Former Nigerian President Shehu Shagari dies at 93

Former Nigerian President Shehu Shagari is dead. He passed away at the National Hospital Abuja on Friday. He was aged 93. The news was broken by the Governor of Sokoto State , Aminu Tambuwal, on his Twitter handle. Shehu Usman Shagari was born in 1925 in Shagari village founded by his great-grandfather, Ahmadu Rufa’i, who… Read More Former Nigerian President Shehu Shagari dies at 93

Hackers steal information of almost 1000 North Korean defectors

The personal information of nearly 1,000 North Koreans who defected to South Korea has been leaked after unknown hackers got access to a resettlement agency’s database, the South Korean Unification Ministry said on Friday. The ministry said it discovered last week that the names, birth dates and addresses of 997 defectors had been stolen through… Read More Hackers steal information of almost 1000 North Korean defectors

Vietnamese court orders ride-hailing firm Grab to pay compensation to local taxi operator

A Vietnamese court on Friday ordered ride-hailing firm Grab to pay 4.8 billion dong (an equivalent of $206,985) in compensation to a local taxi operator, ending an 18-month-long legal battle between the two firms, a Grab spokesman and state media reports said. The case is a rare instance of a taxi firm suing a ride-hailing… Read More Vietnamese court orders ride-hailing firm Grab to pay compensation to local taxi operator

Power outages, sky lit with bright blue light following transformer explosion in New York

A transformer explosion at an electric power substation in the New York City borough of Queens lit up the night sky with a bright blue light on Thursday, mystifying some residents, but officials said no one was injured in the incident. “There was a boom and a bang and a flash of light,” said Jim… Read More Power outages, sky lit with bright blue light following transformer explosion in New York