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Facebook said Friday it would ban a “wider category of hateful content” in ads as the embattled social media giant moved to respond to growing protests over its handling of inflammatory posts.
Quite a challenging week it has been for Nigeria, and, indeed, the rest of the world. Except perhaps in China only, where the affliction started from, figures of Coronavirus infections continue to mount in other parts of the world. Italy and Spain have been particularly badly hit.
The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has expressed concern over the unrestrained deployment of hate speeches in the ongoing electioneering processes in Bayelsa State by followers of the two major contending parties, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
WhatsApp users in Spain are being subjected to disinformation and hateful memes at a rate that has outpaced similar malicious content on such platforms as YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram.
The Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has accused the scribe of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Musa Asake, of heating up the polity with “venom, hatred, calumny and unimaginable malice that smacks of intolerance and political brigandage.”
Formula One came back with a bang on Sunday as Finland’s Valtteri Bottas won a dramatic Austrian season-opener for champions Mercedes in a race with only 11 finishers and no spectators.
Former Watford star Michel Ngonge has advised the club to sign Nigeria forward Emmanuel Dennis this summer.
India on Sunday became the third worst virus-hit country in the number of coronavirus cases after the US and Brazil.
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Kenya Airways will lay off an unspecified number of workers, reduce its network and also get rid of some assets due to the coronavirus crisis, its chief executive said in an internal memo reviewed by Reuters.
The 33-year-old Nigeria legend is currently without a club having left Turkish Super Lig outfit Trabzonspor by mutual consent in March.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Screening Committee for the Ondo State governorship election has assured the party aspirants that none of them would be unjustly disqualified.
Philippe Coutinho has extended his loan deal at Bayern Munich from Barcelona until the end of the 2019/20 season.
Advertisements for more than 400 brands, including Coca-Cola and Starbucks, are due to vanish from Facebook on Wednesday, after the failure of last-ditch talks to stop a boycott over hate speech on the site.
Paul Merson has labelled Arsenal’s missing man Mesut Ozil “one of the worst players in the world” without the ball.