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Facebook on Tuesday said the coronavirus pandemic has users flocking to its services while it undermines ad revenue on which the world’s biggest social network depends.

Facebook revenue slips as usage leaps during virus pandemic

Facebook on Tuesday said the coronavirus pandemic has users flocking to its services while it undermines ad revenue on which the world’s biggest social network depends.
Olubunmi Adetunmbi, the senator representing Ekiti north, has commended Abubakar Bagudu, governor of Kebbi state, over his handling of an incident involving President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday.

Senator commends Kebbi governor over handling of Argungu festival’s incident

Olubunmi Adetunmbi, the senator representing Ekiti north, has commended Abubakar Bagudu, governor of Kebbi state, over his handling of an incident involving President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP urges Nigerians to resist anti-social media bill in Senate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday, urged Nigerians, including the media, organized civil society and all pro-democracy groups to unite against moves to pass the obnoxious anti-social media bill at the National Assembly.
Former Executive Director, Media Affairs to Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Prince John Mayaki, has dismissed moves by a former Speaker of the Edo state House of Assembly, Kabiru Adjoto, to release a documentary exposing the dark side of Adams Oshiomhole.

Prince John Mayaki alleges Governor Obaseki’s men trying to swindle him over documentary on...

Former Executive Director, Media Affairs to Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, Prince John Mayaki has dismissed moves by a former Speaker of the Edo state House of Assembly, Hon. Kabiru Adjoto, to release a documentary exposing the “dark side” of Oshiomhole when he held sway as governor of the state.

Bangladesh shuts mobile network along India border

Bangladesh has cut services to millions of mobile phones along its border with India for “security” reasons amid fears a new citizenship law passed by its giant neighbour could prompt an influx of migrants.
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Floods force 23,000 from their homes in Niger

Floods in southeast Niger have forced 23 000 people to flee their homes since early October, officials said, threatening a new humanitarian crisis in a region already wracked by Boko Haram Islamist violence.

NBS: MTN leads as mobile internet subscribers hit 122 million in Q1 2019

The number of mobile Internet subscribers have to rise to 122,673,632 and 166,310,154 subscribers in the first quarter of 2019, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) recent report has said.

Airtel Africa posts $796m revenue

As the corporate earnings continue to hold sway in the Nigerian market, Airtel Africa has announced that its revenue increased to $795.9 million from $744.5 million recorded in the corresponding period of 2018.
Kiev, Ukraine - Zinaida Kononenko, 63, has voted in every presidential and parliamentary election in Ukraine, hoping that the country's political leaders would improve living standards.

Comic-turned-president’s party seeks Ukraine parliament majority

Zinaida Kononenko, 63, has voted in every presidential and parliamentary election in Ukraine, hoping that the country's political leaders would improve living standards.
President Buhari receives delegation from Borno State in State House on 7th Jan 2019-2

Governor Shettima weeps before President Buhari over Boko Haram resurgence

With shaken voice and tears rolling down his cheeks, Borno State governor Kashim Shettima on Monday narrated before President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja how Boko Haram’s resurgence in his state has led to the displacement of thousands of indigenes and the dire security situation in Northern Borno.
YINKA ODUMAKIN

Afenifere: Bola Tinubu playing with Nigerians’ intelligence on grazing reserve suggestion

The fireworks between National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, and Afenifere on the suggestion that unoccupied land be converted into grazing reserve continued on Thursday, as Afenifere has chided Tinubu’s rebuttal that he did not mention the South West in the suggestion as only playing with the intelligence of Nigerians.
US President Donald Trump speaks during an event to announces a grant for drug-free communities support program, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on August 29, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - MANDEL NGAN

Smart watches, speakers escape Donald Trump’s tariffs

Many high-profile consumer technology items such as “smart” watches and speakers were spared by the U.S. tariffs that hit some $200 billion worth of Chinese products.
Bono in Berlin August 28. Getty Images

U2 cancel Berlin gig after Bono loses his voice

U2 frontman Bono has been forced to cancel a Berlin gig just four songs in to the show after losing his voice.

Gambian police arrest lecturer over newspaper interview

Gambian police arrested a university lecturer and kept him in overnight detention for questioning the president's ability to maintain national security in a newspaper interview, he told AFP on Thursday.

Nigeria records 140 million voice, 93 million internet subscriptions in Q3 – NBS

Nigeria recorded a total of 140 million active voice subscriptions and 93.26 million active Internet subscriptions in the third quarter of 2017.

Bolder steps and stronger networks

As the Telecom industry summons the tribe of telecommunications experts, organizations, ICT gurus, regulators, investors and governments to the city of Busan in South Korea expectations are high for conquering new frontiers.

Why 9mobile customers are experiencing service disruptions – official

The management of 9mobile have provided a reason why some subscribers are experiencing disruption in services.

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Chinese doctors must be quaratined

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila on Monday insisted the Chinese doctors coming to help in the fight against COVID-19 must first be quarantined for 14 days and comply with all relevant laws in the country.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said New York will postpone its April 28th presidential primary election until June 23rd, as the Empire State deals with the largest coronavirus outbreak in the US, the New York Times reports.

New York increases fine for violating social distancing guidelines to $1,000

New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, on Monday said that fines for violating social distancing guidelines would be increased from $500 to $1,000.
The countries according to the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, are China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, Norway, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Netherlands and Switzerland.

Nigeria declares April 10, 13 as Easter holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 10 and Monday, April 13 as public holidays to mark the 2020 Easter Celebration.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano coronavirus fund raising committee hits N400 million

The COVID-19 Fund Raising Committee constituted by governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state submitted its interim report on Monday, saying it had raised almost N400m.
The Embassy of Japan, in collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Street To School Initiative, has unveiled a newly renovated ultra-modern Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) for residents of Surulere Community in Agbado-Oke-Odo, Lagos

Japan donates $236, 000 for humanitarian mine action in Northeast

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has received a donation of $236, 363 from the Government of Japan to support the UNMAS Nigeria in providing critical life-saving humanitarian assistance to civilians and humanitarian actors in the Northeast.