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Buhari offers amnesty to repentant Boko Haram members,caution politicians against ‘politicise security issues’

      Boko Haram members willing to surrender their arms will be granted amnesty, President Muhammadu Buhari said on friday. The President made the offer while receiving 105 Dapchi secondary schoolgirls and two Dapchi Primary School pupils earlier abducted by the insurgent group at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The insurgents had invaded Government Girls

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Nigerian govt records N8.9tn revenue inflow into TSA since 2015

      Since the introduction of the Treasury Single Account in September 2015, a total inflow of N8.9tn from Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government has been recorded by the Federal Government. The Accountant-General of the Federation, Alhaji Ahmed Idris, gave the figure in Abuja on Friday at a workshop for finance journalists

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WhatsApp Co-Founder Says People Should Delete Facebook

HuffPost   A high-profile tech industry billionaire has lent his voice to the #deleteFacebook hashtag in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal ― Brian Acton, the co-founder of messaging platform WhatsApp, which was bought by Facebook for $19 billion in 2014. Acton and business partner Jan Koum, former Yahoo employees, founded

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Google unveils its $300M News Initiative, with tools for subscriptions, security and fighting fake news

TechCrunch   Google today announced a multi-pronged News Initiative, which Chief Business Officer Phillipp Schindler described as a way to tie together all the company's efforts to work with the journalism industry. Google says the News Initiative is focused on three broad goals — strengthening quality journalism, supporting different business models and empowering

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