INSTAGRAM DOWN: APP NOT WORKING AS IT REFUSES TO LOAD PEOPLE’S PICTURES AND PROFILES

Instagram has stopped working, with people unable to see people’s pictures or profiles. Users are instead greeted with empty profiles and a message that the app “cannot refresh feed”. The web version of the app also has problems. Heading to any page brings up only a “5xx Server Error”. Issues are particularly affecting users in northern Europe, Australia and the west coast of the US, according to the outage-tracking website Down Detector. But that is probably because of time zones – in California, where Instagram is based, it is past midnight.…

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Sokoto Governor Aminu Tambuwal Defects From APC To PDP

The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The governor announced his defection on Wednesday at the Government House, Sokoto, North-West Nigeria. He made the announcement amid hundreds of supporters who stormed the Government House to declare their support for him. Governor Tambuwal explained on his Twitter handle that he took the decision after a wide consultation with the people of the state who assured him of their support for his next political move. The announcement comes after…

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The release of 21 Chibok girls is a sign of Buhari’s sincerity – Shettima

Governor  of Borno State Kashim Shettim on Thursday hailed the release of the 21 Chibok schoolgirls by the Boko Haram Insurgents. Shettima stated this  in a statement in Maiduguri that the release had proved President Muhammadu Buhari’s sincerity in ending the Boko Haram insurgency. The statement was signed by the governor’s Special Adviser on Communication, Isa Gusau, in Maiduguri. He said we had faith in Buhari from the very day he took off as President,’’ adding the steps Buhari kept taking in dealing with the insurgency had continuously proved his sincerity.  …

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