Google Inc. donates $1million to aid fight against Zika virus

Following the declaration by the World Health Organisation WHO that Zika virus is a global emergency, Google announced that it would donate a $1 million to aid the fight against the Zika virus. Google’s Director, Jacquelline Fuller stated that the donation is intended at supporting vaccine research and also to work with the government and… Read More Google Inc. donates $1million to aid fight against Zika virus

Power supply slips to 2800mw due to vandalism

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has said that power supply through the national grid which peaked to 5000mw in past two weeks had dropped below 2,800mw due to vandalism. Dr. Anthony Akah, the Acting Chief Executive Officer of the commission disclosed this while signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Consumer Protection Council (CPC).… Read More Power supply slips to 2800mw due to vandalism

Protesting women get beaten up mercilessly by soldiers in Delta

Reminiscent of the military era, about 10 soldiers flogged and used boots on hundreds of women protesting at Ovre-Eku (Iwevbo) community yesterday, over a land which had been in dispute for years between Edo and Delta states. The women, numbering over 500, wearing black clothing, had converged at Eku community from where they marched to… Read More Protesting women get beaten up mercilessly by soldiers in Delta

North Korea fire projectiles off Korean Peninsula

On Thursday, North Korea fired six “short-range projectiles” that flew 100 to 150 kilometers (about 62 to 93 miles) off the Korean Peninsula, according to a press release from the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff. The objects traveled off the peninsula’s east coast and the South Korean military is analyzing the situation, an official… Read More North Korea fire projectiles off Korean Peninsula

Release and reinstatement of Brig.Gen. Enitan Ransome-Kuti ordered by Army Council

The Nigeria Army Council has ordered the release and reinstatement of Brigadier General Enitan Ransome-Kuti who has been under house arrest at an army barrack in Abuja. This is contained in a confidential memo obtained by Sahara Reporters. The memo also included an order from the council of a reduction in Enitan Kuti’s rank from… Read More Release and reinstatement of Brig.Gen. Enitan Ransome-Kuti ordered by Army Council