All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has debunked claims by Governor Ayodele Fayose that the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti, had only one functional ambulance.

Zambia's Guy Scott became Africa's first white head of state in 20 years on Wednesday after the president, "King Cobra" Michael Sata, died in a London hospital aged 77.

According to reports, Hugh Jackman has undergone a third skin cancer treatment. The actor recently had another basal cell carcinoma removed.

Zimbabwe's state media accused Vice-President Joice Mujuru of extortion and abuse of office on Thursday in what observers say is a stepped-up campaign to discredit her in a battle to succeed ageing President Robert Mugabe.

Thousands of protesters marched on Burkina Faso's presidential palace after burning the parliament building and ransacking state television offices on Thursday, forcing President Blaise Compaore to scrap a plan to extend his 27-year rule.

President Goodluck Jonathan has collected the presidential nomination form of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to contest for next year’s general elections bid to hold in February.

An Area 1 Court in the FCT on Thursday sentenced a 23-year-old man, Samson Samuel, to three months imprisonment for attempting to steal a laptop from a car.

Coordinator, National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Niger state, Abdullahi Mohammed, on Thursday said the agency has trained and empowered more than 1, 940 youths in the state.

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) in Jigawa on Thursday said it recorded 939 cases in the state during the first nine months of 2014.