Dorothy Akpovwa

How 19-year-old Nigerian student triggered ‘food storm’ in New York University

OBINNA EZUGWU A random social media post by Dorothy Akpovwa, 19-year-old Nigerian student of New York University (NYU), United States, complaining about poor quality of...
Malian troops

Mali president, prime minister ‘arrested’

OBINNA EZUGWU Mutineering soldiers in Mali on Tuesday said they have detained President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse. “We can tell you that...
Malian troops

Gunfire heard at Mali army base, concern mount over possible military coup

Gunfire was heard on Tuesday at an army base outside Mail’s capital Bamako as the Norwegian Embassy and a security source said a possible...
Graham Clark

Teenager, in custody for Twitter’s July 15 hack

Adebayo Obajemu(With agency report) Finally, the Florida Police Department has announced the arrest of Graham Clark, the 17-year-old alleged mastermind of the July 15 Twitter...
Jair Bolsonaro

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for Covid-19

President Jair Bolsonaro disclosed Tuesday that he has the new coronavirus, a development that turbocharged the debate over his cavalier handling of a pandemic...
Pierre Nkurunziza

Burundi president Nkurunziza dies of heart failure at 55

OBINNA EZUGWU Long serving Burundian President, Pierre Nkurunziza has died of heart failure, the government said Tuesday. He was aged 55. “The Government of the Republic...

Facebook’s employees frown at Zuckerberg’s stance on President Trump’s post

Adebayo Obajemu For the second time in less than a month, Mark Zukerberg, Facebook founder is at odds with many Americans. His stance on topical issues...

Facebook tackles Twitter on Trump’s Fact-check,

...as Trump threatens executive order Adebayo Obajemu (with agency report) For fact-checking his tweets, President Donald Trump has accussed Twitter of interfering in U.S. elections Last week,...

Lawsuit claims 10 big banks rigged market for ‘odd-lot’ U.S. corporate bonds

By Jonathan Stempel Ten of the world's largest banks, including JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America, have been sued for allegedly conspiring over nearly 14...

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