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Catalonia leader promises 2017 independence referendum

The Punch - ‎56 minutes ago‎
The president of Spain's Catalonia region said Wednesday he would call an independence referendum in September 2017, in a move likely to infuriate Madrid as the country endures a protracted political crisis.

MTN Nigeria: Dino Melaye accuses telecom company of illegally transferring $12 billion out of Nigeria

Pulse Nigeria - ‎10 hours ago‎
Popular playboy Senator Dino Melaye first made the allegation on Thursday last week at the senate, requesting permission to further pursue the matter.

Absence of tight security at Saraki, Ekweremadu court case

NAIJ.COM - ‎9 hours ago‎
There was an unusual absence of security operatives at the Federal Capital Territory High where Senate president Bukola Saraki, his deputy Ike Ekweremadu and three others are being tried for alleged forgery of the Senate rules.

Atiku to Oyegun: You can't break rules without consequences

Vanguard - ‎5 hours ago‎
ABUJA - Former Vice President and a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Atiku Abubakar Wednesday waded into the altercation between the national chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun and another leader of the party, ...

World leaders mourn Peres, praise him as a man of peace

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
LONDON (AP) - Current and former world leaders mourned the passing of Israeli statesman Shimon Peres on Wednesday, praising him as a visionary who committed his life to the elusive goal of lasting peace in the Middle East.

US takes new look at police culture

Christian Science Monitor - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Shootings in El Cajon, Calif., Tulsa, Okla., and Charlotte, N.C., capture the struggle of trying to change a deeply ingrained culture of policing to one that merges public interest and police concerns, law enforcement experts say.

#EdoDecides: Disregard results on social media - INEC

NAIJ.COM - ‎25 minutes ago‎
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged Nigerians to disregard results for the Edo state governorship election being posted on social media.

Shettima to rebuild churches destroyed by Boko Haram

News24 Nigeria - ‎1 hour ago‎
Borno - Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has promised to rebuild churches and other structures destroyed by the Boko Haram insurgents in Lassa as he visited liberated communities in the Southern Senatorial Zone of the state.

Buhari's New Change Ought To Begin With His Igbo Problem [Must Read] - ‎4 hours ago‎
For full disclosure, I am an Igbo man. I am also one of the pundits currently being lampooned for cheering President Muhammadu Buhari to democratic power.

Former police IG during Buhari's military regime dies

NAIJ.COM - ‎2 hours ago‎
The non-nonsense police chief died on Monday night, September 26, at the Reddington Hospital, Lagos, Vanguard reports. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter.

11 Rhodes University students arrested on various charges for allegedly violating court interdict

Mail & Guardian - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Police in Grahamstown have arrested 11 Rhodes University students on various charges after they allegedly violated a court interdict which barred them from taking part in protests on campus.

#Fees2017: Private security guards throw rocks at students at UJ Doornfontein campus

Mail & Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Students at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) marched to the UJ Doornfontein campus from the main campus on Kingsway Road. The students were peaceful but once they arrived to enter the Doornfontein campus, private security threw rocks at the ...

Karua calls for speedy exit of IEBC commissioners

Daily Nation - ‎8 hours ago‎
Narc Kenya leader Martha Karua (centre) addresses journalists in Nakuru on September 28, 2016. She demanded demanded for speedy negotiations on the exit of the IEBC commissioners from office.

'We will make RTI an electoral issue' – Coalition tells gov't - ‎50 minutes ago‎
The Coalition for the Right to Information (RTI) says it would make the non-passage of the Bill, currently before Ghana's legislature an electoral issue in the December polls.

Toll from Egypt migrant boat sinking rises to over 200

News24 Nigeria - ‎7 hours ago‎
Rosetta - Rescue workers on Tuesday pulled dozens of bodies from the hold of an Egyptian fishing boat that sank in the Mediterranean Sea carrying hundreds of migrants trying to make it to Europe, bringing the toll from the disaster to more than 200 dead.

Buhari fires aide over plagiarism of Obama's speech

News24 Nigeria - ‎8 hours ago‎
Abuja - The Deputy Director linked to the plagiarism of Obama's speech in President Muhammadu Buhari's speech when he launched the “Change Begins With Me” campaign has been redeployed from the State House, Vanguard reports.

Proposed Asset Sale, Mere Speculation – FG

Leadership Newspapers - ‎49 minutes ago‎
The Federal government has said the much talked about sale of national assets to raise money to reflate the economy is a mere speculation.

Illicit drugs fueling crisis in Niger Delta – NDLEA

The Nation Newspaper - ‎3 hours ago‎
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Thursday said frequent use of illicit drugs by youths was fueling the crisis and criminal activities in the Niger Delta region.

Niger Delta Avengers on rampage in Owerri

Vanguard - ‎33 minutes ago‎
A bloody confrontation played out Wednesday in Owerri, between some members of the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA, from Ohaji/Egbema local council area of Imo State, and operatives of Imo Security Network, ISN, which claimed the life of one of the Avengers ...

Oil jumps after report OPEC reaches deal to limit oil production in November

CNBC - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Oil prices rose as much as 4 percent on Wednesday on a report that OPEC members and other producers have reached a deal to limit oil supply, though the details remained uncertain.

Nigeria is already getting out of recession – Adeosun

Vanguard - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Mrs Kemi Adeosun, the Minister of Finance, on Wednesday said that the nation was already getting out of recession, saying the Federal Government had taken steps that were in the best interest of the citizens.

Recession: Senate Rejects Sale Of National Assets

Leadership Newspapers - ‎16 hours ago‎
The Senate yesterday unanimously opposed the proposed sale of national assets by the federal government, as a way of addressing the current economic recession faced by the country.

Open Data: Why Brand's Must Embrace the Future of Technical SEO

PerformanceIN - ‎10 hours ago‎
Digital marketing expert, Pete Campbell, explores how open data strategies can be used to boost digital visibility - beginning with the basics.

BlackBerry announces first major device software licensing agreement with joint venture PT BB Merah Putih

WorldStage - ‎53 minutes ago‎
BlackBerry Limited, a global software leader in securing, connecting and mobilizing enterprises, announced an agreement with newly formed joint venture PT BB Merah Putih to license BlackBerry software and services for the production of handsets for the ...

Nigeria: Enforcing the Speed Limiters - ‎3 hours ago‎
Come this Saturday, October 1, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) will commence the enforcement of the speed limiters on commercial vehicles nationwide.

Rihanna's 'Fenty Puma By Rihanna' Fashion Presentation Is Livestreaming on Tidal

The BoomBox - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Rihanna continues to seamlessly thread the needle when it comes to being a highly-touted fashionista. Today, she will take steps to solidifying her legacy in the realm of fashion by presenting her Fenty PUMA by Rihanna Spring/Summer 2017 line during ...

Rhythm Fm Dj Midas passes on

NAIJ.COM - ‎2 hours ago‎
One of the notable, hardworking and elite Djs in Nigeria, DJ Midas has kicked the bucket. READ ALSO: Michael Adedoyin, professionally known as DJ Midas was one of the happening DJs that worked for silverbird's rhythm FM alongside other popular DJs in ...

Olamide - Owo Blow (Dir. by Clarence Peters)

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎5 hours ago‎
YBNL boss Olamide is here again with the visuals to the hit street banger “Owo Blow”. The king of indigenous rap reminds us why he is usually referred to as the voice and king of the street.

Wizkid and Chris Brown share the same stage for the fifth time

News24 Nigeria - ‎3 hours ago‎
Wizkid is the only one to perform alongside the American star more times than any other African act. Already, he's had the opportunity of performing with Chris Brown four times and all is set for their fifth encounter.

Pinnick, Sanusi in Cairo for CAF Congress

Vanguard - ‎4 hours ago‎
NFF President Amaju Pinnick and Secretary General Mohammed Sanusi have arrived in Cairo for Thursday's Extraordinary General Assembly of the Confederation of African Football.

Enugu fans early waiting to celebrate Rangers league victory

Vanguard - ‎7 hours ago‎
Lagos - As fans of Rangers International FC of Enugu wait for Sunday's last season game to celebrate the league's victory, the players are optimistic that their hard work will give them the trophy.

NPFL: Rivers Utd will fight till end, says Captain

Pulse Nigeria - ‎3 hours ago‎
Austin made the assertion in a statement in Port Harcourt on Wednesday by the club's Media Officer, Sammy Wejinya. Published: 3 minutes ago; Pulse News Agency Local By NAN.

Chelsea's John Terry all set for comeback against Hull after three games out with ankle injury - ‎3 hours ago‎
Captain Terry has missed the Blues' last three games with an ankle ligament injury, but has made a return to training and is ready to play when they visit the KCOM Stadium.

SA's Kiara takes Google gold! - ‎45 minutes ago‎
While other 16-year-olds are spending their time glued to their phone or tablet screens or at their local mall, Kiara Nirghin, a Grade 11 pupil at St Martin's High School, spends most of her free time at home with her family - probably working on her ...

Pangolins, The 'Artichoke With Legs,' Earn Top Trade Protection

NPR - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Commercial trade of pangolins, the aardvark-like mammal that is the world's most-trafficked animal, has been officially banned by the international body responsible for regulating the international trade of endangered species.

The biggest lingering questions about SpaceX's Mars colonization plans

The Verge - ‎2 hours ago‎
On Tuesday, thousands of people stampeded into a lecture hall in Guadalajara, Mexico, to hear SpaceX CEO Elon Musk talk about how he wants to colonize Mars.

The World Just Hit This Disturbing Climate Change Metric

Fortune - ‎2 hours ago‎
It's a quiet turning point against the backdrop of U.S. politics. Earth has seemingly passed a worrisome threshold for the changing climate this week, according to scientists.

Nigerian doctor suspended for sexually harassing patients

NAIJ.COM - ‎9 hours ago‎
Dr Adekunle Williams Owolabi who practices his profession in Labrador West, Canada, was recently arrested and arraigned in court after his patients reported several cases of sexual harassment against him.

Early diagnosis, healthy lifestyle delay progression of Alzheimer disease, ADAN

Vanguard - ‎20 hours ago‎
Psychiatrists under the auspices of Alzheimer's Disease Association of Nigeria, ADAN, have warned that early detection and healthy life style would check progression of Alzheimer disease a type of dementia that causes abnormal memory loss, mood ...

Sokoto recruits 21 fresh doctors

NAIJ.COM - ‎6 hours ago‎
Sokoto state government said it has employed 21 fresh doctors who graduated from the Usmanu Danfodio University, and will be posted to various primary healthcare centres across the state.

Nigeria: More Nigerians Will Die of Cancer, Stroke Than Malaria, HIV By 2023 - ‎3 hours ago‎
Abuja - A new report entitled: 'Dissemination of Research Findings Programme Agenda and Analysis of Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention Policies in Africa' inaugurated by African health scientists said deaths from non-communicable diseases, ...