Progressives Congress in Bauchi State has alleged that the fact-finding Committee sent by the Independent National Electoral Commission to probe the irregularities in the governorship election of March 9 denied the party fair hearing.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Bauchi State Chapter alleged that the fact-finding Committee sent to Bauchi state by the Independent National Electoral Commission to probe the irregularities in the governorship elections of 9 March 2019 denied the party fair hearing.
A horrific video of the New Zealand mosque massacre was blocked by Facebook during its livestream but circulated on other social media, highlighting the challenges faced by internet platforms in curbing the spread of violent content.
New Zealanders have responded to the Christchurch mosque massacres with an outpouring of interfaith solidarity - crowdfunding millions of dollars, donating halal food and even offering to accompany local Muslims now scared to walk the streets.
Sokoto State chapter of the People Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it will not accept anything short of free, fair and credible polls in tomorrow’s supplementary poll in the state.
The People’s Democratic Party ( PDP ) has hailed the verdict of the Osun State Governorship election tribunal, which upheld the victory of its candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, describing the judgement as a victory for democracy and triumph of the will of the people.
A group, Bauchi Youth Awareness Ambassadors, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of causing political confusion in the state due to the way it handled governorship election.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has hailed the tribunal declaration of Sen. Ademola Adeleke as governor of Osun State, saying it is hope awakening.
The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has ordered INEC to issue Certificate of Return as duly elected governor to Senator Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2018 election.
Disgraced former England international Adam Johnson is believed to have been released from prison after serving three years for child sex offences.
No fewer than 58 people have been killed in flash floods in the eastern Indonesian province of Papua.
President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the Chartered Institute of Training and Development of Nigeria Bill and the Nigerian Aeronautic Research Rescue Bill.
The deposed leader of an IS-backed faction of Boko Haram has been detained by more radical elements who seized control of the group, the AFP has reported, quoting three different sources.
A total of 450 students on Thursday matriculated at Edo University, Iyamho, for the 2018/2019 academic session of the University.