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Facebook shuts dozens of Myanmar social media accounts

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Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had shut 216 social media pages, groups and accounts in Myanmar, some tied to the army, to stymie efforts to “manipulate or corrupt public debate”. The company closed 89 Facebook accounts, 107 pages, 15 groups and five Instagram accounts, some of which had hundreds of thousands of followers, it […]

Politics

Full list of ministers and their portfolios

President Muhammadu Buhari has assigned portfolios to the newly sworn-in ministers. He made the announcement at the Presidential villa on Wednesday. The full list is below: 1. Dr. Ikechukwu Ogah (State, Mines & Steel) 2. Mohammed Musa Bello (FTC) 3. Godswill Akpabio (Niger-Delta) 4. Chris Ngige (Labour & Employment) 5. Sharon Ikeazor (State, Environment) 6. […]

BUSINESS AND ECONOMY

American banking giant, JP Morgan, partners NSE on derivatives

The Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday said it is collaborating with JP Morgan Chase to facilitate in-depth capacity building programme on the derivatives market. The decision is consistent with the NSE’s commitment to developing a thriving derivatives market in Nigeria, the bourse said on Wednesday. It added that the collaboration with JP Morgan is expected to promote […]

Life Style

Extrajudicial killings: Coalition of lawyers calls for Police reform

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Coalition of Public Interests Lawyers and Advocates (COPA) has urged the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Adamu, to initiate a reform process in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) to ensure its men work according to the rules of engagement. The call followed reactions and condemnation of policemen seen in a viral video, shooting arrested […]

Oh death, why?

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