Clueless DSS, Conte, NASS – Your Friday briefing

FRIDAY 12TH MAY, 2017

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Good morning, Here are yesterday’s top stories, and a look ahead – Click on any title to read the complete story.

The Trend 1

How can DSS miss something as big as this, how can they just miss this, as inciting as this is, as threatening as it is in the eys of the world, was it hidden from them? No, it is being sold in the streets of Abuja, the base of the DSS.

Antonio Conte not distracted by Inter Milan link
Antonio Conte needs one win from Chelsea’s final three games to claim the Premier League title in his first season. Photo: BBC

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says he is solely focused on clinching the Premier League title – and is not distracted by reports linking him to Inter Milan.

Senate has passed the 2017 Appropriation Bill estimating N7,441,175,486,758.

The Red Chambers passed the budget shortly after the House of Representatives passed it.

Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki

The budget process was largely delayed owing to the failure of committees to turn in their report to the appropriation committees after ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) had defended their budgets.

Facebook Apps

The social network is tweaking the algorithm that picks posts for feeds to do a better job of spotting “low quality” web pages.

Instead, the algorithm will seek out more informative posts.

It said the change was part of broader work it was doing to make Facebook less profitable for spammers.

How a victory for Macron and the European Union will unite a divided France

The media, and of course the social media in particular, has been agog with the news of 39-year-old Emmanuel Macron emerging the French president.

The victory of Macron has caused a heated debate within the Nigerian social media space. And that’s for two obvious reasons: One, the charismatic young man won on the platform of En Marche, a political movement which he formed less than a year ago.

Have a great day!


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