• Trump to place travel restrictions on Nigeria, six others.

    Trump to place travel restrictions on Nigeria, six others.0

    United State President Donald Trump is planning to place travel restrictions to Nigeria and other six African and Asian countries, the Wall Street Journal reported.   Government officials who have seen the list said new restrictions would apply to travelers and immigrants from Nigeria, Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Sudan and Tanzania.   A senior Trump

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  • ICC: Group commends Nigerian government’s effort in tackling threats to humanity

    ICC: Group commends Nigerian government’s effort in tackling threats to humanity0

    ….calls for consideration of facts against Boko Haram, IMN others.   Contrary to preliminary examination activities by the International Criminal Court that its prosecutor could press three cases against the Nigerian government, the Global Amnesty Watch (GWA) has commended the Nigerian government for its effort in tackling threats to humanity. The international humanitarian organization made

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  • Russia hacked Ukrainian gas firm in Trump impeachment: US cyber firm

    Russia hacked Ukrainian gas firm in Trump impeachment: US cyber firm0

    Russian spies hacked a Ukrainian energy company at the center of the impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump, a cybersecurity firm said Monday. Russia’s GRU spy agency launched a “phishing” attack in November to access the email of Burisma Holdings employees, California cyber firm Area 1 Security said in a report. “The timing of

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  • Ukraine passenger jet crashes in Iran, killing at least 180

    Ukraine passenger jet crashes in Iran, killing at least 1800

    A Ukrainian airliner carrying at least 170 people crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran on Wednesday, killing all on board, Iran state media reported The Boeing 737 had left Tehran’s international airport bound for Kiev, semi-official news agency ISNA said. “Obviously it is impossible that passengers” on flight PS-752 are alive, Red Crescent head Morteza

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  • Global spending on robotics, drones to hit $128.7bn

    Global spending on robotics, drones to hit $128.7bn0

    Femi Asu Worldwide spending on robotics systems and drones will increase by 17.1 per cent to reach $128.7bn in 2020, according to a new report by the International Data Corporation. The IDC, in its ‘Worldwide Robotics and Drones Spending Guide,’ forecast that the spending would reach $241.4bn by 2023 with a compound annual growth rate

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  • TETFUND: 21 CSOs dismiss calls for Bogoro’s investigation as diversionary plot to derail crusade for transparency

    TETFUND: 21 CSOs dismiss calls for Bogoro’s investigation as diversionary plot to derail crusade for transparency0

    Not lesser than 21 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has dismissed calls for the investigation of Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust fund (TETFUND), Professor Suleiman Bogoro, describing it as “diversionary plot to derail crusade for transparency”. The CSOs was led by Advocates of Social Justice for All (ASJA), Coalition for Transparency and Accountability (CTA) and Equity

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