Sunday, May 26, 2019

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Facebook on Wednesday March 13, 2019 suffered partial outage that affected many users around the world. The outage which started at about 11am PST lasted over 20 hours. The outage is believed to be the biggest interruption ever suffered...
On February 28, approximately 3,200 lbs. of cocaine, with an estimated street value of $77,000,000, was seized at the Port of New York/Newark in a joint operation involving U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the U. S. Coast...
Forbes has released its annual world’s richest list, and 13 of them out of the 2,153 people listed are blacks. This is an increase from 2018 that had 11 blacks on the list. The list shows that the U.S. has...
The number of extremely poor Nigerians has risen to 91.6 million, according to the World Poverty Clock. What this means is that about half of Nigeria’s population now live in extreme poverty and desperately need help. The World Poverty Clock had...
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is accusing National Enquirer owner of “extortion and blackmail” over leaked naked photos. The world’s richest man published a bombshell in a blog post Medium Thursday, where he claims the National Enquirer, owned by American Media, threatened to...
A Facebook engineering manager who ran a major open-source project called React announced via Twitter on Jan. 11 that she was quitting—days after alleging that she’d been harassed by colleagues. Four days before announcing her resignation, Sophie Alpert, who identifies...
American singer, Adam Levine and his wife Behati Prinsloo have some brand new digs. The couple just acquired the Pacific Palisades mansion of recently divorced Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck for $32 million, according to TMZ. The 3.1-acre scenic property sits on a hill in the Los Angeles neighborhood and...
From a gold-plated toilet to a king sized bed and even a gym, these astonishing pictures show the lavish interior of one of Vladimir Putin's private jets. This was the jet that Putin used during his historic meeting with Trump in the...
Mr. Pascal Dozie founded and nurtured Diamond Bank from 1991 to 2005. After growing the bank to an enviable height for 14 years, he relinquished the Chief Executive position to Mr Emeka Onwuka at the end of 2005. His...
Below are details and photos of the most expensive house in the world which was reportedly put for sale over a year ago for $1.1 billion in France. There is no buyer yet at the time of this report. Villa...
Facebook has reportedly fired a conservative public relations firm that was, among other work, digging up dirt on its competitors.  The Republican-leaning communications consultancy was accused of trying to smear the billionaire investor George Soros on Facebook’s behalf. On Thursday, Facebook...
Facebook is free to join and is beneficial in many ways, but to Kaitlyn Walls, Facebook threw her out of work. Kaitlyn Walls, a 30-year-old mom who lives in The Colony, a suburb north of Dallas, told CBS-DFW that she was...
The death toll in wildfires sweeping across California has risen to nearly 100, with more than 1,300 people still missing, officials said. The blaze which started on Thursday, November 8, 2018 near Thousand Oaks, about 40 miles (64km) north-west of...
Iran did not receive the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions on Monday with open arms, raising Mideast tensions as America’s maximalist approach to the Islamic Republic takes hold. A statement from the nations President Hassan Rouhani said that the nation...
The federal government of Nigeria has urged Nigerians through the Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) to accept their proposed new minimum wage of N24,000 ($65) a month, considering the capacity and ability of the...
EBay has filed a lawsuit against Amazon, accusing the US Retail giant of illegally poaching sellers from its marketplace. It says Amazon representatives abused eBay's internal email system to contact sellers - a violation of the marketplace's policies. The online auction giant claims Amazon...
Aliko Dangote has revealed that at 61, he is not getting any younger and is willing to take a new wife. Speaking with David Piling in a Financial Times interview, "Lunch with FT," monitored by The Cable, the multi-billionaire, who is Africa's richest...
The World Bank President, Jim Yong Kim, has admitted that the financial institution’s advice to Nigeria caused problems in health, education sectors. The World Bank says it “has to take some responsibility” for advising Nigeria and other African countries to...
Africa’s youngest billionaire, Mohammed Dewji, was kidnapped on Thursday morning by gunmen in Tanzania’s economic capital Dar es Salaam, officials said. Mohammed Dewji, 43, who heads the MeTL Group which operates in about 10 countries with interests in agriculture to insurance,...

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