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Oyo dismisses 662 workers for certificate forgery

The Punch - ‎2 hours ago‎
the Oyo State Government on Tuesday said 662 civil servants had been dismissed from the state public service for forging the West African Examination Council's certificates.

Frantic rescue after quake kills dozens in Indonesia's Aceh

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
MEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) - A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing at least 54 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings.

Voting begins in Ghana's election as Mahama runs for second term

Daily Mail - ‎9 minutes ago‎
ACCRA, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Long queues formed at voting stations in Ghana on Wednesday as President John Mahama ran for a second and final term against a backdrop of an economy that has slowed sharply since he took power.

Falcons seize AWCON trophy over N238.05m debts

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Members of the Super Falcons squad, have seized the trophy they won at the just concluded African Women Cup of Nations in Cameroon, until the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) pays them all outstanding bonuses and allowances.

Oil slips on doubts output cut will be deep enough to end glut

Daily Mail - ‎17 minutes ago‎
SINGAPORE, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Oil prices slipped on Wednesday on persistent doubts whether a planned crude production cut led by OPEC and Russia would be deep enough to end a supply overhang that has dogged markets for over two years.

IMN doesn't recognise Buhari as President of Nigeria,me as governor -El-Rufai

Vanguard - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Malam Nasir El-Rufai Governor of Kaduna State, recently fielded questions from reporters in Kaduna. Our correspondent was there. About a month ago, you submitted the 2017 appropriation bill to the State House of Assembly, the first state to have done so.

No salary increment for workers in 2017 Budget

Vanguard - ‎9 hours ago‎
ABUJA— THE Federal Government has proposed a budget of N7,281,361,611,853 for the year 2017. The proposed budget represents an increase of 19.95 per cent over the 2016 Appropriation of N6.07 trillion.

I'm always impressed by hardworking and high-achieving status of our people around the world- Buhari

Gistmaster (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
President Muhammadu Buhari said that one highlight of his foreign trips is the time he spends meeting the Nigerian diaspora. Buhari stated this Tuesday in Dakar, while meeting with a group of Nigerians based in Senegal and Côte d'Ivoire.

Warri Export Procession zone not abandoned - Ex-president, Jonathan

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎1 hour ago‎
The immediate past President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has described as temporary the challenges facing the $16 billion Export Processing Zone, EPZ (Gbaramatu Deep Sea Port/Ogidigben Gas City) in Warri South-West Local Government ...

House of Reps move to establish Christian court

NAIJ.COM - ‎17 hours ago‎
A bill to provide for the establishment of the Ecclesiastical Court of Appeal in Nigeria has passed the second reading in the House of Representatives.

'Rebellious' Maguvhe angers MPs with court bid to halt SABC inquiry

Times LIVE - ‎12 minutes ago‎
A defiant and “rebellious” lone South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board member‚ Prof Mbulaheni Maguvhe‚ has launched an 11th-hour appeal against his failed court bid to stop a parliamentary inquiry‚ angering MPs.

It's not over yet, says ANC's John Block

Independent Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Christo Scholtz, CEO of Trifecta Holdings, and former Northern Cape ANC chairman John Block have each been sentenced to an effective 15 years in jail for corruption and money-laundering.

No sleep for Congolese mothers trying to save their girls from rape

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Officially, sexual violence has declined in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, dubbed the 'rape capital of the world'. But frontline workers tell a different story.

SA court rules against right-to-die

New Vision - ‎2 hours ago‎
Last year, the High Court in Pretoria had ruled that a doctor could help retired advocate Robin Stransham-Ford to end his life. Euthanasia 703x422.

Nigerian drug convict, Nwoko jailed 27yrs in Cambodia loses reprieve

Vanguard - ‎16 hours ago‎
A Nigerian drug convict in Cambodia, Precious Chineme Nwoko has had his hope for reprieve dashed. Nwoko, also known as Precious Max and linked with several Australian women arrested for being his mules, was sentenced to 27 years imprisonment in ...

INEC to deploy 10294 workers for Rivers rerun

The Punch - ‎7 hours ago‎
the Independent National Electoral Commission is to deploy 10, 294 personnel for the conduct of the Rivers State legislative election scheduled for Saturday.

Why 15-year-olds don't care about PISA rankings

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Experts have looked for quick explanations, including a lack of funding, socio-economic status and even the rise of technology in and out of the classroom for why Australia's 15-year-olds flunked PISA, the international test of students in maths ...

Setting sights on fourth term, Merkel vows tough line on migration

CNBC - ‎1 hour ago‎
Angela Merkel, Germany's chancellor, looks on during a news conference with U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016.

Swift Network, Cobranet win 5.4GHz Spectrum auction

Vanguard - ‎9 hours ago‎
Facilities-based telecommunications services provider, Swift Network and Cobranet yesterday emerged winners of the two slots in the 5.4GHz Spectrum auctioned by the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC.

Nigeria to issue N95bn bonds on Dec. 14 – DMO

Vanguard - ‎13 hours ago‎
Lagos - Nigeria plans to sell N95 billion (302 million dollars) worth of bonds on Dec. 14, its last debt auction for the year, the Debt Management Office (DMO) said on Tuesday.

Furore over suspension of data price floor as NCC explains decision

Vanguard - ‎9 hours ago‎
The Nigerian Communi-cations Commission, NCC, has come under very serious criticisms in the past few days over its decision to introduce a price regulatory regime for data services in the country.

Buhari's cabinet thwarting peace process in Niger Delta – Ex president Ijaw youths

Vanguard - ‎4 hours ago‎
Honourable Famous Daunemigha is one of the architects of the famous Kaiama Declaration in the Niger Delta. He was the former national deputy president of Ijaw youth council.

Upcoming iOS Update Will Help Address iPhone 6s Battery Issues

Ubergizmo - ‎7 hours ago‎
iPhone6s-Hand-SafariQuickAction-PR-PRINT As you might have heard, Apple has launched an iPhone 6s battery replacement program due to reports of the iPhone 6s shutting down at random.

IPOB launches Operation David Dance

NAIJ.COM - ‎1 hour ago‎
Groups in the south-east geopolitical zone have been demanding for the actualization of the sovereign state of Biafra. The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has declared Operation David Dance to counter the Nigerian Army's Operation Python Dance which ...

Just like DJ Khaled, Diamond Platnumz shares Snaps as his Partner Zari Hassan heads to the Delivery Room

Bella Naija - ‎17 hours ago‎
Tanzanian musician, Diamond Platnumz took to Snapchat to give updates as his partner, Zari Hassan headed to the hospital to deliver their second child together.

Drake's 'Views' Nominated for Album of The Year, Twitter Loses It: 'It's So Bad'

The BoomBox - ‎11 hours ago‎
When it comes to Drake's fourth studio album Views, it surely sold a heck of a lot, but it also received some horrible reviews, the worst in Drizzy's career, in fact.

After Plane Crash, Brazilian Soccer Team Declared Winners of Tournament They Couldn't Play

Yahoo News - ‎15 hours ago‎
The Brazilian soccer team that was nearly wiped out when most of its players were killed in a plane crash last week has been awarded the title of the tournament they had been traveling to at the time of the tragedy.

Rivers United win Shehu Dikko Cup, set for NPFL Super Four

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎Dec 5, 2016‎
Port Harcourt side, Rivers United football club have won the 2016 edition of the annual Shehu Dikko pre-season tournament in Kaduna after a devastating display of topnotch attacking football.

Tax evasion: Ronaldo deserves maximum respect - Madrid

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Real Madrid has demanded “maximum respect” for Cristiano Ronaldo amid allegations of tax evasion in Spain. In a statement, the Spanish giants called for the “exemplary” Ronaldo to be respected following reports of widespread tax evasion in Spanish ...

Google Doodle celebrates 340th anniversary of discovery speed of light

Business Standard - ‎1 hour ago‎
Then answer to speed of light was discovered 340 years ago on this day, by Danish astronomer named Olaus Roemer. To honour Roemer and the 340th year of his discovery of the determination of the speed of light, Google made a fascinating Doodle today.

Polar bear numbers to plunge a third as sea ice melts: study

Phys.Org - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Polar bear numbers could drop a third by mid-century, according to the first systematic assessment, released on Wednesday, of how dwindling Arctic sea ice affects the world's largest bear.

This Adorable Robot Can Do Parkour Way Better Than You

Gizmodo Australia - ‎1 hour ago‎
Meet Salto, a UC Berkeley-designed robot that, like a parkour athlete, can string together consecutive vertical jumps. Its developers hope to use the robot in search-and-rescue missions, where it can dart around quickly across complex landscapes.

Osun Assembly orders probe into NYSC member's death

Vanguard - ‎7 hours ago‎
Osogbo—Osun State House of Assembly has directed the state government to set up a committee to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of an Osun state-born member of National Youths Service Corp NYSC, Ifedolapo Oladepo in Kano State.

'Nigeria can attract N500b yearly from medical tourism'

Guardian - ‎4 hours ago‎
Despite weak infrastructure and poor funding, Nigeria has adequate human resources to reverse brain drain and make the country a medical tourism hub.

Uganda: HIV Rates Still High

AllAfrica.com - ‎18 minutes ago‎
When it comes to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, Uganda is classified as a high burden country by UNAIDS, the international agency that is at the helm of mustering a joint response to the disease.

CBD Oil May Reduce Frequency and Severity of Epileptic Seizures, Findings Show

Lab Manager Magazine - ‎18 hours ago‎
UAB researchers presenting findings of the CBD oil studies Leslie Perry, MD, Jerzy Szaflarski, MD, PhD, and Tyler Gaston, MD, are among the UAB researchers presenting findings of the CBD oil studies.
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