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Return of 'Chibok 21'

The Nation Newspaper - ‎Oct 22, 2016‎
The April 14-15, 2014 night kidnap of 276 girls from the Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, started with the impossible: it is impossible that ragtag militants would abduct school girls, in the supposedly secure sanctuary of their ...

Cameroon observes day of mourning after train tragedy - ‎7 hours ago‎
Cameroonians observed a day of morning on Monday following a train derailment that killed at least 79 people and injured nearly 600 others.

FG's delegation in Anambra, as CBN moves to grant state's request or N5b Agric Intervention Fund

Nigeria Today - ‎Oct 22, 2016‎
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has promised to consider Anambra State government's request for N5b mechanised agriculture intervention fund to farmers in the state.

Here's Some Promising News on World Polio Day

TIME - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dennis Ogbe, born in Nigeria, lost the use of his legs in 1994, when he was only 3. He was sick with malaria so he was sent to a hospital for treatment, but while he was there, he contracted polio too.

California man gets 1503 years in prison for raping teen daughter

CBS News - ‎Oct 23, 2016‎
FRESNO, Calif. - A Fresno man was sentenced to 1,503 years in prison for raping his teenage daughter over a four-year period, a case that stands in stark contrast to a recent controversial ruling in a Montana rape and incest case.

JUST IN: EFCC arrests another close aide of Jonathan

NAIJ.COM - ‎44 minutes ago‎
A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Bala Mohammed, has been detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

NJC formally 'discourages' judges from accepting gifts

TheCable - ‎7 hours ago‎
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has endorsed an amendment to the code of conduct for judicial officers that seeks to “discourage” court employees form accepting gifts from other arms of government.

'Nigeria Loses Over N127bn To Internet Fraud Yearly'

Leadership Newspapers - ‎2 hours ago‎
The representative of the Department for International Development (DfID) in Nigeria, Professor Olu Ogunsakin has revealed that Nigeria losses over N127 billion to internet fraud and warned that the figures will go high if noting is done to check it ...

Okorocha blames APC for Nigeria's challenges

YNaija - ‎1 hour ago‎
Governor of Imo and chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum, Rochas Okorocha on Monday said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is responsible for the challenges in the country, The Punch reports.

Business plea for Gordhan echoes rifts in South Africa's ANC

Thomson Reuters Foundation - ‎7 hours ago‎
JOHANNESBURG, Oct 24 (Reuters) - At least 80 heads of top South African firms including Anglo American, Barclays Africa Group and Naspers want fraud charges against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to be dropped.

New twist to Ruto defamation case as Mwangi asks IEBC for DP's tax returns, wealth info

The Star, Kenya - ‎1 hour ago‎
Activist Boniface Mwangi has written to the IEBC requesting for Deputy President William Ruto's wealth declaration forms as well as tax returns since his election in 2013.

Nearly 3 000 Kenyan deathrow inmates escape hangman

Independent Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nairobi - A total of 2 747 deathrow convicts in Kenya on Monday, escaped the hangman's noose after President Uhuru Kenyatta commuted their death sentences into life jail terms.

Ceta debacle heralds a period of disintegration for the EU

Financial Times - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Do not underestimate the Walloons. The No vote by the francophone region of southern Belgium to the EU-Canada trade agreement is neither a cry for help nor an effort in rent extraction.

Calais 'jungle' demolition: Hundreds of migrants abandon bus queues and head back to camp after processing delays - ‎2 hours ago‎
Thousands of people have been loaded onto buses outside the squalid Calais migrant camp and taken to asylum centres dotted around the French countryside in a bid by the government to shut down the so-called 'jungle' once and for all.

Ondo Poll: Oke sheds tear over state of road

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Alliance for Democracy (AD) candidate in the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State, Chief Olusola Oke, shed tears yesterday over the dilapidated state of the road leading to Epe, an agrarian community in the Ondo East Council area.

Another ambassadorial nominee from Katsina rejects Buhari's appointment

NAIJ.COM - ‎2 hours ago‎
Though Tallen declared her decision to reject the nomination in public, Mr Bugaje was persuaded by top government officials not to mention his decision in the media.

The Limits Of The Law Guiding Nigeria's Foreign Exchange Autonomous Market

Naija247news - ‎5 hours ago‎
At Independence from British Colonial Rule in 1960, and until the establishment of the Central Bank of Nigeria (“CBN”), foreign currencies earned by exporters, most of who dealt in agricultural produce, were retained in Foreign Bank Accounts with the ...

'Why we are folding up'

Daily Trust - ‎Oct 22, 2016‎
By Abubakar Adam Ibrahim | Publish Date: Oct 23 2016 2:00AMUmar Ibrahim Mohammed is the Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Comrade Air Services.

Disengagement of workers not due to recession – Dangote

Vanguard - ‎3 hours ago‎
Mr Tony Chiejina, its Head of Corporate Affairs, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Monday that the 36 expatriates workers formed the bulk of those disengaged.

Tunde Bakare attacks Buhari over failed economic policies

NAIJ.COM - ‎13 hours ago‎
President Muhammadu Buhari's vice presidential candidate at the 2011 election , Pastor Tunde Bakare has faulted the economic policies of Mr Buhari which he said have failed to yield the desired results in the past 18 months of his administration ...

Here's One Strategy for Thwarting Denial of Service Cyberattacks

Fortune - ‎8 hours ago‎
Companies can reduce the risk from the type of cyberattack that took out major websites on Friday by using multiple vendors for the critical Internet service known as a domain name service, or DNS, companies and security experts said on Sunday.

Airtel launches USSD Short Code, *121# for all networks

Vanguard - ‎7 hours ago‎
Airtel Nigeria has unveiled a new interactive USSD self-service short code, *121#, for easy usage and improved customer service delivery across all networks.

Imported commercial vehicles must be fitted with speed limiter from January 1 – FRSC

Vanguard - ‎6 hours ago‎
Kaduna -The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, on Monday said all commercial vehicles coming into the country from January 1, 2017 must be fitted with speed limiter.

Experts urge Nigerians to publish fraudsters' phone numbers

Vanguard - ‎Oct 23, 2016‎
Security experts in Lagos on Sunday urged Nigerians to publish and report phone numbers of suspected fraudsters on every available platform, so that the appropriate security agencies could go after them.

Nollywood chief urges lawmakers to sponsor bill on piracy

Vanguard - ‎6 hours ago‎
To curb increasing piracy of intellectual works, a motion picture practitioner, Mr Dele Odule, has urged the National Assembly members to initiate a bill that would apply stiffer penalties on pirates.

When Star music shook Calabar with Phyno, MI, others

Vanguard - ‎7 hours ago‎
It was a great night of music on Saturday, October 22, 2016 in Calabar at the Municipal Gardens where Star Music The Trek welcomed Sound Sultan, M.I, Burna Boy, Cynthia Morgan, Chidinma and Phyno for exhilarating performances.

Countdown to #MTVMAMAs! Wizkid, Falz, Patoranking, Sarkodie, Simi & More at the MAMAs 2016 Press Conference

Bella Naija - ‎Oct 21, 2016‎
It's only one more day till we get to see some of our favourite stars perform at the 2016 MTV MAMAs and even more amazing artists walk away with their awards of recognition.

NEW MUSIC: 'The Other Room' – Cobhams Asuquo Ft Ugovinna

the-other-room-edited Nigeria's quintessential musician, producer, and songwriter, Cobhams Asuquo has added a tongue-in-cheek and humourous perspective to the controversial #TheOtherRoom comments made by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Iheanacho loses Golden Boy award to Sanchez

Vanguard - ‎1 hour ago‎
Kelechi Ihenacho and Leroy Sane missed out on the chance to be named the 2016 Golden Boy. The Manchester City pair were in the running to be named the best footballer on the continent under 21, having been included on the 40-man shortlist l ast month ...

Femi Adesina 'If Aso Rock is evil, why did Jonathan spend trillions to stay there,' Buhari aide asks Abati

Pulse Nigeria - ‎8 hours ago‎
Abati made the insinuation via an article titled “Rituals, blood and death: The spiritual side of Aso Villa.” Published: 14.13 , Refreshed: 14.14; 'Jola Sotubo.

Global CO2 Concentration Passes Threshold of 400 ppm—And That's Bad for the Climate

TIME - ‎2 hours ago‎
The average level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere across the globe passed 400 parts per million (ppm) last year, a symbolic and worrying milestone in growth of manmade climate change, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) confirmed Monday ...

How Small Fibs Lead To Big Lies

NPR - ‎1 hour ago‎
New research finds people finds little lies pave the way for big ones. The study, published Monday in the journal Nature Neuroscience, is the latest addition to the catalog of scientific findings that make many people think, "Well yeah, we knew that ...

Olufunso Amosun Donates Three Cancer Centres In Ogun

Olufunso Amosun, Cancer, Ogun Wife of Ogun State Governor, Mrs Olufunso Amosun, has donated an ultra-modern cancer centre each at the general hospital in Abeokuta and Sango, as well as the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital in Sagamu ...

Ask a Nurse: Questions about diabetes

Herald Times Reporter - ‎5 hours ago‎
Question: I have a family history of type 2 diabetes. I recently had some lab work done, and my test results indicate I have prediabetes.

Sokoto To Administer 3.6m Doses Of Anti-Malaria Drugs, Says Commissioner

Leadership Newspapers - ‎5 hours ago‎
In a swift response to the outbreak of malaria in some parts of Sokoto state which have claimed no less than 5 lives in one month, the state government said it will administer 3.6 million doses of anti-malaria drugs on the people of the state within ...

Controlling high blood sugar

Jamaica Observer - ‎16 hours ago‎
I have high blood sugar. What is good for controlling high spikes in the blood? Blood sugar spikes which are maintained over prolonged periods are usually caused by diabetes mellitus.