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More than a dozen people killed by Islamist militants in northeast Nigeria -sources

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS, Lekan Oyekanmi/AP Photo. More than a dozen people, including seven soldiers, were killed by Islamist militants in an attack in northeast Nigeria, four sources told Reuters. The militants arrived in the Ajiri community in the Mafa local government area of Borno state on motorcycles early on Sunday, killing an army commanding officer Read More…

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Facebook oversight board to announce decision on Trump ban on May 5

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) independent oversight board tweeted on Monday it would announce a decision May 5 on whether to uphold former U.S. President Donald Trump’s indefinite suspension from the social media platform and Instagram. Facebook blocked Trump’s access to his Facebook and Instagram accounts over concerns of further violent unrest following the Read More…

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Bill and Melinda Gates Are Divorcing

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Gates Foundation. The couple’s separation is likely to send shock waves through the worlds of philanthropy, public health and business. Bill and Melinda Gates, two of the richest people in the world, who reshaped philanthropy and public health with the fortune Mr. Gates made as a co-founder of Microsoft, said on Monday that Read More…

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Nigeria partners Microsoft to accelerate Economic Sustainability Plan

Reading Time: 3 minutes Nigeria’s Vice President announces a collaboration with Microsoft to digitally upskill five million Nigerians Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria is partnering tech giant, Microsoft Corporation, in accelerating the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP). This is being achieved by deepening the country’s digital economy. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, made this known in a statement on Monday, Read More…

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Pandemic lockdowns fueled domestic violence worldwide, report says

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: iStockphoto, Storyblocks. Women are at the receiving end of a shadow pandemic which is not COVID-19 A new report for the Council on Criminal Justice has found that, during lockdowns, domestic violence rose by an average of about 8%, both worldwide and in the United States. That’s based on data from those who Read More…