Boko Haram Commander Confesses to Leading Operation to Kidnap Chibok Girls

[Premium Times] A member of the Boko Haram, identified as a commander in the terror group, has confessed to leading the operation to kidnap the Chibok girls in 2014.

[Premium Times] A member of the Boko Haram, identified as a commander in the terror group, has confessed to leading the operation to kidnap the Chibok girls in 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Osinbajo Remains Buhari’s Closest Adviser, Confidante – Presidency

[Premium Times] The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, remains the closest adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari and is not fenced by any ‘cabal’, the presidency has said.

[Premium Times] The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, remains the closest adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari and is not fenced by any 'cabal', the presidency has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Anti-Corruption Activists Warn Against ‘Shadow Boxing’ Between Magu, AGF Malami

[Premium Times] Some anti-corruption campaigners on Sunday warned against a feud between the acting chairman of the anti-graft EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, and the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami.

[Premium Times] Some anti-corruption campaigners on Sunday warned against a feud between the acting chairman of the anti-graft EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, and the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria’s d’Tigress Emerge African Champions

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Senior Women’s Basketball team, D’Tigress, have been crowned African champions again following their 65-48 win over Senegal on Sunday in the final of the 2017 Afrobasket Championships.

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Senior Women's Basketball team, D'Tigress, have been crowned African champions again following their 65-48 win over Senegal on Sunday in the final of the 2017 Afrobasket Championships.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Long-Jump Champ Samaai Returns Home

[News24Wire] Having overcome multiple injury troubles, long jump star Ruswahl Samaai , said he was delighted with his season after returning home from a successful international campaign on Sunday.

[News24Wire] Having overcome multiple injury troubles, long jump star Ruswahl Samaai , said he was delighted with his season after returning home from a successful international campaign on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Court to Hear Opposition Application to Access Election Servers

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Supreme Court deferred its ruling on Raila Odinga’s application to be granted access to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission’s servers, to Monday morning.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Supreme Court deferred its ruling on Raila Odinga's application to be granted access to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission's servers, to Monday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Media Handling of Kenya’s Election Protests Calls for Some Soul-Searching

[The Conversation Africa] The management of the public’s craving for negative stories is one of the longest standing dilemmas of journalism ethics. Bad news commands more attention than good news and so, as the old creed goes, “If it bleeds, it leads”.

[The Conversation Africa] The management of the public's craving for negative stories is one of the longest standing dilemmas of journalism ethics. Bad news commands more attention than good news and so, as the old creed goes, "If it bleeds, it leads".

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya