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FG seeks support of lawmakers in tackling fake news

The Federal Government has solicited the support of the National Assembly in formulating a national policy on use of social media to control fake news and misinformation. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the request in...

Osun court remands man, 32, over alleged fake news on Facebook

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Tuesday ordered the remand of one Akinloye Saheed, 32, in Ilesa Correctional Centre for allegedly publishing a fake news on his Facebook account to incite members of public against the state government. The...
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Ayade inaugurates skill acquisition academy

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River on Tuesday inaugurated a construction and fabrication academy,  with 500 initial trainees. Our...

NDLEA intercepts 115kg of cannabis in Rivers

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Rivers says it has intercepted a car with 200 blocks of compressed cannabis sativa...

2 people die in South Korea after receiving AstraZeneca vaccine – Reports

Two South Korean citizens, who had multiple underlying diseases, died after receiving AstraZeneca’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, media reported on Wednesday, citing officials.

Police confirm killing of Sen. Suswam’s elder brother, promise discreet investigation

The Police Command in Benue has confirmed the killing of Dr Terkula Suswam, an elder brother of Sen. Gabriel Suswam, by gunmen...