Nigerian Prisons dismiss eight junior officers for smuggling prohibited items into prison

Controller-General of Prisons, Jaáfaru Ahmed has approved the recommendation of the Zonal Disciplinary Committee for the dismissal of 8 junior officers for various offences. They were found guilty of trafficking (smuggling) prohibited items such as mobile phones, India hemp and other intoxicating substances into the prison yard. The letter signed by the officer in-charge of… Read More Nigerian Prisons dismiss eight junior officers for smuggling prohibited items into prison

Four dead, several injured as gas cylinder explodes in filling station in Imo State

Four people were on Monday confirmed dead after a gas cylinder exploded at a filling station in Orji, Owerri North local government area of Imo State. According to the police, several other customers who were buying fuel and other petroleum products were also seriously wounded in the explosion. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Andrew… Read More Four dead, several injured as gas cylinder explodes in filling station in Imo State

Facebook to expand artificial intelligence to detect suicidal content

Facebook Inc. will expand its pattern recognition software to other countries after successful tests in the U.S. to detect users with suicidal intent, the world’s largest social media network said on Monday. Facebook began testing the software in the United States in March, when the company started scanning the text of Facebook posts and comments… Read More Facebook to expand artificial intelligence to detect suicidal content