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Europe’s populist leaders are outraged by the decision of U.S. social-media giants to block U.S. President Donald Trump from posting on their sites. They fear Facebook, Twitter and other major social media companies could start banning them, too.
Chancellor Angela Merkel believes that the decision by social media giants to permanently suspend Donald Trump’s accounts is problematic because freedom of opinion should not be determined by such online platform bosses, her spokesman said Monday.
“After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them — specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter — we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence,” Twitter said in a statement Friday morning.
President Donald Trump only agreed to allow Microsoft to negotiate the acquisition of popular short-video app TikTok if it could secure a deal in 45 days, three people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
In acknowledgment of his stand and support for the Christian faith and exemplary service to humanity, the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, has conferred a special award of the Defender of Faith on Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
The Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday adjourned the corruption case involving a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, who is believed to be in the United Kingdom.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said it “doesn’t make sense” for his players to travel for international duty later this month if they have to quarantine on their return and miss games as a result.
Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho may have produced “fabulous technique” for his goal but it was not enough to keep him on the pitch for 90 minutes in the 1-1 away draw against Burnley on Wednesday night.
The Senate Committee on Public Accounts has uncovered how the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) paid N443 billion without appropriation.
As Niger state rejoices over the return of the abductees of the Government Science College, Kagara, bandits have once again struck in the district, killing four people and abducting 25 others.
The Kano State government shut Harbau Tsangaya Model Boarding Primary School in Tsanyawa local government area of the state on Tuesday because of insecurity.
The Accountant General of Akwa Ibom State, Pastor Uwem Andrew Essien, has been absolved of all wrongdoing and given a clean bill of health by the State House of Assembly after investigating allegations of misappropriation levelled against him in an investigative news report.
Moses Ogbu has signed a two-year contract with Chinese club Wuhan FC, who also parade former Super Eagles striker Obafemi Martins.
Mr Joe Nwakwue, an expert in the petroleum sector has recommended the priviatiosation of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to ensure efficiency and attain maximum profit of the oil sector.