WORLD POLITICS

[WORLD POLITICS REBRANDING] BISHOP OYEDEPO DENIES ENDORSING ATIKU ABUBAKAR FOR NIGERIAN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS 2019.
WORLD POLITICS

PRESIDENT of the Living Faith Church Bishop David Oyedepo, has denied endorsing the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for the 2019 Nigeria presidential elections. Bishop Oyedepo while speaking at a Sunday church service in Canaan Land Ota, Ogun State, said he was invited to former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s residence for a peace parley. His words: “I am aware Winners are in every political party in Nigeria but I don’t belong to any party. I...

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Tuesday, 16 October 2018
[FACEBOOK] ACCORDING TO REPORTS, ONLY 78 NIGERIANS USED THE CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA DATA MINING APP. READ MORE:
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Although 78 Facebook users in Nigeria installed the Cambridge Analytica (CA) app, the potential impact has affected about 271, 469 people in the country, according to the social media platform. Facebook, yesterday began the process of notifying 87 million users, which it claimed might have had their data shared with the app. The communications team of the social media platform disclosed that the 271,469 users were potentially impacted in Nigeria (these being friends of those who would have installed the...

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Tuesday, 10 April 2018
[CYBER TECH] FACEBOOK, MARK ZUCKERBERG FACES CONGRESS ON US ELECTION DATA BREACH BY RUSSIANS.
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It’s easy to poke fun at Zuckerberg as a hoodie-wearing kid. His robotic demeanor makes him appear expressionless, even when he’s sorry. A skit on “Saturday Night Live” leaned heavily on those qualities. Washington lawmakers may be fond of grandstanding, especially when they get the chance to grill a hapless executive. When U.S. congressional members interview Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday and Wednesday, the temptation will be to score points by focusing on his all-too-apparent flaws. Senators and representatives, though,...

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Tuesday, 10 April 2018
[WORLD POLITICS] NIGERIAN PRESIDENT, MUHAMMADU BUHARI PICTURED IN FRESH PHOTOS FROM LONDON.
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Few days after Nigerians demanded the whereabouts and health status of their President, Muhammad Buhari; photos have surfaced online of the ailing president taking a look at a ‘get well soon card’ signed and sent to him by 36 ministers led by minister for information Lai Mohammed. Photo Credits: Bayo Omoboriowo ©thebrandradio 2017. All rights...

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Saturday, 12 August 2017
[WORLD POLITICS] AKON SPOKE ABOUT REBRANDING AFRICA AT YOUTH CONNECT SUMMIT 2017 IN KIGALI. WATCH VIDEO:
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Akon spoke about rebranding Africa at the recently concluded Youth connect summit held in Kigali. Here is what he had to say; Watch video: ©thebrandradio 2017. All rights...

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Monday, 31 July 2017
[WORLD POLITICS] EU BACKS OUT OF AIDING NIGERIA FINANCIALLY.
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The European Union (EU) Ambassador to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Mr Michel Arrion says EU will not increase its financial assistance to Nigeria.   Arrion made this known in Abuja earlier this week  while delivering a Distinguished Lecture organised by the IBB Golf Club, with the theme “40 years of European union in Nigeria: Lessons learned and the way forward”.   The ambassador who said that EU was not promising further assistance to Nigeria however said that Nigeria remains EU key...

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Saturday, 01 July 2017
[WORLD POLITICS] TWITTER IS SUING THE TRUMP GOVERNMENT FOR STRONGLY DEMANDING PERSONAL INFORMATION OF THIS ANTI-TRUMP USER ACCOUNT.
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The Trump administration is trying to force Twitter to unmask at least one anti-Trump account, according to a new lawsuit. Twitter filed a lawsuit Thursday against the U.S. government to block a request to provide personal information about the user behind @ALT_uscis. The account, whose name stands for alternative U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, is one of several alternative government accounts created after President Trump took office. It currently has more than 40,000 followers. According to the lawsuit, an agent...

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Friday, 07 April 2017
[WORLD POLITICS] DENMARK EXTRADITES DAUGHTER OF OUSTED SOUTH KOREA PRESIDENT’S FRIEND AMIDST SAMSUNG’S SCANDAL.
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Denmark will extradite to South Korea the daughter of the central figure in an influence-peddling scandal that led to the ouster of its president, the Danish public prosecutor said on Friday, but her lawyer said she will fight the order in court. South Korea has been thrown into political turmoil by the widening corruption and influence-peddling scandal involving former President Park Geun-hye and her friend Choi Soon-sil, and will now gear up for an early May election to choose a...

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Friday, 17 March 2017
[BRANDS] APPLE, NETFLIX, UBER CAMPAIGN AGAINST TRUMP MUSLIM IMMIGRATION BAN, UBER TAKES #DELETEUBER  BACKLASH .
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Following the internal and public statements from Brands like Google, Facebook and Microsoft regarding the Trump administration’s new immigration policy, two additional tech heavyweights have now added their voices to the fray. On Saturday, Apple CEO Tim Cook, reportedly took a stance against the new policy. “Apple would not exist without immigration, let alone thrive and innovate the way we do. I’ve heard from many of you who are deeply concerned about the executive order issued yesterday restricting immigration from seven...

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Monday, 30 January 2017
[WORLD POLITICS] OBAMA JUST EXPELLED 35 RUSSIAN DIPLOMATS FROM THE US FOLLOWING US ELECTION HACK, VLADMIR PUTIN VOWS TO RETALIATE.
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The U.S. has taken unprecedented steps to punish Moscow for recent campaign of cyber attacks during the last US elections that had Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton going head to head. President Obama promised consequences for Russia’s hacking leading up to the U.S. election and on Thursday, he dropped the hammer, giving Russian diplomats 72 hours to get out of the United states. The Obama administration is taking aim at Russian intelligence officials believed to be behind the political computer...

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Friday, 30 December 2016
[AGENCY] #NEWS: PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI SIGNS ADVERTISING PRACTITIONERS REGISTRATION AND AMENDMENT ACT 2016 INTO LAW; APPROVES 7 OTHERS.
AGENCY NEWS

President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed eight different bills passed recently by the National Assembly. This is just as the President  held a closed door meeting with Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki. The various bills which has now become laws are expected to impact on various aspects of the economy. Senior Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly matters, Ita Enang, stated this shortly after meeting with President Buhari Senator Enang disclosed that the bills were signed  into law on Tuesday....

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Wednesday, 21 December 2016
[BREAKING!] #NEWS: R.I.P DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE, THE WORLD MAY BREATHE A SIGH OF RELIEF SOON FOR A GREENER ENVIRONMENT.
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According to reports that just broke few minutes ago on MSNBC, the Army Corps of Engineers has announced that the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline will officially stop, saying that the current route that runs through Native land jeopardizes the drinking water of the Sioux Tribe there The Daily Beast is reporting that the pipeline is being delayed so that there can be a study to see its “effect on the environment.” Earlier today, Amnesty International posted an essay on...

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Sunday, 04 December 2016