Senate Drops Two Non-Career Ambassadorial Nominees Over Age, Corruption Allegation

[Vanguard] The Senate has, during Thursday’s plenary, rejected to confirm two non-career ambassadorial nominees presented for legislative approval by President Muhammadu Buhari over old age and corruption allegations.

[Vanguard] The Senate has, during Thursday's plenary, rejected to confirm two non-career ambassadorial nominees presented for legislative approval by President Muhammadu Buhari over old age and corruption allegations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Don’t Open Old Wounds, Opposition and Clerics Tell Kenyatta

[Nation] Clerics and Orange politicians from Nyanza on Thursday called on President Uhuru Kenyatta not to reopen old wounds following his statement on Wednesday linking opposition chief Raila Odinga to the 2007 election violence.

[Nation] Clerics and Orange politicians from Nyanza on Thursday called on President Uhuru Kenyatta not to reopen old wounds following his statement on Wednesday linking opposition chief Raila Odinga to the 2007 election violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nigeria Unveils Online Visa-On-Arrival Platform

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has announced the introduction of a liberalised online Visa on Arrival (VOA) facility to the public, especially foreign investors willing to invest in Nigeria.

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has announced the introduction of a liberalised online Visa on Arrival (VOA) facility to the public, especially foreign investors willing to invest in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Two Found Guilty of Killing Cynthia Osokogu

[Premium Times] A Lagos State High Court in Igbosere on Thursday found Ezekiel Eloka and Echezona Nwabufor guilty of the murder of a postgraduate student, Cynthia Osokogu, who they lured from Nasarawa to Lagos before strangling her to death at a hotel …

[Premium Times] A Lagos State High Court in Igbosere on Thursday found Ezekiel Eloka and Echezona Nwabufor guilty of the murder of a postgraduate student, Cynthia Osokogu, who they lured from Nasarawa to Lagos before strangling her to death at a hotel in Festac Town, Lagos, in 2012.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

London Attack – Nigeria Super Eagles Propose to Wear Black Armbands for Victims

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Football Federation has made a proposal to have the Super Eagles wear black armbands during tonight’s international friendly match in London in honour of the victims of Wednesday’s terror attack in the same city.

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Football Federation has made a proposal to have the Super Eagles wear black armbands during tonight's international friendly match in London in honour of the victims of Wednesday's terror attack in the same city.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Spent $2.6 Billion On Boko Haram Humanitarian Crisis in 2016

[Guardian] Nigeria spent more than $2.6 billion in 2016 to address the humanitarian challenges caused by Boko Haram terrorists, Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, has said.

[Guardian] Nigeria spent more than $2.6 billion in 2016 to address the humanitarian challenges caused by Boko Haram terrorists, Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Introduces Visa On Arrival for Foreign Investors

[Vanguard] The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has announced the introduction of a liberalised online Visa on Arrival (VOA) facility to the public, especially foreign investors willing to invest in Nigeria.

[Vanguard] The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has announced the introduction of a liberalised online Visa on Arrival (VOA) facility to the public, especially foreign investors willing to invest in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria