Gifty gets evicted from Big Brother Naija

Gifty has just been evicted from the on-going Big Brother Naija game.   Gifty, who has had a pretty controversial time in the house with her string of kisses,...

US actor Ashton Kutcher urges end to child sexual exploitation

Actor and human rights campaigner Ashton Kutcher has urged US lawmakers to support efforts to help bring an end to child sexual exploitation. At a senate hearing, a...

Mark Clattenburg: Premier League official quits to take up job in Saudi Arabia

Mark Clattenburg is quitting his job as a Premier League official to become Saudi Arabia’s new head of referees. The 41-year-old is widely considered to be one of...

Ibrahimovic hat-trick puts Man Utd in control of Saint-Etienne tie

ZlatanIbrahimovic scored a hat-trick as Manchester United opened up a commanding Europa League last-32 lead against Saint-Etienne. Ibrahimovic’s deflected...

Pakistan: IS attack on Sufi shrine in Sindh kills dozens

A suicide attack in a popular shrine in southern Pakistan has killed at least 72 people, police say. The bomber blew himself up among devotees in the shrine of Sufi...

Central African Republic: Rebel group ‘killed 32 civilians’

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says rebels in the Central African Republic (CAR) killed 32 civilians last December after clashes with a rival faction. The Union for Peace in...

Naira crashes to 516 as dollar scarcity widens

The naira appears to have entered a free fall mode with the local currency selling for 516 per United States dollar on the streets of Lagos on Thursday. The naira...

FG Signs Seventy Million Euro EU Support For Health

The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the European Union (EU) for 70 million Euro to support the health sector. The Minister of Health,...

FG Begins Verification Of Monthly Budget Support Facility

The Federal Government has commenced the verification of its monthly Budget Support Facility to the states. The importance of the exercise is to ensure that benefiting...

Boko Haram: UN Security Council to visit Nigeria in March

The UN Security Council will be visiting Nigeria within the next few weeks to discuss strategies for combating the Boko Haram insurgents and to assess the level of...