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All of the accounts that the Philippine military maintains are “up and running” and were not part of the network that was shut down by Facebook, said Maj.-Gen. Edgard Arevalo, a military spokesman.

Philippine military, police disown accounts shut down by Facebook

The Philippine military and police on Wednesday distanced themselves from more than 100 social media accounts that were taken down by Facebook for allegedly misleading the public.

NCC notifies Nigerians on internet scam

The Nigerian Communications Commission has notified Nigerians on the increasing incidents of fraud across various internet platforms, especially on social media networks.
American presidential candidate on the platform of Democratic Party, Joe Biden, has commiserated with the family of late Hollywood Star, Chadwick Boseman, who died of colon cancer aged 43.

Twitter designates Chadwick Boseman’s obituary ‘most liked tweet ever’

American microblogging and social networking service, Twitter, says the tweet announcing the demise of Chadwick Boseman is the “Most liked Tweet ever.”
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says it has postponed the screening test for its 72 Regular Course schedule to hold on May 30, adding that a new date will be communicated.

Defence academy cautions against fake social media accounts

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has expressed concern over increasing number of fake Facebook accounts and other social media handles displaying the name of the Academy.
Egyptian influencer Haneen Hossam has more than 900,000 followers on Tiktok. Haneen Hossam via Tiktok

Egypt female social media influencers get two-year jail terms

An Egyptian court Monday sentenced five female social media influencers to two years in jail each on charges of violating public morals, a judicial source said.
Roberto Moreno has been relieved of his duties at Monaco after just seven months.

Monaco sack Roberto Moreno after only seven months in charge

The Spanish tactician arrived at Stade Louis II in December and guided the club to ninth in Ligue 1 last season before the campaign was cancelled.
The Dubai Police Force, United Arab Emirates, has revealed how it arrested Nigerian Instagram celebrity, Ramon Abass, aka Hushpuppi.

Hushpuppi charged with trying to steal £100 million from Premier League club

A social media celebrity, who flaunted his opulent lifestyle to millions of followers on Instagram, has appeared in court in the US charged with running a global scam which allegedly targeted a Premier League club.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says it has postponed the screening test for its 72 Regular Course schedule to hold on May 30, adding that a new date will be communicated.

NDA: Beware of fake social media accounts

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has distanced itself from some fake social media accounts, particularly on Facebook, which fraudulently claim to be the official accounts of the Commandant, Maj Gen Jamil Sarham.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Foreign minister disclaims fake social media accounts

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has disclaimed some social media accounts being operated in his name for fraudulent purposes by some criminal minded persons.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has lamented the under-utilisation of the capacity of police lawyers.

Police chief cautions members of public on emerging crime trends

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, on Sunday, warned the members of the public to remain vigilant and take precautionary actions against criminal elements who might explore the emergency situation created by the Covid-19 pandemic to increase and diversify their criminal activities in the country.

Davido and Tiwa Savage call out COZA over ‘deceitful advert’

Nigerian music stars Davido and Tiwa Savage have both taken to their social media accounts to issue a disclaimer to viral videos of them advertising an upcoming event by the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA).

Ibrahim Babangida: I don’t have social media accounts

A former military ruler, Ibrahim Babangida, has distanced himself from all social media accounts in his name.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police lay siege on Delta hotel, denies NGO from holding meeting

Authorities of the Nigeria Police Force, on Friday, deprived an NGO, Brothers Across Nigeria, BAN, from holding her General Assembly at a popular Delta hotel in Ughelli, as armed police officers laid siege around the premises of Wetland Hotel.
Samuel-Kalu

Gernot Rohr backs Samuel Kalu to rediscover best form at Bordeaux

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has backed Samuel Kalu to rediscover his best form for club and country.
Chief of the Air Staff, Sadique Baba Abubakar and Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar Faruk.

Associate disputes ‘marriage’ between NAF chief, minister

As news continued to spread on the purported marriage between the Nigerian Chief of the Air Staff, Sadique Baba Abubakar, and the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar Farouq, a VOA Hausa report has quoted a close friend of the Air boss describing the report as false.
Five Republican US senators have confronted Netflix over the streaming giant’s plan to adapt a Chinese sci-fi book trilogy, expressing concern over the original author’s comments about claims of forced labor in Xinjiang.

US Republican senators confront Netflix over Chinese sci-fi show

Five Republican US senators have confronted Netflix over the streaming giant’s plan to adapt a Chinese sci-fi book trilogy, expressing concern over the original author’s comments about claims of forced labor in Xinjiang.
Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, whose appointment was confirmed last week by President Muhammadu Buhari, also reiterated her commitment to giving focal and priority attention to capacity building.

Nigerian government urges workers to ignore planned strike

The federal government has urged public servants to ignore the strike planned for Monday by organized lab our, saying efforts are in place to resolve all contending issues.