Whistleblower Names Israeli Firm That Hacked Buhari’s Emails

[This Day] The whistle-blower at the heart of the Facebook data scandal engineered by embattled data analysis firm, Cambridge Analytica, Christopher Wylie, has named the Israeli firm that hacked into President Muhammadu Buhari’s private medical and fin…

[This Day] The whistle-blower at the heart of the Facebook data scandal engineered by embattled data analysis firm, Cambridge Analytica, Christopher Wylie, has named the Israeli firm that hacked into President Muhammadu Buhari's private medical and financial records via his emails, in a bid to scare voters and sway the 2015 election in favour of former President Goodluck Jonathan.

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Govt Under Pressure to Ban Plastic Bags

[Daily Trust] Nigeria is coming under intense pressure from experts to ban the use of plastic bags in favour of paper bags that are more environmentally friendly. This is coming months after Kenya passed a law that makes producing, selling or even usin…

[Daily Trust] Nigeria is coming under intense pressure from experts to ban the use of plastic bags in favour of paper bags that are more environmentally friendly. This is coming months after Kenya passed a law that makes producing, selling or even using plastic bags punishable by up to four years in prison or fines of $40,000 in a move to reduce plastic pollution.

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Is Takura, the Zimbabwe Hip-Hop Messiah?

[263Chat] Without doubt Zimbabwe’s hip-hop sensation, Takura is at the peak of his career, smashing hit after hit and recently, typical to his trademark has just dropped a hot music video titled ‘Mai Mwana.’

[263Chat] Without doubt Zimbabwe's hip-hop sensation, Takura is at the peak of his career, smashing hit after hit and recently, typical to his trademark has just dropped a hot music video titled 'Mai Mwana.'

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Ruling Party Chooses Abiy Ahmed as Leader

[Deutsche Welle] After two years of unrest, the prime minister of second-most populous nation resigned. Activists hope Abiy Ahmed represents a new direction for the government, but some analysts aren’t so sure.

[Deutsche Welle] After two years of unrest, the prime minister of second-most populous nation resigned. Activists hope Abiy Ahmed represents a new direction for the government, but some analysts aren't so sure.

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Six Killed, 20 Wounded in Rann Refugee Camp Fire Outbreak

[Guardian] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday confirmed that six persons were killed in a fire outbreak at Rann Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno.

[Guardian] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday confirmed that six persons were killed in a fire outbreak at Rann Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Kala Balge Local Government Area of Borno.

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Your Apology Not Enough, Return Looted Fund, Govt Tells PDP

[Guardian] The Federal Government says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) should complete its apology to Nigerians by returning all the funds looted from the public treasury during its 16 years in power.

[Guardian] The Federal Government says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) should complete its apology to Nigerians by returning all the funds looted from the public treasury during its 16 years in power.

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