Elon Musk cuts down Twitter verification fee to $8

Elon Musk, the sole director of Twitter, has announced a slash of the Twitter verification fee from $20 per month to $8 per month. Musk made this known in a series of tweets on Tuesday. The billionaire rolled out the benefits of owning a paid verified handle as a priority in replies, mentions and searches, … Continue reading Elon Musk cuts down Twitter verification fee to $8

DAVIDO AND CHIOMA: Police move for autopsy, free 6 domestic workers, detain two

The Lagos State Police Command has detained two of the eight domestic workers of Nigerian singer David Adeleke aka Davido, invited for questioning over the death of his three-year-old son, Ifeanyi Adeleke. MEZIESBLOG learnt that the two domestic staff detained are Ifeanyi’s nanny and cook as police begin the autopsy plan. Lagos State police spokesperson, … Continue reading DAVIDO AND CHIOMA: Police move for autopsy, free 6 domestic workers, detain two

Norway speculates Russia is planning an attack on its energy pipeline

Norway has ordered its military alert level raised in response to Russia's war on Ukraine. The increase in the alert level is designed to reinforce surveillance and prevention efforts around infrastructure and facilities, News 360 reported Monday. "This is the most severe security situation in several decades," Norway's Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Store said. "There are no … Continue reading Norway speculates Russia is planning an attack on its energy pipeline

Suspect in Pelosi’s attack on a ‘suicide mission’

The man accused of breaking into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s home, beating her husband and seeking to kidnap her told police he was on a “suicide mission” and had plans to target other California and federal politicians, according to a Tuesday court filing. David DePape was ordered held without bail during his arraignment Tuesday in … Continue reading Suspect in Pelosi’s attack on a ‘suicide mission’

Activists express concern about Buhari’s medical trip, warn Nigerians against electing Tinubu as president

Nigerians have been warned that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu will not be different from President Muhammadu Buhari if elected into office come 2023. Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, gave the warning while reacting to President Buhari’s latest medical trip to the United Kingdom. They pointed … Continue reading Activists express concern about Buhari’s medical trip, warn Nigerians against electing Tinubu as president

Trending news in Nigeria 2/11/2022

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has no pending petition or criminal matters with the Police, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Alkali Baba Usman, has said. This is contained in a counter affidavit filed at the Federal High Court in Abuja by Usman’s counsel, Mr. Wisdom Madaki. … Continue reading Trending news in Nigeria 2/11/2022

Bandits abduct 39 children in Katsina farm

Parents of 39 children who were abducted by bandits while working on a farm in the Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State have pleaded with the government to come to their aid. The bandits, on Sunday, according to a source, in their large numbers invaded the farm where the children were working. According to … Continue reading Bandits abduct 39 children in Katsina farm

What Facebook and Twitter did to help Biden administration sensor social media contents

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Social media giants essentially granted government officials the ability to censor and suppress speech in the name of fighting “misinformation,” by providing them direct access to flag posts and an open line of communication with senior executives, according to a report by The Intercept. The outlet found that the short-lived … Continue reading What Facebook and Twitter did to help Biden administration sensor social media contents

How to stand out in your job hunt

On average, every job that’s posted will receive 118 applications. Out of that number, only 22 percent of applicants, on average, will be invited to interview for the job.  These numbers go to show that the job hunt is competitive. What’s more, while there are plenty of jobs open these days, positions that pay well and … Continue reading How to stand out in your job hunt

Russia luring US-trained Afghan commandos to fight in Ukraine

Afghan commandos say they have been offered $1,500-a-month payments and safety for them and their families.(AP: Rahmat Gul) Afghan special forces soldiers who fought alongside American troops and then fled to Iran after the chaotic US withdrawal last year are now being recruited by the Russian military to fight in Ukraine, three former Afghan generals have told the Associated … Continue reading Russia luring US-trained Afghan commandos to fight in Ukraine