Group Commends France Over Stance On Biafra

[Vanguard] A Civil Rights organization, the Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has said the declaration by the French Envoy to Nigeria, Mr Denys Gauer that France will not back the Biafra separatists and insurrectionists has re…

[Vanguard] A Civil Rights organization, the Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has said the declaration by the French Envoy to Nigeria, Mr Denys Gauer that France will not back the Biafra separatists and insurrectionists has reaffirmed the global commitment to Nigeria's indivisibility.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Reps Caution Military Against Destroying Illegal Refineries

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives has urged the military to desist from destroying illegal refineries in the country and adopt a global and a more standard system of dealing with it.

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives has urged the military to desist from destroying illegal refineries in the country and adopt a global and a more standard system of dealing with it.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Magu’s Nomination May Be Re-Presented to the Senate If … – Falana

[Vanguard] Mr. Femi Falana has said that the rejection of the nomination of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) this afternoon by the Senate on the basis of a security report compiled by the State Sec…

[Vanguard] Mr. Femi Falana has said that the rejection of the nomination of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) this afternoon by the Senate on the basis of a security report compiled by the State Security Service SSS was the height of official ridicule of the office of the President.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate’s Rejection of Magu – Lawyers React, Blame Presidency

[Premium Times] Some Nigerian lawyers have reacted to the rejection by the Senate for the second time of the nomination of Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

[Premium Times] Some Nigerian lawyers have reacted to the rejection by the Senate for the second time of the nomination of Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Declares National Disaster After Cyclone Tears Through Parts of Island

[Nation] Madagascar has declared a national disaster after a cyclone tore through the northern and eastern parts of the Indian Ocean island last week, leaving 78 dead and destroying thousands of homes.

[Nation] Madagascar has declared a national disaster after a cyclone tore through the northern and eastern parts of the Indian Ocean island last week, leaving 78 dead and destroying thousands of homes.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

Burundi Consumer Rights ‘Not Fully Respected’, Says Abuco

[Iwacu] While the world celebrates the Consumer Rights Day this 15 March, the Burundian association of consumers (ABUCO) says its members don’t actually enjoy their rights.

[Iwacu] While the world celebrates the Consumer Rights Day this 15 March, the Burundian association of consumers (ABUCO) says its members don't actually enjoy their rights.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

National Sex Worker HIV Plan to Fight New Infections

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the National Sex worker HIV plan is important if South Africa is to win the fight against new HIV infections.

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the National Sex worker HIV plan is important if South Africa is to win the fight against new HIV infections.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Dismisses Media Harassment Reports

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Government of Botswana has noted press statement issued by the so-called “INK Centre for Investigative Journalism” alleging “harassment of journalists” in the context of the briefly stopped for questioning last week …

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Government of Botswana has noted press statement issued by the so-called "INK Centre for Investigative Journalism" alleging "harassment of journalists" in the context of the briefly stopped for questioning last week by security forces of three INK employees and/or associates - Ntibinyane Ntibinyane, Joel Konopo and Kaombona Kanani.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana