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Uh uh! EFCC begins investigation into Obasanjo’s $16bn power project

Days after President Buhari spoke about the $16 billion power project embarked upon by the Olusegun Obasanjo administration, the EFCC Has reportedly set up a team to begin investigation on the project which many have described as a failed one. On Wednesday May 23rd, President Buhari while receiving the Buhari Support Organization, stated that a former president who embarked on a $16 billion power project with no result to show ... Read More »

24 passengers narrowly survive as two boats capsize in Lagos

At least 24 passengers escaped death on Friday evening when two boats collided and capsized in the Ojo area of Lagos State. The accident which occurred at about 7:45pm close to the Ojo Terminal involved two open fiber boats. Managing Director of the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Damilola Emmanuel, who confirmed the incident, said one of the boats was driving at full capacity with 22 passengers, while the other ... Read More »

Five Islamic State commanders captured, Trump reveals

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that five “most wanted” leaders of the Islamic State militant group had been captured, an apparent reference to the capture of five commanders of the militant group by Iraq. “Five Most Wanted leaders of ISIS just captured!” Trump wrote in a post on Twitter, providing no further details. Iraq had described the capture of the Islamic State commanders as “some of the most ... Read More »

Racism? : White student calls police on napping black schoolmate in Yale University

Yale University needs more work to become “truly inclusive,” a dean at the Ivy League school said after a white student there called police on a black classmate who had fallen asleep in their dormitory’s common area. “Incidents like that of last night remind us of the continued work needed to make Yale a truly inclusive place,” Lynn Cooley, the dean of Yale’s graduate school of arts and sciences, said ... Read More »

Chelsea Clinton Calls Former Press Secretary ‘Vile’ For Gross Tweet About Vanessa Trump

Chelsea Clinton may not be a fan of the Trump family, but that won’t stop her from defending them from gross attacks by her mother’s former press secretary. On Wednesday, Philippe Reines, former press secretary and senior adviser to former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, projected his sexual stereotypes about Latinos onto Donald Trump Jr. and his wife, Vanessa Trump, who are divorcing. “Vanessa being with a Latin King must’ve ... Read More »

Latest: Trump to meet with NKorea’s Kim in Singapore

President Donald Trump says he will meet with North Korea’s Kim Jong in Singapore on June 12. The president tweeted, “We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace!” Trump is providing details for the first time about the history-making meeting between a sitting American president and the leader of North Korea over denuclearization. He’d said he favored holding the meeting at the Demilitarized Zone, ... Read More »

Israel retaliates after Iran ‘fires 20 rockets’ at army in occupied Golan Heights

Arch-enemies Iran and Israel edged closer to all-out war on Thursday after Israel’s military said its positions in the Golan Heights were fired at with a barrage of Iranian rockets, prompting it to respond with extensive strikes targeting Tehran’s forces across Syria. The attack, if confirmed, would mark the first time Iran has fired rockets in a direct strike on Israeli forces, dramatically ratcheting up what has for years been ... Read More »

Facebook undergoes the biggest executive reshuffles in its history

Facebook is undergoing one of the biggest executive reshuffles in its history, the company announced internally today, Recode reports. Mark Zuckerberg is still the king of the castle, but everything below him is taking a different shape as WhatsApp, Messenger and Facebook’s core app get new leaders. Facebook has confirmed these changes to TechCrunch. The company has been reorganized into three main groups: “Family of Apps,” which encompasses Instagram, Facebook’s ... Read More »

Ex-CIA officer charged with conspiracy to commit espionage

A former CIA case officer was indicted by a federal grand jury on Tuesday on one count of conspiracy to gather or deliver national defense information to aid a foreign government, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced. A press release from the DOJ announced that Jerry Chun Shing Lee, a Hong Kong-born former CIA officer who left the agency in 2007, had been charged with attempting to provide documents and ... Read More »

Israel ‘launches airstrike on Iranian base in Syria’ as tensions escalate to brink of WAR

Syria on Tuesday said Israel carried out an attack on a military base south of Damascus, which was used by Iranian forces. According to reports, Israeli fighter jets entered Syrian airspace and struck Iranian missiles aimed at Israel. The military said it identified what it said was unusual movements of Iranian forces in Syria, and it believed those forces were preparing for an imminent retaliation against Israel. Earlier on Tuesday, ... Read More »

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