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Facebook said Tuesday it shut down 32 fake pages and accounts involved in an apparent "coordinated" effort to stoke hot-button issues ahead of November midterm US elections, but could not identify the source although Russia is suspected of involvement.
Disinformation and fake news spread online threatens the future of democracy in the UK, a parliamentary committee has warned.
Mark Zuckerberg agreed to appear before a congressional panel next week, putting a spotlight on the Facebook chief executive and social networking giant pressured by a massive breach of private data and misinformation on the platform.
Facebook says it has removed more than 200 Facebook pages and Instagram accounts controlled by the Russian organisation that had meddled in the US 2016 presidential election.
As preparations for 2019 general elections gather momentum, a female presidential aspirant for the elections, Professor Olufunmilayo Adesanya-Davies, has called for a review of the current guidelines into political offices.
The Are Ona Kakanfo designate of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, says the time is now ripe for the Yoruba people to go back to the basics.
One person was killed and 44 others were injured, three seriously, on Tuesday when a commuter train derailed near Barcelona due to a landslide caused by heavy rains, emergency services and Spain's rail operator said.
Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at Riyom Town Hall camp in Plateau are complaining of starvation, degradation and in inhuman condition.
The Nigeria Police Force, Bayelsa State Command says it has arrested the killer of a Police Constable, Sammy Saturday, attached to the Counter Terrorism Unit (CPU) at Tombia Roundabout in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
Kano State government has been commended for the promoting business activities in the state and supporting state chamber of commerce to organize forthcoming 39th edition of the Kano International trade fair, which is schedule to take place from 22 November to December 8, 2019.
Nissan and Mitsubishi shares plunged Tuesday after chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested for alleged financial misconduct, that reportedly included exorbitantly priced houses and diverted compensation.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Wednesday inaugurated the 2018 Ember Months Road Safety awareness in Anambra.
Former Abia Warriors handler, Emmanuel Deutsch, says he’s ready to take up another job in the Nigeria Professional Football League side after parting ways with his Eastern club at the end of last season.
A disbarred Lagos Lawyer, Ephraim Emeka Ugwuonye, has been charged before a High Court in Abuja, alongside four others over their alleged involvement in the alleged killing of Abuja business woman, Charity Aiyedogbon.
Powerful International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Sheikh Ahmad Al-Sabah said on Monday he had temporarily stepped down from his roles in the Olympic body amid an ongoing legal case in Switzerland.Kuwait’s
Civil servants in Greece walked off the job Wednesday in a 24-hour strike to protest austerity measures, demanding wage and pension increases as well as the abolition of all legislation as part of the country’s international bailouts, according to Daily mail.