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EFCC declares former deputy governor of Osun state Omisore wanted

Daily Trust - ‎9 hours ago‎
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has declared a former deputy governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore wanted, Daily Trust gathered Tuesday.

Reps investigate tax incentives, waivers to multinationals

Vanguard - ‎3 hours ago‎
ABUJA—THE House of Representatives, yesterday, mandated its Committee on Finance and Public Accounts to investigate tax incentives and waivers granted to multinational corporations operating in the country.

Mile 12 riots: Court discharges suspects

Vanguard - ‎8 hours ago‎
Chief Magistrate Bola Osunsanmi of an Ikeja Magistrate Court Tuesday set free 32 out of the 177 suspects charged to court over the March 3, 2016 Mile 12 market riot in Kosofe local government area of Lagos state.

Lake Chad Basin is world's most neglected humanitarian crisis: UN aid chief

Reuters Canada - ‎5 hours ago‎
ISTANBUL (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - West Africa's Lake Chad region is the world's most neglected humanitarian crisis, where poverty and desertification have been compounded by violence caused by Boko Haram, the U.N.

FG closes false asset declaration case against Orubebe

The Punch - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Federal Government closed its case against a former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr. Godsday Orubebe, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal in Abuja, after the first prosecution witness, Mr. Samuel Madojemu, completed his evidence on Tuesday.

Bill to curb sexual harassment in tertiary institutions passes 2nd Reading in Senate

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎13 hours ago‎
To stem the tide of all forms of Sexual Harassment in Nigeria's Tertiary Institutions, the Senate on Tuesday, began consideration of a bill aimed at stipulating strict penalty for randy lecturers or whoever exploits female students in higher ...

The Kind Of Governor Ondo Needs Now – Borrofice

Leadership Newspapers - ‎1 hour ago‎
Senator Roberts Ajayi Boroffice, is one of the leading aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Ondo State governorship race.

Our people in Southeast 're against grazing reserves — TA Orji

Vanguard - ‎2 hours ago‎
Senator Theodore Ahamefule Orji, immediate past governor of Abia State presently represents Abia Central Senatorial District in the Senate.

IMPORT DUTY: FG loses N447bn through waivers —SENATE

Vanguard - ‎2 hours ago‎
ABUJA—THE Senate, yesterday, said the Federal Government lost revenue to the tune of N447,451,296,687.87 through waivers, concessions and grants in five years— from 2011 to 2015.

Unlawful Detention: NYCN President Seeks N200m Damages

Leadership Newspapers - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Senior Special Assistant to the Senate President on Youth and Student Matters and President of National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, Barrister Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere is seeking N200million as damages for his detention by the Department of State ...

Looters block effort to recover £300m Abacha's loot –FG

The Punch - ‎3 hours ago‎
An attempt by the Federal Government to repatriate £300m stolen funds from the State of Jersey (an autonomous British territory) has suffered a setback, says the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama.

African traditions, solutions to continent's problems

The Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
It has been 59 years since the first African country, Ghana, gained independence and 22 years since South Africa overcame the Apartheid regime and held its first democratic elections in 1994.

Alleged husband killer's trial: DPP withdraws from case

The Nation Newspaper - ‎4 hours ago‎
here was a drama yesterday at the resumed hearing of the trial of the female lawyer, Mrs Yewande Oyediran, accused of killing her husband.

Fasehun flays Buhari's anti-graft war

The Nation Newspaper - ‎4 hours ago‎
The founder of the Oodua People's Congress (OPC), Dr Fredrick Fasehun, has described President Muhammadu Buhari's anti- corruption war as a clamp down on the members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Desmond Tutu's Daughter Quits Anglican Church After Marrying a Woman

Fox News - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Rev. Canon Mpho Tutu-Van Firth, the daughter of former Cape Town Archbishop Desmond Tutu, has revealed that she is giving up her church license over her decision to marry a woman.

No sign of EgyptAir plane technical problems before takeoff: sources

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
CAIRO/PARIS The EgyptAir jet that disappeared last week did not show technical problems before taking off from Paris, sources within the Egyptian investigation committee said late on Tuesday.

Plan to expel Senator Shehu Sani handiwork of hired agents - 'Kaduna True APC'

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎7 hours ago‎
Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Kaduna State under the auspices of 'True APC' (AKIDA), Tuesday frowned at the purported plans to expel the Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Senator Shehu Sani from the party, ...

FG saves N220bn through integrated payroll system

The Punch - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Federal Government on Tuesday said it had recorded savings of about N220bn since April 2007 when it commenced the implementation of the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System.

New Forex Policy Out Soon, Says CBN

Leadership Newspapers - ‎1 hour ago‎
A more flexible foreign exchange policy would soon become operational in the country, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said yesterday.

Terminal operators lost N58.9bn in eight years – Report

The Punch - ‎3 hours ago‎
Terminal operators at Nigerian seaports have in the last eight years lost N58.9bn, a report by Akintola Deloitte has revealed. A copy of the report that was made available to our correspondent stated that the loss was due to a combination of factors ...

Assessing consumers' plight as electricity supply worsens nationwide

National Mirror - ‎2 hours ago‎
Despite the promises of the Federal Government and the power generation and distribution investors to improve electricity over the past three years, power supply have worsened in all parts of the country, thereby suggesting that unbundling and ...

The FCC's move to unlock cable boxes gets a push from racial justice groups

Digital Trends - ‎2 hours ago‎
The FCC has been flirting with the possibility of unlocking set-top boxes, allowing devices from third-parties like Roku or Apple to replace your cable box, but the change hasn't happened yet.

Twitter Says Goodbye To All '.@'

NDTV - ‎32 minutes ago‎
But ".@" no more! Twitter will now automatically show those stage whisper tweets to all your followers. Twitter announced a plan to make itself simpler Tuesday by, among other things, removing the need for a popular, improvised equivalent of a stage ...

Facebook apologizes after fat-shaming model Tess Holliday

Fusion - ‎1 hour ago‎
Taryn Hillin is Fusion's love and sex writer, with a large focus on the science of relationships. She also loves dogs, Bourbon barrel-aged beers and popcorn -- not necessarily in that order.

With Trending Topics, Facebook Is Creating Its Own News Cycle

WIRED - ‎5 hours ago‎
When people accused Facebook of political bias, the Senate demanded answers. Now it has them—12 pages of them. In a lengthy response to lawmakers, the company says it found no evidence that anyone on its Trending Topics team suppresses ...

Home Celebrity 5 incredible things that have happened to Tiwa Savage in the past...

YNaija - ‎9 hours ago‎
It'll be exactly 5 weeks this Thursday, since that now infamous Instagram rant by TeeBillz that set off a chain reaction threatening his wife, Tiwa Savage's career.

Patience Ozokwor is leaving Nollywood?

News24 Nigeria - ‎14 hours ago‎
Famous for her 'wicked mother-in-law' roles, Ozokwor said she fasted for 30 days this year which led to the revelation. The actress has also dumped wearing Dreads, Jewelries and trousers, that she could have gone to Hell, if she died December 31, 2015 ...

CDQ parts ways with Tee Billz's 323 Entertainment

News24 Nigeria - ‎6 hours ago‎
Lagos - A couple of months ago Tee Billz signed one of the hottest artists of 2015, rapper, CDQ, to his management group 323 Entertainment.

Nigeria's 'tomato emergency' prompts online outrage — at Spain

Washington Post - ‎10 hours ago‎
Over the past few days, a number of Nigerian social media accounts have been posting photographs of La Tomatina in Bunol, Spain. For the uninitiated, La Tomatina is a festival that takes place in August and involves 20,000 participants from all over ...

Moses pulls out of Eagles friendlies

Vanguard - ‎5 hours ago‎
Nigeria striker Victor Moses has pulled out of the Super Eagles friendlies against Mali and Luxembourg later this month. Victor Moses.

Federation Cup: Round of 64 matches begin today

Vanguard - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Round of 64 matches of this year's men Federation Cup competition, as well as the first round matches of the women competition, will begin across the country today.

Mourinho 'agreed terms with Manchester'

Independent Online - ‎44 minutes ago‎
London - English soccer's biggest club seem to have secured the services of the sport's most colourful manager after Jose Mourinho, according to Sky TV reports, agreed personal terms with Manchester United on Tuesday.

Olympics: Siasia warns players against lateness

The Punch - ‎4 hours ago‎
National U-23 Team coach Samson Siasia has warned the invited overseas-based players for the Suwon Invitational Tournament–which serves as part of the team's preparations for the 2016 Olympic Games - to report to camp on Wednesday (today) or risk ...

UN Environment Assembly Opens in Nairobi

Nature World News - ‎45 minutes ago‎
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, speaks during the opening of the Climate Action 2016 Summit at the Willard Hotel, May 5, 2016 in Washington, DC.

Ogoniland's Cleanup To Begin On June 2 - Minister - ‎10 hours ago‎
“Consequently, in the next few weeks, the government will commence activities towards the cleaning of the oil-polluted Ogoniland to halt further degradation of biological resources and the ecosystem and restore the livelihoods of the people ...

Super solar flares may have kicked off life on Earth

The Weather Network - ‎3 hours ago‎
Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 7:13 PM - How did life on Earth develop, and how did the planet warm enough to sustain that life under the glow of a cooler, younger Sun?

Recent find sheds light on ancient China's beer-brewing practices

Toronto Star - ‎5 hours ago‎
5,000-year-old pottery fragments reveal that China was introduced to barley 1,000 years before previously thought. A funnelled vessel used for beer making in China.

African health ministers urged to join hands against NTDS

National Mirror - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Hon Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Folorunso Adewole has called on African Ministers of Health to work together in bringing the Neglected Tropical Diseases [NTDs] into the health agenda, create awareness around it and ensure that it is no longer ...

Angola: Switzerland - Angolan Minister Praises Government's Efforts to Combat Yellow Fever - ‎15 hours ago‎
Geneva - The Health Minister, Luís Gomes Sambo, stressed on Monday in Geneva (Switzerland), the efforts of the Angolan Government and partners in the fight against yellow fever outbreak plaguing the country since December 2015.

To prevent Sickle Cell Disease, know your genotype before marriage- Professor Michael Kehinde

Vanguard - ‎21 hours ago‎
Who has Sickle Cell Disease, SCD, and why are some people born with this disease? In the view of Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, CMUL, Professor Michael Kehinde, not less than 300,000 children ...

Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly opens in Geneva (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
23 MAY 2016 | GENEVA - WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan opened the Sixty-ninth World Health Assembly with words of celebration, warning, and hope.