Elon Musk’s brain chip business Neuralink claims US approval for a human research

Elon Musk’s brain-chip firm. Image source: REUTERS The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States has given Elon Musk’s brain-chip technology business permission to start the first phase of human testing. By creating a link between the human brain and computers, billionaire Elon Musk’s Neuralink implant firm hopes to improve the restoration of […]

Biden, McCarthy want two-year debt ceiling deal

President Joe Biden The White House and congressional Republicans are reportedly in the final stages of negotiating a deal to increase the U.S. government’s debt ceiling, which currently stands at a staggering $31.4 trillion. The proposed agreement would span a two-year period and entail a spending cap on all non-military and non-veteran expenditures. This information […]

500 asylum seekers vanish in Mediterranean Sea boat

Reports from two humanitarian organizations indicate that a vessel transporting roughly 500 asylum seekers, including expectant mothers and a newborn infant, has vanished in the central Mediterranean. On Friday, Alarm Phone, a renowned organization that attends to calls from refugee vessels in dire straits, reported a loss of communication with the vessel on Wednesday morning. […]

Belgium and Iran swapped prisoners

Protesters in Brussels, Belgium hold up pictures of aid worker Olivier Vandecasteele. Oman facilitated a deal between Iran and Belgium resulting in the release of an aid worker and a diplomat who were imprisoned in each other’s countries. On Friday, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian announced that Iranian diplomat Assadollah Assadi would return home, while […]

Just in : Supreme court dismisses PDP’s suit against Tinubu, Shettima

Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Nigeria’s President-elect The All Progressives Congress (APC) can breathe a sigh of relief as the Supreme Court of Nigeria has quashed the lawsuit seeking to disqualify Bola Tinubu and Kashim Shettima from their presidential and vice-presidential candidacies. On Friday, the supreme court justices ruled that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lacked the […]