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South Africa apartheid assassin granted parole

South African apartheid-era death squad commander, Eugene de Kock, has been granted parole after 20 years in jail. He was nicknamed “Prime Evil” for his role ...

WBA rejects bid for Ideye

West Bromwich Albion has reportedly rejected a bid from Qatari club, Al Gharafa for Super Eagles striker, Brown Ideye. The 26-year-old Nigerian joined the Baggies last ...

Chadian army kills 120 Boko Haram militants in Cameroon

Chadian forces have killed 120 Boko Haram militants in a battle in the north of neighbouring Cameroon that began when the insurgents attacked its troops, ...

Maiduguri under fresh attack

Jonathan is reported to have been attacked in:Katsina, PDP StateNiger, PDP StateBauchi, PDP StatePlateau, PDP StateAdamawa, PDP StateYaguda confirmed that the attackers are PDP politicians.Tompolo ...

War threats: Pressure on Jonathan to move against Tompolo, others

• National Merit Award winner Osundare wants them disclaimed• Raises posers for President on war threats• Are Niger Delta militants speaking for you? President Goodluck Jonathan ...

Chicago man eats 444 chicken wings in 30 mins

A PROFESSIONAL competitive eater from Chicago downed 444 chicken wings in 30 minutes at the 23rd annual Wing Bowl in Philadelphia, narrowly edging out his ...

Huge crowds as Buhari campaigns in Ilorin, Bauchi

Security personnel battled for several hours yesterday in Ilorin to control the huge crowd of supporters who trooped out to receive the All Progressives Congress ...

Storm brews over South Africa’s military advisers in Nigeria

•As ‘private military experts’ arrive to train Nigerian soldiers in counter-terrorism•Pretoria threatens to arrest them on return home Nigeria and South Africa may be heading towards ...

How UK forced Jonathan, Nigeria to pay Odi N15bn compensation

But for the intervention of the United Kingdom, the Federal Government would not have negotiated and paid N15billion compensation to Odi, the Bayelsa State community ...

INVESTMENT EXTRA: Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey sets off equity timebomb warning of recession where 'markets will get devastated'

INVESTMENT EXTRA: Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey sets off equity timebomb warning of recession where 'markets will get devastated' Savers received a shock warning this week: ...

When the Flintstones met Big Brother: New TV experiment to test whether group of volunteers could have hacked it in the Stone Age 

20 participants will battle nature and the elements in Channel 5's 10,000 BCGroup are left in remote Bulgarian forest prone to extreme temperaturesAmong eclectic tribe is former male model, ...

When the Flintstones met Big Brother: New TV experiment to test whether group of volunteers could have hacked it in the Stone Age 

20 participants will battle nature and the elements in Channel 5's 10,000 BCGroup are left in remote Bulgarian forest prone to extreme temperaturesAmong eclectic tribe is former male model, ...

'I didn't expect it - I've only got a fractured collar bone': Disabled 4ft 6in pensioner targeted by mugger shocked as beautician's fundraising effort reaches more than £70,000

Alan Barnes, 67, has suffered growth and sight problems since birth He was taking his bin out on Sunday night when he was set uponViolent mugger ...

'I didn't expect it - I've only got a fractured collar bone': Disabled 4ft 6in pensioner targeted by mugger shocked as beautician's fundraising effort reaches more than £70,000

Alan Barnes, 67, has suffered growth and sight problems since birth He was taking his bin out on Sunday night when he was set uponViolent mugger ...

Night Nurse could put you over the limit: New drug-driving laws will mean drivers face ban for over-the-counter medicines that make you drowsy

Stricter drug-driving laws are coming into effect in March this yearThey will impose new limits on levels of certain legally obtainable drugs These include eight over-the-counter ...

Night Nurse could put you over the limit: New drug-driving laws will mean drivers face ban for over-the-counter medicines that make you drowsy

Stricter drug-driving laws are coming into effect in March this yearThey will impose new limits on levels of certain legally obtainable drugs These include eight over-the-counter ...

ISIS chemical weapons expert trained under Saddam killed in airstrike near Mosul, says US central command 

U.S. claims chemical engineer Abu Malik was killed on January 24Malik had worked at Muthanna - an Iraqi factory which produced sarin gasThe long-time jihadist ...

ISIS chemical weapons expert trained under Saddam killed in airstrike near Mosul, says US central command 

U.S. claims chemical engineer Abu Malik was killed on January 24Malik had worked at Muthanna - an Iraqi factory which produced sarin gasThe long-time jihadist ...

EXCLUSIVE - The lonely life of Manson's bride: Charles Manson's future wife shops for wedding dress fabric ahead of jailhouse ceremony with the killer

A 'superfan' of Charles Manson who is set to carry out her vow to marry the 80-year-old notorious mass murderer was spotted out in California. Afton ...

Russian woman attacks her ex-husband's car with an axe

Shocking footage captured of a 31-year-old woman in Angarsk, RussiaThe jilted ex-wife took an axe to her former husband's Toyota Camry After bashing in the bonnet, ...

Russian woman attacks her ex-husband's car with an axe

Shocking footage captured of a 31-year-old woman in Angarsk, RussiaThe jilted ex-wife took an axe to her former husband's Toyota Camry After bashing in the bonnet, ...

Manchester City's £100k-a-week Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho banned for six months after being caught speeding in his Mercedes twice in three days

Manchester City's Fernandinho is banned from driving for six monthsThe Brazilian was caught speeding in his Mercedes twice in three daysAccepted the charges through his ...

KIRSTIE ALLSOPP: Why do the chattering classes think it's smug and middle class to hate litter? 

By Kirstie Allsopp Published: 18:07 EST, 30 January 2015 | Updated: 04:26 EST, 31 January 2015 ...

The grit and glamour of the Dakar: What it's REALLY like on the road with stars of the world's most dangerous motor race

MailOnline joined champions Mini for the first section of Dakar 2015 through Buenos Aires and San JuanVSO tour included tour of bivouac, champagne lunch in ...

PLATELL'S PEOPLE: High time work-shy Beatrice grew up 

By Amanda Platell for The Mail on Sunday Published: 20:26 EST, 30 January 2015 | Updated: 04:09 EST, 31 January 2015 ...

Debates: Nigerians line up 6,000 questions, says NEDG

General Secretary, Nigerian Guild of Editors, Mr Isaac Ighure, on Friday said Nigerians had “responded positively” by sending in 6,000 questions for the presidential debates, ...

No to poll shift, INEC insists

Despite pressure to shift  the February general elections, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, and his national commissioners have ...

Air strike kills IS ‘chemical weapons expert’

A US-led coalition air strike killed a chemical weapons specialist with the Islamic State group in Iraq who once worked for Saddam Hussein, US military ...

Shagari family disowns PDP

Members of the family of former Nigerian President, Alhaji Shehu Aliyu Shagari, have warned leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against dragging his name ...

War threats: Niger Delta ex-militants give Danjuma 7-day ultimatum

Former defence minister, Gen. Yakubu Danjuma, yesterday got a seven-day ultimatum from a group of ex-militants in the Niger Delta to withdraw his statement in ...

Game of the chameleon

IN the last couple of weeks, the spokesman of the Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has been at the ...

Supreme Court orders resumption of Aborishade, others’ trial

The Supreme Court yesterday ordered the immediate resumption of proceedings in the trial of former Aviation Minister, Prof. Babalola Aborishade and others over alleged forgery ...

123 Boko Haram militants killed in Cameroon

Three soldiers and 123 Boko Haram militants were killed when the Islamist group attacked a Chadian army contingent in northern Cameroon, the Chadian military said. Twelve ...

PDP loses Niger East senatorial seat to APC at tribunal

The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Minna yesterday upturned the result of last year’s Niger East Senatorial by-election in favour of Mr. David Umaru ...

Buhari was never stoned in Lagos –APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday dismissed as concocted a story by former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, that the party’s presidential candidate, ...

APC shielding candidate, says PDP

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organisation yesterday flayed the decision by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to shun the presidential debate being organised by ...

Romney drops out of 2016 US presidential race

Former United States Republican party presidential candidate Mitt Romney, after a three-week flirtation with another run for president, has definitively said that he will not ...

 Buhari petitions NBC over hate broadcast

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, has protested to the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) over hate ...

Residents flee Maiduguri as Boko Haram surrounds city

Residents of Maiduguri are fleeing in droves for fear of an attack by the terror sect,Boko Haram. An earlier attempt last Sunday was repelled by soldiers. But ...

Eating apple daily increases sexual arousal in women –Study

Eating appleIt is a common saying that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. But beyond the health benefits of apple for both men ...

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