Two dead, four injured following shooting at University of North Carolina

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte lifted a campus lockdown on Wednesday morning, a day after a gunman killed two people and wounded four on the school’s last day of classes for the semester. Police in Charlotte charged UNC Charlotte student Trystan Andrew Terrell, 22, with two counts of murder and four of attempted… Read More Two dead, four injured following shooting at University of North Carolina

Nigerian engineering regulatory body COREN elects Mr Ali Rabiu as new president

Ali Rabiu, a former Vice President of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has emerged as the new President of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN). A statement by Ojonugwa Haruna, the COREN Head of Public Relations, said Mr Rabiu was elected at an extraordinary council meeting of COREN. She said… Read More Nigerian engineering regulatory body COREN elects Mr Ali Rabiu as new president

Gunman killed during shootout following robbery at Albanian international airport

Police killed one of several gunmen in an exchange of fire on Tuesday after they broke into Albania’s international airport and drove away with a shipment of money, police said. The masked and armed thieves smashed through an entrance used by the fire services to get access to the cash shipment and fled with the… Read More Gunman killed during shootout following robbery at Albanian international airport

2018 Top 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians Finalists Announced

Leading PR & rating agency, Avance Media has announced finalists for the 3rd edition of its prestigious annual ranking focused on young people dubbed: 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians. According to Prince Akpah, MD of Avance Media, this year’s list features young people who have made remarkable contributions towards their respective fields which has extended… Read More 2018 Top 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians Finalists Announced

Finnish game maker Supercell launches tuition-free software programming school

Finland’s Supercell, maker of the Clash of Clans mobile game, said on Wednesday it would fund a new software programming school free of tuition fees to be established in Helsinki next year, to combat a lack of skilled coders. “Supercell is funding it entirely for the first five years,” Chief Executive Ilkka Paananen told a… Read More Finnish game maker Supercell launches tuition-free software programming school

U.S. considering tougher checks, restrictions of Chinese students over espionage fears

The Trump administration is considering new background checks and other restrictions on Chinese students in the United States over growing espionage concerns, U.S. officials and congressional sources said. In June, the U.S. State Department shortened the length of visas for Chinese graduate students studying aviation, robotics and advanced manufacturing to one year from five. U.S.… Read More U.S. considering tougher checks, restrictions of Chinese students over espionage fears