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BREAKING: 'Huge Explosions' Rock Maiduguri - Locals, Red Cross

NAIJ.COM - ‎1 hour ago‎
Three blasts hit the city of Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday killing a number of people, locals and the Red Cross said. The “huge explosions” happened in the Ajilari Cross area of the city, the AFP reports.

Nigerian Governors Hold Meeting On Developmental Issues

CHANNELS TELEVISION - ‎43 minutes ago‎
adams oshiomole at governors forum Governors from the 36 states of the federation under the aegis of the Nigerian Governors' Forum have met on how to find lasting solutions to some developmental issues that are calling for attention in their domain.

Drama, laughter as Senators begin ministerial screening

DailyPost Nigeria - ‎2 hours ago‎
Ministers-Buhari The journey for the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari's cabinet began on Tuesday as members of the National Assembly commenced screening of the ministerial nominees.

Real change 'll come through Dickson not a challenger — Rep Agbedi

Vanguard - ‎22 hours ago‎
Events in recent weeks have placed Bayelsa State squarely in the public eye as far as the future of the democratic experience in Nigeria is concerned.

MH17: Ukraine had reason to close airspace before crash, investigators say

CNN - ‎3 hours ago‎
(CNN) Ukrainian authorities had "sufficient reason" to close the airspace over conflict-stricken eastern Ukraine before the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, according to the findings of a Dutch investigation into the crash.

To Quell the Terror Wave, Get Ready for Increasing Israeli Force

Haaretz - ‎57 minutes ago‎
The string of terror attacks is about to dictate a fundamental change in Israel's response. The army will have to be called in, and the first address will be East Jerusalem.

Days of corruption in Customs over - CG Hameed Ali

DailyPost Nigeria - ‎16 hours ago‎
Col. Hameed Ali, the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Monday said corrupt practices would no longer be tolerated from its officers or clearing agents.

We must close gap between rich, poor Nigerians – Fayemi

Vanguard - ‎4 hours ago‎
Abuja - Former governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has underscored the need for Nigeria to close the gap between the rich and the poor.

How we foiled robbery attempts on two banks in Festac - Police

DailyPost Nigeria - ‎4 hours ago‎
yobe police The Police in Lagos on Tuesday foiled a robbery attempt on Access and Diamond bank in Lagos. The unsuccessful robbery which lasted several hours was abandoned due to the engagement of the Nigerian Police and other security agencies.

Abiola Ajimobi: Gov. says he forgives Shittu, supports his Ministerial nomination

Pulse Nigeria - ‎Oct 12, 2015‎
He said this when he received representatives of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs(NSCIA) in his office. Published: 12.10.2015; Pulse News Agency Local By NAN.

What we loved — and what we wish was better — about the Star Wars ...

Entertainment Weekly - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Star Wars Battlefront beta ended Tuesday after receiving a one-day extension, and publisher Electronic Arts announced that more than 9 million players logged in and played, making it the largest beta in the company's history.

Shots fired in Guinea capital after opposition election protests

TODAYonline - ‎17 minutes ago‎
CONAKRY - Guinea's presidential election was valid despite some logistical difficulties, European Union observers said on Tuesday in an apparent boost for a vote expected to return President Alpha Conde for another five years.

Project Positive Image of Africa, Uhuru Urges Media - ‎Oct 12, 2015‎
President Uhuru Kenyatta has challenged the media to embrace the tenets of good journalism and portray the accurate picture of Africa.

Remains of Burkina's hero Sankara riddled with bullets - lawyer

Reuters Africa - ‎1 hour ago‎
OUAGADOUGOU Oct 13 (Reuters) - An autopsy has shown the suspected remains of Burkina Faso's ex-president Thomas Sankara were riddled with bullets, strengthening assertions that he was executed in a 1987 coup, his family's lawyer said on Tuesday.

Man sentenced to 885-year imprisonment over child pornography

DailyPost Nigeria - ‎4 hours ago‎
A US Court has sentenced a 31-year-old man, Shawn Ryan Thomas, to 885 years in prison over the possession of a very large stash of child pornography.

Femi Fani-Kayode: Syria - Putin's bombs and a call to arms

DailyPost Nigeria - ‎15 hours ago‎
The sound and sight of Russian cruise missiles and smart bombs dropping on thousands of ISIL fighters in Syria is a thing of joy. It is like music to my ears.

Tribunal Affirms Sen. Saraki's Elections In Kwara

Leadership Newspapers - ‎9 hours ago‎
The National Assembly Petition Tribunal in Ilorin has affirmed the election of Dr Bukola Saraki as a senator representing Kwara Central.

Immigration Tragedy: Why We Halted Directive On Employment Offers To Bereaved ...

Leadership Newspapers - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, Alhaji Abubakar Magaji, has said that the inability of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) ill-fated recruitment victims' relations to commence work after issuance of appointment letters was ...

FG targets food exports by 2019

The Punch - ‎15 hours ago‎
The Federal Government has disclosed plans to begin exporting over 10 million metric tonnes of food items to member countries of the Economic Community of West African States by 2019.
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Market capitalisation edges higher as 25 stocks rise

The Punch - ‎15 hours ago‎
The equities segment of the Nigerian Stock Exchange opened the week on a negative note with key indicators closing higher on the back of gains by 25 stocks.

Buhari, Tanzanian president commend Dangote's business drive

Daily Times Nigeria - ‎Oct 11, 2015‎
President Muhammadu Buhari and his Tanzanian counterpart have described the business mogul, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, as Africa's economic stimulant whose investments had sustained economy stability and standard of living in the African continent.

Fuel not scarce, stop panic buying, NNPC tells Nigerians

Vanguard - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Tuesday, called on Nigerians to desist from panic buying of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as fuel, stating that it has about 23 days of product supply in all its depots across the country ...

A note-able proposition

Manila Bulletin - ‎6 hours ago‎
The name of the game in the smartphone industry is innovation. If a smartphone or a phablet fails innovate to differentiate itself from the countless others available in the market, it fades into obscurity.

5 Phabulous Facts About Tecno & The Phantom 5 - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Phantom 5's release comes on the back of the previous successful releases this year of TECNO, with analysts predicting the company to sell over 70 million units by the end of the year.

What's In A Messenger? - ‎11 hours ago‎
And about transforming social media into social commerce - something Facebook has remained fairly tight-lipped about, until recently, when asked about its plans for monetizing Messenger.

The Sharp Robot Phone is cute, but, nahh

TechCabal - ‎8 hours ago‎
It's cute. An anthropomorphous robot phone that waves at you when a reminder goes off; answers your calls, takes messages (and reads them out loud, if you choose) and ships with a built-in pico projector with which it can project photos, is Sharp's ...

Seyi Shay: Singer renews contract with Cloud9 Music

Pulse Nigeria - ‎10 hours ago‎
The new deal which reached on Friday, October 9, 2015, was announced on Cloud9's Instagram page. More details of the contract are yet to be disclosed.

Buhari's Daughter Opens Up On Alleged Marriage Plans To El-Rufai, Scandals

Information Nigeria - ‎2 hours ago‎
Zahra, the amiable daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari, has opened up on marriage plans, various insinuations about her kicking out a woman from a boutique in Abuja and many more.

Davido: Pop star parties with Young Jeezy, Trey Songz, shares bills with them

Pulse Nigeria - ‎7 hours ago‎
Nigerian pop star parties hard with Trey Songz, Young Jeezy in the city of Atlanta. Published: 16.09 , Refreshed: 17.51; Ayomide O. Tayo.

Darey drops star studded album, Naked

The Nation Newspaper - ‎2 hours ago‎
After weeks of anticipation, R&B superstar, Darey Art Alade has released his 5th studio album titled Naked. The album, which was released today, has been described as a raw musical expression which strips away pretense and exposes the very depth of ...

Oliseh: Why Eagles Dazzled Against Cameroon

Complete Sports Nigeria - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has highlighted the motivator factors behind his team's scintillating showing against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroun last Sunday in Brussels, Completesportsnigeria.

Ahmed Musa: Super Eagles captain says he can win CAF Player of the Year award

Pulse Nigeria - ‎10 hours ago‎
New captain of the Super Eagles, Ahmed Musa is convinced that he can win this year's CAF Player of the Year award. The CSKA forward is included in the list nominations' list which was recently released alongside former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent ...

Iheanacho In Trouble For Signing With Two Rival Management Companies

NAIJ.COM - ‎6 hours ago‎
According to Sports Day, the 19 year old signed a deal with Jonathan Barnett's Stellar Football Limited, a management outfit that manages Real Madrid star, Gareth Bale despite having anexisting deal with First Eleven Football Limited, a United States ...

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Golden Eaglets Leave For Chile

Golden Eaglets To Leave For Chile Under-17 world champions, the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria would leave for Santiago in Chile on Tuesday evening.

'It's Jaws!' Shocked tourists watch as great white shark devours a seal at ...

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
It was a pleasant enough day as the tourists waited to board the ferry home from the celebrated Alcatraz Island. And then a shark swam into view.

In Photos: Ada Lovelace Exhibit at London's Science Museum

Live Science - ‎2 hours ago‎
A new exhibit at London's Science Museum explores the work of Ada Lovelace, a Victorian-era intellectual and mathematician whose complex algorithms and prophetic theories about machines laid the groundwork for modern day computer programming.

Climate change response by world's oceans paints grim picture

Digital Journal - ‎47 minutes ago‎
University of Adelaide researchers are painting a grim picture for the future of the planet's oceans, global fisheries, and marine ecosystems due primarily to ocean warming and acidification.

Pebbles on Mars Shaped by Ancient Long-Gone Rivers Dozens of Miles Long - ‎2 hours ago‎
The shape of some Martian pebbles suggests these rocks once rolled dozens of miles down a river, hinting that ancient Martian waterways were stable and not merely ephemeral streams, researchers say.

Ebola: Calabar hospital releases 15 Quarantined Staff

TV360 - ‎Oct 12, 2015‎
The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital has disinfected and decontaminated the Accident and Emergency Unit of the hospital, following an Ebola scare last week.

Nigerian churches promoting witchcraft persecution in UK – Group

Naija247news - ‎Oct 12, 2015‎
bishop-oyedepo1 The significant rise in cases of witchcraft allegations and persecution in the UK has been attributed to the activities of African - especially Nigerian - churches in the country.

PHN, HSDF, Cambridge University, Others Form Partnership On Health Sector - ‎8 hours ago‎
The initiative, Healthcare Leadership Academy (HLA), which is an intervention of the Private Sector Health Alliance of Nigeria, Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation, alongside Cambridge University, Duke University, Lagos Business School, IHI and ...