The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has cautioned residents against paying heed to a fake audio message on the outbreak of gastroenteritis in the state. Continue reading Gastroenteritis: Lagos Govt urges residents to disregard fake news at Vanguard News.
Big Brother Naija 2019 housemate Avala has been signed as an ambassador of Opera News! The performing artist took to her Instagram to share the news with her fans. She wrote: “I’m happy to announce that I am now with the @opera news family! Looking forward for you guys to come join me create, share and […]
Lai Mohammed The Federal Government has made it known that there is a new plan on sanitizing social media as well as putting an end to the spread of fake news and hate speech. This new information was made known on Tuesday, by the Minister of Information and culture, Lai Mohammed at a press conference […]
Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed Lai Mohammed, minister of information, has said that the federal government won’t spare anyone caught disseminating fake news. Speaking during a press conference in Abuja, on Tuesday, the minister said government will regulate online platforms. Mohammed, who inaugurated a seven-man committee set up to implement reforms in the National Broadcasting […]
“We will not rest until our media space has been rid of fake news and hate speech.” The post Again, Nigeria govt vows to deal with purveyors of fake news, hate speech appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Have you ever received those WhatsApp broadcasts that show very gruesome photos and then read “Attention! Miss X took her phone into the kitchen and the gas automatically exploded and blew up her face”? or “Mr Y was on his farm and bees ate up his nose. BEWARE of bees. I’m only sending this because […]
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat on Wednesday apprehended motorists driving against the flow of traffic between Carter bridge and Mile 2.
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari and other dignitaries were at the 59th Independence anniversary of the nation on Tuesday at the State House, Abuja.
Below are 10 news we think you might have missed today (30/09/2019). 1. Spiritual battle has become necessary to end terrorism, says Buratai As the military intensify efforts to end terrorism in the country, the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, has said a combination of physical and spiritual battle had become […]
Oba Idowu Abiodun Oniru, the Oniru of Iruland has passed on, The Nation is reporting. The 82-year-old king died today, although there has been no official confirmation from his children and palace officials. According to Yoruba culture, the death of a monarch is not always announced until after traditional rites are performed. Oba Oniru is […]
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka said his immediate reaction on Friday after learning that Omoyele Sowore has been charged with treason was to dismiss it as yet another “grotesque product of fake news”, that is now so pervasive in Nigeria.
Good evening to you anywhere you might be reading our News in Nigeria. We have compiled the top Nigerian news we think you might have missed reading today. 1. Suspected serial killer admits strangling 7 girls in P/Harcourt, others A suspected serial killer, Gracious David-West, 39, arrested by the police has admitted killing at least […]