Lottery Can Generate Over N250 Billion Annually – Commission Boss

[Daily Trust] The Director-General of the Nigerian Lottery Commission, Adolphus Joe Ekpe, in this interview speaks on the benefits of lottery to the nation and the effort of the commission in tackling illegal lottery operators. Excerpts:

[Daily Trust] The Director-General of the Nigerian Lottery Commission, Adolphus Joe Ekpe, in this interview speaks on the benefits of lottery to the nation and the effort of the commission in tackling illegal lottery operators. Excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Concerns Over Drug Resistant TB, HIV Co-Infection

[Guardian] Nigeria on Friday March 24 joined other countries to celebrate the 2017 World Tuberculosis Day (WTD) with the theme, Unite to end TB in Nigeria: Accelerating TB Case Detection and Treatment. As part of efforts to stop the disease, experts ha…

[Guardian] Nigeria on Friday March 24 joined other countries to celebrate the 2017 World Tuberculosis Day (WTD) with the theme, Unite to end TB in Nigeria: Accelerating TB Case Detection and Treatment. As part of efforts to stop the disease, experts have alerted to the growing cases of Multi-Drug Resistant TB (MDR TB), the burgeoning epidemic of the disease in Nigeria, which rides on the co-existing pandemic of Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV), and that diagnosing MDR and extensively drug-resistant TB as well as H

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Why My Memo to Buhari Was Leaked – Governor El-Rufai

[Daily Trust] The Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, told a team of Daily Trust editors, in an exclusive interview, that he was not behind the leak of a ‘private’ memo he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari last September, blaming the APC mem…

[Daily Trust] The Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, told a team of Daily Trust editors, in an exclusive interview, that he was not behind the leak of a 'private' memo he wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari last September, blaming the APC members with 2019 Presidential ambition for twisting its content to achieve sinister motives.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Arinze Stanley – Nigeria’s Artistic Genius Making Waves

[This is Africa] Arinze Stanley is an artistic genius whose work is beyond imitation. Arinze’s work is the creation of life itself, full of its raw emotions on paper.. The artist continues making waves, and his remarkable drawings have left many people…

[This is Africa] Arinze Stanley is an artistic genius whose work is beyond imitation. Arinze's work is the creation of life itself, full of its raw emotions on paper.. The artist continues making waves, and his remarkable drawings have left many people filled with awe and disbelief.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Jonathan Urges Ijaw Unity, Chides IYC Over Leadership Crisis

[Guardian] Yenagoa -Former President Goodluck Jonathan has urged the Ijaw nation to unite, forge a common front irrespective of their politics, as this is the only way to make progress.

[Guardian] Yenagoa -Former President Goodluck Jonathan has urged the Ijaw nation to unite, forge a common front irrespective of their politics, as this is the only way to make progress.

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NRM Mobiliser Arrested for Chopping Off Wife’s Hand

[Monitor] The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party mobiliser for Butiru Sub-county in Manafwa District, Mr Wycliffe Malunda, is in trouble for allegedly chopping off his wife’s left arm.

[Monitor] The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party mobiliser for Butiru Sub-county in Manafwa District, Mr Wycliffe Malunda, is in trouble for allegedly chopping off his wife's left arm.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Museveni Spends 6hrs Watching Athletes

[Monitor] Kampala -It’s common knowledge that President Yoweri Museveni’s schedule only allows him to spend a few hours, or even minutes, at any given event or function.

[Monitor] Kampala -It's common knowledge that President Yoweri Museveni's schedule only allows him to spend a few hours, or even minutes, at any given event or function.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Zambia Under-20 Suffer 4-1 Loss To South Korea At Adidas 4-Nations Tourney

The 2017 Junior African Champions Zambia have suffered a heavy defeat against South Korea at the on-going Four Nation’s International Tournament in Korea. The Koreans beat the Chipolopolo boys by 4 goals to 1 to inflict a defeat for Coach … Continued

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The 2017 Junior African Champions Zambia have suffered a heavy defeat against South Korea at the on-going Four Nation’s International Tournament in Korea. The Koreans beat the Chipolopolo boys by 4 goals to 1 to inflict a defeat for Coach Bestone Chambeshi for the first time in couple of matches played. Edward Chilufya was Zambia’s only scorer who found the back of the net in the 33rd minute after Korea went ahead in the 29th minute. However the junior chipolopolo allowed the Koreans to dominate the match after the interval. South Korea now has two wins out of two having silenced Honduras by 3 goals to 2 while Zambia has won one match and lost one. The loss is good for Zambia considering that the upcoming World cup from the 20th of May to 11th June will not be an easy Tournament. Coach Chambeshi has picked up vital lessons in order to have a good outing. The post Zambia Under-20 Suffer 4-1 Loss To South Korea At Adidas 4-Nations Tourney appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Cash Shortages – Time to Consider The Rand?

[The Herald] THE shortage of US dollars besetting the economy has reignited debate on whether Zimbabwe should adopt the rand, as it emerged that cash in circulation was only $202 million against requirement of nearly a billion dollars.The debate is pre…

[The Herald] THE shortage of US dollars besetting the economy has reignited debate on whether Zimbabwe should adopt the rand, as it emerged that cash in circulation was only $202 million against requirement of nearly a billion dollars.The debate is premised on the understanding that Zimbabwe, with a weak export generating capacity due to low production across all majors sectors, cannot thrive under a currency sought after globally that is being externalised legally and illegally.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe