Google says it will pay publishers for news content

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Google will pay partnered media publishers in three countries and offer some users free access to paywalled news sites, the tech giant said Thursday. The announcement comes after legal battles in France and Australia over Google’s refusal to pay news organizations for content. In a blog post, the firm said[…]

Rights violation: Family sues Kebbi govt, DSS

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A family in Kebbi State has sued the state government and the Department of State Services for their alleged arrest and detention for 13 days without trial by the DSS. The complainants – Abdulrahman Jato, Hadiza Jato, Aisha Zakari and a six-month-old baby – who are residents of Yauri town,[…]

Reps to review FG directive on repair of federal roads

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The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Federal Road Maintenance Agency, Femi Bamisile, said on Friday that the present financial incapability of the Federal Government to maintain federal roads made the review of the recent directive to state government not to repair the roads imperative. Bamisile, who lamented the deplorable[…]

Govt’s website lists Adeosun, Fayemi as cabinet members

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The Federal Government’s website, www.nigeria.gov.ng, has listed the former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, as a current cabinet member, one year after her resignation. Adeosun, who had been replaced by Zainab Ahmed as Minister of Finance, resigned on September 18, 2018 following calls for investigation into allegations that she forged[…]