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Military frees 275 suspected Boko Haram members

The Punch - ‎22 minutes ago‎
The Nigerian military on Friday released 275 persons, including two Nigeriens and two Cameroonians, who were arrested and detained in connection with Boko Haram insurgency in Borno State.

How Edgar Latulip solved the 30-year-old mystery of his own disappearance

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
For 30 years, Edgar Latulip didn't remember his own name or realise he was living 130 kilometres from home, where there were competing theories about how and where he had most likely died.

More PHOTOS as Olajumoke 'The bread-seller' takes delivery of luxury apartment in Lagos

Nigerian Entertainment Today - ‎8 hours ago‎
Olajumoke Orisaguna, who rose to fame days after photo bombing a shoot involving Nigerian photographer TY Bello and UK music star Tinie Tempah, recently took delivery of fully furnished luxury apartment in Lagos courtesy of the Sijibomi Ogundele-led ...

We'll bring changes into governance – Edebiri, Edo PDP guber aspirant

Vanguard - ‎2 hours ago‎
CHIEF SOLOMON EDEBIRI was the revelation during the 2012 governorship election debate organized for candidates. He had contested the election under the platform of the now defunct All Nigeria People's Party (ANPP), a party that was not so popular in ...

South Korean Companies Appeal to Save Kaesong Complex

Voice of America - ‎1 hour ago‎
February 12, 2016 7:32 PM. SEOUL—. South Korean companies hit hard by Seoul's decision to suspend operations at an inter-Korean industrial complex are trying to save the joint venture from being permanently abandoned.

Syria Truce Deal Makes Aid a Political Tool, Critics Say

New York Times - ‎58 minutes ago‎
UNITED NATIONS - Leaders of humanitarian aid organizations have, over the last few months, repeatedly implored the warring parties in Syria and their backers not to use the delivery of food and medicine as a bargaining chip in their negotiations about ...

$26m Halliburton scam: EFCC quizzes SAN

The Punch - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has stepped up investigations into the Halliburton bribe case. To this end, the EFCC invited a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Damian Dodo, over his alleged role in the $26m bribery scandal.

Tension, anxiety in senate as Saraki keeps date with destiny

The Punch - ‎2 hours ago‎
As Nigerians await both the resumption of plenary at the senate next week and the full commencement of the trial of Senate President, Dr.

Padding, confusion trailing APC budget of change

The Punch - ‎3 hours ago‎
The All Progressives Congress described as unprecedented the N6.08tn budget of change that President Muhammadu Buhari presented to a joint session of the 8th National Assembly recently.

Insecurity: Sultan proposes constitutional amendment to integrate traditional, religious leaders

The Nation Newspaper - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III, yesterday proposed an amendment of the 1999 Constitution to integrate traditional and religious institutions into the country's security architecture.

Ruto Wins Big as ICC bars use of recanted evidence

The Star, Kenya - ‎26 minutes ago‎
KICK IT: DP William Ruto plays with schoolchildren at Safaricom Stadium Kasarani during the launch of the Chevrolet One World Play Football project on February 12, 2016.

I'm not afraid of EFCC, ICPC probe – Fayose

The Punch - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said that he is not afraid of being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission or the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission.
I Am Ready For EFCC, ICPC Probe, Says Fayose
Fayose and lonely Jonathan

4 UN peacekeepers among 7 troops killed in Mali attacks

The Nation - ‎26 minutes ago‎
BAMAKO - Four United Nations peacekeepers died and several others were wounded when suspected Islamists attacked their base in Mali's restive north, as three Malian soldiers perished in an ambush in the same region, security sources said.

Al-Bashir appeal: Rome Statute under scrutiny

Independent Online - ‎8 hours ago‎
Bloemfontein - Did the government break the law when it allowed Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir to leave the country last year, despite a warrant for his arrest having been issued by the International Criminal Court (ICC)?

Fear pervasive after Mexican prison riot that killed 49

Economic Times - ‎20 hours ago‎
MONTERREY (MEXICO): A prison riot that left 49 inmates hacked, beaten or burned to death opened searing questions about gang rule, extortion and human rights violations in Mexico's overcrowded prisons, where people merely awaiting trial are mixed in ...

UAE creates 'ministry of happiness' to boost well-being of citizens

Ahram Online - ‎9 hours ago‎
From (L) to (R) Shamma Al Mazrui, the Minister of State for Youth, Ohood Al Roumi, the Minister of State for Happiness and Jamila Salim Al Muhairi, newly-appointed Minister of State for Education of the United Arab Emirates.

Why we affirmed Wike's, Amosun's elections –Supreme Court

The Punch - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Supreme Court on Friday explained why it affirmed the election of Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party as the governor of Rivers State and that of Ibikunle Amosun of the All Progressives Congress as the governor of Ogun State.

Naira slides to 338 as dollar scarcity lingers

The Punch - ‎2 hours ago‎
The naira hit a record low of 338 against the greenback on Friday, a day after the Bankers Committee announced its decision to stop providing foreign exchange for school fees and medical bills payment.

Naira crashes to all time low against US Dollar

NAIJ.COM - ‎8 hours ago‎
... - The Naira has crashed to a record low of N325 for USD1 on the parallel market. - The slump comes amid concerns about the Naria's devaluation and the global slump in crude oil prices.

NCC To Sanction Telecom Operators Who Defraud Nigerians Through Drop Calls

Osun Defender - ‎2 hours ago‎
Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice-Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commissions (NCC), on Friday, said the Commission would sanction telecommunication operators who defrauded Nigerians through dropped-calls.

Alleged N1.35bn fraud: EFCC tenders more documents against Lamido, sons, others

National Mirror - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, said it had called more witnesses against former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, his two sons, and two others facing trial over alleged N1.35 fraud perpetrated while the former governor ...

A gift for Koko master, D Banj

The Punch - ‎17 minutes ago‎
He might not have released a hit track in recent times, but the Koko Master, Dapo Oyebanjo, popularly known as D Banj, remains a household name in the Nigerian music industry.

Agencies Contend Facebook Is Breaching French Privacy Laws

NewsFactor Network - ‎18 hours ago‎
Two agencies contend Facebook is breaching privacy laws in France by tracking and using the personal Relevant Products/Services of more than 30 million users, as well as non-users who are browsing the Internet.

New WhatsApp For Android Emoji Set Includes The Burrito & More, So Here Are 10 Top Picks To Start Overusing ...

Bustle - ‎5 hours ago‎
For Android users, it may seem like an announcement that has been simply ages in coming: The WhatsApp for Android emoji set now includes some of the most sought-after digital pictograms - ones which have been available to iOS users since the great ...

I was shy to ask Odunlade Adekola for a selfie – Tiwa Savage

Nigerian Entertainment Today - ‎10 hours ago‎
Earlier today, Mavin first lady, Tiwa Savage ran into award winning Nollywood actor, Odunlade Adekola at an event in Lagos and she couldn't help but take a selfie with the talented actor.

"Omotola The Real Me"5 things we would like to see on 2nd season of reality series

Pulse Nigeria - ‎14 hours ago‎
Did you find the first season annoying, boring, fake or exciting? While we are excited about its return, there are some things we would love see this season.

VIDEO: Emma Nyra feat. Patoranking – For My Matter (Remix)

Nigerian Entertainment Today - ‎15 hours ago‎
Emma Nyra drops the music video to the remix of her track titled 'For My Matter'. The remix features Patoranking. The video was directed by Garth Von Glehn.

See D'banj's birthday message to siblings, Kayswitch and his twin sister

Nigerian Entertainment Today - ‎8 hours ago‎
As Kayswitch and his twin sister, Taiwo celebrate their 31st birthday today amidst congratulatory messages, their big brother and music superstar, D'banj has also sent his own shout out.

Tottenham, serious contender for a place in Champions League

Economic Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Amid the buzz about surprise leaders Leicester City and the stuttering challenges of Arsenal and Manchester City, another contender in the Premier League has been working pretty much in the shadows.

Champions League: Enyimba fall to Vipers

Vanguard - ‎2 hours ago‎
Enyimba yesterday started their 2016 CAF Champions League campaign on a bad note, losing 1-0 to Ugandan champions, Vipers SC in a preliminary round first leg match at the Nakivubo stadium.

Akwa Utd, Nasarawa begin Confederation Cup campaign

National Mirror - ‎2 hours ago‎
It is going to be a very busy weekend for Nigeria's representatives in this year's Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) championships when they confront their opponents in the first leg of the preliminary round matches of both the CAF Champions ...

LMC plans big for league legend Victor Ezeji

News24 Nigeria - ‎12 hours ago‎
Lagos - The League Management Company (LMC) have revealed that they had in stock great plans to celebrate and honour veteran player and league legend Victor Ezeji as he retired after two decades of meritorious service in the Nigeria premiership.

Nurse's son leads India in LIGO project

Times of India - ‎2 hours ago‎
AHMEDABAD: His mother was working as a staff-nurse in a government hospital of Dhanbad in undivided Bihar, while his father used to do office work in West Bengal Electricity Company.

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Air Pollution Claims 5.5 Million Lives a Year, Making It the Fourth-Leading Cause of Death Worldwide

Newsweek - ‎2 hours ago‎
You probably don't think of air pollution as a factor that affects how long you will live. It's actually the fourth greatest risk of death, though, right after high blood pressure, dietary risks and smoking.

Time to say goodbye to comet probe Philae

The Nation - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Ground controllers said Friday they would stop sending commands to comet probe Philae, announcing it was 'time to say goodbye' to the robot lab resting after a captivating science mission.

Zika Virus: FG Gives Olympic Team A Clean Slate

Leadership Newspapers - ‎17 hours ago‎
In preparation of the 2016 Olympics taking place in Brazil, the federal government has said the Nigerian can attend the games event as there are no substantial grounds to stop them.

Lassa fever: Nigeria gets $290000 equipment from AfDB

The Punch - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Federal Government has received a donation of health equipment worth $290,000 from the African Development Bank as a support for the fight against Lassa fever and other health challenges in the country.

Commissioner Urges Robust Advocacy On Female Genital Mutilation

Leadership Newspapers - ‎4 hours ago‎
government policy to develop advocacy to educate and enlighten community and religious leaders on the ills of Female Genital Mutilation.

Valentine's Day: NACA Harps On Abstinence

Leadership Newspapers - ‎9 hours ago‎
As the world celebrates Valentine's Day on Sunday, the Director General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), Professor John Idoko, has urged all Nigerians of all age groups, especially the young ones to strive to access correct and ...