Dec 13th, 2012
BY Justine John DYIKUK As a TELL reader, I enjoy Tundun Adeyemo’s reflections. Her piece on ‘Religion, Pastors and their Jets’ dated December 3, 2012 was on point and timely too. Despite its revolutionary stance, I feel that it has some food for thought for every pastor of soul. How could one have p...
May 29th, 2012
Visa, one of the world’s leading payment networks, announced at the weekend that its client financial institutions in Nigeria have surpassed 5 million cards in market. Country Manager for Visa West Africa, Ade Ashaye said with this achievement, Nigeria’s banking sector moves towards its goal of repla...
Jan 19th, 2012
By Jack Shafer This piece originally appeared in Reuters Magazine, a special edition publication ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. In late October, a deflated Julian Assange called a press conference in London to announce he may have to mothball WikiLeaks. The reason, he said, ...
Jan 4th, 2011
Key websites of the Tunisian government have been taken offline by a group that recently attacked sites and services perceived to be anti-Wikileaks. Sites belonging to the Ministry of Industry and the Tunisian Stock Exchange were amongst seven targeted by the Anonymous group since Monday. Other sites...
Dec 23rd, 2010
A significant number of people are still unable to use the Skype Internet communication service nearly 24 hours after technical glitches brought down the company’s network. Around 9 a.m. EST Thursday morning, the company Tweeted that as many as 10 million users were now able to use the service,...
Dec 15th, 2010
The “rape” charges against Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder are unfounded, based on a lack of evidence and would lead to his acquittal, a court has heard. The case against the Australian was an “abuse of process” and should be dismissed as the chances of securing a conviction were small, City of...
Dec 14th, 2010
In a 10-minute prison phone call to his mother, Julian Assange said that his “convictions are unfaltering” and that he remains “true to the ideals” of WikiLeaks’ work. “This circumstance shall not shake them,” Christine Assange quoted her jailed son as saying...
Dec 8th, 2010
PURCHASE, N.Y. – The website for MasterCard suffered severe technical problems Wednesday, possibly the result of attacks by hackers supporting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Credit cards were not affected. Supporters of the organization, which has released thousands of classified government ...