Bayelsa Youths Hold Anti-Corruption Rally in Support of EFCC

[Vanguard] Thousands of angry youths in Bayelsa State, yesterday, staged a demonstration in support of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over the arrest and detention of Mr. George Turner, former Special Adviser to esrstwhile Managing…

[Vanguard] Thousands of angry youths in Bayelsa State, yesterday, staged a demonstration in support of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over the arrest and detention of Mr. George Turner, former Special Adviser to esrstwhile Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Osinbajo Should Sign the Budget Without Delay

[Vanguard] After an unusually long delay of the 2017 Budget, the National Assembly, NASS, has finally passed the 2017 Appropriation Bill amounting to N7.441trn – including N143bn added on by the lawmakers.

[Vanguard] After an unusually long delay of the 2017 Budget, the National Assembly, NASS, has finally passed the 2017 Appropriation Bill amounting to N7.441trn - including N143bn added on by the lawmakers.

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Servicing of National Debt to Gobble Up Sh9.5 Trillion in 2017/18

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government plans to spend Sh9.46 trillion on servicing the national debt, including paying contributions to social security funds in the next financial year, Finance and Planning minister Philip Mpango said as he tabled his minist…

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government plans to spend Sh9.46 trillion on servicing the national debt, including paying contributions to social security funds in the next financial year, Finance and Planning minister Philip Mpango said as he tabled his ministry's budget yesterday.

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Herdsmen Attacks Rising Nationwide, Okowa Raises Fresh Alarm

[Vanguard] Asaba -Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, yesterday, raised a fresh alarm that killings and attacks by herdsmen were escalating in the state and other parts of the country and called on the Federal Government to come up with tough measur…

[Vanguard] Asaba -Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, yesterday, raised a fresh alarm that killings and attacks by herdsmen were escalating in the state and other parts of the country and called on the Federal Government to come up with tough measures to confront the menace.

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‘Stop Creating Friction Between Jonathan,Gov Dickson’

[Leadership] Abuja -Politicians in Bayelsa State have been warned to desist from creating friction between former President Goodluck Jonathan and the Governor of the state, Seriake Dickson.

[Leadership] Abuja -Politicians in Bayelsa State have been warned to desist from creating friction between former President Goodluck Jonathan and the Governor of the state, Seriake Dickson.

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U.S. Warns on Deteriorating Human Rights, Rule of Law

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A top US diplomat has expressed concern about “discouraging signs” of backtracking on transparency, human rights and the rule of law in Tanzania, which if unchecked could undermine business and the country’s place as a key play…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A top US diplomat has expressed concern about "discouraging signs" of backtracking on transparency, human rights and the rule of law in Tanzania, which if unchecked could undermine business and the country's place as a key player in regional security.

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NGO Trains 200 School Girls On Reproductive Health, Entrepreneurship

[Leadership] An Abuja-based nongovernmental organization, Helpline Foundation, at the weekend trained about 200 school girls in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on personal hygiene, reproductive health, entrepreneurial skills and leadership/communic…

[Leadership] An Abuja-based nongovernmental organization, Helpline Foundation, at the weekend trained about 200 school girls in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on personal hygiene, reproductive health, entrepreneurial skills and leadership/communications skills.

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Communist Party General Secretary, Family Threatened at Home

[News24Wire] The South African Communist Party (SACP) has confirmed that the lives of deputy general secretary Solly Mapaila and his family were threatened on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] The South African Communist Party (SACP) has confirmed that the lives of deputy general secretary Solly Mapaila and his family were threatened on Tuesday.

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Members of the Public Pursue and Apprehend Fleeing Suspect

[SAPS] On 29 May 2017 at about 12:45, a 70-year-old Scottburgh resident parked his Opel in a parking bay in the main street in the Scottburgh CBD and went shopping at a popular chain store. It is alleged that the observant senior citizen looked towards…

[SAPS] On 29 May 2017 at about 12:45, a 70-year-old Scottburgh resident parked his Opel in a parking bay in the main street in the Scottburgh CBD and went shopping at a popular chain store. It is alleged that the observant senior citizen looked towards his car from the store and saw a stranger inside. He immediately alerted the store security and as they rushed towards the car, the suspect took flight but not before a passing motorist, Mr Jeethandran Murugan of Pietermaritzburg and other members of the public wit

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