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Sepp Blatter loses appeal against ban

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Monday lost his appeal against a six-year ban for ethics violations.Blatter who led FIFA for 17 years lost his appeal when he appeared before the Court of Arbitration for Sport

 

Kaduna govt officially labels Shi’ites an insurgency group

The Kaduna State Government has officially called the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) otherwise known as Shi’ites an insurgency group. The government said this in a White Paper released on Monday.

 

Rice farmers seek total ban on sale of foreign rice  

Rice farmers have urged state governments to follow the footstep of Ebonyi and ban the sale of foreign rice as a means of boosting local production. Mr Aminu Goronyo, the National President, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), made the call in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Monday.

 

EU urges U.S. tech giants to act faster against hate speech

U.S. tech giants including Facebook, Twitter, Google’s YouTube and Microsoft will have to act faster to tackle online hate speech or face laws forcing them to do so, the European Commission said on Sunday. The European Union (EU) executive’s warning comes six months after the companies signed up to a voluntary code of conduct to take action in Europe within 24 hours, following rising concerns triggered by the refugee crisis and terror attacks.