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EFCC: Obanikoro, No Bait To Implicate Fayose, Others

Leadership Newspapers - ‎10 hours ago‎
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has said former Minister of state for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro is not been used as bait to implicate Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose or any other person.

Nigeria: Govt Asks AfDB to Fast-Track Budget Support Loan - ‎10 hours ago‎
Abuja - The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has urged the African Development Bank (AfDB) to fast-track the disbursement of the one billion dollar budget support facility it promised the country.

Cameroon train crash death toll rises to 80

Vanguard - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Eighty people have been confirmed dead and more than 600 others injured, three days after the derailment of a passenger train in Cameroon.

Former LP scribe denies calling Ondo APC candidate, Akeredolu an ex-convict

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎Oct 22, 2016‎
A legal practitioner, Kayode Ajulo, has denied referring to the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo State, Barrister Rotimi Akeredolu as an ex-convict.

Enugu to host victorious Rangers, Dec. 19

P.M. News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The 2015/2016 NPFL Champions, Enugu Rangers are to be hosted by the government and people of the state on Dec. 19 and Dec. 20. The Enugu State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Charles Ndukwe, made the disclosed this while speaking with ...

Police to create special unit to tackle cybercrime

Vanguard - ‎25 minutes ago‎
The Nigeria Police Force on Monday said it would create a Specialists Unit to deal with the rising cases of cybercrime in the country.

Bribery Allegation: God will vindicate Amaechi – APC

Vanguard - ‎19 minutes ago‎
The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has risen in defence of the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, dismissing calls for his resignation led by the State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP ...

Just in: Ganduje set to move against Kwankwaso

NAIJ.COM - ‎6 hours ago‎
The governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje has threatened to probe his estranged predecessor, Rabiu Kwankwaso's tenure. In a press statement signed by the commissioner of information, youth and culture, Alhaji Muhammad Garba, it tagged the threat ...

Rescuers work to assist victims of deadly Cameroon rail ...

Thomson Reuters Foundation - ‎Oct 22, 2016‎
DOUALA, Cameroon, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Rescue workers in Cameroon worked overnight to bring to hospital wounded victims of a passenger train crash that killed at least 55 people as work began to clear wreckage from the vital rail line, the railway ...

How to Move Beyond South Africa's Notice of Withdrawal from the ICC

Just Security - ‎4 hours ago‎
As the dust settles following South Africa's controversial and perhaps unconstitutional announcement on October 20 that it will withdraw from the International Criminal Court, both African and non-African States Parties of the ICC should explore ways ...

Kenyan president commutes all death sentences to life in prison

TODAYonline - ‎1 hour ago‎
NAIROBI - President Uhuru Kenyatta commuted all death sentences in Kenya to life jail terms on Monday, removing 2,747 convicts from death row in a nation that has not executed anyone for about three decades.

Tale of 2 sentences for rape of daughters

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
Earlier this month, a Montana man who repeatedly raped his 12-year-old daughter was sentenced to 60 days in jail. On Friday, a California man who repeatedly raped his daughter when she was a teenager was sentenced to 1,503 years in prison.

Confident Clinton shifts campaign focus to ending Washington gridlock

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Clearly confident that she will be president, Hillary Clinton has shifted her focus to winning seats for Democrats in Congress, with just over two weeks to go until Election Day.

PDP petitions Buhari, AGF, NJC over gov suit

Vanguard - ‎16 hours ago‎
THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ondo State has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari, the National Judicial Council (NJC) and the Attorney -General of the Federation over what it described as the unethical conduct and conspiracy to allegedly ...

Anambra Govt. hits 210000mt target in rice production, says Commissioner

Daily Trust - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Commissioner for Agriculture in Anambra, Mr Afam Mbanefo, said on Monday that the state has reached its target of achieving self-sufficiency in rice production.

Nigeria's power generation slides to 3531mw

Vanguard - ‎11 hours ago‎
LAGOS—The National Electricity Grid, yesterday experienced further drop in its generation to about 3, 531.7 megawatts (mw). This will translate to a drop in supply sent out to the 11 Distribution Companies (DISCOs) across the country.

How sound are Nigerian banks?

Vanguard - ‎16 hours ago‎
“Credit risk is expected to trend higher into the second half of 2016 owing to increased loan impairments resulting from the depreciation of the naira.

Tunde Bakare attacks Buhari over failed economic policies

NAIJ.COM - ‎7 hours ago‎
President Muhammadu Buhari's vice presidential candidate at the 2011 election , Pastor Tunde Bakare has faulted the economic policies of Mr Buhari which he said have failed to yield the desired results in the past 18 months of his administration ...

The internet apocalypse map hides the major vulnerability that created it

The Verge - ‎1 hour ago‎
During Friday's massive distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on DNS service provider Dyn, one might be forgiven for mistaking the maps of network outages for images of some post-apocalyptic nuclear fallout.

Imported commercial vehicles must be fitted with speed limiter from January 1 – FRSC

Vanguard - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kaduna -The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, on Monday said all commercial vehicles coming into the country from January 1, 2017 must be fitted with speed limiter.

Experts urge Nigerians to publish fraudsters' phone numbers

Vanguard - ‎Oct 23, 2016‎
Security experts in Lagos on Sunday urged Nigerians to publish and report phone numbers of suspected fraudsters on every available platform, so that the appropriate security agencies could go after them.

Shocking: the longest python found at the construction site!

YEN.COM.GH - ‎5 hours ago‎
Pythons are hideous creatures. And they also can grow to be very big. Recently they have caught the snake that can become the longest ever!

Odule advocates stiffer penalty for piracy, plagiarism

The News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A veteran Nollywood actor, Mr Dele Odule, on Monday urged the National Assembly to enact a law enforcing stiffer punishment for anybody or group found guilty of piracy or plagiarism.

When Star music shook Calabar with Phyno, MI, others

Vanguard - ‎1 hour ago‎
It was a great night of music on Saturday, October 22, 2016 in Calabar at the Municipal Gardens where Star Music The Trek welcomed Sound Sultan, M.I, Burna Boy, Cynthia Morgan, Chidinma and Phyno for exhilarating performances.

MAMA Awards: My award shows I am not meant for the kitchen, the other room - Yemi Alade

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎5 hours ago‎
Sensational singer, Yemi Alade, who emerged Best Female Artiste at the just concluded 2016 MTV Africa Music Awards, MAMA, has indirectly reacted to the recent comment by President Muhammadu Buhari that his wife belongs in his kitchen which sparked ...

NEW MUSIC: 'The Other Room' – Cobhams Asuquo Ft Ugovinna

CHANNELS TELEVISION - ‎55 minutes ago‎
the-other-room-edited Nigeria's quintessential musician, producer, and songwriter, Cobhams Asuquo has added a tongue-in-cheek and humourous perspective to the controversial #TheOtherRoom comments made by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Rohr to reveal Super Eagles squad for Algeria match this week

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎9 hours ago‎
Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, is expected to submit his 25-man squad, that will take on Algeria in their second 2018 World Cup qualifier on November 12.

Misfiring Ronaldo gets backing from Real team mates

Daily Mail - ‎38 minutes ago‎
MADRID, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Cristiano Ronaldo's team mates have issued a strong defence of his value to Real Madrid as the Portuguese striker grapples with a barren streak that has sparked a debate about his place in the team.

Lopez-Perez wins Governor's Cup Lagos Tennis title

Daily Trust - ‎14 hours ago‎
L-R: Runner up in the men's singles, Calvin Hemery, Secretary to the Lagos State Government, Tunji Bello and the winner of the second leg (Futures 6) Enrique Lopez- Perez during the trophies presentation ceremony of the 2016 Governor's Cup Lagos ...

Femi Adesina 'If Aso Rock is evil, why did Jonathan spend trillions to stay there,' Buhari aide asks Abati

Pulse Nigeria - ‎2 hours ago‎
Abati made the insinuation via an article titled “Rituals, blood and death: The spiritual side of Aso Villa.” Published: 4 minutes ago , Refreshed: 3 minutes ago; 'Jola Sotubo.

CO2 levels mark 'new era' in the world's changing climate

BBC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Levels of CO2 in the atmosphere have surged past an important threshold and may not dip below it for "many generations".

Billionaires Pony Up More Funds in Fight to Eradicate Polio

Wall Street Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
Bill Gates is getting help from some fellow billionaire philanthropists as he and other health leaders work to overcome setbacks that have delayed the eradication of polio despite a recent sharp decline in the number of cases.

Amosun's wife donates centres to fight cancer

The Nation Newspaper - ‎Oct 22, 2016‎
Determined to wage war against the dreaded cancer disease, the wife of the Governor of Ogun State and President of UPLIFT Development Foundation, Mrs. Olufunso Amosun, has donated three ultra-modern cancer screening centres in Abeokuta, Sagamu ...

5 Ways to Beat Type 2 Diabetes

The Nation Newspaper - ‎10 hours ago‎
It's no secret that type 2 diabetes is on the rise in the Nigeria and around the world. But if you've been diagnosed, there's a lot you can do to improve your health - and the best place to start is by changing your lifestyle.

Rotarians in Spalding step up their campaign to stamp out polio

Spalding Guardian - ‎Oct 23, 2016‎
Rotarians in Spalding are doing their bit over the next few days to bring about a polio free world. It's 31 years since Rotarians and partners around the globe decided to eradicate the paralysing disease from the face of the Earth.