Two dead, four injured as Boko Haram insurgents ambush Nigerian soldiers in Borno 

Members of the Boko Haram insurgent group, on Monday, ambushed military vehicles along Biu and Damboa town, killing two soldiers and injuring four others. A military source said that the soldiers were travelling between Biu and Damboa when they came under heavy gun fire from the terrorists group. “Boko Haram attacked our soldiers on Monday.… Read More Two dead, four injured as Boko Haram insurgents ambush Nigerian soldiers in Borno 

Amazon launches Prime Music streaming service in India

Amazon.com Inc. launched its music-streaming service in India on Wednesday, its latest offering to drive customers to shop more on its flagship e-commerce platform. Amazon Prime Music will be available at no extra cost to members of Prime, the world’s largest online retailer’s customer loyalty plan that costs an annual 999 rupees (an equivalent of… Read More Amazon launches Prime Music streaming service in India

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani offers talks with Taliban in bid to end crisis

​Afghan President Ashraf Ghani offered recognition of the Taliban as a legitimate political group on Wednesday as part of a proposed political process that he said could lead to talks aimed at ending more than 16 years of war. The offer, made at the start of an international conference aimed at creating a platform for… Read More Afghan President Ashraf Ghani offers talks with Taliban in bid to end crisis

U.S. House of Representatives passes bill to penalize website that facilitate online sex trafficking

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed legislation to make it easier to penalize operators of websites that facilitate online sex trafficking, chipping away at a bedrock legal shield for the technology industry. The bill’s passage marks one of the most concrete actions in recent years from the U.S. Congress to tighten regulation… Read More U.S. House of Representatives passes bill to penalize website that facilitate online sex trafficking

U.S. special envoy to North Korea to retire following President Trump’s rejection of unconditional talks

The U.S. special envoy for North Korea plans to retire on Friday, the State Department said just hours after President Donald Trump again rejected talks to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis unless conditions are met. South Korean-born Joseph Yun, a strong advocate for engagement with Pyongyang, has led U.S. contact with North Korea, quietly… Read More U.S. special envoy to North Korea to retire following President Trump’s rejection of unconditional talks

Facebook offers to aid INEC with 2019 general elections 

Facebook has offered to explore avenues with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that could help expand voter education and engage citizens meaningfully to achieve peaceful general elections in 2019. The social networking giant made this offer having noticed that topics Nigerians mostly shared on its platform bordered on elections and politics According to INEC,… Read More Facebook offers to aid INEC with 2019 general elections 

Soldiers arrest five cultists during initiation ceremony in Benue State

Troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade conducting EXERCISE AYEM AKPATUMA have arrested 5 suspected cultists at Katsina Ala local government area of Benue State. This is contained in a statement Monday night by Major Olabisi Ayeni, Assistant Director Army Public Relations. It said preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects were students of College of Education,… Read More Soldiers arrest five cultists during initiation ceremony in Benue State

Central Bank of Nigeria issues ultimatum to banks, financial institutions to settle customer complaints

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed that banks and other financial institutions must settle customers’ complaints on issues of overcharge, unauthorised deductions and other matters within two weeks. Mr Tajudeen Ahmed, Head of Complaints Management Division, said the CBN would ensure that bank customers received redress on issues of excess charges or unauthorised… Read More Central Bank of Nigeria issues ultimatum to banks, financial institutions to settle customer complaints