Friday, 19th August 2022
Breaking News:


11 Aug
Facebook sparked outrage by complying with US police probing an abortion case, boosting simmering fears the platform will be a tool for clamping down on the procedure.
10 Aug
US teens have left Facebook in droves over the past seven years, preferring to spend time at video-sharing venues YouTube and TikTok, according to a Pew Research Center survey data out Wednesday. TikTok has "emerged as a top social media platform for US teens" while Google-run YouTube "stands out as the most common platform used…
5 Aug
Federal Government (FG) has urged the tech giant, Google, to deny the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) access to the platform for its acts of violence and destabilisation.
28 Jul
Facebook-parent Meta reported on Wednesday its first quarterly revenue drop and a plunging profit as the social media powerhouse battles a turbulent economy and the rising phenomenon of TikTok.
24 Jul
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the government has given approval for the implementation of reform initiatives of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria
21 Jul
Facebook has removed the accounts of at least two state-owned media outlets in Afghanistan, the company confirmed Thursday, saying it was complying with laws in the United States listing the Taliban as a "terrorist organisation".
14 Jul
In a rather dramatic twist, the Federal government gave online interactive platforms such as Twitter, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and others 24 hours deadline to remove, pull down or disable
13 Jul
Meta (Facebook) has built an open source ‘No Language Left Behind’ (NLLB-200), a single AI model that is the first to translate across 200 different languages, including 55 African languages, with state-of-the-art results.
20 Jun
As part of its 10th-year anniversary celebration, the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) will on Wednesday, June 22, hold a media event on Media Sustainability
14 Jun
The Federal government has announced new regulations for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other internet platforms operating in Nigeria. Nigeria's National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) released the regulations in a draft copy of the Code of Practice five months after a six-month ban on Twitter. The conditions include opening an office in Nigeria, the appointment…
14 Jun
Going by its mandate as enshrined in Section 6 of the National Information and Technology Development Agency (NITDA) Act 2007, which enables it to standardise, coordinate
28 May
Nigeria Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has a website where you can register your business by yourself. But that is not the news. The news is that I’m utterly astonished that the site works as well as it does. As a Nigerian with world-class expectations, you’re probably now narrowing your eyes and thinking, why the heck…


9 mins ago
The dawn of November 21, 1948, as authentic records heralded some significant luminous foreboding for the family of Chief Ugwuoke and Lolo Nwakaego Dinwoke (both of blessed memory) as it marked the birth of a vibrant neonate with an uncanny destiny. As custom demanded, that child was soon named Nnadi by his paternal uncle, Ihe…
17 mins ago
Apart from the Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) which holds from 19th to 26th August in Lagos, Nigeria’s bustling commercial capital, perhaps the next biggest news coming from the Bar at this time is the suspension of Mrs. Joyce Oduah as the NBA General Secretary. Mrs Oduah’s suspension came days ahead…
3 hours ago
Mr Yakubu Lawal, Nasarawa State Commissioner of Information, Culture and Tourism that was abducted by gunmen has regained freedom.
4 hours ago
A man was injured and a woman was in serious condition after a shooting in a shopping centre in southern Sweden on Friday, police said.
5 hours ago
South Africa's largest ethnic group, the Zulus, will on Saturday crown a new king following a year of feuding over who should ascend to the throne of the country's most influential traditional monarchy.