Mugabe Flies Out to Far East for Medical Checks

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe, 93, has reportedly left the country for routine medical checks in Singapore – the nonagenarian’s first foreign trip since his ouster in November.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe, 93, has reportedly left the country for routine medical checks in Singapore - the nonagenarian's first foreign trip since his ouster in November.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

CAF President Sends Condolences Following Benjamin Massing’s Death

[CAF] CAF President Ahmad has sent a message of condolence to the president of the Normalisation Committee following the death of Benjamin Massing, who passed away on Sunday, 10 December 2017.

[CAF] CAF President Ahmad has sent a message of condolence to the president of the Normalisation Committee following the death of Benjamin Massing, who passed away on Sunday, 10 December 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Corruption Propitiates Tax Evasion – Economists

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan economist Carlos Rosado de Carvalho last Monday, in Luanda, emphasised that corruption stimulates tax evasion and takes prestige from politicians, reason why it is a necessity to fight such act at all levels, with concrete a…

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan economist Carlos Rosado de Carvalho last Monday, in Luanda, emphasised that corruption stimulates tax evasion and takes prestige from politicians, reason why it is a necessity to fight such act at all levels, with concrete actions.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Kogi PDP Tackles Bello Over Multi-Million Mansion

[Daily Trust] Lokoja -The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticized Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State over his recently unveiled multi-million personal mansion in his Okene country home, describing it as height of insensitivity to plig…

[Daily Trust] Lokoja -The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticized Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State over his recently unveiled multi-million personal mansion in his Okene country home, describing it as height of insensitivity to plight of the people.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UN to Spend N4.8 Billion On 1 Million People in Northeast Nigeria

[Daily Trust] The United Nations, through the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund, has allocated $13.4 million (N4.8 billion) to help thousands of children, women and men in need of urgent humanitarian assistance in crisis-hit north-east Nigeria.

[Daily Trust] The United Nations, through the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund, has allocated $13.4 million (N4.8 billion) to help thousands of children, women and men in need of urgent humanitarian assistance in crisis-hit north-east Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EFCC Lacks Powers to Prosecute Serving Judges, Court of Appeal Rules

[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission does not have statutory powers to investigate or prosecute serving judicial officers except where such individuals have first been dismissed or retired by the National Judicial Council, the b…

[Premium Times] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission does not have statutory powers to investigate or prosecute serving judicial officers except where such individuals have first been dismissed or retired by the National Judicial Council, the body saddled with disciplining erring judges, the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal ruled on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Reform, Don’t Scrap SARS, Anambra Youths Tell IGP

[Daily Trust] Awka -No fewer than 2,000 youths in Anambra state, on Monday staged a peaceful protest against the call by some groups to scrap the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the country.

[Daily Trust] Awka -No fewer than 2,000 youths in Anambra state, on Monday staged a peaceful protest against the call by some groups to scrap the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Stop Blaming Nigerian Governments for Unemployment – Saraki

[Premium Times] The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Monday urged Nigerian youth and the people in general to quit blaming government or its programmes for the high level of unemployment in the country.

[Premium Times] The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Monday urged Nigerian youth and the people in general to quit blaming government or its programmes for the high level of unemployment in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bad Weather – Travel Disruptions Continue As Airlines Cancel Flights

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Travels chaos continues on Monday nationwide as more flights were cancelled as a result of hazy weather even as hundreds of passengers were stranded at the nation’s airports, findings by Daily Trust have shown.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Travels chaos continues on Monday nationwide as more flights were cancelled as a result of hazy weather even as hundreds of passengers were stranded at the nation's airports, findings by Daily Trust have shown.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria