U.S. agency needs new powers to protect local news industry: Senator

The chief executives of Facebook (FB.O) Twitter (TWTR.N) and Alphabet-owned Google (GOOGL.O) will testify Wednesday at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing that is expected to discuss their impact on local journalism.

Indonesia says ‘Jurassic Park’ project no threat to Komodo dragon

"They will intensively make checks of whether the Komodo dragons are under the buildings, remnants of buildings, and under the trucks carrying material," he said in a statement.

Crater on Akure airport runway grounds flights

“The security operatives have been invited to see the place. The government has to deploy the security agents to the airport so as not to allow the miscreants cause havoc there.”

#EndSARS: PDP flays NBC clampdown on AIT, channels, Arise

“While the PDP calls for caution by all Nigerians, especially in the handling of information, we urge agencies of government to be mindful of actions that are capable of acerbating the already precarious situation in which we have found ourselves.

U.S. early voting tops 60 million as historic pace continues

U.S. voters have already cast more early votes during this presidential campaign than they did in all of 2016 when they passed the 47 million mark earlier this month, data shows.

Alleged N7.3bn contract fraud: Don’t set the masses against us, JAMB begs media

Ex-JAMB Registrar Awarded N7.3bn Contract without Due Process”,the board said it was worried at the timing of the report, given the current mood of the country.

Insulting Muslims is an abuse of free speech, Iran’s Zarif says

Otherwise he would not have dared to embrace Islam in his quest for leadership in #Europe," tweeted Shamkhani, secretary of Iran's Supreme National security Council.

Breaking: Ikire on fire as irate youths chase monarch out of palace (photos)

It was gathered that the youths were protesting non-implementation of the Supreme Court judgement which declared the continued stay of Oba Olatunde Falabi on the throne as illegal.

Breaking: We’ve identified barracks where soldiers who shot protesters came from – Falana

“the President was likely to have been told, soldiers were ordered so I want to believe that’s why it was not addressed and they said it was a rumour but I think the facts are emerging now, that indeed soldiers went to Lekki, indeed they fired at protesters and indeed some of the protesters at least two have been officially acknowledged to have died from gunshot wounds.”

Lekki massacre: Fashola illegally tampered with exhibits, says Adegboruwa

“It was reported that in the course of the visit, the former governor of Lagos State and the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), discovered a hidden camera, which he took. This is a clear case of illegally tampering with exhibits that may become useful to the panel in the course of its assignment.

Palliative: We hid palliatives ahead of second wave of COVID-19, Nigerian Governors say

“The NGF wishes to state categorically that no state has been involved in or has hoarded any palliatives.

Happening now: Normalcy returns to Lekki area of Lagos

“We need peace and stability in our country, and that can be achieved through dialogue with the parties involved.”

Update: War as hoodlums exchange gunfire with security officers for 1hr in Kogi

In a calculated attack, the hoodlums had set several burn fire from the Ganaja Junctions to the Zone 8 Police junction to prevent the security men gaining access to them during their attack.

Soldiers take over roads in Osogbo, as Banks, businesses shut down over curfew

Soldiers were seen enforcing the curfew order at the popular Olaiya junction in Osogbo and its adjoining roads with checkpoints.

Kogi in turmoil as police allegedly open fire on journalists, thugs

It was gathered that the miscreants gathered at the building as early as 7:00am chanting solidarity songs with the intention to break into one of the warehouses owned by the state government

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NNPC, IPMAN allay fears over fuel scarcity, caution against panic buying

“People should not fear and embark on panic buying as there is enough fuel on ground."

CACOVID yet to flag-off its palliatives in Osun – Relief committee secretary

"Only CACOVID palliatives were housed in Ede Warehouse and we were asked to wait for the flag-off, hence, our inability to distribute before they were looted",

Breaking: Okonjo-Iweala floors South Korea’s Myung-hee emerges WTO DG

With the victory, the former minister becomes the first African and the first woman to lead the organisation in its 25 years history.

#RevolutionNowProtest: Appeal Court strikes out Sowore’s appeal

The appellate court panel which was led by Justice Stephen Adah, ruled that the failure of the 2nd Defendant, Bakare, to co-sign the notice of appeal, rendered it incompetent.

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