Dozens killed as Saudi-led airstrikes hit Sanaa military police camp

Saudi-led coalition aircraft struck a military police camp in the Houthi-controlled Yemeni capital Sanaa on Wednesday, killing at least 39 people and wounding 90 more, including some prisoners, an official and witnesses said. The strike is part of an air campaign by the Western-backed coalition on the Iran-allied Houthis that has escalated since the Houthis… Read More Dozens killed as Saudi-led airstrikes hit Sanaa military police camp

Apple to invest $390million in chip company Finisar

Apple Inc. said on Wednesday it would invest $390 million in Finisar Corp., which it will use to build out a plant in Texas to make chips that power popular iPhone features such as face ID, animojis and portrait-mode selfies. The award will be part of Apple’s $1 billion ‘Advanced Manufacturing Fund’ to foster innovation… Read More Apple to invest $390million in chip company Finisar

NNPC threatens to seal, distribute products of filling stations hoarding petroleum products

The Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, Tuesday said the Federal Government would adopt what he termed aggressive measure to tackle the ongoing artificial scarcity of petroleum products across the country. According to him, part of the approach was the directive to the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to… Read More NNPC threatens to seal, distribute products of filling stations hoarding petroleum products

Lagos State Government seal offices of major commercial transport companies

Lagos State Government on Tuesday sealed off the premises of Chisco Transport, Ifex Express Limited, GUO Transport, and other major commercial transport operators in Jibowu area of Yaba, Lagos. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Olufemi Salami, acting on the approval of the Acting Commissioner for Transportation, Anofiu Elegushi, said the move has become imperative in… Read More Lagos State Government seal offices of major commercial transport companies

Google to launch artificial intelligence research center in China

​ Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Wednesday it is opening an artificial intelligence (AI) research center in China to target the country’s local talent, even as the U.S. search firm’s products remain blocked in the country. Google said in a statement the research center is the first of its kind in Asia and will comprise… Read More Google to launch artificial intelligence research center in China

FIFA orders forfeiture of match against Algeria, fines Super Eagles for fielding ineligible player

The world governing football body FIFA has slammed a heavy fine on Nigeria for fielding an ineligible player against Algeria in a Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier. The disciplinary committee of the body in a statement on Tuesday slammed a princely sum of CHF 6,000 (an equivalent of N2.17 million) on the three-time African champions.… Read More FIFA orders forfeiture of match against Algeria, fines Super Eagles for fielding ineligible player

Jailed paralympian Oscar Pistorius injured in prison brawl

Oscar Pistorius has been injured in a prison brawl after allegedly starting a fight with another inmate while waiting to use a pay phone. The 31-year-old paralympian, who had his murder sentence more than doubled last month, was queuing to use the phone at Atteridgeville Correctional Centre, near Pretoria, when he reportedly began fighting with… Read More Jailed paralympian Oscar Pistorius injured in prison brawl