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Lagos disaster: Malema weighs in

Independent Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
iol pic afrNigeria Building Collapse Associated Press Rescue workers search for survivors in the rubble of a collapsed building belonging to the Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria.

ISIS Releases Video Threatening To Attack U.S. Troops In Iraq

Huffington Post - ‎24 minutes ago‎
BEIRUT (AP) - The militant Islamic State group has released a video warning the United States that fighters await it in Iraq if President Barack Obama sends troops there, as he and his top general said may happen.

Should the US send troops to fight Ebola? Wrong question

Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) - ‎11 minutes ago‎
There are questions about whether it's wise of President Obama to deploy 3,000 troops to West Africa as part of an effort to prevent an Ebola outbreak there from becoming a global pandemic.

Nasa awards US$6.8b to Boeing and SpaceX for space shuttle replacements

South China Morning Post (subscription) - ‎39 minutes ago‎
The United States took its first major step to returning to manned space flight as Nasa awarded up to US$6.8 billion to aerospace giant Boeing and California-based SpaceX to launch astronauts into space.

Poroshenko's Aide: East Ukraine Operation Costs Kiev $5 Bln.

RIA Novosti - ‎27 minutes ago‎
KIEV, September 17 (RIA Novosti) - The special operation against independence supporters in eastern Ukraine has cost Kiev $5 billion, an aide for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Wednesday.

Jonathan Holds Closed-Door Meeting With PDP Caucus Members

CHANNELS - ‎3 hours ago‎
Jonathan President Goodluck Jonathan on last night met behind closed-doors with caucus members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the State House, Abuja.

APC Presidential Candidate Will Emerge Through Primaries – Atiku

Leadership Newspapers - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday said the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the next year election would emerge through the presidential primaries dismissing those canvassing other means as ...

Release crime stats more often - ISS

News24 - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Pretoria - Crime statistics should be released more frequently with more detail, the Institute for Security Studies said on Wednesday.

75, 000 Nigerian refugees need $34m – UN

The Punch - ‎1 hour ago‎
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has issued a joint call on donors for $34m to fund urgent operations to help tens of thousands of Nigerian refugees fleeing from Boko Haram insurgents into Cameroon, Chad and Niger.

Tambuwal gives 21-day ultimatum to ad hoc committee on PIB

BusinessDay - ‎3 hours ago‎
Aminu Tambuwal, speaker, House of Representatives, on Tuesday, directed the ad hoc committee on Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) to submit its report within 21 days.

Sayedee verdict shocks law minister

The Daily Star - ‎1 hour ago‎
Law Minister Anisul Huq has expressed his dissatisfaction by the Supreme Court verdict that commuted death sentence of Delawar Hossain Sayedee to imprisonment till death and said he will take steps to bring change in the prosecution team.

'Sick' France needs sweeping reforms, admits new economy minister - ‎1 hour ago‎
France's new economy minister admitted on Wednesday that the country was "sick" and desperately needed pro-business reforms to recover from stagnation and "mass unemployment".

NACCIMA holds session on agric value chain

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎18 hours ago‎
THE Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has concluded plans to hold a day dialogue session on measures to improve the nation's agricultural value chain.

FG, states, councils get N611.77b for August

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎47 minutes ago‎
THE Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared N611.77 billion to the federal, states and local governments for the month of August.

One iPhone 6, Different Prices

Vanguard - ‎2 hours ago‎
There is arguably nowhere in the world that new mobile phones penetrate the market faster than Nigeria. The news of a new mobile phone is received with exhilaration which eventually spark off acquisition competition.

Museum: A storehouse of national identity

Nigerian Tribune - ‎14 hours ago‎
A museum is a non-profit permanent institution in the service of society and its development open to the public, which acquires, conserves, researches, communicates and exhibits the tangible and intangible heritage of humanity and its environment for the ...

Emir cancels Fulani/Bororo festival

Nigerian Tribune - ‎14 hours ago‎
Ahead of the forthcoming Eid-el-Kabir celebration, the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has cancelled the annual Fulani/Bororo cultural festival.

Unseeded Nigerian Upsets Sixth-Seeded Thai

Vanguard - ‎2 hours ago‎
Nigeria's good showing at the ongoing ITF West and Central Africa Junior Circuit continued at the Stade Omnisport, Lome yesterday with Ahmed Alamu's shock 2-6, 7-6(5), 6-0 win over sixth-seeded Itchya Meesommon of Thailand one of the eye-catching ...

Schalke star warns team-mates: Chelsea are not just about Diego Costa

HITC - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Denis Aogo is keen to remind his Schalke team-mates that Chelsea are not a one man team. #455541432 / Chelsea welcome Bundesliga outfit Schalke 04 to Stamford Bridge this evening as they get their Champions League campaign ...

Why the Biggest Climate March in History Will Build The Movement Against ...

Huffington Post - ‎44 minutes ago‎
This Sunday in New York, hundreds of thousands of climate activists will take to the streets to rejuvenate grassroots, media, and political support with "the biggest climate march in history.

I M Ready Asks: What kinds of volcanic eruption should we worry about?

GMA News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Alert level raised as majestic Mayon spews lava. The majestic yet restive Mayon Volcano is aglow with lava in this photo taken early morning Tuesday, September 16, in Legazpi City, Albay.

Dino-murdering meteorite responsible for flourishing forrests

Daily Digest - ‎10 minutes ago‎
When a meteorite the size of a small town nailed Mexico's Yukatan peninsula 66 million years ago, our odds of ever walking with dinosaurs abruptly dropped to zero.

Leonardo DiCaprio appointed Messenger of Peace for the United Nations

The Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
Leonardo DiCaprio has become the latest household name to be bestowed with the title of Messenger of Peace for the United Nations.

Unique human faces evolved via social interactions

Business Standard - ‎4 hours ago‎
Why do humans have such an amazing variety of faces? To look unique and be easily recognisable and the highly visual social interactions throughout the history are the driver of this evolutionary trend.

Condoms Still Mistaken for Arthritis Cure, Say Health Workers - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Almost a year after South African media reported that the elderly were using condom lubrication for arthritis relief, Northern Cape health workers continue to report that condom myths abound in rural mining areas.

Ebola: NAFDAC Impounds Expired Hand Sanitisers In Lagos

Leadership Newspapers - ‎1 hour ago‎
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, has impounded 104 brands of expired hand sanitisers and fake Ebola testing kits at various borders in the country.

NUT Dares FG, Teachers Won't Resume On Sept 22 - ‎36 minutes ago‎
The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) during NEC meeting, on Tuesday, directed that primary and secondary schools across the country remain shut until October 13.