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WHO draws up strategy on Ebola

The World Health Organization has drawn up a draft strategy to combat Ebola in West Africa over the next six to nine months, Reuters reports. In ...

Why I can’t reveal my next of kin – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday registered for the National Identity Card (NIC) and kept the information about his next of kin away from the ...

Osotimehin reappointed  UNFPA executive director

The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has reappointed Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin as the Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. In a statement on ...

FG mulls transport option for airport passengers

The Minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka, has said the ministry will partner with the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) to provide alternative transportation ...

Flood kills seven-year-old girl in Kaduna

A seven -year -old girl, Theresa James, was in the early hours of Friday killed by flood occasioned by heavy down pour on the Anguwar ...

Tsvangirai hints at anti-Mugabe protests

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, on Friday said his party could roll out protests against President Robert Mugabe’s government over its inability to improve ...

Genevieve is the richest celebrity in Nigeria

In a recent release by Vanguard, Genevieve Nnaji tops the list of the top 10 richest celebrities in Nigeria. According to the list, the actress ...

Jonathan will contest in 2015 – Clark

South-South leader, Chief Edwin Clark, Friday said another four years for President Goodluck Jonathan will not bring down the country. Clark, who confirmed the President’s desire ...

Ebola: FG confirms two new cases

The Federal Government has confirmed two new cases of Ebola Virus Disease in the country, bringing to four the number of patients under isolation. Confirming the ...

'He hasn't murdered or raped anyone and he is not a paedophile' Harry Redknapp offers dubious support to football manager Malky Mackay accused of sending racist texts 

Harry Redknapp has backed Malky Mackay to return to managementQPR boss supports ex-Cardiff manager saying he 'hasn't murdered anyone' But he does acknowledge that Mackay and ...

Computer programmer bragged on Facebook that he was first in the world to pirate Fast & Furious movie - but was caught because he used his hacker name on his dating profile 

Philip Danks, 25, secretly filmed movie at cinema and put it online for freeHe was traced after using tag name 'Thecod3r' on dating site Plenty ...

'This is a direct invasion': Russian 'aid' convoy crosses into Lugansk as Ukraine insists 'they are military vehicles under cynical guise of Red Cross' 

Russians defy Kiev to send first batch of lorries over border after stand-offUkraine claims its border guards were 'blocked' as vehicles entered countryRussian media claims ...

Protesters' fury over plans to cull up to 500 'dangerous' wild boar in the Forest of Dean in 'biggest ever government-backed slaughter'

Campaigners claim Forestry Commission wants to cull 'up to 500' wild boarThat would be far greater than previous years and could wipe out populationSome 30 ...

Carry On film legend Leslie Phillips, 90, in hospital after having a stroke on a bus coming home from a shopping trip 

Star was taken ill on Saturday during a trip to London's Oxford StreetHis wife Zara said he is 'very strong' and said millions would wish ...

Pregnant Charlotte Hawkins looks radiant as she leaves ITV studios in floral dress

By Hanna Flint for MailOnline Published: 05:51 EST, 22 August 2014 | Updated: 06:34 EST, 22 August 2014 ...

Is this ISIS' youngest jihadist? Picture emerges of Belgian boy, 13, thought to have joined army of child fighters in Syria 

Pictures of Younes Abaaoud from Brussels has caused shock and dismay Schoolboy is seen posing with various guns having fled Brussels this year13-year-old has followed his ...

Mario Balotelli on his way to Liverpool on Friday but won't be eligible to face former club Manchester City on Monday night

Player to fly from Brescia airport at on FridayPrivate plane will jet striker to Liverpool to complete his medical on Friday afternoonLiverpool have agreed £16million ...

'Lenient' nine-year sentence for jealous mechanic who killed girlfriend's six-week-old son 'because she wouldn't have a baby with HIM' to be reviewed

Michael Pearce, from Caerphilly, bludgeoned Alfie Rhys Sullock to deathHe was convicted of manslaughter and handed a nine-year jail sentenceBut the 'unduly lenient' term will ...

Premier League team news, odds and stats from every match ahead of the weekend

By Pa Reporter Published: 04:24 EST, 22 August 2014 | Updated: 06:39 EST, 22 August 2014 ...

P-P-P-Pick up a shoplifter! Police appeal after man dressed as a penguin made off with 10 cans of Stella from Sainsbury's

Mystery thief was dressed in a black and white onesie with a yellow beakHe took lager crate on Monday from Local shop in Coundon, County ...

Comic critics slam Marvel comics for new 'blatantly sexualised' Spider-Woman cover... but then it was drawn by a man known for his erotic illustrations

Third version of Spider-Woman comic to be launched in November Alternate cover is drawn by Milo Manara, best known for his erotic drawings Laura Sneddon, a comics expert, ...

'The Vikings have been defeated': Denmark ready to love Marmite again after overturning three-year ban

Food regulators in Denmark have overturned a three-year ban on MarmiteSupplier David Darlington hailed decision as a victory for customersSpread outlawed for containing added vitamins ...

Tension persists over Sylva’s abducted uncle

… Kidnappers collect N5m ransom, withhold victim Tension has continued to mount over the safety and whereabouts of Pa Benson Adigio-Eseni, the 86-year-old abducted uncle of ...

NIGERIA LOSES BILLIONS THROUGH ILLEGAL SMUGGLING OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS

RE: “NIGERIA LOSES BILLIONS THROUGH ILLEGAL SMUGGLING OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS” AN ONLINE REPORT IN THISDAY ONLINE OF 10TH AUGUST, 2014.We act as Solicitors to Street ...

Africa tightens travel curbs on Ebola nations

African countries tightened travel curbs on Thursday in an effort to contain the Ebola outbreak, ignoring World Health Organization warnings that such measures could heighten ...

Azeez to remain at Almeria

Super Eagles midfielder, Ramon Azeez, will spend at least another season at Spanish La Liga side Almeria, africanFootball.com reports. The 21-year-old midfielder featured at the2014 FIFA ...

Boko Haram: Soldiers for trial over ‘refusal’ to fight

Some mutinous soldiers in the Army’s 7 Division have been relocated to another division for trial, it was learnt yesterday. The military took the step to ...

American Ebola victims discharged

One of the United States aid workers who recovered from an Ebola infection is “thrilled to be alive” as he and another patient are discharged ...

INEC to use card readers in 2015, says Jega

Politicians planning to rig the 2015 elections by buying voter cards should forget it. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will use card readers to ...

2015: APC opts for modified direct primaries

The All Progressives Congress (APC) will start the process of picking its candidates for next year’s general elections in October, using modified direct primaries, the ...

Pensioners seek Maina’s reinstatement

Federal pensioners, under the aegis of the National Association of Federal Retirees (NAFR), have called for the reinstatement of the Abdulrasheed Maina-led Pension Reform Task ...

Conference report: Jonathan overrules referendum

The hope of those angling for the resolutions of the National Conference to be subjected to a referendum may have been dashed by President Goodluck ...

‘I serve a God who answers prayers’

Dr Kent Bently, an American, who contracted the Ebola Virus in Liberia while on a missionary work was released from the Emory University, Atlanta, United ...

Breaking News: U.S doctor survives Ebola, discharged

The United States doctor treated for Ebola Virus Disease at an American hospital, Kent Brantly, has been discharged after recovering from the virus. He was released ...

Edo to prosecute relatives of dustbin man

Edo State Government has said it would ensure arrest and prosecution of relatives of Edo dustbin man, Danjuma who was left to die on the ...

Women’s U- 20 World Cup: Jonathan hails Falconets

President Goodluck  Jonathan has congratulated the under-20 female national  football team, the Falconets on their qualification for the final match of the ongoing FIFA tournament ...

Permanent Sec retired for incompetence in Edo

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has directed the compulsory retirement of Mr. Felix  Otoide, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Development from the ...

No Boko Haram in the Southeast, says Army Chief

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Kenneth Minimah, has allayed the fear of Nigerians living in the Southeast part of the country over possible ...

Ebola: doctors ask for increment of hazard allowance

The immediate past President, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Dr. Osahon Enabulele has called on the Federal Government to take the welfare of health workers seriously.He ...

‘Nanosilver is not cure for Ebola’

The manufacturers of Nanosilver, Minerals for Life Limited, on Thursday denied claims that the mineral solution was a cure for Ebola Virus. This is contained in ...

West Africa must confront weaknesses to curb drugs trade – Obasanjo

West Africa must openly confront its political and governance weaknesses to curb the growing drug trade in the region, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said. “West ...

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