Netanyahu vows to go after ‘fanatic’ Israeli attackers

Israel’s security cabinet has approved new measures allowing “administrative detention” against Israelis who attack Palestinians, a plan which critics say is ineffective unless the issue of settlements is resolved. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s declaration of “zero tolerance” against “fanaticism” on Sunday followed a pair of attacks last week, including the

Nigeria army ‘frees nearly 180 Boko Haram hostages’

Nigeria's army claimed to have freed nearly 180 hostages -- including more than 100 children -- held by Boko Haram jihadists in a dramatic weekend rescue. The post Nigeria army ‘frees nearly 180 Boko Haram hostages’ appeared first on Vanguard News.

Don Jazzy, Reekado Banks, Korede Bello Delight Fans At NBA Games In SA

The Mavin’s boss Don Jazzy and his two wonder kids Reekado Banks and Korede Bello had a swell weekend at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg setting the fans on trips at the first NBA exhibition game. Present at the exhibition game was NBA legends and administrators who all got served by the

Quality husbands will be scarce in Nigeria in the near future – Catholic Women group says

According to the National President of the Council of Catholic Women Organisation of Nigeria,Chief Felicia Onyeabo, there will be a scarcity of quality husbands in Nigeria in the near future following the increasing number of male dropouts from schools in the last 10 years. Mrs Onyeabo said this at a

Boko Haram Urges To Join In Fight Against PMB Government

The deadly Boko Haram sect has released new beheading video, issued more threats against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. The militants unveiled a video showing part of their main battle tank (MBT), armoured personnel carrier (APC) and huge artillery arsenal, which they recently captured.

Oil crash exposes Nigeria’s marginal global trade influence

Crash in oil price has exposed Nigeria’s little influence in the international trade circle as non-oil exports fail to make significant impact to shore up foreign exchange, experts have said. The crude oil price has fallen by over 50 percent since 2014.

Nigeria requires $10bn to build out broadband infrastructure

Nigeria is required to invest some $10 billion over the next five years in order to facilitate the build out of requisite internet broadband infrastructure needed to sustain government’s plan to diversify the economy away from oil, said Joseph Tegbe, partner, management consulting at KPMG. Speaking at the MainOne-BusinessDay Broadband

Husband hangs himself after he thought he had beaten his wife to death in Oyo

A 41 year old married man named Ahmed Olanrewaju, hung himself after he thought he had beaten his wife to death following a domestic fight they had at their home yesterday August 2nd.According to police report, Olanrewaju used a sledge hammer to hit his wife on the head. The woman

UN condemns killing of peacekeeper in CAR

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday condemned the killing of a peacekeeper from the UN peacekeeping mission in Bangui, capital of Central African Republic. Peacekeepers from the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic were attacked by an armed group during a search operation, according to a statement

Nigerian Banks Expose Leading Debtors (Must Read)

Following the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) directives on debtors that expired at the weekend, July 31, 2015, many Nigerian banks are beginning to expose the businesses and people behind the mountain of debts threatening to kill the sector. Except for unforeseen developments, some of the banks will begin the