Paradise Papers – Huge Chunk of Dangote’s Fortune Now Kept in Tax Haven

[Premium Times] Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, is no stranger to using shell companies in offshore tax havens. The influential industrialist is one of the prominent figures around the world whose names popped up in the infamous #PanamaPapers data…

[Premium Times] Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, is no stranger to using shell companies in offshore tax havens. The influential industrialist is one of the prominent figures around the world whose names popped up in the infamous #PanamaPapers database as having links with shell companies in notorious tax havens.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kaduna Teachers – Right Answer, Wrong Method?

[Daily Trust] We all know that something urgent needs to be done about our abysmal educational sector. If we continue to do nothing, then the decay in Nigeria which is traceable to poor-quality government schools and a dysfunctional educational system …

[Daily Trust] We all know that something urgent needs to be done about our abysmal educational sector. If we continue to do nothing, then the decay in Nigeria which is traceable to poor-quality government schools and a dysfunctional educational system will continue unabated. Educational authorities tend to focus their attention on rectifying the decline of Secondary and Tertiary institutions where examination malpractice, cult activities and immoral behaviour are increasingly common.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Prison Congestion As Denial of Human Rights – What Govt Is Doing

[Daily Trust] Lagos -One of the topical issues in Nigeria today is the management of prisons. As a matter of fact, the state of our prisons directly touches on the fundamental human rights of the inmates and constitutes a violation of those rights.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -One of the topical issues in Nigeria today is the management of prisons. As a matter of fact, the state of our prisons directly touches on the fundamental human rights of the inmates and constitutes a violation of those rights.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lies, Love and HIV – City Wife Hid Her HIV Status for 10 Years

[Nairobi News] Whichever way she looked at it, Renny Mbori knew the plan she had in mind was the epitome of desperation, but she had to go ahead with it. Ten years of playing hide-and-seek with her husband had taken a toll on her conscience, and today …

[Nairobi News] Whichever way she looked at it, Renny Mbori knew the plan she had in mind was the epitome of desperation, but she had to go ahead with it. Ten years of playing hide-and-seek with her husband had taken a toll on her conscience, and today she had to let the secret out.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Prosecutor’s Delay to Serve Defendants’ Counsel Stalls Trial of Kidnap Kingpin, Evans, Others

[Guardian] The trial of suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, on two separate charges in a Lagos High Court, Igbosere, could not continue yesterday, fbecauseof the inability of the prosecutor to complete service …

[Guardian] The trial of suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, on two separate charges in a Lagos High Court, Igbosere, could not continue yesterday, fbecauseof the inability of the prosecutor to complete service on the defendants' counsel.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ghana Condemns Obstacles to Easy Movement of Goods Into Nigeria

[Guardian] In spite of the seemingly rosy economic and business relations that exist between Nigeria and Ghana, the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Ghana, Carlos Ahenkora, has decried the many obstacles mitigating the easy movement of goods and …

[Guardian] In spite of the seemingly rosy economic and business relations that exist between Nigeria and Ghana, the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Ghana, Carlos Ahenkora, has decried the many obstacles mitigating the easy movement of goods and services along the Ghana-Nigeria corridor.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Deadly Mass Forced Evictions Make Life Misery for Waterfront Communities

[AI London] Nigerian authorities must halt a violent, unlawful campaign of demolitions and forced evictions of waterfront communities in Lagos State which has so far left more than 30,000 people homeless and 11 dead, Amnesty International said today.

[AI London] Nigerian authorities must halt a violent, unlawful campaign of demolitions and forced evictions of waterfront communities in Lagos State which has so far left more than 30,000 people homeless and 11 dead, Amnesty International said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria