Unions May Picket Arik Air Thursday

[This Day] There are indications that aviation unions in Nigeria may picket operations of the beleaguered Arik Air over the failure of the airline’s management to reinstate sacked union leaders and several other issues in the airline.

[This Day] There are indications that aviation unions in Nigeria may picket operations of the beleaguered Arik Air over the failure of the airline's management to reinstate sacked union leaders and several other issues in the airline.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lagos Approves 15 Percent Discount On Land Use Charge

[This Day] The Lagos State Government wednesday approved 15 per cent discount for all owners of properties in the state, which would pay their land use charge between now and April 14.

[This Day] The Lagos State Government wednesday approved 15 per cent discount for all owners of properties in the state, which would pay their land use charge between now and April 14.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dollar Drops Below N400/$ for First Time in Seven Months

[This Day] For the first time in seven months, the dollar fell below the psychological N400 barrier, when the greenback traded at N399 to the dollar in Lagos and exchanged at N395 in Abuja, lower than N410 at which it traded on Tuesday.

[This Day] For the first time in seven months, the dollar fell below the psychological N400 barrier, when the greenback traded at N399 to the dollar in Lagos and exchanged at N395 in Abuja, lower than N410 at which it traded on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Pressure Mounts for Abia Speaker to Resign

[This Day] Umuahia -A groundswell of agitation has started building up against the Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Hon Chikwendu, with calls for him to resign following the revelation that he was in 2013 indicted and delisted from the Nigerian…

[This Day] Umuahia -A groundswell of agitation has started building up against the Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Hon Chikwendu, with calls for him to resign following the revelation that he was in 2013 indicted and delisted from the Nigerian Bar by the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee (LPDC) over a matter of "stealing and theft."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

What If Trump Was President of Uganda?

[Monitor] Following the ‘surprising’ election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States of America, every passing day has Trump in the news. Be it, his nominees for various positions, early resignations, dismissals, as he did a couple …

[Monitor] Following the 'surprising' election of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States of America, every passing day has Trump in the news. Be it, his nominees for various positions, early resignations, dismissals, as he did a couple of weeks ago of more than 40 state attorneys or just his tweets, controversial as they can be. However, the attention that Trump is creating is acting, perhaps as much against him as he may desire to keep in the news.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

U.S. Military, Navy, Others to Conduct Operations in Nigerian Waters, Gulf of Guinea

[This Day] Abuja -The United States military, the Nigerian Navy and other multinational forces across the African continent are to conduct a military exercise named Obangame Express around Nigerian waters and the Gulf of Guinea.

[This Day] Abuja -The United States military, the Nigerian Navy and other multinational forces across the African continent are to conduct a military exercise named Obangame Express around Nigerian waters and the Gulf of Guinea.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bodies Exhumed As Fight for Kayunga Cemetery Land Deepens

[Monitor] Kayunga -Buganda Kingdom officials and Kayunga Town Council authorities are embroiled in a fight over a piece of land the latter has been using as a public cemetery.

[Monitor] Kayunga -Buganda Kingdom officials and Kayunga Town Council authorities are embroiled in a fight over a piece of land the latter has been using as a public cemetery.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

ICC Hands Ex-DRC Warlord One Year Jail Term for Bribing Witnesses

[East African] Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba has been sentenced to a year in jail and fined him 300,000 euros ($32,000) for bribing witnesses.

[East African] Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba has been sentenced to a year in jail and fined him 300,000 euros ($32,000) for bribing witnesses.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville

Thousand Hills Captain Tips Teammates to Improve

[New Times] Thousand Hills Rugby Football Club captain Jean Nsengimana has admitted that the team need to improve their performance if they are to successfully defend the national league title.

[New Times] Thousand Hills Rugby Football Club captain Jean Nsengimana has admitted that the team need to improve their performance if they are to successfully defend the national league title.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda