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Osinbajo sacks DSS Boss, Lawal Daura

Osinbajo sacks DSS Boss, Lawal Daura

Ibrahim Idris , on Tuesday exonerated the Nigeria Police Force from the Tuesday's blockage of the National Assembly (NASS) by security operatives. Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has terminated the appointment of the Director General of DSS, Lawal Daura over invasion of the National Assembly earlier today.


14000 firefighters battling 18 major California blazes

14000 firefighters battling 18 major California blazes

A sprawling blaze in Northern California grew on Monday into the second-largest wildfire ever recorded in the state, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency, highlighting the ferociousness of this year's fire season.


Oman issues statement on Saudi-Canada stand-off

Oman issues statement on Saudi-Canada stand-off

Infographic KSA, a Saudi verified Twitter account that has more than 35,000 followers and another 88,000 on Instagram, tweeted on Monday an image that showed an Air Canada airplane heading toward Toronto's CN Tower. 'There isn't a strong bilateral trade relationship and poking the Trudeau government likely resonates with Saudi's hawkish regional allies. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and first lady Michelle Obama present the 2012 International Women of Courage Award to Samar ...


Thousands mourn as revered veteran Tamil Nadu leader Karunanidhi dies

Thousands mourn as revered veteran Tamil Nadu leader Karunanidhi dies

He was the party's first treasurer and was elected to the assembly in 1957. Admitted in hospital since July 28, Karunanidhi's blood pressure has been on a fluctuating mode and he continues to be hospitalised for his age-related ailments. In April 2009, Karunanidi landed in a controversy when he said that he did not view Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam chief Velupillai Prabhakaran as a terrorist.


Facebook bans Alex Jones, as big tech turns on the conspiracy theorist

Facebook bans Alex Jones, as big tech turns on the conspiracy theorist

It's worth noting that YouTube removed the videos days earlier for posting "violent or graphic content " that violated its policies. The decision comes hours after Apple and Facebook made similar moves . Facebook and other tech giants have been under growing pressure to crack down on the spread of misinformation across its platform, leading the company to give a boost to mainstream publishers and take action against people and pages that repeatedly violate its rules.