We Swore to Defend Nigeria’s Poor, Helpless – Osinbajo

[Premium Times] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated the government’s responsibility, through the armed forces, to defend the territorial integrity of the country.

[Premium Times] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated the government's responsibility, through the armed forces, to defend the territorial integrity of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Commonwealth Games – Nigeria’s d’Tigers to Face Australia, New Zealand, Canada

[Premium Times] Nigeria has been drawn in Group A alongside Australia, New Zealand and Canada in the basketball event of the XXI Commonwealth Games, tagged “Gold Coast 2018”.

[Premium Times] Nigeria has been drawn in Group A alongside Australia, New Zealand and Canada in the basketball event of the XXI Commonwealth Games, tagged "Gold Coast 2018".

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Raila – My Swearing-in Date Is January 30 or Never

[Nation] Nasa leaders have announced a nationwide campaign to build momentum for the swearing-in as the people’s president, of opposition leaders Raila Odinga and his deputy Kalonzo Musyoka on January 30.

[Nation] Nasa leaders have announced a nationwide campaign to build momentum for the swearing-in as the people's president, of opposition leaders Raila Odinga and his deputy Kalonzo Musyoka on January 30.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Planet TV Staff Accuses Nigerian Musician, Tekno, of Being Rude and Arrogant

[Guardian] A staff of planet TV has called out songwriter and producer, Tekno for allegedly being rude and arrogant. The staff who goes by the name, @VJezzy, on Instagram used the social medium to vent about Tekno’s alleged attitude towards him and his…

[Guardian] A staff of planet TV has called out songwriter and producer, Tekno for allegedly being rude and arrogant. The staff who goes by the name, @VJezzy, on Instagram used the social medium to vent about Tekno's alleged attitude towards him and his colleagues. He went on to add that Tekno has proven Wizkid's manager, Mr Sunday Are true with his actions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Museveni Defends ‘Fake’ Gold Dealer

[Independent (Kampala)] Sub-Saharan Africa’s second biggest gold refinery, the Uganda-based African Gold Refinery (AGR) deals in big money – with its volumes of exports, according to informed sources, valued at over Shs. 2 trillion over the last two ye…

[Independent (Kampala)] Sub-Saharan Africa's second biggest gold refinery, the Uganda-based African Gold Refinery (AGR) deals in big money - with its volumes of exports, according to informed sources, valued at over Shs. 2 trillion over the last two years. So it is not surprising that there are many powerful individuals and institutions pushing to get a bit of the action.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Rivers Govt to Buhari – Thank You for Not Playing Politics With Omoku Tragedy

[Premium Times] The Rivers State Government has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari ‘for not playing politics’ with the murder of about 23 people in the state on New Year day.

[Premium Times] The Rivers State Government has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari 'for not playing politics' with the murder of about 23 people in the state on New Year day.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Taking Land Will Turn SA Into the Garden of Eden – Ramaphosa

[News24Wire] South Africa could turn into the ultimate paradise with the implementation of the policy of expropriation of land without compensation, ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa said in Nongoma, Kwazulu-Natal on Sunday.

[News24Wire] South Africa could turn into the ultimate paradise with the implementation of the policy of expropriation of land without compensation, ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa said in Nongoma, Kwazulu-Natal on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Activist Declared Mentally Fit to Stand Trial for Insulting Mnangagwa

[News24Wire] A Zimbabwean man charged for undermining the authority of President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been declared mentally fit to stand on trial, says a report.

[News24Wire] A Zimbabwean man charged for undermining the authority of President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been declared mentally fit to stand on trial, says a report.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

DP Ruto Warns Jubilee Leaders Against ‘Useless Political Debates’

[Capital FM] Deputy President William Ruto has broken his uncharacteristic silence and warned Jubilee Party leaders to avoid what he described as ‘useless political debates’ on government appointments and 2022 succession.

[Capital FM] Deputy President William Ruto has broken his uncharacteristic silence and warned Jubilee Party leaders to avoid what he described as 'useless political debates' on government appointments and 2022 succession.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya