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French court throws out Facebook ‘censorship’ case

A French court on Thursday dismissed a case brought by a French teacher who wanted to sue the US social media giant over his claims that his page was censored when he posted a nude painting by Gustave Courbet.

Facebook sued for censoring 19th-century painting

How should Facebook decide what’s art and what’s pornography? The question comes to a head in a French court case Thursday with the social network accused of censoring a 19th-century painting of a woman’s genitals.

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Court discharges Governor Ortom’s former adviser of murder charges

A High Court sitting in Makurdi on Wednesday struck out murder charges against former Special Adviser to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, Joseph Kyaagba.

Governor Fayose’s chief of staff loses family house to fire outbreak

A building allegedly belonging to the family of Mr. Dipo Anisulowo, the Chief of Staff to Ekiti State Governor, has been razed to the ground by fire.

President Buhari: I was compelled to sign 2018 budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he was compelled to sign the the 2018 appropriation bill containing budget estimates as approved by the National Assembly into law in other not to keep the economy continuously on standstill.

Luis Suarez wins 100th Uruguay cap, Saudi Arabia drop goalkeeper

Luis Suarez will make his 100th international appearance for Uruguay on Wednesday after being named in the starting XI for their second World Cup match against Saudi Arabia in Rostov.

Suspected cultist allegedly threatens lady who resists his love advances

A suspected cultist, Akeem Lawal, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court over alleged threat to the life of a lady who refused to have sex with him.