Could Journalists Help Secure Chibok Girls’ Release?

[Vanguard] The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has appealed to the trio of journalist, Ahmed Salkida and activists, Aisha Wakil and Ahmed Bolori to help secure the immediate and unconditional release of the Chibok Girls being held by B…

[Vanguard] The Coalition Against Terrorism and Extremism (CATE) has appealed to the trio of journalist, Ahmed Salkida and activists, Aisha Wakil and Ahmed Bolori to help secure the immediate and unconditional release of the Chibok Girls being held by Boko Haram.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Abubakar Urges Roundtable Dialogue to Resolve Nigeria’s Security Challenges

[Vanguard] Former Head of State Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar has called for dialogue in resolving the various security challenges currently confronting the country through various militant groups agitations in the country. Abubakar made the call while spe…

[Vanguard] Former Head of State Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar has called for dialogue in resolving the various security challenges currently confronting the country through various militant groups agitations in the country. Abubakar made the call while speaking with newsmen in Nnewi, Anambra on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Saraki Mourns Justice Omo-Agege, Says He Was a Reputable Jurist

[Vanguard] Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Sunday expressed sadness over the demise of former Chief Judge of Delta State, Justice James Omo-Agege, describing him as a reputable jurist whose seminal judgements would continue to serve as…

[Vanguard] Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Sunday expressed sadness over the demise of former Chief Judge of Delta State, Justice James Omo-Agege, describing him as a reputable jurist whose seminal judgements would continue to serve as precedents in the legal profession.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Four Females Barred From Performing Hajj Over Pregnancy in Bauchi

[Vanguard] Four female intending pilgrims from Bauchi State were barred from performing the 2016 Hajj Pilgrimage, the state’s Deputy Amirul Hajji, Alhaji Kawuwa Damuna, said on Saturday. Damuna, who is also the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, s…

[Vanguard] Four female intending pilgrims from Bauchi State were barred from performing the 2016 Hajj Pilgrimage, the state's Deputy Amirul Hajji, Alhaji Kawuwa Damuna, said on Saturday. Damuna, who is also the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, said that three of the intending pilgrims were discovered to be pregnant, while the fourth was disqualified on health grounds.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kipchoge Wins Gold

[Nation] Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge finally realised his dream when he claimed his maiden Olympic gold medal, winning men’s marathon in 2 hours, 08 minutes and 44 seconds at the Rio Summer Games.

[Nation] Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge finally realised his dream when he claimed his maiden Olympic gold medal, winning men's marathon in 2 hours, 08 minutes and 44 seconds at the Rio Summer Games.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Anambra State A Great Contribution to the Economy?

[Vanguard] Former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has said that the industrial progress in Nnewi, Anambra state is a great contribution to the Nigerian economy. Abubakar made the observation in Nnewi on Saturday when he visited some of the fi…

[Vanguard] Former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has said that the industrial progress in Nnewi, Anambra state is a great contribution to the Nigerian economy. Abubakar made the observation in Nnewi on Saturday when he visited some of the firms in the town owned by the indigenes.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Yego, Nyairera Bag Silver and Bronze Medals for Kenya

[Nation] Julias Yego and Margeret Nyairera won silver and bronze medals for in the women’s 800m and men’s javelin throw respectively on the penultimate day of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

[Nation] Julias Yego and Margeret Nyairera won silver and bronze medals for in the women's 800m and men's javelin throw respectively on the penultimate day of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya