PDP Savours Osun West Senatorial Election Victory, Says It’s Test-Run for 2019

[This Day] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) went into a celebratory mood on Sunday as it savoured its victory in the Osun West senatorial election held last Saturday in Osun State with the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee saying…

[This Day] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) went into a celebratory mood on Sunday as it savoured its victory in the Osun West senatorial election held last Saturday in Osun State with the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee saying it indicated the people's loss of faith in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

FARG Grapples With Fraudulent Beneficiaries

[New Times] Seventeen years since the Genocide Survivors Assistance Fund (FARG) was formed, the organisation is still dealing with beneficiaries who end up on the list under false pretences.

[New Times] Seventeen years since the Genocide Survivors Assistance Fund (FARG) was formed, the organisation is still dealing with beneficiaries who end up on the list under false pretences.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Okagbare Runs First Sub-11 Secs in Almost Two Years

[This Day] Reigning Nigeria sprint queen Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor on Sunday at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London ran 10.99 seconds, her first sub-11 seconds performance of the season to place third behind Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson (10.94)…

[This Day] Reigning Nigeria sprint queen Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor on Sunday at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in London ran 10.99 seconds, her first sub-11 seconds performance of the season to place third behind Jamaica's Elaine Thompson (10.94) and Dutch girl, Dafne Schippers (10.97). She has thus raced back to reckoning ahead of next month's 16th IAAF World Championships also in London.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Matano Ready to Roar Ingwe Back to the Top

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Robert Matano has promised to take AFC Leopards back to the top as he prepares for a return to the club he coached in 2010 and 2011, saying he is confident with his experience and abilities, Ingwe will roar again.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Robert Matano has promised to take AFC Leopards back to the top as he prepares for a return to the club he coached in 2010 and 2011, saying he is confident with his experience and abilities, Ingwe will roar again.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Lawmaker Opposes Bill Seeking Amnesty for Looters

[This Day] Abuja -The Chairman of the House of Representatives Ad hoc-Committee on US/Nigeria Relations, Hon. Ehiozuwa Johnson Agbonayinma (Edo, PDP), has expressed disgust with the proposed bill seeking to grant amnesty to treasury looters in the coun…

[This Day] Abuja -The Chairman of the House of Representatives Ad hoc-Committee on US/Nigeria Relations, Hon. Ehiozuwa Johnson Agbonayinma (Edo, PDP), has expressed disgust with the proposed bill seeking to grant amnesty to treasury looters in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Travel Mishaps Versus Tranquillity At Home

[Monitor] I have always said that from all pleasures of life, travelling is the best. But, times have changed, cities changed, climate changed and unfortunately people changed. I have been travelling since the age of 15, many years ago. And after decad…

[Monitor] I have always said that from all pleasures of life, travelling is the best. But, times have changed, cities changed, climate changed and unfortunately people changed. I have been travelling since the age of 15, many years ago. And after decades of roaming the world, I'm afraid; it is not all good news for the new generation of travellers. Some might disagree with me, but that is also left to them, after all there is nothing like one's own, first-hand experience.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Budget Face-Off – Fashola Can’t Dictate to National Assembly, Says Senator

[This Day] Ilorin -The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions, Senator Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim, Sunday said the Minister of Works, Power, Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), cannot dictate to the Nationa…

[This Day] Ilorin -The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions, Senator Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim, Sunday said the Minister of Works, Power, Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), cannot dictate to the National Assembly on what to do and what not to do on the budget, saying it is an organ vested with powers to either increase or reduce the budget size.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria