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Bangladeshi Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is facing more than 100 lawsuits from disgruntled employees at the telecoms unit of his poverty-busting microfinance Grameen Bank, lawyers said Thursday.

Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus facing over 100 Bangladesh lawsuits

Bangladeshi Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is facing more than 100 lawsuits from disgruntled employees at the telecoms unit of his poverty-busting microfinance Grameen Bank, lawyers said Thursday.
Code discovered in the latest version of the Google Phone app has revealed more details about its unannounced call recording feature, 9to5Google reports.

Google’s upcoming call recording feature could also support transcription

Code discovered in the latest version of the Google Phone app has revealed more details about its unannounced call recording feature, 9to5Google reports. Most intriguing is a snippet of code that suggests the upcoming feature addition could also support call transcription, which would be similar to the Recorder app that the company debuted on the Pixel 4.

NURTW official arraigned for ‘stabbing’ neighbour

Olanrewaju Oladejo, 40, who allegedly stabbed his neighbour over a missing phone, was on Monday charged before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
President Trump has signed a law increasing fines on spammy robocalls and requiring phone service providers to begin authenticating calls across networks.

Trump signs law increasing max robocall fine to $10,000

President Donald Trump has signed a law increasing fines on spammy robocalls and requiring phone service providers to begin authenticating calls across networks.

Sexagenarian pleads guilty to stealing student’s laptop, phone

A 63-year-old tailor, Gbenga Oyeneye, on Monday, at a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, pleaded guilty to stealing a student’s bag containing his laptop, phone and ATM card, all valued at N140,000.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

We’ve paid millions as ransom just to get medication across to Ibraheem El-Zakzaky –...

The family of Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), has alleged that a heavy ransom has been paid to get medication across to him.
Simon Cheng demonstrates one of the stress positions Chinese security officers forced him to stand in for hours each day. OLIVER MARCENY

Former UK consulate employee says Chinese secret police torture him

A former employee of Britain’s Hong Kong consulate said Chinese secret police beat him, deprived him of sleep and chained him as they pressed him for information about activists leading the pro-democracy protests, the BBC and Wall Street Journal reported.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Fear of EFCC has curbed Nigerian excesses abroad

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, says that the fear of the reach of the anti-fraud Commission has curbed public officers as well as private Nigerians living abroad from a lot of their known excesses, including booking entire hotels and blocking London streets for loud block parties.

Australia’s consumer watchdog sues Google over location data use

Australia’s consumer watchdog on Tuesday announced legal action against Google for allegedly misleading customers about the way it collects and uses personal location data.

Jubilation as soldiers arrest ‘kidnappers’ in Ondo

A seven-man kidnapping gang that have been terrorising residents of Ajowa, Akunnu and Auga in Akoko area of Ondo state were at the weekend arrested through combined efforts of soldiers, Police and Department of State Service (DSS) at Ajowa in Akoko Northwest local government area.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Man bags six months’ imprisonment for stealing laptop

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday sentenced a 26-year-old man, Stephen James, to six months’ imprisonment for stealing a laptop and phone valued at N210,000.
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400 million Facebook users’ phone numbers exposed online

Phone numbers linked to more than 400 million Facebook accounts were listed online in the latest privacy lapse for the social media giant, US media reported Wednesday.
Mercy Eke

BBNaija: Nigerians react as Mercy smashes Biggie’s phone

Housemate Mercy Eke smashed Big Brother’s phone, following a heated argument with Gedoni Ekpata after the Saturday night party.
Lagos State High Court.

Lagos court hears how three truck conductors ‘beat man to death’

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos, on Monday heard how three truck conductors tied up one Nse-Obong Idodo with a rope and beat him to death for allegedly stealing a phone.

Deeper Life Bible Church to host summit for young professionals

The Deeper Life Bible Church is set to host its maiden edition of the “Mega Summit” for young professionals across various professions.

Police arraign man for stealing bible, phone from church

The police on Wednesday arraigned a 22-year-old man, Eniola Kareem, at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a Bible and phone worth N2,500 from Word Life Bible Church, Ayobo, Lagos.
Daniel Akpeyi (left) with Ikechukwu Ezenwa in Super Eagles training

Alloy Agu: Super Eagles’ goalkeepers will do well in Egypt

Super Eagles’ assistant coach Alloy Agu has expressed confidence that the team’s goalkeepers will do Nigeria proud at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Police arrest fast-food staff over alleged armed robbery

Officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force, Ebrumede divisional headquarters in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, have arrested 40-year-old Shola Ajose, a staff of O’tres fast-food over alleged armed robbery in Warri.

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The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has assured customers of providing 330,000 meters this year and an investment of N43 billion in networks with the new tariff to boost electricity supply.
The male hostel of Government Secondary School (GSS) in Gboko area of Benue state was on Wednesday gutted by fire.

Fire razes Benue school hostel

The male hostel of Government Secondary School (GSS) in Gboko area of Benue state was on Wednesday gutted by fire.
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Nasarawa governor signs death penalty bill for kidnappers

Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has assented to the Bill which prescribed death penalty for anyone found indulging in kidnapping in the state.
Alexandre Lacazette believes Arsenal prospect, Bukayo Saka, has a claim to being the Premier League’s best young player after breaking into the Gunners’ first-team.

Alexandre Lacazette: Bukayo Saka is Premier League’s best young player

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Moses Simon is among the nominees for Nantes' Player of the Month award for February.

Moses Simon in contention for player of the month prize

The Nigeria international has been in impressive form for the Yellow Canaries this month, scoring a goal in their 2-1 defeat to PSG on February 4 and in their 3-3 draw against Dijon four days later.