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For Kim Jong Nam, a sad ending to a lonely life

Washington Post - ‎24 minutes ago‎
SEOUL - Kim Jong Nam led a life of loneliness and fear and seclusion, rejected by his father, orphaned by his mother, stuck in a shadowy exile where he had to constantly worry about spies and secret agents and reporters.

Boko Haram leader killed spokesman

The Hindu - ‎2 hours ago‎
The leader of Boko Haram's main faction, Abubakar Shekau, has admitted killing the group's purported spokesman over an apparent plot to oust him, he said in an audio recording obtained by AFP.

In Oslo Donors pledge $672m in aid for Boko Haram-hit Lake Chad region

Pulse Nigeria - ‎3 hours ago‎
The amount was pledged over three years, and was aimed at helping 10.7 million people in need. Published: 31 minutes ago , Refreshed: 28 minutes ago; Pulse News Agency International By AFP.

Dogara congratulates Akeredolu, says Ondo made right choice

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎1 hour ago‎
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has congratulated Governor Rotimi Akeredolu on his swearing-in, as the 6th democratically elected governor of Ondo State.

Assemblies of God crisis: Paul Emeka loses at Supreme Court

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎6 hours ago‎
The leadership crisis rocking the Assemblies of God Church came to an end on Friday. This is as the Supreme Court in a unanimous judgement by five Justices, resolved all the issues in favour of the General Council of the Church.

EFCC raids home of ex-chief of Naval staff Usman Jibrin (Photos)

NAIJ.COM - ‎5 minutes ago‎
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have raided the home of former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Usman Jibrin in Anyigba, Kogi state to search for incriminating evidence against the ex-defense chief.

Kwame Nkrumah Ideological Institute condemns 1966 coup

Ghana News Agency - ‎1 hour ago‎
Accra, Feb. 24, GNA - The Kwame Nkrumah Ideological Institute (KNII), on Friday condemned the February 24, 1966 Military coup against the First President Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah, describing it as “the dark day in history”.

Moyane requests Zuma's help in 'strained' relationship with Gordhan

Eyewitness News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Tom Moyane has confirmed that he has asked the president to appoint a third party to mediate the differences between him and Pravin Gordhan.

Zuma decides not to suspend Jiba and Mrwebi

Business Day (registration) - ‎2 hours ago‎
President Jacob Zuma has decided not to suspend or institute an inquiry into deputy national prosecuting authority head Nomgcobo Jiba and commercial crimes unit head Lawrence Mrwebi's fitness to hold office.

Ruto issues shoot-to-kill orders to tackle cattle rustling in Baringo

K24 TV - ‎2 hours ago‎
Deputy President William Ruto on Friday issued a shoot-to-kill order moments after his rally in the volatile Baringo county was temporarily disrupted by bandits who had raided a nearby village and stolen cattle.

INEC fixes Anambra governorship poll for November 18

NAIJ.COM - ‎12 hours ago‎
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved November 18, 2017 for the conduct of the Anambra governorship election, INEC National Commissioner, Solomon Soyebi, said.

On xenophobia, corruption and lawlessness

News24 - ‎6 hours ago‎
On the 09/12/2015 Aarti J Narsee wrote a piece for the Times Live titled “Rainbow Nation a Fading Dream”. This writer quoted troubling stats at the time, stats which confirmed that the “African Dream” was indeed just an imagination of 2 old men.

MAN advises CBN to sustain new forex directive

NAIJ.COM - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) on Friday, February 24, advised CBN to sustain its current directive on forex sale to rebound output by manufacturers.

FG sacks all NCAA directors

Daily Trust - ‎51 minutes ago‎
The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Transport, on Friday approved the sack of all the directors in the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), with immediate effect.

43 Nigerians Deported From Germany, Belgium And Italy

SaharaReporters.com - ‎13 hours ago‎
No fewer than 43 Nigerians on Thursday night deported from Germany, Belgium, and Italy for several immigration-related offenses and unruly behavior.

NNPC says subsidiary, IDSL, not responsible for pipeline explosion

Vanguard - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that its subsidiary, Integrated Data Services Limited (IDSL), was not responsible for the pipeline explosion which occurred on Thursday in Rivers.

iOS 10.2.1 might be the cure for your iPhone 6 and 6s battery woes

Macworld - ‎1 hour ago‎
If your iPhone 6s, 6s, 6 Plus, or 6s Plus randomly shuts itself off, you probably thought a faulty battery was to blame. Widespread reports of this problem led to Apple launching an iPhone 6s Battery Replacement Program, but not all iPhones were ...

Apple checking 'exploding' iPhone video

BBC News - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Apple is investigating claims that a US woman's iPhone 7 Plus "exploded" and caught fire. Brianna Olivas, 18, from Tucson, Arizona, was sleeping with the phone nearby when her boyfriend noticed it smoking and emitting a strange noise.

Tonto Dikeh speaks on her 'darkness filled marriage'

NAIJ.COM - ‎3 hours ago‎
Tonto Dikeh is not done exposing the suffering she allegedly endured in the hands of her estranged husband Olakunle Churchill. Tonto Dikeh speaks on her 'darkness filled marriage'.

Big Brother Naija Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde visits housemates

Pulse Nigeria - ‎6 hours ago‎
During Omotola's visit, the actress discussed the shocking inequalities young girls still face when it comes to access to quality education.

Is Basketmouth bringing top American comedian, Chris Rock to Nigeria?

Vanguard - ‎6 hours ago‎
Ace comedian Basket mouth real name, Bright Okpocha, on Friday gave a hint on plans to invite Chris Rock, Top American comedian for a performance scheduled for June in Lagos.

Gifty speaks on her Big Brother Naija experience

NAIJ.COM - ‎4 hours ago‎
We spoke to Gifty Powers from the Big Brother Naija house earlier today and she revealed a lot of details about her time in the house.

Europa League: Mourinho says Manchester United vs Rostov “a bad draw”

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎1 hour ago‎
Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho says they have been given a “bad draw” in the Europa League, after being handed a trip to Russia to play FC Rostov.

CAF Elections: Regional interest will be paramount in Nigeria's support — Sports Ministry

Vanguard - ‎51 minutes ago‎
The Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports says the interest of Africa and sub-regional neighbours will determine Nigeria's position in matters regarding the upcoming Confederation of African Football (CAF) elections.

Llorente out to prove point against surprise suitors Chelsea

Goal.com - ‎52 minutes ago‎
There were few more unusual transfer sagas this January than that of Fernando Llorente, the Swansea City striker courted by Antonio Conte's seemingly unstoppable Chelsea, with whom he will come face to face this weekend.

NASA Is Turning TRAPPIST-1 Into Science Nerd Fanfic

Gizmodo - ‎35 minutes ago‎
On Wednesday, Earthlings were shocked—and certainly relieved—to finally get a push notification about planetary discovery, not political corruption.

Antarctic Ice Lowest Ever – Asia at High Risk – Africa Drying Up

Inter Press Service - ‎2 hours ago‎
Worldwide Extraction of Materials Triples in Four Decades, Intensifying Climate Change and Air Pollution. Credit: UNEP. ROME, Feb 24 2017 (IPS) - For those who still deny the tangible impact of climate change, please note that the extended spell of ...

How Ancient Neanderthal DNA Still Influences Our Genes Today

Smithsonian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Neanderthal DNA. Neanderthals went extinct 30,000 years ago, taking their precious genetic material with them. But their DNA lives on in their hybrid ancestors: modern-day humans.

FG approves N120m intervention fund for FMC Asaba

Vanguard - ‎52 minutes ago‎
The Federal Government has approved N120 million as intervention fund for the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba, to assist the hospital in upgrading its facilities.

Lassa Fever: Cross River records first death

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎5 hours ago‎
Cross River State commissioner of health, Dr. Inyang Asibong, has confirmed the death of one person who had Lassa fever in the state.

Link between swearing and emotional arousal

Vanguard - ‎51 minutes ago‎
There is a direct connection between swearing and emotional arousal. Although this may seem obvious, new findings cast new light on opinions around whether swearing may be considered to be a socially acceptable way of expressing emotion.
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