Whatapp users could be in for a shock later this year, after the instant messaging giant announced it will no longer be supported on a number of popular phones.
The popular messaging service said that the use of mobile devices has evolved drastically since the app was launched.
And the world’s most popular messaging app will also no longer work on BlackBerry devices, including BlackBerry 10.
In a statement, WhatsApp said: “As we look ahead to our next seven years, we want to […]
The suspects, who robbed veteran Nigerian comedian, Basketmouth, at gun point at his residence in Lekki Phase 1, Lagos State, on September 7 have been arrested.
The comedian was in company of his family when unknown gunmen broke into his home and carted away valuables.
They were paraded before newsmen at the state Police Command headquarters, Ikeja on Saturday.
Twenty-four-year old Chibuzor Ugwu, the suspected leader of the three-man gang confessed, saying “Anytime I come to Lagos, I take my gang to vandalise […]
When you switched the phone off correctly, it knows that it power will be shut down shortly.
That means, all the applications and the operating system get the chance to save whatever needs to be saved and to go through their proper shut-down process.
Removing the battery without switching the phone off will immediately crash every running applications as well as the operating system(OS). It’s just like unplugging your system while it’s running. You can do it, but it’s not advice-able, a […]
A 22-year-old man, Abiodun Olarenwaju, was on Friday arraigned in an Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court in Ogun for allegedly stealing four cell phones worth N72, 500 in some places of worship.
The accused, whose address was not given, is facing a two-count charge of felony and stealing.
He, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge preferred against him.
The prosecutor, Insp Kayode Emmanuel, told the court that the accused committed the offence at about 5.pm at Onikoko area of Abeokuta.
Emmanuel said that the accused […]
One of the two suspects arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command has disclosed that he and over 50 teenagers in Oshodi survive by stealing and dispossessing passers-by of their phones and other valuables.
The suspect, Yusuph Ahmed, 19, from Offa, Kwara State according to a press statement by the RRS disclosed this to interrogators at the Squad’s headquarters in Alausa, Ikeja on Friday afternoon.
Ahmed, who was arrested in Oshodi on Friday […]
Samsung’s flagship Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones went back on sale in South Korea on Saturday, a report said.
Almost a month after the electronics giant was forced to undertake a worldwide recall of the devices due to the risk of them catching fire.
“The new phones have been fitted with new batteries, they will go on sale again in Europe on Oct. 28,” a spokesman said.
Samsung launched the recall early September after admitting that the so-called phablet, which was originally launched on […]
A social media user in the Ijanikin area of Lagos has reported the antics of policemen in the area to harass and extort money from people.
Some set of policemen in the Ijanikin area of Lagos have been accused of privacy invasion which militates against the code of conduct guiding the Nigeria Police Force.
According to a netizen who shared these pictures, these police officers staying at Iyana Era bus stop Ijanikin, Lagos State are indiscriminately searching the phones and pockets of […]
Nigerian billionaire businessman Femi Otedola, has been spotted using a kind of phone many would not expect him to use.
Femi Otedola is considered to be one of Nigeria’s richest men.
Otedola, a businessman and entrepreneur philanthropist is the chairman of Forte Oil Plc which is an importer of fuel products.
He is thought to be one of the most successful businessmen in Africa.
However, with all of his success, it seems the billionaire is not taken away with the glitz of modern day […]
I work for Lagos policeman, collect phones from him, sell to a buyer, he will arrest us minutes later – Suspected robber reveals
Akeem Popoola, A 21-year-old suspected robber says a police inspector attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja, uses him to swindle unsuspecting victims.
He said he had worked for the policeman, identified as Inspector Festus, aka Ijaya, for about four months before he was arrested.
The carpenter, who is currently in custody at the Agbado divison, Ogun State, was arrested for robbery and burglary. A mattress and speakers of a sound system were reportedly recovered from […]