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Twitter bots boost Russian backlash against Olympic ban

What began as a grassroots online campaign featuring a schoolboy has grown into a mass hashtag protest against Russia’s exclusion from the Winter Olympics – backed by what appear to be fake Twitter accounts and users connected to past pro-Kremlin causes.

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NITDA: e-Government can cut down cost of governance, eliminate corruption

The director general of National Information and Technology Development Agency, NITDA, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, says full implementation of e-Government and proper deployment of ICT tools can cut down the cost of governance, improve national economic growth; enhance access and quality of services as well as render public agencies more transparent and accountable.

Lassa Fever: FETHA virology centre treats 98 in Ebonyi

The Virology Centre of the Federal Teaching Hospital (FETHA), Abakaliki, says it has treated and discharged 98 patients who suffered attacks of Lassa fever in the state since January.

Iran’s Hassan Rowhani wants ban on female fans in football stadiums lifted

President Hassan Rowhani of Iran has called for a decades-long stadium ban for women to be lifted, according to statement issued by the president’s office.

PDP: President Buhari knows little about the country

The Peoples Democratic Party has said President Muhammadu Buhari knows little about the country.

Minister: Chinese NEXIM bank to fund completion of East-West road

The Federal Government, yesterdays, announced that it has concluded arrangements with the Chinese NEXIM Bank to fund the completion of the East West highway dualization project.