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April 26, 2017

Google Moves To Tackle ‘Fake News’ In Search Result

Google has kickstarted moves to make sweeping change to the algorithm behind its powerful search engine so that purported “fake news” does not appear at the top of search results. Google parent company, Alphabet Inc. recently announced a “rare, sweeping” change to its search function intended to bury “misleading, false […]
April 26, 2017

Rotary sentisises traders, schools on malaria prevention

More than a hundred Rotary clubs in Lagos and Ogun States took to markets, schools, bus parks and other public places on Wednesday to sensitise Nigerians on malaria prevention and control. The enlightenment rallies were in commemoration of the 2017 World Malaria Day with the theme: “End malaria for good.” […]
April 26, 2017

Cows to get identity cards in India

The Indian government is contemplating providing unique identification numbers for cows in the country to prevent their trafficking, officials said. According to Xinhua, the information was submitted by the federal government in the country’s top court, which was hearing a petition by an organisation alleging rampant smuggling of cattle across […]
April 26, 2017

Federal Govt to stop sponsoring of pilgrims by 2022

The Federal Government Wednesday said it will stop sponsoring Christian pilgrims to holy land in five years’ time. Also, to prevent people from using pilgrimage as an Avenue to abscond to other parts of the world, the Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) said it will develop an electronic data capturing […]
April 26, 2017

Four Youths From Jos Drown in well

Four youths drowned in a well at Duk quarters in Pankshin town of Plateau on Wednesday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. An eye witness, Gonjir Goper, told NAN that the deceased – Tonzum Ngwalamba, Nentawe Leptak, Sati Tongleb and Ngompang Ngoshim – aged between 18 and 25, died […]
April 26, 2017

Court remands Two Brazilians for trafficking 23.8kg Cocaine

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the prison remand of two Brazilians, Lima Pereira Diego and Dias Dos Santos Marcia Cristina, who were accused of importing 23.895 kilograms of Cocaine into the country. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun ordered that Diego and Cristina should be remanded in the prison […]