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Canada Plans To End ‘Asylum Shopping’

Canada plans to end ‘asylum Canada plans to stop migrants from seeking asylum if they have already done so in another country – a move decried by refugee advocates but defended on Wednesday (Apr 10) by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The measure against so-called “asylum shopping” was slipped into a 392-page budget omnibus bill presented […]

Travel Advisory: MMIA 10 – Lane Road Reconstruction

By Fatimah Hassan, Editorial Assistant Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has advised passengers travelling through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos to leave their homes early, to meet up their flight schedules following likely traffic gridlock due to the road construction along the airport axis. The Authority appeals to passengers to ensure they leave […]

Zuzana Caputova Becomes Slovakia’s First Female President

Anti-graft lawyer Zuzana Caputova won Slovakia’s presidential election on Saturday, making her the country’s first female head of state, breaking the trend that has seen populist, anti-European Union politicians make gains across the continent. Pro-EU Caputova rode on a campaign of change and vowed to end corruption in a country, which she said is run […]

Nigeria Partners With Sweden On ICT Development

By Fred Iwenjora, Associate Editor Nigeria and Sweden have started a partnership that will strengthen the role infotech plays in Africa. The new relationship will see some Swedish firms, businesses and universities in direct business relationship with Nigerian firms. Speaking recently after a meeting with Nigerian Vice president Prof yemi osinbajo, Charge D’ Affairs of […]

Facebook to Ban Content Supporting White Nationalism and White Separatism

By Dotun Ibiwoye, Correspondent In a bid to contain multifaceted issues, Facebook is extending its ban on hate speech to prohibit the promotion and support of white nationalism and white separatism. The social media giant hitherto allowed such material even though it has long banned “white supremacists.” The social network says it hadn’t applied its […]

Theresa May Agrees To Quit If Brexit Deal Passes In UK Parliament

By Dotun Ibiwoye Correspondent Theresa May, British Prime Minister told Conservative lawmakers today,Wednesday that she will step down once the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union is accomplished. She stated this  at party meeting of lawmakers that she knows of a yearning for a new leadership  and method in the second stage of the […]

Nigerian High Commission Canvasses Tuition Fees Reduction For Nigerian Students In Ghana

By George Egeh, Correspondent (Ghana) Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Ambassador Olufemi Abikoye, has enjoined tertiary institutions in Ghana to consider downward review of tuition fees paid by international students particularly Nigerians who are many in that country. He made the passionate appeal during the continuation of his tour of tertiary institutions in Ghana. Accompanied by […]

Samsung Might Launch The Note 10 With No Buttons Or keys

By Dotun Ibiwoye, Correspondent Samsung’s next Galaxy Note device, the Galaxy Note 10, might arrive this August without any physical keys. The incoming Samsung Galaxy Note 10 smartphone made headlines in Korea recently, thanks to ETNews, which claimed it would be Samsung’s first phone with a “keyless” or “buttonless” design. It might ditch the power, […]

Google Launches Global Council To Advise On AI And Tech Ethics

By Dotun Ibiwoye, Correspondent Today,  Google said  it was launching a global advisory council to consider ethical issues around artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies. The council, which is slated to publish a report at the end of 2019, includes technology experts, digital ethicists, and people with public policy backgrounds, Kent Walker, Google’s senior vice […]

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