Atiku in Secret Talks With PDP Over Presidential Run

[This Day] Abuja -With the 2019 electioneering season about to kick off in the next few months, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, whose ambition remains undiminished to rule Nigeria, has opened secret discussions with some leaders of the Peoples De…

[This Day] Abuja -With the 2019 electioneering season about to kick off in the next few months, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, whose ambition remains undiminished to rule Nigeria, has opened secret discussions with some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to return to the party and contest on its platform in the 2019 presidential election, THISDAY has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Saraki Promises Swift Passage of Petroleum Industry Bill Components

[This Day] The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has said that the passage of the Administrative and Fiscal Policy Bills for the petroleum industry will be key issues for the Senate when it resumes after its annual recess.

[This Day] The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has said that the passage of the Administrative and Fiscal Policy Bills for the petroleum industry will be key issues for the Senate when it resumes after its annual recess.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Museveni’s New Age-Limit Plan

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -No bill seeking to remove the 75-year age limit on the presidency has been tabled but the head-butting around the issue is intense. When, on Aug. 07, President Yoweri Museveni’s staff posted a photo on his Face Book pag…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -No bill seeking to remove the 75-year age limit on the presidency has been tabled but the head-butting around the issue is intense. When, on Aug. 07, President Yoweri Museveni's staff posted a photo on his Face Book page mentioning him and a date in 1947, opponents to lifting the age-limit sprung into a Twitter frenzy.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Minister Mahofa Dies

[The Herald] The nation has been plunged into mourning following the sudden death of Minister of State for Masvingo Provincial Affairs Cde Shuvai Ben Mahofa early this morning.

[The Herald] The nation has been plunged into mourning following the sudden death of Minister of State for Masvingo Provincial Affairs Cde Shuvai Ben Mahofa early this morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Reach Out to Raila, Atwoli Tells Kenyatta

[Nation] Central Organisation of Trade Unions (Cotu) Secretary-General Francis Atwoli has urged President Uhuru Kenyatta to reach out to Nasa leader Raila Odinga for dialogue in order to calm the current acts of violence in the country.

[Nation] Central Organisation of Trade Unions (Cotu) Secretary-General Francis Atwoli has urged President Uhuru Kenyatta to reach out to Nasa leader Raila Odinga for dialogue in order to calm the current acts of violence in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya