BBC journalist, Sue Lloyd-Roberts dies at 64

BBC journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts, died on Tuesday aged 64. Ms Lloyd-Roberts died on Tuesday evening at University College Hospital in London. Ms Lloyd-Roberts, who had acute myeloid leukaemia, died following complications from a stem cell transplant. The BBC hosted an open day in June to encourage potential stem cell, or bone marrow, donors to come… Read More BBC journalist, Sue Lloyd-Roberts dies at 64

Turkey suspends top security chiefs due to bombing of Anakara

Anakara’s police, intelligence and security chiefs have been suspended in the wake of bombings that left 97 people dead in Turkey’s capital. The interior ministry said the move would enable a “robust” investigation. The attack, the worst in Turkey’s modern history, triggered widespread anger against the government. Turkey’s president visited the site of the bombing… Read More Turkey suspends top security chiefs due to bombing of Anakara

Apple Inc. loses case; faces huge chip patent bill

Apple faces a bill of $862m (£565m) after losing a patent lawsuit. The University of Wisconsin successfully claimed that Apple used its microchip technology without permission in some iPhones and iPads. The patent, filed in 1998, is said to improve the power efficiency of microchips. The case relates to use of the technology in the… Read More Apple Inc. loses case; faces huge chip patent bill

Corpses of 2 children found in abandoned car at Owerri

Palpable confusion has gripped the sleepy rural Awaka community in Owerri North Local Government area of Imo State, following the shocking discovery of corpses of two children inside an abandoned car. The mysterious disappearance of the two children, as well as the shocking discovery of their bodies in the vehicle, attracted scores of sympathizers to… Read More Corpses of 2 children found in abandoned car at Owerri

Three injured, N50million worth of goods destroyed as fire razes Electronics Int’l Market in Onitsha

Goods worth over N50 million were yesterday gutted by mid night fire while three people sustained various degrees of injury at the popular Electronics International Market Onitsha, the commercial nerve center of Anambra State. The cause of the fire has yet to be ascertained but the inferno was said to have started at about 3.am… Read More Three injured, N50million worth of goods destroyed as fire razes Electronics Int’l Market in Onitsha

EFCC arrests cyber fraud kingpin and others

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested two men, who are believed to be members of a syndicate involved in Internet fraud. According to a statement released by the spokesperson of EFCC, both men, Arinze Ihekwo, described as Internet Fraud Kingpin and Chinemelu Utaku, are to be arraigned on a 13-count… Read More EFCC arrests cyber fraud kingpin and others

NBA star, Lamar Odom found unconscious in brothel at Nevada

Lamar Odom, who won two NBA championships while a forward for the Los Angeles Lakers, has been hospitalized in Las Vegas, the Nye County Sheriff’s Office announced. Odom, also known for having been married to reality star Khloe Kardashian, was found unresponsive at the Love Ranch in Crystal, Nevada, on Tuesday afternoon. He was transported… Read More NBA star, Lamar Odom found unconscious in brothel at Nevada