North America

XKeyscore: NSA tool collects ‘nearly everything a user does on the internet

• XKeyscore gives 'widest-reaching' collection of online data • NSA analysts require no prior authorization for searches • Sweeps up emails, social media activity and browsing history • NSA's XKeyscore program – read one of the presentations One presentation claims the XKeyscore program covers 'nearly everything a typical user does on the internet' A top […]

Nigeria News

KANO BLAST: Death Toll May Be Double

Mortuary sources at the Malam Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, AKTH, in Kano, northwest, Nigeria, Tuesday afternoon, confirmed to the reporters that 24 dead bodies were brought to the specialist hospital, while three critically injured persons were being treated. “I can confirm to you that 24 dead bodies were brought here – 20 men and four […]

North America

An Open Letter to Dr. Laura

[Yurica Report Editor's Note: May 5, 2009. According to an article signed by Barbara Mikkelson, dated September 5, 2007, this now famous "letter" was attributed to James M. Kauffman, Professor Emeritus, University of Virginia, in error. We apologise for mistakenly perpetuating this error. However, we have not been able to verify the authorship. In 2003, […]

Education

NIGERIA: ASUU Wants NUC to Account for N100b Annual University Stabilization Fund

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Monday, urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to prevail on the executive secretary of the National Universities Commission, NUC, to account for the N100 billion annual stabilization fund provided by the Federal Government to the Commission for improvement of facilities in the nation’s government-owned universities.   […]

Nigeria News

NIGERIA: Lagos Policemen Kill Undergraduate and Friend In A Gruesome Manner

Policemen attached to the Badagry Police Division, Lagos State, and some hoodlums have been accused of killing a 25-year-old undergraduate of Delta State University, Ifechukwude Nwainokpor, and his friend, identified simply as Kazeem. An eight-minute video clip of the gruesome killing showed the two victims handcuffed together. They were covered in their own blood and […]