Illegal Mining – Ebonyi Women Protest Arrest of Husbands, Sons

[Premium Times] Hundreds of women in Amagu community, Abakaliki Local Government Area of Ebonyi State on Tuesday protested the arrest of their husbands and sons by the police.

[Premium Times] Hundreds of women in Amagu community, Abakaliki Local Government Area of Ebonyi State on Tuesday protested the arrest of their husbands and sons by the police.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Saraki Counters Colleagues, Approves NNPC Amendment Bill for Second Reading

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday read for the second time, “a bill for an act to amend the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Act CAP N123 LFN 2004 and for other connected matters therewith, 2017” after a major disagreement am…

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday read for the second time, "a bill for an act to amend the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Act CAP N123 LFN 2004 and for other connected matters therewith, 2017" after a major disagreement among senators which required a strong-arm intervention from the presiding officer.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

20-Yr-Old NYSC Member Quarantined in Benue Over Monkey Pox

[Vanguard] Makurdi -A 20-year-old National Youth Service Corp, NYSC, member serving in Benue State (names withheld), has been reportedly quarantined for allegedly manifesting symptoms of Monkey Pox.

[Vanguard] Makurdi -A 20-year-old National Youth Service Corp, NYSC, member serving in Benue State (names withheld), has been reportedly quarantined for allegedly manifesting symptoms of Monkey Pox.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Libyan Slave Trade – FG Identifies 2778 Nigerian Migrants

[Vanguard] THE ordeal of Nigerians and other African nationals caught in the web of the new slave trade in Libya has continued to send shock waves across the world. There have been reports of Africans being sold and resold for upwards of $400 with seve…

[Vanguard] THE ordeal of Nigerians and other African nationals caught in the web of the new slave trade in Libya has continued to send shock waves across the world. There have been reports of Africans being sold and resold for upwards of $400 with several dying in the process.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Doctors Robbed, Beaten Up in Restless DRC

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -MEDICAL doctors have threatened to leave the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo following a spate of robberies and assault by armed groups.

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -MEDICAL doctors have threatened to leave the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo following a spate of robberies and assault by armed groups.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Funds Sought to Revive War-Torn DRC ICT Sector

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -AT least US$1,4 million is required to provide shared information and communications technology (ICT) services in the explosive regions of the anarchic Democratic Republic of Congo.

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -AT least US$1,4 million is required to provide shared information and communications technology (ICT) services in the explosive regions of the anarchic Democratic Republic of Congo.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Diamond, Mum Shower DJ Rommy Jones With Generous Gifts

[Nation] Bongo flava star Diamond Platinumz, who is currently riding high with his latest jam “Sikomi” has splashed Tsh100 million (Sh4.5 Million) on a new mansion as a gift to his newly married cousin DJ Rommy Jones.

[Nation] Bongo flava star Diamond Platinumz, who is currently riding high with his latest jam "Sikomi" has splashed Tsh100 million (Sh4.5 Million) on a new mansion as a gift to his newly married cousin DJ Rommy Jones.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Speaker Refers Malawi ‘Spy’ Bill to Parliamentary Committee for Security

[Nyasa Times] Speaker of Parliament Richard Msowoya has referred the gazetted National Intelligence Service Bill, with critics condemn its sweeping powers they warn could be used to crack down on political opponents and stifle civil liberties, to the j…

[Nyasa Times] Speaker of Parliament Richard Msowoya has referred the gazetted National Intelligence Service Bill, with critics condemn its sweeping powers they warn could be used to crack down on political opponents and stifle civil liberties, to the joint Legal Affairs and Defence and Internal Security committees for further scrutiny.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi