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Twitter using ‘behavioral signals’ to mute trolls in conversations and search

Twitter Inc on Tuesday revised its strategy for fighting abusive internet “trolls,” saying it would use behavioral signals to identify harassers on the social network and then limit the visibility of their tweets.

Turkey urges Muslim countries to review ties with Israel

Muslim countries should review their ties with Israel, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Tuesday, a day after Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinians during protests on the Gaza border.

2019 and the politics of campaign finance

Each Governor was reportedly asked by the ruling APC party to bring N250 million ahead of the party’s National Convention. When the public protested, recently, the party disclaimed the news even if it added that it was the responsibility of members to pay outstanding dues.

Gaza: UN chief urges Israel, Palestine to stop bloodshed

Secretary-General António Guterres has urged both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to show restraint, as Gaza violence left dozens of people dead on Monday.

Ex-lawmaker, others injured as Ondo APC factions clash

The former lawmaker said members of the party in the local government had assembled at the party secretariat for the exercise, waiting for the officials and party leaders but most of the members were disappointed when they learnt that the congress would not hold.

PDP: APC driving Nigeria towards anarchy

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the spate of violence, mayhem, bloodletting and massive corruption associated with the All Progressives Congress (APC) is driving Nigeria to a state of anarchy.

PDP: APC driving Nigeria to lawlessness

The Peoples Democratic Party has again chided the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) saying since it assumption of power, the party has been engulfed in crises, capable of driving the nation to a state of lawlessness if not checked.

Nicaragua’s President Ortega to allow inquiry into protest deaths

Nicaragua says it will allow an independent enquiry into the killings of dozens of anti-government demonstrators as two more people were killed in fresh clashes on Saturday.

Brazilian police seize two tonnes of cannabis

Police in Brazil on Saturday seized two tons of cannabis being transported in a refrigerated truck near the southeastern town of Pirai.

Iraq holds first nationwide election since IS defeat

Iraq headed to the polls Saturday for its first parliamentary election since declaring victory over the Islamic State group, with the country hoping to shore up a fragile peace and rebuild.

Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa rallies war veterans ahead of vote

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday urged war veterans to play a central role in campaigning for the ruling Zanu-PF party ahead of elections due in July or August.

Senator Abe: Why I fell out with Minister Amaechi

A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Senator Magnus Abe, has described his disagreement with leader of the party in the state and Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, as political.

Court nullifies Senator Omo-Agege’s suspension

The Federal High Court in Abuja has nullified the suspension of the Delta Central Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, by the Senate describing the action as unconstitutional.

South Sudan’s rebels say Riek Machar not returning to Juba without peace deal

South Sudan’s main rebel group, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-IO), said its leader Riek Machar will not return to South Sudan without any tangible peace deal with the government of President Salva Kiir.

Embrace federal government’s ‘change begins with me’ initiative – Governor Obaseki tells corps members

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, on Wednesday, admonished corps members posted to serve in the state to embrace the Federal Government’s programme tagged ‘Change begins with me’ in order to restore the nation’s dignity , pride and values.

Senator Ngige: How Tony Nwoye introduced PDP thuggery, violence to Anambra APC

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has accused the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate in the last Anambra governorship election, Hon. Tony Nwoye, of importing into the state chapter of the party the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) style of using thuggery and violence to settle political scores.

Oklahoma enacts law allowing gun defense in churches

A new law in the US state of Oklahoma allows churchgoers to use guns to respond to threats of violence, without the worry that they could face criminal or civil penalties.

Senator Ojudu: Minister Fayemi threatened to cripple Ekiti if not given APC ticket

The governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti state, Babafemi Ojudu, has accused Kayode Fayemi, another aspirant of threatening to cripple Ekiti if he is not given the ticket of the party for the July 14 governorship election.

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Dr Sani Aliyu, the Coordinator, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has said that positive cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) gradually coming down as the daily results now revolves around 400.
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Lagos petrol tanker drivers suspend strike

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APC pleads with Anambra governor to reinstate suspended monarch

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Anambra chapter, has pleaded with Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra to reinstate Traditional Ruler Peter Uyanwa of Ukwulu community of Dunukofia Council Area of the state, suspended late July.
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El Salvador to give immunity passport to those who recovered from coronavirus

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