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Stakeholders urge FG to embrace technology in fight against corruption

STAKEHOLDERS at a radio programme on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to embrace social media technology and incorporate citizens' voices in the fight against...

Worried over Lai Mohammed’s role in Twitter ban, experts demand ‘Office of ICT General of the Federation’

INFORMATION and communications technology experts are demanding the creation of 'Office of ICT General of the Federation' to oversee issues concerning the sector. The demand...

PDP tackles APC over renewed plans to regulate social media

THE People's Democratic Party (PDP) has tackled the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on its renewed plan to regulate social media. Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP National...
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Nigerians risk arrest, prosecution for peddling ‘fake news’ as Army embarks on Operation Crocodile Smile

SOCIAL media users in Nigeria are in for troubled times with the introduction of a 'cyberwarfare' component in this year's edition of the Nigerian...

FACT-CHECK: Did WHO share viral message on ‘7 biggest brain-damaging habits’?

A  MESSAGE with the headline “7 biggest brain-damaging habits”, attributed to the World Health Organisation (WHO), has been trending on social media. This message has...

FACT-CHECK: Did security agencies foil planned Hezbollah attack on Lagos?

A news report by TVC News Nigeria, which claimed that security agencies foiled a planned attack by a terrorist group, Hezbollah, on Ikoyi and Lekki areas of Lagos state, is FALSE.
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REMINDER: 10 times Buhari, his ministers were “not aware” of obvious happenings

SINCE the start of his administration in May 2015, there have been many instances when President Muhammadu Buhari, his ministers, and other public officials...

IELTS: Should English proficiency tests be cancelled or reviewed? Nigerians react

REACTING to a report published by The ICIR on Friday, Nigerians have faulted the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) for being "exploitative" and...

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Privatisation council approves fast-tracking concession of Zungeru power plant

THE National Council on Privatisation has approved the fast-tracking of the work plan for the concession of the Zungeru...

Court jails Senator Nwaoboshi for seven years over money laundering

THE Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has sentenced a serving Senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, to seven years in...

Nigeria-UK Migration Agreement: Smugglers, illegal migrants to face maximum sentence, deportation

THE United Kingdom government has signed a new migration agreement with Nigeria that will deter illegal migration, the Home...

Buhari condemns Shiroro attack, asks Nigerians to pray for safe return of abducted victims

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condemned Thursday's terrorist attack in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, describing it as...

Court orders NIMC, NIS to release kidney donor’s biodata to Ekweremadu

A FEDERAL High Court in Abuja has ordered the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and the Nigeria Immigration Service...
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