$40 Billion Needed to Fund Railway Projects in Nigeria, Says Amaechi

[Guardian] Abuja -The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed that the Federal Government would require $40 billion to finance the ongoing rail projects in the country.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed that the Federal Government would require $40 billion to finance the ongoing rail projects in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Koffi Tha Guru Releases Colourborations, Features Over 50 Artists

[Guardian] Lovers of good music in Nigeria and beyond are in for a mind-blowing musical masterpiece, as Koffi Tha Guru, the Nigerian born to a Togolese mother, releases his much-anticipated 13th studio album titled Colourborations.

[Guardian] Lovers of good music in Nigeria and beyond are in for a mind-blowing musical masterpiece, as Koffi Tha Guru, the Nigerian born to a Togolese mother, releases his much-anticipated 13th studio album titled Colourborations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How INEC Loses Its Impartiality in Anambra State

[Guardian] One outstanding feature of the prolonged absence of a substantive senator from Anambra Central Senatorial district is the combative role of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). An investigation has shown that the country’s e…

[Guardian] One outstanding feature of the prolonged absence of a substantive senator from Anambra Central Senatorial district is the combative role of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). An investigation has shown that the country's electoral umpire has never descended on the arena or taken similar active parochial steps in any other state as it has done in Anambra State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

28 Inmates Still At Large After Akwa Ibom Jailbreak

[Guardian] The Controller General of Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS), Mr. Jafaaru Ahmed, has disclosed that 28 out of 40 inmates of Ikot Ekpene Prisons that escaped during a jailbreak on December 27, 2017 were still at large.

[Guardian] The Controller General of Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS), Mr. Jafaaru Ahmed, has disclosed that 28 out of 40 inmates of Ikot Ekpene Prisons that escaped during a jailbreak on December 27, 2017 were still at large.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Morocco Says ‘Polisario’ Scuttles Political Process in Guergarat

[MAP] New York -In a statement to MAP, permanent representative of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United Nations in New York, ambassador Omar Hilale, took note with appreciation of the release of UN secretary-general, Antonio Guterres, published on Satu…

[MAP] New York -In a statement to MAP, permanent representative of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United Nations in New York, ambassador Omar Hilale, took note with appreciation of the release of UN secretary-general, Antonio Guterres, published on Saturday, on the recent provocations of the "polisario" in Guergarat, in the Moroccan Sahara, affirming that the secretary-general fully shares the deep concern of the Kingdom of Morocco with regard to violations of the Military Agreements and threats to the cease-fire by the "p

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Sis Responds to New York Times Allegations About Egypt’s Position On Jerusalem

[Egypt Online] In reference to The New York Times’ report published Saturday 6, 2017 and titled “Tapes Reveal Egyptian Leaders’ Tacit Acceptance of Jerusalem Move” by David D. Kirkpatrick, the Times’ international correspondent based in London, claimin…

[Egypt Online] In reference to The New York Times' report published Saturday 6, 2017 and titled "Tapes Reveal Egyptian Leaders' Tacit Acceptance of Jerusalem Move" by David D. Kirkpatrick, the Times' international correspondent based in London, claiming the existence of audio recordings of telephone calls obtained by The New York Times of an alleged Egyptian intelligence officer to the hosts of several talk shows in Egypt, The State Information Service (SIS) finds it important on this occasion to set forth the following

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Hoima Struggles With Poor Maternal Healthcare As Equipment Rust Away

[Monitor] Irene Aganyira got excited when she conceived. The 20-year-old resident of Kigorobya II village, Kigorobya subcounty in Hoima District had hoped to have her first child in May 2017. However, her trip to Kigorobya health centre IV shattered he…

[Monitor] Irene Aganyira got excited when she conceived. The 20-year-old resident of Kigorobya II village, Kigorobya subcounty in Hoima District had hoped to have her first child in May 2017. However, her trip to Kigorobya health centre IV shattered her dreams.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda