IAAF Diamond League – Okagbare Returns for Action

[Premium Times] After missing out in the second leg of the IAAF Diamond League held in Shanghai, China; Nigeria’s queen of the tracks, Blessing Okagbare, is back to rub shoulders with the world’s best in the money-spinning event.

[Premium Times] After missing out in the second leg of the IAAF Diamond League held in Shanghai, China; Nigeria's queen of the tracks, Blessing Okagbare, is back to rub shoulders with the world's best in the money-spinning event.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

900 Hopefuls Line Up for Kenya’s Pre-Trials Meet

[Nation] More than 900 young athletes are expected to attend the two-day national World Under-18 Youth Championships pre-trials competition that begins Thursday at Kipchoge Keino Stadium in Eldoret.

[Nation] More than 900 young athletes are expected to attend the two-day national World Under-18 Youth Championships pre-trials competition that begins Thursday at Kipchoge Keino Stadium in Eldoret.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

MPs Reject Report On Duty Free Shops At Airports

[Nation] MP have swiftly rejected the report of the Public Investments Committee on duty-free goods’ shops at Kenya’s airports, siding with lawyers who argued that adoption of the report would make it easy for Kamlesh Pattni to be paid Sh17.15 billion.

[Nation] MP have swiftly rejected the report of the Public Investments Committee on duty-free goods' shops at Kenya's airports, siding with lawyers who argued that adoption of the report would make it easy for Kamlesh Pattni to be paid Sh17.15 billion.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

IS Kills Five in First Suicide Attack in Somalia

[Shabelle] The Islamic State group has claimed its first suicide attack in Somalia that left five dead as it steps up activities in a region dominated by the Al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab.

[Shabelle] The Islamic State group has claimed its first suicide attack in Somalia that left five dead as it steps up activities in a region dominated by the Al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Police Arrest Mother for Burning Son’s Hands

[Nyasa Times] Blantyre Police has arrested Margret Gama, 26 years old, for burning both hands of her own 10 year old son (name withheld) after their neighbor reported that he stole groundnuts at their house.

[Nyasa Times] Blantyre Police has arrested Margret Gama, 26 years old, for burning both hands of her own 10 year old son (name withheld) after their neighbor reported that he stole groundnuts at their house.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Budgets – Planning With Mixed-Up Targets

[Leadership] In this report, AHURAKA YUSUF ISAH takes a cursory look at Nigeria’s budgeting history and argues that the yearly allocations of 70% for recurrent and 30% capital retards development and encourages stealing.

[Leadership] In this report, AHURAKA YUSUF ISAH takes a cursory look at Nigeria's budgeting history and argues that the yearly allocations of 70% for recurrent and 30% capital retards development and encourages stealing.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Angry Commissioner Curses Bribe-Taking Police Officers, Orders Them Out of Lagos

[Premium Times] The Lagos State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni, on Tuesday warned Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in the state police command to shun bribery or leave the state.

[Premium Times] The Lagos State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni, on Tuesday warned Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in the state police command to shun bribery or leave the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt to Intervene in Exxon Mobil, Oil Workers’ Crisis

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government would help resolve a labour dispute between Exxon Mobil Corporation and unions in the oil-rich Niger Delta region, a minister has said.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government would help resolve a labour dispute between Exxon Mobil Corporation and unions in the oil-rich Niger Delta region, a minister has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria