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Indonesia to execute 14 drug convicts despite protests

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Indonesia has confirmed it will execute 14 people on death row for drug crimes in the coming days. UN human rights officials have expressed concern over the planned executions, urging Jakarta to put an end to "unjust" capital punishment.

Oshonaike is Nigeria's assistant captain to Rio

Vanguard - ‎19 hours ago‎
Table tennis has netted another goal as one of Africa's most successful female table tennis stars; Olufunke Oshonaike has been named as the assistant captain of Team Nigeria to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.

Bombings kill dozens in northeast Syrian city

The Globe and Mail - ‎56 minutes ago‎
A suicide bomber riding an empty livestock truck laden with explosives blew himself up Wednesday in a crowded district in the predominantly Kurdish town of Qamishli in northern Syria, causing massive destruction and killing 44 people in a new attack ...

We must not be afraid to say the truth, the world is at war – Pope Francis

Vanguard - ‎3 hours ago‎
Pope Francis said Wednesday the world was at war but argued that religion was not the cause, as he arrived in Poland a day after jihadists murdered a Catholic priest in France.

DSS parades kidnappers in military uniform

Vanguard - ‎4 hours ago‎
LOKOJA - The Directorate of State Security Services, DSS, in Kogi State, Wednesday paraded four suspected kidnappers terrorising the state in recent time.

Economic crunch: FG should merge institutions to trim down cost of governance – Obasanjo

Naija247news - ‎4 hours ago‎
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has given insight into what the governments should do to overcome the prevailing economic hardship buffeting the country.

Tension as South Africa did THIS to Nigerian businessman

NAIJ.COM - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Nigerian Union in South Africa has confirmed that a businessman from Imo state, Nigeria was beaten to death in the country. The businessman was reportedly killed in the Limpopo Province of South Africa on Tuesday, July 26 around 8.00pm.

See the PDP governor that visited President Buhari on Wednesday (photos)

NAIJ.COM - ‎2 hours ago‎
Pictures obtained by have showed Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state during a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari. The picture showed the governor on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) exchanging a handshake with ...

Mugabe: 'Severe' punishment for loyalists after criticism

Bluefield Daily Telegraph - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe sings the national anthem before addressing the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association, at the party headquarters, in Harare, Wednesday, July, 27, 2016.

Ghanaian court jails 3 over radio threat to judges

Anadolu Agency - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Ghana's Supreme Court has sentenced a radio journalist and two political commentators to four months' imprisonment after being found guilty of threatening to kill justices of the court.

Atta Mills was embodiment of redefined leadership – Joyce Banda

Ghana Business News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Mrs. Joyce Banda, former President of Malawi, has hailed the leadership qualities of the late President John Evans Atta Mills, describing him as “an embodiment of a redefined leadership in the face of a changing world”.

ANC KwaZulu-Natal will answer to leadership court case — after the election

BDlive - ‎3 hours ago‎
The ANC KwaZulu-Natal does not know the motive behind court action to nullify its leadership just days before the local government election.

Edo race: Between a talking drum and a working brain, by Ernest Omoarelojie

The Eagle Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
The good news is that comic relief is coming in droves from members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State. For ardent supporters of Pastor Osaze Izeh-Iyamu, PDP personified in the September 10 governorship election, talking loudly or ...

South Sudan Soldiers Raped Dozens Of Women Near UN Camp: Witnesses

Huffington Post Canada - ‎31 minutes ago‎
JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudanese government soldiers raped dozens of ethnic Nuer women and girls last week just outside a United Nations camp where they had sought protection from renewed fighting, and at least two died from their injuries, ...

President Buhari approves repairs, reconstruction of Abuja airport runway

Vanguard - ‎4 hours ago‎
Fourteen years after the Abuja Airport Runway was due for reconstruction, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the interim repair of the runway and a major reconstruction of it.

Recession tops trending on google, as Anambra State leads search in Nigeria

Vanguard - ‎2 hours ago‎
Perhaps there's been some uncertainty about whether Nigeria's economy is fully in a recession or just “technically” in recession, thanks to recent comments on the issue by CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele and Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun.

FBN Holdings declares N23.84bn profit before tax

The Punch - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
FBN Holdings Plc on Tuesday declared a profit before tax of N23.84 billion for the second quarter ended June 2016. This was against the N25.14 billion posted in the comparative period of 2015.

Nigeria: $5m vegetable exports to Europe

FreshPlaza - ‎6 hours ago‎
Anambra state in Nigeria made headlines in January when it became the first state in Nigeria to export vegetables valued at $5 million to Europe.

Imagine Cup 2016: We will make Nigeria proud – Team Nigeria

Vanguard - ‎2 hours ago‎
Team Humane from Obafemi Awolowo University, O.A.U , Ile- Ife, who arrived Seattle, Washington, the United States of America , yesterday to join other smart tech students around the for the ongoing 2016 Microsoft Imagine Cup worldwide finals has ...

11 Useful Tips To Boost Your Android Phone Battery Life

Nigerian Bulletin - ‎11 hours ago‎
Our Android phones don't have endless battery life. It looks flashy when we walk around with bright-screened phones with high-end features to deal with, but beneath the pleasure lurks the drain of power.

PS Plus Free Games August 2016: AAA Titles Revealed!

FX News Call - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
For Playstation players, that time of the month is near again. Playstation Network will soon reveal its list of PS Plus Free Games August 2016.

Google launches Family Library, a way for families to share Google Play purchases

TechCrunch - ‎1 hour ago‎
Google officially announced this morning the launch of “Family Library” - a program that allows up to six family members to share their purchases from Google Play across devices.

Rhumba Maestro Koffi Olomide Jailed Over Assault on Female Dancer

Naija247news - ‎6 hours ago‎
Congolese General Prosecution has charged Rhumba Maestro Koffi Olomide to serve one year in jail having been found guilty of assaulting one of his female dancers in Kenya.

The true story behind RMD's legal dispute with Jumia

TheCable - ‎4 hours ago‎
Veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe Damijo, has instituted legal action against e-commerce platform, Jumia, for using his image on its social media platforms.

Police arrests 18-year-old mother, you won't believe what she did (photo)

NAIJ.COM - ‎2 hours ago‎
An 18-year-old girl was reportedly caught selling off her little daughter in Enugu state. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter.

This actor was trying a stunt on set, see the shocking thing that happened to him after (video)

NAIJ.COM - ‎3 hours ago‎
After what might be considered as a 'stunt gone wrong' fast-rising Nollywood actor Ani Iyoho, is reportedly fighting for his life at an undisclosed hospital.

Keshi's Final Burial Rites Start Thursday, Burial On Friday

Complete Sports Nigeria - ‎1 hour ago‎
The final burial rites of former Super Eagles captain and coach, Stephen Keshi, will begin in Benin City, Edo State on Thursday. According to thenff.

Gianni Infantino: FIFA President to monitor Nigerian football

Pulse Nigeria - ‎4 hours ago‎
Infantino had a two day visit to Nigeria from Sunday, July 24 where he met with President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari. Published: 9 minutes ago , Refreshed: 2 minutes ago; Steve Dede.

Siasia reveals the last time he got a credit alert from NFF, this will shock you

NAIJ.COM - ‎5 hours ago‎
Nigeria U-23 Dream Team coach Samson Siasia has he has not been paid for the past five months and his team are yet to receive any allowances leading up to the Rio Olympics.

Jupiter's Great Red Spot 'roars with heat'

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jupiter's Great Red Spot - a hurricane three times bigger than Earth - is blasting the planet's upper atmosphere with heat, astronomers have found.

The Mystery Of Ceres' Missing Craters: What Caused The Dwarf Planet's Impact Craters To Mysteriously Disappeared?

The Inquisitr - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Mystery Of Ceres' Missing Craters: What Caused The Dwarf Planet's Impact Craters To Mysteriously Disappeared? Joanna Jaguar.

An orangutan called Rocky could hold the secret to the origin of language

The Independent - ‎3 hours ago‎
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Drink up: Cockroach milk is the protein drink you didn't know you've been missing

CNN - ‎14 hours ago‎
(CNN) A little cockroach milk with those cookies? Chock full of protein, the insect milk may someday be transformed into a food supplement worthy of human consumption, new research indicates.

Going To Rio? Here's How To Stay Healthy

Forbes - ‎1 hour ago‎
I am the person who has been yelling for many months to move or delay the Olympic games due to the threat posed by the Zika virus and other health challenges in Brazil.

Labour ministry inaugurates c'ttee on occupational safety

Daily Trust - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
The Ministry of Labour and Employment yesterday inaugurated the National Tripartite Technical Committee on the development of the first National Occupational Safety and Health profile in Nigeria.