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Dickson, Sylva lock horns at Bayelsa gov debate

Vanguard - ‎1 hour ago‎
YENAGOA-IT was a night of conflict and drama between the Bayelsa State governor and candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Seriake Dickson and his top challenger and flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Timipre Sylva, as they ...

Alleged N19.2bn fraud: Court dismisses 50-count charge against Sylva

Vanguard - ‎1 hour ago‎
ABUJA—A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday, dismissed the 50-count charge the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, preferred against the former governor of Bayelsa State, and All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship ...

Which way Nigeria?

Vanguard - ‎Nov 24, 2015‎
The first two verses of the title song of that album capture, for me, the state of our country today. Every thing seems to be at a standstill as we grapple with ancient problems we ought by now to be done with.

Ortom wants compensation for victims of military attack

Vanguard - ‎1 hour ago‎
MAKURDI - Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has called for compensation for victims of the recent alleged military attack on civilians in the North Bank area of Makurdi town.

Alleged N70m bribery: Orubebe kicks, as FG applies to amend charge

Vanguard - ‎1 hour ago‎
ABUJA—The Federal Government, yesterday, applied to amend the four-count charge it filed against the former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, sitting in Abuja.

Biafra: IPOB disowns S-East govs, Ohanaeze over meeting with FG

Vanguard - ‎45 minutes ago‎
This came as the leader of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, appealed to the Federal Government to unconditionally release the detained Director of Radio Biafra, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu.

Buhari, Saraki, Ekweremadu: A new life

Vanguard - ‎9 minutes ago‎
The thought of President Muhammadu Buhari and Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu sitting to eat in the same room with Senators Bukola Saraki and Ike Ekweremadu would have been considered foolhardy not too long ago.

Wada and his council chairmen: Intrigues and power play

Vanguard - ‎1 hour ago‎
The uncertainty over the fate of Governor Idris Wada in the inconclusive governorship election in his state has not stopped him from also putting the lower level political actors at the local government level in a state of uncertainty.

Alleged $2bn fraud: Court declines to summon Dasuki

Vanguard - ‎54 minutes ago‎
ABUJA - The Federal Government, yesterday, failed to persuade the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court to summon the former National Security Adviser, NSA, Col.

Women march on Lagos Assembly to demand equality

The Nation Newspaper - ‎1 hour ago‎
It urged President Muhammadu Buhari and Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to give more opportunity to women. The group marched on the Lagos State House of Assembly with placards bearing various inscriptions, such as: “Don't play politics with ...

Pope Francis in Africa: Leadership and Inspiration in the Fa......

New Vision - ‎6 hours ago‎
A visit by Pope Francis to the UN Environment Programme headquarters in Nairobi as part of his Africa tour will come only days before the beginning of the seminal COP21 climate conference in Paris.

After Roller-Coaster Year, Burkina Votes for New President

NDTV - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Supporters of Burkina Faso's presidential candidate Saran Sere Sereme wave placards during a campaign meeting in Ouagadougou on November 26, 2015.

Dlamini stays, Vavi voted out for good

Times LIVE - ‎2 hours ago‎
The election of new leaders would usher in a "new chapter" in the life of Cosatu, the beleaguered labour union federation's president, Sidumo Dlamini, declared yesterday.

Kenya says 'deal is done' at ASP on Ruto case

K24 TV - ‎3 hours ago‎
Kenya's bid to exempt Deputy President William Ruto's case from the provisions of rule 68 inched closer to reality after its delegation to the Assembly of States Parties reported a last minute breakthrough with the bureau approving its position.

Mali Arrests Two Suspects Linked To Hotel Attack

MAli Special forces in Mali have arrested two suspects in connection with the siege at a hotel in Bamako that left 20 people dead.

Burundi suspends 10 civil society groups as crisis deepens

Daily Times - ‎Nov 24, 2015‎
NAIROBI: Burundi's interior minister suspended 10 civil society groups, accusing them of fueling widespread violence in recent months, a senior official said on Tuesday.

CBN dismisses allegation of banking distress

Vanguard - ‎2 hours ago‎
LAGOS - The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), yesterday, dismissed allegation that some banks are experiencing distress. Economy. In a statement, yesterday, Director Corporate Communication, CBN, Alhaji Ibrahim Mu'azu, said: “The attention of the Central ...

DPR seals 50 petrol stations in Oyo

The Nation Newspaper - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Oyo and Osun field office, has sealed 50 petrol stations in Ibadan and environs for hoarding and selling petrol above the approved N87.

Black Friday: best deals are on today

The Nation Newspaper - ‎1 hour ago‎
Black Friday, the biggest discount bonanza for shoppers, is here again. The bonanza, introduced by online shop Jumia two years ago, offers great deals to shoppers with Jumia selling double awoof vouchers which offer customers double items for their ...

Why Customs 'll on physically examine cargo – Edike

Vanguard - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has said that it will continue physical examination of cargo for now because scanners which should aid e-examination are broken down.

Lenovo Yoga 900 review: Same thin design with fewer compromises

Engadget - ‎7 hours ago‎
Lenovo's Yoga laptops hardly need an introduction at this point: The company's iconic 2-in-1s are so popular that its competitors have been copying them right and left.

Infinix Note 2 Launched & Priced: Official Specs Revealed

TechRez - ‎5 hours ago‎
Infinix Mobility has introduced the latest Note series product, the brand new Infinix Note 2. It is the most advanced Note series product ever.

Google can remotely reset passwords in 74% of Android devices

TechCabal - ‎10 hours ago‎
Google already has vast troves of data on everyone in the world. A couple of our favourite Android apps also dole out our location data to advertisers from time to time.

Drug driving suit mimics taking the wheel stoned - ‎22 hours ago‎
A simulation suit that mimics the effects on wearer's reactions of taking illegal substances has been developed by scientists to show young drivers the dangers of getting behind the wheel while intoxicated by drugs.

Calabar Carnival 2015: Gov Ayade adopts beauty queens

Vanguard - ‎41 minutes ago‎
If you are a beauty queen, and you have the energy to rock on the streets, then you need not worry any more as Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has offered to put smiles in your face this season.

Nigerian rap star, Olamide loses dad

P.M. News - ‎4 hours ago‎
The YBNL boss announced the passing away of his father Thursday on the microblogging site, Instagram. The bereaved star didn't share the details of his father's demise.

10 Nigerian Music Artistes Who Have Been Influenced By Late Fela Kuti

Nigerian Bulletin - ‎13 hours ago‎
Born on 15 October 1938 in Abeokuta, Ogun State, into an upper-middle-class family, Fela Anikulapo Kuti is known to be the King of Afrobeat music genre, human rights activist, and political maverick.

Too much politics in Nigerian music industry - Burna Boy

DailyPost Nigeria - ‎7 hours ago‎
Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer, Burna boy, has expressed his thoughts on the music industry and the degree of politics he thinks is involved therein.

CAF U-23 AFCON: Siasia faces double pressure

Vanguard - ‎9 minutes ago‎
NIGERIA's Under-23 team coach Samson Siasia is under intense pressure to produce result when Nigeria tackle Mali in the group B opener of the Under-23 African Cup of Nations, Sunday at the Caroline Faye Stadium, in Mbour, Senegal.

Uzoenyi to quit his N100m a year job in SA

Vanguard - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ex-Enugu Rang-ers winger Ejike Uzoenyi is expected to soon quit South African club Mamelodi Sundowns, where he is reportedly on 5m Rands (about 100 million Naira) a year.

Newcastle, Sunderland scramble for Obafemi

Vanguard - ‎4 hours ago‎
PREMIER League clubs Newcastle United and Sunderland have been linked with signing Nigerian striker Obafemi Martins on a short-term loan deal in the MLS off-season.

Buhari to lead 41 delegates to UN climate change conference

WorldStage - ‎Nov 25, 2015‎
WorldStage Newsonline-- President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to lead 41 Nigerian delegates to the United Nations Conference on Climate Change scheduled to hold in Paris from 30th November, 2015 to 11th December, 2015.

$16 billion needed to fight climate change here

CNBC - ‎10 hours ago‎
The World Bank is calling for $16 billion in funding to help Africa and its people adapt to climate change or face diseases and crippling food price inflation.

Mars to lose its largest moon, Phobos, but gain a ring

Financial Company Voices - ‎Nov 25, 2015‎
According to NASA, the larger Martian moon, Phobos, is spiraling in toward the Red Planet and will eventually be destroyed in tens of millions of years, but it turns out that it may have a second career after its death.

How the world fell in love with Einstein's humanity | Bangkok Post: news

Bangkok Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
Albert Einstein announced his greatest achievement, the general theory of relativity, in Berlin a century ago, on Nov 25, 1915. For many years, hardly any physicist could understand it.

NACA uncovers 3500 male sex workers in Abuja

The Nation Newspaper - ‎1 hour ago‎
The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) yesterday said about 3,500 male sex workers have been identified in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Nigeria, 2 others unite to defeat breast cancer

Vanguard - ‎Nov 25, 2015‎
IN the bid to combat the menace of breast cancer and encourage its control and management, Nigeria, South Africa and the US, participated in an all-female polo tournament with special focus on creating awareness among at risk groups and individuals.

Players' union dispute: APFON may shun NFF parley

The Nation Newspaper - ‎10 hours ago‎
The Association of Professional Footballers of Nigeria (APFON), the country's official players' union, has demanded for more clarification on a proposed meeting called by NFF with another body NANF today in Lagos.

Insurgency: Nigerian physicians hold conference on family dislocation, others

Daily Trust - ‎8 hours ago‎
Due to disruption and dislocation in family and community dynamics by kidnappings and insurgency The Society of Family Physicians of Nigeria (SOFPON) will Thursday hold a conference in Abuja on 'Civil unrest and emerging health challenges in Nigeria.