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Facebook places label on user’s post under Singapore ‘fake news’ law

Facebook said Saturday it had issued a correction notice on a user’s post at the request of the Singapore government, but called for a measured approach to the implementation of a new “fake news” law in the city-state.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar demands N500 million, apology from President Buhari’s aide for alleged defamation

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February election, Atiku Abubakar, has demanded N500m and a written apology from an aide to President Muhammadu Buhari on social media, Lauretta Onochie, for allegedly spreading lies capable of damaging his reputation.
India Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi

India chief justice accused of sexual harassment

India’s Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi has been accused of sexual harassment by a former Supreme Court employee.

70 political parties reject call for removal of Enugu REC

No fewer than 70 political parties in Enugu State on Thursday rejected the call for the removal of the Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Dr. Emeka Ononamadu.

Yinka Odumakin sues Itse Sagay for alleged libel, demands N5 billion damages

Former President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to testify in court in a libel case involving Yinka Odumakin, National Publicity of Afenifere and Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC).

Itse Sagay: Ex-President Obasanjo suffering from power withdrawal syndrome

Itse Sagay, chairman of presidential advisory committee against corruption (PACAC), says former president Olusegun Obasanjo is suffering from power withdrawal syndrome.

Libel: Court dismisses APC chairman Oshiomhole’s bid to stop Governor Ortom’s suit

A Makurdi High Court presided over by Justice Augustine Ityonyiman has dismissed the preliminary objections filed by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and the APC in a N10 billion defamation suit filed against them by the Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

PDP faults Muhammadu Buhari on position of cabinet

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has told President Muhammadu Buhari that complexity of office and not ex-President Goodluck Jonathan was responsible for the delay in constituting his cabinet.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo sues radio presenter for N1 billion over Bola Ige’s death

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has sued an online journalist and radio presenter, Mr. Akanda Oro, popularly known as Awikonko, for N1billion.

Police: Stop using social media to spread fake news about kidnapping incidents

The Police Command in Enugu State has warned residents of the state against using social media to spread fake news about kidnapping in the state.
Dino Melaye

Police: Why we invaded Dino Melaye’s house

Kogi State Police Command has confirmed that it sent a detachment of officers to the house of Sen. Dino Melaye at Aiyetoro-Gbede in Kogi State on Oct. 11 to effect his arrest.
Yekini Nabena

2019: APC rejects EIU, HSBC predictions

The All Progressives Congress has rejected what it described as a doomsday prophecy by two British based institutions about Nigeria’s economic and political future should President Muhammadu Buhari win in 2019.

INEC denies creating 30,000 new polling units

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied creating 30,000 additional polling units in order to compromise the 2019 general elections.

Genetically-modified crops not harmful to Nigerians – ARCN

The Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) has dismissed reports that genetically-improved crop varieties were harmful to the health of Nigerians.

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President Muhammadu Buhari is back in the country after his private visit to the United Kingdom.

DMO: President Buhari’s government inherited whooping $63.8 billion debt not paltry $7 billion

The Debt Management Office (DMO) has revealed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration inherited a debt of $63.81 billion when it came into power in 2015.

Tunde Fowler speaks on FIRS handover controversy

The immediate past Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Tunde Fowler, said he did nothing wrong in handing over the management of the tax revenue agency to the Coordinating Director, Domestic Taxes Group, Abiodun Aina.
Senate Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu from Delta State. on Monday in a motion canvassed for adherence and respect to the concept of separation of powers as enshrined in the laws of Nigeria.

Court invasion: National Assembly may be invaded someday by security agencies – Reps minority...

Senate Minority Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu from Delta State. on Monday in a motion canvassed for adherence and respect to the concept of separation of powers as enshrined in the laws of Nigeria.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday brushed off North Korea’s test of a sea-launched ballistic missile, saying that planned nuclear talks with Pyongyang will go ahead.

Donald Trump pays $2 million in damages to charities after court ruling

Donald Trump on Tuesday paid $2 million in damages as part of a settlement overuse of his former charity to further his political and business interests — the latest item on the US president’s list of legal woes.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari: Mamman Daura issued presidential directive without my husband’s knowledge

Nigerian First Lady Aisha Buhari has alleged that Mamman Daura, a nephew of President Muhammadu Buhari, had used a presidential media aide to try and destabilise the First Family.