$32billion invested in Nigeria’s telecommunications industry

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says about 32 billion dollars has been invested in the nation’s telecommunications industry from Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and local investors. The Executive Vice-Chairman of the commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta,disclosed this in Lagos at a forum organised by the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON). Danbatta, who gave a… Read More $32billion invested in Nigeria’s telecommunications industry

Former New Orleans’ Saints defensive player, Will Smith shot dead

Former New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith was shot dead on Saturday night in an apparent traffic altercation, authorities said. He was aged 34. Hours before the shooting, he tweeted that he was “having a blast” Saturday night at the French Quarter Fest, an annual event in the famed New Orleans district. Smith’s former… Read More Former New Orleans’ Saints defensive player, Will Smith shot dead

Fireworks explosion in Indian temple leaves at least 100 dead, over 350 injured

Over 100 people were killed and several others injured when an explosion took place at the Puttingal Devi temple during a festival at Paravoor in Kollam at around 3 am on Sunday, police said. As the temple festival was on, fireworks display had commenced at the temple precincts since midnight and hundreds of people had… Read More Fireworks explosion in Indian temple leaves at least 100 dead, over 350 injured