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Uproar in Egypt over hike in mobile recharge cards

Egyptians are angry over a government decision to ratify a 36-percent devaluation of mobile phone balance recharge cards.

King Salman meets Saraki, other world leaders in Jeddah

Senate President Bukola Saraki along with Presidents and heads of parliaments of other nations met with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia at an annual reception in Jeddah.

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Stella Okoli: Nigerians must co-operate in the fight against drug abuse

The Founder/Group Managing Director of Emzor Pharmaceuticals, Dr. Stella Okoli, has called on all Nigerians to work together in combating the rising problem of drug abuse among youths.

Facebook boss faces European Parliament over data scandal

His grilling by the heads of the parliament’s political groups at around 1630 GMT comes three days before the EU introduces sweeping new personal data protection rules, which the Facebook chief has now welcomed.

Kwara government closes 40 illegal schools

The Kwara State Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development says it has closed no fewer than 40 schools operating illegally across the three senatorial districts of the state.

Dozens feared killed in Karachi heatwave

Dozens of people are feared to have died in a heatwave gripping Pakistan's largest city Karachi this week, a charity in the sprawling metropolis said Tuesday, as temperatures hit 42 degrees Celsius (108 degrees Fahrenheit).

Manuel Pellegrini wants West Ham signings to begin era of attacking football

Manuel Pellegrini has targeted four or five signings to launch a blueprint of attacking football at West Ham United.