Suspected bitcoin scammers have hacked Twitter accounts of major corporations and famous people including Apple, Uber Bill Gates and Elon Musk on Wednesday in an attempt to get people to transfer cryptocurrency.Other accounts belonging to Coinbase, Binance, Gemini, Kraken, Binance’s CEO CZ, Gemini, Kucoin, Gate .io, Coindesk, Tron, Justin Sun and Charlee Lee all tweeted links to a site claiming to be giving away bitcoin — all you had to do was send a little its way, first.A tweet sent from the account of Gates, the software mogul and the world’s second-wealthiest person, promised to double all payments sent to his bitcoin address for the next 30 minutes.Cybersecurity news platform The Hacker News said the bitcoin account involved had already received nearly $100,000.The tweets were however deleted after several minutes.Twitter says it is investigating the issue, which Bloomberg reports to have caused 2.3% decline in post market.
A 48-year-old pastor, Nduka Anyanwu, has pleaded guilty to defiling and impregnating two teenage sisters, aged 17 and 13 respectively, before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The suspect is facing a two-count charge of defilement. Following his guilty plea to both charges, the Chief Magistrate Mrs A. Adedayo, today, remanded the defendant in a […]
Boko Haram has released a video showing the execution of a Nigerian soldier and policeman. SaharaReporters gathered that the video dated Thursday, June 11, 2020, was made by a branch of Boko Haram that has sworn allegiance to the Islamic State West Africa. Its release came 10 days after SaharaReporters exclusively reported the abduction of […]
A High Court in Port Harcourt has sentenced a second-year student of Physics department, University of Port Harcourt, Ifeanyi Dike and one Ugochukwu Nwamiro to death by hanging over the murder of an eight-year-old girl, Victory Chikamso Nmezuwuba.The duo was sentenced to death without options of fine. One is to be hung on his neck […]