Facebook widens data privacy concerns for tracking non-users

Concern about Facebook Inc’s respect for data privacy is widening to include the information it collects about non-users, after Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said the world’s largest social network tracks people whether they have accounts or not. Privacy concerns have swamped Facebook since it acknowledged last month that information about millions of users wrongly ended… Read More Facebook widens data privacy concerns for tracking non-users

Two Pakistani soldiers killed, five injured in attack at Afghanistan border

Two Pakistani soldiers were killed in cross-border fire from Afghanistan while working on a fence intended to cover nearly all of the disputed 2,500km border separating the countries, the Pakistani military said on Sunday. Though security has improved in Pakistan’s remote areas bordering Afghanistan, sectarian militant attacks, primarily targeting Shi’ite Muslims, still occur. “Pakistani troops… Read More Two Pakistani soldiers killed, five injured in attack at Afghanistan border

Two dead, two injured as fire torches music studio in Los Angeles

​Firefighters discovered two people dead and two injured in a greater-alarm blaze at a music recording studio in Universal City on Saturday morning. The Los Angeles Fire Department arrived just before 7 a.m. to a one-storey commercial building to find heavy smoke, with flames burning inside a 75-foot by 50-foot music studio. Two males were… Read More Two dead, two injured as fire torches music studio in Los Angeles

Five killed, dozens of houses destroyed as communal crisis rock Kogi State

​No fewer than five persons have been reportedly killed in a fresh communal clash between Igala, and Bassa Kwomu speaking tribe in Kogi State. It was gathered that, over 50 houses were raised at Aloko-Oguma in Bassa Local Government Area following a communal clash that engulfed the community on Friday morning. Sources has it that… Read More Five killed, dozens of houses destroyed as communal crisis rock Kogi State

Nigerian female athlete Oluwatobiloba Amusan wins 100m hurdles race at Commonwealth Games 

Oluwatobiloba Amusan made history as the first Nigerian to win a sprint hurdles title at the Commonwealth Games. Amusan achieved the feat on Friday at the Carrara stadium in Gold Coast, Australia. The reigning American Collegiate 100m hurdles queen ran 12.68 seconds to win the race. She is now Nigeria’s first gold medallist in track… Read More Nigerian female athlete Oluwatobiloba Amusan wins 100m hurdles race at Commonwealth Games 

Suspected cultists attack police station, free inmates in Delta State

Fierce looking cultists, during the weekend, attacked Eku Police Station in Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State, and allegedly vandalized property worth millions of naira before setting free inmates at the station cell. It was gathered that the cultists also sacked Eku Community with guns, cutlasses, axes and bottles, leaving passers-by scamper for… Read More Suspected cultists attack police station, free inmates in Delta State