STUDENTS OUT OF SCHOOLS DURING CORONA VIRUS

Schools and universities in Iran will be closed until early April because of the deadly coronavirus outbreak, the health minister said Thursday. “People should not consider this as an opportunity to go traveling. They should stay home and take our warnings seriously,” Saeed Namaki said at a televised press conference. Meanwhile, Iran on Thursday reported […]

POLICE UNCOVER BABY FACTORY IN OGUN STATE

Police operatives in Ogun State have discovered a suspected baby-making home at Imedu Olori area of Mowe in Obafemi Owode local government area of the State. This was contained in a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi. According to the statement, the baby factory was discovered when one […]

IMF provides $50bn to fight coronavirus outbreak

The International Monetary Fund has announced $50bn (£39bn) in funding for countries hit by the coronavirus. The organization also warned that the outbreak had already pushed this year’s global economic growth below last year’s levels. The emergency measure came after the virus has spread rapidly outside China to more than 70 countries. This week governments […]

Mayorkun drops visuals for viral hit ‘Geng’

Adewale Emmanuel, Nigerian singer better known as Mayorkun, has come through with the visuals for ‘Geng’, his latest single. The gifted musician took to his social media page on Wednesday to announce the release of the video to his numerous fans. “Geng! Video out now,” he wrote on Instagram. The 25-year-old singer had on Tuesday […]

Finance minister says FG may review 2020 budget due to COVID-19

THE Federal Government yesterday said COVID-19, otherwise known as coronavirus, has negatively impacted the country’s revenue which could lead to a review of the 2020 budget. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting presided […]

Ronaldinho Arrested In Paraguay For Allegedly Having A Fake Passport

Ronaldinho has reportedly been arrested in Paraguay for allegedly using ‘false documentation’ in the form of a fake passport. The Brazilian legend was questioned alongside his brother Roberto on Wednesday evening according to La Nacion. Passports were reportedly found in their hotel room which had the duo’s personal information listed with their nationality as Paraguayan. Ronaldinho […]

Anthony Levandowski ordered to pay $179 million to Google

Anthony Levandowski,  the engineer and autonomous vehicle startup founder who was at the center of a trade secrets lawsuit between Uber and Waymo, has been ordered to pay $179 million to end a contract dispute over his departure from Google. Reuters was the first to report the court order. An arbitration panel ruled in December that Levandowski and Lior Ron […]

Google Assistant on Android can now read entire web pages to you

Just a few weeks back at CES, Google gave a sneak peek of a feature that would let your Android devices read entire web pages aloud to you — perfect for when you don’t have a hand free to scroll but still need to catch up on some text, or for when you just don’t feel […]

US offers N2.5bn for information on Boko Haram leader, Shekau

The United States Department of State is offering a reward of up to $7m (N2.5bn) for information leading to the arrest of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau. The Rewards for Justice Program, which is the counterterrorism rewards program of the US Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service, said this in a tweet on its official […]