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Nigeria truce is shaky, no news of abducted girls

Arab News - ‎3 hours ago‎
A student who escaped when Boko Haram rebels stormed a school and abducted schoolgirls, identifies her schoolmates from a video released by the Islamist rebel group at the Government House in Maiduguri, Borno State, in this May 15, 2014 file photo.

Police: Infant killed in Jerusalem attack, Palestinian driver shot

Ma'an News Agency - ‎2 hours ago‎
JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- An Israeli infant died and at least eight others were injured when a Palestinian driver slammed his car into a light rail station in occupied East Jerusalem, Israeli officials said.

Oscar Pistorius' family ''intimidated people'' during the killer's trial, it has been ... - ‎10 minutes ago‎
The double-amputee sprinter got five years for shooting girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp but could be out in just 10 months. Her friend Marc Batchelor said of Pistorius's family: “They were hostile in court.

Ebola-free: How did Nigeria and Senegal do it?

Los Angeles Times - ‎10 hours ago‎
International health authorities have heralded Nigeria and Senegal as examples of how countries can beat back Ebola. Both nations reacted quickly when the disease that is still ravaging parts of West Africa showed up within their borders by isolating patients ...

Oldest Human Genome Reconstructed

Daily Beast - ‎2 hours ago‎
Scientists have reconstructed by far the oldest human genome on record from the femur bone belonging to a 45,000-year-old Siberian man.

UPN Crisis Sponsored By Moles – Fasehun

Leadership Newspapers - ‎5 hours ago‎
Dr Frederick Fasehun on Wednesday said he remained the bonafide National Chairman of the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN), blaming the crisis facing the party on moles that were planted within it.

Bill To Abolish Polytechnic, University Dichotomy Passes Second Reading At ...

CHANNELS TELEVISION - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Senate A bill to abolish and prohibit dichotomy and discrimination between university graduates and holders of the Higher National Diploma (HND) in the same profession has passed second reading in the Nigerian Senate.

Adamawa's ex-acting gov renders stewardship, 'left N700m behind'

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎4 hours ago‎
FORMER Acting Governor of Adamawa State, Alhaji Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, Wednesday rendered stewardship for the close to three months he held sway at the Government House, Yola before his ouster by a ruling of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

Chinese peacekeepers expected in South Sudan at start of 2015 - U.N. - ‎15 minutes ago‎
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Some 700 Chinese peacekeepers are expected to join a United Nations mission in South Sudan at the start of next year, the head of the U.N.

President effects minor cabinet reshuffle

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎1 hour ago‎
AS a fall out of the resignation early this week by seven cabinet ministers, President Goodluck Jonathan Wednesday announced a minor reshuffle in the Federal Executive Council (FEC).

Challenge to Anti-LGBT Law in Nigeria Dismissed

Human Rights Campaign (blog) - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Nigeria Flag Today Nigeria's Federal High Court dismissed a challenge to Nigeria's vast and oppressive anti-LGBT law according to BuzzFeed News.

PF cautions 'careless' HH

Zambia Daily Mail - ‎42 minutes ago‎
THE Patriotic Front (PF) has described as careless United Party for National Development (UPND) president Hakainde Hichilema's call on Zambians to commemorate the golden jubilee as opposed to celebrating the occasion.

Delta 2015: Turn Of Delta North

Leadership Newspapers - ‎8 hours ago‎
As the African legend Nelson Mandela rightly stated “For to be free is not merely to cast off One's chains, but more importantly to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.

'We Will Find MH370' Vows Minister as Second Ship Joins Search - ‎7 hours ago‎
Malaysia's defense minister promised Wednesday that missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 would eventually be found. Speaking aboard the GO Phoenix, a vessel that recently returned to port in Australia after months in the search area, Hishammuddin ...

UPDATE 1-Nigeria assumes $78 a barrel oil price benchmark for 2015 budget

Reuters Africa - ‎6 hours ago‎
(Adds context, comparisons). LAGOS Oct 22 (Reuters) - Nigeria is assuming an oil price price of $78 per barrel for its 2015 budget, up from $77.5 per barrel in 2014, according to its 2015-2017 budget framework document seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

Naira Rebounds From 7-Month Low on Nigerian Intervention

Businessweek - ‎9 hours ago‎
Nigeria's naira strengthened, rebounding from the lowest level in seven months, on speculation the central bank is intervening by selling dollars.

Gas Plant Could Offer Solution to Ghana's Power Woes

Voice of America - ‎6 hours ago‎
ACCRA—. Ghanaians are struggling with crippling 12-hour power cuts across the country. Authorities are hoping a nearly-completed gas processing plant could be the key to alleviating the country's energy woes.

FRSC ‎Seeks Improved Partnership With LEADERSHIP Hausa

Leadership Newspapers - ‎9 hours ago‎
In the bid to enlighten the Nigeria Drivers and populace at large, the Federal Road Safety Corps, Zonal 7 is seeking the continued partnership of LEADERSHIP group in the areas of translating some of their stories to the Hausa language for the LEADERSHIP ...

MTN Upgrades Zambian Mobile Banking To Accommodate Growing Market

Ventures Africa - ‎7 hours ago‎
VENTURES AFRICA - Multinational mobile telecommunications company MTN Group has started upgrading its MTN Mobile Money services in Zambia to accommodate the new customers flooding into the country's growing mobile banking market.

Finding Fela: Femi Kuti Talks Following In His Father's Footsteps [Part 3 of 3]

AFKInsider - ‎5 hours ago‎
In part three of AFKInsider's interview with musician Femi Kuti and Stephen Hendel, executive director of the documentary “Finding Fela,” they talk about Fela's political edge as it relates to the film's story.

PHOTOS: Mavin Crew 'Shut' Down Manchester

NAIJ.COM - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Mavin crew who are currently in the United Kingdom, wowed their fans with their performance, last night during their concert held at the Ritz Manchester.

Nigeria to play friendly with North African team

GlobalPost - ‎1 hour ago‎
LAGOS, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria's Super Eagles will face a team from North Africa in a friendly game as part of activities to formally open the new Akwa Ibom Stadium in southern city of Uyo.

We chose Uyo Stadium for Eagles' game purely on merit, says NFF

The Guardian Nigeria - ‎1 hour ago‎
THE Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Wednesday insisted that its choice of the newly constructed Uyo International Stadium as venue for the November 19 Nations Cup qualifier between the Super Eagles and South Africa was based purely on football ...

Ogbala tasks Falcons on finishing

SuperSport (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
Former Rivers Angels coach, Obi Ogbala has said the Super Falcons must up their game to chance winning the coveted trophy of the ongoing 9th African Women Championship (AWC) in Namibia.

Ronaldo scores 70th as Real beats Liverpool 3-0

SFGate - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Photo: Jon Super, AP Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Champions League group B soccer match between Liverpool and Real Madrid at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014.

'Pretty Goofy': Weird Dinosaur Was Cross Between Barney and Jar Jar Binks - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws.

Cosmonauts leave space station for space walk

News24 - ‎2 hours ago‎
Rick Mastracchio participates in the first Expedition 38 spacewalk designed to troubleshoot a faulty coolant pump on the Ineternational Space Station(ISS).

Business Latest: Industry risk from climate change

MSNBC - ‎58 minutes ago‎
INDUSTRIES FACING BIG RISKS FROM CLIMATE CHANGE: Rising temperatures and sea levels, and increased incidence of extreme weather events pose a threat to the global economy.

Georgia tracking 20 travelers from West Africa

Atlanta Journal Constitution - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Georgia public health authorities are monitoring 20 travelers who have arrived in the state in recent days from countries affected by the Ebola epidemic.

Dallas hospital caught in spotlight in Ebola case

SFGate - ‎6 minutes ago‎
Presbyterian's emergency department failed to meet five national benchmarks of patient care, according to the hospital's most recent report to the federal government.
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