Former British soldier, Ben Slater has been released by Talibans after being captured during the Kabul carnage months ago. Slater who was imprisoned by the Talibans, was arrested while attempting to help hundreds of Afghans to leave the country. The evacuation exercise carried out by Slater who ran his business Nomad Concepts Group in Afghanistan, was done under the direct supervision of the Secretary of State for Defence….
A judge in the United States has ordered Facebook to release records of now-closed accounts connected to anti-Rohingya violence in Myanmar, according to the Wall Street Journal. The judge in Washington, DC, criticised Facebook for failing to hand over information to investigators seeking to prosecute the country for international crimes against the Muslim minority Rohingya, the newspaper said. Facebook had refused to release the data, saying it would violate a US law that bars electronic communication services from disclosing users’ communications. But the judge said the posts, which were deleted, would not be covered under the law, according to the Wall Street Journal.
The Olu of Warri His Majesty Ogiame Atuwatse lll has officially announced the disrobing of Chief Ayirimi Emami as Ologbotsere (traditional prime minister) of Warri kingdom. The monarch disclosed this during a meeting reportedly with descendants of the Ologbotsere family at his palace in Warri South council area of Delta State today October 5. Chief Mena Brown announced the disrobing of Ayiri on behalf of the Olu of Warri at the meeting. …
The federal government of Nigeria has announced the reintroduction of the bursary in universities and colleges of education across the country, saying it would liaise with the 36 states Ministry of Education including the FCT Education Board, with a view to effecting it. The government explained that its collaboration with states and the Federal Capital Territory was to identify the respective course of study required respectively by each state, saying an award of N150,000 had been proposed for undergraduates and N100,000 only to NCE students….