Category Archives: TECHNOLOGY

Buhari declines assent to Digital Rights and Freedom Bill, four others

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari declined to assent to the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill and four other bills forwarded by the National Assembly. On Wednesday, Senate President Bukola Saraki read five letters from President Buhari to members of the Senate on his decision to decline assent to Nigerian Film Commission bill, Immigration Amendment bill, Climate Change bill, Chartered Institute of

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Facebook, Instagram Apps Suffer Hours-Long Worldwide Outage for Some Users

Apps for Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were down for some users around the world Wednesday, with unidentified technical problems causing widespread disruptions. Facebook acknowledged the problems in a tweet at 1:49 p.m. ET, saying, “We’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing the Facebook family of apps. We’re working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.” Facebook

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Pressure mounts on U.S., Boeing to ground B737 Max

Australia, UK ban model, NCAA reassures stakeholders of safety Pressure is mounting on the United States and its aircraft manufacturing giant, Boeing, to ground the embattled Boeing737Max plane over safety concerns. The subtle protest further gained momentum when Australia and the United Kingdom yesterday banned the aircraft from their airspace, a day after China, Indonesia, Ethiopia and India wielded the

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No controversial Boeing 737 Max in Nigeria, govt clarifies

The Minister of State (Aviation), Hadi Sirika, yesterday assured the flying public that the nation does not have any Boeing 737 Max on its register to warrant alarm. He gave the assurance following the panic generated by the crash involving a make of the plane belonging to the Ethiopian Airlines that killed all 149 passengers and eight crewmembers in Addis

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Two Nigerians, 155 others die in plane crash

Envoy Bashua, Adesanmi killed in Ethiopia Two Nigerians, Ambassador Abiodun Bashua, and Prof. Pius Adesanmi, were among the157 persons who died in yesterday’s air crash involving Ethiopian Airlines’ Boeing737MAX plane that had barely taken off from the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa. Bashua was United Nations and African Union Deputy Joint Special Representative in Darfur, Sudan. Adesanmi, a writer,

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Fayemi Canvasses One-day Election, E-voting

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi Saturday said he looked forward to a time when Nigeria would be able to conduct all her elections in one day, possibly through electronic voting. Speaking shortly after casting his vote at his country home, Isan Ekiti, the governor said the current election schedule where elections into all elective positions were conducted separately “is

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