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Newborn twins among 6500 migrants rescued from Mediterranean

CNN - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) A five-day-old newborn peers out from a pink blanket. His dark, almond-shaped eyes stare directly at the camera, his tiny hand tucked underneath his chin.

Nigeria: Oshiomhole Spent 65 Percent of Capital Budget in His Village - Ize-Iyamu - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
The flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for the September 10 elections in Edo, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has urged voters to reject the APC for the clannish and discriminatory actions of the outgoing government which he said is manifested ...

Niger Republic shipping companies to return to Nigerian ports, says envoy

Premium Times - ‎Aug 28, 2016‎
Shipping companies in Niger Republic are to return to Nigerian ports in October for cargo clearance, 10 years after they pulled out of Nigeria.

AfDB Chief warns Africa on international debt

Naija247news - ‎1 hour ago‎
The head of the African Development Bank has urged the continent's governments to boost tax revenue and steer clear of international borrowing as the region grapples with its worst economic slump in more than a decade.

My husband ran away because of an alleged fraud, woman tells court

Vanguard - ‎2 hours ago‎
Lagos - A 42-year-old teacher, Mrs Imabong Akwaoku, on Tuesday asked the Alimosho Customary Court in Lagos, to dissolve her 20-year-old marriage, due to alleged abandonment.

PDP BoT Leadership Illegal –Sheriff

The Streetjournal - ‎1 hour ago‎
The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party assumed another dimension on Tuesday as the factional national chairman of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, rejected the leadership of its Board of Trustees.

NAF dislodges Boko Haram insurgents, repels attack on troops in Borno

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, on Tuesday said it has destroyed a new camp being operated by Islamic extremists, Boko Haram, between Malam Fatori and Kangarwa in the north of Borno State.

Man who named dog Buhari alerts over threat to life

NAIJ.COM - ‎7 hours ago‎
Just back from detention, Joachim Iroko Chinakwe and his wife, Mrs Ifeoma Chinakwe, have intimated the Coalition of Human Rights Defenders (COHRD) of the rising threats to their lives.

Mantashe: The Hawks' investigation into Gordhan is humiliating, but he must cooperate

Mail & Guardian - ‎44 minutes ago‎
ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has called on the Hawks to follow due process in their investigation into Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, saying the public nature of the dispute is hurting the country and the economy.

Presbyterian Church does not support any political party – Martey - ‎37 minutes ago‎
The outgoing Moderator of the Presbyterian Church, Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Martey has dismissed suggestions that the church supports a political party.

S Africa school ordered to end 'racist' hair rules - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Education authorities give Pretoria high school a deadline to reassess its rules on how black students wear their hair. 30 Aug 2016 16:31 GMT Human Rights, Politics, Africa, South Africa.

ANC did not receive R80m from Prasa, Gwede Mantashe says

BDlive - ‎2 hours ago‎
THE ANC on Tuesday denied reports that it had received R80m from the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa), and called for the prosecution of those who received the money.

'Suicide car bomber' targeting Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan leaves one dead, three injured

South China Morning Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
A suspected suicide bomber rammed a van through the entrance of the Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan's capital of Bishkek, killing himself and injuring at least three others yesterday.

French mayor on burkini ban: They must accept our way of life

CNN - ‎3 hours ago‎
(CNN) The mayor of a seaside town on the French Riviera is sticking by his town's burkini ban, telling beachgoers, "if you don't want to live the way we do, don't come.

Prince Audu's Brother Breaks Faleke Camp, Embraces Gov Bello

Leadership Newspapers - ‎11 hours ago‎
The immediate younger brother of the All Progressives Congress, APC Governorship candidate in the November 21, 2015 Governorship Election, late Prince Abubakar Audu has declared support for Governor Yahaya Bello, in a move likely to break the ranks ...

Declare for APC openly, PDP youths tell Buruji Kashamu

NAIJ.COM - ‎6 hours ago‎
Youths in the People's Democratic Party (PDP) have told the party's senator, representing Ogun East Senatorial District, Buruji Kashamu to be bold enough to declare openly for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and stop pretending to be member ...

Top 10 facts about Nigeria's new money-maker, nickel

NAIJ.COM - ‎4 hours ago‎
News of the discovery went viral on Monday, August 29 and now the federal government has now admitted that the country has indeed discovered deposits of the best quality nickel the world has ever seen.

We Need To Declare State Of Emergency On Economy- Okorocha

Leadership Newspapers - ‎11 hours ago‎
Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, spoke to select journalists in Abuja on a wide range of issues. MBACHU GODWIN NNANNA was there for LEADERSHIP.

I Pray Oil Prices Stay Down – Pat Utomi

The Streetjournal - ‎1 hour ago‎
Contrary to what many might think, Nigeria's foremost economist and founder of Lagos Business School, Prof. Pat Utomi, has described the present economic recession in the country, not as a curse, but a blessing to the entire country, adding he prays ...

Buhari's economic policy against workers, says NLC

The Punch - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Nigeria Labour Congress criticised the Federal Government for adopting measures inimical to workers' welfare to address the current economic recession in the country.

iPhone 7 launch event invite could indicate that rumours about Apple's new camera are correct

The Independent - ‎55 minutes ago‎
It isn't an Apple event without wild speculation. But this year Apple seems to have done its best to get people talking. The invitations to its biggest event of the year have gone out.

ExpressWiFi: Facebook partners with Coollink to bring cheap WiFi to Lagos

Pulse Nigeria - ‎8 hours ago‎
The service is expected to launch sometime this week, but is already available in certain places such as the Ikota Shopping Complex.

Test points to likely influence of click-through rate on search rankings

Search Engine Land - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
Columnist Brian Patterson shares the results of a click-through rate test performed on one of the test websites he maintains. Brian Patterson on August 29, 2016 at 10:41 am.

Julius Agwu not down with brain tumour relapse - Manager addresses rumours

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎5 hours ago‎
The manager of popular comedian, Julius Agwu, has debunked the rumour that the comedian has been hospitalized again for brain tumour relapse.

Freeze returns to work after sack saga, says Cool FM is family

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎6 hours ago‎
Cool FM's On-Air Personality, OAP, born Ifedapo Oyerinde, popularly known as Freeze, has again addressed his 'sack' saga.

Posers surrounding Funke Akindele's alleged second marriage

Vanguard - ‎Aug 28, 2016‎
For the past months rumours have been rife that ace Nollywood actress, aka Jenifa, Funke Akindele and singer and producer, Abdulrasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz are onto something in the romantic lane.

Hart arrives for Torino medical

Vanguard - ‎3 hours ago‎
England goalkeeper Joe Hart arrived in Turin on Tuesday ahead of undergoing a medical that should see him sign a season-long loan deal with the unfashionable Serie A club.

Nigeria's Omotayo wins silver at Westchester Open Table Tennis tourney in US

Vanguard - ‎2 hours ago‎
A national table tennis player, Olajide Omotayo, on Tuesday attributed the silver medal he won at the Westchester Open tournament in the U.S.

Why storytelling 'hooks' hurt female athletes - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Covering the Olympics is no longer a single platform experience played out solely on TV. Most of what we do is created uniquely for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, websites and apps.

Okocha is the best captain I have seen in my career - Allardyce

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎2 hours ago‎
Newly appointed England coach and former Bolton Wanderers' manager, Sam Allardyce, has described former Super Eagles and Bolton Wanderers' captain, Austin 'Jay Jay' Okocha, as the best captain he ever had as a club manager.

Solar eclipse to bring dim morning to Johannesburg‚ ring of fire to Tanzania

Times LIVE - ‎1 hour ago‎
Technology has made it possible to create an alternative world - a virtual reality - where we can build cities, fight dragons or steal cars.

FG Asks Space Agency To Address Nation's Challenges Through Research

CHANNELS TELEVISION - ‎22 hours ago‎
Space-techonology Nigeria's Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has appealed to the National Space Research and Development Agency to intensify research efforts that will address Nigeria's peculiar challenges.

Their Masters' Voices: Dogs Understand Tone And Meaning Of Words

NPR - ‎1 hour ago‎
When you praise a dog, it's listening not just to the words you say but also how you say them. That might not be huge news to dog owners.

How did Stella Oduah's son die?

NAIJ.COM - ‎21 hours ago‎
The son of the senator Stella Oduah has just passed away. What caused his death? Why couldn't doctors do anything about it? Read this article to find out!

Desert Encroachment: Tambuwal To Distribute 1 Million Tree Seedlings Free Acorss Sokoto

Leadership Newspapers - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Worried by the consistent threats posed by the effect of global warming, governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has taken measures to help mitigate the effects in the long run.

Zika around the world: Where do we stand?

CNN - ‎5 hours ago‎
(CNN) Zika continues its march around the world. Moving from Africa to French Polynesia to Central and South America, the disease is now active in the US and Asia, and is likely to continue to spread.

RESEARCH: Diabetes causes memory loss

TheCable - ‎4 hours ago‎
Diabetes contributes to a significant decline of memory function among older adults, says a new research. The study which was published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, saw researchers examine results from four memory tests done ...