Wednesday, September 28, 2016

DARPA Ramps Up Defenses Against Russia’s Electro-Attacks on the Battlefield

With the Russian military well ahead of the US in electronic warfare (EW) capabilities, BAE Systems has been awarded a contract from the Pentagon to help close the gap.

The US military has expressed concern over Russia’s EW capabilities for several years. Earlier this month, Army Secretary Eric Fanning said that "the combination of unmanned aerial systems and offensive cyber and advanced electronic warfare capabilities…provide Russian forces a new degree of sophistication," according to Defense One.

US Threatens to Suspend Engagement With Russia in Syria Over Aleppo Situation

US Secretary of State John Kerry told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that the United States is prepared to suspend bilateral engagement with Russia in Syria unless Moscow takes immediate steps to end Syrian operations in the city of Aleppo and reinstate a ceasefire, Department of State spokesperson John Kirby said.

APC Accused Of Buying Votes In Auchi And Orhiowon

Despite security presence at the polling units, transactions on buying and selling of votes continued unhindered in some units monitored on Wednesday.
PREMIUM TIMES observed at Igueke community, in Orhiowon local government area, a crowd of young men distributing cash to influence voting in the early hours of Wednesday.

Corper From Benue Serving In Kano Dies (Photos)

About last night on my bed i cried so much over the death of this beautiful lady, i actually dont knw about her much but some close friends who shared her burial photos as she was killed by a hit and run driver, actually she is a corper named ene gertrude adole idoma by tribe from benue state serving in kano many facebook users shared elergy's on her wall, as she was buried in her home town read some and see burial photos below:

MTN Denies Illegal Transfer Of $14bn From Nigeria

South African telecoms giant, MTN, on Wednesday denied the allegation that it illegally repatriated 13.92 billion dollars from Nigeria, saying the claim was without merit.

“The allegations made against MTN are completely unfounded and without any merit,” MTN Nigeria Chief Executive Ferdi Moolman, said in a statement in Johannesburg.

House Of Representatives Suspends Abdulmumin Jibrin For 180 Legislative Days

The House Of Representatives on Wednesday suspended Abdulmumin Jibrin, a lawmaker from Kano at the centre of the unfolding budget padding scandal, for 180 legislative days.

The House seats three days in a week and this consequently means that Mr. Jibrin’s suspension would last more than a year.