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At least 20 killed in bomb blast in Nigeria

Deutsche Welle - ‎17 minutes ago‎
An explosion in northeast Nigeria has killed more than a dozen people. The victims were boarding a bus when they were targeted by suspected Islamist militants.

Terrorism ruled out in Dijon 'Allahu Akbar' attack

Deutsche Welle - ‎1 hour ago‎
Prosecutors say a French driver who injured a dozen people over the weekend purportedly in the name of Islam was "absolutely not" motivated by terrorism.

US cops warned to be on alert for revenge attacks - ‎1 hour ago‎
US police are being told to limit social media posts and start wearing bulletproof vests following the death of two NYPD cops. It comes as the family of Rafael Ramos, who was killed in Brooklyn on Saturday alongside officer Wenjian Liu, called for calm and ...

2015: We are not perfect – PDP

The Nation Newspaper - ‎16 minutes ago‎
The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the ruling party is not perfect in its approach to governance, adding however that the party meant well for the country.

Space station commander is 'emailed' a much-needed spanner

Inquirer - ‎3 hours ago‎
A NASA COMMANDER on the International Space Station has been emailed a spanner just in time for Christmas. Christmas probably has very little to do with the spanner - although we suspect that the space station's inhabitants are in a good position to see ...

Presidents meet to discuss peace in South Sudan

U.S. News & World Report - ‎53 minutes ago‎
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - South Africa's president met with the leaders of Tanzania and Uganda on Monday for talks on the South Sudan peace process, South Africa's government said.

We saved N5bn from recurrent expenditure first year in office – Oshiomhole

BusinessDay - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Adams Oshiomhole, Edo State governor, weekend said his government saved the sum of N5billion from leakage and wasteful recurrent expenditure in the first of administration.

Labour in face-off with Kogi government over plan to sack 6000 workers

ynaija - ‎49 minutes ago‎
The Kogi chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has warned the state government against an alleged plan to sack of over 6,000 workers from the state civil service.

Okowa battles ethnic bickering on choice of deputy

BusinessDay - ‎47 minutes ago‎
The battle to pick the governorship ticket may have ended but the contentions and intrigues of who becomes the running mate on the ticket for the contending political parties are raging from Asaba to Abuja as the gladiators plot their strategies.

CAR Archbishop Steps in to Protects Muslims Under Attack

Voice of America - ‎59 minutes ago‎
BANGUI—. A Roman Catholic archbishop in the Central African Republic grappled with a knife-wielding militiaman who was threatening to kill a Muslim child, according to eye-witnesses of the incident Sunday.

Zimbabwe's President Fires More Cabinet Members

New York Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
HARARE, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe's festive season is marked by continued political infighting and financial austerity, as the president fired two more cabinet ministers and the country's civil servants learned they will not get annual holiday bonuses.

SA couple to be cremated in Ireland

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Durban -. Good Samaritans have raised funds to fly home from Ireland the children of the South African couple who apparently knifed each other in a bloody custody fight.

The 5 Business Stories That Made 2014 A Memorable Year

Reno Public Radio - ‎1 hour ago‎
James Franco (left) and Seth Rogen, stars of The Interview, arrive for the film's Los Angeles premiere on Dec. 11. The comedy about a CIA plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was pulled from theaters after a cyberattack on Sony Pictures, the ...

What to Make of North Korea's Sony Hack

Huffington Post - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Aside from exposing the difficulty of securing cyberspace, the Sony hack displays the way that technology breaks down the relationships that so-called super powers have with other nations and leaves its victims without a framework for responding.

Putin calls on lawmakers to turn down populism and refrain from steps harmful ...

ITAR-TASS - ‎53 minutes ago‎
MOSCOW, December 22. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday called on lawmakers to turn down populism and refrain from decisions that might undermine the basis of the national economy.

Pope blasts Vatican bureaucrats

Financial Times - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Pope Francis scolded members of the Vatican bureaucracy in a harshly-worded Christmas greeting that listed “15 ills” that were weakening their mission, from narcissism to hypocrisy, cowardice, arrogance and even “spiritual Alzheimer's”.

MTN Nigeria is leading the delivery of a bold new digital world- Ikpoki

BusinessDay - ‎4 hours ago‎
Micheal Ikpoki, the Chief Executive Officer of MTN Nigeria in an exclusive interview with Rita Ohai speaks on the reforms required to drive economic growth and the new expansion phase for his organization.

Libel: Construction Firm, MD Sue Unity Bank for N100bn

THISDAY Live - ‎11 hours ago‎
A construction firm, Bulet International (Nig) Limited has dragged Unity Bank Plc before an Abuja High Court, seeking N100 billion for damages for libel.

FRSC partners NIMASA on Apapa gridlock

Nigerian Tribune - ‎17 hours ago‎
THE Federal Road Safety Corps has solicited the support of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency in the bid to resolve the traffic gridlock being experienced within the Apapa Ports Area of Lagos.

Lamudi Improves Website Interface to Simplify House-Hunting

Vanguard - ‎4 hours ago‎
Online property marketplace, has re-launched with a complete revamp of its website to offer a more intuitive design that streamlines the online house-hunting process for users globally.

Apple's Next-Gen iPhones and iPads may Double DRAM and the MacBook Air ...

Patently Apple - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Two new rumors surfaced this morning that might interest some. The first rumor states that Apple is set to double the DRAM capacity for 2015 iPhones and iPads.

Didi Ekanem"I just wish people would focus more on my talent than my bum"

Pulse Nigeria - ‎9 hours ago‎
'Jump and Pass' actress, Didi Ekanem says she would love for people to focus on her talent as an actress than her curves. Published: 07.42; Chidumga Izuzu.

AFRIMA 2014 announces 2face, Madinga as hosts

The Nation Newspaper - ‎11 hours ago‎
Perhaps for the second time in his career, Nigerian music star, 2face Idibia, will be mounting the entertainment stage for an assignment other than singing.

From Big Brother Fans, Reception for Tayo

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
AFTER putting up a good show at the Big Brother house for 63 days, Tayo Faniran, first runner and Nigerian housemate recently returned home and was welcomed with all the pomp befitting a hotshot.

Garba confident of Flying Eagles' success amid tough AYC draw

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎5 hours ago‎
FLYING Eagles' Head Coach Manu Garba has expressed confidence that his team would triumph at the 2015 African Youth Championship (AYC) in Senegal come March.

Happy Yule and Winter Solstice from Ladybud

Ladybud Magazine - ‎1 hour ago‎
Last night was the longest night of the year, a day also called the Winter Solstice or Yule. For those who mark the wheel of the year, it is an important holiday.

UN climate conference negotiators release “call for climate action,” under which ...

Lexology (registration) - ‎1 hour ago‎
On Dec. 14, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) announced that the parties had reached an agreement on the next steps to develop a multilateral climate change treaty.

How my prayers healed Ebola victim – Kumuyi

DailyPost Nigeria - ‎5 hours ago‎
Over the weekend, General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi revealed how his prayer healed an Ebola patient in one of the Ebola infested countries.

Sen. Chris Coons sees progress against Ebola in Liberia

Washington Times - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Liberians election workers watch as a voter washes her hands before casting her votes, during the senate election in Monrovia, Liberia.
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