[Premium Times] One early morning in November 2013, Adepoju Jamiu woke up to observe the first of the five Islamic daily prayers at Okela, a community in Ondo State.
[VOA] Baba Awolu reports for work at 5 a.m.
[Premium Times] A convicted internet fraudster, Hope Olusegun Aroke, who is serving a 24-year jail term at the Kirikiri Maximum Prison in Lagos is again, the subject of an investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for being the alleged mastermind of a mega scam to the tune of over $1,000,000.
[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate has said the controversial hate speech bill will not pass if it will bring “hardship” to Nigerians.
[Daily Trust] The minister of youths and sports development, Mr Sunday Dare has revealed that Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote is set to renovate the Main Bowl of the MKO Abiola National Stadium in Abuja.
[Premium Times] Saudi Arabian authorities allegedly paid at least two insiders at Twitter to access crucial personal data of the country’s dissident users, according to a federal complaint filed by the United States.
[Premium Times] About 1.2 million civilians are trapped and have been denied access to humanitarian aid and services in two local government areas now largely under the control of Boko Haram, Edward Kallon, UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, said.
[Premium Times] The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, has blamed the failure to end the Boko Haram war on “poor management” of strategy on the part of the military and other international humanitarian agencies working in North-east Nigeria.
[East African] Kenya plans to flag off the second shipment of early oil exports in February next year as the government continues to test the market for its Turkana crude oil reserves.
[Premium Times] The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) says it will soon introduce various categories of visas for the country as part of its visa reform.