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Wiko launches smartphones in Nigeria

Wiko, Europe’s top smartphone vendor has launched  its operation in West Africa with  its portfolio of 10 phones in Nigeria. The model of the phones include ...

Nigeria qualifies for AWC final

… Secures World Cup ticket Nigeria’s Super Falcons on Wednesday qualified for next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup after defeating South Africa 2-1 in African Women’s ...

NLC, Falana criticise U.S, others over Ebola

The Nigeria Labour Congress and rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), on Wednesday criticised the United States, China and other prosperous nations for not doing enough ...

Best new movies and videos for week of Oct 20: The Watchlist

In Theatres St. Vincent  - Bill Murray's newest film is a sentimental and overly manipulative story. So, why did I find myself tearing up at the end? Probably because Bill can find ...

Reps approve $1bn loan for Jonathan to fight insurgency

The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved the $1 billion loan requested by President Goodluck Jonathan to tackle security challenges in the country. This was sequel ...

Canadian soldier killed in Ottawa a reservist from Hamilton

CBC News Network LIVE 11:59:59 VIDEO War Memorial shooting 0:30 Ottawa police announced at a press conference ...

New Ebola monitoring steps announced for travellers to U.S.

 The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday announced new measures to monitor for Ebola anyone entering the United States from Liberia, Sierra ...

Speaker to Fayose: I can’t be forced to dump APC

The Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Dr. Adewale Omirin, has said intimidation and coercion by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led government in ...

Alleged theft: AGF takes over prosecution of Cross Country boss

A Lagos High Court, Ikeja, on Wednesday heard that the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, has directed the Economic ...

Fayose appoints petroleum chief, swears in new judge

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has approved the appointment of Mr. Samuel Adeyemi (Shakila) as the Chairman, Ekiti State Petroleum Products Consumer Protection ...

IGP orders nationwide audit of police arsenals

The Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Suleiman Abba, has ordered a nationwide audit of the Force armouries. In a statement issued by the Force Public ...

Quebec military personnel told not to wear uniforms in public

Shootings at Ottawa's War Memorial and Parliament on Wednesday morning prompted tighter security measures at municipal, provincial and military buildings in Quebec. A soldier was shot at the ...

Jonathan in minor cabinet shake up

…Onwuliri replaces Wike in Education ministry President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday appointed the Minister of State I for Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Viola Onwuliri as the substantive ...

Eugenie Bouchard drops 2nd match at WTA Finals

Canadian Eugenie Bouchard tumbled out of contention at the WTA Finals on Wednesday after a 6-1, 6-3 loss to Ana Ivanovic. The Westmount, Que., native, who ...

Ex-Mint boss opts for trial in Nigeria

A former managing director of Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company (NSPMC), Ehidiamhem Okoyomon, has said he would prefer to be tried in the country ...

Parliament Hill attack: Soldier dies of injuries, gunman also shot dead

Parliament Hill came under attack today after a man with a rifle shot and killed a soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in ...

Soldier dies after Parliament Hill attack, gunman also shot dead

Parliament Hill came under attack today after a man with a rifle shot and killed a soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in ...

Kobani battle against ISIS rages on as Kurds get air-dropped supplies

Large explosions continued to rock the Syrian border town of Kobani on Wednesday, hours after the Pentagon warned the town could still fall to ISIS ...

Armed robber to die for stealing N9, 000

A Lagos High Court, Igbosere, on Wednesday sentenced an armed robber to death by hanging for disposing his victim of N9, 000. The convict, ‎Onyekachi Abazu, ...

Rainstorm wrecks havoc in Benin

A 20 minutes rainstorm that fell in parts of Benin City, Edo State, on Tuesday has rendered many people homeless. Roofs of over 50 houses were ...

Jonathan easiest sitting president to defeat in poll – Kwankwaso

Kano State Governor, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has said President Goodluck Jonathan is the easiest sitting President in the world for any opposition party to defeat ...

GPs to get £55 for dementia diagnoses

Family doctors in England are to be paid £55 for each patient they diagnose with dementia, NHS bosses say. NHS England said the aim of the ...

WHO emergency team holds Ebola talks

The World Health Organization's emergency committee is holding talks to discuss the Ebola epidemic. ...

Syria air force steps up strikes

The Damascus suburb of Douma was among the areas targeted by Syrian government aircraft on Monday The Syrian military has stepped up air strikes on rebel ...

DJ Mike Read withdraws UKIP song

Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Mike Read has requested a song he wrote in support of UKIP be withdrawn from sale following complaints that it ...

AUDIO: Taxi boss: 'Users want white drivers'

The owner of a cab firm says he meets requests from the public to provide drivers of a specific race. ...

Legal challenge over abuse inquiry

A victim of historical child sexual abuse has launched a legal challenge to the choice of Fiona Woolf as the chair of the inquiry investigating ...

US editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93

Ben Bradlee has been described as "the best American newspaper editor of his time" Ben Bradlee, the editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate scandal ...

Pound falls on Bank meeting minutes

The Bank of England's Mark Carney is not yet ready to raise interest rates The pound has fallen after the majority of the Bank of England's ...

Olympic gold medalist Jeneba Tarmoh speaks out against 'ignorance' over Ebola

"The number of people infected with Ebola in western Sierra Leone is increasing to more than 20 deaths daily," one newspaper reported on Tuesday. "Forty-nine ...

Briton found with throat cut in Bali

The body was found near a paddy field on the island of Bali - a popular holiday destination The Indonesian wife of a Briton found with ...

Laide Bakare Welcomes Baby Boy (Picture)

Nollywood actress Laide Bakare, has been delivered of a bouncing baby boy in USA, where she has been for months after her new husband, Alhaji ...

Malala Yousafzai receives Philadelphia Liberty Medal: Teenage Nobel laureate joins Nelson Mandela, Thurgood Marshall and Jimmy Carter in winning prestigious honor

A Pakistani teenager awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote girls' education brought her passion for learning to Philadelphia, where she received ...

VIDEO: Lions picture wins photography prize

Media playback is unsupported on your device Wildlife Photographer: Duchess awards prize to Michael Nichols ...

Ebola: U.S restricts airport arrivals from West Africa

New United States’ rules requiring air passengers from the three West African countries worst hit by Ebola to travel via one of five airports are ...

Chelsea debut excites Nigerian starlet

Nigeria-born teenager Dominic Solanke was delighted to make his first-team debut for Chelsea at a bigger stage when he was thrown into the fray against ...

Woman held over 'Syria terror plot'

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of "preparation of terrorist acts", police have said. ...

"My Wife Is A Pastor, She Doesn't Do Crazy" Comedian Gbenga Adeyinka

Today the 22nd of October, 2014, Ace comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka and his wife are celebrating their marriage anniversary.Today made their marriage 20years. The comedian took ...

Django actress on lewd conduct charge

Watts played a supporting role in Django Unchained and appeared in TV series Weeds An actress who alleged she was detained by Los Angeles police because ...

UK 'not deporting enough criminals'

Article written by Dominic Casciani Home affairs correspondent More from Dominic Follow Dominic on Twitter ...

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