Mark Zuckerberg backs Trump’s query on Twitter, says social media platforms shouldn’t be “arbiters of truth”

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Twitter was wrong to fact-check President Trump’s tweets that made the dubious claim that mail-in ballots increase voter fraud. Zuckerberg reasoned that the social media platforms shouldn’t be the “arbiters of truth” “We have a different policy, I think, than Twitter on this,” Zuckerberg said in an excerpt from a Fox…

Ondo 2020: I am too big to be anybody’s mole — Kekemeke

Mr Isaac Kekemeke Akure – A leading aspirant in the July 20 All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primaries in Ondo State, Mr Isaac Kekemeke, has refuted speculation that he was a mole for any particular candidate. Speaking with newsmen at his campaingn office in Akure in Thursday, Kekemeke expressed disappointment at the “fake news” suggesting…

Obaseki’s industrialisation drive: Edo sets for 4 additional production centres

Head, Edo State Investment Promotion Office, Mr. Kelvin Uwaibi (left); Executive Director, Edo State Skills Development Agency, Mrs. Ukinebo Dare (middle), and other participants during the Stakeholders Session for expansion of the Edo Production Centre initiative, held in Benin City, the Edo State capital. In furtherance of Governor Godwin Obaseki’s industrialization drive, the Edo State…

Kylie Jenner to face criminal investigation after faking billionaire status

Kylie Jenner could face a criminal investigation over alleged exaggerations of her company’s value, a top financial fraud attorney has revealed. The cosmetics entrepreneur was kicked off the coveted Forbes Billionaire list by the wealth magazine on Friday in a shock move, after the outlet said financial filings with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) show she may…

Africa’s Battle for the Soul of its Development Bank

Control of the African Development Bank (AfDB) is the motive behind US attempts to prevent the re-election of the bank’s president, despite producing stellar results, writes Demola Ojo Already ratified as the sole candidate for a May 2020 election postponed till August due to the novel coronavirus, Akinwunmi Adesina’s bid for another five-year term as…

Sultan Urges Muslims to Comply with Social Distancing as Govs Relax Restrictions

  As some governors in the northern part of the country are relaxing restrictions, occasioned by the onset of COVID-19, to enable their citizens to celebrate the Eid-ul-Fitr festival this weekend, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has admonished Muslim faithful to adhere to the federal government’s protocols on social distancing, wearing…

Man killed his neighbour by gouging out his eyes during argument over loud rooster

A West Virginia man has been charged with murder after he was accused of gouging out his neighbor’s eyes with his thumbs during disagreement over a loud rooster. Richard Ellison, 47, was arrested on Sunday, May 17, by the Mercer County Sheriff´s Department in relation to the killing of 72-year-old Benny Foutch. During questioning, Ellison…