DG Nimasa Tasks Nigerians On Early Detection Against Cancer

[This Day] The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has urged Nigerians especially women to ensure frequent Breast Cancer screening stressing that early detection will make a lot of d…

[This Day] The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has urged Nigerians especially women to ensure frequent Breast Cancer screening stressing that early detection will make a lot of difference in tackling the scourge.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Arresting the Farmers-Herdsmen Conflicts in Nigeria

[This Day] The Search for Common Ground, a non-governmental organisation recently brought together experts and major stakeholders to chart a path for arresting the now common trend of farmers-herders’ conflicts in parts of the country. The one-day foru…

[This Day] The Search for Common Ground, a non-governmental organisation recently brought together experts and major stakeholders to chart a path for arresting the now common trend of farmers-herders' conflicts in parts of the country. The one-day forum was held under the auspices of the Abdulsalami Abubakar Institute for Peace and Sustainable Development Studies at Maizube farms near Minna, the Niger state capital. Dipo Laleye writes

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A Tortuous Wait

[This Day] Emmanuel Addeh writes on a visit he recently made to the far-flung communities along the Sagbama/Ekeremor axis of Bayelsa State, residents of which before now had never seen a road, much less cars since their existence.

[This Day] Emmanuel Addeh writes on a visit he recently made to the far-flung communities along the Sagbama/Ekeremor axis of Bayelsa State, residents of which before now had never seen a road, much less cars since their existence.

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DA Lambastes ANC After Mashatile Holds Off Replacement of ‘Sex Pest’ Mayor

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance has lambasted the ruling party for its inaction over a suspended mayor and regional chairperson in Gauteng accused of sexual abuse after African National Congress provincial chairperson Paul Mashatile held off the s…

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance has lambasted the ruling party for its inaction over a suspended mayor and regional chairperson in Gauteng accused of sexual abuse after African National Congress provincial chairperson Paul Mashatile held off the swearing in of an interim mayor indefinitely this week.

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Participate in Politics, Hold Top Positions in Govt, IPC Urges Women

[This Day] The International Press Centre (IPC) has urged women across the country to participate meaningfully in politics and stand the chance to contest for top positions in government offices during election campaigns, in order to ensure a better an…

[This Day] The International Press Centre (IPC) has urged women across the country to participate meaningfully in politics and stand the chance to contest for top positions in government offices during election campaigns, in order to ensure a better and progressive nation.

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Time for a Comprehensive Spending Review

[DA] The following speech was delivered by the DA Shadow Minister of Finance, David Maynier MP, during the debate on the 2017 Revised Fiscal Framework in the National Assembly today.

[DA] The following speech was delivered by the DA Shadow Minister of Finance, David Maynier MP, during the debate on the 2017 Revised Fiscal Framework in the National Assembly today.

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Elections Body Registers 2 Million People

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has registered more than two million people under the ongoing Biometric Voter Registration (BVR), with Bulawayo Province having the least number of registered voters at 17,5 percent. A ZEC statement …

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has registered more than two million people under the ongoing Biometric Voter Registration (BVR), with Bulawayo Province having the least number of registered voters at 17,5 percent. A ZEC statement shows that only 71 536 people have registered to vote in Bulawayo.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Accountability and Public Officials

[This Day] While Nigerians, as a minimum, deserve a life free from hunger in a country so blessed with arable land and natural resources, both poverty and hunger continue to trail our national landscape. And with many of the rural communities lacking a…

[This Day] While Nigerians, as a minimum, deserve a life free from hunger in a country so blessed with arable land and natural resources, both poverty and hunger continue to trail our national landscape. And with many of the rural communities lacking access to critical infrastructure for storage and transportation of raw materials from their places of production to markets, all the rhetoric about diversification is losing meaning.

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