Audu Ogbeh Lauds CBN for Embargoing 41 Forex Items

[Guardian] Abuja and Kano -The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has commended Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele and his management team for restricting foreign exchange (forex) supply for the importa…

[Guardian] Abuja and Kano -The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has commended Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele and his management team for restricting foreign exchange (forex) supply for the importation of 41 items that could be procured locally.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

We Lack Constitutional Powers to Call IGP to Order, Says Commission

[Guardian] Abuja -The Police Service Commission (PSC) has said it lacked the constitutional powers to discipline or call the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, to order over any wrongdoing, blaming the situation on the country’s extant law.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Police Service Commission (PSC) has said it lacked the constitutional powers to discipline or call the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, to order over any wrongdoing, blaming the situation on the country's extant law.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

PR Experts Blame Low Foreign Investment On Country’s Poor Image

[Guardian] Abeokuta -Experts in the public relations profession have blamed the low influx of foreign investors in Nigeria on its poor image among the comity of nations.They spoke at the weekend in Abeokuta, during the 2017 colloquium of the Ogun State…

[Guardian] Abeokuta -Experts in the public relations profession have blamed the low influx of foreign investors in Nigeria on its poor image among the comity of nations.They spoke at the weekend in Abeokuta, during the 2017 colloquium of the Ogun State chapter of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR).

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House Okays 25% Salary Top-Up for Teachers in Rural Areas

[This Day] Abuja -The House of Representatives has passed a resolution mandating the Universal Basic Education (UBE) to ensure additional 25 per cent salary increase to teachers in rural areas to serve as incentives to prevent them from leaving the hin…

[This Day] Abuja -The House of Representatives has passed a resolution mandating the Universal Basic Education (UBE) to ensure additional 25 per cent salary increase to teachers in rural areas to serve as incentives to prevent them from leaving the hinterlands.

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Botswana Govt Aggressive, Intolerant Towards Media – Rights Group

[News24Wire] A media rights group has accused the government of Botswana of being aggressive and intolerant towards the media, as a hearing against a privately-owned newspaper kicks off on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] A media rights group has accused the government of Botswana of being aggressive and intolerant towards the media, as a hearing against a privately-owned newspaper kicks off on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Deconstructing Nigeria’s Debt Story

[This Day] Kemi Adeosun provides insight into Nigeria’s debt profile, noting that with the economic recovery and return to growth, borrowings would be systematically replaced by revenue

[This Day] Kemi Adeosun provides insight into Nigeria's debt profile, noting that with the economic recovery and return to growth, borrowings would be systematically replaced by revenue

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Africa Leads the Way in Election Technology, but There’s a Long Way to Go

[Democracy Works] Kenya’s recently annulled elections will soon be re-run, but the long-term questions they raised about election management are still unanswered. The spotlight is on the work of international observer teams, but there are also much wid…

[Democracy Works] Kenya's recently annulled elections will soon be re-run, but the long-term questions they raised about election management are still unanswered. The spotlight is on the work of international observer teams, but there are also much wider questions of electoral capacity - problems that extend to the top of the African Union, and thence across the whole continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Seychelles Embraces More Clean Energy, Announces Plans for Led Street Lights, Solar Panels At Schools

[Seychelles News Agency] A new programme in Seychelles focusing on energy efficiency in state buildings and street lighting will soon launch.

[Seychelles News Agency] A new programme in Seychelles focusing on energy efficiency in state buildings and street lighting will soon launch.

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Eagles Get Adebutu’s N50 Million As Rohr Turns Attention to World Cup

[Guardian] Members of the senior national team, Super Eagles, were all smiles on Saturday following the avalanche of rewards that came with their qualification for the Russia 2018 World Cup at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo.

[Guardian] Members of the senior national team, Super Eagles, were all smiles on Saturday following the avalanche of rewards that came with their qualification for the Russia 2018 World Cup at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo.

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