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Uganda police arrest Briton in car smuggling ring

After a seven-year hunt, police have arrested a Briton accused of stealing and smuggling cars from Britain into Uganda.

Lagos set to evacuate 5000 tonnes of waste daily

Lagos state is set to evacuate 5,000 metric tonnes of waste daily to its new landfill in Epe, in collaboration with Visionscape Sanitation Solutions, under the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI).

Israel to launch world’s first nanosatellites in 2018

The Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) and the Israel Space Agency on Wednesday said Israel will launch a group of three nanosatellites into space in 2018.

Uber suffers new blow as EU court rules it’s a taxi service

The EU’s top court ruled on Wednesday that Uber is an ordinary transportation company instead of an app and should be regulated as such, in a decision that is being closely watched around the world.

Australia to creep north by 1.8 metres, no-one will notice

Australia is heading north riding the continental plate, which means the country’s mapping co-ordinates are being realigned approximately 1.8 metres north-east, it was announced on Friday.

Senator Tayo Alasoadura charges youth to embrace ICT to fight unemployment

The Senator representing Ondo Central in the National Assembly, Senator Tayo Alasoadura, has said youths in the country have failed to fully embrace and take advantage of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) revolution.

Google admits tracking user location data even when the setting was turned off

Android phones gather your location data and send it to Google, even if you’ve turned off location services and don’t have a SIM card, Quartz reported today.

Driverless bus in crash after two hours on road in Las Vegas

A driverless shuttle bus has been involved in a crash less than two hours after it was launched in Las Vegas.

Dubai starts testing flying taxis

Dubai staged a test flight on Monday for what it said would soon be the world’s first drone taxi service under an ambitious plan by the United Arab Emirates city to lead the Arab world in innovation.

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2019: Group endorses Governor Ambode for 2nd term, applauds his performance

AS 2019 General Election draws nearer, a group, All Christian Leaders & Ministers Forum (ACLMF), has endorsed Lagos State governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, for second term in office, saying it took this decision based on Ambode’s unimaginable performance and commendable zeal for developmental projects that were visible in every nook and crannies of the state.

2019: Kaduna Central APC chairmen reject Senator Shehu Sani

The All Progressives Congress, APC, chairmen in the six local governments that make up Kaduna Central Senatorial district have declared their opposition to the 2019 re-election bid of Senator Shehu Sani.

Protesters killed in anti-Kabila protests

At least five people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to the UN, as authorities cracked down on banned protests against President Joseph Kabila.

2019: President Buhari healthy enough to seek re-election – Presidency

A presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, has said President Muhammadu Buhari is presently in a better state of health than in 2015, to seek re-election in the 2019 general elections.

Over 25,000 pensioners not on federal govt payroll – NUP

More than 25,000 pensioners are still excluded from the Federal Government’s payroll of retirees, according to the Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP).

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Saudi announces $2bn bailout for Yemen govt

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday announced it would transfer $2 billion to Yemen’s central bank, after desperate calls for funding from the war-torn country’s president and prime minister.

Gernot Rohr deserves new contract after great work – NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have commended coach Gernot Rohr for what he has done with the country’s team since he took charge in 2016, saying as a result he deserved his contract extension.

Zanu-PF to ‘honour’ Robert Mugabe on his 94th birthday

Zimbabwean ruling Zanu-PF party's youth league has reportedly said that it is planning to honour former president Robert Mugabe on his 94th birthday, saying that he remains the country's icon.

Oyo council polls: I do not see any other political party winning – Governor...

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has declared that with the strength of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, it will be difficult for any other political party to emerge victorious in the proposed local government election in the state.

How Buhari forced Yahya Jammeh to surrender – Adama Barrow

Gambia President Adama Barrow has disclosed how President Muhammadu Buhari forced former president Yahya Jammeh to retrace his steps and accept to go into exile.