Plateau Tensions – Govt Declares Curfew, Calls for Calm

[Leadership] The Executive Governor of Plateau State has expressed great dismay and shock at the sudden build up of tension in Jos Metropolis on account of the conduct of some disgruntled elements, who have decided to throw the metropolis into confusio…

[Leadership] The Executive Governor of Plateau State has expressed great dismay and shock at the sudden build up of tension in Jos Metropolis on account of the conduct of some disgruntled elements, who have decided to throw the metropolis into confusion on account of their negative reaction to the agitations of Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) in the South East.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Buhari Administration Achieved Improved Power Supply – Fashola

[Premium Times] The improved power supply experienced in the first months of President Muhammadu Buhari in office was due to government’s conscious efforts to diagnose and proffer solutions to problems in the power sector, Minister of Power, Works and …

[Premium Times] The improved power supply experienced in the first months of President Muhammadu Buhari in office was due to government's conscious efforts to diagnose and proffer solutions to problems in the power sector, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

53 Feared Dead in Kebbi Boat Mishap

[Premium Times] The Chairman of the Bagudo Local Government Council in Kebbi, Muhammad Zagga, confirmed on Thursday that no fewer than 53 traders were feared dead in a boat mishap on River Niger in Bagudo, Kebbi State.

[Premium Times] The Chairman of the Bagudo Local Government Council in Kebbi, Muhammad Zagga, confirmed on Thursday that no fewer than 53 traders were feared dead in a boat mishap on River Niger in Bagudo, Kebbi State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

After Military Invasion, Biafra Leader’s Whereabouts Unknown – Lawyer

[Premium Times] The lawyer to Nnamdi Kanu has alleged that men of the Nigerian Army invaded the home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra on Thursday afternoon.

[Premium Times] The lawyer to Nnamdi Kanu has alleged that men of the Nigerian Army invaded the home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra on Thursday afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

What We Are Doing to Ensure Abia Violence Doesn’t Spread – Police Chief

[Premium Times] The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Thursday briefed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on the outbreak of violence in some parts of Abia.

[Premium Times] The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Thursday briefed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on the outbreak of violence in some parts of Abia.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Minister Dlamini to Give Update on Plan to Deliver Social Grants

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini is expected to brief journalists about the progress to introduce a new payment scheme for social grants in Hatfield, Pretoria, on Friday morning.

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini is expected to brief journalists about the progress to introduce a new payment scheme for social grants in Hatfield, Pretoria, on Friday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mugabe Appoints Wife to Key Ruling Party Post

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has announced the appointment of his controversial wife Grace to a key post within his ruling Zanu-PF party in a move seen by critics as a way of positioning her to a role that would influence the First F…

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has announced the appointment of his controversial wife Grace to a key post within his ruling Zanu-PF party in a move seen by critics as a way of positioning her to a role that would influence the First Family's wishes in the electoral process.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Opposition Lays Out Its Terms to Take Part in Repeat Poll

[Nation] Nasa leaders on Thursday stuck to their guns and demanded that all the major concerns they raised be addressed before they can participate in the repeat presidential election.

[Nation] Nasa leaders on Thursday stuck to their guns and demanded that all the major concerns they raised be addressed before they can participate in the repeat presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya