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Dino Melaye Sues INEC Over Attempt To Recall Him

The Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye has sued the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over an attempt to recall him.

Nigeria needs 150000 policemen in five years to effectively fight crime - IGP Idris

NAIJ.COM - ‎6 hours ago‎
Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, on Friday said Nigeria needed to recruit 30,000 police personnel annually for five years to meet UN recommendation.

DSS busts terrorists' plot to attack Kano, infiltrate Shiites on sallah day

Vanguard - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Department of State Services (DSS), on Friday, said it had uncovered a plot by suspected terrorists to infiltrate the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as Shiite and also attack Kano, Kaduna, Sokoto and Maiduguri during the Eid-el-Fitr ...

Okowa continues with the giant strides

Vanguard - ‎51 minutes ago‎
The sun rose dimly this June day showing that it was going to be another cloudy or possibly rainy day. Preparations were almost ready.

Supreme Court sacks Abubakar Danladi from Senate

NAIJ.COM - ‎9 hours ago‎
Abubakar Danladi representing Taraba north constituency in the Nigerian Senate has been sacked by the Supreme Court. The apex court in its ruling on Friday, June 23, also ordered Danladi to refund all salaries and allowances earned in the Senate within ...

IPOB members will boycott Anambra, 2019 elections if … – Kanu

The Nation Newspaper - ‎Jun 21, 2017‎
The Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, warned on Wednesday his members and other eligible voters in Anambra State would boycott the state gubernatorial election slated for November if the Federal Government fails to hold ...

More trouble as police begins investigation of billionaire kidnapper Evans' bank accounts

NAIJ.COM - ‎17 hours ago‎
Inspector-General of Police (IG), Ibrahim Idris, has instructed detectives investigating the billionaire kidnapper, Chukwumeme Onwuamadike aka Evans, to begin x-raying his various bank accounts.

Religious studies curriculum: CAN rubbishes education minister's claims

NAIJ.COM - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Christian Association Nigeria (CAN) has called on the federal ministry of education and the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) to publish the full details of the controversial new curriculum of education if they have no ...

Matthew Fisher: Confronting compassion fatigue in South Sudan as millions flee the country

Edmonton Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
PURE, South Sudan - Kalashnikov rifles in hand, three soldiers from the South Sudan Liberation Army languished in the shade of a tree in this sleepy hamlet near the Ugandan border, relieved to be away from one of the bloodiest, least well known ...

Gauteng proposes a 'win-win' approach for ANC leadership election

Citizen - ‎5 hours ago‎
A “winner takes all” situation could see the party losing the 2019 general elections, says Mashatile. The election of ANC leadership at the upcoming December national conference should not be about a “winner takes all” approach, Gauteng ANC chairman ...

Season of conspiracy theories Presidential campaign overheats

The Star, Kenya - ‎4 hours ago‎
It was the week that NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga's former prime ministerial aide Salim Lone stood by his side again and the former Prime Minister accused the Armed Forces and police of being dragooned into an election-rigging plot.

Zuma concludes Swaziland visit, calls for intra-trade relations

Citizen - ‎4 hours ago‎
He said SACU needs to move beyond its colonial history and architecture into an arrangement that facilitate growth of the region. President Jacob Zuma concluded his visit to the Kingdom of Swaziland on Friday, where he attended the fifth Southern ...

EFCC arraigns Justice Nganjiwa for $260000, N8.65m unlawful enrichment

The Nation Newspaper - ‎50 minutes ago‎
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned Justice Hyeladzira Ajiya Nganjiwa of the Federal High Court, Bayelsa Division for alleged unlawful enrichment to the tune of $260,000 and N8.65 million (about N81,705,000).

Ex-militant leaders hail FG over increase in amnesty budgetary allocation

NAIJ.COM - ‎1 hour ago‎
Former agitators from the nine states of the Niger Delta region have commended the federal government over the increased budgetary allocation for the amnesty programme, even as they called for total support for the administration of President Muhammadu ...

No Plan To Take Over Etisalat, Consortium Insists, Demands Full Repayment

Leadership Newspapers - ‎20 hours ago‎
There are strong indications that the consortium of banks being owed N541 billion by Etisalat Nigeria has no intention of taking over ownership of the telecoms network.

Bayelsa government seal off NDDC office over N336.17million tax default

NAIJ.COM - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Bayelsa state government officials from the state board of internal revenue, on Friday, sealed off the Yenagoa office of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) over an alleged tax default to the tune of N336.17million.

'Niger Delta peace critical to delivering budget 2017'

The Nation Newspaper - ‎Jun 22, 2017‎
The sustenance of the relative peace in the oil-rich Niger Delta is critical to the achievement and delivery of the 2017 budget. The Federal Government must therefore, take the current peace in the restive region seriously by ensuring that the promises ...

CBN pumps $240m into FX market ahead of Eid-el-Fitr

TheCable - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday, allocated the total sum of $240 million to the Retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS) for spot and forward deals.

Google Will No Longer Scan Gmail for Ad Targeting

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Google said it plans to carry out the changes to the Gmail ad policy “later this year.” Credit Matt Rourke/Associated Press. SAN FRANCISCO - Google plans to abandon its longstanding practice of scanning user email in its Gmail service to serve ...

Instagram tests favorites, a major rethinking of private sharing

The Verge - ‎10 hours ago‎
Instagram has begun testing a way to share posts with a more limited group of friends. Called favorites, the feature attempts to improve on earlier social network friend lists, encouraging users to post more often by giving them more control over their ...

Dammy Krane : 2Face Idibia defends singer amidst fraud controversy

Pulse Nigeria - ‎5 hours ago‎
2Face had good things to say about the singer whom he thinks got caught up in a wrong company. Published: 1 minute ago; Ayodele Johnson.

“Singing about it doesn't mean you approve it” – Toni Payne Weighs in on Falz' Statement

BellaNaija - ‎2 hours ago‎
Reacting also is a poet and filmmaker Toni Payne, who is also the ex-wife of Singer 9ice. Social media commenters had linked Falz' statement to one of 9ice's latest songs “Living Things”.

Dallas agog as TAFF 2017 kicks off with “Oloibiri”

Vanguard - ‎1 hour ago‎
The beautiful city of Dallas, in Texas, the Unite States will come alive from Friday, June 30, as the second edition of the prestigious the African Film Festival,TAFF, kicks off with the screening of Rogers Ofime's action thriller, “ Oloibiri” as the ...

Mbappe not out of Arsenal's price range - Pires - ‎Jun 21, 2017‎
Arsenal legend Robert Pires believes that Arsene Wenger would be willing to pay the funds to sign 18-year-old attacker Kylian Mbappe, as long as he believes he is the right player.

Pellegrino aims to follow 'Southampton Way' - ‎21 minutes ago‎
The 45-year-old, who took Alaves to the final of the Copa 1 The 45-year-old, who took Alaves to the final of the Copa del Rey last season, is happy to work in the Southampton structure.

SpaceX launches first satellite in doubleheader

CBS News - ‎5 hours ago‎
In the first of two rapid-fire weekend launches, a Falcon 9 rocket using a previously flown first stage boosted Bulgaria's first communications satellite into orbit Friday, clearing the way for another SpaceX flight Sunday, this one from California, to ...

Dear Gwyneth: Your Goop 'energy stickers' are not made with NASA material — NASA

Washington Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
NASA just schooled Gwyneth Paltrow about wellness stickers promoted on her lifestyle blog, Goop. Goop said in a post that the stickers, which are sold by Body Vibes, are “made with the same conductive carbon material NASA uses to line space suits so ...

Say what? The mad genius of Elon Musk - ‎11 hours ago‎
Silicon Valley has long bee the home of blue-sky-thinking billionnaires, but perhaps the most out-there is Elon Musk. When the Pretoria-born 45-year-old space-tech entrepreneur announced his intention to put a million people on Mars by 2025, it was but ...

Tackling child pneumonia with technology

The Nation Newspaper - ‎2 hours ago‎
Six months of coughing and a debilitating fever was too much for Olivia Koburongo's 86-year-old grandmother, whose body had been weakened by other age-related conditions.

Relay For Life funds critical research

Belleville Intelligencer - ‎1 hour ago‎
BRUCE BELL/the intelligencer Dr. Douglas MacIntosh (left) his wife Catherine (far right) get a hand from cancer survivors Donna Nixon (second from left) and Candace O'Hara with the Relay for Life banner during the Survivor Lap Friday night at Loyalist ...

Frequent sex improves intelligence – Study reveals

Daily Post Nigeria - ‎7 hours ago‎
A new study has found a link between frequent sexual activity and improved brain function in older adults. People who engaged in regular sex scored higher on tests that measured their verbal fluency and their ability to visually perceive objects and ...

Cholera suspected as several ill at Kenya medical conference

Washington Post - ‎9 hours ago‎
NAIROBI, Kenya - “Several” participants at a medical conference at a hotel in Nairobi have come down with a foodborne disease suspected to be cholera, the Kenya Medical Association said Friday.