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Egypt president approves law clamping down on social media

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ratified a law granting authorities the right to monitor social media users in the country as part of tightening internet controls, the official gazette said Saturday.

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TraderMoni: PDP asks INEC to prosecute Jide Sanwo-olu, disqualify APC

The Peoples Democratic Party, Lagos state chapter, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to activate its power to ensure fairness in elections by disqualifying the All Progressives Congress (APC) from contesting in the governorship election in Lagos State.
A former governor of Cross River State Donald Duke has said he will not criminalise same-sex relationships if he becomes Nigeria's president in 2019.

SDP: Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar no match to Donald Duke

The Social Democratic Party (SDP), on Tuesday, said the presidential candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer, Atiku Abubakar, were no match to former Governor Donald Duke of Cross River State and the presidential candidate of the SDP in the forthcoming general election.

IFAD-VCDP seeks tractor availability for benefiting Ebonyi youths

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)-Assisted Value Chain Development Programme (VDCP) in Ebonyi has sought improved tractor availability for its benefiting youths in Ebonyi.
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Senate seeks explanation on federal government’s planned reduction of $8.1 billion MTN fine

The Senate says it would demand explanation on why the federal government wants to reduce the $8.1 billion fine imposed on the communication giant, MTN, to $800 million.

Abdulfatah Ahmed flays posting of DPOs days to by-election

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, on Tuesday flayed the deployment of divisional police officers in Kwara-South, saying the exercise could negatively affect the credibility of the November 17 election to fill the Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke-Ero/Isin seat, which became vacant following the death of a former member representing the constituency, Funke Adedoyin.