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Graham Ivan Clark, 17, was arrested Friday in Tampa, where the Hillsborough State Attorney’s Office will prosecute him as an adult. He faces 30 felony charges, according to a news release.

Florida teen arrested as mastermind of Twitter hack

A Florida teen was identified Friday as the mastermind of a scheme earlier this month that commandeered Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls and scammed people around the globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin. Two other men were also charged in the case.
The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has said that $15.3million, which is part of the money Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka Woodberry stole, was stashed away in a Bitcoin (BTC) wallet.

FBI: $15.3 million stolen by Hushpuppi’s ally Woodberry from US companies may not be...

The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has said that $15.3million, which is part of the money Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka Woodberry stole, was stashed away in a Bitcoin (BTC) wallet.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC may not alter dates on conduct of Edo, Ondo elections

Despite speculation, the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) offered no hint of an intention to adjust timetable for the conduct of governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states.
A vaccine for COVID-19, the viral illness caused by the novel coronavirus, may be within reach sooner than many experts predicted.

Nigeria leads in neglected tropical diseases globally amid coronavirus pandemic – scientists

As Coronavirus ravages many countries, scientists have expressed worry over the growing cases of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Africa, noting that Nigeria tops the list of countries in the continent with NTDs such as Schistosomiasis and Onchocerciasis worldwide.

Gmail blocking 18 million malicious coronavirus emails a day

Google has said that it intercepted 18 million malware and phishing emails related to COVID-19 each day in the past week, representing nearly 20% of the total number of phishing Gmail messages blocks daily.
A miner washes gold at Makala gold mine camp near the town of Mongbwalu in Ituri province, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, April 7, 2018. Picture taken April 7, 2018. REUTERS-Goran Tomasevic-File Photo

Congo governor condemns rising insecurity at mines in gold province

Illegal mining and trading are fuelling worsening violence on mine sites, the governor of Democratic Republic of Congo’s gold-rich Ituri province said, after armed robbers killed four people, including three Chinese nationals, at a gold mine.
Simon Lalong

Plateau nurses, midwives threaten to down tool over protection equipment

Nurses and Midwives in Plateau on Saturday threatened to withdraw their services if the State Government failed to provide them with Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) in the effort to curb the spread of Coronavirus pandemic in the state

FCT trains rural farmers on plantain, banana production

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Agricultural and Rural Development Secretariat organized a one day training on the production of plantain and banana for rural farmers.

NERC seeks tertiary institution’s assistance to improve power supply

Prof James Momoh, Chairman Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has called on tertiary institutions in Nigeria to carry out researches and innovations to improve power supply in the country .

Stakeholders identify lack of forensic expertise in Nigeria’s anti-graft war

Shortage of forensic facilities and expertise have been identified as major setbacks in the fight against corruption and illicit financial flows in Nigeria, according to some stakeholders.
Confederation of African Football (CAF) may have declared operation only the best is good enough at the intensive training for over 56 referees and their assistants in Rabat Morocco ahead of the 2019 Nations Cup in Egypt.

AFCON: CAF insists on the best in pre-tournament referees course

Confederation of African Football (CAF) may have declared operation only the best is good enough at the intensive training for over 56 referees and their assistants in Rabat Morocco ahead of the 2019 Nations Cup in Egypt.
Yusuf Buba

Yusuf Buba wishes to succeed Yakubu Dogara as speaker

Mr Yusuf Buba, Member, Representing Hong/Gombi Federal Constituency, Adamawa, has expressed desire to vie for the position of speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara in the ninth assembly.

Expert: Stress can be good also

Dr Gregory Mowete, a medical officer in Abuja, says stress is not necessarily a bad health challenge as it has its positive side.

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The National Advisory Council of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) on Friday waded into the crisis that has ripped the association apart in recent months.

Council wades into crisis rocking Nigerian writers union

The National Advisory Council of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) on Friday waded into the crisis that has ripped the association apart in recent months.
Edwin van der Sar has revealed that Manchester United target Donny van de Beek will be allowed to leave Ajax this summer – but not on the cheap.

Donny van de Beek admits Manchester United, Real Madrid move may be off due...

Donny van de Beek says he is "proud" to play for Ajax and will not complain if he does not get a move away from the club amid interest from Manchester United and Real Madrid.

Dozens missing as landslides kill nine in Nepal

Multiple landslides triggered by torrential rain have killed at least nine people in Nepal since late Thursday, while 35 others remain missing, officials said on Friday.

Mechanic docked over ‘motorcycle theft’

A 28 year-old mechanic, Amos Raphael, on Friday appeared before an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State for allegedly stealing a motorcycle worth N170,000.
A plane carrying four passengers crashed late on Thursday in dense forest in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said.

Plane carrying four passengers crashes in DR Congo

A plane carrying four passengers crashed late on Thursday in dense forest in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said.