Presidency Explains Failure of Poverty Reduction Programmes

[Guardian] Kano -The Federal Government yesterday said undue influence of political patronage and the godfather syndrome were among the factors frustrating poverty reduction intervention in the country.

[Guardian] Kano -The Federal Government yesterday said undue influence of political patronage and the godfather syndrome were among the factors frustrating poverty reduction intervention in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

To Sign, or Not to Sign? That Is the Question for South African Musicians

[The Conversation Africa] There is a persistent narrative in South Africa of famous, bestselling musicians “dying as paupers”. A prime example is Mahlathini, the lead vocalist who performed with the Mahotella Queens, a 1960s mbaqanga group that attract…

[The Conversation Africa] There is a persistent narrative in South Africa of famous, bestselling musicians "dying as paupers". A prime example is Mahlathini, the lead vocalist who performed with the Mahotella Queens, a 1960s mbaqanga group that attracted global recognition.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

No Force Can Stop Us From Winning Osun By-Election – Aregbesola

[Vanguard] Governor Rauf Aregbesola of the State of Osun has dared some politicians in the state and at the national level whom he said are plotting his downfall, to be careful, maintaining that nobody can stop him and his party from winning the state’…

[Vanguard] Governor Rauf Aregbesola of the State of Osun has dared some politicians in the state and at the national level whom he said are plotting his downfall, to be careful, maintaining that nobody can stop him and his party from winning the state's By-election.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Magu – Osinbajo Is On His Own, Attorney General Malami Says

[Premium Times] The endorsement by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo of the continuous stay of Ibrahim Magu as EFCC chairman was not a collective decision, the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, said on Wednesday.

[Premium Times] The endorsement by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo of the continuous stay of Ibrahim Magu as EFCC chairman was not a collective decision, the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria