Tagbo – Davido’s Story, By Lawyer

[Vanguard] The Police in Lagos State have concluded arrangements to transfer the case involving Afro hip-hop artiste, David Davido Adeleke, over the death of his friends, to State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, for further i…

[Vanguard] The Police in Lagos State have concluded arrangements to transfer the case involving Afro hip-hop artiste, David Davido Adeleke, over the death of his friends, to State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, for further investigations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Russia 2018 – It’s Time for Nigeria to Punch Above Her Weight

[Guardian] The euphoria of Nigeria’s qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup continues to hang in the air, but for those high up in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), it is time already for them to clear their heads. The buzz of celebratory champ…

[Guardian] The euphoria of Nigeria's qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup continues to hang in the air, but for those high up in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), it is time already for them to clear their heads. The buzz of celebratory champagne, after all, can only last so long: that the World Cup has begun is a fact that must not escape anyone if the Super Eagles are to make a proper fist of things in Russia.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Judgment Expected in Zuma ‘Spy Tapes’ Case

[News24Wire] The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein will hand down judgment in an appeal by President Jacob Zuma and the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) in the “spy tapes” saga on Friday.

[News24Wire] The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein will hand down judgment in an appeal by President Jacob Zuma and the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) in the "spy tapes" saga on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Who Approved Petroleum Body’s U.S.$25 Billion Contract?

[Vanguard] There is confusion in the Presidency over the alleged approval of $25 billion contract by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, as the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has denied the report that he approved the contract.

[Vanguard] There is confusion in the Presidency over the alleged approval of $25 billion contract by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, as the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has denied the report that he approved the contract.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kachikwu’s Lost War and Buhari’s Burden By Azu Ishiekwene

[Vanguard] If a war foretold does not take the cripple by surprise, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, is in a situation worse than physical handicap. He’s a victim of his own naivety but his appointer could be in a bigger dil…

[Vanguard] If a war foretold does not take the cripple by surprise, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, is in a situation worse than physical handicap. He's a victim of his own naivety but his appointer could be in a bigger dilemma.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kachikwu/Baru Feud – Pandef Blasts Presidency

[Vanguard] Asaba -Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, yesterday, criticized the Presidency over the manner it handled the rift between the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Kachikwu and Group Managing Director, GMD, of Nigeria National…

[Vanguard] Asaba -Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, yesterday, criticized the Presidency over the manner it handled the rift between the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Kachikwu and Group Managing Director, GMD, of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rwanda Rubbishes Report on Military Torture Claims

[East African] Rwanda has dismissed the latest report by the Human Rights Watch (HRW) that accuses its military of using torture to force confessions, terming it as yet another witch hunt.

[East African] Rwanda has dismissed the latest report by the Human Rights Watch (HRW) that accuses its military of using torture to force confessions, terming it as yet another witch hunt.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Two Interrogated As Gold Intercepted At Port

[Daily News] THE Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA), in collaboration with security organs at the Dar es Salaam Port, has impounded a consignment of gold valued at 507.3m/- that was due to be transported illegally to Zanzibar.

[Daily News] THE Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA), in collaboration with security organs at the Dar es Salaam Port, has impounded a consignment of gold valued at 507.3m/- that was due to be transported illegally to Zanzibar.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Defense Minister, Army Chief Resign

[VOA] Somalia’s defense minister and the country’s military chief, who were leading the fight against Islamist militants, have both resigned from the government, officials said Thursday.

[VOA] Somalia's defense minister and the country's military chief, who were leading the fight against Islamist militants, have both resigned from the government, officials said Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Why Women Should Remember Mwl Nyerere

[Daily News] THIS has been ‘The Mwalimu Julius Nyerere week’. As the nation is set to commemorate the 18th anniversary since Mwalimu Julius Nyerere departed on October 14, 1999, a lot have been discussed about him in his legacy.

[Daily News] THIS has been 'The Mwalimu Julius Nyerere week'. As the nation is set to commemorate the 18th anniversary since Mwalimu Julius Nyerere departed on October 14, 1999, a lot have been discussed about him in his legacy.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania