Ransomware returns via Ukraine

By Uche Mbah A devastating cyber attack has been under way in Europe and America, leaving trails of worry and trepidation in its wake. Called Petya Ransomware, this appears to be the second coming of the Cyber virus, which rogue programmers configured to lock down personal files in computers, while requesting for a $300 ransom before it can be released. Most times, the release of such file is not guaranteed even after the ransom has been paid. They demand to be paid in crypto currency, hence they leave no banking…

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Nigeria to overtake US in population by 2050, says UN

Nigeria, currently the most populous country in Africa, is billed to become the world third most populous country in 2050, beating the United states of America, which currently holds the title. By then, the leading west African country will be boasting of 300million people, when the world population is expected to round up at about 10 billion people. This is contained in the world population prospects for 2017 released by the world body recently, where they also stated that most of the ballooning population will be expected to come from…

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