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Barcelona confirmed on Monday police raided the club's offices as part of an investigation into the hiring of a company to improve the image of former president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
To realise his dream of satellite-powered internet, tech billionaire, Elon Musk, needs to install antennas around the world. In northern France, a village hopes he’ll decide to keep those antennas far away.
The Nigerian-American Chambers of Commerce (NACC) says Nigeria would be short-changed in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCFTA) if the dilapidated infrastructure remains unfixed.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) will be liable to pay capacity charge for rejecting load allocated to them due to constraints on their networks.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has inaugurated a Downstream Remote Monitoring System (DRMS) for transparency and accountability in monitoring transportation of petroleum products in the country.
Instagram is toughening its stance on hate speech in direct messages. The company announced today that it’ll start disabling the accounts of people who repeatedly send hateful messages. First-time offenders won’t be able to send messages for an undefined period of time, but if they send hateful messages again, their account will be disabled.
The World Bank has approved $500 million to support the federal government in improving the country’s electricity distribution companies’ (Discos) operations.
Police detained more than 200 people in Russia’s Far East and Siberia on Saturday as protesters defying bitter cold and a ban by authorities staged nationwide rallies to demand the release of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.
“I’m an American!” a young Russian under the username Neurolera exclaims in English on the popular video-sharing app TikTok as she explains how to impersonate a tourist to avoid arrest at a street demonstration.
Russia has asked social networks, including video-sharing app TikTok, to stop the spread of posts encouraging minors to take part in unsanctioned rallies on Saturday in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.
President Muhammadu Buhari ordered yesterday that no subscriber should be blocked from telecom operators’ networks till February 9, 2021.
Internet was partially restored in Uganda on Monday almost five days after a near-total blackout was imposed across the country ahead of elections the opposition says were rigged.
Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, on Wednesday backed the messaging platform’s ban of US President Donald Trump, but said it sets a “dangerous” precedent and represents a failure to promote healthy conversation on social networks.
Mr Bayo Olugbemi, President, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) says the banking sector in Nigeria has a good capital base to facilitate the successful implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
American social networking service Facebook on Tuesday tossed off Iranian-owned news network, Press TV from its app, the state-run firm has said.
Atiku Abubakar urges new Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s president to sustain cooperation with ethno-social groups
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has urged the newly elected President-General, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Prof. George Obiozor, to sustain and improve upon the cooperation between the group and other ethno-social groups in Nigeria.
The total number of active internet subscribers increased to 151.51 million in the third quarter of last year (Q3 2020) compared to 143.63 million subscribers in the preceding quarter and 136.20 million in Q1, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
Hunainatu Abubakar, one of the abductees from Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Zamfara, said the abductors asked the captives to pray for them to be good citizens.
Those confirmed were - Maj.-Gen. Lucky Irabor, Chief of Defence Staff, Maj-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, Chief of Army Staff, Rear Admiral Awwal Gambo, Chief of Naval Staff and AVM Isiaka Amao, Chief of Air Staff.
The Kano State Hisbah Board, has arrested two men suspected of sending pornographic materials to a married woman.
Oil prices slipped, on Tuesday, as expectations that top producers would agree to raise oil supply in a meeting this week weighed on sentiment, already hit by concerns over slowing Chinese demand.
“I have just approved the reopening of Osubi Airport Warri, for daylight operations in VFR conditions, subject to all procedures, practices and protocols, including COVID-19, strictly being observed.”
Former Interior Minister, Mohamed Bazoum, the candidate of Niger’s ruling PNDS party, has won the presidential elections with 55.75 per cent of the second-round vote, according to provisional figures published on Tuesday.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes the reigning Premier League champions will have achieved something significant this season if they can finish in the top four.
Armenian President Armen Sarkissian refused to fire the head of the country’s armed forces on Saturday, intensifying a standoff between Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and the army over what Pashinyan said was an attempted coup to remove him.
The Biden administration has released a long-awaited declassified US intelligence report on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
A bill for the establishment of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) Teaching Hospital was read for the first time at the Plenary session of the 9th senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as the fourth business of the day on the 18th of February, 2021.