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President Donald Trump’s threat to shut down social media companies after Twitter labeled two of his tweets misleading sets up a fresh challenge for platforms as they struggle to deal with political misinformation during a toxic election campaign.
The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, on Wednesday, advised State governments to consider “giving special palliatives to Imams and pastors” in order to cushion the effect of the lockdown occasioned by COVID-19.
President Muhammadu Buhari and former Minister of Defence, General Theophilus Danjuma (retd.), are meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has confirmed the content of letters forwarded to Nigerian evacuees on the need to pay a total of N297,600 for their hotel, isolation, and quarantine upon arrival in Nigeria as a precondition for their airlift.
A retired Nigerian Army General has forfeited a princely sum of N426.7million to the Federal Government on the orders of a Federal judge, sitting in Lagos.
Southern and Middle-Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) has called on the Federal Government to publicly declare the invasion of the South and Middle-Belt by teenagers, including Almajiris from far North, in spite of the ban on interstate movements imposed by President Muhammadu Buhari as illegal and direct the security agencies to immediately flush them out and ensure that they do not return.
The opposition coalition, under the umbrella of Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has said the former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and not President Muhammadu Buhari deserved the commendation for the repatriation of the nation’s looted money by the late General Sani Abacha.
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has denied the allegation that it appointed former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (retd) to negotiate Igbo Presidency on its behalf.
Access Bank on Monday confirmed media reports about suspension of operations in some of its branches across the country, although it gave security concerns and regulatory directives by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for the action.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has clarified that none of its officials was arrested for smuggling passengers into Ebonyi.
The Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has said the distribution of relief packages in the state for the month of May, would be targeted at people who recharge their phones with less than N200 airtime a month.
The US military in Afghanistan Saturday urged warring parties to “return to the political path” in a rare open letter to the Taliban as a surge in violence risks shattering a hoped-for peace process.
Ahead of the Edo 2020 All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship primary election to pick its candidate, the Campaign Organization of Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu who is an aspirant yesterday said it has exposed plots to cause disaffection among aspirants of the APC.
The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, on Friday, alleged plots by employers in the maritime industry to slash workers’ salaries and other benefits.
The United States warned the Federal Government of Nigeria to be prepared to “replace” the $308 million to be repatriated from funds looted by a former military ruler, the late General Sani Abacha, if it failed to use the money on public projects agreed upon.
Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais, head of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, on Tuesday gave glad tidings to the faithful, with his reassuring words: “Days would come (soon) when worshipers return to the Two Holy Mosques.”
Sexy sports content appears to have long won viewers’ favour, with its popularity expectedly on the rise as greater immobility during the pandemic has raised quite a few general health concerns with many.
Olivier Giroud has opened up on his decision to extend his stay at Chelsea, outlining his plans to "keep winning trophies" and show Frank Lampard "he can count on me".
Singapore on Tuesday began allowing activities that “do not pose a high risk of transmission” to resume after two months of lockdown.
Former Super Eagles player Godwin Okpara has tasked national team handler coach Gernot Rohr to simply see what he can do with a few of the players in the domestic league as a way of developing players in the league and helping to build competition among league players as well as the confidence level of players in the league.
The Senate Committee on Finance on Monday rejected the revenue targets projected for the various revenue-generating agencies in the country to fund the Revised 2020 Budget, describing their proposed sums as grossly inadequate.
The Federal Government on Monday announced that it had received some coaches and locomotives to be deployed on key rail lines in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Prominent UK church leaders today branded the mass closure of churches ‘unlawful and unnecessary’ as they threatened a judicial review into keeping them shut.
As President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration clocks five years on May 29, the Presidency has said that the victory of the President in 2015 saved the country from total collapse.
Speaking after the successful launched of the country’s first human spaceflight in nine years, Trump said the aim was to “establish a permanent presence in space and a launching pad to Mars’’.
Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has commiserated with the management and staff of the New Telegraph Newspaper on the death of its Saturday editor, Alhaji Waheed Bakare, describing the loss as the painful end of a promising journalistic career.