Is Our National Security Architecture Broken?

[Vanguard] I AM beginning to wonder how our current security architecture is framed. It looks to me that there are some gaps. Recent happenings within the National Security agencies have left me bewildered because these matters are recurring. My bewild…

[Vanguard] I AM beginning to wonder how our current security architecture is framed. It looks to me that there are some gaps. Recent happenings within the National Security agencies have left me bewildered because these matters are recurring. My bewilderment has turned into a distress. And I am now beginning to ask questions: what is happening? Who is in charge? Are we safe in this apparent lacuna? Four recent events bear me out.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Alleged N400 Million Fraud – Metuh Determined to Produce Jonathan to Testify Despite Threats

[Vanguard] Abuja -Embattled former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, on Tuesday, maintained before the Federal High Court in Abuja that he would not give evidence in the corruption case the Economic a…

[Vanguard] Abuja -Embattled former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, on Tuesday, maintained before the Federal High Court in Abuja that he would not give evidence in the corruption case the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, preferred against him, until former President Goodluck Jonathan appeared to testify as a witness in the matter.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Don’t Be Too Desperate to Travel Abroad, Joshua Iginla Begs Nigerian Youths

[Vanguard] The founder and the General Overseer of Champions Royal Assembly, Kubwa, Abuja, Bro Joshua Iginla, has joined his voice to the widespread condemnation greeting the alleged killings of migrants and human trafficking going on in the country, d…

[Vanguard] The founder and the General Overseer of Champions Royal Assembly, Kubwa, Abuja, Bro Joshua Iginla, has joined his voice to the widespread condemnation greeting the alleged killings of migrants and human trafficking going on in the country, describing it as man's wickedness against another.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Alleged N57 Million Fraud – FG Arraigns Ex-ICPC Board Nominee, Maimuna Dec 14

[Vanguard] Abuja -Justice M. A. Nasir of an Abuja High Court sitting at Jabi, on Tuesday, fixed December 14 for the Federal Government to arraign a dropped member of the Independent Corrupt and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC governing board, M…

[Vanguard] Abuja -Justice M. A. Nasir of an Abuja High Court sitting at Jabi, on Tuesday, fixed December 14 for the Federal Government to arraign a dropped member of the Independent Corrupt and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC governing board, Mrs. Maimuna Aliyu.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Imo 2018 Budget Saga – Confusion As Lawmakers Clash

[Vanguard] THE unending drama from the Imo State House of Assembly, yesterday, took another dimension with a two weeks suspension handed over to principal officers of the House.

[Vanguard] THE unending drama from the Imo State House of Assembly, yesterday, took another dimension with a two weeks suspension handed over to principal officers of the House.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Malawi Postcode, Physical Address Project in Second Phase – MACRA

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has said it will roll out the second phase for the national address and post code project starting with commercial city of Blantyre.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) has said it will roll out the second phase for the national address and post code project starting with commercial city of Blantyre.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

‘Evangelist’ Arraigned Over N1.1 Million, Fraud

[Vanguard] Lagos–A 44-year-old trader, Ifeanyi Ogbonna, who allegedly stole a car and also obtained N1,150,000 from one Mr. William Aguma, under a false pretence that he is a car dealer, was yesterday arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court, L…

[Vanguard] Lagos--A 44-year-old trader, Ifeanyi Ogbonna, who allegedly stole a car and also obtained N1,150,000 from one Mr. William Aguma, under a false pretence that he is a car dealer, was yesterday arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrate's Court, Lagos.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hospitals That Act As Modern-Day Debtor Prisons Deny Rights and Dignity

[Chatham House] Hundreds of thousands of people are detained in hospitals against their will each year. Their crime? Being too poor to pay their medical bills. Robert Yates examines two practical steps that countries can take to eliminate this practice.

[Chatham House] Hundreds of thousands of people are detained in hospitals against their will each year. Their crime? Being too poor to pay their medical bills. Robert Yates examines two practical steps that countries can take to eliminate this practice.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Declaration of assets bill still in limbo

[L’Express] MP Aadil Ameer Meea asked Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth in parliament, on Tuesday 5 December, about the any update on the new regime for the declaration of assets.

[L'Express] MP Aadil Ameer Meea asked Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth in parliament, on Tuesday 5 December, about the any update on the new regime for the declaration of assets.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

SME Repatriates Over 30 Congolese Citizens

[ANGOP] Malanje -At least thirty nine citizens from the Democratic Republic of Congo, including three ladies, were repatriated on Wednesday by the Immigration Authorities (SME), from the Tembo-Alumba border post in Marimba municipality, for their illeg…

[ANGOP] Malanje -At least thirty nine citizens from the Democratic Republic of Congo, including three ladies, were repatriated on Wednesday by the Immigration Authorities (SME), from the Tembo-Alumba border post in Marimba municipality, for their illegal stay in the northern Malanje province.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola