Wall Street Journal reporter, Evan Gershkovich is jailed for 16 years by Russian court on ‘espionage’ charges

Wall Street Journal reporter, Evan Gershkovich is jailed for 16 years by Russian court on ‘espionage’ charges

US reporter, Evan Gershkovich has been jailed for 16 years by a Russian court after being found guilty of espionage charges. The court in Yekaterinburg announced the guilty verdict and sentencing on Friday afternoon, July 19. Gershkovich, a 32-year-old American was first arrested last March while on a reporting trip in the city of Yekaterinburg,…

Global IT outage grounds aviation, media and financial services

Global IT outage grounds aviation, media and financial services

A major global cyber outage has disrupted operations for airlines, banks, and media outlets across multiple countries, including Singapore, the United States, and Australia. The IT outage, which began early Friday, has caused significant service interruptions worldwide. Several airports and airlines have reported issues with their IT systems, leading to grounded flights and delays. Sydney…

I am an unofficial member of APC. My spirit has left PDP – Reinstated Edo Deputy Governor

I am an unofficial member of APC. My spirit has left PDP – Reinstated Edo Deputy Governor

Philip Shaibu, recently reinstated as the deputy governor of Edo State, has revealed that he now considers himself “an unofficial member” of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Shaibu made this disclosure during an interview on Arise TV’s Good Morning Show on Friday, July  This announcement follows a federal high court ruling in Abuja on Wednesday,…

Your crying is right but the solution is not found in carrying placard like smaller countries like Kenya. We are the Giants of Africa- House of Reps dep speaker, Ben Kalu, appeals to Nigerians

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Benjamin Kalu, has appealed to Nigerians to shun going on any protest over the current economic hardship saying Nigeria is the giant of Africa and cannot be carrying placards and lining up the streets in protest like small African countries. While speaking during plenary on Thursday, July…

Nigeria’s Economy is not collapsing. Far from it – Reno Omokri knocks Dele Momodu

Nigeria’s Economy is not collapsing. Far from it – Reno Omokri knocks Dele Momodu

Reno Omokri has kicked against Dele Momodu’s position that Nigeria’s economy is falling apart.  Dele had released an open letter to President Tinubu on Thursday, July 18 in which he raised alarm over the state of the Nation with particular reference to the falling economy. In a post shared on X, Reno argued that the…

Police arrest 13-year-old suspected bandits’ informant in Katsina

Police arrest 13-year-old suspected bandits’ informant in Katsina

The Katsina State Command has arrested a 13-year-old boy, suspected to be providing information to armed bandits.   The spokesperson of the command, ASP Abubakar Sadiq-Aliyu, disclosed made this known in a statement on Friday, July 19, 2024.    “On July 3, the command, in collaboration with members of the Katsina State Community Watch Corps…

Police arrest three for cultism and m@rder in Osun

Police arrest three for cultism and m@rder in Osun

The Osun State Police Command has arrested three suspected members of a cult group for kidnapping and k!lling two people.  The suspects, Olabode Owoeye (32), popularly known as Bode Itaapa; Mukaila Lateef (45) and David Samuel (26), were arrested with pump action guns and a Beretta pistol in their possession. Spokeswoman of the command, SP…