Coronavirus: death toll rises to 9 in China

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The Witcher is on track to be Netflix’s biggest TV series of all-time

Several million people have tossed a coin to their Witcher, according to Netflix’s fourth quarter earnings report that just released on Tuesday (January 21). According to a letter the streaming service sent to shareholders, some 76 million subscribers watched the first season of the show, making it one of the company’s most popular first seasons[...]

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Kano PDP chairman dumps party for APC

Rabiu Sulaiman Bichi, the caretaker committee Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano state has dumped the party and joined the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Bichi, a very close ally of Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso and also one-time secretary to the Kano state government, decided to dump the PDP for APC for reasons[...]

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Tesla crosses $100 billion stock market valuation in extended trading

Tesla Inc became the first $100 billion publicly listed U.S. carmaker in extended trading on Tuesday, in a sign of Wall Street’s confidence in an all-electric future. The milestone comes less than a month after Tesla’s stock crossed $420, the infamous price at which Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk had tweeted he would take the[...]

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Republicans vote in favour of impeachment trial rules, ending day one

Republicans voted in favour of Senate leader Mitch McConnell’s proposed rules for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. The resolution passed in the early hours of Wednesday morning in a 53 to 47 vote that was along strict party lines. The resolution established the overall rules for the trial. It sets the stage for[...]

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Amazon boss Jeff Bezos’s phone ‘hacked by Saudi crown prince’

Exclusive  investigation suggests Washington Post owner was targeted five months before murder of Jamal Khashoggi. The Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos had his mobile phone “hacked” in 2018 after receiving a WhatsApp message that had apparently been sent from the personal account of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, sources have told the Guardian. The encrypted[...]

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Coronavirus: death toll rises to 9 in China

The death toll from a new flu-like coronavirus in China rose to nine on Wednesday with 440 confirmed cases, Chinese health officials said as authorities stepped up efforts to control the outbreak by discouraging public gatherings in Hubei province. Another 2,197 people who came into contact with infected people were isolated, with 765 so far[...]

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MURIC condemns killing of CAN Chairman, Andimi

An Islamic group, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has condemned the murder of Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa, describing it as horrendous, ungodly and barbaric. The MURIC director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, in a statement issued and signed in Lagos on Wednesday, said that[...]

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Facebook’s digital currency threatened as Vodafone becomes the latest partner to leave Facebook’s Libra digital currency coalition

Telecommunications operator Vodafone has left Facebook's Libra Association, the group confirmed on Tuesday. The British company is the eighth to abandon Facebook's digital currency project, joining the likes of Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, eBay, Stripe, Booking Holdings and Mercado Pago. The departure was first reported by CoinDesk. Read the excerpts from the report here: "We can confirm that Vodafone is no longer a member of the[...]

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Harry and Meghan threaten legal action over Canada photographs

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have issued a warning over continued harassment by paparazzi photographers as they start their new life in Canada out of the spotlight. It comes after images of Meghan were published in the media showing her taking a stroll through a public park on Vancouver Island. The duchess can be[...]

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18 high profiled looters will soon be extradited by EFCC – Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu on Tuesday January 21, said that 18 high profiled looters will soon be extradited to different parts of the world to answer corruption charges.    Magu who disclosed that the fight against corruption will be renewed this year, revealed the anti-graft agency will also[...]

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Iranian MP offers $3 million reward for “whoever kills Trump”

 An Iranian lawmaker offered a $3 million reward to anyone who killed U.S. President Donald Trump and said Iran could avoid threats if it had nuclear arms, ISNA news agency reported on Tuesday amid Tehran’s latest standoff with Washington. Tensions have steadily escalated since Trump pulled Washington out of Tehran’s nuclear agreement with world powers[...]

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Breaking: Boko Haram Executes Abducted CAN Chairman in Adamawa

Boko haram's war of terror on Nigeria has just escalated with the execution of the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Reverend Lawan Andimi. A source authoritatively told SaharaReporters that the clergyman was killed on Monday. Andimi was abducted in early January when the insurgents attacked his village.[...]

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