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'Oyo, Osun pay LAUTECH N500m to end prolonged strike'

YNaija - ‎21 hours ago‎
The governments of Oyo and Osun have reportedly paid Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) N250m each to bring an end to the crisis in the higher institution, The Nation reports.

Ooni of Ife, Anyaoku defeat violence

Vanguard - ‎3 hours ago‎
WONDERFUL! This nine-letter word best captures the feelings evoked, seeing the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Oguwunsi, at the Nigerian Music Video Awards,NMVA.

Massive crowds turn up for Women's March - ‎7 hours ago‎
WEARING pink, pointy-eared “pussycats” to mock the new president, hundreds of thousands of women took to the streets in the nation's capital and cities around the world Saturday to send Donald Trump an emphatic message that they won't let his agenda ...

Nigerian envoy's son jailed for life for killing prostitute

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎9 hours ago‎
The son of a Nigerian government official was yesterday sentenced to life imprisonment for raping and murdering a prostitute. Bala Chinda killed Jessica McGraa, also a Nigerian, in February 2016, a few weeks after he arrived in Scotland to study at ...

Presidency dismisses rumours on Buhari's health conditions

Daily Trust - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Presidential spokespersons on Saturday night in Abuja described as “evil rumours” the social media reports on President Muhammadu Buhari's health conditions.

Jonathan visits Obasanjo in Ibogun

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎Jan 20, 2017‎
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday paid a surprise visit to the hometown of ex–President Olusegun Obasanjo. The meeting at Obasanjo's Ibogun residence in Ogun State, lasted about an hour.

My DSS, NJC story, N632m allegedly traced to my bank account – Ex-Enugu CJ

Vanguard - ‎1 hour ago‎
Justice Innocent Umezulike, the compulsorily retired Chief Judge of Enugu State, was a professor of law before going into the Bench.

Fayose's aide accuses EFCC, APC of sponsoring protest against Gov

Vanguard - ‎15 hours ago‎
Special Assistant to the governor of Ekiti State on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka has described the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), as the headquarter of corruption in Nigeria, saying; “If there is anyone that ...

Can Nwodo solve Igbo leadership challenge?

The Nation Newspaper - ‎4 hours ago‎
Since John Nwodo, a former Minister of Information, emerged the President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, so much have been said about his capacity to solve Igbo leadership and other challenges.

Rann: Survivors' Lamentation

Vanguard - ‎3 hours ago‎
Rann, in Kala Balge Local Government Area, a border settlement with Cameroun Republic, is located east, about 180 kilometres drive from Maiduguri and had witnessed series of deadluly attacks by Boko Haram in the past, before it was liberated by ...

Gambia: Defeated leader Jammeh leaves country after election loss

CNN - ‎2 hours ago‎
(CNN) Gambia's longtime leader, Yahya Jammeh, has left the country after stepping down as president, following tense negotiations amid the prospect of West African military intervention.

Who will lead the ANC?

News24 - ‎5 hours ago‎
Ramaphosa is seen by those lobbying for him as the saviour and unifier of a limping ANC which has suffered a huge setback amidst scandals and growing sentiment that its leadership is corrupt.

Unprofessional conduct by Police won't be condoned – Ambrose Dery warns

GhanaWeb - ‎3 hours ago‎
Minister-designate for the Interior, Ambrose Dery has served notice he would not superintend over or condone unprofessional conduct and inhumane practices by personnel of the Ghana Police.

Reasons why a pre-election coalition is desirable in Zimbabwe

Nehanda Radio - ‎11 hours ago‎
My experience working in the area of elections, since my days at the Zimbabwe Election Support Network (Zesn), and the Centre for Elections and Democracy in Southern Africa (Cedsa), introduced me to an array of electoral scholarship but it was not ...

Obama, Trump and the lessons for Africa, by Prof. Akinterinwa

Vanguard - ‎8 hours ago‎
A former Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Prof. Bola Akinterinwa, in this piece, speaks on the legacy of the immediate past President Barack Obama of the United States and the Trump presidency.

Where Were All The Women's March Protesters in November?

Daily Beast - ‎2 hours ago‎
It was huge. It was emotional. But it's hard not to wonder what all these people were doing during the election, and what they will do after the protest has ended.

We have no choice but to get rid of radical Islamic terrorism: Donald Trump to CIA

Economic Times - ‎37 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON: The United States has no choice but to get rid of ISIS and 'radical Islamic terrorism', the new US President Donald Trump has said.

Osun varsity students protest police shooting

News24 Nigeria - ‎6 hours ago‎
Osogbo - Students of the Osun State University, Osogbo, on Saturday protested the shooting of two of their colleagues by some policemen.

MMM participants threaten founder over delayed payments, benefits

NAIJ.COM - ‎12 hours ago‎
Pushed beyond limit, participants of the Ponzi scheme MMM have threatened to take the founder and those managing it in Nigeria to 'juju' shrines.

Oil Marketers Groan Over N660bn Debt

Leadership Newspapers - ‎22 hours ago‎
Despite assurances by the federal government of steady availability of petrol, marketers have given indication of scarcity of the product in the coming weeks.

Nationwide outage worsens as fire razes TCN control room

The Punch - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Transmission Company of Nigeria said on Saturday that a fire incident which occurred at its Afam VI power station in Rivers State had completely destroyed the firm's protection and control equipment.

GENCOs, DISCOs at war over mounting debts

The Nation Newspaper - ‎4 hours ago‎
Time was when the power generation companies (GENCOs) and the distribution companies (DISCOs) were best of allies ever but all that has become a thing of the past now as both of them no longer see eye-to-eye in a manner of speaking.

At 2017 CES, LG expands IOT ecosystem with robot solutions

Vanguard - ‎7 hours ago‎
At the just concluded Computer Electronic, CES, show held in Las Vegas the United States of America, LG Electronics showcased lineup of intelligent robots, as part of the company's innovations in artificial intelligence and developments in the internet ...

Snaphubr launches photography website for African photographers, photojournalists to earn

Vanguard - ‎10 hours ago‎
The era when African event and celebrity photographers, as well as photojournalists, do not get monetary rewards for their works is gone, as Snaphubr Investment Limited has launched a stock photography website, Snaphubr.

Want Better Defined Eyes? Watch Omabelle's How to Apply a Perfect Winged Eyeliner Tutorial

Bella Naija - ‎10 hours ago‎
In this video, beauty vlogger, Omabelle, shares these few basic tips and tricks on how to apply a perfect winged eyeliner. If you have always wanted better defined eyes for your makeover, you should watch this.

Weekend Hot Topic, part 2: If you were in charge of Nintendo…

Metro - ‎2 hours ago‎
GameCentral readers reveal what they'd do to ensure the Nintendo Switch is a success, if they were in charge of the company. It's only January but last week's Nintendo Switch presentation and hands-on events are likely to go down as the biggest video ...

More facts on Tonto Dikeh Saga

Vanguard - ‎9 hours ago‎
Following the recent rumored information about billionaire husband of top Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, Dr. Oladunni Churchill, that their marriage is on the nosedive, more findings has indicated that there is a squabble between the two party but ...

English's language of Egyptian ancient rulers — Tolu Oladimeji

Vanguard - ‎27 minutes ago‎
The ethno-centric writers in their wisdom do not see anything good about Africa. In fact one of them, an Oxford pundit, late Prof Hugh Trevor- Roper was quoted to have said that there was nothing or little to teach about African History as, “there is ...

Foluke Daramola Actress' husband tells marriage critics to mind their business

Pulse Nigeria - ‎17 hours ago‎
The actress' fuming husband, Kayode Salako insisted that none of his detractors will succeed in ruining his marriage. Published: 10.57; Ayodele Johnson.

I went for a fling but got stuck – Actor Jnr Pope

NAIJ.COM - ‎11 hours ago‎
... - Jnr Pope and wife had their white wedding in 2014 and are blessed with two children. I went for a fling but got stuck - Actor Pope Jnr.

AFCON 2017: Total to take 14 lucky football fans to Gabon

Vanguard - ‎1 hour ago‎
Total Nigeria has launched promotional products that will see 14 lucky customers win expense free trips to the ongoing Total Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon.

Morocco coach reveals Ivorian emotional attachment

Vanguard - ‎2 hours ago‎
Morocco coach Herve Renard revealed he will be fighting his emotions when he takes on former team Cote d'Ivoire at the Africa Cup of Nations on Tuesday.

55-year-old man loses 'manhood' after fighting for parking space

NAIJ.COM - ‎14 hours ago‎
A 55-year-old man, whose name was not disclosed had his 'manhood' removed after getting into a fight with another man in Minsk, central Belarus.

California scientist names moth species after Donald Trump

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A scientist in California has named a newly discovered moth species after President-elect Donald Trump, saying the white and yellow scales on the insect's head are reminiscent of Trump's blond hairdo.

Chinese preach climate action at Davos

Santa Fe New Mexican - ‎1 hour ago‎
DAVOS, Switzerland - When the chief executive of Saudi Arabia's national oil and gas company mapped out a glowing future for fossil fuels at a discussion in Davos this past week, dissent came from an unexpected corner of the room.

Larsen ice crack continues to open up

BBC News - ‎Jan 19, 2017‎
The crack that looks set to spawn a giant iceberg in the Antarctic has continued to spread. The rift in the Larsen C Ice Shelf has grown a further 10km since 1 January.

FG begins health insurance for corps members

The Punch - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Federal Government has commenced modalities for the compulsory enrolment of all serving members of the National Youth Service Corps on the National Health Insurance Scheme.

NMA asks FG to withdraw directive replacing striking doctors

The Nation Newspaper - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has demanded the immediate withdrawal of the threat by the Federal Ministry of Health to employ temporary doctors to replace resident doctors currently on a warning strike.

Trump: Regulators should remove burdensome Obamacare penalties

USA TODAY - ‎10 hours ago‎
President Trump's order Friday night could make it much easier for companies and individuals to avoid buying insurance under the Affordable Care Act while slashing how much that insurance actually covers.

Your hernia will not heal on its own

Vanguard - ‎1 hour ago‎
A hernia occurs when the contents of a body cavity bulge out of the area where they are normally contained. These contents, usually portions of intestine or abdominal fatty tissue, are enclosed in the thin membrane that naturally lines the inside of ...