‘It’s Our Duty to Cover Price Hike Protests’ – Seized Paper’s Editor

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Omdurman -Eight journalists, including correspondents of Reuters and AFP, are held in detention by the Sudanese security service. The print-runs of two newspapers were seized yesterday in Sudan’s crackdown on media coverage o…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Omdurman -Eight journalists, including correspondents of Reuters and AFP, are held in detention by the Sudanese security service. The print-runs of two newspapers were seized yesterday in Sudan's crackdown on media coverage of the ongoing price hike protests.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Buhari Has Delivered More Than Half of His Electoral Promises – Shittu

[Leadership] Minister of Communications and one of President Muhammadu Buhari’s loyalists, Adebayo Shittu, recently called on the president to run for a second term in office during the 2019 general elections. In this interview with LEADERSHIP, he spea…

[Leadership] Minister of Communications and one of President Muhammadu Buhari's loyalists, Adebayo Shittu, recently called on the president to run for a second term in office during the 2019 general elections. In this interview with LEADERSHIP, he speaks on his reason for the call and why Nigerians should return him to office. He also speaks about his ambition to govern Oyo State in the next political dispensation. MUYIWA OYINLOLA and ANDREW ESSIEN met him.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Presidency, Other Federal Agencies Yet to Submit Audited Accounts – Senate

[Premium Times] A senator has expressed disappointment at how the Presidency and many agencies have repeatedly failed to submit their audited accounts for vetting by the Auditor-General as required by law.

[Premium Times] A senator has expressed disappointment at how the Presidency and many agencies have repeatedly failed to submit their audited accounts for vetting by the Auditor-General as required by law.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Key Electricity Infrastructure Was Controversially Awarded to Dangote

[Premium Times] Key electricity transmission infrastructure belonging to the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, were allegedly awarded to Alheri Engineering Company, and Phase 3, despite inherent conflict of interest, a correspondence has shown.

[Premium Times] Key electricity transmission infrastructure belonging to the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, were allegedly awarded to Alheri Engineering Company, and Phase 3, despite inherent conflict of interest, a correspondence has shown.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Morocco Is Making Major Efforts to Strengthen Intra-OIC Trade (UN Official)

[MAP] Rabat -Morocco is making major efforts to strengthen cooperation relations and promote trade between the member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), said, Thursday in Rabat, director of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (E…

[MAP] Rabat -Morocco is making major efforts to strengthen cooperation relations and promote trade between the member states of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), said, Thursday in Rabat, director of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Office for North Africa, Lilia Hachem Naas.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Herdsmen Crisis – Falana Tackles Buhari, Accuses President of ‘Impunity’

[Premium Times] Rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of “impunity” in addressing recent killings by herdsmen in Benue and other states.

[Premium Times] Rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of "impunity" in addressing recent killings by herdsmen in Benue and other states.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Exxon Mobil Key to Developing Ghana’s Oil & Gas Industry’ – President Akufo-Addo

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says close co-operation between Ghana and the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, Exxon Mobil, will be instrumental in developing Ghana’s oil …

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says close co-operation between Ghana and the world's largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, Exxon Mobil, will be instrumental in developing Ghana's oil and gas industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

President Akufo-Addo Receives Credentials From Japanese and Nigerien Ambassadors

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, 18th January, 2017, received letters of credence from two envoys accredited to Ghana, from the Republics of Niger and Japan.

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, 18th January, 2017, received letters of credence from two envoys accredited to Ghana, from the Republics of Niger and Japan.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana