Exclusive – What Buhari Was Told On Sate Security Allegations

[Premium Times] In response to the query President Muhammadu Buhari ordered, the embattled acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, questioned the sincerity and motive of the State Security Service, SSS, which accu…

[Premium Times] In response to the query President Muhammadu Buhari ordered, the embattled acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, questioned the sincerity and motive of the State Security Service, SSS, which accused him of integrity deficiency and professional misconduct, official correspondence reviewed by PREMIUM TIMES showed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenya Seeks Return of UK Visa Office to Nairobi From Pretoria

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The government is seeking to have the United Kingdom visa office re-established in Nairobi to ease the process of the acquisition of travel documents by Kenyans.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The government is seeking to have the United Kingdom visa office re-established in Nairobi to ease the process of the acquisition of travel documents by Kenyans.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How Achebe’s Four Books Have Traced Africa’s Transition

[Nation] It will be four years on March 22 since Albert Chinualumogu Achebe, the doyen of African literature passed on. That the father of African literature (a title he has declined on numerous occasions) harnessed creativity to present Africa in its …

[Nation] It will be four years on March 22 since Albert Chinualumogu Achebe, the doyen of African literature passed on. That the father of African literature (a title he has declined on numerous occasions) harnessed creativity to present Africa in its transformative stages, which I would wish to categorise as pre-colonial, colonial, post-independence (a period not more than a decade after independence) and contemporary is in no doubt. In his works, he intertwines history with creativity to represent Africa's trajec

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‘We Have to Put All Our Ducks in a Row,’ Dlamini Says After Concourt Ruling

[News24Wire] The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) and the Department of Social Development must put all their ducks in a row now that the Constitutional Court has given them a second chance to prove themselves, Minister Bathabile Dlamini sa…

[News24Wire] The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) and the Department of Social Development must put all their ducks in a row now that the Constitutional Court has given them a second chance to prove themselves, Minister Bathabile Dlamini said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Biometric Voting No Silver Bullet’

[The Herald] The Biometric Voter Registration system was used in the 2013 Kenyan elections where Uhuru Kenyatta became president. Ambassador Simbi Mubako headed a joint election observer mission of Comesa, EAC and IGAD monitoring those elections. Chris…

[The Herald] The Biometric Voter Registration system was used in the 2013 Kenyan elections where Uhuru Kenyatta became president. Ambassador Simbi Mubako headed a joint election observer mission of Comesa, EAC and IGAD monitoring those elections. Christopher Charamba (CC) spoke to Ambassador Mubako (SM) to understand how the BVR system impacted the elections in Kenya.

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Why Those Who Tried to Create a Wedge Between Buhari, Osinbajo Failed – Femi Adesina

[Vanguard] But for the honesty and principled nature of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, mischief makers would have mounted a wedge between him and President Muhammadu Buhari, during the president’s 49-day recent medical vacation in the United Kingdom whe…

[Vanguard] But for the honesty and principled nature of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, mischief makers would have mounted a wedge between him and President Muhammadu Buhari, during the president's 49-day recent medical vacation in the United Kingdom when Osinbajo functioned as acting president, Mr. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, has said. In this interview, Adesina spoke among others on how Osinbajo disappointed those who tried to create problems between him and Buhari.

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Man Jailed Six Years for N7.8 Million Love Scam

[Premium Times] A 37-year-old internet fraudster, Akintunde Abiodun, was on Friday sentenced to six years in jail after the Lagos high Court sitting in Ikeja convicted him of forgery and stealing.

[Premium Times] A 37-year-old internet fraudster, Akintunde Abiodun, was on Friday sentenced to six years in jail after the Lagos high Court sitting in Ikeja convicted him of forgery and stealing.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Right or Wrong? 10 Popular Terms Ghanaians Use Daily

[Ghana Star] This is Ghana! A country of great culture, heritage, and tradition. Where names and terms are given to things differently from what they are in other parts of the world. Every first timer in Ghana is more than likely going to experience a …

[Ghana Star] This is Ghana! A country of great culture, heritage, and tradition. Where names and terms are given to things differently from what they are in other parts of the world. Every first timer in Ghana is more than likely going to experience a few difficulties in understanding these terms.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana