Policeman, bank worker killed as armed robbers attack bank in Ekiti 

​Suspected armed robbers on Tuesday attacked an old generation bank in Ilawe-Ekiti, headquarters of Ekiti Southwest Local Government Area of Ekiti State. In the operation that lasted over one hour, the robbers killed a policeman and a bank worker. Another bank worker was also reportedly shot by the bandits in the arm. An eyewitness said… Read More Policeman, bank worker killed as armed robbers attack bank in Ekiti 

President Muhammadu Buhari approves N10billion for renovation of villages affected by herdsmen mayhem

​President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N10billion for the renovation of villages ravaged by herdsmen in Benue and other Nigerian states. Buhari also promised to do all within his purview to ensure the killing of innocent citizens by the herdsmen came to an end in no distant time. Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, made this disclosure… Read More President Muhammadu Buhari approves N10billion for renovation of villages affected by herdsmen mayhem

Sixteen killed as highway overpass collapses in north India

A highway overpass that was under construction in north India collapsed Tuesday, killing at least 16 people when an immense concrete slab slammed down onto the crowded road below, disaster officials said. More people were feared trapped after the collapse occurred in the city of Varanasi, crushing at least four cars, a motorcycle and a… Read More Sixteen killed as highway overpass collapses in north India

Renowned U.S. author and journalist Tom Wolfe dies at 88

Tom Wolfe, an early practitioner of new journalism who captured the mood and culture of America across five decades with books including ‘The Bonfire of the Vanities’, ‘The Right Stuff’, and ‘The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test’, has died at the age of 88, his agent said. Wolfe, who had a knack for coining phrases such… Read More Renowned U.S. author and journalist Tom Wolfe dies at 88

WhatsApp introduces new features for group chat

Messaging service WhatsApp rolled out new group-chat features on Tuesday, including more controls for administrators as well as regular group members. Users can now leave a group permanently to avoid being repeatedly added back after they have left, Facebook Inc-owned WhatsApp said in a blog post. Administrators can no longer be removed from a group… Read More WhatsApp introduces new features for group chat

Twitter revises strategy in fight against cyber trolls 

Twitter Inc on Tuesday revised its strategy for fighting abusive internet ‘trolls’, saying it would use behavioral signals to identify harassers on the social network and then limit the visibility of their tweets. San Francisco-based Twitter, known for freewheeling discussions since it was founded in 2006, has been trying to rid itself of harassment out… Read More Twitter revises strategy in fight against cyber trolls