naija news today 230419

  1. Nigeria World News

    World Elizabeth Holmes, once one of America’s richest women, appears in court on fraud charges – Mail Online

    Elizabeth Holmes, the former multi-billion dollar healthcare start-up owner, has appeared at a California court for a hearing ahead of her upcoming fraud trial. It is the 35-year-old's first court appearance since last month's release of HBO's The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley about...
  2. Nigeria World News

    World GOLDMAN SACHS: Tesla’s ‘Autonomy Day’ was held to distract investors from the pressures the company is facing (TSLA) – Business Insider

    Tesla held its 'Autonomy Day' on Monday, where it detailed its plans for a robo-taxi network to compete with the ride-hailing giants Lyft and Uber. The company provided details on its hardware, software, and data capabilities, as well as prediction that the roll-out of the service may...
  3. Nigeria World News

    World Rajapaksa Rips ‘Pure Ignorance’ of Sri Lanka Leaders After Bombs – Yahoo News

    The brother of Sri Lanka’s former strongman leader Mahinda Rajapaksa slammed the government for neglecting national security issues ahead of Easter Sunday’s suicide bombings, and said it would lead to a power shift at the next election..... Read more via Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines –...
  4. Nigeria World News

    World Inside the Weird, and Booming, Industry of Online Influence – Wired

    In the past 10 years, “sponcon,” the business of getting paid to promote a company via your social media, has spread pandemic-like. Sponsored content may be obnoxious (and even morally questionable at times), but it’s plenty legal—as long as influencers cop to the fact that they’re being paid...
  5. Nigeria Business News

    Business A ‘Blockchain Bandit’ Is Guessing Private Keys and Scoring Millions – Wired

    Last summer, Adrian Bednarek was mulling over ways to steal the cryptocurrency Ethereum. He’s a security consultant; at the time, he was working for a client in the theft-plagued cryptocurrency industry. Bednarek had been drawn to Ethereum in particular because of its notorious complexity, and...
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Rivers Assembly takes position on Wike’s suspension of 12 council chairmen – Daily Post Nigeria

    Rivers State House of Assembly, on Tuesday approved the suspension of 12 council chairmen by Governor Nyesom Wike. The local government areas affected are.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – http://bit.ly/2UWLTB7 Get More Nigeria Political News
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics ‘Machiavellian, ignorant’: Four things Saraki said about Tinubu in his statement – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki on Monday reacted to the varied allegations made by the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress Ahmed Tinubu concerning his senate presidency tenure.... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – http://bit.ly/2KVCSDy Get More Nigeria...
  8. Nigeria World News

    World Teenager sues Apple for $1bn, claiming facial recognition led to false arrest (updated) – Engadget

    An 18-year-old from New York has filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Apple over a false arrest he says happened because of what he believes to be Apple’s face recognition system. NYPD officers arrested Ousmane Bah on November 29th after he was falsely linked to a series of Apple … Read more...
  9. Nigeria World News

    World Tim Cook says tech needs to be regulated or it could cause ‘great damage to society’ – The Verge

    Apple CEO Tim Cook suggested today that for the average person to have their data privacy protected, technology needs to be regulated by the government. “We all have to be intellectually honest, and we have to admit that what we’re doing isn’t working,” Cook said at the Time … Read more via...
  10. Nigeria World News

    World Facebook blocks could open the door to online censorship – The Verge

    On Easter Sunday, in the wake of devastating attacks that killed over 300 people, Sri Lanka shut down a large portion of its internet. President’s secretary Udaya Seneviratne said officials had decided to “temporarily block” sites and apps like Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, YouTube, and Viber...
  11. Nigeria World News

    World The Doctor Killed In Friday’s Ebola Attack Was Dedicated … But Also Afraid – NPR.org

    Dr. Richard Valery Mouzoko Kiboung of Cameroon, who was killed on Friday in the attack on an Ebola response command center in Democratic Republic of the Congo. DRC Ministry of Health & WHO hide caption toggle caption DRC Ministry of Health & WHO Dr. Richard Valery Mouzoko Kiboung arrived …...
  12. Nigeria World News

    World 17 Killed In Uganda After Heavy Rain, Flooding – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    At least 17 people – mostly children – have died after heavy rains in eastern Uganda caused flooding. The rains hit the districts of Kamuli and Buyende during the night, with some people drowning in the flood waters and others hit by collapsing walls, the … Read more via Welcome To Ladun...
  13. Nigeria World News

    World Woman wakes after 27 years in a coma – BBC News

    A woman from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) who was seriously injured in a traffic accident in 1991 has made a seemingly miraculous recovery after emerging from a 27-year-long … Read more via BBC News – https://bbc.in/2DtjdVA Get more World News
  14. Nigeria World News

    World Netanyahu seeks to name Israeli town after Trump – P.M. News

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday said he wanted to have a new community on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights named after U.S. President Donald Trump.... Read more via P.M. News – http://bit.ly/2Pn6WGE Get more World News
  15. Nigeria World News

    World Eritrea shuts all borders with Ethiopia – unilaterally – Plus TV Africa

    Eritrea has shut all border crossings with Ethiopia, less than a year since the neighboring countries made peace. According to reports, the last border blocked this Tuesday was opened only.... Read more via Plus TV Africa – http://bit.ly/2viflBY Get more World News
  16. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment ‘I do not have an iota of respect for Barack Obama’ – Reno Omokri – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    Reno Omokri has just made it known he does not have an iota of respect for former US President Barack Obama. This was made known while Omokri was reacting to a poll which stated Obama is the worst president since world war 2... via INFORMATION NIGERIA – http://bit.ly/2Zu3Bu7 Get more...
  17. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment How my friend influenced me to divorce my husband – Toyin Lawani – Laila’s Blog

    Toyin Lawani has narrated how a friend of hers influenced her to divorce her husband who was abusing her at the time they were married. In a post shared on social media, the fashion enterpreneur revealed that the friend who advised her to wait her marriage was … via Nigeria News | Laila’s...
  18. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Men who flaunts their wives and kids more on social media are cheats – Ifu Ennada – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Ifu Ennada has described most men who post photos of their wives and kids on social media as cheats. In a post on her Instastory, who says she’s speaking from “what her eyes have seen...... via INFORMATION NIGERIA – http://bit.ly/2UuTFwR Get more Nigeria...
  19. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Private Jet: Reno Omokri Comes For Daddy Freeze… Says I’m With Suleman – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    Oh dear! It seems a truck has passed in between Reno Omokri and Daddy Freeze o. So yesterday evening, Apsotle Suleman’s people in Dubai shared a video of him in his private jet and congratulated him. The news went viral shortly, especially with media houses reporting it … via Welcome To...
  20. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Drama As Lawmakers Pass Bill Barring Governor From Sacking Council Chairmen – Naijaloaded

    A Bill for a law to amend the Kwara State Local Government (Amendment) Law No. 3 of 2006, which makes it impossible for the state governor to dissolve elected local government councils at will, has been passed by the.... Read more via Naijaloaded – http://bit.ly/2UE79GM Get More Nigeria...