Wednesday, 30 September 2015
A 28-pound bale of Marijuana with an estimated street value of $10,000 reportedly crashed through the roof of an Arizona family’s garage and landed in an empty dog cage earlier this month, in the latest case of drones smuggling narcotics into America.
Next time you go for an MRI scan, remember that the doctor might not be the only one who sees your results.Thousands of medical devices, including MRI scanners, X-ray, machines and drug infusion pumps, are vulnerable to hacking, creating significant health risks for patients, security researchers said this week.
Monday, 28 September 2015
Saturday, 26 September 2015
Suspected Boko Haram terrorists invaded three communities of Sabon Gari, Kafin Hausa and Bakin Dutse of Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State, leaving scores of people mostly returning farmers and herdsmen dead after setting ablaze their residential houses. The attacks were said to have lasted for three days and over 50 houses burnt.
Friday, 25 September 2015
The White House said on Thursday that it would send up to $45 million in defence services, including military training, to support African countries in their fight against the militant Islamist group Boko Haram.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on September 21, 2015 arraigned one Amadi Jude before Justice Emmanuel Obile of the Federal High Court Calabar, Cross River State on a 12-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence.
A stampede during one of the last rituals of the Hajj -- the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca -- has killed more than 700 people and injured nearly 900 others in Saudi Arabia.
Thursday, 24 September 2015
Wednesday, 23 September 2015
Tuesday, 22 September 2015
Just as the killing of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe by a US dentist - Walter Palmer sparked global outcry against illegal poaching of endangered animals in Africa and a Cause for the preservation of such species, the harrowing image of the dead body of an innocent 3-year old boy - Aylan Kurdi in a beach in Turkey heightened the debate on immigration and brought the plight of refugees to the front burner.
Monday, 21 September 2015
A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation and former presidential aspirant, Chief Olu Falae, who was kidnapped a while ago are demanding the payment of N100million ransom for his release, an associate of the politician has said.
Maiduguri (Nigeria) (AFP) - Boko Haram carried out its deadliest attacks on the key northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri since President Muhammadu Buhari came to power, killing scores in a series of coordinated bomb blasts.
Sunday, 20 September 2015
Gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram militants on Friday resurfaced along Maiduguri-Damaturu highway, where they waylaid two passenger buses and killed scores on board, security and witnesses said.
Boko Haram Leader - Shekau Release New Audio, Dismisses Army Victories, Calls President Buhari A Liar
Saturday, 19 September 2015
Eight suspected Boko Haram terrorists on Saturday surrendered themselves to troops of 21 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, the army said.
Nigeria's military said it had rescued 90 people, including women and children, after dislodging Boko Haram Islamists from two villages in the country's restive northeast.
Friday, 18 September 2015
Thursday, 17 September 2015
Mrs.Toyin Nwosu, the wife of the Deputy Managing Director of the Sun Publishing Limited, Mr. Steve Nwosu has been released by her abductors.
More than 100 gunmen on Tuesday night invaded Kadunung village in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, killing 18 people and injuring others.
About Seven operatives of the Department of State Services had been reportedly killed in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State.
Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima has announced the creation of a new ministry that would take care of Boko Haram Victims (IDPs) in the state.
Wednesday, 16 September 2015
NINE persons have been killed in Sarki-Kudu village of Ibi Local Government Council of Taraba State following a reprisal attack said to have been carried out by Fulani herdsmen on the Tiv community.
President Muhammadu Buhari hinted yesterday that the federal government was currently negotiating with Boko Haram to secure the release of the over 200 schoolgirls abducted in Chibok, Borno State, last year.
MAIDUGURI—Cholera outbreak in three Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camps within Maiduguri, Borno State, have left 16 people dead and 172 in critical conditions, with World Health Organization, WHO, and UNICEF battling the epidemic.
Tuesday, 15 September 2015
Unknown gunmen have reportedly abducted the son of the newly appointed Vice Chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt, Prof. Ndowa Laale.
Monday, 14 September 2015
Sunday, 13 September 2015
Fresh facts have emerged on how suspected members of the Jama’atu Ahliss-Sunnah Lidda’awati Wal Jihad (Western education is evil), popularly referred to as Boko Haram, were able to perpetrate Friday’s dastardly bombing that claimed about 12 lives and injuring many more at the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camp in Malkohi, Yola, Adamawa State.
Saturday, 12 September 2015
A Daily Trust newspaper investigation has revealed that the renewed efforts of the Nigerian military currently fighting to restore law and order across the North-East is yielding good results as the Boko Haram sect is apparently gasping for breath and desperately conscripting just about anyone they can lay their hands on, especially at remote areas of Borno State.
Notwithstanding the excitement about the possible benefits of the Internet of Things, a slew of warnings have been sounded by IT pros, vendors and analysts about looming security threats. Now you can add the FBI to that list of those cautioning enthusiasts.
Unless we snap out of it soon, the legacy of 9/11 in America will be a chronic, irrational fear of terrorism that will continue to sanction wasteful spending, tragically futile military adventures and growing compromises of our civil liberties and international principles.
The British drone strike that killed a number of Isis fighters, including two British citizens, has raised questions, including how David Cameron’s government arrived at its decision to kill its target, the British jihadi Reyaad Khan. The Guardian (UK) looks at some of the questions raised by the military action.
Friday, 11 September 2015
Latest report reaching us have it that at least 7 people were killed while about 20 sustained various degrees of injuries as a result of the bomb blast that went off at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp at Malkoli in Adamawa State, North-East Nigeria.
The U.S. Embassy in Chad has been shuttered since Tuesday and will remain closed through Friday, Sept. 11, due to a credible terrorist threat from the Boko Haram terrorist group, a military source tells Fox News.
Thursday, 10 September 2015
Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Wednesday disclosed in Fufore, Adamawa State, that it had received another 650 Nigerians sent back home from Cameroun Republic.
A 42-year old Israeli expat - Mr. Nir Rosmarin, who was working for a construction firm and said to be active in the Jewish community of Abuja, Nigeria has died after being shot in the head while trying to flee a group of assailants.
Wednesday, 9 September 2015
Barely twenty-four hours after the two Okpoama chiefs that were kidnapped last week in the mangrove swamp of Bayelsa East senatorial district regained their freedom, gunmen struck again Wednesday in the riverside town of Sagbama and abducted the Special Adviser on Political Matters to the Bayelsa Governor, Chief executive of Wilson.
A 'House' Divided Against Itself? Nigeria Police Arraigns Sergeant, Three Others for ‘Kidnapping’ Fellow Policemen
The Anti-Pipeline Unit of the Police on Tuesday arraigned four men, including a police sergeant, at the Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly kidnapping nine policemen at Arepo, near Ikorodu in Lagos.
Tuesday, 8 September 2015
At least 350 British jihadis are back in the UK after fighting and plotting terror attacks in the ISIS - 'braincell' of Syria, the government warned today.
A bug discovered in the WhatsApp web extension could allow hackers to take remote control of users' computers with just their phone number, a security firm has warned
Monday, 7 September 2015
Terror Alert! Military Uncovers Plans By Boko Haram To Attack Nigeria's Capital Abuja, Insurgents Already 'Inside' Capital
The Nigerian military has uncovered a plot by terror group Boko Haram to attack the capital Abuja. The news came a few days after the country's intelligence warned that dozens of people linked to the Islamist outfit had been arrested in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial hub, suggesting that the insurgence could spread beyond the country's north.
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Sunday, 6 September 2015
Saturday, 5 September 2015
Calabar – Mr Asuquo Ekpenyong-Ekpe, the older brother to Mr Ekpenyong Ita, the immediate past Director General of the Department of State Sevices (DSS) has been abducted by unknown gunmen.
Nigerian Conman Who Defrauded Pensioners of £5million Through a Sophisticated ‘Lottery Win’ Scam Weeps as He is Jailed in London
Godwin Nwaofor had a 'suckers list' of target victims to send bogus letters. The letters were sent by a ‘lottery agent’ targeting mainly American pensioners informing them they had won the Australian Lottery.
The State Security Service (SSS) on Thursday uncovered “stockpiles of United States dollars” from the Akwa Ibom State Government House in Uyo, the state capital, during a surprise raid, top security sources have told PREMIUM TIMES.