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FIRS speaks on bomb scare at Abuja office

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) said it did not experience a bomb scare at the agency’s headquarters in Abuja on Monday. The FIRS spoke after rumour of a bomb scare was circulated earlier on Monday. In a response to this newspaper, Dare Adekanmbi, special adviser on media to the FIRS chairman, said the situation arose from an unrelated event near one of the FIRS offices on Sokode Crescent, Abuja. Citing a report by the Director of Security, Safety, and Fleet Management at FIRS, Gregory Asuquo, Mr…

The Fifth String restaurant leases along Colfax after owner’s health scare

Last year wasn’t easy on Amos Watts. But, with a new location secured for his restaurant, he thinks 2024 is already looking better. The Fifth String — which Watts originally opened in LoHi in 2020 — will reopen in 3,200 square feet at 1490 Eudora St., along East Colfax in the Hale neighborhood. Watts said he closed the LoHi location in August because the space wasn’t right for the restaurant. But there was another complicating factor: doctors found benign tumors on his jaw. Watts said he knew The Fifth String wouldn’t…

Walking around with Vision Pro just got a whole lot scarier as a user gets the real-life jump scare of their life from a Wi-Fi pop-up

The word ‘dystopian’ has been thrown around by some while describing Apple Vision Pro, and now we’ve seen our first glimpse into just how uncomfortable and creepy it could be.We’re all used to getting pop-ups and reminders on our phones and MacBooks as the Wi-Fi goes out, or cell reception gets spotty — but what if those pop-ups appeared directly in front of you as you round a corner in a hotel on the way back to your room? That’s exactly what happened to one early Vision Pro adopter, who immediately took their…

The Conjuring 4 Will Bring the Warrens Along for One Last Scare

Image: Warner Bros.Since 2013, Warner Bros.’ Conjuring movies has been going along with mainline installments and spinoffs for various villains of the Warren family. But all scary things must come to some kind of end, and the upcoming The Conjuring 4 is aiming to bring the mothership series to some kind of close.Who Wants DC’s Canceled Batgirl Movie? | New York Comic Con 2022Per the Hollywood Reporter, Michael Chaves has been brought on to direct the new film. All his previous films have been Conjuring offshoots such as

GTA 6 Does Not Scare Ubisoft, CEO Says

Ubisoft is not afraid of the upcoming launch of GTA 6 in 2025. CEO Yves Guillemot said when a game on the size and scale of GTA releases, it can help bring people back to gaming. And more people in the market means more money spent across not just GTA 6 but other games, too. "What we've seen in the past is each time there is a big release like GTA, there are more and more people coming back to the industry and that helps other games to sell as well," he said during Ubisoft's latest earnings briefing. He said Ubisoft is…

Forget phone neck, here is phone knee! Study highlights new health scare

We are now living in a world where we are constantly surrounded by electronic devices to carry out our day-to-day tasks. However, we are most reliant on our phones for all kinds of things, personal or professional making it a hazardous habit for our physical and mental wellbeing. So, we have all heard about phone neck, but now, a study has warned smartphone users of phone knee problems too. A recent study reveals that overuse of phones is causing constant knee and joint pain. It has revealed a surprising connection…

Unveiling the Prehistoric Scare Tactics of Feathered Dinosaurs

A study using a robot dinosaur named Robopteryx to mimic ancient dinosaur behaviors has provided new insights into the evolution of feathered wings. Researchers found that small, feathered proto-wings may have been used by dinosaurs to startle prey, supporting the hypothesis that such wings evolved for reasons other than flight. Credit: SciTechDaily.comNew research suggests feathered dinosaurs used proto-wings and tail feathers to flush out prey, supporting the ‘flush-pursue hypothesis’ for the evolution of bird wings and…

Mark Ruffalo opens up about ‘crazy dream’ that led to tumour scare | Lifestyle

Mark Ruffalo has opened up on experiencing a brain tumour scare at the age of 33.The actor, now 56, explained that at the time his wife, Sunrise Coigney, was nine months pregnant with their eldest child.He said that a “crazy dream” led to him visiting the doctor to get checked out, where a mass behind his left ear “the size of a golf ball” was discovered.Because of Coigney’s pregnancy, Ruffalo ultimately waited until a week after their baby was born to break the news of his tumour to her.While the tumour ended up being…

Jamie Foxx Is Finally Back In Action And Filming His Netflix Movie With Cameron Diaz After Health Scare

There may not be another movie on the 2024 movie schedule with as meta of a title as Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz's forthcoming action comedy, Back in Action. It's the first movie Diaz has starred in since retiring in 2014, and it now marks the first time the Ray actor has been back to work since suffering an on-set “medical complication.” Said situation led to their movie’s production being shut down last April. Now, the two talented actors are back on set, ready to bring their dynamic chemistry to the screen in what…