WhatsApp has announced the recipients of its $1 million research grants to academics from around the world for the purpose of studying misinformation and its impact on society. Fake news, calls for violence, election-related propaganda and other topics come under the different proposals for which the grants were given.
Nigerian Breweries NB Plc, has finally launched in Nigeria the Tiger Beer brand from Singapore.Speaking at the launch tagged #Uncage – the courage to challenge convention in Lagos, Portfolio Manager, International Premium, Tokunbo Adodo, said that the brand is to showcased the courageous and go-getting side of Nigerians, thereby encouraging consumers across all divides to ‘uncage’ the courage and the tiger within them in pursuit of their dreams and passions. He said: “Tiger Beer identifies with the bold Nigerian, whose passion brings him a sense of purpose.
The family of Chijioke Obioha, a Nigerian national convicted of and given the mandatory death sentence for possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking on December 30, 2008, have been informed that November 18 is Chijoke’s new execution date.