6 in 10 Nigerians Say Govt Should Not Pay Ransom to Insurgents

[Daily Trust] Nearly six in 10 respondents in a Daily Trust Survey feels that Federal Government should not pay ransom to insurgents to secure the release of abducted persons.

[Daily Trust] Nearly six in 10 respondents in a Daily Trust Survey feels that Federal Government should not pay ransom to insurgents to secure the release of abducted persons.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zanu-PF Politicians Grab Gold Mine

[New Zimbabwe] ZANU PF politicians in the Midlands have seized a foreign-owned gold mine and allowed party youths to mass onto the property in what is seen as a vote buying gimmick ahead of elections due this year.

[New Zimbabwe] ZANU PF politicians in the Midlands have seized a foreign-owned gold mine and allowed party youths to mass onto the property in what is seen as a vote buying gimmick ahead of elections due this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Still Eyes Arik, Aero As Fulcrum for National Carrier

[This Day] Despite the process currently going on to create a national carrier, THISDAY has learnt that the federal government still hopes to establish the new airline on the foundation already laid by Arik Air with technical support from the maintenan…

[This Day] Despite the process currently going on to create a national carrier, THISDAY has learnt that the federal government still hopes to establish the new airline on the foundation already laid by Arik Air with technical support from the maintenance section of Aero Contractors.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Election Budget U.S.$50 Million Short – But Commission Says It’s Ready

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE Elections Commission (ZEC) chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba told legislators this Thursday that the poll agency is ready for elections despite having a $50 million funding shortfall.

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE Elections Commission (ZEC) chairperson Justice Priscilla Chigumba told legislators this Thursday that the poll agency is ready for elections despite having a $50 million funding shortfall.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

You Attack Me for Implementing a Law You Approved – Fayemi Replies Reps

[Premium Times] A week after the House of Reps passed a vote of no confidence on the minister of mines, Kayode Fayemi, the minister has replied saying he was only implementing an approved law.

[Premium Times] A week after the House of Reps passed a vote of no confidence on the minister of mines, Kayode Fayemi, the minister has replied saying he was only implementing an approved law.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

African Airlines Record 5% Passenger Traffic Increase

[Premium Times] The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced on Thursday that African airlines recorded a 4.9 per cent increase in passenger traffic in January, compared to the same period in 2017.

[Premium Times] The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced on Thursday that African airlines recorded a 4.9 per cent increase in passenger traffic in January, compared to the same period in 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria