Facebook buys GIPHY, to integrate platform into Instagram
Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Axios said the California-based tech giant was paying $400 million.
N-Power beneficiaries to get April stipend next week – Minister
The minister says the payment process “has reached the final stage”.
Coronavirus: Kano traders relocate to residential areas to beat lockdown
The traders have moved their shops to Fagge where they are now doing brisk businesses in disregard of the physical distancing rules.
We’re implementing new VAT rate, not raising prices — MultiChoice
Multichoice says the adjustment will see DSTV premium subscription rate move from N15, 800 to N16,200 …
How we’re assisting Nigeria to avert food crisis — World Food Programme
Some 7.9 million people in Nigeria are in need of humanitarian assistance in 2020, but WFP warns that the coronavirus crisis could double that figure.
Grass Cutting Scandal: Ex-SGF Babachir’s trial adjourned
The trial was to continue today, May 14, but could not.
Maritime workers suspend planned nationwide strike
The workers say they were angered by the arrest and detention of 20 dockworkers in BUA/PTOL terminal in Port Harcourt Port, Rivers State by the Governor Wike Rivers State Task Force on enforcement of COVID – 19 lockdown order
Court orders Arik Air to pay passenger N10m over delayed flight
The judge also warned other airline operators to respect the rights of passengers.
School reopening in South Korea uncertain as infections involving teachers, students rise
The education ministry has been weighing the risks faced by schoolchildren when they physically attend school and interact with teachers and peers.
Man rapes, impregnates own teenage daughter – Police
“He was said to have forced her to bed by threatening to kill her with a machete.”
Nigeria’s seed council certifies 81,000 metric tons for farming season
The official said the council will be working with others to implement “an array of actions to keep the sector breathing in the midst of the crisis”.
COVID-19: PTF condemns recycling, sharing of face masks
The team also said sharing of face masks was unhealthy.
Gambari: Tinubu, Inuwa, Gbajabiamila others congratulate Buhari’s new Chief of Staff
Mr Tinubu described him as a renowned diplomat, statesman and scholar who has served Nigeria in many important positions.
Official Bio-data of Ibrahim Gambari, President Buhari’s new COS
Mr Gambari replaces Abba Kyari, who died from coronavirus complications last month.
Parents kick as Atlantic Hall imposes N175,000 monthly fee for online learning
At an emergency PTA meeting held via Zoom on Tuesday, parents hit hard at Atlantic Hall management for being exploitative.
NNPC made N211.6 billion from sale of petrol products in February – Official
The report said about 1.7 billion litres of white products were sold and distributed by the PPMC in February.
Coronavirus: PPDC wants more openness in procurement
Nigeria’s procurement agency, BPP, shared a guideline on the conduct of public procurement activities by ministries, departments, and agencies.
Twitter ready to allow employees work from home ‘forever’ – Spokesperson
Twitter said offices would remain closed until at least September, “with very few exceptions.”
Coronavirus: Compromise text aims to break UN Security Council deadlock
For seven weeks, the 15-member council has been deadlocked by a feud between China and the U.S.
Reps condemn repatriation of Almajiri from northern states
The lawmakers urge the Northern Governors Forum to rescind their decision on banning almajiri system of education.
COVID-19: U.S. govt working to send ventilators to Nigeria — Envoy
Ambassador Leonard said the U.S financial assistance to Nigeria for the fight against COVID -19 is now $32.8 million, up from $21.4 million in April.