Category: World News

Google to restrict political adverts worldwide

American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, Google, will no longer allow political campaigns to target...

Scientists create slippery toilet coating that stops poo sticking

Scientists at Penn State University have created a regular toilet, but with a unique feature. The researchers who published their findings in the journal Nature...

Strangely, Dengue fever is transmitted via sex in first ever recorded case

Doctors in Spain have recorded the first ever case of dengue virus to be transmitted through sexual contact. For centuries the disease, sometimes called...

Meet the newest oldest couple in the world…been married for over 79 years

The Guinness World Records has named John and Charlotte Henderson as the oldest couple in the world, . John and Charlotte Henderson who a combined age of 211 years, were...

Scientists win big at 2020 Breakthrough Prize

Sure looked like a night of awards ceremonies yesterday. But this one, the Oscars of Science, gives awards for the next year, the year before. The 2020 Breakthrough...

Twitter to ban all political advertising

Social Media site, Twitter, has placed a ban on all political advertising worldwide, saying that the reach of such messages “should be earned, not bought”....

Greta Thunberg rejects environmental prize

Teen climate activist, Greta Thunberg, has declined to accept an environmental award, saying the climate movement needed people in power to start to “listen” to...

Looks like all humans are Africans afterall

Scientists have traced the Origin of modern humans to a region south of the Zambezi River, in present day Botswana. The area, once home to an enormous lake, is however...

There’s now an elastic glue that can seal wounds (Video)

Biomedical engineers in the University of Sydney, have created an elastic glue that can seal wounds…in 60 seconds.  The glue, filled with enzymes is called...

Trump confirms death of ISIS leader

US President Donald Trump has confirmed the death of the leader of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Detailing how the terror suspect died, Trump who said he...

Amazon Founder, Jeff Bezos Loses World’s Richest man Title To Microsoft’s Bill Gates

Amazon founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos could lose his title as world’s richest man to Bill Gates after Jeff’s losing nearly $7 billion in stock value....

Always to remove Female Symbol From Sanitary Pads

In a bid to be gender inclusive, Procter & Gamble announced it was removing the Venus symbol, from the wrappers of Always brand sanitary pads. The Venus symbol which...

U.S. astronauts carry out 1st all-female spacewalk (video)

Two American astronauts have carried out the first-ever all-female spacewalk, as they ventured outside the International Space Station (ISS). According to NASA live TV,...

Thieves steal equipment worth over $100,000 from a studio in Los Angeles

Nigeria in top 10 as Liberia ranks number one for helping strangers

Liberia has been named number one in the world when it comes to helping strangers, while Kenya was listed as the most generous country in Africa and the 11th in the...

VIDEO: MIT Economists and Havard Professor named win 2019 Nobel prize in Economic sciences

The 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences has been awarded to the trio of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental...

Imo state Police Command arrest kidnapper, rescue victim

Men of the Anti-kidnapping Unit of the Imo state Police Command have arrested a suspected kidnapper identified as Izuchukwu Chukwuma. Chukwuma who hails from Umuagwu...

Prince Harry and Ed Sheeran gingered for World Mental Health Day video

Prince Harry and Ed Sheeran made a rather hilarious video to mark World Mental Health Day today. The short video, which was shared on Harry and his wife Duchess...

Taraba State University Management expels fresher for criticizing the State’s Governor on Facebook

Polish and Austrian authors, Tokarczuk and Handke, win 2018/2019 Nobel Prize in Literature (video)

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2018 has been awarded to the Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, while that for 2019 has been awarded to the Austrian author Peter Handke....