Top US Journalist Suspended After false Twitter Hacking Claims

Top US Journalist Suspended After false Twitter Hacking Claims

The C-SPAN television network has suspended its political editor after he admitted to lying about his Twitter account being hacked last week. Steve Scully, tapped to moderate this week’s presidential debate before it was cancelled, had appeared to solicit advice from a former Trump adviser. When the exchange prompted controversy, Scully suggested he had been hacked. In a statement apologizing, Scully said he had let down his colleagues. “I ask for their forgiveness,” he wrote. The news comes on the same day that the political veteran had been scheduled to…

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How to Grow Your Business

So you have a business and business is good. Now how do you make it better? The best businesses are always looking for ways to improve, whether that’s offering better products or adopting more efficient processes. Here’s how you can take your business to the next level.Perhaps the most obvious way to grow your business…

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How President Trump can Still Win the US Election

How President Trump can Still Win the US Election

Recent polls suggest Joe Biden has a significant and steady lead over Republican Donald Trump in this year’s presidential race in both national preference and key swing-state surveys. Due to record-shattering fundraising, the Democrat also has a sizeable financial advantage, which means he’ll be able to blanket the airwaves with his campaign message in the final weeks. Electoral analysts have been increasing their odds that Trump will lose his re-election bid. Nate Silver’s Fivethirtyeight.com blog currently has Biden with an 87% chance of winning, while Decision Desk HQ puts him…

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US election: Trump and Biden Deflect Key Questions in TV Grilling

US election: Trump and Biden Deflect Key Questions in TV Grilling

US President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden have batted away key questions during separate meet-the-voter TV events. Mr Trump, a Republican, declined to disavow a bizarre online conspiracy, while Mr Biden, a Democrat, would not divulge plans for the Supreme Court. Both candidates were on the defensive at times on their records, Mr Trump for a range of issues and Mr Biden on race. Opinion polls indicate Mr Biden has a solid lead over Mr Trump. However, polling is still very close in several key states which…

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RCCG Holds Prayer Protest

RCCG Holds Prayer Protest

The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) is holding a prayer protest on Friday. The protest tagged: ‘Redemption Camp Prayer Protest: A Peaceful Intercessory Movement’ is scheduled to hold at the Redemption Gate at Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. RCCG General Overseer Pastor Enoch Adeboye, who shared the banner of the prayer protest on his Instagram page, said: “Glory to God. We will be there. The name of the Lord is a strong tower, we will call on him intentionally with the belief he always hears us.” Read Also: Endsars Protesters Block Lagos…

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QAnon: YouTube Moves to Purge ‘Harmful Conspiracy Theories’

QAnon: YouTube Moves to Purge 'Harmful Conspiracy Theories'

YouTube has become the latest social media giant to announce a sweeping crack down on content linked to the QAnon conspiracy theory. The company said it would ban material targeting a person or group with conspiracy theories that have been used to justify violence, such as QAnon. Twitter and Facebook have already taken similar steps to root out QAnon. The QAnon movement alleges US President Donald Trump is battling a cabal of elite Satan-worshipping paedophiles. The FBI last year issued a warning about “conspiracy theory-driven domestic extremists” and designated QAnon…

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My brothers have been victims of police brutality, says Regina Daniels

My brothers have been victims of police brutality, says Regina Daniels

Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels, has expressed her support for the protest against police brutality saying her brothers have been victims. The mother of one and wife to a wealthy politician, Ned Nwoko, said she had witnessed police brutality and intimidation of her brothers and friends for unbelievable reasons. “I have witnessed a lot of brutality and intimidation on my brothers and friends by these men in uniform simply because of good looks, cars, or even phones… I strongly support this movement. Say no to unjust killings, no to brutality, no…

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‘Deduction Into Police Fund Illegal’

‘Deduction Into Police Fund Illegal’

Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have faulted the deduction of 0.5 per cent of revenue accruing to the Federation Account into the newly established Police Trust Fund. The Governors urged President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Assembly to immediately repeal Section 4(1) of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (Establishment) Act, 2019. It’s the said Section 4(1) of the Act that authorises the President to deduct 0.5 percent of the total revenue accruing to the Federation Account for the Police Trust Fund. In a communique…

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Post Malone Wins Nine Billboard Music Awards, Including Best Artist

Post Malone Wins Nine Billboard Music Awards, Including Best Artist

Post Malone was the big winner at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards, taking home nine prizes including top artist. Eight of his trophies were delivered in a cart by host Kelly Clarkson, who pushed them towards him “Covid-style”. “I can’t touch you, so I had to wheel it out,” joked the singer. The three-hour ceremony, which was originally scheduled for April, was held at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. While many artists performed in person, there was no live audience. Due to the delay, the show mostly celebrated hits…

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MC Oluomo: I didn’t sponsor attack on Lagos #EndSARS protesters

MC Oluomo: I didn’t sponsor attack on Lagos #EndSARS protesters

Chairman of the National Union of the Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Lagos State Council Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya (aka MC Oluomo) has described allegations he sponsored attacks on #EndSARS protesters at Alausa as mischievous. He told The news men he had issued a statement in support of the protest since October 11. He wondered why people will link the event in Alausa to him. The union leader said: “I was surprised when my aides brought it to my attention what people were tweeting on the issue. “I couldn’t have been involved…

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Army to #EndSARS protesters: ‘we’ll defend Nigeria at all cost’

Army to #EndSARS protesters: ‘we’ll defend Nigeria at all cost’

Following the heightening protests against EndSARS police brutality across the country, the Nigerian Army has warned it is prepared to protect the country’s democracy at all cost. Apparently referring to the #EndSARS protesters, the Nigerian Army in a statement by the Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa, assured it is committed to the “sustenance of peace, security and defence of democracy in Nigeria” According to the statement: “The Nigerian Army (NA) wishes to reassure law abiding citizens that it is highly committed to the sustenance of peace, security…

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INEC Announces Date For 2023 Presidential Election

INEC Announces Date For 2023 Presidential Election

The 2023 presidential election will hold on February 18, 2023, the Independent National Electoral Commission has disclosed. Chairman of the Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this on Thursday. In his goodwill message at the inauguration of the special adhoc committee on the review of the 1999 constitution, the INEC Chairman told members of the House of Representatives they are about 855 days left for the next general elections. Details shortly… Read Also: Ipac Urges Electorate To Vote Without Fear

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Pope Appoints New Chief Of Vatican Sainthood Department

Pope Appoints New Chief Of Vatican Sainthood Department

Pope Francis has appointed a new chief of the Vatican’s sainthood department, a post left vacant three weeks ago by the resignation of disgraced Cardinal Angelo Becciu. Italian Bishop Marcello Semeraro will be the new Prefect of the Congregation for Saints’ Causes, the Vatican said in a Thursday statement. Semeraro was until now bishop of Albano, a lakeside town some 25 kilometers south-east of Rome, and secretary of the committee of cardinals drafting a reform of the Curia, the Vatican bureaucracy. Becciu resigned as prefect and gave up his cardinal…

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