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Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

Megaupload founder 'Kim Dotcom' Released on bail [Photos]

     Kimdotcom ,  the founder of the file-sharing website  Megaupload  was released on bail Wednesday after a  New Zealand  judge decided Kim Dotcom lacked means to flee because his funds had been seized.      "I am relieved to go home to see my family, my three little kids and my pregnant wife," a smiling  Dotcom  told reporters outside court. "And I hope you understand that that is all I want to say right now."       U.S. authorities allege Dotcom facilitated millions of illegal downloads through his company, costing movie makers and songwriters some half a billion dollars in lost copyright revenue. He was arrested Jan. 20.     Dotcom was released without any monetary bail bond, which is standard in New Zealand's district courts.     The U.S. is seeking extradition of Dotcom, 38, and three of his colleagues on racketeering charges. He confirmed he would be fighting U.S. extradition efforts.    New Zealand authorities have seized millions of dollars in i

Photos:Megaupload Founder's Valuable Cars Get Seized In New Zealand

Mega upload founder Kim Schmitz     The Unites state department of Justice shut down one of the world's largest file sharing site headed by Kim dotcom on thursday. After the Department of Justice's indictment , the Organised and Financial Crime Agency of New Zealand arrested MegaUpload founder Kim Schmitz aka Kim Dotcom, CMO Finn Batato, co-founder and CTO Mathias Ortmann and others.     Their subsequent bail request was  denied  in New Zealand court as it was opposed by US authorities on the case.     According to the  Wall Street Journal , the US is looking to seize a great deal of property of the charged MegaUpload execs, including $175 million scattered across bank accounts worldwide, “a 2010 Maserati, a 2008 Rolls Royce, and a number of Mercedes Benzes.    Kim Dotcom reportedly made  $42 million from MegaUpload in 2010 calendar year alone.       In related news ,Rapper Swizz beatz lawyer has denied the rumour that Swizz was made CEO of MegaUpload . He s