US adds hacktivists, social media manipulators to top intel threats

The US counter-spy agency on Monday said that cyber and surveillance technology advances have multiplied the intelligence threat to the country, putting hacktivists and online manipulators on a par with venerable foe Russia. The biennial National Counterintelligence Strategy for the first time singled out anti-secrecy organisations, independent hackers and Islamic extremist groups as espionage threats […]

UPDATED: N441 trillion e-payments executed in 2019 – CBN

Nduka Chiejina (Assistant Editor) Figures just released from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has shown that over ₦441 trillion e-payment transactions were executed in 2019. According to a table of e-payments released by the CBN, titled, “industry e payment figures for January to December 2019”, over 90 billion transactions were carried out within the […]

Samsung’s Galaxy Home Mini caught on video ahead of rumored Wednesday release

    A whole host of images, videos, and screenshots of Samsung’s Galaxy Home Mini have been posted online by XDA-Developers’ Max Weinbach, giving us our most detailed look yet at Samsung’s unreleased smart speaker. In a page that was subsequently taken down, Samsung previously said the device will be released on February 12th, one day after its Galaxy […]

Many feared dead as Boko Haram attacks Auno town

  By Duku JOEL, Maiduguri   An unspecified number of people have been reported killed in a night attack on Auno town by some suspected Boko Haram elements. Eyewitnesses disclosed that a large number of vehicles loaded with goods, shops and houses   were also set ablaze by the suspected insurgents who sneaked into the town […]

JUST IN: Longjan, Plateau South senator is dead

The Senator representing Plateau South Senatorial District of Nigeria,  Ignatius Longjan, is dead. According to Punch, this was disclosed on Monday, by a senator who pleads anonymity “Yes,  the man is dead but it is either his family, the Plateau State Government or the President of the Senate that could give an official statement on […]

5 interesting ways to survive Lagos hustle

As we all know it, Lagos seems to be one of the most difficult places to live in Nigeria. Our own private New York. Starting from the traffic, that is nothing to write home about. Then are we going to talk about the hustle and bustle, the fumes from the cars, the humid air and […]

Oscars 2020 winners: The full list of results

Parasite wins best picture, Joaquin Phoenix wins best actor for Joker and Renée Zellweger takes home best actress.   We made it. After more than three hours of Oscars fare, from red carpet proceedings and Billie Eilish memes, to entertaining speeches and triumphant wins (mainly for Parasite), Hollywood’s biggest night is done and dusted. It turns out these handy and totally accurate […]

6 Weird Things Ladies Do After A Break Up

Ladies, ladies, ladies! I am sure this doesn’t sound very strange to you because most of us have gone through a heartbreak at one point in our lives. Remember how it felt? Most women can testify that they are guilty of at least one of these. Check out 6 crazy things ladies do after a […]

POP FOCUS FOR THE WEEK – TINO PAYSON

A fast rising artiste, Tino Payson is our Pop Focus for the week. The talented crooner came by Popcentral Tv to speak a little bit about what he has been up to and what inspired his new single titled “Monday”. Tino Payson whose real names are Habeeb Adusalami Lawal was born and bred in Lagos […]

India Arie, Burna Boy to feature in our new album – Sauti Sol

Kenyan artists, Sauti Sol has disclosed that he will be bringing on Burna Boy, Sho Madjozi and Indie Arie on his new album titled Midnight Train. This was disclosed on Monday while speaking with Milele Fm presenters, Alex and Jalas. During the interview, he said the album was recorded in different parts of the world […]