Nigerian Youths & Laziness – Death of an Economist Who Was Reduced to a Labourer

[Vanguard] In this tragic prose work, Chima had travelled to Lagos to try to rescue his younger brother, Dimkpa, who was detained at the Special Armed Robbery Squad, SARS, Lagos. Dimkpa had been driven by unemployment into the Advance Fee Fraud called …

[Vanguard] In this tragic prose work, Chima had travelled to Lagos to try to rescue his younger brother, Dimkpa, who was detained at the Special Armed Robbery Squad, SARS, Lagos. Dimkpa had been driven by unemployment into the Advance Fee Fraud called 419. Near SARS, Chima met Chukwuma, another graduate of Economics who became a labourer due to unemployment. Chukwuma was violently shot dead by policemen mistaken for an armed robber.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Amina Must Act Now or Face Varsities Ruin

[Nation] Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed must take over negotiations and resolve the two-month strike by public university lecturers. She must read the riot act and compel the vice-chancellors and unions to end the strike.

[Nation] Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed must take over negotiations and resolve the two-month strike by public university lecturers. She must read the riot act and compel the vice-chancellors and unions to end the strike.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Six Core Sectors Emerge As Nigeria’s ERGP Focus Labs Close

[Premium Times] As the first phase of the Nigerian Economic Recovery Programmes Focus Labs draws to a close, six core sectors were identified for the federal government to focus its attention if its objective to grow the economy is to be realised.

[Premium Times] As the first phase of the Nigerian Economic Recovery Programmes Focus Labs draws to a close, six core sectors were identified for the federal government to focus its attention if its objective to grow the economy is to be realised.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rethink Varsity Education As Numbers Drop

[Nation] When the Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec) released last year’s Form Four examinations, it revealed, for the second year running, peculiarly poor performance. Out of the 615,773 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) candidat…

[Nation] When the Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec) released last year's Form Four examinations, it revealed, for the second year running, peculiarly poor performance. Out of the 615,773 Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) candidates, only 70,073 attained grade C+, the minimum university requirement, representing a mere 11 per cent of the candidature.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Thirteen militants, 4 Civilians Killed in Market Blast, Fighting

[VOA] Clashes between Somali army troops backing local villagers and al-Shabab militants have left at least 13 of the militant fighters dead, witnesses and officials said.

[VOA] Clashes between Somali army troops backing local villagers and al-Shabab militants have left at least 13 of the militant fighters dead, witnesses and officials said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Biafra Group Accuses Police of Abducting 21 Members

[Vanguard] Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday alleged that the Abia State Police Command abducted 21 Shalom Church members and other Christian denominations praying in the Afara-Ukwu residence of its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

[Vanguard] Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday alleged that the Abia State Police Command abducted 21 Shalom Church members and other Christian denominations praying in the Afara-Ukwu residence of its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ambode Urged to Halt Unlawful, Haphazard Building Planning

[Vanguard] Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has been called upon to wade into the alleged illegal and unlawful construction, haphazard reconstruction and of building in violation of extant physical planning laws of Lagos State.

[Vanguard] Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has been called upon to wade into the alleged illegal and unlawful construction, haphazard reconstruction and of building in violation of extant physical planning laws of Lagos State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NCAA Suspends First Nation Airways Indefinitely for Illegal Operations

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, weekend suspended the Air Operators Certificate, AOC, of First Nation Airways indefinitely over “unauthorised and illegal operations”.

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, weekend suspended the Air Operators Certificate, AOC, of First Nation Airways indefinitely over "unauthorised and illegal operations".

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NRM Flags Gains, Misses in Its Manifesto Targets

[Monitor] Kampala -The National Resistance Movement (NRM) party has said it is ahead of its manifesto target in provision of clean and safe water to Ugandans, barely half-way its current five-year mandate.

[Monitor] Kampala -The National Resistance Movement (NRM) party has said it is ahead of its manifesto target in provision of clean and safe water to Ugandans, barely half-way its current five-year mandate.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda