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War Against Fakenews as WhatsApp Limits Message Forwarding to 1 Chat

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You are probably aware that a lot of fake news has been spreading fast this days and one of the medium used to spread this news is on WhatsApp.

WhatsApp is adding additional restriction to curb the spread of fakenews on its platform… According to what Facebook owned messaging platform said today, that any message that has been forwarded five or more times will now face a new limit that will prevent a user from forwarding it to more than one chat (contact) at a time.

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If you can recall, sometimes last year, the messaging app rolled out a feature that limits people from forwarding a message to more than 5 persons at once which led to a 25% decrease in message forwards globally at the time.

WhatsApp says that the company has seen a significant increase in the number of forwarded messages and it might lead to the spread of fake information during this lockdown period. As a result, it is introducing a limit so that these messages can only be forwarded to one chat at a time.

Apart from this, to help users with correct information, WhatsApp is working directly with the governments, WHO, NGOs and over 20 national health ministries.

Before you forward any message to anybody, it is important you verify the information if it is right or fake…atleast google is just a few seconds away from giving you the answers you need.

The update is already available, you can update to have the new feature.

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Kogi Workers Say They Are Not Owed Salaries, Thank Bello On Projects. Watch Video

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CableNews interviews residents and workers of Kogi State…
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NYSC Leave Sample Letter For Corps Members

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Take note the following;

Do not travel after submitting the leave application letter to NYSC. You are to wait until your request is granted.

Before you submit the leave application letter to the NYSC, ensure you have completed documentation at your PPA.

You are to submit the leave application letter to the NYSC state coordinator in the state of deployment, through your Local Government Inspector (LGI) or Zonal Inspector (ZI) as the case maybe.

Do not spend more than the period granted for you on the leave application letter.

Kindly use this permission format to REQUEST for your two(2) weeks BREAK when you get to your PPA local government area.

(Your PPA address)

The State coordinator,
NYSC (Your State of deployment)

Through:
the Zonal Inspector

Through:
the Local Government Inspector

Through:
(Your PPA head),

Dear Sir,

PERMISSION TO TRAVEL

I, _ with state code No
wish to seek your permission to travel for two weeks, from to
to enable me bring my properties over from home and settle down for work at my Place of Primary Assignment.

Thanks for your consideration.

Yours faithfully,
Signature
Name
State code
Phone number

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Fulanis Are Outnumbering Kwara Indigenes – Governor Abdulrazaq

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Fulanis have spread into multiple villages in Kwara, with their population gradually outnumbering indigenes, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has cried out.

Mr AbdulRazaq, who spoke in an interview with Vanguard, attributed the influx of Fulanis to the ban on open grazing imposed by Southern governors.

The governor claimed that the open grazing ban had further heightened Kwara’s security challenges.

“Security challenges are huge, especially with insecurity in the North-West and the declaration by Southern Governors to ban open grazing,” said the Kwara governor. “Once they pronounced it and set a date, we saw a migration of herdsmen coming in, to the extent that if you go to Kwara South, Kwara North now, in some villages, the Fulani have moved in. They are more in population than the indigenes.”

Mr AbdulRazaq argued that legislation enforcing the ban could not be adopted, explaining that open grazing is a constitutional right enshrined in the constitution.

His comments came as Southern governors like Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos, Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo, Nyesom Wike of Rivers, among others, continue to sign the anti-open grazing law in their respective states.

The 17 southern governors had met on three different occasions this year in Lagos, Asaba and Enugu, agreeing to enact the anti-open grazing laws to tackle worsening insecurity.

However, justice minister Abubakar Malami said the southern governors’’ open grazing ban is illegal.

According to the attorney general of the federation, the controversies surrounding open grazing are a constitutional matter that amending the constitution will address.

He advised the 17 southern governors to approach the National Assembly for the needed backing to effect the ban on open grazing.

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