Protesters Besiege Amnesty International’s Office, Give It 24 Hours to Leave Nigeria

[This Day] Abuja -Protesters under the umbrella of Global Peace and Rescue Initiative (GOPRI) yesterday besieged the office of Amnesty International (AI) in Abuja, where it demanded that the international rights group should vacate the country within 2…

[This Day] Abuja -Protesters under the umbrella of Global Peace and Rescue Initiative (GOPRI) yesterday besieged the office of Amnesty International (AI) in Abuja, where it demanded that the international rights group should vacate the country within 24 hours.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rigging Claims – Opposition Demoralises Own Supporters

[The Herald] In Zimbabwe’s harmonised elections in 2013, 6,4 million people were registered to vote, but only 3,4 million did actually vote. This means that nearly half of the people that were registered to vote did not bother to do so. There are many …

[The Herald] In Zimbabwe's harmonised elections in 2013, 6,4 million people were registered to vote, but only 3,4 million did actually vote. This means that nearly half of the people that were registered to vote did not bother to do so. There are many different reasons for this, but there is one we are going to address this week. We will argue that efforts by the opposition to discredit elections by labelling them as "rigged" before they even take place are causing voter apathy among their own voters.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Commission for the Fight Against Genocide, Survivors Welcome Vatican Talks

[New Times] Ibuka, the umbrella body of organisations representing Genocide survivors, has thanked President Paul Kagame for initiating the dialogue with the Vatican.

[New Times] Ibuka, the umbrella body of organisations representing Genocide survivors, has thanked President Paul Kagame for initiating the dialogue with the Vatican.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Super Eagles Stars Arrive London for Senegal, Burkina Faso Friendlies

[Premium Times] Invited Super Eagles players for the friendly games against Senegal and Burkina Faso are already arriving in their numbers at the London camp of the national team.

[Premium Times] Invited Super Eagles players for the friendly games against Senegal and Burkina Faso are already arriving in their numbers at the London camp of the national team.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

Court to Rule On Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail Application April 25

[This Day] Abuja -The Abuja division of the Federal High Court hearing the case of alleged treasonable felony against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and three others has fixed April 25 to decide whether it would grant…

[This Day] Abuja -The Abuja division of the Federal High Court hearing the case of alleged treasonable felony against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and three others has fixed April 25 to decide whether it would grant a fresh application for bail presented before it by the defendants.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt, Unicef Sign N297 Million MOU for Malnourished Children

[Daily Trust] Kano -The Kano State government has signed a N297m MoU with UNICEF for the supply of Ready-to-Use Therapeutic-Food (RUTF) to treat malnourished children in Kano State.

[Daily Trust] Kano -The Kano State government has signed a N297m MoU with UNICEF for the supply of Ready-to-Use Therapeutic-Food (RUTF) to treat malnourished children in Kano State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria