Senator Dispels Plot to Make Saraki Acting President

[This Day] Abuja -Senator Olusola Adeyeye (Osun Central) has dispelled what he called rumours that the Senate is plotting to impeach the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, and make Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Acting president.

[This Day] Abuja -Senator Olusola Adeyeye (Osun Central) has dispelled what he called rumours that the Senate is plotting to impeach the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, and make Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Acting president.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Group Alleges Plan to Declare State of Emergency in Taraba

[This Day] Jalingo -A pro-democracy group, Good Governance Group (GGG), has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC)-controlled federal government of planning to declare a state of emergency in Taraba State following the crisis that occurred in the …

[This Day] Jalingo -A pro-democracy group, Good Governance Group (GGG), has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC)-controlled federal government of planning to declare a state of emergency in Taraba State following the crisis that occurred in the Mambilla plateau.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lawmakers Revive Southern Nigeria Senators’ Caucus

[This Day] Abuja -Serving senators from the southern part of the country have revived the Southern Nigeria Senators’ Caucus, which was first formed during the fifth assembly under the leadership of then Senate President Ken Nnamani.

[This Day] Abuja -Serving senators from the southern part of the country have revived the Southern Nigeria Senators' Caucus, which was first formed during the fifth assembly under the leadership of then Senate President Ken Nnamani.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fayose Blasts EFCC for Subjecting Yari to Media Trial

[This Day] Ado Ekiti -Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of bias and vindictiveness for allegedly accusing Zamfara State Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Alh…

[This Day] Ado Ekiti -Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of bias and vindictiveness for allegedly accusing Zamfara State Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF), Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, of looting N500million and $500,000 from the Paris Club refunds allocated to his state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

AfDB Seeks $135bn Additional Lending for Africa’s MSMEs

[Vanguard] THE African Development Bank (AfDB) said that financial markets in Africa need to increase their lending to Micro, Small and Medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the continent by at least $135 billion in order to meet their demand.

[Vanguard] THE African Development Bank (AfDB) said that financial markets in Africa need to increase their lending to Micro, Small and Medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the continent by at least $135 billion in order to meet their demand.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Badoo Killings – Estate Agents Dupe Fleeing Ikorodu Victims of N50m

[Vanguard] About 150 residents seeking accommodations at Iponri, Orile and Aguda, Surelere areas of Lagos, after fleeing from Ikorodu over fears of falling victims of Badoo members’ rampage, have been defrauded by estate agents to the tune of N50 million.

[Vanguard] About 150 residents seeking accommodations at Iponri, Orile and Aguda, Surelere areas of Lagos, after fleeing from Ikorodu over fears of falling victims of Badoo members' rampage, have been defrauded by estate agents to the tune of N50 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Business Tycoon Manji Faces Seven Charges

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -City business tycoon Yusufally Manji and three others were charged with seven counts including that of illegal possession of government stamps and textile used for making Tanzania People’s Defence Force (TPDF) combat uniforms.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -City business tycoon Yusufally Manji and three others were charged with seven counts including that of illegal possession of government stamps and textile used for making Tanzania People's Defence Force (TPDF) combat uniforms.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Senate Probes $3 Bn Spent On Dredging Calabar, Bonny, Lagos Channels

[Vanguard] The Senate, yesterday, began a probe of over $3 billion spent since in 2005 by the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, on the dredging of Calabar, Lagos and Bonny Channels without appreciable work carried out on them.

[Vanguard] The Senate, yesterday, began a probe of over $3 billion spent since in 2005 by the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, on the dredging of Calabar, Lagos and Bonny Channels without appreciable work carried out on them.

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Why Electorate Should Be Wary of Bold Education Reform Promises

[The Conversation Africa] Kenyan voters are being fed a daily diet of grand promises in the lead up to the country’s national elections. If either of the two main coalitions win power in polls scheduled for August 8, 2017, citizens can look forward to …

[The Conversation Africa] Kenyan voters are being fed a daily diet of grand promises in the lead up to the country's national elections. If either of the two main coalitions win power in polls scheduled for August 8, 2017, citizens can look forward to free maternity services, free public secondary school, farm subsidies, lower food prices and much more.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya